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Summer tyre test 205/55 R16 - ADAC 2023

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Enviromental impact
Driving safety
Price
1. GoodYear Efficientgrip Performance 2
Good
1,7
2,1
£104
94 V
2. Continental PremiumContact 6
Good
2,6
1,8
£89
91 V + 1
3. Michelin Primacy 4+
Good
1,6
2,3
£101
91 H + 4
4. Bridgestone Turanza T005
Good
2,4
2,2
£84
91 W + 11
5. Nokian Wetproof
Good
2,9
2,0
£95
91 H + 4
6. Falken ZIEX ZE310 Ecorun
Good
2,7
2,1
£67
91 V + 4
7. Continental UltraContact
Good
1,7
2,6
£86
91 V + 3
8. Kumho Ecsta HS52
Good
2,7
2,3
£78
91 W
9. Hankook Ventus Prime 4
Good
2,7
2,4
£90
94 W
10. Nexen N Fera Primus
Good
3,1
2,3
11. Kenda Kenetica Pro KR210
Good
3,0
2,4
12. Kleber Dynaxer HP4
Good
2,1
2,8
£120
91 V + 9
13. Fulda EcoControl HP2
Good
2,2
2,8
£72
91 V + 3
14. Toyo Proxes Comfort
Good
2,5
2,7
£60
0 + 2
15. Debica Presto HP2
Good
2,3
£52
91 V + 3
16. Dunlop Sport BluResponse
Good
2,8
2,6
£83
91 H + 5
17. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
Good
2,6
2,7
£91
91 V + 3
18. Sava Intensa HP2
Good
2,6
2,8
£62
91 H + 3
19. Semperit Speed-Life 3
Good
2,6
2,8
£65
91 H + 3
20. Firestone Roadhawk
Good
2,7
2,8
£64
91 V + 3
21. BFGoodrich Advantage
Good
2,8
2,9
£102
91 H + 9
22. Gt Radial Fe2
Good
3,0
2,9
£60
91 V + 3
23. Esa+Tecar Spirit Pro
Good
2,3
3,4
24. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
Good
2,9
3,2
£65
91 V + 3
25. Viking Protech NewGen
Good
2,5
3,4
26. Norauto Prevensys 4
Good
3,0
3,2
27. Apollo Alnac 4G
Good
3,5
3,0
28. General Altimax One S
Good
2,4
3,5
£59
91 H + 3
29. Giti Gitisynergy H2
Good
2,8
3,4
30. Petlas Imperium PT515
Good
2,8
3,5
31. Uniroyal RainSport 5
Good
3,1
3,4
£67
91 W + 3
32. Hifly HF201
Sufficient
2,6
3,6
33. Cooper Zeon CS8
Sufficient
3,3
3,6
£84
0 W + 7
34. Westlake Z-107
Sufficient
3,7
2,7
35. Minerva F209
Sufficient
3,0
3,7
36. King Meiler Sport 1
Sufficient
2,8
3,8
37. Tomket Sport
Sufficient
3,3
3,8
£32
0
38. Michelin e.Primacy
Sufficient
1,3
3,9
£89
91 V + 5
39. Laufenn S Fit EQ+ LK01
Sufficient
3,9
2,9
£55
91 V + 5
40. Delinte DH2
Sufficient
3,7
4,0
41. Zeetex ZT 1000
Sufficient
4,1
3,8
42. Avon ZV7
Sufficient
4,1
3,9
£73
94 W + 1
43. Radar RPX-800
Sufficient
3,7
4,1
44. Rotalla RH 01
Poor
3,2
45. Berlin Tires Summer UHP 1 G2
Poor
3,1
46. Lassa Driveways
Poor
3,1
47. Evergreen EH 226
Poor
2,7
48. Riken Road Performance
Poor
3,1
49. DoubleCoin DC99
Poor
1,7
50. Premiorri Solazo
Poor
3,2
#Name - Rating Enviromental impact Driving safety Price
Above you can see the results of the ADAC 2023 205/55 R16 test performed by ADAC on a VW Golf in 2023. This test was performed in 205/55 R16, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (205). GoodYear Efficientgrip Performance 2 is the best of 50 tested tyres according to tested properties (Enviromental impact, Driving safety, ). Other featured tyres include Continental PremiumContact 6, Michelin Primacy 4+, Bridgestone Turanza T005; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Kumho Ecsta PS71, Maxxis Premitra HP5, Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde.

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. Michelin Primacy 4
89% Premium £99 91 H + 12
3. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
88% Premium £84 91 Y + 4
4. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
84% Premium £93 91 W + 11
5. Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance
84% Premium £65 91 V + 3
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6. Kumho Ecsta PS71
77% Upper-middle £57 91 V + 1
7. Maxxis Premitra HP5
76% Lowcost £60 91 V + 1
8. Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde
76% Premium £106 91 H + 1
9. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
72% Premium £97 91 V + 7
10. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
70% Premium £90 91 W + 2
11. Continental Ecocontact 6
68% Premium £92 91 W + 12
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12. Continental PremiumContact 5
68% Premium £90 91 W + 5
13. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
67% Premium £123 91 V + 1
14. Nankang Comfort ECO-2+
65% Lowcost £47 91
15. Kumho Ecowing ES31
65% Upper-middle £68 0 + 4
16. Hankook Kinergy eco2 K435
61% Premium £58 91 H + 1
17. Michelin Primacy 3
59% Premium £106 91 V + 7
8
18. Pirelli Cinturato P7
59% Premium £131 91 V + 13
19. Vredestein Sportrac 5
58% Premium £74 91 H + 2
20. Michelin Energy Saver+
57% Premium £88 91 H + 7
21. Uniroyal RainSport 3
56% Upper-middle £97 91 W + 5
22. Fulda EcoControl HP
56% Lowcost £65 91 V + 7
23. Hankook Kinergy eco K425
56% Premium £89 91 H + 3
38
24. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
55% Premium £82 91 W + 6
25. Falken Sincera SN110
52% Upper-middle £63 91 H + 1
26. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
51% Upper-middle £82 91 W
27. Giti Premium H1
51% Lowcost
28. GoodYear Efficientgrip Cargo
50% Premium £73 91 H
29. Semperit Speed-Life 2
50% Lowcost £62 91 V + 3
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30. Kumho Ecsta HS51
50% Upper-middle £64 91 V + 3
31. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
48% Premium £138 91 W + 1
32. Kumho Ecowing ES01 KH27
48% Upper-middle £82 91 H
33. Giti Synergy E1
44% Lowcost
34. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
41% Upper-middle £58 91 W + 4
35. Nokian Line
40% Upper-middle £142 91 H + 4
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36. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
40% Upper-middle £161 91 W + 3
37. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
39% Upper-middle £85 91 W + 1
38. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
38% Lowcost £95 91 Y + 4
39. Bridgestone Turanza T001
37% Premium £104 91 V + 3
40. BFGoodrich G-Grip
28% Upper-middle £80 91 V + 4
41. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
22% Premium £372 91 H + 2
30
42. Sava Intensa HP
22% Lowcost £60 91 H + 4
43. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
22% Lowcost £621 91 V + 3
44. Kormoran Road Performance
15% Lowcost
45. Imperial EcoDriver 5
11% Lowcost
46. Debica Presto HP
11% Lowcost £52 91 H + 6
47. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
5% Premium £69 91 V + 5
25
48. Dayton Touring 2
1% Lowcost
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