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
£49
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
£61
91 H + 1
4. Bridgestone Turanza T005
recommended
150
60
51
18
6
15
£55
91 H + 7
5. Falken ZIEX ZE310 Ecorun
recommended
146
59
48
15
7
17
£46
91 H + 3
6. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
recommended
143
56
45
19
8
15
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
£69
91 H + 12
9. Pirelli Cinturato P7
conditionally recommended
130
52
40
16
7
15
£71
91 W
#name - rating points total wet dry rolling resistance noise running costs price

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
100% premium £75 91 W + 2
2. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
96% premium £59 91 V + 1
3. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
92% upper-middle £48 91 H + 7
4. Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde
90% premium £55 91 H + 1
5. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
90% upper-middle £50 91 H + 6
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6. Dunlop SP Sport-Bluresponse
89% premium £53 91 H + 5
7. Michelin Primacy 3
89% premium £89 91 H + 7
8. Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance
89% premium £58 91 H + 11
9. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
87% upper-middle £46 91 H + 3
10. Bridgestone Turanza T005
87% premium £55 91 H + 7
11. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% premium £61 91 Q + 3
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12. Firestone Roadhawk
85% upper-middle £46 91 H + 3
13. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
83% premium £60 91 H + 8
14. Michelin Primacy 4
82% premium £69 91 H + 12
15. Hankook Kinergy eco K425
82% upper-middle £47 91 H + 3
16. Semperit Speed-Life 2
81% lowcost £51 91 H + 3
17. Maxxis Premitra HP5
81% lowcost £48 94 W
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18. Michelin Energy Saver+
81% premium £76 91 H + 6
19. Fulda EcoControl HP
81% lowcost £65 91 H + 7
20. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
81% premium £64 91 H + 2
21. Kumho Ecowing ES01 KH27
80% upper-middle £74 91 H
22. Continental PremiumContact 5
80% premium £64 91 H + 5
23. Goodyear Efficientgrip Cargo
80% premium £61 91 H
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24. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
80% premium £60 91 W + 1
25. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
79% upper-middle £56 91 V + 2
26. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
78% upper-middle £50 91 V + 1
27. Nokian Line
76% upper-middle £55 91 H + 4
28. Sava Intensa HP
73% lowcost
29. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
58% upper-middle £58 91 W
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30. Uniroyal RainSport 3
58% upper-middle £54 91 H + 5
31. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
45% premium £63 91 V + 1
32. Kumho Ecsta HS51
29% upper-middle £45 91 V + 1
33. BFGoodrich G-Grip
24% upper-middle £78 91 H + 4
34. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
22% upper-middle £51 91 V + 2
35. Dayton Touring 2
20% lowcost
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36. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
19% lowcost £44 91 H + 3
37. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
18% lowcost £46 91 H + 3
38. Kormoran Road Performance
15% lowcost £44 91 H + 9
39. Kormoran Gamma B2
14% lowcost
40. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
10% upper-middle
41. Debica Presto HP
1% lowcost £52 91 H + 5
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