Summer tyre test 235/55 R17 - Autobild 2015

Results

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
wet
dry
offroad
Positive features
Neagative features
Price
1. Goodride SA-37
-
2-
2-
2
Excellent protection against aquaplaning, low noise level
Not very precise steering and wet grip
2. Infinity Enviro
-
3+
2-
2
Accurate and stable handling
Unsatisfactory grip on wet roads, poor ride comfort
3. Delinte Thunder D7
-
2-
2-
3+
Best wet grip of cheap tires, good directional stability, low noise
Inadequate protection against aquaplaning when cornering, poor adhesion on dry and also on gravel
4. Sonar Conquero SX9
-
3+
2-
2-
Good protection against aquaplaning, short braking distances on dry, good directional stability
Higher rolling resistance, not particulary precise control, a lack of grip on dry and wet
5. Star Performer SUV-1
-
3+
2-
2-
Decent protection against aquaplaning
Longer braking distances on dry and wet roads, bad driving comfort
6. Nankang NK Comfort NK-605
-
3+
3+
3+
Decent steering precision and directional stability on dry road
High rolling resistance, increased noise, bad grip on the sand and gravel
7. Syron Cross 1 4 x 4
-
3
2-
2
Good protection against aquaplaning, good traction on dry, good traction on loose surfaces
Long braking distance on a wet road, high rolling resistance, lack of precision in the bends
8. Evergreen EH 23
-
3-
3+
2
Sufficient protection against aquaplaning, good traction on sand
braking distance too long, poor directional stability, poor adhesion
9. Federal Couragia XUV
-
3-
3
2
Low rolling resistance, good traction on sand and gravel, low noise level
Too long braking distances on dry and wet, keeps track poorly
10. Sailun Terramax CVR
-
4-
3+
2
Very low rolling resistance, good traction on sand and gravel
Very poor adhesion and long stopping distances on dry and wet
#Name - Rating wet dry offroad Positive features Neagative features Price
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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. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
96% premium
2. GoodYear Efficientgrip SUV
96% premium £ 114 99 H + 2
3. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
92% premium £ 99 103 Y
4. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
92% upper-middle £ 90 103 W + 1
5. Fulda SportControl 2
89% lowcost £ 96 103 Y
20
6. Michelin Primacy 3
89% premium £ 137 99 V + 2
7. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
87% upper-middle £ 88 103 V
8. Bridgestone Turanza T005
87% premium £ 99 99 W + 1
9. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
87% premium £ 120 103 Y + 1
10. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 SUV K117A
87% upper-middle £ 84 99 V
11. Pirelli Scorpion VERDE
86% premium £ 120 99 V
15
12. Nokian Line SUV
86% upper-middle £ 90 103 V
13. Nokian zLine
84% upper-middle
14. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
83% premium £ 118 99 W + 2
15. Michelin Primacy 4
82% premium £ 116 99 V + 2
16. Firestone Destination HP
80% upper-middle £ 106 99 H
17. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
80% premium £ 118 99 V
3
18. Continental PremiumContact 5
80% premium £ 130 99 V + 1
19. Kumho Ecowing ES01 KH27
80% upper-middle £ 96 99 H
20. Michelin CrossClimate SUV
78% premium £ 163 103 V
21. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
78% upper-middle £ 112 99 Y
22. Bridgestone Potenza S001
76% premium £ 92 99 V + 2
23. Kumho Solus HA31
73% upper-middle £ 95 103 V
19
24. Hankook Dynapro HP2 RA33
71% upper-middle £ 117 103 H + 1
25. Fulda SportControl
70% lowcost
26. Bridgestone Dueler H/P Sport
59% premium £ 114 99 H + 2
27. Michelin Latitude Tour HP
56% premium £ 136 99 H + 1
28. Kumho Ecsta HS51
29% upper-middle
29. BFGoodrich G-Grip
24% upper-middle
26
30. Dayton Touring 2
20% lowcost
31. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
18% lowcost £ 84 103 Y
32. Kormoran Gamma B2
14% lowcost
33. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
10% upper-middle £ 93 103 W
34. Continental CrossContact UHP
1% premium £ 128 99 H
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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