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Summer tyre test 205/55 R16 - Autobild 2021

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Running costs
Price
1. Kumho Ecsta HS51
Exemplary
1-
2+
2+
£64
91 V + 3
2. Continental PremiumContact 6
Exemplary
2+
2
2+
£89
91 V + 1
3. Semperit Speed-Life 3
Exemplary
1-
2-
2
£65
91 H + 3
4. Debica Presto HP2
Exemplary
2
2
2
£52
91 V + 3
5. Bridgestone Turanza T005
Exemplary
2
2
2-
£84
91 W + 11
6. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
Good
1-
1-
3+
£97
91 V + 7
7. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
Good
1-
1-
3+
£91
91 V + 3
8. Michelin Primacy 4
Good
2
2
1-
£99
91 H + 12
9. Firestone Roadhawk
Good
2+
2+
3
£63
91 V + 3
10. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
Good
2-
2
1
£85
91 Y + 4
11. BFGoodrich Advantage
Satisfactory
2-
2+
2-
£102
91 H + 9
12. Maxxis Premitra HP5
Satisfactory
2
2+
3
£60
91 V + 1
13. Toyo Proxes Comfort
Satisfactory
2-
2+
2-
£60
0 + 2
14. Uniroyal RainSport 5
Satisfactory
2+
2-
2-
£67
91 W + 3
15. Falken ZIEX ZE310 Ecorun
Satisfactory
2-
2
2
£67
91 V + 4
16. Fulda EcoControl HP2
Satisfactory
2-
2
2
£65
91 V + 3
17. Nokian WetProof
Satisfactory
2
2
3
£95
91 H + 4
18. Kleber Dynaxer HP4
Satisfactory
2-
2
2-
£120
91 V + 9
19. Dunlop Sport BluResponse
Satisfactory
2-
2
3+
£83
91 H + 5
20. Nexen N blue HD Plus
Satisfactory
3+
2+
3+
£64
0 + 1
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Running costs Price
Above you can see the results of the Autobild 2021 205/55 R16 test performed by Autobild on a VW Golf in 2021. This test was performed in 205/55 R16, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (205). Kumho Ecsta HS51 is the best of 20 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Running costs, ). Other featured tyres include Continental PremiumContact 6, Semperit Speed-Life 3, Debica Presto HP2; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Sava Intensa HP2, Michelin e.Primacy, Kumho Ecowing ES31.

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 £104 91 W + 2
2. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
84% Premium £93 91 W + 11
3. Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance
84% Premium £65 91 V + 3
4. Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde
81% Premium £106 91 H + 1
5. Kumho Ecsta PS71
77% Upper-middle £57 91 V + 1
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6. Sava Intensa HP2
73% Lowcost £63 91 H + 3
7. Michelin e.Primacy
71% Premium £89 91 V + 5
8. Kumho Ecowing ES31
70% Upper-middle £69 0 + 4
9. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
70% Premium £90 91 W + 2
10. Continental Ecocontact 6
68% Premium £92 91 W + 12
11. Continental PremiumContact 5
68% Premium £90 91 W + 5
38
12. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
67% Premium £123 91 V + 1
13. Nankang Comfort ECO-2+
65% Lowcost £47 91
14. Pirelli Cinturato P7
64% Premium £131 91 V + 13
15. Hankook Kinergy eco2 K435
61% Premium £58 91 H + 1
16. Michelin Primacy 3
59% Premium £106 91 V + 7
17. Vredestein Sportrac 5
58% Premium £74 91 H + 2
36
18. Falken Sincera SN110
57% Upper-middle £63 91 H + 1
19. Michelin Energy Saver+
57% Premium £88 91 H + 7
20. Uniroyal RainSport 3
56% Upper-middle £97 91 W + 5
21. Fulda EcoControl HP
56% Lowcost £65 91 V + 7
22. Giti Premium H1
56% Lowcost
23. Hankook Kinergy eco K425
56% Premium £89 91 H + 3
24
24. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
55% Premium £82 91 W + 6
25. Cooper Zeon CS8
53% Upper-middle £84 0 W + 7
26. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
51% Upper-middle £82 91 W
27. GoodYear Efficientgrip Cargo
50% Premium £73 91 H
28. Semperit Speed-Life 2
50% Lowcost £62 91 V + 3
29. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
48% Premium £138 91 W + 1
18
30. Kumho Ecowing ES01 KH27
48% Upper-middle £82 91 H
31. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
46% Upper-middle £58 91 W + 4
32. Giti Synergy E1
44% Lowcost
33. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
41% Lowcost £69 91 V + 3
34. Nokian Line
40% Upper-middle £142 91 H + 4
35. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
40% Upper-middle £161 91 W + 3
21
36. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
39% Upper-middle £85 91 W + 1
37. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
38% Lowcost £95 91 Y + 4
38. Bridgestone Turanza T001
37% Premium £104 91 V + 3
39. BFGoodrich G-Grip
33% Upper-middle £80 91 V + 4
40. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
27% Premium £372 91 H + 2
41. Sava Intensa HP
27% Lowcost £60 91 H + 4
4
42. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
27% Lowcost £621 91 V + 3
43. Kormoran Road Performance
20% Lowcost
44. Debica Presto HP
16% Lowcost £52 91 H + 6
45. Imperial EcoDriver 5
11% Lowcost
46. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
5% Premium £69 91 V + 5
47. Dayton Touring 2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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