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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
£87
91 H + 1
2. Semperit Speed-Life 3
Good +
1,9
2,0
2,8
2,5
£76
91 H + 3
3. Bridgestone Turanza T005
Good +
2,1
2,0
3,2
2,5
£74
91 H + 9
4. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
Satisfactory
2,3
2,6
2,8
0,6
£73
91 H + 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
£90
91 H + 2
7. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
Satisfactory
2,7
1,5
2,9
2,5
£64
91 H + 7
8. Fulda EcoControl HP2
Satisfactory
2,8
2,5
2,7
1,5
£61
91 H + 3
9. BFGoodrich Advantage
Satisfactory
2,9
2,2
2,8
2,0
£75
91 H + 8
10. Maxxis Premitra HP5
Satisfactory
2,2
1,4
3,1
3,0
£64
91 V + 1
11. Nokian WetProof
Satisfactory
2,3
2,1
2,7
3,0
£62
91 H + 4
12. Pirelli Cinturato P7
Satisfactory
2,0
2,0
2,7
3,0
13. Uniroyal Rainsport 5
Satisfactory
2,1
2,9
2,7
3,0
£68
91 H + 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 Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue, Dunlop Sport BluResponse, Pirelli P7 Cinturato.

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 £97 91 W + 2
2. Michelin Primacy 4
89% Premium £87 91 H + 12
3. Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance
88% Premium £93 91 V + 3
4. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
88% Premium £78 91 H + 11
5. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £116 91 H + 7
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6. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
87% Premium
7. Dunlop Sport BluResponse
86% Premium £78 91 H + 5
8. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
86% Premium £72 91 H + 8
9. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
86% Upper-middle £64 91 H + 4
10. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% Premium £87 91 Q + 3
11. Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde
85% Premium £81 91 H + 1
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12. Debica Presto HP2
84% Lowcost £75 91 H + 3
13. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
84% Premium
14. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £63 91 V + 3
15. Fulda EcoControl HP
81% Lowcost
16. Hankook Kinergy eco K425
81% Upper-middle £76 91 H + 3
17. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £76 91 V + 3
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18. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost
19. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £74 91 V + 1
20. Vredestein Sportrac 5
80% Premium
21. Michelin Energy Saver+
80% Premium £147 91 H + 7
22. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £68 91 H + 6
23. Kumho Ecowing ES01 KH27
79% Upper-middle
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24. Kumho Ecsta PS71
79% Upper-middle £84 91 V + 1
25. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £89 91 H + 5
26. Continental Ecocontact 6
78% Premium £88 91 H + 10
27. Kleber Dynaxer HP4
77% Upper-middle £74 91 H + 8
28. Continental PremiumContact 5
76% Premium £97 91 H + 5
29. Nokian Line
76% Upper-middle
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30. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium
31. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £84 91 W + 2
32. Kumho Ecowing ES31
75% Upper-middle £65 0 + 4
33. Sava Intensa HP
75% Lowcost
34. GoodYear Efficientgrip Cargo
75% Premium
35. Giti Premium H1
73% Lowcost
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36. Hankook Kinergy eco2 K435
71% Upper-middle £60 91 H + 1
37. Firestone Roadhawk
70% Upper-middle £62 91 H + 3
38. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
39. Cooper Zeon CS8
69% Upper-middle £70 0 V + 7
40. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
67% Lowcost £72 91 H + 4
41. Giti Synergy E1
66% Lowcost
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42. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
66% Lowcost £71 91 H + 3
43. Toyo Proxes Comfort
65% Upper-middle £47 0 + 2
44. Falken Sincera SN110
65% Upper-middle £63 91 H + 1
45. Nankang Comfort ECO-2+
65% Lowcost £48 91
46. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
47. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £72 91 W
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48. Sava Intensa HP2
56% Lowcost £59 91 H + 3
49. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost
50. Yokohama BLUEARTH-GT AE51
46% Upper-middle £73 91 V + 2
51. Debica Presto HP
40% Lowcost
52. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
40% Premium £88 91 H + 5
53. Kormoran Road Performance
36% Lowcost
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54. Imperial EcoDriver 5
30% Lowcost
55. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle
56. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
57. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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