2016 ADAC Winter Tyre Test - 185/65 R15

Test Summary
Best tyre for dry roadsHankook Winter i cept RS2
Nexen Winguard Snow G WH2
Best tyre for wet roadsDunlop Winter Response 2
Best tyre for snowViking Snow Tech II
Uniroyal MS Plus 77
The lowest fuel useGoodyear UltraGrip 9
The most comfortableNexen Winguard Snow G WH2
The best tyre for icePirelli Cinturato Winter
The lowest wearMichelin Alpin A4
This year the German motoring orginisation ADAC have tested winter tyres in 225/45 R17 and 185/65 R15, and all season tyres in 205/55 R16.

Below are the results of the 185/65 R15 winter tyre test.

Other ADAC 2016 tests:

Results

The dry results are weighted 15% overall, wet 30%, snow 20%, ice 10%, noise/comfort 5%, fuel consumption 10% and wear 10%.

Goodyear UltraGrip 91st: Goodyear UltraGrip 9
Total: 53.2 / Dry: 7 / Wet: 7.6 / Snow: 8.4 / Ice: 7 / Comfort: 6.2 / Rolling Resistance: 9 / Wear: 8
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Michelin Alpin A42nd: Michelin Alpin A4
Total: 51.6 / Dry: 8 / Wet: 7.2 / Snow: 7.2 / Ice: 7.2 / Comfort: 5 / Rolling Resistance: 7 / Wear: 10
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Nokian WR D43rd: Nokian WR D4
Total: 47.4 / Dry: 7.2 / Wet: 6.6 / Snow: 7.2 / Ice: 7 / Comfort: 4.4 / Rolling Resistance: 8 / Wear: 7
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Vredestein Snowtrac 54th: Vredestein Snowtrac 5
Total: 46.6 / Dry: 7.4 / Wet: 6.6 / Snow: 6.8 / Ice: 6.8 / Comfort: 4.8 / Rolling Resistance: 7.2 / Wear: 7
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ESA Tecar Super Grip 95th: ESA Tecar Super Grip 9
Total: 49.6 / Dry: 7.2 / Wet: 6.4 / Snow: 7.8 / Ice: 6.4 / Comfort: 6.2 / Rolling Resistance: 8.6 / Wear: 7
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Hankook Winter i cept RS26th: Hankook Winter i cept RS2
Total: 46.2 / Dry: 8.2 / Wet: 6.4 / Snow: 6.8 / Ice: 6.4 / Comfort: 4 / Rolling Resistance: 7.4 / Wear: 7
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Bridgestone Blizzak LM0017th: Bridgestone Blizzak LM001
Total: 47.4 / Dry: 6.8 / Wet: 6.4 / Snow: 8.2 / Ice: 6.2 / Comfort: 4.8 / Rolling Resistance: 8 / Wear: 7
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Pirelli Cinturato Winter8th: Pirelli Cinturato Winter
Total: 50.2 / Dry: 6.2 / Wet: 7.8 / Snow: 7.8 / Ice: 7.6 / Comfort: 5.6 / Rolling Resistance: 7.2 / Wear: 8
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Dunlop Winter Response 29th: Dunlop Winter Response 2
Total: 49.8 / Dry: 6 / Wet: 8.4 / Snow: 7.8 / Ice: 6.6 / Comfort: 6 / Rolling Resistance: 8 / Wear: 7
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Nexen Winguard Snow G WH210th: Nexen Winguard Snow G WH2
Total: 48.8 / Dry: 8.2 / Wet: 5.8 / Snow: 6.6 / Ice: 6.8 / Comfort: 6.4 / Rolling Resistance: 8 / Wear: 7
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Uniroyal MS Plus 7711th: Uniroyal MS Plus 77
Total: 46.4 / Dry: 5.4 / Wet: 6.6 / Snow: 8.6 / Ice: 6.2 / Comfort: 4.6 / Rolling Resistance: 8 / Wear: 7
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Barum Polaris 312th: Barum Polaris 3
Total: 48.8 / Dry: 7.6 / Wet: 5.2 / Snow: 7.8 / Ice: 6.4 / Comfort: 4.8 / Rolling Resistance: 8 / Wear: 9
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Viking Snow Tech II13th: Viking Snow Tech II
Total: 44 / Dry: 6.4 / Wet: 5 / Snow: 8.6 / Ice: 4.6 / Comfort: 4.6 / Rolling Resistance: 7.8 / Wear: 7
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Firestone Winterhawk 314th: Firestone Winterhawk 3
Total: 43.1 / Dry: 7.4 / Wet: 0.1 / Snow: 6.4 / Ice: 6.8 / Comfort: 6 / Rolling Resistance: 8.4 / Wear: 8
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Kleber Krisalp HP215th: Kleber Krisalp HP2
Total: 42.6 / Dry: 7.6 / Wet: 4.6 / Snow: 2.8 / Ice: 7.4 / Comfort: 3.2 / Rolling Resistance: 8 / Wear: 9
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