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Winter tyre test 225/45 R17 - TÜV 2021

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
Price
1. Continental WinterContact TS 870
-
1102
301,21
501,21
200
100
£121
91 H + 2
2. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
-
1097
300,69
497,39
196,8
102,4
£94
91 H + 2
3. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
-
1083
299,7
493,1
195
95,2
£95
91 H + 2
4. Michelin Alpin 6
-
1050
283,86
480,06
194,2
91,6
£135
91 H + 2
5. Nokian WR Snowproof P
-
1064
283,16
469,56
201,5
109,6
£102
91 H + 1
6. Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3
-
1013
262,15
448,85
202,4
100
#Name - Rating Points total Winter Wet Dry Rolling resistance Price
Above you can see the results of the TÜV 2021 225/45 R17 test performed by TÜV on a VW Golf in 2021. This test was performed in 225/45 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). Continental WinterContact TS 870 is the best of 6 tested tyres according to tested properties (Points total, Winter, Wet, Dry, Rolling resistance, ). Other featured tyres include Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005, GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+, Michelin Alpin 6; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Kleber KRISALP HP3, Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III, Nokian WR D4.

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 £95 91 H + 2
2. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
89% Premium £206 91 H + 3
3. Michelin ALPIN 5
89% Premium £112 91 H + 3
4. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
89% Premium £96 91 H + 7
5. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
88% Upper-middle £123 94 H + 1
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6. Kleber KRISALP HP3
86% Upper-middle £84 94 H + 2
7. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
86% Premium £124 91 H + 6
8. Nokian WR D4
86% Upper-middle £112 91 H + 3
9. Hankook Winter i*cept RS2 W452
85% Upper-middle £80 91 H + 3
10. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
84% Upper-middle
11. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
84% Premium £152 91 H + 1
6
12. Firestone Winterhawk 4
84% Upper-middle £81 91 H + 1
13. Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6
83% Lowcost £71 0 V
14. Falken EuroWinter HS01
81% Upper-middle £85 91 H + 2
15. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
81% Lowcost £83 91 H + 1
16. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
81% Lowcost £82 91 H + 1
17. Toyo Snowprox S954
80% Upper-middle £73 91 H + 2
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18. Nokian WR Snowproof
78% Upper-middle £88 91 H + 1
19. Giti GitiWinter W1
76% Lowcost
20. Continental WinterContact TS 860S
76% Premium £123 91 H
21. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
75% Upper-middle £78 91 H + 2
22. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001 EVO
75% Premium £104 91 H + 1
23. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
74% Upper-middle £78 91 H + 1
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24. Sava Eskimo HP2
74% Lowcost £79 91 H + 1
25. Barum Polaris 5
69% Lowcost £78 91 H + 1
26. Nokian WR D3
66% Upper-middle £147 91 H
27. Debica Frigo HP2
66% Lowcost £92 91 H + 1
28. Imperial SnowDragon UHP
65% Lowcost £43 94 V
29. Nokian WR A4
63% Upper-middle £106 91 H + 1
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30. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
63% Lowcost £85 94 H + 2
31. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
63% Upper-middle £106 91 H
32. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
62% Upper-middle £76 91 H + 2
33. Firestone Winterhawk 3
61% Upper-middle £137 91 H + 2
34. Fortune Fsr901
40% Lowcost
35. Matador MP92 Sibir Snow
36% Lowcost £67 91 H + 1
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36. Kormoran SNOW
30% Lowcost
37. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% Lowcost
38. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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