Tyrereviews: The Best Winter Tires for 2022/23 2023

Tyrereviews: The Best Winter Tires for 2022/23

For this year's Tyre Reviews winter tire test, have got nine sets of the most popular winter tires, half of which are brand new tires for this year!

  1. Bridgestone Blizzak LM005 - Winner Recommended
    Bridgestone Blizzak LM005
    87 57
    · Winter · 2019 · Passenger - Performance Winter / Snow
    Verdict:

    Fastest dry and wet handling, shortest wet braking, good aquaplaning resistance, excellent snow braking, low noise, lowest rolling resistance. Long dry braking distances, average snow handling.

    Subj. Dry Handling   Noise   Dry Handling   Wet Handling   Subj. Wet Handling   Rolling Resistance   Snow Braking   Wet Braking   Subj. Comfort   Dry Braking  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
  2. Continental WinterContact TS 870 Recommended
    Continental WinterContact TS 870
    90 60
    · Winter · 2020 · Passenger - Performance Winter / Snow
    Verdict:

    Excellent in the wet, very good snow braking and traction, good dry handling, low rolling resistance. Average in car noise, average snow handling.

    Subj. Dry Handling   Lateral Hydroplaning   Straight Hydroplaning   Wet Handling   Snow Braking   Wet Braking   Price   Subj. Snow Handling  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
  3. Hankook Winter i*cept RS3 W462 Recommended
    Hankook Winter i*cept RS3 W462
    N/A 28
    · Winter · 2021 · Passenger - Performance Winter / Snow
    Verdict:

    A very balanced tyre, excellent grip in all wet tests, good in the snow, good in the dry. Slightly elevated internal noise level, average rolling resistance.

    Subj. Snow Handling   Snow Traction   Straight Hydroplaning   Wet Handling   Price   Snow Handling   Wet Braking   Snow Braking  
    Europe Europe · South Korea South Korea
  4. Pirelli Cinturato Winter 2 Recommended
    Pirelli Cinturato Winter 2
    N/A 38
    · Winter · 2021 · Passenger - Performance Winter / Snow
    Verdict:

    Enjoyable dynamic tyre to drive in all conditions, short dry braking, good snow handling, lowest internal noise. Low aquaplaning resistance, weaker snow braking, high rolling resistance.

    Subj. Dry Handling   Noise   Subj. Snow Handling   Subj. Wet Handling   Subj. Comfort   Price  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
  5. Semperit Speed-Grip 5
    Semperit Speed-Grip 5
    N/A 35
    · Winter · 2021 · Passenger - Performance Winter / Snow
    Verdict:

    Excellent in the dry with fast handing and short braking distances, very good aquaplaning resistance, very low rolling resistance. Low grip in wet handling and braking, limited grip in the snow.

    Subj. Dry Handling   Dry Braking   Dry Handling   Lateral Hydroplaning   Price   Rolling Resistance   Snow Traction  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
  6. Vredestein Wintrac Pro
    Vredestein Wintrac Pro
    84 50
    · Winter · 2018 · Passenger - Performance Winter / Snow
    Verdict:

    Excellent in the dry with fast handing and short braking distances, good trip in the wet, low noise. Weakest snow handling result of the group, low aquaplaning resistance, low snow traction, very high rolling resistance.

    Dry Handling   Subj. Wet Handling   Dry Braking   Subj. Snow Handling   Snow Traction   Lateral Hydroplaning   Straight Hydroplaning   Rolling Resistance   Snow Handling  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
  7. Michelin Alpin 6
    Michelin Alpin 6
    87 57
    · Winter · 2018 · Passenger - Performance Winter / Snow
    Verdict:

    Shortest dry braking, good aquaplaning resistance, safe snow handling balance. Poor snow braking, reduced grip in the wet grip tests, high rolling resistance.

    Subj. Dry Handling   Dry Braking   Lateral Hydroplaning   Subj. Comfort   Rolling Resistance   Snow Braking   Noise  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · Japan Japan
  8. Kleber Krisalp HP3
    Kleber Krisalp HP3
    82 54
    · Winter · 2016 · Passenger - Performance Winter / Snow
    Verdict:

    Excellent in the snow, high aquaplaning resistance, low noise. Long wet and dry braking distances.

    Noise   Snow Traction   Straight Hydroplaning   Snow Braking   Snow Handling   Wet Handling   Subj. Dry Handling   Wet Braking  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
  9. Petlas Snow Master W651
    Petlas Snow Master W651
    67 18
    · Winter · 2013 · Passenger - Performance Winter / Snow
    Verdict:

    Excellent in the snow, fastest snow handling lap, best snow traction and good snow braking. Very low rolling resistance. Extremely long wet and dry braking distances, very difficult to control in wet handling, very low aquaplaning resistance.

    Subj. Snow Handling   Snow Traction   Price   Rolling Resistance   Snow Braking   Snow Handling   Subj. Dry Handling   Dry Braking   Noise   Dry Handling   Lateral Hydroplaning   Straight Hydroplaning   Wet Handling   Subj. Wet Handling   Wet Braking   Subj. Comfort  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
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The BEST 10 Winter Tires for 2022/23 Tested and Rated!
October 25, 2022
Year
2023
Tire Test Original Link
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Tire Size
225/45R17
Season
Winter
Auto Type
Passenger
List Type
Professional Tire Test
Region
Europe
Date added
Oct 25, 2022
Date updated
Oct 26, 2022
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