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Winter tyre test 225/50 R17 - AutoMotorSport 2020

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. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
Very good
9,5
8,5
9,2
10
8
£116
98 H + 2
2. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
Very good
7,0
7,3
9,9
10
8
3. Vredestein Wintrac Pro
Very good
8,3
8,6
7,9
6
7
£113
98 H + 1
4. Michelin Alpin 6
Very good
8,2
8,7
6,9
9
9
£124
94 H + 2
5. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
Good +
7,6
7,8
8,4
8
8
£118
94 H + 2
6. Nokian WR Snowproof
Good +
6,4
8,1
6,3
10
7
£96
94 H + 2
7. Toyo Observe S944
Satisfactory
6,1
7,8
6,9
7
7
8. Giti GitiWinter W1
Satisfactory
7,1
7,7
6,2
6
7
9. Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6
Satisfactory
7,2
7,1
6,2
6
9
£81
0 V
10. Falken EuroWinter HS01
Satisfactory
7,1
6,9
6,7
5
8
£110
94 V + 1
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Snow Rolling resistance Noise Price
Above you can see the results of the AutoMotorSport 2020 225/50 R17 test performed by AutoMotorSport on a BMW 3 in 2020. This test was performed in 225/50 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005 is the best of 10 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Snow, Rolling resistance, Noise, ). Other featured tyres include BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2, Vredestein Wintrac Pro, Michelin Alpin 6; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Continental WinterContact TS 870, Dunlop Winter Sport 5, 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
91% Premium £111 94 H + 5
2. Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5
91% Premium £143 98 H + 1
3. Continental WinterContact TS 860
90% Premium £112 98 H + 1
4. Michelin ALPIN 5
89% Premium £119 94 H + 2
5. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
89% Premium £152 94 H + 4
5
6. Continental WinterContact TS 870
89% Premium £126 98 H + 1
7. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
89% Premium £103 94 H + 7
8. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
86% Premium £96 94 H + 6
9. Kleber KRISALP HP3
86% Upper-middle £90 98 H + 1
10. Michelin ALPIN A4
86% Premium £138 94 H + 1
11. Nokian WR D4
86% Upper-middle
32
12. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
84% Upper-middle £87 94 H + 5
13. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
84% Premium £118 94 H + 8
14. Firestone Winterhawk 4
84% Upper-middle £89 98 H
15. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
81% Lowcost
16. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
81% Lowcost £115 94 H + 2
17. Toyo Snowprox S954
78% Upper-middle £104 94 H + 2
6
18. Barum Polaris 3
77% Lowcost
19. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001 EVO
75% Premium £114 98 H + 1
20. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
75% Upper-middle £79 94 H + 3
21. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
74% Upper-middle £88 98 H + 1
22. Sava Eskimo HP2
74% Lowcost £92 98 V
23. Nokian WR Snowproof P
71% Upper-middle £110 94 H + 2
24
24. Barum Polaris 5
69% Lowcost £90 98 H + 1
25. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
67% Lowcost £80 98 V + 1
26. Nokian WR D3
66% Upper-middle
27. Debica Frigo HP2
66% Lowcost £80 98 V
28. Imperial SnowDragon UHP
65% Lowcost £46 98 V
29. Nokian WR A4
63% Upper-middle £108 94 H + 1
9
30. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
63% Upper-middle £126 94 V + 1
31. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
62% Upper-middle £82 94 H + 2
32. Firestone Winterhawk 3
61% Upper-middle £103 98 H + 2
33. Fortune Fsr901
40% Lowcost
34. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
36% Lowcost £73 98 V
35. Kormoran SNOW
30% Lowcost £64 94 H + 1
14
36. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
1% Lowcost
37. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% Lowcost £46 94 H + 1
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice
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