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Winter tyre test 215/55 R17 - Automotorsport 2019

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Points total
Positive features
Neagative features
Price
1. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
Very good
8,9
£107
98 V
2. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
Very good
8,8
£137
98 H + 1
3. Vredestein Wintrac Pro
Very good
8,3
£109
98 V
4. Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850P
Very good
8,1
5. Michelin Alpin 6
Good +
7,9
£148
94 H + 2
6. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
Good +
7,6
£121
98 V + 2
7. Falken EuroWinter HS01
Good +
7,4
£106
98 V
8. Toyo Snowprox S954
Good +
7,3
£257
98 V
9. Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3
Good +
7,0
10. Giti GitiWinter W1
Satisfactory
6,9
11. Nokian WR Snowproof
Satisfactory
6,2
£106
98 H
#Name - Rating Points total Positive features Neagative features Price
Above you can see the results of the Automotorsport 2019 215/55 R17 test performed by Automotorsport on a Volkswagen T-Roc in 2019. This test was performed in 215/55 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (215). GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+ is the best of 11 tested tyres according to tested properties (Points total, ). Other featured tyres include Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005, Vredestein Wintrac Pro, Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850P; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Nokian WR D4, Kleber KRISALP HP3, Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III.

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
92% Premium £132 94 H + 3
2. Michelin ALPIN 5
89% Premium £173 94 H + 4
3. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
89% Premium
4. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
89% Premium £619 98 V + 1
5. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
88% Upper-middle £150 98 H + 1
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6. Nokian WR D4
86% Upper-middle
7. Kleber KRISALP HP3
86% Upper-middle £98 98 H + 1
8. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
86% Premium £126 94 H + 3
9. Pirelli CINTURATO WINTER
84% Premium £140 98 T
10. Firestone Winterhawk 4
84% Upper-middle £104 98 V
11. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
84% Premium £134 94 V + 2
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12. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
81% Lowcost £118 98 V
13. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
81% Lowcost £93 98 V
14. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
75% Upper-middle £92 98 V
15. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
74% Upper-middle £107 98 V
16. Sava Eskimo HP2
74% Lowcost £95 98 V
17. Nokian WR Snowproof P
71% Upper-middle £101 98 V
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18. Barum Polaris 5
69% Lowcost £92 98 V
19. Nexen WinGuard Sport
66% Lowcost
20. Debica Frigo HP2
66% Lowcost £110 98 V
21. Imperial SnowDragon UHP
65% Lowcost £47 98 V
22. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
63% Lowcost £86 98 V + 1
23. Nokian WR A4
63% Upper-middle
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24. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
62% Upper-middle £89 98 V
25. Firestone Winterhawk 3
61% Upper-middle
26. Fortune Fsr901
40% Lowcost
27. Kormoran SNOW
30% Lowcost £63 94 H + 1
28. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
1% Lowcost
29. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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