Summer tyre test 205/55 R16 - Autobild 2016

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
wet
dry
running costs
Price
1. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
exemplary
2+
1-
1-
£ 49
91 H + 4
2. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
exemplary
1-
1-
2-
£ 63
91 V + 1
3. Continental ContiPremiumContact 5
exemplary
2-
1-
2
4. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
exemplary
2+
2
2
5. Dunlop Sport BluResponse
exemplary
2
2+
2-
6. Fulda EcoControl HP
recommended
2
2
2
£ 46
91 H + 3
7. Michelin Primacy 3
recommended
2-
2
1-
£ 103
91 H + 7
8. Vredestein Sportrac 5
recommended
2-
2-
2
9. Bridgestone Turanza T001
satisfactory
2+
2-
3+
£ 63
91 Q + 2
10. Semperit Speed-Life 2
satisfactory
1-
2
3+
£ 50
91 H + 3
11. Uniroyal Rainsport 3
satisfactory
1-
2-
3
£ 47
91 H + 5
12. Yokohama Bluearth AE-50
satisfactory
3+
2
1
13. Nexen N blue HD plus
satisfactory
3+
2
2
14. Falken ZIEX ZE914 EcoRun
satisfactory
2-
2-
3+
£ 56
91 V + 2
15. Nokian Line
satisfactory
2-
2-
3
£ 60
91 H + 4
#Name - Rating wet dry running costs 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. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
100% premium £ 90 91 W + 2
2. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
90% upper-middle £ 55 91 H + 5
3. Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde
90% premium £ 81 91 H + 1
4. Dunlop SP Sport-Bluresponse
89% premium £ 63 91 H + 5
5. Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance
89% premium £ 64 91 H + 7
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6. Bridgestone Turanza T005
87% premium £ 57 91 H + 5
7. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
87% upper-middle £ 47 91 H + 3
8. Firestone Roadhawk
85% upper-middle £ 45 91 H + 3
9. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
83% premium £ 58 91 H + 8
10. Hankook Kinergy eco K425
82% upper-middle £ 45 91 H + 3
11. Michelin Primacy 4
82% premium £ 68 91 W + 9
23
12. Maxxis Premitra HP5
81% lowcost £ 47 94 W
13. Michelin Energy Saver+
81% premium £ 76 94 H + 6
14. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
81% premium £ 64 91 H + 2
15. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
80% premium £ 65 91 W + 1
16. Goodyear Efficientgrip Cargo
80% premium
17. Continental PremiumContact 5
80% premium £ 73 91 H + 5
4
18. Kumho Ecowing ES01 KH27
80% upper-middle £ 49 91 H
19. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
78% upper-middle £ 79 91 V + 1
20. Sava Intensa HP
73% lowcost £ 60 91 H + 4
21. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
58% upper-middle £ 63 91 W
22. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
45% premium £ 86 94 H + 1
23. Kumho Ecsta HS51
29% upper-middle £ 42 91 V + 1
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24. BFGoodrich G-Grip
24% upper-middle £ 57 91 H + 4
25. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
22% upper-middle £ 51 91 V + 2
26. Dayton Touring 2
20% lowcost
27. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
19% lowcost £ 51 91 H + 3
28. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
18% lowcost £ 51 91 H + 3
29. Kormoran Road Performance
15% lowcost £ 47 91 H + 5
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30. Kormoran Gamma B2
14% lowcost
31. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
10% upper-middle £ 64 91 H + 4
32. Debica Presto HP
1% lowcost £ 54 91 H + 5
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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