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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
£72
91 H + 1
2. Semperit Speed-Life 3
Good +
1,9
2,0
2,8
2,5
£57
91 H + 3
3. Bridgestone Turanza T005
Good +
2,1
2,0
3,2
2,5
£65
91 H + 9
4. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
Satisfactory
2,3
2,6
2,8
0,6
£57
91 H + 4
5. Kumho Ecsta HS51
Satisfactory
2,2
2,6
2,8
2,0
£48
91 V + 1
6. Apollo Alnac 4G
Satisfactory
2,7
2,6
2,8
2,0
£55
91 H + 2
7. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
Satisfactory
2,7
1,5
2,9
2,5
£53
91 H + 7
8. Fulda EcoControl HP2
Satisfactory
2,8
2,5
2,7
1,5
£54
91 H + 3
9. BFGoodrich Advantage
Satisfactory
2,9
2,2
2,8
2,0
£88
91 H + 4
10. Maxxis Premitra HP5
Satisfactory
2,2
1,4
3,1
3,0
£56
94 W
11. Nokian WetProof
Satisfactory
2,3
2,1
2,7
3,0
£50
91 H + 4
12. Pirelli Cinturato P7
Satisfactory
2,0
2,0
2,7
3,0
£77
91 H + 3
13. Uniroyal Rainsport 5
Satisfactory
2,1
2,9
2,7
3,0
£60
91 H + 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 Pirelli P7 Cinturato, Dunlop SP Sport-Bluresponse, Bridgestone Turanza T001.

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 £82 91 W + 2
2. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
88% Premium £64 91 H + 11
3. Michelin Primacy 4
88% Premium £80 91 H + 12
4. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £106 91 H + 7
5. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
87% Premium £78 91 V + 1
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6. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
86% Premium £70 91 H + 8
7. Dunlop SP Sport-Bluresponse
86% Premium £57 91 H + 5
8. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% Premium £65 91 Q + 3
9. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
85% Upper-middle £48 91 H + 3
10. Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde
85% Premium £81 91 H + 1
11. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £56 91 V + 3
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12. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £56 91 V + 2
13. Hankook Kinergy eco K425
81% Upper-middle £51 91 H + 3
14. Fulda EcoControl HP
81% Lowcost
15. Debica Presto HP2
81% Lowcost £47 91 H + 3
16. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost £69 91 H + 3
17. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £57 91 H + 6
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18. Vredestein Sportrac 5
80% Premium £52 91 H + 2
19. Michelin Energy Saver+
80% Premium £76 91 H + 7
20. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £55 91 V + 1
21. Kumho Ecowing ES01 KH27
79% Upper-middle
22. Kumho Ecsta PS71
79% Upper-middle £66 91 V + 1
23. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £63 91 H + 5
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24. Nokian Line
76% Upper-middle £97 91 H + 4
25. Continental PremiumContact 5
76% Premium £70 91 H + 5
26. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium £64 91 H + 2
27. Sava Intensa HP
75% Lowcost
28. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £59 91 W + 2
29. Continental EcoContact 6
75% Premium £64 91 H + 9
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30. Goodyear Efficientgrip Cargo
75% Premium
31. Giti Premium H1
73% Lowcost
32. Cooper Zeon CS8
71% Upper-middle £51 0 V + 3
33. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
34. Firestone Roadhawk
69% Upper-middle £50 91 H + 3
35. Giti Synergy E1
66% Lowcost
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36. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
37. Sava Intensa HP2
60% Lowcost £65 91 H + 3
38. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £55 91 W
39. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost £50 91 H + 3
40. Debica Presto HP
40% Lowcost £59 91 H + 6
41. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
40% Premium £63 91 H + 5
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42. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £49 91 H + 4
43. Imperial EcoDriver 5
30% Lowcost £37 91 H + 3
44. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £61 91 V + 2
45. Kormoran Road Performance
10% Lowcost £46 91 H + 9
46. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
47. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
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