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Summer tyre test 205/55 R16 - ADAC 2023

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Enviromental impact
Driving safety
Price
1. GoodYear Efficient Grip Performance 2
Good
1,7
2,1
£90
91 H + 4
2. Continental PremiumContact 6
Good
2,6
1,8
£97
91 H + 1
3. Michelin Primacy 4+
Good
1,6
2,3
£88
91 H + 4
4. Bridgestone Turanza T005
Good
2,4
2,2
£77
91 H + 11
5. Nokian Wetproof
Good
2,9
2,0
6. Falken ZIEX ZE310 Ecorun
Good
2,7
2,1
£63
91 H + 4
7. Continental UltraContact
Good
1,7
2,6
£90
91 H + 3
8. Kumho Ecsta HS52
Good
2,7
2,3
£54
91 V + 7
9. Hankook Ventus Prime 4
Good
2,7
2,4
£102
94 W
10. Nexen N Fera Primus
Good
3,1
2,3
£65
91 V
11. Kenda Kenetica Pro KR210
Good
3,0
2,4
12. Kleber Dynaxer HP4
Good
2,1
2,8
£60
91 H + 9
13. Fulda EcoControl HP2
Good
2,2
2,8
£67
91 H + 3
14. Toyo Proxes Comfort
Good
2,5
2,7
£74
0 + 2
15. Debica Presto HP2
Good
2,3
£55
91 H + 3
16. Dunlop Sport BluResponse
Good
2,8
2,6
£73
91 H + 5
17. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
Good
2,6
2,7
£97
91 V + 3
18. Sava Intensa HP2
Good
2,6
2,8
£60
91 H + 3
19. Semperit Speed-Life 3
Good
2,6
2,8
£61
91 H + 3
20. Firestone Roadhawk
Good
2,7
2,8
£69
91 H + 3
21. BFGoodrich Advantage
Good
2,8
2,9
£85
91 H + 9
22. Gt Radial Fe2
Good
3,0
2,9
£71
91 H + 3
23. Esa+Tecar Spirit Pro
Good
2,3
3,4
24. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
Good
2,9
3,2
£70
91 H + 3
25. Viking Protech NewGen
Good
2,5
3,4
26. Norauto Prevensys 4
Good
3,0
3,2
27. Apollo Alnac 4G
Good
3,5
3,0
28. General Altimax One S
Good
2,4
3,5
29. Giti Gitisynergy H2
Good
2,8
3,4
30. Petlas Imperium PT515
Good
2,8
3,5
31. Uniroyal RainSport 5
Good
3,1
3,4
£62
91 H + 3
32. Hifly HF201
Sufficient
2,6
3,6
33. Cooper Zeon CS8
Sufficient
3,3
3,6
£77
0 V + 7
34. Westlake Z-107
Sufficient
3,7
2,7
35. Minerva F209
Sufficient
3,0
3,7
36. King Meiler Sport 1
Sufficient
2,8
3,8
37. Tomket Sport
Sufficient
3,3
3,8
38. Michelin e.Primacy
Sufficient
1,3
3,9
£91
91 H + 5
39. Laufenn S Fit EQ+ LK01
Sufficient
3,9
2,9
40. Delinte DH2
Sufficient
3,7
4,0
41. Zeetex ZT 1000
Sufficient
4,1
3,8
42. Avon ZV7
Sufficient
4,1
3,9
£63
94 V + 1
43. Radar RPX-800
Sufficient
3,7
4,1
44. Rotalla RH 01
Poor
3,2
45. Berlin Tires Summer UHP 1 G2
Poor
3,1
46. Lassa Driveways
Poor
3,1
47. Evergreen EH 226
Poor
2,7
48. Riken Road Performance
Poor
3,1
49. DoubleCoin DC99
Poor
1,7
50. Premiorri Solazo
Poor
3,2
#Name - Rating Enviromental impact Driving safety Price
Above you can see the results of the ADAC 2023 205/55 R16 test performed by ADAC 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). GoodYear Efficient Grip Performance 2 is the best of 50 tested tyres according to tested properties (Enviromental impact, Driving safety, ). Other featured tyres include Continental PremiumContact 6, Michelin Primacy 4+, Bridgestone Turanza T005; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Pirelli Cinturato P7, Kumho Ecsta PS71, Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde.

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 Primacy 4
89% Premium £92 91 H + 12
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
88% Premium £112 91 W + 2
3. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
79% Premium £76 91 H + 11
4. Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance
79% Premium £84 91 V + 3
5. Maxxis Premitra HP5
78% Lowcost £61 91 V + 1
46
6. Pirelli Cinturato P7
78% Premium £74 91 H + 13
7. Kumho Ecsta PS71
77% Upper-middle £65 91 V + 1
8. Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde
76% Premium
9. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
72% Premium £74 91 H + 7
10. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
70% Premium £92 91 W + 2
11. Nankang Comfort ECO-2+
65% Lowcost £53 91
9
12. Kumho Ecowing ES31
65% Upper-middle £83 0 + 4
13. Continental Ecocontact 6
63% Premium £85 91 H + 12
14. Continental PremiumContact 5
63% Premium £81 91 H + 5
15. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
62% Premium
16. Vredestein Sportrac 5
58% Premium
17. Hankook Kinergy eco2 K435
56% Premium £64 91 H + 1
23
18. Michelin Primacy 3
54% Premium £105 91 H + 7
19. Michelin Energy Saver+
52% Premium £79 91 H + 7
20. Falken Sincera SN110
52% Upper-middle £65 91 H + 1
21. Fulda EcoControl HP
51% Lowcost
22. Hankook Kinergy eco K425
51% Premium
23. Giti Premium H1
51% Lowcost
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24. Uniroyal RainSport 3
51% Upper-middle £82 91 H + 5
25. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
50% Premium £80 91 H + 6
26. GoodYear Efficientgrip Cargo
50% Premium
27. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
48% Premium
28. Kumho Ecowing ES01 KH27
48% Upper-middle
29. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
46% Upper-middle £73 91 W
37
30. Kumho Ecsta HS51
45% Upper-middle
31. Semperit Speed-Life 2
45% Lowcost
32. Giti Synergy E1
44% Lowcost
33. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
41% Upper-middle
34. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
38% Lowcost
35. Nokian Line
35% Upper-middle
30
36. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
35% Upper-middle £112 91 V + 3
37. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
34% Upper-middle £84 91 V + 1
38. Bridgestone Turanza T001
32% Premium £97 91 Q + 3
39. BFGoodrich G-Grip
28% Upper-middle
40. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
22% Premium
41. Sava Intensa HP
22% Lowcost
10
42. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
22% Lowcost
43. Imperial EcoDriver 5
17% Lowcost
44. Kormoran Road Performance
15% Lowcost
45. Debica Presto HP
11% Lowcost
46. Matador Hectorra 5
3% Lowcost £73 91 H + 2
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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