Passenger Car Winter Ultra High Performance Tyres

Below are all the reviewed passenger car winter ultra high performance tyres on Tyre Reviews. Please click into each tyre for further details.

Tyre Reviewed Dry Grip Wet Grip Feedback Handling Wear Comfort
Michelin Pilot Alpin 4 (24) 93% 96% 95% 96% 93% 93%
Toyo SNOWPROX S 952 (4) 93% 98% 93% 85% 95% 90%
Continental WinterContact TS 870 P (9) 89% 99% 83% 93% 90% 97%
Continental WinterContact TS 860 S (9) 92% 86% 92% 89% 91% 93%
Michelin Pilot Alpin 5 (15) 92% 94% 91% 94% 92% 81%
Goodyear UltraGrip Ice Plus (3) 97% 93% 83% 87% 97% 87%
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance (7) 90% 91% 90% 92% 88% 90%
Nokian Snowproof P (6) 93% 92% 85% 90% 77% 78%
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen 1 (28) 86% 90% 83% 85% 88% 90%
Bridgestone Blizzak LM25 RFT (7) 84% 89% 87% 71% 87% 84%
Vredestein Wintrac Pro (24) 91% 90% 86% 82% 86% 87%
Dunlop SP Winter Sport M3 (12) 84% 91% 86% 85% 88% 83%
Pirelli P Zero Winter (5) 78% 90% 90% 70% 96% 84%
Hankook Winter i cept evo3 (8) 93% 94% 81% 83% 90% 74%
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Plus (13) 80% 86% 82% 85% 90% 88%
Pirelli Sottozero Serie II (27) 85% 88% 90% 81% 83% 88%
Bridgestone Blizzak LM25 (9) 85% 85% 75% 84% 84% 84%
Hankook Winter i cept evo (27) 81% 80% 77% 74% 80% 81%
Dunlop SP WinterSport 4D (37) 89% 93% 88% 88% 88% 92%
Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3 (39) 89% 92% 87% 87% 79% 81%
Dunlop Winter Sport 5 (37) 83% 85% 79% 78% 87% 83%
Goodyear Eagle UltraGrip (5) 84% 86% 82% 84% 86% 74%
Avon WV7 (14) 82% 84% 83% 76% 82% 88%
Nokian WRG2 (72) 85% 87% 83% 80% 83% 85%
Nokian WR A4 (21) 85% 88% 71% 78% 79% 87%
Dunlop SP Winter Sport M3 ROF (5) 92% 84% 90% 74% 84% 72%
Vredestein Wintrac xtreme S (9) 84% 84% 75% 85% 71% 86%
Continental WinterContact TS 830 P (37) 86% 86% 82% 78% 85% 87%
Hankook Winter i cept evo2 (25) 86% 79% 82% 82% 85% 86%
Goodyear UltraGrip 7 Plus (30) 85% 86% 80% 65% 82% 83%
Continental WinterContact TS 850 P (17) 85% 86% 86% 86% 81% 80%
Avon Ice Touring ST (40) 81% 86% 74% 72% 82% 81%
Dunlop SP Winter Sport 3D (40) 81% 84% 80% 77% 76% 77%
Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme (64) 83% 86% 82% 77% 87% 86%
Yokohama W drive V905 (17) 88% 83% 82% 83% 86% 75%
Pirelli SOTTOZERO (9) 78% 83% 79% 81% 79% 81%
Nokian WR A3 (75) 92% 87% 88% 82% 90% 91%
Hankook Icebear W300 (10) 76% 64% 77% 74% 71% 70%
Goodyear UltraGrip 8 Performance (12) 83% 83% 68% 75% 82% 80%
Dunlop SP Winter Response (3) 63% 53% 67% 63% 63% 73%
Goodyear Ultra Grip Performance 2 (9) 79% 73% 74% 71% 70% 81%

Passenger Car Winter Ultra High Performance Tyres with no reviews

Dunlop SP Winter Sport M2, Falken EUROWINTER HS02 Pro, Goodyear UltraGrip 6, GT Radial WinterPro2 Sport, Hankook IceBear W300A, Michelin Pilot Alpin 4 N, RoadX RXFROST WH12, RoadX RXFROST WU01, Vredestein Wintrac Nextreme

Passenger Car Winter Ultra High Performance Tyres Tyre Review Highlights

Pirelli SOTTOZERO rated 58% while driving a Mercedes Benz CLS 220
Driving on a combination of roads for 5000 average miles
Huge disappointment. An average tyres with these major flaws: On wet roads, the grip is horrible. My car is heavy, and have all the electric support tools, but even in very low speeds, and very gentle acceleration, the back of the car just tryes to drift all the time. Im kind of enjoying it, but it is very dangeorus. And im talking avout low speeds. Like 25mph, average corner, very small acceleration, and just drops the back..Lilr inhave a 900Nm car, and driving on ice. The other is the noise. It has a very loud beeeeeep noise above 55mph, and getting worse and worse by going faster and faster. It is horrible, not just a very minornl stuff. It is LOUD! :(
tyre reviewed on 2023-01-29 01:00:58
Continental WinterContact TS 870 P rated 97% while driving a Jaguar xf premium luxury
Driving on a combination of roads for 5000 average miles
This is a mid life type of review (2nd winter) and 5000 miles mark. The tires are amazing. On slushy roads (mountains roads with snow, melted snow, ice, water, road dirt, etc), the tires are like glue to the road. With semi-spirited drive (without risking the safety on the mountains roads driving), the ESP was not needed. It grips and grips with no problems. Of course, on fully iced roads, the grip is not amazing, but again these are not studded tires. On snow, however ....a pleasure to drive. On wet and dry roads, the situation is the same: grips and grips without any downside. Braking is also very good, in some emergency braking occasions, the car stopped very quickly from 120km/h speedo` area to 0 km/h. Will definitively buy again next time, as I`m confident I have fund my perfect winter tire.
tyre reviewed on 2023-01-26 17:56:11
Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3 rated 53% while driving a Mercedes Benz E 200 ( W210 )
Driving on mostly town for 6000 average miles
I have this tyre part of the original equipment from the car. I didn't know when I imported the car from Germany it already has European winter tyre attached so I bought another set to cover it since the car arrived during winter in Finland. I fit the tyre during spring 2021 and since then has covered 1 winter and 2 summer. So around 10,000 kms driven already. When I got the tyre mostly has around 5,0 - 5,5 mm thread depth. Now it went down to 4,5 mm front tyres and 3,0-3,5 mm rear tyres. My car is RWD and has wider rear tyres hence the 275 width. In the spring, summer and autumn the tyre held pretty well even during rain and on wet motorways. Sometimes I can feel the aquaplanning but if you are aware and slow down a bit there wasn't any problem still maneuverable. On smooth asphalt it gives quiet noise level but on a little bit harsher surface the noise level goes up quite a lot. In the winter however it is particularly bad, especially for Nordic winter, which I understand it is not what this tyre is intended for. But the rear of my car always wiggling everywhere on every corner, as the temperature dips to under -10 C the tyre struggle to grip even it has compact snow layer not on ice. My winter set has same European winter tyre spec from Dunlop Wintersport 4D and it still perform better despite 1 year older and has same thread depth. So comparing both tyre sets and considering that both of them are not in their natural habitat I can say that the Pirelli one perform worse in this condition. If I live in central European country I would consider buying this Pirelli if there are no other comparable branded options.
tyre reviewed on 2023-01-25 11:41:43
Nokian WR A4 rated 91% while driving a Ford Transit Connect
Driving on a combination of roads for 0 average miles
This is my 2 week review of a set of the Nokian G4's tires installed on our 2020 Ford Transit Connect by Discount Tire. Again my other reviews shows that at least 5 different brand tires will not work with the Transit Connect as those tires listed in my other reviews will not work on the van. The issue is those other tires have too much sidewall flex. The Nokian G4's are made with a Kevlar derivative which stiffens the sides and the design of the tires, but the tires are not runflats. This past weekend we actually had a chance to drive in the snow and on icy roads in Boone/Banner Elk NC while on our way to Asheville. NC. These Nokian G4's 245/40/r19 are the best tires we've even had the privilege of owning. They can handle a wide range of road conditions and still keep on going. All types of weather and climates do not stand a chance with these tires. We're very pleased with the Nokians G4's we're glad we gave the Nokian brand another chance after the Nokian "One" tires failed to impress us. Again, This is a review for the Nokian WR G4 245/40/R19 tires on a 2020 Transit Connect so your results may very. But clearly this IS the best tire for our van's setup.
tyre reviewed on 2023-01-17 16:29:49
Vredestein Wintrac Pro rated 94% while driving a BMW 520d M Sport
Driving on mostly motorways for 20000 average miles
Excellent value for money, especially for luxury sedans like the Bmw G30. Check the tire tests and after 5 years of its presentation it is at the very top... I am thinking of buying it again.
tyre reviewed on 2023-01-13 14:22:25
Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3 rated 43% while driving a Ford Mondeo Titanium 2.0 TCDI
Driving on a combination of roads for 5000 easy going miles
One of the worst tyres I have ever driven. After 7-8 thousands km start steering wheel vibrations, changed my front tyres with Fulda much better. Then my both rear wheels got baloons o the side profile of the tyre, of course trow them in the bin. I suggest you not to buy Pirelli Sottozero 3!
tyre reviewed on 2023-01-12 13:54:48
Goodyear UltraGrip 8 Performance rated 49% while driving a Citro├źn C5 Tourer
Driving on a combination of roads for 0 average miles
Very very good for wet, if you drive in wet is best tire, but bad on snow and dry, bad comfort and too much noise, dont buy, too much money, have better tires in mid/budget class
tyre reviewed on 2023-01-10 21:25:20
Goodyear UltraGrip 8 Performance rated 87% while driving a BMW
Driving on mostly motorways for 3500 average miles
I write this review mostly to get info. My experience so far (5'000 km) is positive. I live in Switzerland and drive a BMW G31 2.0D XDrive. I cross the Alps between north and south of the country regularly (the least monthly) in every season, and do some long stretches (1'200 km in a week end) every quarter. So far no snow and ice so ice and snow rating please do not consider. I am actually concerned to see the snow and ice rating are very negative on TR since I got them recommended and cannot say anything bad of the supplier and of the tyres themselves: quite, grippy, not improving mpg despite moving from 245 / 45 in summer (Michelin PS 5) to 225 / 55 in winter but still OK (45 UK mpg easy). I already drove below 0 C with no issues or misbehaviour. Also, I am surprised such a premium brand can deliver something not performing considered that other models are at least OK. I come from Dunlop WS 5 in a former car which proved splendid, but for this new car this was the recommendation of my usual tyre guy and cannot say anything bad so far. Comments welcome.
tyre reviewed on 2023-01-09 18:19:58
Nokian WR A4 rated 77% while driving a Ford Transit Connect
Driving on mostly motorways for 0 average miles
This makes our second attempt with the Nokian tire brand. Although the first Nokian One 245/40/R19 performed very well, it was poor on wet roads and other aspects. We were willing to give the Nokian brand one more chance and this time we selected the Nokian WRG4's. One thing we noticed about these tires as compared to the Nokian one tires, is that they are lighter than the one tires even though the site list these as being heavier. The other thing about these tires is that no matter what the road conditions, these tires will find a way to keep you driving. Superior dry grp and handling without over flexing side walls with very well wet road handling on our Transit Connect. With a Kevlar derivative designed into the tires, these sidewall still flex, just not as much as some of the other tires we've tested. Although these WRG4's are not runflats, they make up for it with the stiffer sidewalls that will help protect your tire for years to come. One test we performed right after the mounted and balanced on our 19x8.5 wheels, was to drive around a circle (round about) just to see what type of handling we're dealing with. 6 times we went around the circle/round about in dry and wet road conditions without any slipping or sliding. Another instance, while driving over the painted stripes in the road, the Nitto & Kumho tires would flow over and slide, the Van would get squirrely and would not handle very well. While the Nokian WRG4's kept right on gripping over these painted single or double lines. We gave the Nokian tire brand a second chance and this time, it has paid off and so far these tires have proven themselves in a variety of conditions. So yes the perfect tire for our 2020 Transit Connect is the well designed and one of the best handling tires we've ever tested.
tyre reviewed on 2023-01-02 05:25:09
Pirelli P Zero Winter rated 76% while driving a Porsche TAYCAN
Driving on a combination of roads for 12000 spirited miles
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tyre reviewed on 2022-12-31 14:12:59
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen 1 rated 77% while driving a BMW E90 330i
Driving on a combination of roads for 3000 average miles
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tyre reviewed on 2022-12-31 09:32:08
Hankook Winter i cept evo3 rated 81% while driving a BMW 128TI
Driving on a combination of roads for 3000 spirited miles
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tyre reviewed on 2022-12-30 20:45:42
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