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Summer tyre test 205/55 R16 - ADAC 2021

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Noise
Wear
Price
1. Continental PremiumContact 6
Good
1,8
2,0
3,1
2,5
2. Semperit Speed-Life 3
Good
1,9
2,0
2,8
2,5
£61
91 H + 3
3. Bridgestone Turanza T005
Good
2,1
2,0
3,2
2,5
£82
91 W + 11
4. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
Satisfactory
2,3
2,6
2,8
0,6
£81
91 Y + 4
5. Kumho Ecsta HS51
Satisfactory
2,2
2,6
2,8
2,0
6. Apollo Alnac 4G
Satisfactory
2,7
2,6
2,8
2,0
7. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
Satisfactory
2,7
1,5
2,9
2,5
£74
91 V + 7
8. Fulda EcoControl HP2
Satisfactory
2,8
2,5
2,7
1,5
£76
91 V + 3
9. BFGoodrich Advantage
Satisfactory
2,9
2,2
2,8
2,0
£82
91 H + 9
10. Maxxis Premitra HP5
Satisfactory
2,2
1,4
3,1
3,0
£60
91 V + 1
11. Nokian WetProof
Satisfactory
2,3
2,1
2,7
3,0
12. Pirelli Cinturato P7
Satisfactory
2,0
2,0
2,7
3,0
£105
91 V + 13
13. Uniroyal Rainsport 5
Satisfactory
2,1
2,9
2,7
3,0
£70
91 W + 3
14. Petlas Imperium PT515
Satisfactory
3,3
3,3
3,1
1,5
15. King Meiler Sport 1
Sufficient
3,6
3,2
3,7
2,5
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Noise Wear Price
Above you can see the results of the ADAC 2021 205/55 R16 test performed by ADAC on a VW Golf in 2021. This test was performed in 205/55 R16, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (205). Continental PremiumContact 6 is the best of 15 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Noise, Wear, ). Other featured tyres include Semperit Speed-Life 3, Bridgestone Turanza T005, Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Kleber Dynaxer HP4, Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN, Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance.

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

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