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Summer tyre test 205/55 R16 - Tyre Reviews 2023

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating Price
1. Continental PremiumContact 7
Test winner £75
91 V + 1
2. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
Highly recommended £114
91 V + 3
3. Bridgestone Turanza T005
Highly recommended £80
91 W + 11
4. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
Highly recommended £82
91 Y + 4
5. Michelin Primacy 4+
Highly recommended £91
91 H + 4
6. Falken ZIEX ZE310 EcoRun
Recommended £64
91 V + 4
7. Hankook Ventus Prime 4
Recommended £90
94 W
8. Kumho Ecsta HS52
Recommended £86
91 W + 7
9. Vredestein Ultrac
Recommended £67
0 + 2
9. Toyo Proxes Comfort
- £75
0 + 2
11. GT Radial FE2
- £75
91 V + 3
12. Nankang Econex NA-1
- £80
0
13. DoubleCoin DC99
-
#Name - Rating Price
Above you can see the results of the Tyre Reviews 2023 205/55 R16 test performed by Tyre Reviews on a VW Golf in 2023. 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 13 tested tyres according to tested properties ( ). Other featured tyres include Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2, Bridgestone Turanza T005, Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Kleber Dynaxer HP4, Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125, Pirelli Cinturato P7.

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
84% Premium £91 91 W + 2
2. Continental PremiumContact 6
83% Premium
3. Michelin Primacy 4
82% Premium £91 91 H + 12
4. Debica Presto HP2
79% Lowcost £62 91 V + 3
5. Kumho Ecsta HS51
78% Upper-middle
2
6. Kleber Dynaxer HP4
76% Upper-middle £120 91 V + 9
7. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
75% Premium £73 91 V + 7
8. Pirelli Cinturato P7
75% Premium £91 91 V + 13
9. Nokian Wetproof
74% Upper-middle
10. Dunlop Sport BluResponse
71% Premium £72 91 H + 5
11. Fulda EcoControl HP2
71% Lowcost £76 91 V + 3
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12. Maxxis Premitra HP5
69% Lowcost £72 91 V + 1
13. Kumho Ecsta PS71
68% Upper-middle £97 91 V + 1
14. BFGoodrich Advantage
68% Upper-middle £83 91 H + 9
15. Sava Intensa HP2
67% Lowcost £85 91 H + 3
16. Nankang Comfort ECO-2+
65% Lowcost £52 91
17. Uniroyal RainSport 5
64% Upper-middle £69 91 W + 3
16
18. Firestone Roadhawk
59% Upper-middle £68 91 V + 3
19. Semperit Speed-Life 3
59% Lowcost £73 91 H + 3
20. Kumho Ecowing ES31
56% Upper-middle £74 0 + 4
21. Continental PremiumContact 5
55% Premium £95 91 W + 5
22. Continental Ecocontact 6
53% Premium £111 0 + 13
23. Hankook Kinergy eco2 K435
48% Premium £64 91 H + 1
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24. Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde
47% Premium £174 91 H + 1
25. Michelin e.Primacy
46% Premium £87 91 V + 5
26. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
44% Lowcost £106 91 Y + 4
27. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
43% Premium £83 91 W + 11
28. Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance
43% Premium £144 91 V + 3
29. Cooper Zeon CS8
42% Upper-middle £86 0 W + 7
13
30. Falken Sincera SN110
41% Upper-middle £67 91 H + 1
31. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
39% Lowcost £54 91 V + 3
32. Giti Premium H1
34% Lowcost
33. Imperial EcoDriver 5
17% Lowcost
34. Kormoran Road Performance
14% Lowcost
35. Matador Hectorra 5
3% Lowcost £83 91 Y + 2
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