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Summer tyre test 205/55 R16 - Autobild 2016

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Running costs
Price
1. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
Exemplary
2+
1-
1-
£97
91 V + 7
2. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
Exemplary
1-
1-
2-
£123
91 V + 1
3. Continental ContiPremiumContact 5
Exemplary
2-
1-
2
£151
91 H
4. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
Exemplary
2+
2
2
£93
91 W + 11
5. Dunlop Sport BluResponse
Exemplary
2
2+
2-
£83
91 H + 5
6. Fulda EcoControl HP
Recommended
2
2
2
£65
91 V + 7
7. Michelin Primacy 3
Recommended
2-
2
1-
£106
91 V + 7
8. Vredestein Sportrac 5
Recommended
2-
2-
2
£74
91 H + 2
9. Bridgestone Turanza T001
-
2+
2-
3+
£104
91 V + 3
10. Semperit Speed-Life 2
-
1-
2
3+
£62
91 V + 3
11. Uniroyal Rainsport 3
-
1-
2-
3
£97
91 W + 5
12. Yokohama Bluearth AE-50
-
3+
2
1
13. Nexen N blue HD plus
-
3+
2
2
£64
0 + 1
14. Falken ZIEX ZE914 EcoRun
-
2-
2-
3+
£161
91 W + 3
15. Nokian Line
-
2-
2-
3
£142
91 H + 4
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Running costs Price
Above you can see the results of the Autobild 2016 205/55 R16 test performed by Autobild on a in 2016. This test was performed in 205/55 R16, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (205). Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125 is the best of 15 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Running costs, ). Other featured tyres include Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue, Continental ContiPremiumContact 5, Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Nokian Wetproof, Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2, Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN.

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
93% Premium £104 91 W + 2
2. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
92% Premium £91 91 V + 3
3. Continental PremiumContact 6
92% Premium £89 91 V + 1
4. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £84 91 W + 11
5. Michelin Primacy 4
89% Premium £99 91 H + 12
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6. Nokian Wetproof
88% Upper-middle £95 91 H + 4
7. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
88% Premium £84 91 Y + 4
8. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
85% Upper-middle £67 91 V + 4
9. Debica Presto HP2
85% Lowcost £52 91 V + 3
10. Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance
84% Premium £65 91 V + 3
11. Kleber Dynaxer HP4
78% Upper-middle £120 91 V + 9
12
12. Kumho Ecsta PS71
77% Upper-middle £57 91 V + 1
13. Maxxis Premitra HP5
76% Lowcost £60 91 V + 1
14. Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde
76% Premium £106 91 H + 1
15. Fulda EcoControl HP2
75% Lowcost £72 91 V + 3
16. Sava Intensa HP2
73% Lowcost £62 91 H + 3
17. Michelin e.Primacy
71% Premium £89 91 V + 5
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18. Uniroyal RainSport 5
71% Upper-middle £67 91 W + 3
19. BFGoodrich Advantage
71% Upper-middle £102 91 H + 9
20. Firestone Roadhawk
70% Upper-middle £64 91 V + 3
21. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
70% Premium £90 91 W + 2
22. Toyo Proxes Comfort
69% Upper-middle £60 0 + 2
23. Continental PremiumContact 5
68% Premium £90 91 W + 5
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24. Continental Ecocontact 6
68% Premium £92 91 W + 12
25. Semperit Speed-Life 3
66% Lowcost £65 91 H + 3
26. Nankang Comfort ECO-2+
65% Lowcost £47 91
27. Kumho Ecowing ES31
65% Upper-middle £68 0 + 4
28. Hankook Kinergy eco2 K435
61% Premium £58 91 H + 1
29. Pirelli Cinturato P7
59% Premium £131 91 V + 13
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30. Michelin Energy Saver+
57% Premium £88 91 H + 7
31. Hankook Kinergy eco K425
56% Premium £89 91 H + 3
32. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
55% Premium £76 91 W + 6
33. Cooper Zeon CS8
53% Upper-middle £84 0 W + 7
34. Falken Sincera SN110
52% Upper-middle £62 91 H + 1
35. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
51% Upper-middle £82 91 W
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36. Giti Premium H1
51% Lowcost
37. Kumho Ecsta HS51
50% Upper-middle £64 91 V + 3
38. GoodYear Efficientgrip Cargo
50% Premium £73 91 H
39. Kumho Ecowing ES01 KH27
48% Upper-middle £82 91 H
40. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
48% Premium £138 91 W + 1
41. Giti Synergy E1
44% Lowcost
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42. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
41% Lowcost £69 91 V + 3
43. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
41% Upper-middle £58 91 W + 4
44. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
39% Upper-middle £85 91 W + 1
45. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
38% Lowcost £95 91 Y + 4
46. BFGoodrich G-Grip
28% Upper-middle £80 91 V + 4
47. Sava Intensa HP
22% Lowcost £60 91 H + 4
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48. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
22% Premium £372 91 H + 2
49. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
22% Lowcost £621 91 V + 3
50. Kormoran Road Performance
15% Lowcost
51. Debica Presto HP
11% Lowcost £52 91 H + 6
52. Imperial EcoDriver 5
11% Lowcost
53. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
5% Premium £69 91 V + 5
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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