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Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2

Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2

/80% · summer · · : Premium

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Pros and cons

  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Great handling on dry roads
  • Short braking distance on wet roads
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Competitors

The Dunlop SP Sport Maxx RT2 summer tyre performed impressively in various tests, with commonly mentioned positive qualities including good aquaplaning abilities, precise wet handling, short braking distances on wet and dry surfaces, and comfortable rolling. Additionally, the tyre features a fair price point, making it an attractive option for drivers looking for a reliable summer tyre.

However, some tests also noted a delayed response during turning on dry surfaces, which could potentially impact overall handling. Overall, the Dunlop SP Sport Maxx RT2 tyre is a solid choice for drivers looking for a high-performing summer tyre with excellent safety features and a reasonable price point.

Sizes

Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2 is made in 101 sizes, starting from 205/40 R17 up to 285/35 R21.
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Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2 is ranked #80 of 947 summer tyres based on the results of tests carried out by ADAC 2024, Gute-Fahrt 2023, and other organizations. It is made in total of 101 sizes, 205/40 R17 being the smallest and 285/35 R21 the largest. Dunlop is a brand from USA and belongs to the GoodYear group. This tyre was featured in tests 22 times, first test was carried in 2016. This model received the best possible rating in 2 tests. Eu ratings can provide interesting overview over the available dimensions - 92% of Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2 has "A" wet grip rating and most (83%) of the dimensions has "C" fuel-saving rating. Noise is a strong quality of Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2 - most dimensions have below average noise level values - 29% of them produce 69db noise, which result in "a" rating. It can be compared to P ZERO, which is a tyre from Pirelli (Italy) and has a rating of 66%, compared to 80% of the Dunlop in question. There was a braking test that featured both Pirelli P ZERO and Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2 held by autobild in 2020. It was tested on a BMW 5 series with 245/45 R18 tyres. On the wet, the Dunlop stopped from 80km/h in 33m, whereas the competing Pirelli took longer to stop - 34,6m. The results repeat on the dry, where the Dunlop stopped earlier at the 34,3m mark, compared to 34,8m of the Pirelli.

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Timeline

2016

Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2 was tested 2x (GTÜ,...)

2017

Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2 was tested 7x (Gute-Fahrt,...)

2019

Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2 was tested 3x (Gute-Fahrt,...)

2020

Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2 was tested 2x (Autobild,...)

2021

Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2 was tested 2x (Autozeitung,...)

2022

Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2 was tested 2x (Autobild,...)

2023

Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2 was tested 3x (Autobild,...)

2024

Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2 was tested 1x (ADAC)

Achievements

Best
Aquaplaning - longitudal
Autobild 2022
Autozeitung 2021
EVO 2020
Gutefahrt 2019
Best
Aquaplaning - cross
Adac 2024
Autozeitung 2021
Gutefahrt 2019
Best
Comfort
Autobild 2022

Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2 in tyre tests

The Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2 is a premium segment tyre that has performed consistently well in various tyre tests over the years. With an overall rating of 85%, this tyre has proved itself to be a reliable choice for drivers looking for a high-quality tyre. In recent tests, the Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2 has received several commendations.

For example, in the 2023 Autobild Summer tyre test for 225/45 R18, the tyre managed to secure 5th place out of 20 tyres tested. Similarly, in the 2023 Gute-Fahrt Summer tyre test for 235/35 R19, the tyre ranked 5th out of 7 tyres, earning a "Good" rating.

In addition to these achievements, the Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2 has recorded some of the best values in various tyre tests. In the 2022 Autobild Summer tyre test for 215/55 R17, the tyre was ranked 7th out of 51 tyres and managed to secure the top spot for "Aquaplaning - longitudal" and "Comfort" categories.

These accomplishments demonstrate the superior quality and performance of the Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2 tyre. Its consistently high rankings in a range of tests make it a top choice for drivers seeking a premium tyre that continues to deliver outstanding results.

All tyre tests where Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2 was featured:
ADAC Summer tyre test 2024 215/55 R17
satisfactory
Ranked #5 of 16
Name Enviromental impactDriving safety
Best values in test1,61,7
Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT22,62,6
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Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test58.124.8
Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT261.827
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Source: www.autobild.de
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Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
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Source: reifenpresse.de
Name WetDryRunning costs
Best values in test2+1-1
Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT222-2-
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Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test35,727,5
Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT236,128,8
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDryRunning costs
Best values in test12+1+
Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT21- 22-
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Source: reifenpresse.de
Name Points totalWetDry
Best values in test929393
Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2807883
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Source: reifenpresse.de
ADAC Summer tyre test 2021 225/50 R17
satisfactory
Ranked #6 of 17
Name WetDryNoiseWear
Best values in test2,01,52,61,5
Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT22,81,82,82,5
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Source: www.adac.de
Autobild Summer tyre test 2020 245/45 R18
satisfactory
Ranked #14 of 20
Name WetDryRunning costs
Best values in test11-1
Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT22-22
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test32,128,7
Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT234,333
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name
Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
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Source: reifenpresse.de
Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test34,228,7
Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT235,431,4
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDryRunning costs
Best values in test111
Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT22-2+2
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test34,134,6
Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT234,438,3
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDry
Best values in test2+1-
Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT21-2
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Source: reifenpresse.de
Gute-Fahrt Summer tyre test 2017 215/55 R17
highly recommended -
Ranked #2 of 10
Name
Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
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Source: reifenpresse.de
Name WetDry
Best values in test2+1-
Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT22+ 2
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name Points totalWetDryRolling resistanceComfort
Best values in test308,24129,585,617
Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2293,146,533,510021
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Source: www.tyrereviews.co.uk
Automotorsport Summer tyre test 2017 245/45 R18
still recommended
Ranked #9 of 10
Name Points total
Best values in test9,4
Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT27,6
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Source: www.auto-motor-und-sport.de
Name WetDryRunning costs
Best values in test1-1-1
Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT22+2+1-
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Source: www.reifentrends.de
Name Points totalWetDryRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test2781461432510
Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2263133130199
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Automotorsport Summer tyre test 2016 235/40 R18
highly recommended
Ranked #2 of 8
Name Points totalWetDryRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test9,49,69,51010
Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT29,08,99,110 8
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Source: www.auto-motor-und-sport.de

Test ratings distribution

100% (2x)95% (1x)90% (1x)85% (9x)75% (1x)
Highly recommendedExemplaryHighly recommended -Very good -GoodGoodSatisfactoryStill recommended
1x1x1x1x4x1x4x1x

Ratings x Wheel size

R17R18R19
89.2% (6x)86.7% (6x)85% (2x)

Ratings x Width

215/xx Rxx225/xx Rxx235/xx Rxx245/xx Rxx
88.3% (3x)89% (5x)90% (3x)81.7% (3x)

FAQ

  1. Does this tyre have SUV variant?

    For specialized SUV tyre, check Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2 SUV.

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