2014 ADAC Winter Tyre Test - 195/65 R15

Test Summary
Best tyre for dry roadsContinental WinterContact TS 850
Hankook Winter i cept RS
Best tyre for wet roadsBridgestone Blizzak LM001
Best tyre for snowContinental WinterContact TS 850
Infinity INF 049
Michelin Alpin 5
The lowest fuel useContinental WinterContact TS 850
The best tyre for iceContinental WinterContact TS 850
Michelin Alpin 5
Pirelli Winter Snow Control Series 3
The lowest wearContinental WinterContact TS 850
Kleber Krisalp HP2
The quietest tyreBridgestone Blizzak LM001
Here's the 2014 ADAC winter tyre test in 195/65 R15.

This year ADAC have tested fourteen different winter tyre patterns.

Also from ADAC is the 175/65 R14 Winter Tyre Test.

Results

Continental WinterContact TS 8501st: Continental WinterContact TS 850
Total: 54 / Dry: 8 / Wet: 7.6 / Snow: 8 / Ice: 7.6 / Rolling Resistance: 8.8 / Noise: 5 / Wear: 9
Positive: Very balanced with top marks on snow, ice, dry roads, as well as low fuel consumption and wear. Especially good in the wet
Negative: None listed

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Bridgestone Blizzak LM0012nd: Bridgestone Blizzak LM001
Total: 51.2 / Dry: 7.8 / Wet: 8.2 / Snow: 7.2 / Ice: 7.2 / Rolling Resistance: 7.8 / Noise: 6 / Wear: 7
Positive: Well-balanced winter tire with top marks in the wet, good on dry and snowy roads
Negative: None listed

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Dunlop SP WinterSport 4D3rd: Dunlop SP WinterSport 4D
Total: 49.4 / Dry: 7 / Wet: 7.4 / Snow: 7.4 / Ice: 7 / Rolling Resistance: 8.6 / Noise: 5 / Wear: 7
Positive: Well-balanced winter tyre, good in the wet and snow, low fuel consumption
Negative: None listed

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Semperit Speed Grip 24th: Semperit Speed Grip 2
Total: 49.2 / Dry: 7 / Wet: 7 / Snow: 7.6 / Ice: 7.4 / Rolling Resistance: 7.8 / Noise: 5.4 / Wear: 7
Positive: Well-balanced winter tire, especially good on snow and ice
Negative: None listed

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Uniroyal MS Plus 775th: Uniroyal MS+ 77
Total: 45 / Dry: 6.8 / Wet: 6.6 / Snow: 6.8 / Ice: 6.6 / Rolling Resistance: 7.6 / Noise: 3.6 / Wear: 7
Positive: Good on fuel consumption and wear
Negative: Slightly weaker in the wet, snow and ice

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Yokohama W drive V9056th: Yokohama W drive V905
Total: 48.8 / Dry: 7.8 / Wet: 6.4 / Snow: 7.2 / Ice: 7.2 / Rolling Resistance: 8.4 / Noise: 4.8 / Wear: 7
Positive: Good on wet and snowy surfaces, low fuel consumption
Negative: Slightly weaker in the wet

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Michelin Alpin 57th: Michelin Alpin 5
Total: 48.4 / Dry: 6.2 / Wet: 7.4 / Snow: 8 / Ice: 7.6 / Rolling Resistance: 7.8 / Noise: 4.4 / Wear: 7
Positive: Top marks on snow and ice, good in the wet
Negative: Slightly weaker on dry pavement

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Hankook Winter i cept RS8th: Hankook Winter i cept RS
Total: 47.2 / Dry: 8 / Wet: 6 / Snow: 6 / Ice: 7 / Rolling Resistance: 7.8 / Noise: 4.4 / Wear: 8
Positive: Top marks on dry roads, low wear
Negative: Slightly weaker in wet and snow

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Pirelli Winter Snow Control Series 39th: Pirelli Winter Snow Control Series 3
Total: 47.8 / Dry: 6 / Wet: 6.8 / Snow: 7.6 / Ice: 7.6 / Rolling Resistance: 8.2 / Noise: 4.6 / Wear: 7
Positive: Top marks on ice and especially good in the snow and wet roads
Negative: Slightly weak on dry roads

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Kumho Winter Craft WP5110th: Kumho Winter Craft WP51
Total: 45.6 / Dry: 7.6 / Wet: 5.2 / Snow: 6.6 / Ice: 7.2 / Rolling Resistance: 7.6 / Noise: 5.4 / Wear: 6
Positive: Good on dry roads
Negative: Relatively weak in the wet and poor wear

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Kleber Krisalp HP211th: Kleber Krisalp HP2
Total: 46.6 / Dry: 7.2 / Wet: 5 / Snow: 6.6 / Ice: 7 / Rolling Resistance: 8.4 / Noise: 3.4 / Wear: 9
Positive: Top marks for wear
Negative: Relatively weak in the wet

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Matador MP 92 Sibir Snow12th: Matador MP 92 Sibir Snow
Total: 44.6 / Dry: 7.2 / Wet: 4.6 / Snow: 7 / Ice: 6.4 / Rolling Resistance: 7.4 / Noise: 5 / Wear: 7
Positive: Good on wet and snow
Negative: Weak in the wet and on ice

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Infinity INF 04913th: Infinity INF 049
Total: 39.4 / Dry: 4.6 / Wet: 1 / Snow: 8 / Ice: 7.4 / Rolling Resistance: 7.8 / Noise: 4.6 / Wear: 6
Positive: Top marks on snow, relatively good on ice
Negative: Very weak in the wet, weak in the dry, high wear

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Achilles Winter 10114th: Achilles Winter 101
Total: 38.6 / Dry: 5.2 / Wet: 1 / Snow: 6.6 / Ice: 6.6 / Rolling Resistance: 7.2 / Noise: 5 / Wear: 7
Positive: None listed
Negative: Very weak in the wet, weak on snow, ice and dry roads

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