2011 European Winter Tyre Test - 195/65 R15

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The Results:

1st: Continental WinterContact TS830

Continental WinterContact TS830
  1. Total: 19.4
  2. Dry: 3.5
  3. Wet: 4
  4. Snow: 4.1
  5. Ice: 3.6
  6. Wear: 4.2
Overall: Very balanced tyre, good on snow, good in the wet, good on dry roads

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2nd: Goodyear UltraGrip 8

Goodyear UltraGrip 8
  1. Total: 19.1
  2. Dry: 3.7
  3. Wet: 4.2
  4. Snow: 3.6
  5. Ice: 3.6
  6. Wear: 4
Overall: Very balanced tyre, good on snow, best in the wet, good on dry roads

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3rd: Semperit Speed Grip 2

Semperit Speed Grip 2
  1. Total: 18.8
  2. Dry: 3.5
  3. Wet: 3.8
  4. Snow: 3.9
  5. Ice: 3.6
  6. Wear: 4
Overall: Very balanced tyre, good on snow, good in the wet, good on dry roads, lowest fuel consumption

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4th: Dunlop SP WinterSport 4D

Dunlop SP WinterSport 4D
  1. Total: 18.9
  2. Dry: 3.7
  3. Wet: 4
  4. Snow: 3.9
  5. Ice: 3.6
  6. Wear: 3.7
Overall: Very balanced tyre, good on snow, good in the wet, good on dry roads

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5th: Michelin Alpin A4

Michelin Alpin A4
  1. Total: 19.6
  2. Dry: 3.8
  3. Wet: 3.5
  4. Snow: 3.6
  5. Ice: 3.7
  6. Wear: 5
Overall: Very balanced tyre, good on snow, good in the wet, good on dry roads, top marks for wear

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6th: Pirelli Winter Snow Control Series 3

Pirelli Winter Snow Control Series 3
  1. Total: 18.6
  2. Dry: 3.7
  3. Wet: 3.7
  4. Snow: 3.7
  5. Ice: 4
  6. Wear: 3.5
Overall: Very balanced tyre, good on snow, good in the wet, good on dry roads

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7th: Nokian WR D3

Nokian WR D3
  1. Total: 19.2
  2. Dry: 4.2
  3. Wet: 3.4
  4. Snow: 3.9
  5. Ice: 3.7
  6. Wear: 4
Overall: Good on snow, best on dry roads

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8th: Vredestein Snowtrac 3

Vredestein Snowtrac 3
  1. Total: 18.2
  2. Dry: 3.4
  3. Wet: 3.5
  4. Snow: 3.9
  5. Ice: 3.7
  6. Wear: 3.7
Overall: Good in the snow, good in the wet, slight weakness on dry roads

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9th: Fulda Kristall Montero 3

Fulda Kristall Montero 3
  1. Total: 18.2
  2. Dry: 3.3
  3. Wet: 3.1
  4. Snow: 4.3
  5. Ice: 3.5
  6. Wear: 4
Overall: Best on snow, slight weakness on both wet and dry roads

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10th: Barum Polaris 3

Barum Polaris 3
  1. Total: 18.3
  2. Dry: 3.8
  3. Wet: 3.2
  4. Snow: 3.8
  5. Ice: 3.5
  6. Wear: 4
Overall: Good in the snow, good on dry roads, slight weakness in the wet

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11th: Kleber Krisalp HP2

Kleber Krisalp HP2
  1. Total: 18.6
  2. Dry: 3.7
  3. Wet: 2.7
  4. Snow: 3.6
  5. Ice: 3.6
  6. Wear: 5
Overall: Good in the snow, good on dry roads, top marks for wear. Weakness in the wet

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12th: Kumho IZen KW23

Kumho IZen KW23
  1. Total: 37.3
  2. Dry: 3.7
  3. Wet: 23.2
  4. Snow: 3.6
  5. Ice: 3.6
  6. Wear: 3.2
Overall: Good on snow, good in the dry. Slight weakness in the wet, slight weakness in wear

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13th: Bridgestone Blizzak LM32

Bridgestone Blizzak LM32
  1. Total: 17.6
  2. Dry: 3.9
  3. Wet: 2.9
  4. Snow: 3.6
  5. Ice: 3.2
  6. Wear: 4
Overall: Good on snow, good on dry roads. Weakness in the wet, slight weakness on ice

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14th: GT Radial Champiro Winterpro

GT Radial Champiro Winterpro
  1. Total: 15.4
  2. Dry: 3.2
  3. Wet: 3.1
  4. Snow: 2.3
  5. Ice: 3.6
  6. Wear: 3.2
Overall: Weakness in snow, weakness in the wet, slight weakness on dry roads

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