ADAC: Winter Tire Test R17 2016

In the tire size 225/45 R 17, the ADAC has tested 13 winter tires with the speed index H. This sporty tire size is widely used in the middle class. Between a good and two bad tires, a broad midfield with specific strengths and weaknesses stretches. Here is something for every vehicle use.

  1. 2.2 Dunlop Winter Sport 5

    Very balanced, especially good on wet and snow, good on dry and icy roads, low fuel consumption.

    Dry Performance Ice Performance Wet Performance Fuel Consumption Treadwear Winter / Snow Performance
  2. 2.9 Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3

    Good all-rounder with only slight weaknesses.

    Treadwear Fuel Consumption
  3. 3 Firestone Winterhawk 3

    Top marks on ice, relatively quiet. Slightly weaker on dry and especially wet surfaces.

    Ice Performance Fuel Consumption Treadwear
  4. 3 Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen 1

    Top ratings on snow and ice as well as in fuel consumption. Slight weaknesses on dry roads

    Ice Performance Treadwear Winter / Snow Performance Fuel Consumption
  5. 3 Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320

    Especially good on dry roads, strong in the snow. Relatively weak in the wet.

    Ice Performance Fuel Consumption Dry Performance Winter / Snow Performance Treadwear
  6. 3 Nokian WR D4

    Relatively good on snow and ice, good on dry roads. Somewhat weaker in the wet, poor wear.

    Ice Performance Fuel Consumption Dry Performance Winter / Snow Performance
  7. 3.2 Uniroyal MS Plus 77

    Top marks in the wet. Relatively weak on dry roads and on ice.

    Treadwear Wet Performance Winter / Snow Performance Fuel Consumption
  8. 3.3 Bridgestone Blizzak LM001

    Top marks in the dry, good in the wet. Weak on snow.

    Ice Performance Wet Performance Dry Performance Fuel Consumption Treadwear Noise / Comfort
  9. 3.4 Viking SnowTech II

    Good in the snow. Relatively weak on dry and wet, high fuel consumption.

    Treadwear Fuel Consumption Winter / Snow Performance Noise / Comfort
  10. 3.4 Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme S

    Especially good in the wet, good on dry roads. Weak on snow, high fuel consumption and wear.

    Ice Performance Wet Performance Dry Performance Fuel Consumption
  11. 3.5 Yokohama W.Drive V905

    Good on dry roads and on snow. Weak on wet and ice, higher fuel consumption and wear.

    Fuel Consumption Dry Performance Winter / Snow Performance Noise / Comfort
  12. 3.7 Matador MP92 Sibir Snow

    Good on snow, relatively low fuel consumption. Weak in the wet.

    Ice Performance Fuel Consumption Winter / Snow Performance Treadwear Wet Performance
  13. 3.9 BFGoodrich g-Force Winter

    Top grade in wear, good on snow and ice, low fuel consumption. Weak in the wet.

    Ice Performance Treadwear Winter / Snow Performance Fuel Consumption Wet Performance Noise / Comfort
Year
2016
Date added
Mar 04, 2019
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Season
Winter
Auto Type
Passenger
List Type
Professional Tire Test



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