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Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127

Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127

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Pros and cons

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

The Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127 emerges as a competently designed summer tire that balances performance with cost-efficiency across various tests. Highlighted for its outstanding handling and braking capabilities on both wet and dry surfaces, the tire showcases commendable agility and responsive steering behavior, which contributes to a confident driving experience. A notable merit is its exceptional wet grip, as emphasized across assessments, which underscores its reliable performance under unfavorable weather conditions. Furthermore, its proficiency in braking, especially on wet asphalt, reinforces its standing as a tire that does not compromise on safety.


However, the Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127 is not without its drawbacks. Areas of concern include limited safety margins in situations like curve aquaplaning, which suggests room for improvement in hydroplaning resistance. Moreover, while the tire offers a largely smooth ride, certain tests pointed out a moderate ride comfort, which might affect drivers who prioritize a plush driving experience. Additionally, feedback on steering precision and response revealed mixed impressions, with some tests observing a slower steering response and lacking feedback, potentially detracting from the overall control and engagement during driving.


The tire's noise level and rolling resistance receive positive comments, indicating a quieter ride and fuel efficiency benefits, adding to its appeal for everyday driving. Despite some criticisms regarding its performance in very specific conditions and aspects like kilometer mileage, the Ventus S1 evo3 K127's lower price point combined with its solid performance across crucial areas makes it a compelling choice for drivers seeking a balance between cost and capability.


In summary, the Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127, with its robust performance in wet and dry conditions, efficient braking distances, and favorable handling characteristics, stands out as a reliable summer tire option. While it faces challenges in aquaplaning resistance and steering responsiveness in some instances, its value for money, low noise emissions, and efficient fuel consumption solidify its position as a tire worth considering for a wide range of drivers.

Sizes

Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127 is made in 109 sizes, starting from 205/45 R17 up to 285/30 R22.
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Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127 is ranked #82 of 947 summer tyres based on the results of tests carried out by Autobild 2023, ACE 2023, and other organizations. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127 belongs to the Premium segment and is made by a manufacturer from South Korea. However, this particular model is made in Korea. It is made in total of 109 sizes, 205/45 R17 being the smallest and 285/30 R22 the largest. This tyre was featured in tests 17 times, first test was carried in 2019. This model received the best possible rating in 4 tests. Eu ratings can provide interesting overview over the available dimensions - 88% of Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127 has "A" wet grip rating and most (76%) of the dimensions has "C" fuel-saving rating. Noise is a strong quality of Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127 - most dimensions have below average noise level values - 37% of them produce 0db noise, which result in "a" rating. This tyre has a initial tread depth of 7.6 mm in 245/45 R19. It can be compared to Azenis FK510, which is a tyre from Falken (Japan) and has a rating of 79%, compared to 82% of the Hankook in question. There was a braking test that featured both Falken Azenis FK510 and Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127 held by autobild in 2020. It was tested on a BMW 5 with 245/40 R19 tyres. On the wet, the Hankook stopped from 80km/h in 30,3m, whereas the competing Falken took longer to stop - 30,7m. The results repeat on the dry, where the Hankook stopped earlier at the 34,7m mark, compared to 36m of the Falken.

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Timeline

2019

Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127 was launched

2019

Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127 was tested 2x (Autobild,...)

2020

Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127 was tested 3x (ADAC,...)

2021

Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127 was tested 3x (Tyre Reviews,...)

2022

Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127 was tested 4x (Tyre Reviews,...)

2023

Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127 was tested 5x (Tyre Reviews,...) and won the Autobild 225/45 R18 test.

Achievements

Best
Wet braking
Autobild 2023
Autobild 2023
Ace 2023
Automotorsport 2022
Best
Dry braking
Autobild 2023
Autobild 2022
Autobild 2022
Best
Wet handling
Automotorsport 2022
Autobild 2022
Best
Exterior noise
Autobild 2022
Best
Interior noise
Autoexpress 2022

Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127 in tyre tests

The Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127 is a premium segment tyre that has been tested by some of Europe's most valued organizations that test tyres. The first test was conducted in 2019 and the latest one in 2023. The tyre has been tested in various dimensions and periods, mostly during the summer season. The Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127 has an overall rating of 87%, which is a very good result for a premium segment tyre.

The tyre has received mixed results across different tests. In Autobild's Summer tyre test 2023 225/45 R18, the Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127 placed 12th out of 20, while in the same test, but on 225/45 R18, it took the 1st place out of 50. The Autobild Summer tyre test 2022 245/40 R19 saw the tyre place 3rd out of 10, while the Autozeitung Summer tyre test 2021 225/40 R18 saw it in 9th place out of 10.

The Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127 was the best in the Autobild Summer tyre test 2023 225/45 R18 and the 2022 Autobild Summer tyre test 245/40 R19 in the dry braking and wet braking disciplines. In the Autobild Summer tyre test 2022 225/45 R18, it was the best in the dry braking discipline, and in Autobild Summer tyre test 2022 245/40 R19, it was the best in dry braking, exterior noise, wet braking, and wet handling.

The tyre has been a winner in some of the tests. However, it also received satisfactory results in a few of them. Overall, the Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127 is a reliable and high-performing tyre that performs very well in most tests.

All tyre tests where Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127 was featured:
Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test58.124.8
Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K12758.1 24.8
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Source: www.autobild.de
ACE Summer tyre test 2023 225/45 R18
highly recommended
Ranked #7 of 10
Name WetDryRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test7154197
Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K1276250176
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Autobild Summer tyre test 2023 225/45 R18
satisfactory
Ranked #12 of 20
Name WetDryRunning costs
Best values in test2+1-1
Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K1272+ 2+3+
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Name
Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
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Name WetDry
Best values in test2+1-
Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K1272+ 2
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Name WetDry
Best values in test2+1-
Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K1272+ 2+
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Source: reifenpresse.de
Name WetDry
Best values in test2+1-
Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K1271-2
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDryEnviromental impact
Best values in test9,09,79,4
Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K1278,58,06,3
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Source: reifenpresse.de
Tyre Reviews Summer tyre test 2022 225/45 R17
recommended
Source: www.tyrereviews.com
Tyre Reviews Summer tyre test 2021 225/40 R18
recommended
Ranked #6 of 11
Name
Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
Source: www.tyrereviews.com
Name Points totalWetDry
Best values in test929393
Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127786987
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Source: reifenpresse.de
Name WetDry
Best values in test11-
Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K12722
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Source: www.autobild.de
ADAC Summer tyre test 2020 225/40 R18
satisfactory
Ranked #14 of 16
Name WetDryNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test1,71,32,82,01,6
Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K1273,12,03,42,51,8
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Source: www.adac.de
Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test32,128,7
Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K12734,730,3
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Source: www.autobild.de
Autobild Summer tyre test 2020 245/45 R18
satisfactory
Ranked #12 of 20
Name WetDryRunning costs
Best values in test11-1
Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K1272+2+3+
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test34,228,7
Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K12735,228,7
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDryRunning costs
Best values in test111
Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K1272+1- 2
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Source: www.autobild.de

Test ratings distribution

100% (4x)85% (9x)
Highly recommendedExemplaryVery goodRecommendedSatisfactoryGood
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Ratings x Wheel size

R17R18R19R20
92.5% (2x)86.9% (8x)100% (2x)85% (1x)

Ratings x Width

225/xx Rxx245/xx Rxx265/xx Rxx
88.3% (9x)95% (3x)85% (1x)

FAQ

  1. Where is Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127 made?

    Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127 is made in Korea.

  2. Which cars have Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127 as first equipment?

    These cars have Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127 as a first equipment tyre from factory: Audi Q8 (285/45 R21),Audi SQ8 (285/45 R21), Porsche Cayenne (315/35 ZR 21,285/40 ZR 21), BMW X3 (225/60 R18)

  3. Is this tyre suitable for SUVs?

    Yes, this tyre is also made in SUV sizes.

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