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Winter tyre test 235/55 R18 - Autobild 2021

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Snow
Rolling resistance
Noise
Price
1. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
Exemplary
1-
2
2+
2
1-
2. Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5 SUV
Exemplary
2
2
1
2
1
£302
104 H
3. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
Good
1-
2
2+
1-
2+
£236
104 H
4. Vredestein Wintrac Pro
Good
2+
2-
1-
2-
2+
£164
104 H
5. Continental WinterContact TS 850P SUV
Good
2
2
2+
1
2
£224
100 H
6. Hankook Winter i*cept evo3 X W330A
Good
2+
2-
2+
3+
2-
£146
100 H + 1
7. Toyo Snowprox S954
Satisfactory
2+
2-
2-
3+
2
£147
104 H
8. Nokian WR SUV 4
Satisfactory
2-
2-
2+
2-
2
£159
104 H
9. Falken EuroWinter HS01 SUV
Satisfactory
2+
3-
2+
2-
2
£150
104 V
10. Tristar Snowpower UHP
Not recommended
4
2
3+
2
2
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Snow Rolling resistance Noise Price
Above you can see the results of the Autobild 2021 235/55 R18 test performed by Autobild on a VW Tiguan in 2021. This test was performed in 235/55 R18, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (235). GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+ is the best of 10 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Snow, Rolling resistance, Noise, ). Other featured tyres include Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5 SUV, Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005, Vredestein Wintrac Pro; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4, BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2, Michelin LATITUDE ALPIN LA2.

Same size tyres not featured in the test

Tests usually don't cover the whole market - here is our selection what not to miss when shopping for tyres in this size.
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice
1. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance SUV Gen-1
95% Premium £217 104 H
2. Continental WinterContact TS 850P
91% Premium £339 100 H + 2
3. Pirelli SCORPION WINTER
90% Premium £223 104 H + 1
4. Continental WinterContact TS 870 P
90% Premium £199 100 H + 1
5. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
89% Premium £194 104 H
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6. Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4
88% Premium £260 104 V
7. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
87% Upper-middle £257 100 H
8. Michelin LATITUDE ALPIN LA2
86% Premium £179 104 H
9. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
86% Premium £215 104 H
10. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
84% Premium £199 100 H
11. Firestone Winterhawk 4
84% Upper-middle £273 104 H + 1
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12. Nokian WR SUV 3
81% Upper-middle £145 104 H
13. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 SUV W320A
75% Upper-middle £219 100 H + 1
14. Kumho WinterCraft WS71
75% Upper-middle £192 100 H
15. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2 SUV
75% Upper-middle £223 100 H + 1
16. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-80 EVO
74% Premium £804 100 H
17. Firestone Destination Winter
71% Upper-middle £212 104 H
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18. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
63% Upper-middle £340 104 H
19. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
62% Upper-middle £173 100 V
20. Matador MP93 Nordicca
56% Lowcost £140 104 H
21. Semperit Speed-Grip 3 SUV
45% Lowcost £190 104 H + 1
22. Fortune Fsr901
40% Lowcost
23. Imperial SnowDragon UHP
25% Lowcost
3
24. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 SUV
1% Lowcost £176 104 H + 1
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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