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Winter tyre test 235/55 R17 - GTÜ 2017

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Points total
Winter
Wet
Dry
Rolling resistance
Noise
Price
1. Dunlop Winter Sport 5 SUV
Highly recommended
203
69
65
44
15
5
£163
103 V
2. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
Recommended
199
66
63
42
15
8
3. Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850P
Recommended
191
68
58
39
17
5
4. Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3
Recommended
190
63
56
42
17
7
5. Nokian WR A4
Recommended
187
64
45
44
18
8
6. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
Recommended
186
59
54
42
15
7
£84
103 V
7. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 SUV K117A
Recommended
181
62
49
42
15
6
£98
99 V
8. Cooper WeatherMaster SA2
Conditionally recommended
179
61
51
37
14
6
#Name - Rating Points total Winter Wet Dry Rolling resistance Noise Price
Above you can see the results of the GTÜ 2017 235/55 R17 SUV test performed by GTÜ on a in 2017. This test was performed in 235/55 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (235). Dunlop Winter Sport 5 SUV is the best of 8 tested tyres according to tested properties (Points total, Winter, Wet, Dry, Rolling resistance, ). Other featured tyres include Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1, Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850P, Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Dunlop Winter Sport 5, BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2, Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4.

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 £125 99 H + 2
2. Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5
91% Premium £149 103 H + 1
3. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
91% Premium £137 103 V + 1
4. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
90% Premium £122 99 H + 1
5. Nokian WR SUV 4
89% Upper-middle £116 103 H
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6. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
89% Premium £115 99 V + 1
7. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
88% Upper-middle £166 103 V
8. Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4
88% Premium £133 103 H + 1
9. Kleber KRISALP HP3
86% Upper-middle £105 103 V
10. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
86% Premium £147 99 H + 1
11. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
84% Upper-middle
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12. Firestone Winterhawk 4
84% Upper-middle £132 103 V
13. Falken EuroWinter HS01
82% Upper-middle £94 103 V
14. Nokian WR SUV 3
81% Upper-middle £108 103 H
15. Nokian WR Snowproof
78% Upper-middle £107 103 V
16. Hankook Winter i*cept evo3 X W330A
76% Upper-middle £102 99 H + 1
17. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2 SUV
75% Upper-middle £263 99 H + 2
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18. Kumho WinterCraft WS71
75% Upper-middle £93 99 H
19. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-80 EVO
74% Premium £129 99 H
20. Firestone Multiseason 2
72% Upper-middle £108 103 V
21. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 SUV W320
71% Upper-middle £245 99 H + 1
22. Nokian WR Snowproof P
71% Upper-middle £113 103 V
23. Firestone Destination Winter
71% Upper-middle
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24. Fulda Kristall Control SUV
71% Lowcost £141 103 V + 2
25. Barum Polaris 5
69% Lowcost £109 103 V
26. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
67% Lowcost £78 103 V + 1
27. Nokian WR D3
66% Upper-middle
28. Nexen WinGuard Sport
66% Lowcost
29. Barum Polaris 3 4x4
65% Lowcost
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30. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
62% Upper-middle £95 103 V
31. Michelin Latitude Tour HP
51% Premium £136 99 H + 1
32. Semperit Speed-Grip 3 SUV
45% Lowcost £119 103 V
33. Fortune Fsr901
40% Lowcost
34. Kormoran SNOW
30% Lowcost £68 103 V
35. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% Lowcost £51 103 V
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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