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Winter tyre test 225/45 R18 - Autobild 2021

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Snow
Price
1. Hankook Winter i*cept evo3 W330
Test winner
2+
2
1
£156
95 V
2. Michelin Pilot Alpin 5
Test winner
2+
2+
1-
£228
95 H + 2
3. Vredestein Wintrac Pro
Exemplary
2+
2
2+
£164
95 W
4. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
Good
2+
2+
2+
£171
95 V
5. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
Good
2-
2
1-
£201
95 V + 2
6. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
Good
2
2-
1-
£220
95 V + 2
7. Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850P
Good
2+
2-
1-
8. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
Satisfactory
2-
2
1
£159
95 V
9. Falken EuroWinter HS01
Satisfactory
2-
2-
2+
£165
95 V + 2
10. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
Satisfactory
2-
2
2-
£124
95 V + 1
11. Toyo Snowprox S954
Conditionally recommended
2
2
3+
12. Nankang Winter Activa SV-2
Not recommended
4
2
3
99. Vredestein Quatrac Pro (Allround)
Recommended
2-
2+
3+
£157
95 Y
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Snow Price
Above you can see the results of the Autobild 2021 225/45 R18 test performed by Autobild on a Mercedes-Benz C in 2021. This test was performed in 225/45 R18, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). Hankook Winter i*cept evo3 W330 is the best of 13 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Snow, ). Other featured tyres include Michelin Pilot Alpin 5, Vredestein Wintrac Pro, Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Nokian WR D4, Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III, Kleber KRISALP HP3.

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 £199 95 H + 1
2. Continental WinterContact TS 870 P
91% Premium £164 95 V
3. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
89% Premium £211 95 H + 2
4. Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4
88% Premium £217 95 V + 2
5. Firestone Winterhawk 4
87% Upper-middle £147 95 V
10
6. Nokian WR D4
86% Upper-middle
7. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
86% Premium £154 91 H + 10
8. Kleber KRISALP HP3
86% Upper-middle £153 95 V
9. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
84% Premium £171 91 H + 4
10. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
84% Upper-middle £130 91 H + 1
11. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
81% Lowcost £166 95 V
8
12. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
81% Lowcost £158 95 V
13. Nokian WR Snowproof
78% Upper-middle
14. Nokian WR Snowproof P
76% Upper-middle £155 95 V + 1
15. Continental WinterContact TS 860S
76% Premium £178 95 H + 4
16. Giti GitiWinter W1
76% Lowcost
17. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
75% Upper-middle £180 95 V
6
18. Barum Polaris 5
69% Lowcost £107 95 V
19. Debica Frigo HP2
66% Lowcost £121 95 V
20. Nexen WinGuard Sport
66% Lowcost
21. Nokian WR A4
63% Upper-middle
22. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
62% Upper-middle £168 95 V
23. Firestone Winterhawk 3
61% Upper-middle
3
24. Uniroyal WinterExpert
55% Upper-middle £143 95 V
25. Fortune Fsr901
40% Lowcost
26. Kormoran SNOW
30% Lowcost
27. Duraturn Mozzo Winter
1% Lowcost
28. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
1% Lowcost
29. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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