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 + 7
2. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
Exemplary
1-
1-
2-
£109
91 V + 1
3. Continental ContiPremiumContact 5
Exemplary
2-
1-
2
£62
91 H
4. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
Exemplary
2+
2
2
£64
91 H + 11
5. Dunlop Sport BluResponse
Exemplary
2
2+
2-
6. Fulda EcoControl HP
Recommended
2
2
2
£66
91 H + 7
7. Michelin Primacy 3
Recommended
2-
2
1-
£96
91 H + 7
8. Vredestein Sportrac 5
Recommended
2-
2-
2
£49
91 H + 2
9. Bridgestone Turanza T001
-
2+
2-
3+
£57
91 Q + 3
10. Semperit Speed-Life 2
-
1-
2
3+
£65
91 H + 3
11. Uniroyal Rainsport 3
-
1-
2-
3
£45
91 H + 5
12. Yokohama Bluearth AE-50
-
3+
2
1
13. Nexen N blue HD plus
-
3+
2
2
£54
91 V
14. Falken ZIEX ZE914 EcoRun
-
2-
2-
3+
£56
91 V + 3
15. Nokian Line
-
2-
2-
3
£79
91 H + 4
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Running costs Price
Above you can see the results of the Autobild 2016 205/55 R16 test performed by Autobild on a in 2016. This test was performed in 205/55 R16, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (205). Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125 is the best of 15 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Running costs, ). Other featured tyres include Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue, Continental ContiPremiumContact 5, Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Pirelli Cinturato P7, Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde, Maxxis Premitra HP5.

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 £77 91 W + 2
2. Michelin Primacy 4
89% Premium £72 91 H + 12
3. Dunlop SP Sport-Bluresponse
88% Premium £54 91 H + 5
4. Bridgestone Turanza T005
88% Premium £60 91 H + 7
5. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
87% Premium £67 91 H + 8
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6. Pirelli Cinturato P7
87% Premium £77 91 H + 3
7. Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde
86% Premium £52 91 H + 1
8. Maxxis Premitra HP5
86% Lowcost £55 94 W
9. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £47 91 H + 3
10. Hankook Kinergy eco K425
81% Upper-middle £49 91 H + 3
11. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £53 91 H + 6
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12. Michelin Energy Saver+
80% Premium £76 91 H + 7
13. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £55 91 V + 1
14. Kumho Ecowing ES01 KH27
79% Upper-middle
15. Kumho Ecsta PS71
78% Upper-middle £65 91 V + 1
16. Firestone Roadhawk
77% Upper-middle £49 91 H + 3
17. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium £61 91 H + 2
2
18. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
75% Premium £54 91 H + 4
19. Goodyear Efficientgrip Cargo
75% Premium £65 91 H
20. Continental PremiumContact 5
75% Premium £64 91 H + 5
21. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £56 91 W + 2
22. Continental EcoContact 6
75% Premium £63 91 H + 9
23. Sava Intensa HP
75% Lowcost
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24. Giti Premium H1
73% Lowcost
25. Cooper Zeon CS8
72% Upper-middle £49 0 V + 3
26. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
27. Giti Synergy E1
66% Lowcost
28. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
29. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £57 91 W
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30. Kumho Ecsta HS51
57% Upper-middle £46 91 V + 1
31. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost
32. Debica Presto HP
40% Lowcost £76 91 H + 6
33. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
40% Premium £63 91 H + 5
34. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £45 91 H + 3
35. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £64 91 V + 2
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36. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
37. Kormoran Road Performance
10% Lowcost £46 91 H + 9
38. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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