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Winter tyre test 215/55 R17 - Autobild 2022

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Snow
Running costs
Price
1. Michelin Alpin 6
Exemplary
2+
2
2+
2+
£254
94 H + 2
2. Pirelli Cinturato Winter 2
Exemplary
2+
2
2+
2+
£166
98 H + 1
3. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
Exemplary
2
2
1-
2
4. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
Exemplary
2
2-
2+
2
£233
98 V + 1
5. Cooper Discoverer Winter
Exemplary
2-
2
2+
2-
6. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
Good
1-
2+
2
3+
£158
98 H + 1
7. Hankook W462 Winter i*cept RS3
Good
2+
2
2
3+
8. Continental WinterContact TS 870 P
Good
2+
2+
1-
3
£155
94 H + 3
9. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
Good
2-
2
1-
2
10. Semperit Speed-Grip 5
Good
2
2-
2+
2
£126
98 V
11. Kleber KRISALP HP3
Good
2-
2-
1-
2-
£140
94 H + 2
12. Vredestein Wintrac Pro
Good
2-
2
2+
3+
£145
98 V
13. Falken EuroWinter HS01
Good
2-
2-
2
2
£96
98 V
14. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
Good
2-
2
2
3+
£105
98 V + 1
15. Maxxis Premitra Snow WP6
Good
2
2-
2
3
£121
98 V
16. Firestone Winterhawk 4
Satisfactory
2
3+
2+
2+
£114
98 V
17. Kumho WinterCraft WP52
Satisfactory
3+
2
2-
2
£98
98 V
18. Nokian WR Snowproof P
Satisfactory
3+
2
2-
2
19. Uniroyal WinterExpert
Satisfactory
3+
3
1-
2-
£117
98 V
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Snow Running costs Price
Above you can see the results of the Autobild 2022 215/55 R17 test performed by Autobild on a VW Passat in 2022. This test was performed in 215/55 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (215). Michelin Alpin 6 is the best of 19 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Snow, Running costs, ). Other featured tyres include Pirelli Cinturato Winter 2, GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+, Dunlop Winter Sport 5; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320, Pirelli CINTURATO WINTER, Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001.

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 £158 94 H + 3
2. Michelin ALPIN 5
89% Premium £226 94 H + 4
3. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
89% Premium
4. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
86% Premium £193 94 H + 3
5. Nokian WR D4
86% Upper-middle
10
6. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
84% Upper-middle
7. Pirelli CINTURATO WINTER
84% Premium
8. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
84% Premium £165 94 V + 2
9. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
81% Lowcost
10. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
80% Lowcost
11. Toyo Observe S944
79% Upper-middle £129 98 V
19
12. Nokian WR Snowproof
79% Upper-middle
13. Toyo Snowprox S954
78% Upper-middle
14. Sava Eskimo HP2
75% Lowcost £103 98 V
15. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
75% Upper-middle
16. Giti GitiWinter W1
74% Lowcost
17. Uniroyal MS Plus 77
74% Upper-middle
6
18. Debica Frigo HP2
66% Lowcost £103 98 V
19. Nexen WinGuard Sport
66% Lowcost
20. Barum Polaris 5
64% Lowcost
21. Nokian WR A4
63% Upper-middle
22. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
62% Upper-middle £86 98 V
23. Firestone Winterhawk 3
61% Upper-middle
8
24. Matador MP93 Nordicca
56% Lowcost
25. Kormoran SNOW
40% Lowcost
26. Fortune Fsr901
40% Lowcost
27. Imperial SnowDragon UHP
25% Lowcost
28. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
1% Lowcost
29. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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