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Summer tyre test 205/55 R16 - ADAC 2021

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Noise
Wear
Price
1. Continental PremiumContact 6
Good
1,8
2,0
3,1
2,5
£89
91 V + 1
2. Semperit Speed-Life 3
Good
1,9
2,0
2,8
2,5
£65
91 H + 3
3. Bridgestone Turanza T005
Good
2,1
2,0
3,2
2,5
£84
91 W + 11
4. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
Satisfactory
2,3
2,6
2,8
0,6
£84
91 Y + 4
5. Kumho Ecsta HS51
Satisfactory
2,2
2,6
2,8
2,0
£64
91 V + 3
6. Apollo Alnac 4G
Satisfactory
2,7
2,6
2,8
2,0
7. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
Satisfactory
2,7
1,5
2,9
2,5
£97
91 V + 7
8. Fulda EcoControl HP2
Satisfactory
2,8
2,5
2,7
1,5
£72
91 V + 3
9. BFGoodrich Advantage
Satisfactory
2,9
2,2
2,8
2,0
£102
91 H + 9
10. Maxxis Premitra HP5
Satisfactory
2,2
1,4
3,1
3,0
£60
91 V + 1
11. Nokian WetProof
Satisfactory
2,3
2,1
2,7
3,0
£95
91 H + 4
12. Pirelli Cinturato P7
Satisfactory
2,0
2,0
2,7
3,0
£131
91 V + 13
13. Uniroyal Rainsport 5
Satisfactory
2,1
2,9
2,7
3,0
£67
91 W + 3
14. Petlas Imperium PT515
Satisfactory
3,3
3,3
3,1
1,5
15. King Meiler Sport 1
Sufficient
3,6
3,2
3,7
2,5
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Noise Wear Price
Above you can see the results of the ADAC 2021 205/55 R16 test performed by ADAC on a VW Golf in 2021. This test was performed in 205/55 R16, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (205). Continental PremiumContact 6 is the best of 15 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Noise, Wear, ). Other featured tyres include Semperit Speed-Life 3, Bridgestone Turanza T005, Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance, Dunlop Sport BluResponse, Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance.

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 £104 91 W + 2
2. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
92% Premium £91 91 V + 3
3. Michelin Primacy 4
89% Premium £99 91 H + 12
4. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
85% Upper-middle £67 91 V + 4
5. Debica Presto HP2
85% Lowcost £52 91 V + 3
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6. Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance
84% Premium £65 91 V + 3
7. Dunlop Sport BluResponse
84% Premium £83 91 H + 5
8. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
84% Premium £93 91 W + 11
9. Kleber Dynaxer HP4
78% Upper-middle £120 91 V + 9
10. Kumho Ecsta PS71
77% Upper-middle £57 91 V + 1
11. Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde
76% Premium £106 91 H + 1
9
12. Sava Intensa HP2
73% Lowcost £57 91 H + 3
13. Michelin e.Primacy
71% Premium £89 91 V + 5
14. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
70% Premium £90 91 W + 2
15. Firestone Roadhawk
70% Upper-middle £64 91 V + 3
16. Toyo Proxes Comfort
69% Upper-middle £60 0 + 2
17. Continental Ecocontact 6
68% Premium £92 91 W + 12
15
18. Continental PremiumContact 5
68% Premium £90 91 W + 5
19. Nankang Comfort ECO-2+
65% Lowcost £47 91
20. Kumho Ecowing ES31
65% Upper-middle £73 0 + 4
21. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
62% Premium £123 91 V + 1
22. Hankook Kinergy eco2 K435
61% Premium £58 91 H + 1
23. Vredestein Sportrac 5
58% Premium £74 91 H + 2
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24. Michelin Energy Saver+
57% Premium £88 91 H + 7
25. Hankook Kinergy eco K425
56% Premium £89 91 H + 3
26. Uniroyal RainSport 3
56% Upper-middle £97 91 W + 5
27. Fulda EcoControl HP
56% Lowcost £65 91 V + 7
28. Michelin Primacy 3
54% Premium £106 91 V + 7
29. Cooper Zeon CS8
53% Upper-middle £84 0 W + 7
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30. Falken Sincera SN110
52% Upper-middle £63 91 H + 1
31. Giti Premium H1
51% Lowcost
32. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
51% Upper-middle £84 91 W
33. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
50% Premium £75 91 W + 6
34. GoodYear Efficientgrip Cargo
50% Premium £73 91 H
35. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
48% Premium £138 91 W + 1
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36. Kumho Ecowing ES01 KH27
48% Upper-middle £82 91 H
37. Semperit Speed-Life 2
45% Lowcost £62 91 V + 3
38. Giti Synergy E1
44% Lowcost
39. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
41% Lowcost £71 91 V + 3
40. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
41% Upper-middle £58 91 W + 4
41. Nokian Line
40% Upper-middle £142 91 H + 4
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42. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
39% Upper-middle £85 91 W + 1
43. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
38% Lowcost £95 91 Y + 4
44. Bridgestone Turanza T001
37% Premium £104 91 V + 3
45. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
35% Upper-middle £161 91 W + 3
46. BFGoodrich G-Grip
28% Upper-middle £80 91 V + 4
47. Sava Intensa HP
22% Lowcost £60 91 H + 4
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48. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
22% Lowcost £621 91 V + 3
49. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
22% Premium £372 91 H + 2
50. Kormoran Road Performance
15% Lowcost
51. Debica Presto HP
11% Lowcost £52 91 H + 6
52. Imperial EcoDriver 5
11% Lowcost
53. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
5% Premium £69 91 V + 5
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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