225/50 17 Tyres

The following tyres have been reviewed in 225/50 17.
Firestone Winterhawk 3 (2) 100% 95% 100% 95% 90% 90% 100% 96% 8,000
Nokian Line (33) 98% 97% 95% 95% 90% 96% 97% 95% 321,174
Altenzo Sports Comforter (8) 98% 94% 91% 95% 96% 94% 100% 95% 179,518
Dunlop SP Sport 01 AS (5) 90% 80% 94% 94% 96% 96% 100% 93% 41,001
Michelin Pilot Alpin PA3 (10) 93% 91% 91% 90% 91% 95% 94% 92% 74,303
Continental WinterContact TS 850 (34) 91% 95% 91% 90% 89% 93% 95% 92% 168,130
Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 (13) 95% 92% 91% 92% 87% 92% 94% 92% 23,870
Nokian WR D3 (27) 94% 93% 91% 90% 84% 91% 97% 92% 223,993
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen 1 (5) 93% 98% 88% 74% 90% 96% 98% 91% 9,390
Fulda SportControl (29) 94% 91% 89% 88% 88% 91% 95% 91% 233,931
Michelin CrossClimate (28) 93% 94% 90% 86% 83% 96% 94% 91% 221,525
Nokian zLine (54) 94% 95% 93% 90% 81% 91% 91% 91% 329,360
Michelin Alpin 5 (8) 90% 100% 90% 76% 88% 94% 95% 90% 64,000
Continental WinterContact TS 830 P (20) 89% 95% 87% 86% 88% 92% 95% 90% 150,650
Goodyear UltraGrip 6 (2) 80% 95% 90% 100% 80% 85% 100% 90% 10,300
Nokian WR A3 (62) 93% 90% 91% 85% 91% 92% 88% 90% 410,432
Michelin Primacy Alpin PA3 (8) 91% 95% 91% 76% 96% 86% 91% 90% 37,416
Hankook Ventus ST (7) 89% 84% 84% 83% 96% 91% 96% 89% 10,330,000
Pirelli Sottozero Serie II (16) 84% 89% 92% 83% 79% 90% 95% 88% 102,000
Dunlop SP Winter Sport M3 (12) 84% 91% 86% 85% 88% 83% 93% 87% 115,000
Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2 (317) 92% 90% 87% 85% 81% 89% 87% 87% 2,755,338
Bridgestone Blizzak LM35 (2) 90% 90% 85% 85% 85% 80% 95% 87% 10,007
Toyo Proxes 4 Plus (1) 80% 80% 90% 90% 0% 90% 90% 87% 1,000
Goodyear Vector 4Seasons SUV (4) 83% 83% 88% 88% 93% 83% 90% 87% 15,520
Goodyear Vector 4Seasons (42) 86% 84% 84% 85% 88% 86% 92% 86% 424,742
Vredestein Wintrac 4 Extreme (40) 86% 89% 84% 78% 81% 88% 97% 86% 367,283
Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme (56) 84% 89% 83% 78% 87% 87% 92% 86% 592,719
Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3 (10) 90% 93% 87% 81% 78% 80% 87% 85% 86,020
Sailun Atrezzo ZS Plus (2) 90% 90% 80% 75% 80% 85% 95% 85% 18,000
Falken Eurowinter HS439 (14) 89% 86% 89% 84% 83% 82% 83% 85% 162,810
Falken EUROALL SEASON AS200 (12) 81% 92% 85% 83% 78% 86% 90% 85% 93,515
Semperit Speed Grip 2 (10) 89% 88% 89% 68% 84% 88% 88% 85% 53,530
BFGoodrich gGrip (34) 91% 80% 80% 81% 86% 85% 89% 85% 438,242
Michelin Pilot Sport 3 PS3 (208) 91% 90% 86% 85% 74% 84% 81% 84% 2,679,529
Matador MP 46 Hectorra 2 (55) 89% 84% 81% 77% 86% 85% 86% 84% 523,700
Hankook Ventus V12 evo2 (19) 88% 87% 84% 81% 78% 83% 84% 83% 117,000
Hankook Icebear W440 (5) 82% 86% 80% 78% 82% 88% 88% 83% 26,450
Bridgestone Turanza ER300 Ecopia (13) 88% 85% 82% 82% 89% 83% 76% 83% 152,010
Mayrun MR500 (9) 86% 84% 77% 79% 83% 82% 91% 83% 116,000
Momo Outrun M3 (1) 90% 80% 80% 80% 80% 70% 100% 83% 10,000
Michelin Primacy HP Zero Pressure (2) 85% 75% 75% 75% 90% 95% 85% 83% 41,000
Goodyear UltraGrip 8 Performance (9) 86% 88% 74% 76% 88% 87% 80% 83% 100,000
Hankook Optimo 4S (27) 85% 85% 78% 76% 76% 86% 89% 82% 298,842
Dunlop SP Winter Sport 3D (28) 80% 87% 81% 79% 79% 83% 87% 82% 325,700
Maxxis MA Z4S Victra (15) 90% 78% 82% 80% 79% 80% 86% 82% 218,400
Dunlop SP Winter Sport M3 ROF (5) 92% 84% 90% 74% 84% 72% 78% 82% 78,000
Bridgestone Turanza GR90 (18) 81% 85% 83% 80% 71% 91% 82% 82% 316,366
Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance (114) 89% 88% 79% 79% 72% 87% 75% 81% 985,667
Uniroyal Rainsport 2 (223) 85% 91% 78% 77% 76% 80% 82% 81% 2,109,251
Uniroyal Rainsport 3 (127) 86% 94% 80% 80% 61% 85% 76% 80% 750,527
Vredestein Ultrac Cento (17) 84% 80% 77% 71% 85% 81% 81% 80% 172,020
Kumho Ecsta KU39 (100) 86% 78% 80% 76% 73% 81% 81% 79% 1,065,720
Michelin Primacy 3 (62) 89% 84% 82% 78% 67% 84% 71% 79% 822,790
Continental ContiSportContact 5 P (44) 91% 86% 84% 83% 63% 80% 66% 79% 304,261
Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 (25) 86% 83% 78% 83% 68% 83% 71% 79% 271,100
Barum Bravuris 2 (121) 85% 78% 79% 71% 76% 80% 81% 79% 1,352,081
Nexen Winguard Sport (13) 79% 80% 78% 62% 83% 80% 87% 78% 70,500
Marangoni Meteo HP (14) 79% 88% 74% 68% 72% 82% 85% 78% 55,100
Avon ZV5 (102) 85% 80% 78% 78% 72% 78% 76% 78% 1,265,555
Nankang SV2 (24) 84% 76% 73% 73% 87% 74% 78% 78% 158,340
Primewell Sport 910 (22) 85% 76% 78% 77% 76% 76% 74% 78% 173,503
Jinyu YU61 (28) 85% 72% 74% 67% 78% 81% 83% 77% 99,900
Pirelli CINTURATO P7 (57) 84% 76% 77% 76% 76% 80% 71% 77% 779,412
Hankook Ventus V12 evo k110 (108) 84% 75% 76% 77% 75% 79% 73% 77% 1,020,558
Kumho Ecsta KU31 (147) 83% 76% 77% 76% 73% 75% 79% 77% 2,446,023
Pirelli P ZERO ROSSO Asimmetrico (25) 87% 76% 79% 82% 73% 73% 69% 77% 536,516
Nexen N Blue ECO (19) 84% 76% 75% 74% 76% 73% 80% 77% 180,338
Uniroyal Rainsport (22) 79% 88% 72% 78% 75% 78% 66% 76% 454,577
Bridgestone Potenza S001 (39) 87% 82% 81% 76% 68% 68% 71% 76% 487,013
Continental Sport Contact 5 (111) 90% 86% 82% 79% 55% 78% 61% 76% 1,002,923
Continental Sport Contact 3 (212) 88% 80% 81% 77% 62% 75% 68% 76% 2,888,297
Avon ZZ3 (111) 84% 75% 78% 75% 69% 74% 74% 76% 1,578,400
Hankook Ventus S1 evo (34) 82% 74% 75% 73% 76% 74% 73% 75% 419,300
Michelin Primacy HP (169) 85% 75% 77% 73% 76% 75% 65% 75% 3,678,942
Falken ZE912 (186) 82% 74% 75% 69% 71% 79% 73% 75% 1,971,461
Bridgestone Potenza RE001 (37) 86% 71% 78% 79% 70% 61% 69% 74% 846,661
Bridgestone Potenza S001 RFT (13) 83% 72% 76% 72% 72% 68% 70% 73% 117,550
Firestone Firehawk SZ90 (13) 79% 67% 80% 83% 75% 68% 58% 73% 78,910
Continental Eco Contact 5 (20) 76% 71% 72% 74% 79% 68% 70% 73% 90,353
Nexen N8000 (49) 81% 77% 69% 65% 67% 79% 71% 73% 331,502
Yokohama S Drive (55) 83% 68% 75% 76% 70% 68% 67% 72% 546,943
Nexen N6000 (60) 81% 71% 75% 66% 71% 75% 67% 72% 605,469
Continental Premium Contact 2 (153) 84% 77% 74% 71% 62% 74% 62% 72% 3,260,346
Kumho Ecsta LE Sport (17) 75% 71% 71% 68% 75% 77% 67% 72% 203,047
Goodyear Excellence (106) 79% 71% 72% 71% 72% 75% 62% 72% 2,347,556
Goodride SV308 (26) 77% 66% 68% 66% 77% 74% 70% 71% 196,033
Dunlop SP Sport Maxx TT (34) 85% 76% 75% 78% 59% 69% 55% 71% 322,430
Hankook Ventus Prime2 (35) 78% 72% 71% 69% 70% 73% 64% 71% 305,024
Toyo Proxes C1S (31) 79% 72% 72% 71% 67% 71% 66% 71% 307,050
Altenzo Comforter (84) 79% 60% 71% 63% 75% 80% 69% 71% 664,161
Goodyear Eagle F1 GSD3 (149) 83% 77% 76% 72% 59% 65% 64% 71% 2,204,801
Goodyear OptiGrip (15) 74% 83% 67% 69% 69% 66% 66% 71% 178,500
Continental Sport Contact 2 (211) 84% 75% 76% 71% 60% 66% 60% 70% 3,893,362
Pirelli P 7 (63) 80% 69% 71% 68% 77% 67% 61% 70% 1,457,228
Fulda Carat Exelero (15) 73% 79% 68% 73% 71% 69% 57% 70% 194,000
Continental Sport Contact 5 SSR Runflat (6) 88% 77% 84% 70% 45% 65% 60% 70% 16,217
Pirelli PZero Nero (116) 84% 66% 72% 72% 67% 63% 61% 69% 2,059,240
Bridgestone Potenza RE050A (175) 84% 70% 75% 72% 65% 59% 59% 69% 2,769,678
Sailun Atrezzo ZSR (6) 82% 64% 73% 70% 73% 67% 55% 69% 18,000
Evergreen EU72 (31) 79% 63% 64% 61% 78% 68% 70% 69% 239,130
Dunlop SP Sport 01 (101) 79% 68% 71% 67% 68% 65% 58% 68% 2,039,080
Goodyear Eagle NCT5 (80) 75% 62% 67% 61% 78% 69% 56% 67% 1,835,067
Nankang NS2 (174) 78% 59% 67% 61% 76% 65% 63% 67% 1,412,939
Bridgestone Turanza GR80 (6) 65% 70% 62% 58% 60% 80% 72% 67% 98,200
Nokian eNTYRE (21) 79% 64% 68% 56% 78% 68% 54% 67% 214,990
Dunlop SP Sport Maxx (121) 79% 69% 70% 66% 64% 63% 54% 66% 1,798,150
Pirelli PZero Rosso (99) 81% 66% 70% 68% 58% 62% 55% 66% 1,178,262
Bridgestone Potenza RE040 (45) 80% 58% 74% 70% 66% 56% 54% 65% 786,215
Wanli S1063 (66) 73% 58% 62% 60% 77% 64% 61% 65% 5,542,981
Bridgestone Dueler HP Sport (46) 77% 63% 68% 59% 69% 60% 57% 65% 696,537
Goodyear EfficientGrip (91) 75% 64% 59% 55% 70% 72% 52% 64% 988,181
Nexen N3000 (43) 73% 55% 63% 62% 63% 67% 58% 63% 717,482
Bridgestone Turanza ER30 (41) 78% 61% 66% 61% 71% 55% 47% 63% 1,018,238
General AltiMAX HP (10) 75% 64% 62% 54% 58% 61% 52% 61% 124,905
Goodyear Eagle GT (2) 75% 75% 60% 60% 40% 55% 60% 61% 51,000
Sunny SN3630 (7) 69% 41% 54% 50% 83% 70% 50% 60% 62,514
Accelera PHI (90) 70% 49% 57% 55% 69% 59% 57% 59% 781,172
Infinity INF 050 (16) 65% 49% 58% 53% 81% 51% 53% 58% 131,500
Dunlop SP Sport 01 ROF (8) 74% 63% 61% 60% 54% 43% 45% 57% 124,000
Achilles ATR Sport (30) 66% 49% 60% 52% 63% 61% 47% 57% 257,662
Sunny SN3830 (15) 57% 49% 51% 48% 71% 67% 49% 56% 155,883
Yokohama Advan S4 (3) 60% 30% 65% 60% 85% 50% 40% 56% 54,000
Pirelli P6000 (163) 67% 47% 56% 48% 67% 61% 39% 55% 2,354,982
Primewell PZ900 (55) 71% 57% 55% 56% 56% 48% 40% 55% 951,274
Zeta Ztr10 (15) 60% 46% 48% 48% 65% 56% 50% 53% 53,500
Bridgestone Potenza RE050A Run Flat (110) 74% 55% 57% 50% 57% 34% 30% 51% 1,756,052
Falken ZE512 (25) 66% 46% 50% 48% 43% 55% 31% 48% 234,782
Rotalla F105 (18) 65% 29% 44% 36% 56% 57% 35% 46% 70,502
Sunew YS618 (46) 60% 35% 47% 44% 52% 48% 33% 46% 363,462
Autogrip F107 (113) 57% 28% 43% 37% 58% 48% 28% 43% 861,161
Wanli S1088 (73) 56% 32% 37% 35% 58% 35% 27% 40% 599,689
Sunny SN3800 (59) 50% 28% 31% 30% 45% 28% 20% 33% 236,216

225/50 17 Tyre Review Highlights

Continental WinterContact TS 830 P scored 100% while driving a Volkswagen Passat 1.4 TSi DSG (B6)
Driving on a combination of roads for 20000 spirited miles
Very good tyres. The car is very stable on the road. I recommend them.
Posted at 2016-02-19 23:01:11
Primewell Sport 910 scored 100% while driving a Ford Galaxy
Driving on a combination of roads for 20000 spirited miles
Can't understand mr Volvo 400 miles and gives rubbish feedback that is useless and heavily biased.
I have done 20,000 miles with these and they are simply superb not good because they're cheap they are great price doesn't come into it I will not be buying the Firestone Michellin Dunlop and Continental that had had previously used these wipe the floor against all of them, premium product at a rock bottom price, try some you will not be dissapointed.
Posted at 2013-08-25 19:52:18
Toyo Proxes C1S scored 100% while driving a Hyundai Sonata GLS V6
Driving on mostly country roads for 100000 spirited miles
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Posted at 2013-05-05 05:45:52
Primewell Sport 910 scored 100% while driving a Ford S Max Titanium X Sport
Driving on mostly country roads for 43000 spirited miles
Totally amazed at the quality of these tyres, no matter how hard I push I have not managed to get them to let go, wear rate is very low and noise levels also very low. Comfort is superb as is cost, will continue to buy these and put them on the wifes car also.
Posted at 2013-12-19 08:49:57
Altenzo Sports Comforter scored 100% while driving a Audi A6 3.0 TDI Quattro
Driving on mostly town for 1000 average miles
I bought these tyres a month ago. Driven almost 1000 km, no problem what so ever. I went through all review after purchase and became worried for sliding in wet condition. Well so far the grip is fantastic and road noise is very low. I bought it because of low price. Here in eastern europe we have summer tyres and winter tyres, summers are short, so I didn't wanted to spend 100 euros for 1 tyres. I bought all 4 for 200 euros+15 euros for changing. I am fully satisfied.
Posted at 2016-04-27 20:46:30
Nokian WR A3 scored 100% while driving a Audi A6 Avant 2.0TDI
Driving on a combination of roads for 2000 average miles
I bought these tyres for my car having spent last winter on budget winter tyres and paying the price with catastrophic understeer as soon as the weather warmed up.

The reviews on this site convinced me that Nokian A3s were worth a go and so far, after 2000 miles in normal, non-wintery conditions, I have to say that I'm delighted with them.

I spend half my time doing short local trips but my work means I also spend a fair chunk of time on motorways. Locally, the car drives as normal and much to my surprise, it does the same up and down the A1. Road noise is minimal and the economy doesn't appear to have taken a hit either.

Having read Mike's incredibly comprehensive review on these tyres, I have decided to perform my own 12 month test with these tyres to see how they fair in all conditions. If they hold up as well as the summer tyres I've just replaced (I got 12,000 miles from the front 2), then I don't see any reason to buy summer tyres again.

My initial conclusions on these tyres is that for a winter tyre, I doubt you can get better, not just for the money, but full stop!

Highly recommended!!!
Posted at 2014-01-10 16:29:23
Semperit Speed Grip 2 scored 100% while driving a Opel
Driving on a combination of roads for 500 average miles
These tires were suggested to me by my tire dealer. Although they are just a few days old, and winter is not here yet, they are smooth, quiet and grip the dry road well.
Posted at 2012-10-19 07:51:53
Firestone Winterhawk 3 scored 100% while driving a BMW 530d Auto SE LCI
Driving on a combination of roads for 0 spirited miles
Excellent dry and wet grip, super quiet, super comfortable. I had previously Continental, and I must say that these tires are nozaj excellent and I dare say that even better.
Posted at 2015-12-07 17:15:08
Goodyear Vector 4Seasons scored 100% while driving a Ford S Max
Driving on a combination of roads for 100 average miles
Just got these tyres for the front of my s-max after weeks of research. I want a tyre that ticks all the boxes so i went for these. Good tread pattern, quiet, 300 treadwear rating, Winter rated even the guy from the tyre fitters was impressed by them. Will find out how good they really are over the next 6 months or so when the bad weather comes. I'll post another review then.
Posted at 2011-07-31 21:40:43
Michelin Primacy Alpin PA3 scored 100% while driving a Volkswagen Passat 2.5 TDIV6 Remapped 3B6
Driving on a combination of roads for 10000 average miles
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Posted at 2015-04-15 07:18:31
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