• 10 shops, 90 283 products

Comparison: Falken Azenis FK510 vs. Kumho Ecsta PS71

# Falken Azenis FK510
/71%
Kumho Ecsta PS71
/68%

Add to comparison

Falken
Kumho
DimensionsR17 - R99 R16 - R22
Price
RemoveRemove from comparisonRemove from comparison

In this article, we will be comparing two popular summer tyres: the Falken Azenis FK510 and the Kumho Ecsta PS71. Both tyres have been put to the test in various competitions, and we will summarize the results from these tests, focusing on their strengths and weaknesses so you can determine which tyre is best suited for your needs.


The Falken Azenis FK510 is a high-performance summer tyre with a rating of 90% on our website. It is made by Japan and Turkey based tyre manufacturer Falken and has been replaced by the Falken Azenis FK520. On the other hand, the Kumho Ecsta PS71 is also a summer tyre with a rating of 79% on our website, produced by Kumho, and there hasn't been a newer model that replaced it yet.


Comparing their test results, we can see that the Falken Azenis FK510 performed better overall. In the ADAC test, the Falken tyre ranked 8th out of 16 competitors, while the Kumho tyre ranked 10th. The Azenis FK510's best features in this test were interior noise, wet handling, and mileage. Kumho Ecsta PS71's strengths lie in its aquaplaning performance, both in cross and longitudinal tests.


In the Autobild test, the Falken Azenis FK510 scored even better, ranking 6th out of 53 total tyres, with standout features such as exterior noise, price/value, and rolling resistance. Meanwhile, the Kumho Ecsta PS71 ranked 18th in the same competition, without any specific best features mentioned.


Lastly, in the ACE test, the Falken Azenis FK510 outperformed the competition, ranking 1st out of 11 tyres, with top marks in dry driving behavior, dry handling, exterior noise, wet braking, and wet handling. The Kumho Ecsta PS71 came in a close second, with its best features being aquaplaning performance and exterior noise.


In summary, the Falken Azenis FK510 is the better tyre among the two, performing exceptionally well in both dry and wet driving conditions. Its strengths include great noise performance, handling, and mileage. However, it has a slightly higher fuel consumption compared to the Kumho Ecsta PS71. The Kumho Ecsta PS71 performs well in aquaplaning resistance and noise performance but has no other notable strengths. Therefore, if you are looking for a high-performance summer tyre with excellent handling and noise performance, the Falken Azenis FK510 is the clear winner. However, if aquaplaning resistance is your main concern, you might want to consider the Kumho Ecsta PS71 as a viable alternative.

Add to comparison

Dimensions and prices

Mutual tests

Name WetDryNoiseWear
Best values in test2,01,52,61,5
Falken Azenis FK510
Rating: Good
2,0 1,92,82,0
Kumho Ecsta PS71
Rating: Good
2,22,53,22,0
Show test details
Name WetDryRunning costs
Best values in test11-1
Falken Azenis FK510
Rating: Exemplary
221-
Kumho Ecsta PS71
Rating: Conditionally recommended
1 23-
Show test details
Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test32,128,7
Falken Azenis FK5103630,7
Kumho Ecsta PS7134,929
Show test details
Name WetDryNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test1,71,32,82,01,6
Falken Azenis FK510
Rating: Satisfactory
2,42,93,02,0 2,0
Kumho Ecsta PS71
Rating: Satisfactory
2,32,43,33,02,0
Show test details
Name WetDryRunning costs
Best values in test111
Falken Azenis FK510
Rating: Exemplary
1- 2+2
Kumho Ecsta PS71
Rating: Satisfactory
22-3-
Show test details
Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test34,228,7
Falken Azenis FK5103629
Kumho Ecsta PS7137,131,6
Show test details
Name Points totalWetDryRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test1505539147
Falken Azenis FK510
Rating: Recommended
150 6646169
Kumho Ecsta PS71
Rating: Recommended
149674414 9
Show test details