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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
Stopping distance on dry
Stopping distance on wet
Price
1. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
-
34,1
29,6
£97
91 V + 7
2. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
-
34,5
29,7
£91
91 V + 3
3. Kumho Ecsta HS51
-
34,8
30,4
£64
91 V + 3
4. Continental PremiumContact 6
-
36,5
29,6
£89
91 V + 1
5. Michelin Primacy 4
-
35,8
30,4
£99
91 H + 12
6. Nokian Wetproof
-
35,1
31,7
£95
91 H + 4
7. Bridgestone Turanza T005
-
35,4
31,6
£84
91 W + 11
8. Falken ZIEX ZE310 Ecorun
-
35,8
31,4
£67
91 V + 4
9. Maxxis Premitra HP5
-
35,0
32,2
£60
91 V + 1
10. Firestone Roadhawk
-
35,7
31,6
£64
91 V + 3
11. Dunlop Sport BluResponse
-
35,4
32,2
£83
91 H + 5
12. Semperit Speed-Life 3
-
37,7
30,0
£65
91 H + 3
13. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
-
36,1
31,7
£84
91 Y + 4
14. Kleber Dynaxer HP4
-
36,2
31,6
£120
91 V + 9
15. Nexen N blue HD Plus
-
35,8
32,1
£62
0 + 1
16. Debica Presto HP2
-
36,3
31,9
£52
91 V + 3
17. Toyo Proxes Comfort
-
35,2
33,2
£60
0 + 2
18. BFGoodrich Advantage
-
36,7
31,9
£102
91 H + 9
19. Uniroyal RainSport 5
-
37,4
32,0
£67
91 W + 3
20. Fulda EcoControl HP2
-
36,0
33,8
£72
91 V + 3
21. Apollo Alnac 4G
-
36,8
33,2
22. Sava Intensa HP2
-
36,4
33,7
£57
91 H + 3
23. Radar RPX-800
-
38,4
32,5
24. Goodride Z-107 ZuperEco
-
37,1
34,3
25. Avon ZV7
-
37,9
34,3
£73
94 W + 1
26. Cooper Zeon CS8
-
38,0
34,5
£84
0 W + 7
27. Event Tyre Futurum HP
-
38,1
34,4
28. Zeetex ZT1000
-
38,6
33,9
29. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
-
39,0
33,6
£71
91 V + 3
30. General Altimax One S
-
38,5
34,6
£59
91 H + 3
31. Hifly HF201
-
38,1
35,3
32. Imperial Ecodriver 5
-
37,3
36,1
33. Wanli SA302 Sport Macro
-
37,4
36,2
34. Leao Nova Force HP
-
37,4
36,5
35. Petlas Imperium PT515
-
38,3
35,9
36. Viking ProTech NewGen
-
38,1
36,1
37. GT Radial Champiro FE1
-
38,0
36,5
38. Sailun Atrezzo Elite
-
38,2
37,1
39. Nankang Green Sport Eco-2 plus
-
37,7
37,9
40. Austone SP-6 Athena
-
38,7
37,4
41. Fortune FSR 602
-
39,6
36,7
42. Firemax FM601
-
38,5
37,9
43. Alliance 030EX
-
36,6
40,3
44. Seiberling Touring 2
-
38,7
38,2
45. A-plus A606
-
37,4
39,6
46. Riken Road Performance
-
37,8
39,7
47. Powertrac City Tour
-
38,5
39,6
48. Atlas Green HP
-
38,8
39,4
49. Tomket Sport
-
39,0
39,2
£32
0
50. Antares Ingens A1
-
39,8
39,5
51. Achilles ATR-Sport 2
-
38,4
41,0
52. Maxtrek Maximus M1
-
38,9
45,9
53. Double Coin DC 99
-
40,5
51,0
#Name - Rating Stopping distance on dry Stopping distance on wet 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). Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125 is the best of 53 tested tyres according to tested properties (Stopping distance on dry, Stopping distance on wet, ). Other featured tyres include Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2, Kumho Ecsta HS51, Continental PremiumContact 6; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Michelin e.Primacy, Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT, Continental Ecocontact 6.

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. Kumho Ecsta PS71
77% Upper-middle £57 91 V + 1
5. Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde
76% Premium £106 91 H + 1
19
6. Michelin e.Primacy
71% Premium £89 91 V + 5
7. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
70% Premium £90 91 W + 2
8. Continental Ecocontact 6
68% Premium £92 91 W + 12
9. Continental PremiumContact 5
68% Premium £90 91 W + 5
10. Nankang Comfort ECO-2+
65% Lowcost £47 91
11. Kumho Ecowing ES31
65% Upper-middle £73 0 + 4
17
12. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
62% Premium £123 91 V + 1
13. Hankook Kinergy eco2 K435
61% Premium £58 91 H + 1
14. Pirelli Cinturato P7
59% Premium £131 91 V + 13
15. Vredestein Sportrac 5
58% Premium £74 91 H + 2
16. Michelin Energy Saver+
57% Premium £88 91 H + 7
17. Hankook Kinergy eco K425
56% Premium £89 91 H + 3
5
18. Uniroyal RainSport 3
56% Upper-middle £97 91 W + 5
19. Fulda EcoControl HP
56% Lowcost £65 91 V + 7
20. Michelin Primacy 3
54% Premium £106 91 V + 7
21. Falken Sincera SN110
52% Upper-middle £63 91 H + 1
22. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
51% Upper-middle £84 91 W
23. Giti Premium H1
51% Lowcost
29
24. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
50% Premium £75 91 W + 6
25. GoodYear Efficientgrip Cargo
50% Premium £73 91 H
26. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
48% Premium £138 91 W + 1
27. Kumho Ecowing ES01 KH27
48% Upper-middle £82 91 H
28. Semperit Speed-Life 2
45% Lowcost £62 91 V + 3
29. Giti Synergy E1
44% Lowcost
31
30. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
41% Upper-middle £58 91 W + 4
31. Nokian Line
40% Upper-middle £142 91 H + 4
32. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
39% Upper-middle £85 91 W + 1
33. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
38% Lowcost £95 91 Y + 4
34. Bridgestone Turanza T001
37% Premium £104 91 V + 3
35. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
35% Upper-middle £161 91 W + 3
41
36. BFGoodrich G-Grip
28% Upper-middle £80 91 V + 4
37. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
22% Premium £372 91 H + 2
38. Sava Intensa HP
22% Lowcost £60 91 H + 4
39. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
22% Lowcost £621 91 V + 3
40. Kormoran Road Performance
15% Lowcost
41. Debica Presto HP
11% Lowcost £52 91 H + 6
40
42. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
5% Premium £69 91 V + 5
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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