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Summer tyre test 205/55 R16 - ACE 2019

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Points total
Wet
Dry
Rolling resistance
Noise
Running costs
Price
1. Nokian WetProof
Highly recommended
153
66
45
17
8
17
£87
91 H + 4
2. Dunlop Sport BluResponse
Highly recommended
152
63
49
18
7
15
£80
91 H + 5
3. Continental PremiumContact 6
Highly recommended
151
62
51
17
7
14
£90
91 H + 1
4. Bridgestone Turanza T005
Recommended
150
60
51
18
6
15
£83
91 H + 9
5. Falken ZIEX ZE310 Ecorun
Recommended
146
59
48
15
7
17
£61
91 H + 4
6. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
Recommended
143
56
45
19
8
15
£80
91 H + 11
7. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
Recommended
143
51
49
16
10
17
£63
91 H + 7
8. Michelin Primacy 4
Recommended
137
57
43
17
8
12
£93
91 H + 12
9. Pirelli Cinturato P7
Conditionally recommended
130
52
40
16
7
15
£70
91 H + 13
#Name - Rating Points total Wet Dry Rolling resistance Noise Running costs Price
Above you can see the results of the ACE 2019 205/55 R16 test performed by ACE on a Škoda Octavia in 2019. This test was performed in 205/55 R16, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (205). Nokian WetProof is the best of 9 tested tyres according to tested properties (Points total, Wet, Dry, Rolling resistance, Noise, ). Other featured tyres include Dunlop Sport BluResponse, Continental PremiumContact 6, Bridgestone Turanza T005; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Bridgestone Turanza T001, Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde, Maxxis Premitra HP5.

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
94% Premium £102 91 W + 2
2. Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance
88% Premium £102 91 V + 3
3. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
87% Premium
4. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
87% Premium £80 91 H + 4
5. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £106 91 H + 7
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6. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% Premium £96 91 Q + 3
7. Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde
85% Premium £84 91 H + 1
8. Maxxis Premitra HP5
85% Lowcost £74 91 V + 1
9. Debica Presto HP2
84% Lowcost £90 91 H + 3
10. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
84% Premium
11. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £66 91 V + 3
13
12. Hankook Kinergy eco K425
81% Upper-middle
13. Fulda EcoControl HP
81% Lowcost
14. Semperit Speed-Life 3
81% Lowcost £90 91 H + 3
15. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £87 91 V + 3
16. Michelin Energy Saver+
80% Premium £82 91 H + 7
17. Vredestein Sportrac 5
80% Premium
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18. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost
19. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £79 91 V + 1
20. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £86 91 H + 6
21. BFGoodrich Advantage
79% Upper-middle £103 91 H + 9
22. Kumho Ecowing ES01 KH27
79% Upper-middle
23. Kumho Ecsta PS71
79% Upper-middle £94 91 V + 1
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24. Continental Ecocontact 6
78% Premium £93 91 H + 10
25. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £91 91 H + 5
26. Kleber Dynaxer HP4
77% Upper-middle £85 91 H + 9
27. Nokian Line
76% Upper-middle
28. Uniroyal RainSport 5
76% Upper-middle £62 91 H + 3
29. Continental PremiumContact 5
76% Premium £107 91 H + 5
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30. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium
31. Fulda EcoControl HP2
76% Lowcost £66 91 H + 3
32. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £84 91 W + 2
33. Sava Intensa HP
75% Lowcost
34. Kumho Ecowing ES31
75% Upper-middle £72 0 + 4
35. GoodYear Efficientgrip Cargo
75% Premium
50
36. Giti Premium H1
73% Lowcost
37. Hankook Kinergy eco2 K435
71% Upper-middle £73 91 H + 1
38. Firestone Roadhawk
70% Upper-middle £65 91 H + 3
39. Kumho Ecsta HS51
70% Upper-middle
40. Cooper Zeon CS8
69% Upper-middle £87 0 V + 7
41. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
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42. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
67% Lowcost £82 91 H + 4
43. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
66% Lowcost £78 91 H + 3
44. Giti Synergy E1
66% Lowcost
45. Toyo Proxes Comfort
65% Upper-middle £53 0 + 2
46. Falken Sincera SN110
65% Upper-middle £67 91 H + 1
47. Nankang Comfort ECO-2+
65% Lowcost £49 91
40
48. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
49. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £88 91 W
50. Sava Intensa HP2
56% Lowcost £71 91 H + 3
51. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost
52. Yokohama BLUEARTH-GT AE51
46% Upper-middle £77 91 V + 2
53. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
40% Premium
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54. Debica Presto HP
40% Lowcost
55. Kormoran Road Performance
36% Lowcost
56. Imperial EcoDriver 5
30% Lowcost
57. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle
58. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
59. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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