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Summer tyre test 205/55 R16 - Autobild 2024

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. Continental PremiumContact 7
-
35,4
25,8
£83
91 V + 1
2. Kumho Ecsta HS52
-
35,4
26,1
£84
91 W + 7
3. Vredestein ULTRAC
-
36,1
26,6
£66
0 + 2
4. Hankook Ventus Prime 4
-
35,9
27,7
£102
94 W
5. Michelin Primacy 4+
-
36,3
27,7
£90
91 H + 4
6. Toyo Proxes Comfort
-
36,7
27,5
£74
0 + 2
7. Falken ZIEX ZE310 Ecorun
-
36,5
28,0
£63
91 V + 4
8. Maxxis Premitra HP5
-
36,2
28,4
£61
91 V + 1
9. Pirelli Cinturato P7
-
36,3
28,4
£85
91 V + 13
10. Bridgestone Turanza 6
-
36,9
27,9
£93
91 H + 3
11. Nexen N fera Primus
-
37,2
27,7
£71
91 V
12. Firestone Roadhawk
-
36,6
28,7
£63
91 V + 3
13. GoodYear Efficient Grip Performance 2
-
36,4
29,2
£82
91 Y + 4
14. Uniroyal RainSport 5
-
37,9
27,7
£68
91 W + 3
15. Kleber Dynaxer HP4
-
37,4
28,8
£101
91 V + 9
16. Fulda EcoControl HP2
-
36,8
29,5
£76
91 V + 3
17. Giti Gitisynergy H2
-
36,6
29,8
18. BFGoodrich Advantage
-
37,4
29,1
£81
91 H + 9
19. Gt Radial Fe2
-
37,4
29,3
£74
91 V + 3
20. Dunlop Sport BluResponse
-
36,9
30,0
£67
91 H + 5
21. Sava Intensa HP2
-
37,2
30,0
£61
91 H + 3
22. Debica Presto HP2
-
37,4
30,2
£67
91 V + 3
23. Semperit Speed-Life 3
-
39,0
28,8
£61
91 H + 3
24. Goodride ZuperEco Z-107
-
37,6
30,5
25. Apollo Aspire 4G
-
37,6
30,7
26. Kenda Kenetica Pro KR210
-
38,6
31,2
27. Westlake ZuperEco Z-107
-
38,6
31,5
28. Petlas Imperium PT515
-
39,0
31,4
29. Minerva F209
-
39,3
31,6
30. Leao Nora-Force HP100
-
38,0
33,1
31. Tristar Ecopower 4
-
39,5
32,1
32. Tracmax X-Privilo TX-3
-
39,2
32,5
33. Cooper Zeon CS8
-
38,9
33,0
£90
0 W + 7
34. Tomket Sport
-
38,6
33,3
35. Linglong Comfort Master
-
38,6
33,5
36. Ovation Eco-Vision VI-682
-
39,6
32,5
37. Sumitomo Bc100
-
39,2
33,2
£64
91 H + 2
38. Imperial EcoDriver 5
-
40,1
32,6
39. Tourador Wonder TH1
-
39,5
33,2
40. Zeta Tyres Alventi
-
39,6
33,1
41. Tigar High Performance
-
38,3
34,5
42. Milestone Green Sport GS05
-
39,2
33,7
43. Matador Hectorra 5
-
40,1
32,9
£79
91 Y + 2
44. Firemax FM601
-
38,4
34,9
45. Radar RPX-800
-
40,2
33,3
46. Ceat SecuraDrive
-
40,6
33,3
47. Fortuna EcoPlus 4S
-
39,1
34,9
48. Lassa Driveways
-
39,5
34,7
49. Atlas Green HP
-
39,3
35,1
50. Superia Tires Ecoblue HP
-
39,7
34,7
51. Nordexx NS9000
-
38,8
36,1
52. Berlin Tires Summer UHP 1
-
41,1
35,6
53. Arivo Premio Arzero
-
40,1
38,0
54. DoubleCoin DC99
-
39,6
42,1
55. Triangle AdvanteX TC101
-
42,1
39,7
#Name - Rating Stopping distance on dry Stopping distance on wet Price
Above you can see the results of the Autobild 2024 205/55 R16 test performed by Autobild on a VW Golf in 2024. This test was performed in 205/55 R16, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (205). Continental PremiumContact 7 is the best of 55 tested tyres according to tested properties (Stopping distance on dry, Stopping distance on wet, ). Other featured tyres include Kumho Ecsta HS52, Vredestein ULTRAC, Hankook Ventus Prime 4; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Nokian Wetproof, Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance, Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance.

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 £111 91 W + 2
2. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
92% Premium £98 91 V + 3
3. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £74 91 W + 11
4. Michelin Primacy 4
89% Premium £89 91 H + 12
5. Continental PremiumContact 6
87% Premium £97 91 V + 1
8
6. Nokian Wetproof
83% Upper-middle
7. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
79% Premium £83 91 W + 11
8. Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance
79% Premium £84 91 V + 3
9. Kumho Ecsta PS71
77% Upper-middle £99 91 V + 1
10. Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde
76% Premium
11. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
72% Premium £74 91 V + 7
16
12. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
70% Premium £91 91 W + 2
13. Michelin e.Primacy
66% Premium £89 91 V + 5
14. Nankang Comfort ECO-2+
65% Lowcost £53 91
15. Kumho Ecowing ES31
65% Upper-middle £82 0 + 4
16. Continental Ecocontact 6
63% Premium £142 91 W + 12
17. Continental PremiumContact 5
63% Premium £79 91 W + 5
49
18. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
62% Premium
19. Vredestein Sportrac 5
58% Premium
20. Hankook Kinergy eco2 K435
56% Premium £64 91 H + 1
21. Hankook Kinergy eco K425
56% Premium
22. Michelin Primacy 3
54% Premium £110 91 V + 7
23. Falken Sincera SN110
52% Upper-middle £65 91 H + 1
28
24. Michelin Energy Saver+
52% Premium £79 91 H + 7
25. Uniroyal RainSport 3
51% Upper-middle £82 91 W + 5
26. Fulda EcoControl HP
51% Lowcost
27. Giti Premium H1
51% Lowcost
28. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
50% Premium £86 91 W + 6
29. GoodYear Efficientgrip Cargo
50% Premium
30
30. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
48% Premium
31. Kumho Ecowing ES01 KH27
48% Upper-middle
32. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
46% Upper-middle £73 91 W
33. Semperit Speed-Life 2
45% Lowcost
34. Kumho Ecsta HS51
45% Upper-middle
35. Giti Synergy E1
44% Lowcost
20
36. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
41% Upper-middle
37. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
41% Lowcost £59 91 V + 3
38. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
38% Lowcost
39. Nokian Line
35% Upper-middle
40. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
35% Upper-middle £112 91 W + 3
41. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
34% Upper-middle £75 91 W + 1
34
42. Bridgestone Turanza T001
32% Premium £96 91 V + 3
43. BFGoodrich G-Grip
28% Upper-middle
44. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
22% Lowcost
45. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
22% Premium
46. Sava Intensa HP
22% Lowcost
47. Kormoran Road Performance
15% Lowcost
45
48. Debica Presto HP
11% Lowcost
49. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
5% Premium
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