Tyre Reviews: All-Season Tire Test R17 2023

Tyre Reviews: All-Season Tire Test R17

The 2022 Tyre Reviews all-season tire test placed nine 225/45 R17 all season tires through dry, wet and snow testing using a VW Golf. The test involved tire models, including the premium-class Michelin, Bridgestone, Pirelli, Goodyear and Continental, as well as Hankook, Falken and Vredestein, belonging to the mid-price segment, and the inexpensive Kleber tires.

  1. Michelin CrossClimate 2 - Winner
    Michelin CrossClimate 2
    86 54
    · All Season · 2020 · Passenger - Performance All-Season
    Verdict:

    The best snow performance on test by a margin, rivaling winter tyre ability, shortest dry braking with good grip in dry handling, high aquaplaning resistance, low rolling resistance. Limited grip in the wet grip tests with high levels of understeer.

    Straight Hydroplaning   Snow Braking   Dry Braking   Snow Handling   Price   Snow Traction   Noise  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · Japan Japan
  2. Hankook Kinergy 4S2 X H750A
    Hankook Kinergy 4S2 X H750A
    N/A 32
    · All Season · 2019 · Passenger - Passenger All-Season
    Verdict:

    Best aquaplaning resistance, extremely short wet braking and excellent wet handling, excellent grip in all snow tests, high grip levels in the dry, low noise. High rolling resistance.

    Lateral Hydroplaning   Straight Hydroplaning   Dry Braking   Wet Braking   Noise   Snow Handling   Wet Handling   Rolling Resistance   Price  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · China China · South Korea South Korea
  3. Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3
    Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3
    91 59
    · All Season · 2020 · Passenger - Premium Touring All-Season
    Verdict:

    Excellent grip in the wet with short braking distances and good handling, very high aquaplaning resistance, excellent braking and handling in the snow, fastest dry handling time. Lower snow traction, long dry braking distances.

    Lateral Hydroplaning   Straight Hydroplaning   Dry Handling   Snow Braking   Wet Braking   Wet Handling   Price   Snow Traction  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
  4. Continental AllSeasonContact
    Continental AllSeasonContact
    88 61
    · All Season · 2017 · Passenger - Premium Touring All-Season
    Verdict:

    Good handling in the wet and dry, good snow braking and handling, low rolling resistance. High internal noise, weak snow traction, extended dry braking.

    Dry Handling   Wet Handling   Rolling Resistance   Snow Braking   Snow Handling   Dry Braking   Snow Traction   Noise  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
  5. Bridgestone Weather Control A005 Evo
    Bridgestone Weather Control A005 Evo
    81 58
    · All Season · 2020 · Passenger - Premium Touring All-Season
    Verdict:

    Excellent grip in the wet and dry, good aquaplaning resistance, short dry braking, lowest rolling resistance on test. Extremely limited snow performance with the longest braking, lowest traction and most difficult snow handling lap. Highest internal noise.

    Lateral Hydroplaning   Dry Handling   Rolling Resistance   Dry Braking   Wet Braking   Noise   Snow Braking   Snow Handling   Snow Traction  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe
  6. Falken EuroAll Season AS210
    Falken EuroAll Season AS210
    78 44
    · All Season · 2018 · Passenger - High Performance All-Season
    Verdict:

    Lowest internal noise on test, good snow traction and wet handling. Average grip in the snow and the dry, low aquaplaning resistance, very high rolling resistance.

    Price   Snow Traction   Wet Handling   Noise   Rolling Resistance   Lateral Hydroplaning   Straight Hydroplaning  
    Europe Europe
  7. Vredestein Quatrac Pro
    Vredestein Quatrac Pro
    80 47
    · All Season · 2019 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance All-Season
    Verdict:

    Best wet grip on test with the shortest wet braking and fastest wet handling lap, low internal noise. Low grip in the snow and in the dry, low aquaplaning resistance, highest rolling resistance in the test.

    Wet Handling   Wet Braking   Noise   Straight Hydroplanin   Snow Traction   Lateral Hydroplaning   Rolling Resistance   Snow Handling  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe
  8. Pirelli Cinturato All Season SF 2
    Pirelli Cinturato All Season SF 2
    76 42
    · All Season · 2021 · Passenger - Premium Touring All-Season
    Verdict:

    Lowest rolling resistance on test, short braking distance in the dry. Limited snow and wet grip in braking and handling.

    Dry Braking   Rolling Resistance   Wet Handling   Wet Braking   Dry Handling   Snow Braking  
    Canada Canada · Europe Europe · Japan Japan
  9. Kleber Quadraxer 2
    Kleber Quadraxer 2
    74 36
    · All Season · 2016 · Passenger - Standard Touring All-Season
    Verdict:

    Excellent grip in the snow, high aquaplaning resistance, low internal noise. Low grip in the wet and dry with long braking distances and slow to react handling. High rolling resistance.

    Noise   Snow Traction   Lateral Hydroplaning   Straight Hydroplaning   Snow Braking   Snow Handling   Dry Braking   Dry Handling   Wet Handling   Rolling Resistance   Wet Braking  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
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September 24, 2022
Year
2023
Tire Test Original Link
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Tire Size
225/45R17
Season
All-Season
Auto Type
Passenger
List Type
Professional Tire Test
Region
Europe
Date added
Sep 26, 2022
Date updated
Nov 15, 2022
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