Summer tyre test 205/55 R16 - ACE 2019

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Points total
Wet
Dry
Rolling resistance
Noise
Running costs
Price
1. Nokian WetProof
Highly recommended
153
66
45
17
8
17
£51
91 H + 4
2. Dunlop Sport BluResponse
Highly recommended
152
63
49
18
7
15
3. Continental PremiumContact 6
Highly recommended
151
62
51
17
7
14
£63
91 H + 1
4. Bridgestone Turanza T005
Recommended
150
60
51
18
6
15
£62
91 H + 9
5. Falken ZIEX ZE310 Ecorun
Recommended
146
59
48
15
7
17
£48
91 H + 3
6. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
Recommended
143
56
45
19
8
15
£64
91 H + 11
7. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
Recommended
143
51
49
16
10
17
£49
91 H + 7
8. Michelin Primacy 4
Recommended
137
57
43
17
8
12
£68
91 H + 12
9. Pirelli Cinturato P7
Conditionally recommended
130
52
40
16
7
15
£77
91 H + 3
#Name - Rating Points total Wet Dry Rolling resistance Noise Running costs Price
Above you can see the results of the ACE 2019 205/55 R16 test performed by ACE on a Škoda Octavia in 2019. This test was performed in 205/55 R16, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (205). Nokian WetProof is the best of 9 tested tyres according to tested properties (Points total, Wet, Dry, Rolling resistance, Noise, ). Other featured tyres include Dunlop Sport BluResponse, Continental PremiumContact 6, Bridgestone Turanza T005; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Pirelli P7 Cinturato, Bridgestone Turanza T001, Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde.

Same size tyres not featured in the test

Tests usually don't cover the whole market - here is our selection what not to miss when shopping for tyres in this size.
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice
1. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
94% Premium £76 91 W + 2
2. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £91 91 H + 7
3. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
87% Premium £78 91 V + 1
4. Dunlop SP Sport-Bluresponse
86% Premium £56 91 H + 5
5. Maxxis Premitra HP5
86% Lowcost £52 94 W
47
6. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
86% Premium £64 91 H + 8
7. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% Premium £59 91 Q + 3
8. Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde
85% Premium £60 91 H + 1
9. Semperit Speed-Life 3
84% Lowcost £57 91 H + 3
10. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
84% Premium £57 91 H + 4
11. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £56 91 V + 3
18
12. Debica Presto HP2
81% Lowcost £47 91 H + 3
13. Fulda EcoControl HP
81% Lowcost £67 91 H + 7
14. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £71 91 V + 1
15. Hankook Kinergy eco K425
81% Upper-middle £51 91 H + 3
16. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £58 91 V + 1
17. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £57 91 H + 6
21
18. Michelin Energy Saver+
80% Premium £76 91 H + 7
19. Vredestein Sportrac 5
80% Premium £52 91 H + 2
20. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost £69 91 H + 3
21. Kumho Ecowing ES01 KH27
79% Upper-middle
22. Kumho Ecsta PS71
79% Upper-middle £66 91 V + 1
23. BFGoodrich Advantage
78% Upper-middle £85 91 H + 4
22
24. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £80 91 H + 5
25. Nokian Line
76% Upper-middle £97 91 H + 4
26. Continental PremiumContact 5
76% Premium £64 91 H + 5
27. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium £64 91 H + 2
28. Goodyear Efficientgrip Cargo
75% Premium
29. Continental EcoContact 6
75% Premium £65 91 H + 9
21
30. Sava Intensa HP
75% Lowcost
31. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £59 91 W + 2
32. Giti Premium H1
73% Lowcost
33. Cooper Zeon CS8
71% Upper-middle £51 0 V + 3
34. Fulda EcoControl HP2
71% Lowcost £49 91 H + 3
35. Kumho Ecsta HS51
70% Upper-middle £48 91 V + 1
3
36. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
37. Firestone Roadhawk
69% Upper-middle £49 91 H + 3
38. Giti Synergy E1
66% Lowcost
39. Uniroyal RainSport 5
66% Upper-middle £49 91 H + 3
40. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
41. Sava Intensa HP2
60% Lowcost £61 91 H + 3
8
42. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £59 91 W
43. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost £50 91 H + 3
44. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
40% Premium £63 91 H + 5
45. Debica Presto HP
40% Lowcost £59 91 H + 6
46. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £50 91 H + 4
47. Imperial EcoDriver 5
30% Lowcost £37 91 H + 3
7
48. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £61 91 V + 2
49. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
50. Kormoran Road Performance
10% Lowcost £46 91 H + 9
51. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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