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Winter tyre test 245/45 R18 - Sportscars 2018

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Snow
Price
1. Vredestein Wintrac Pro
Exemplary
2+
2
1-
£198
100 V
2. Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850P
Exemplary
2+
2
2+
3. Kleber KRISALP HP3
Exemplary
2
2-
1
£190
100 V
4. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
Good
2
2
1
£159
100 V + 2
5. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
Good
2+
2-
2+
6. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
Good
2
2-
2+
7. Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3
Good
2-
2+
2
8. Falken EuroWinter HS01
Good
2
2-
2
£158
100 V + 2
9. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
Satisfactory
3+
2
2
£142
100 V + 1
10. Sunny SN 3830 Snowmaster
Not recommended
5+
2-
3
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Snow Price
Above you can see the results of the Sportscars 2018 245/45 R18 test performed by Sportscars on a in 2018. This test was performed in 245/45 R18, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (245). Vredestein Wintrac Pro is the best of 10 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Snow, ). Other featured tyres include Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850P, Kleber KRISALP HP3, Dunlop Winter Sport 5; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005, Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4, BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2.

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. Hankook Winter i*cept evo3 W330
96% Upper-middle £163 100 V
2. Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5
94% Premium £231 100 V
3. Continental WinterContact TS 850P
91% Premium £218 96 V + 3
4. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
90% Premium £206 100 H + 2
5. Continental WinterContact TS 870 P
90% Premium £216 100 V
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6. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
90% Premium £162 100 V
7. Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4
88% Premium £266 100 V + 3
8. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
87% Upper-middle
9. Nokian WR D4
86% Upper-middle
10. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
86% Premium £210 96 V + 4
11. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
84% Upper-middle
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12. Firestone Winterhawk 4
84% Upper-middle £155 100 V
13. Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6
82% Lowcost £140 0 V
14. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
81% Lowcost
15. Semperit Speed-Grip 5
81% Lowcost £167 100 V
16. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
80% Lowcost £159 100 V + 2
17. Nokian WR Snowproof P
79% Upper-middle £156 100 V + 1
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18. Nokian WR Snowproof
79% Upper-middle £173 100 V
19. Toyo Snowprox S954
78% Upper-middle £156 100 V
20. Barum Polaris 3
77% Lowcost
21. Sava Eskimo HP2
75% Lowcost £138 100 V
22. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
75% Upper-middle £129 100 V + 1
23. Giti GitiWinter W1
74% Lowcost
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24. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
74% Upper-middle
25. Uniroyal WinterExpert
65% Upper-middle £150 100 V
26. Barum Polaris 5
64% Lowcost £140 100 V
27. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
63% Upper-middle
28. Nokian WR A4
63% Upper-middle
29. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
62% Upper-middle
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30. Firestone Winterhawk 3
61% Upper-middle
31. Matador MP93 Nordicca
56% Lowcost £140 100 V
32. Fortune Fsr901
40% Lowcost
33. Kormoran SNOW
40% Lowcost
34. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
36% Lowcost
35. Duraturn Mozzo Winter
1% Lowcost
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36. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% Lowcost
37. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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