Winter tyre test 225/45 R18 - Autobild 2023

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 Pilot Alpin 5
Test winner
2+
2+
1
2+
2. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance 3
Exemplary
2+
2
2+
1-
3. Continental WinterContact TS 870 P
Exemplary
2+
2+
2+
2-
4. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
Good
2
2-
1-
2
5. Pirelli Cinturato Winter 2
Good
2
2-
2+
2
6. Hankook Winter i*cept evo3 W330
Good
2+
2
2
3+
7. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
Good
2
2-
2
2+
8. Vredestein Wintrac Pro
Good
2-
2-
2+
3+
9. Barum Polaris 5
Satisfactory
2-
2
2+
1-
10. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
Satisfactory
1-
2
2-
3+
11. Kleber KRISALP HP3
Satisfactory
2-
2-
1-
2-
12. Uniroyal WinterExpert
Satisfactory
2
3+
2
2+
13. Laufenn I FIT Plus
Satisfactory
2-
2-
2+
2-
14. Paxaro Inverno
Satisfactory
2-
2-
2
2
15. Toyo Observe S944
Satisfactory
3+
2
2-
1-
16. Semperit Speed-Grip 5
Satisfactory
3+
2-
2-
1-
17. Falken EuroWinter HS02 Pro
Conditionally recommended
2
2
3+
3
18. Debica Frigo HP2
Conditionally recommended
3+
3
2+
2-
19. Viking WinTech
Conditionally recommended
3+
2-
2
2
20. Firestone Winterhawk 4
Not recommended
2+
3
2
2
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Snow Running costs Price

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
2. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
90% Premium
3. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
89% Premium
4. Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4
88% Premium
5. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
86% Premium
5
6. Nokian WR D4
86% Upper-middle
7. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
84% Premium
8. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320
84% Upper-middle
9. Semperit Speed-Grip 3
81% Lowcost
10. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
80% Lowcost
11. Falken EuroWinter HS01
80% Upper-middle
20
12. Nokian WR Snowproof P
79% Upper-middle
13. Nokian WR Snowproof
79% Upper-middle
14. Toyo Snowprox S954
78% Upper-middle
15. Continental WinterContact TS 860S
76% Premium
16. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
75% Upper-middle
17. Giti GitiWinter W1
74% Lowcost
21
18. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
69% Lowcost
19. Nexen WinGuard Sport
66% Lowcost
20. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-32
66% Premium
21. Nokian WR A4
63% Upper-middle
22. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
62% Upper-middle
23. Firestone Winterhawk 3
61% Upper-middle
26
24. Matador MP93 Nordicca
56% Lowcost
25. Fortune Fsr901
40% Lowcost
26. Kormoran SNOW
40% Lowcost
27. Imperial SnowDragon 3
1% Lowcost
28. Kormoran SNOWPRO B2
1% Lowcost
29. Duraturn Mozzo Winter
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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