2015 ADAC Winter Tyre Test - 205/55 R16

Test Summary
Best tyre for dry roadsYokohama W drive V905
Best tyre for wet roadsContinental WinterContact TS 850
Michelin Alpin 5
Best tyre for snowContinental WinterContact TS 850
Kumho Winter Craft WP51
Michelin Alpin 5
Barum Polaris 3
Goodyear UltraGrip 9
Nokian WR D3
The best tyre overallContinental WinterContact TS 850
The lowest fuel useGoodyear UltraGrip 9
The best tyre for iceViking Snow Tech II
Vredestein Snowtrac 5
The lowest wearContinental WinterContact TS 850
BFGoodrich gForce Winter
Kleber Krisalp HP2
The quietest tyreGoodyear UltraGrip 9
The European standard ADAC tyre test has this year tested 205/55 R16 and 165/70 R14.

Here are the results from the 205/55 R16 test, you can read the results from the 165/70 R14 test here.

Result

Continental WinterContact TS 8501st: Continental WinterContact TS 850
  1. Total: 63
  2. Dry: 8.2
  3. Wet: 8
  4. Snow: 8.2
  5. Ice: 7
  6. Rolling Resistance: 8.4
  7. Noise: 6.2
  8. Wear: 9
  9. Overall: 8
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Yokohama W drive V9052nd: Yokohama W drive V905
  1. Total: 57
  2. Dry: 8.6
  3. Wet: 7
  4. Snow: 7
  5. Ice: 7
  6. Rolling Resistance: 7.8
  7. Noise: 5.4
  8. Wear: 7
  9. Overall: 7.2
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Goodyear UltraGrip 93rd: Goodyear UltraGrip 9
  1. Total: 59
  2. Dry: 6.6
  3. Wet: 7.8
  4. Snow: 8.2
  5. Ice: 7
  6. Rolling Resistance: 8.8
  7. Noise: 7
  8. Wear: 7
  9. Overall: 6.6
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Nokian WR D34th: Nokian WR D3
  1. Total: 56.2
  2. Dry: 7.8
  3. Wet: 6.2
  4. Snow: 8.2
  5. Ice: 7
  6. Rolling Resistance: 7.6
  7. Noise: 6.2
  8. Wear: 7
  9. Overall: 6.2
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Bridgestone Blizzak LM0015th: Bridgestone Blizzak LM001
  1. Total: 56.6
  2. Dry: 7.8
  3. Wet: 7.2
  4. Snow: 8
  5. Ice: 6
  6. Rolling Resistance: 8
  7. Noise: 5.6
  8. Wear: 8
  9. Overall: 6
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Falken Eurowinter HS4496th: Falken Eurowinter HS449
  1. Total: 53
  2. Dry: 7.8
  3. Wet: 6.6
  4. Snow: 6.8
  5. Ice: 7.2
  6. Rolling Resistance: 6.8
  7. Noise: 5.8
  8. Wear: 6
  9. Overall: 6
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Vredestein Snowtrac 57th: Vredestein Snowtrac 5
  1. Total: 56.8
  2. Dry: 7.6
  3. Wet: 6.2
  4. Snow: 8
  5. Ice: 8
  6. Rolling Resistance: 8.4
  7. Noise: 6.6
  8. Wear: 6
  9. Overall: 6
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Firestone Winterhawk 38th: Firestone Winterhawk 3
  1. Total: 54.6
  2. Dry: 7.6
  3. Wet: 5.8
  4. Snow: 6.8
  5. Ice: 6.4
  6. Rolling Resistance: 8.4
  7. Noise: 5.8
  8. Wear: 8
  9. Overall: 5.8
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Fulda Kristall Control HP9th: Fulda Kristall Control HP
  1. Total: 53
  2. Dry: 7
  3. Wet: 5.8
  4. Snow: 7.2
  5. Ice: 6.4
  6. Rolling Resistance: 8.2
  7. Noise: 4.6
  8. Wear: 8
  9. Overall: 5.8
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Barum Polaris 310th: Barum Polaris 3
  1. Total: 54.4
  2. Dry: 5.6
  3. Wet: 6.2
  4. Snow: 8.2
  5. Ice: 7
  6. Rolling Resistance: 8.2
  7. Noise: 6.6
  8. Wear: 7
  9. Overall: 5.6
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BFGoodrich gForce Winter11th: BFGoodrich gForce Winter
  1. Total: 55.2
  2. Dry: 7.4
  3. Wet: 5.6
  4. Snow: 7
  5. Ice: 7
  6. Rolling Resistance: 8.6
  7. Noise: 5
  8. Wear: 9
  9. Overall: 5.6
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Michelin Alpin 512th: Michelin Alpin 5
  1. Total: 53.8
  2. Dry: 5.6
  3. Wet: 8
  4. Snow: 8.2
  5. Ice: 7.6
  6. Rolling Resistance: 7.2
  7. Noise: 4.6
  8. Wear: 7
  9. Overall: 5.6
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Sava eskimo hp13th: Sava eskimo hp
  1. Total: 53
  2. Dry: 7
  3. Wet: 5.6
  4. Snow: 7.4
  5. Ice: 6.4
  6. Rolling Resistance: 8
  7. Noise: 5
  8. Wear: 8
  9. Overall: 5.6
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Semperit Speed Grip 214th: Semperit Speed Grip 2
  1. Total: 52
  2. Dry: 6
  3. Wet: 5.4
  4. Snow: 7.6
  5. Ice: 7
  6. Rolling Resistance: 7.4
  7. Noise: 6
  8. Wear: 7
  9. Overall: 5.6
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Kumho Winter Craft WP5115th: Kumho Winter Craft WP51
  1. Total: 54.2
  2. Dry: 5.6
  3. Wet: 7.2
  4. Snow: 8.2
  5. Ice: 7.4
  6. Rolling Resistance: 7.2
  7. Noise: 6.2
  8. Wear: 7
  9. Overall: 5.4
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Viking Snow Tech II16th: Viking Snow Tech II
  1. Total: 52.4
  2. Dry: 5.4
  3. Wet: 6.2
  4. Snow: 8
  5. Ice: 8
  6. Rolling Resistance: 7.8
  7. Noise: 4.6
  8. Wear: 7
  9. Overall: 5.4
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Kleber Krisalp HP217th: Kleber Krisalp HP2
  1. Total: 52.2
  2. Dry: 7
  3. Wet: 5.2
  4. Snow: 7
  5. Ice: 6.4
  6. Rolling Resistance: 7.8
  7. Noise: 4.6
  8. Wear: 9
  9. Overall: 5.2
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Toyo Snowprox S95318th: Toyo Snowprox S953
  1. Total: 48.2
  2. Dry: 7.2
  3. Wet: 5
  4. Snow: 6.2
  5. Ice: 5.4
  6. Rolling Resistance: 8.4
  7. Noise: 4
  8. Wear: 7
  9. Overall: 5
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Avon Ice Touring ST19th: Avon Ice Touring ST
  1. Total: 42.6
  2. Dry: 8.2
  3. Wet: 2.4
  4. Snow: 5.6
  5. Ice: 5.4
  6. Rolling Resistance: 7.2
  7. Noise: 4.4
  8. Wear: 7
  9. Overall: 2.4
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