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-
£52
91 V + 7
2. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
Exemplary
1-
1-
2-
£78
91 V + 1
3. Continental ContiPremiumContact 5
Exemplary
2-
1-
2
£63
91 H
4. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
Exemplary
2+
2
2
£59
91 W + 11
5. Dunlop Sport BluResponse
Exemplary
2
2+
2-
6. Fulda EcoControl HP
Recommended
2
2
2
7. Michelin Primacy 3
Recommended
2-
2
1-
£93
91 V + 7
8. Vredestein Sportrac 5
Recommended
2-
2-
2
£52
91 H + 2
9. Bridgestone Turanza T001
-
2+
2-
3+
£69
91 V + 3
10. Semperit Speed-Life 2
-
1-
2
3+
£69
91 V + 3
11. Uniroyal Rainsport 3
-
1-
2-
3
£63
91 W + 5
12. Yokohama Bluearth AE-50
-
3+
2
1
13. Nexen N blue HD plus
-
3+
2
2
£77
91 V
14. Falken ZIEX ZE914 EcoRun
-
2-
2-
3+
£64
91 W + 3
15. Nokian Line
-
2-
2-
3
£97
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 Maxxis Premitra HP5, Pirelli Cinturato P7, 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
94% Premium £75 91 W + 2
2. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £60 91 W + 9
3. Michelin Primacy 4
88% Premium £68 91 H + 12
4. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
86% Premium £71 91 V + 8
5. Dunlop SP Sport-Bluresponse
86% Premium £57 91 H + 5
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6. Maxxis Premitra HP5
86% Lowcost £52 94 W
7. Pirelli Cinturato P7
86% Premium £68 91 W + 3
8. Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde
85% Premium £81 91 H + 1
9. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
85% Upper-middle £49 91 V + 3
10. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
84% Premium £65 91 Y + 4
11. Semperit Speed-Life 3
84% Lowcost £59 91 H + 3
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12. Hankook Kinergy eco K425
81% Upper-middle £51 91 H + 3
13. Debica Presto HP2
81% Lowcost £48 91 V + 3
14. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £56 91 V + 1
15. Michelin Energy Saver+
80% Premium £76 91 H + 7
16. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £53 91 W + 6
17. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £54 91 W + 1
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18. Kumho Ecowing ES01 KH27
79% Upper-middle
19. Kumho Ecsta PS71
79% Upper-middle £66 91 V + 1
20. BFGoodrich Advantage
78% Upper-middle £88 91 H + 4
21. Continental PremiumContact 5
76% Premium £65 91 W + 5
22. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium £64 91 H + 2
23. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £59 91 W + 2
7
24. Sava Intensa HP
75% Lowcost
25. Continental EcoContact 6
75% Premium £65 91 W + 9
26. Goodyear Efficientgrip Cargo
75% Premium
27. Giti Premium H1
73% Lowcost
28. Fulda EcoControl HP2
71% Lowcost £51 91 V + 3
29. Cooper Zeon CS8
71% Upper-middle £57 0 W + 3
31
30. Kumho Ecsta HS51
70% Upper-middle £48 91 V + 1
31. Firestone Roadhawk
69% Upper-middle £50 91 V + 3
32. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
33. Giti Synergy E1
66% Lowcost
34. Uniroyal RainSport 5
66% Upper-middle £52 91 W + 3
35. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
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36. Sava Intensa HP2
60% Lowcost £46 91 H + 3
37. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £55 91 W
38. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost £50 91 V + 3
39. Debica Presto HP
40% Lowcost £59 91 H + 6
40. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
40% Premium £63 91 V + 5
41. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £50 91 Y + 4
17
42. Imperial EcoDriver 5
30% Lowcost £37 91 H + 3
43. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £82 91 W + 2
44. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
45. Kormoran Road Performance
10% Lowcost £46 91 H + 9
46. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
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