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Summer tyre test 225/50 R17 - Autobild 2017

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Running costs
Positive features
Neagative features
Price
1. Continental PremiumContact 6
Exemplary
1-
1-
1
 test winner with the best road performance on wet and dry roads, dynamic driving characteristics with precise control, a short wet and dry braking distances, excellent mileage
higher price
2. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
Exemplary
2+
2+
1-
best premium tire, dynamic response on wet and dry roads, good steering precision and feedback also in wet conditions, very good mileage
Average rolling resistance
£114
94 Y + 1
3. Falken Azenis FK510
Exemplary
1-
2+
2
balanced and safe on wet and dry roads, stable cornering, short braking distance on dry, good price, good price-performance ratio
slightly higher rolling resistance
4. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
Exemplary
2+
1-
2
 Premium tire having optimum characteristics for handling on wet and dry surfaces, sporty dynamic steering characteristics, the shortest braking distance on a wet road, the lowest rolling resistance in the test
Only average aquaplaning
5. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
Exemplary
2+
2+
2
Korean premium tire with balanced characteristics and short braking distances, low noise, good price / performance ratio
Only average in preventing aquaplaning
£109
94 W + 3
6. Fulda SportControl 2
Exemplary
2
2+
2
 balanced summer tyre with safe driving characteristics, short wet and dry braking distances, comfortable ride, optimized rolling resistance for fuel economy, favorable price
Average wet
£123
98 Y + 1
7. Bridgestone Turanza T001
Good
1-
2
2-
 convincing performance with dynamic handling characteristics on wet roads, balanced handling with precise control on dry roads, good aquaplaning safety reserves
Low mileage
£124
94 W + 2
8. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
Good
2+
2
2-
 balanced summer tyre with safe driving characteristics on wet and dry conditions, good margin of safety in aquaplaning, short stopping distance on dry road
lower price / performance / endurance ratio
£138
94 Y + 3
9. Michelin Primacy 3
Satisfactory
2-
2+
1-
Convincing premium tire mileage performance and short braking distances on dry roads, low rolling resistance
only average level of grip on wet roads, lower aquaplaning resistance, high price
£191
94 H + 13
10. Uniroyal RainSport 3
Satisfactory
1-
2-
2-
Wet specialist, the largest safety reserves in aquaplaning, short braking distance in the wet
clumsy steering responses, worse on dry roads, lower comfort and higher rolling resistance
£118
94 W + 4
11. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
Satisfactory
2
2-
2+
Balanced wet handling, short stopping distance
driving properties in dry conditions
12. Sava Intensa UHP 2
Satisfactory
2-
2
2
Short wet and dry braking distance, good price-performance ratio
unstable steering when handling on the wet
£92
98 Y + 1
13. Toyo Proxes T1 Sport plus
Satisfactory
2
2
3+
Good balanced performance on wet and dry roads, low noise
slight deficiencies in all respects
14. Maxxis Premitra HP5
Satisfactory
3+
2
2+
favorable summer tire with stable dry properties and high mileage
Poor aquaplaning and wet properties
£98
98 W
15. Avon ZV7
Satisfactory
2-
2-
2
short dry braking distance
understeering and delayed steering responses on wet and dry roads; longer braking distances in the wet
£95
98 W + 1
16. Nokian zLine SUV
Satisfactory
2-
2
3+
Stable driveability
Understeer on wet, longer wet braking distance, worse mileage, increased rolling resistance
17. Cooper Zeon CS8
Satisfactory
2-
2-
2-
good price / performance ratio
non-harmonious understeering performance on dry roads, reduced ride comfort, increased rolling resistance
£105
0 W + 3
18. Leao Nova Force
Satisfactory
2-
2-
2-
favorable price, low noise
worse response to steering, limited traction on both wet and dry, low mileage
19. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
Conditionally recommended
3+
2+
2
Good braking distance on dry road
Poor aquaplaning, delayed steering response and a low level of grip on wet road
£129
98 W
20. Kumho Ecsta HS51
Not recommended
3+
3+
3+
Safe in aquaplaning
 delayed reaction control, understeer, the lowest mileage
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Running costs Positive features Neagative features Price
Above you can see the results of the Autobild 2017 225/50 R17 test performed by Autobild on a in 2017. This test was performed in 225/50 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). Continental PremiumContact 6 is the best of 20 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Running costs, ). Other featured tyres include Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2, Falken Azenis FK510, Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5, Michelin Primacy 4, Nokian Wetproof.

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. Bridgestone Potenza Sport
92% Premium £124 98 Y
2. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
92% Premium £119 94 Y + 4
3. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £119 94 Y + 8
4. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
88% Premium
5. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
87% Premium £111 94 W + 2
44
6. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
85% Premium £107 94 Y + 5
7. Michelin Primacy 4
84% Premium £142 94 W + 12
8. Nokian Wetproof
83% Upper-middle £164 98 V
9. Dunlop Sport BluResponse
83% Premium £113 94 W + 1
10. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
81% Upper-middle £175 98 W + 2
11. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
81% Premium £102 98 Y + 1
23
12. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
79% Premium £137 94 W + 6
13. Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance
79% Premium
14. Pirelli Cinturato P7
78% Premium £133 94 Y + 11
15. Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde
76% Premium
16. BFGoodrich Advantage
76% Upper-middle £129 94 W + 2
17. Debica Presto UHP 2
75% Lowcost £92 98 Y + 1
46
18. Uniroyal RainSport 5
72% Upper-middle £100 94 V + 3
19. Toyo Proxes Comfort
72% Upper-middle £99 98
20. Kumho Ecsta PS71
72% Upper-middle £112 94 W + 3
21. Firestone Roadhawk
72% Upper-middle £124 98 Y + 1
22. Nokian Powerproof
71% Upper-middle
23. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
70% Premium £119 94 Y + 1
20
24. Michelin e.Primacy
66% Premium £144 98 Y + 2
25. Kumho Ecowing ES31
65% Upper-middle £114 98 W
26. Semperit Speed-Life 3
65% Lowcost £101 94 Y + 2
27. Continental Ecocontact 6
63% Premium £150 94 V + 4
28. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
59% Premium £118 94 W + 7
29. Bridgestone Potenza S001
58% Premium £131 94 W + 6
40
30. Giti Premium H1
51% Lowcost
31. Toyo Proxes Sport A
46% Upper-middle £110 98
32. Semperit Speed-Life 2
45% Lowcost
33. Continental SportContact 5
44% Premium £112 94 W + 10
34. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
41% Upper-middle
35. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
41% Lowcost £94 98 Y + 1
36
36. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
38% Lowcost
37. Nokian zLine
37% Upper-middle
38. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
35% Upper-middle
39. Nokian Line
35% Upper-middle
40. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
34% Upper-middle £117 94 W + 1
41. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
31% Premium
20
42. BFGoodrich G-Grip
28% Upper-middle
43. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
22% Premium
44. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
22% Lowcost
45. Bridgestone Dueler H/P Sport
17% Premium £125 94 V + 2
46. Falken Azenis FK453
5% Upper-middle
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