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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
2. Dunlop Sport BluResponse
Highly recommended
152
63
49
18
7
15
£68
91 H + 5
3. Continental PremiumContact 6
Highly recommended
151
62
51
17
7
14
4. Bridgestone Turanza T005
Recommended
150
60
51
18
6
15
£82
91 W + 11
5. Falken ZIEX ZE310 Ecorun
Recommended
146
59
48
15
7
17
£64
91 V + 4
6. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
Recommended
143
56
45
19
8
15
£91
91 W + 11
7. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
Recommended
143
51
49
16
10
17
£74
91 V + 7
8. Michelin Primacy 4
Recommended
137
57
43
17
8
12
£92
91 H + 12
9. Pirelli Cinturato P7
Conditionally recommended
130
52
40
16
7
15
£105
91 V + 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 Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance, Fulda EcoControl HP2, 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. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
92% Premium £106 91 V + 3
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
88% Premium £92 91 W + 2
3. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
87% Premium £81 91 Y + 4
4. Debica Presto HP2
84% Lowcost £69 91 V + 3
5. Kleber Dynaxer HP4
82% Upper-middle £60 91 V + 9
45
6. Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance
79% Premium
7. Fulda EcoControl HP2
79% Lowcost £76 91 V + 3
8. Maxxis Premitra HP5
78% Lowcost £60 91 V + 1
9. Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde
76% Premium £83 91 H + 1
10. BFGoodrich Advantage
76% Upper-middle £82 91 H + 9
11. Sava Intensa HP2
75% Lowcost £62 91 H + 3
8
12. Toyo Proxes Comfort
72% Upper-middle £73 0 + 2
13. Firestone Roadhawk
72% Upper-middle £58 91 V + 3
14. Uniroyal RainSport 5
72% Upper-middle £70 91 W + 3
15. Kumho Ecsta PS71
72% Upper-middle £86 91 V + 1
16. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
70% Premium £82 91 W + 2
17. Michelin e.Primacy
66% Premium £88 91 V + 5
26
18. Kumho Ecowing ES31
65% Upper-middle £71 0 + 4
19. Nankang Comfort ECO-2+
65% Lowcost £52 91
20. Semperit Speed-Life 3
65% Lowcost £61 91 H + 3
21. Continental Ecocontact 6
63% Premium £85 91 W + 12
22. Continental PremiumContact 5
63% Premium £80 91 W + 5
23. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
62% Premium
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24. Vredestein Sportrac 5
58% Premium
25. Cooper Zeon CS8
56% Upper-middle £82 0 W + 7
26. Hankook Kinergy eco2 K435
56% Premium £64 91 H + 1
27. Michelin Primacy 3
54% Premium £113 91 V + 7
28. Falken Sincera SN110
52% Upper-middle £64 91 H + 1
29. Michelin Energy Saver+
52% Premium £79 91 H + 7
10
30. Giti Premium H1
51% Lowcost
31. Hankook Kinergy eco K425
51% Premium £77 91 H + 3
32. Uniroyal RainSport 3
51% Upper-middle £82 91 W + 5
33. Fulda EcoControl HP
51% Lowcost
34. GoodYear Efficientgrip Cargo
50% Premium
35. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
50% Premium £87 91 W + 6
53
36. Kumho Ecowing ES01 KH27
48% Upper-middle
37. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
46% Upper-middle £89 91 W
38. Semperit Speed-Life 2
45% Lowcost
39. Kumho Ecsta HS51
45% Upper-middle
40. Giti Synergy E1
44% Lowcost
41. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
43% Premium
19
42. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
41% Upper-middle
43. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
41% Lowcost £64 91 V + 3
44. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
38% Lowcost
45. Nokian Line
35% Upper-middle
46. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
35% Upper-middle
47. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
34% Upper-middle £83 91 W + 1
43
48. Bridgestone Turanza T001
32% Premium £99 91 V + 3
49. BFGoodrich G-Grip
28% Upper-middle
50. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
22% Lowcost
51. Sava Intensa HP
22% Lowcost
52. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
22% Premium
53. Imperial EcoDriver 5
17% Lowcost
46
54. Kormoran Road Performance
15% Lowcost
55. Debica Presto HP
11% Lowcost
56. Matador Hectorra 5
3% Lowcost £78 91 Y + 2
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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