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205/55 R16 - Best summer tyres 2024 - market overview, tests, reviews

Today's discount (03.03):
Maxxis Premitra HP5 205/55 R16 94 W 76%
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Best summer tyres in tests (2024)

1. Continental PremiumContact 7

/100%
Tested 7x in 2024, 7x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Short braking distance on wet roads
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Great handling on dry roads
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
Minuses:
    -
check the prices for Continental PremiumContact 7

2. GoodYear Efficientgrip Performance 2

/85%
Tested 1x in 2024, 1x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Low drive-by noise levels
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
Minuses:
    -
check the prices for GoodYear Efficientgrip Performance 2

3. Michelin Primacy 4+

/93%
Tested 4x in 2024, 4x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Great handling on dry roads
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Low drive-by noise levels
Minuses:
    -
check the prices for Michelin Primacy 4+

205/55 R16 tyre test

Best tyres in your size

205/55 R16 tyre ranking based on test results

Tests usually don't cover the whole market - here is our selection what not to miss when shopping for tyres in this size.
#NameOur ratingTested in this dimensionTested in same width dimensionSegmentPrice
1. Michelin Pilot Sport 4! Newer model available: Michelin Pilot Sport 5
88.5%
88.1%
76.4%
Premium £104
91 W + 2
2. Continental PremiumContact 6! Newer model available: Continental PremiumContact 7
84.2%
91.3%
85%
Premium £89
91 V + 1
3. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
86%
91%
93.4%
Premium £91
91 V + 3
4. Michelin Primacy 4! Newer model available: Michelin Primacy 4+
79.3%
80.5%
76.7%
Premium £99
91 H + 12
5. Bridgestone Turanza T005
82%
86.5%
80.1%
Premium £84
91 W + 11
6. Nokian Wetproof
85.6%
79.2%
76.5%
Upper-middle £95
91 H + 4
7. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
77.1%
76.9%
77.4%
Premium £84
91 Y + 4
8. Debica Presto HP2
71.9%
Lowcost £52
91 V + 3
9. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
77%
77.3%
75.1%
Upper-middle £67
91 V + 4
10. Dunlop Sport BluResponse
77.6%
83.5%
75.5%
Premium £83
91 H + 5
11. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance! Newer model available: Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
79.8%
83.5%
82.7%
Premium £93
91 W + 11
12. Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance
Premium £65
91 V + 3
13. Kleber Dynaxer HP4
67.1%
72.5%
80.5%
Upper-middle £120
91 V + 9
14. Kumho Ecsta PS71
77.5%
74.6%
77.9%
Upper-middle £57
91 V + 1
15. Maxxis Premitra HP5
80.4%
82%
77.4%
Lowcost £60
91 V + 1
16. Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde
64.9%
55.7%
Premium £106
91 H + 1
17. Fulda EcoControl HP2
71.6%
79.6%
70.9%
Lowcost £72
91 V + 3
18. Sava Intensa HP2
Lowcost £57
91 H + 3
19. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125! Newer model available: Hankook Ventus Prime 4
74%
89.8%
79.3%
Premium £97
91 V + 7
20. Michelin e.Primacy
61.7%
80.8%
72.8%
Premium £89
91 V + 5
21. Uniroyal RainSport 5
85.5%
74.3%
76.6%
Upper-middle £67
91 W + 3
22. BFGoodrich Advantage
66.1%
73.1%
70.4%
Upper-middle £102
91 H + 9
23. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
Premium £90
91 W + 2
24. Firestone Roadhawk
76.5%
85%
76.7%
Upper-middle £64
91 V + 3
25. Toyo Proxes Comfort
65.5%
80.4%
84.5%
Upper-middle £60
0 + 2
26. Continental Ecocontact 6! Newer model available: Continental EcoContact 7
64.7%
75.2%
73.7%
Premium £92
91 W + 12
27. Continental PremiumContact 5
66%
62.5%
Premium £90
91 W + 5
28. Semperit Speed-Life 3
77.8%
66.8%
74.5%
Lowcost £65
91 H + 3
29. Nankang Comfort ECO-2+
Lowcost £47
91
30. Kumho Ecowing ES31
Upper-middle £76
0 + 4
31. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
56%
82.6%
Premium £123
91 V + 1
32. Hankook Kinergy eco2 K435
60.4%
61.6%
72.9%
Premium £58
91 H + 1
33. Pirelli Cinturato P7
76.3%
81.2%
77.5%
Premium £131
91 V + 13
34. Vredestein Sportrac 5
77.3%
88.5%
74.8%
Premium £74
91 H + 2
35. Michelin Energy Saver+
74.6%
Premium £88
91 H + 7
36. Uniroyal RainSport 3
58.4%
Upper-middle £97
91 W + 5
37. Fulda EcoControl HP! Newer model available: Fulda EcoControl HP2
90.3%
Lowcost £65
91 V + 7
38. Hankook Kinergy eco K425
Premium £89
91 H + 3
39. Michelin Primacy 3! Newer model available: Michelin Primacy 4
69.6%
Premium £106
91 V + 7
40. Cooper Zeon CS8
80%
73.8%
80%
Upper-middle £84
0 W + 7
41. Falken Sincera SN110
82.1%
Upper-middle £63
91 H + 1
42. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
84%
Upper-middle £84
91 W
43. Giti Premium H1
66.1%
88%
Lowcost
44. GoodYear Efficientgrip Cargo
77.3%
Premium £73
91 H
45. Kumho Ecsta HS51! Newer model available: Kumho Ecsta HS52
73.8%
80%
73.9%
Upper-middle £64
91 V + 3
46. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
Premium £75
91 W + 6
47. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
77.4%
80.2%
87.7%
Premium £138
91 W + 1
48. Kumho Ecowing ES01 KH27
81%
79.1%
Upper-middle £82
91 H
49. Semperit Speed-Life 2! Newer model available: Semperit Speed-Life 3
65.9%
Lowcost £62
91 V + 3
50. Giti Synergy E1
83.5%
66.2%
Lowcost
51. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
61.7%
62.5%
Lowcost £71
91 V + 3
52. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
83.2%
80.1%
90%
Upper-middle £58
91 W + 4
53. Nokian Line
82.7%
78.6%
84.2%
Upper-middle £142
91 H + 4
54. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
73.2%
Upper-middle £85
91 W + 1
55. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
67.5%
75%
Lowcost £95
91 Y + 4
56. Bridgestone Turanza T001
66%
Premium £104
91 V + 3
57. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
Upper-middle £161
91 W + 3
58. BFGoodrich G-Grip
Upper-middle £80
91 V + 4
59. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
Premium £372
91 H + 2
60. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
Lowcost £621
91 V + 3
61. Sava Intensa HP! Newer model available: Sava Intensa HP2
78.2%
Lowcost £60
91 H + 4
62. Kormoran Road Performance
Lowcost
63. Debica Presto HP
Lowcost £52
91 H + 6
64. Imperial EcoDriver 5
73.2%
Lowcost
65. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
Premium £69
91 V + 5

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