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Winter tyre test 195/55 R16 - AutoMotorSport 2021

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Points total
Wet
Dry
Snow
Rolling resistance
Noise
Price
1. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
Very good
8,7
9,6
8,6
8,2
8
7
£83
87 H + 1
2. Continental WinterContact TS 870
Very good
8,2
7,9
7,9
8,4
10
10
3. Vredestein Wintrac
Very good
8,1
7,8
8,5
8,2
7
9
4. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
Good +
7,8
6,6
7,4
10
5
9
£84
91 H
5. Michelin Alpin 6
Good +
7,7
7,2
9,3
7,0
6
9
£112
87 H + 2
6. Goodyear UltraGrip 9+
Good +
7,5
8,0
6,8
7,8
8
6
£78
87 T + 2
7. Pirelli Cinturato Winter
Good +
7,5
6,3
7,6
8,6
7
9
£83
91 H
8. Falken EuroWinter HS01
Good +
7,1
7,4
7,0
7,5
4
10
£78
87 H
9. GT Radial Champiro WinterPro 2
Good +
7,1
6,9
7,8
6,5
7
8
10. Toyo Observe S944
Satisfactory
6,9
6,9
8,1
5,5
7
9
#Name - Rating Points total Wet Dry Snow Rolling resistance Noise Price
Above you can see the results of the AutoMotorSport 2021 195/55 R16 test performed by AutoMotorSport on a VW Polo in 2021. This test was performed in 195/55 R16, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (195). Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005 is the best of 10 tested tyres according to tested properties (Points total, Wet, Dry, Snow, Rolling resistance, ). Other featured tyres include Continental WinterContact TS 870, Vredestein Wintrac, BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Kleber KRISALP HP3, Hankook Winter i*cept RS2 W452, Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320.

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 860
90% Premium £104 87 H + 1
2. Michelin ALPIN 5
89% Premium £108 91 T + 1
3. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
89% Premium £143 87 H + 3
4. GoodYear UltraGrip 9
89% Premium £89 87 T + 2
5. Nokian WR D4
86% Upper-middle £71 87 H + 1
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6. Kleber KRISALP HP3
86% Upper-middle £93 91 H
7. Hankook Winter i*cept RS2 W452
85% Upper-middle £84 87 T + 4
8. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
84% Upper-middle £68 87 H + 1
9. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
84% Premium £114 87 T + 3
10. Firestone Winterhawk 4
84% Upper-middle £71 87 H + 1
11. Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6
83% Lowcost £74 0 H
12
12. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
81% Lowcost £68 87 T + 2
13. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
81% Lowcost
14. Nokian WR Snowproof
78% Upper-middle £74 87 H + 1
15. Giti GitiWinter W1
76% Lowcost
16. Sava Eskimo HP2
74% Lowcost £65 87 H
17. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
74% Upper-middle £68 87 T + 1
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18. Barum Polaris 5
69% Lowcost £83 91 H
19. Kumho WinterCraft WP51
68% Upper-middle £58 87 H + 1
20. Nokian WR D3
66% Upper-middle £101 87 T
21. Debica Frigo HP2
66% Lowcost £83 87 H
22. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
62% Upper-middle £69 87 H
23. Firestone Winterhawk 3
61% Upper-middle
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24. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
36% Lowcost £103 87 H
25. Kormoran SNOW
30% Lowcost
26. Imperial SnowDragon HP
10% Lowcost £40 87 H
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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