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Winter tyre test 225/50 R17 - Automotorsport 2015

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Points total
Wet
Dry
Snow
Enviromental impact
Price
1. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
Highly recommended
9,2
9,4
8,8
9,3
9,4
£152
94 H + 4
2. Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3
-
9,1
8,7
9,2
9,3
9,1
£145
98 H
3. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
-
9,0
9,2
9,0
9,2
8,4
£103
94 H + 7
4. Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850
Recommended
8,7
9,1
8,6
8,6
8,7
5. Nokian WR D4
Recommended
8,2
8,0
7,9
8,7
8,4
6. GT Radial Champiro WinterPro HP
Conditionally recommended
7,7
7,2
7,8
8,2
7,9
£96
98 V
7. Yokohama W.drive V905
Conditionally recommended
7,6
6,7
8,5
8,0
7,0
8. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-32S
Conditionally recommended
7,4
6,6
7,7
8,0
7,3
9. Falken Eurowinter HS449
Conditionally recommended
7,0
7,8
7,9
5,8
5,9
£126
94 V + 1
10. Cooper WeatherMaster SA2
Conditionally recommended
7,0
7,6
7,3
6,5
5,9
#Name - Rating Points total Wet Dry Snow Enviromental impact Price
Above you can see the results of the Automotorsport 2015 225/50 R17 test performed by Automotorsport on a in 2015. This test was performed in 225/50 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 is the best of 10 tested tyres according to tested properties (Points total, Wet, Dry, Snow, Enviromental impact, ). Other featured tyres include Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3, Dunlop Winter Sport 5, Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Michelin ALPIN 5, Continental WinterContact TS 870, Michelin ALPIN 6.

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. Continental WinterContact TS 850P
91% Premium £111 94 H + 5
2. Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5
91% Premium £143 98 H + 1
3. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
91% Premium £118 94 H + 2
4. Continental WinterContact TS 860
90% Premium £112 98 H + 1
5. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
90% Premium £116 98 H + 2
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6. Michelin ALPIN 5
89% Premium £119 94 H + 2
7. Continental WinterContact TS 870
89% Premium £126 98 H + 1
8. Michelin ALPIN 6
89% Premium £124 94 H + 2
9. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
88% Upper-middle
10. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
86% Premium £96 94 H + 6
11. Kleber KRISALP HP3
86% Upper-middle £90 98 H + 1
15
12. Michelin ALPIN A4
86% Premium £138 94 H + 1
13. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
84% Premium £118 94 H + 8
14. Firestone Winterhawk 4
84% Upper-middle £89 98 H
15. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
84% Upper-middle £87 94 H + 5
16. Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6
83% Lowcost £81 0 V
17. Falken EuroWinter HS01
82% Upper-middle £110 94 V + 1
30
18. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
81% Lowcost £115 94 H + 2
19. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
81% Lowcost
20. Nokian WR Snowproof
78% Upper-middle £96 94 H + 2
21. Toyo Snowprox S954
78% Upper-middle £104 94 H + 2
22. Barum Polaris 3
77% Lowcost
23. Giti GitiWinter W1
76% Lowcost
15
24. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
75% Upper-middle £79 94 H + 3
25. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001 EVO
75% Premium £114 98 H + 1
26. Sava Eskimo HP2
74% Lowcost £92 98 V
27. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
74% Upper-middle £88 98 H + 1
28. Nokian WR Snowproof P
71% Upper-middle £110 94 H + 2
29. Barum Polaris 5
69% Lowcost £90 98 H + 1
36
30. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
67% Lowcost £80 98 V + 1
31. Debica Frigo HP2
66% Lowcost £80 98 V
32. Nokian WR D3
66% Upper-middle
33. Imperial SnowDragon UHP
65% Lowcost £46 98 V
34. Nokian WR A4
63% Upper-middle £108 94 H + 1
35. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
62% Upper-middle £82 94 H + 2
16
36. Firestone Winterhawk 3
61% Upper-middle £103 98 H + 2
37. Fortune Fsr901
40% Lowcost
38. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
36% Lowcost £73 98 V
39. Kormoran SNOW
30% Lowcost £64 94 H + 1
40. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
1% Lowcost
41. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% Lowcost £46 94 H + 1
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice
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