Summer tyre test 205/55 R16 - ADAC 2018

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Noise
Wear
Fuel consumption
Price
1. Michelin Primacy 3
Good +
2,5
1,7
3,1
1,0
1,9
£93
91 V + 7
2. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
Good +
2,0
1,9
3,4
2,5
2,1
£64
91 H + 2
3. Continental ContiPremiumContact 5
Good +
2,2
2,2
3,3
2,5
1,7
£63
91 H
4. Firestone Roadhawk
Good +
2,2
1,7
3,7
2,5
2,2
£50
91 V + 3
5. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
Good +
2,5
1,6
3,4
2,5
2,1
£52
91 V + 7
6. Semperit Speed-Life 2
Good +
2,1
2,4
3,4
2,5
2,2
£69
91 V + 3
7. Esa-Tecar Spirit 5 HP
Satisfactory
2,6
2,1
3,7
2,5
2,0
8. Kumho Ecsta HS51
Satisfactory
2,5
2,6
3,2
2,5
2,2
£48
91 V + 1
9. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
Satisfactory
2,6
1,7
3,9
1,5
1,8
£78
91 V + 1
10. Fulda EcoControl HP
Satisfactory
2,9
2,6
3,4
1,5
2,2
11. Giti Premium H1
Satisfactory
3,0
2,7
3,3
3,0
2,2
12. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
Satisfactory
2,8
2,0
3,2
3,0
1,8
£59
91 W + 11
13. Nexen N blue HD plus
Satisfactory
2,7
2,2
3,0
3,0
2,4
£77
91 V
14. Cooper Zeon CS8
Satisfactory
3,2
3,2
3,2
2,5
2,3
£57
0 W + 3
15. Infinity Ecosis
Sufficient
3,2
3,1
3,2
3,0
2,0
16. Vredestein Sportrac 5
Sufficient
2,7
1,7
3,1
1,5
1,7
£52
91 H + 2
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Noise Wear Fuel consumption Price
Above you can see the results of the ADAC 2018 205/55 R16 test performed by ADAC on a in 2018. This test was performed in 205/55 R16, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (205). Michelin Primacy 3 is the best of 16 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Noise, Wear, Fuel consumption, ). Other featured tyres include Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo, Continental ContiPremiumContact 5, Firestone Roadhawk; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Bridgestone Turanza T001, Maxxis Premitra HP5, Pirelli Cinturato P7.

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 £75 91 W + 2
2. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £60 91 W + 9
3. Michelin Primacy 4
88% Premium £68 91 H + 12
4. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
86% Premium £71 91 V + 8
5. Dunlop SP Sport-Bluresponse
86% Premium £57 91 H + 5
2
6. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% Premium £69 91 V + 3
7. Maxxis Premitra HP5
86% Lowcost £52 94 W
8. Pirelli Cinturato P7
86% Premium £68 91 W + 3
9. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
85% Upper-middle £49 91 V + 3
10. Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde
85% Premium £81 91 H + 1
11. Semperit Speed-Life 3
84% Lowcost £59 91 H + 3
26
12. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £64 91 W + 3
13. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
84% Premium £65 91 Y + 4
14. Hankook Kinergy eco K425
81% Upper-middle £51 91 H + 3
15. Debica Presto HP2
81% Lowcost £48 91 V + 3
16. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £56 91 V + 1
17. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £53 91 W + 6
7
18. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £54 91 W + 1
19. Michelin Energy Saver+
80% Premium £76 91 H + 7
20. Kumho Ecowing ES01 KH27
79% Upper-middle
21. Kumho Ecsta PS71
79% Upper-middle £66 91 V + 1
22. BFGoodrich Advantage
78% Upper-middle £88 91 H + 4
23. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £63 91 W + 5
7
24. Nokian Line
76% Upper-middle £97 91 H + 4
25. Continental PremiumContact 5
76% Premium £65 91 W + 5
26. Continental EcoContact 6
75% Premium £65 91 W + 9
27. Goodyear Efficientgrip Cargo
75% Premium
28. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £59 91 W + 2
29. Sava Intensa HP
75% Lowcost
44
30. Fulda EcoControl HP2
71% Lowcost £51 91 V + 3
31. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
32. Uniroyal RainSport 5
66% Upper-middle £52 91 W + 3
33. Giti Synergy E1
66% Lowcost
34. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
35. Sava Intensa HP2
60% Lowcost £46 91 H + 3
39
36. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £55 91 W
37. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost £50 91 V + 3
38. Debica Presto HP
40% Lowcost £59 91 H + 6
39. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
40% Premium £63 91 V + 5
40. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £50 91 Y + 4
41. Imperial EcoDriver 5
30% Lowcost £37 91 H + 3
31
42. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £82 91 W + 2
43. Kormoran Road Performance
10% Lowcost £46 91 H + 9
44. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
45. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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