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
£52
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
£62
91 H + 1
4. Bridgestone Turanza T005
Recommended
150
60
51
18
6
15
£60
91 H + 7
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
£48
91 H + 7
8. Michelin Primacy 4
Recommended
137
57
43
17
8
12
£71
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 P1 Cinturato Verde, Bridgestone Turanza T001, Maxxis Premitra HP5.

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
93% Premium £76 91 W + 2
2. Dunlop SP Sport-Bluresponse
88% Premium £58 91 H + 5
3. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
87% Premium £67 91 H + 8
4. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £95 91 H + 7
5. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
87% Premium £109 91 V + 1
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6. Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde
86% Premium £52 91 H + 1
7. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% Premium £57 91 Q + 3
8. Maxxis Premitra HP5
86% Lowcost £54 94 W
9. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £56 91 V + 3
10. Hankook Kinergy eco K425
81% Upper-middle £49 91 H + 3
11. Fulda EcoControl HP
81% Lowcost £66 91 H + 7
5
12. Vredestein Sportrac 5
80% Premium £49 91 H + 2
13. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost £65 91 H + 3
14. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £52 91 H + 6
15. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £54 91 V + 1
16. Michelin Energy Saver+
80% Premium £76 91 H + 7
17. Kumho Ecowing ES01 KH27
79% Upper-middle
36
18. Kumho Ecsta PS71
78% Upper-middle £64 91 V + 1
19. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £45 91 H + 5
20. Firestone Roadhawk
77% Upper-middle £49 91 H + 3
21. Nokian Line
76% Upper-middle £87 91 H + 4
22. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium £59 91 H + 2
23. Continental EcoContact 6
75% Premium £62 91 H + 9
31
24. Goodyear Efficientgrip Cargo
75% Premium £73 91 H
25. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £59 91 W + 2
26. Sava Intensa HP
75% Lowcost
27. Continental PremiumContact 5
75% Premium £64 91 H + 5
28. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
75% Premium £57 91 H + 4
29. Giti Premium H1
73% Lowcost
41
30. Cooper Zeon CS8
72% Upper-middle £49 0 V + 3
31. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
32. Giti Synergy E1
66% Lowcost
33. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
34. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £57 91 W
35. Kumho Ecsta HS51
57% Upper-middle £48 91 V + 1
25
36. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost
37. Debica Presto HP
40% Lowcost £52 91 H + 6
38. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
40% Premium £63 91 H + 5
39. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £45 91 H + 3
40. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £64 91 V + 2
41. Kormoran Road Performance
10% Lowcost £46 91 H + 9
11
42. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
43. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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