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Summer tyre test 235/55 R17 - Autobild 2015

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Offroad
Positive features
Neagative features
Price
1. Goodride SA-37
-
2-
2-
2
Excellent protection against aquaplaning, low noise level
Not very precise steering and wet grip
2. Infinity Enviro
-
3+
2-
2
Accurate and stable handling
Unsatisfactory grip on wet roads, poor ride comfort
3. Delinte Thunder D7
-
2-
2-
3+
Best wet grip of cheap tires, good directional stability, low noise
Inadequate protection against aquaplaning when cornering, poor adhesion on dry and also on gravel
4. Sonar Conquero SX9
-
3+
2-
2-
Good protection against aquaplaning, short braking distances on dry, good directional stability
Higher rolling resistance, not particulary precise control, a lack of grip on dry and wet
5. Star Performer SUV-1
-
3+
2-
2-
Decent protection against aquaplaning
Longer braking distances on dry and wet roads, bad driving comfort
6. Nankang NK Comfort NK-605
-
3+
3+
3+
Decent steering precision and directional stability on dry road
High rolling resistance, increased noise, bad grip on the sand and gravel
7. Syron Cross 1 4 x 4
-
3
2-
2
Good protection against aquaplaning, good traction on dry, good traction on loose surfaces
Long braking distance on a wet road, high rolling resistance, lack of precision in the bends
8. Evergreen EH 23
-
3-
3+
2
Sufficient protection against aquaplaning, good traction on sand
braking distance too long, poor directional stability, poor adhesion
9. Federal Couragia XUV
-
3-
3
2
Low rolling resistance, good traction on sand and gravel, low noise level
Too long braking distances on dry and wet, keeps track poorly
10. Sailun Terramax CVR
-
4-
3+
2
Very low rolling resistance, good traction on sand and gravel
Very poor adhesion and long stopping distances on dry and wet
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Offroad Positive features Neagative features Price
Above you can see the results of the Autobild 2015 235/55 R17 SUV test performed by Autobild on a in 2015. This test was performed in 235/55 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (235). Goodride SA-37 is the best of 10 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Offroad, ). Other featured tyres include Infinity Enviro, Delinte Thunder D7, Sonar Conquero SX9; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Michelin Primacy 4, Nokian Powerproof, Michelin Primacy 3.

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. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
94% Premium £116 99 H + 1
2. Continental PremiumContact 6
91% Premium £131 103 W + 2
3. GoodYear Efficientgrip SUV
90% Premium £177 99 H + 5
4. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £122 99 W + 2
5. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £92 103 Y + 2
2
6. Michelin Primacy 4
88% Premium £138 99 V + 2
7. Nokian Powerproof
87% Upper-middle £94 103 Y
8. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £137 99 V + 2
9. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% Premium
10. Fulda SportControl 2
86% Lowcost £114 103 Y + 1
11. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 SUV K117A
86% Upper-middle £98 99 V
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12. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
86% Premium £111 99 Y + 2
13. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% Premium £120 103 Y + 2
14. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
85% Upper-middle £86 103 V
15. Cooper Zeon 4XS Sport
84% Upper-middle £100 0 H + 3
16. Semperit Speed-Life 3
84% Lowcost £110 99 V + 1
17. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
84% Premium £94 103 Y + 1
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18. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £94 99 W + 1
19. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
20. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
84% Premium
21. Nokian Line SUV
83% Upper-middle £115 103 V
22. Pirelli Scorpion VERDE
82% Premium £111 99 V + 1
23. Goodyear Efficientgrip 2 SUV
80% Premium £120 99 V + 1
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24. Falken Azenis FK510 SUV
80% Upper-middle £100 103 W
25. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £104 99 Y
26. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £105 99 V + 2
27. Kumho Ecowing ES01 KH27
79% Upper-middle £82 99 H
28. BFGoodrich Advantage
78% Upper-middle
29. Kumho Solus HA31
78% Upper-middle £89 103 V
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30. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost £108 103 Y + 1
31. Kumho Crugen HP91
76% Upper-middle £84 99 V
32. Continental PremiumContact 5
76% Premium £124 99 V + 1
33. Nokian Wetproof SUV
75% Upper-middle £93 103 V
34. Semperit Speed-Life 2 SUV
75% Lowcost
35. Continental CrossContact UHP
75% Premium £122 99 H
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36. Continental Ecocontact 6
75% Premium £131 103 Y
37. BFGoodrich Advantage SUV
75% Upper-middle
38. Firestone Destination HP
75% Upper-middle
39. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £107 99 V + 1
40. Giti Premium H1
73% Lowcost
41. Cooper Zeon CS8
71% Upper-middle £82 0 Y
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42. Pirelli Cinturato All Season SF2
71% Premium £141 103 V
43. Hankook Dynapro HP2 RA33
71% Upper-middle £98 99 V + 1
44. Kumho Ecsta HS51
70% Upper-middle £91 103 W
45. Firestone Roadhawk
69% Upper-middle £117 103 V
46. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
47. Uniroyal RainSport 5
66% Upper-middle £106 99 V + 1
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48. Fulda SportControl
65% Lowcost
49. Yokohama Bluearth AE-50
65% Upper-middle
50. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
51. Bridgestone Dueler H/P Sport
58% Premium £116 99 V + 2
52. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost
53. Michelin Latitude Tour HP
51% Premium £151 99 V + 1
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54. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
51% Lowcost £100 103 V + 1
55. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
56. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
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