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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-
£66
91 H + 7
2. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
Exemplary
1-
1-
2-
3. Continental ContiPremiumContact 5
Exemplary
2-
1-
2
4. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
Exemplary
2+
2
2
£71
91 H + 11
5. Dunlop Sport BluResponse
Exemplary
2
2+
2-
£71
91 H + 5
6. Fulda EcoControl HP
Recommended
2
2
2
7. Michelin Primacy 3
Recommended
2-
2
1-
£104
91 H + 7
8. Vredestein Sportrac 5
Recommended
2-
2-
2
9. Bridgestone Turanza T001
-
2+
2-
3+
£84
91 Q + 3
10. Semperit Speed-Life 2
-
1-
2
3+
11. Uniroyal Rainsport 3
-
1-
2-
3
£78
91 H + 5
12. Yokohama Bluearth AE-50
-
3+
2
1
13. Nexen N blue HD plus
-
3+
2
2
£70
0 + 1
14. Falken ZIEX ZE914 EcoRun
-
2-
2-
3+
£66
91 V + 3
15. Nokian Line
-
2-
2-
3
#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
94% Premium £90 91 W + 2
2. Continental PremiumContact 6
90% Premium £94 91 H + 1
3. Michelin Primacy 4
90% Premium £92 91 H + 12
4. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £71 91 H + 9
5. Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance
88% Premium £105 91 V + 3
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6. Nokian Wetproof
87% Upper-middle £71 91 H + 4
7. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
87% Premium £74 91 H + 4
8. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
86% Upper-middle £64 91 H + 4
9. Pirelli Cinturato P7
86% Premium £83 91 H + 13
10. Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde
85% Premium £83 91 H + 1
11. Maxxis Premitra HP5
85% Lowcost £74 91 V + 1
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12. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
84% Premium
13. Debica Presto HP2
84% Lowcost £74 91 H + 3
14. Semperit Speed-Life 3
81% Lowcost £89 91 H + 3
15. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £91 91 V + 3
16. Hankook Kinergy eco K425
81% Upper-middle £92 91 H + 3
17. Michelin Energy Saver+
80% Premium
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18. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £69 91 V + 1
19. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £79 91 H + 6
20. Kumho Ecsta PS71
79% Upper-middle £82 91 V + 1
21. BFGoodrich Advantage
79% Upper-middle £102 91 H + 8
22. Kumho Ecowing ES01 KH27
79% Upper-middle
23. Continental Ecocontact 6
78% Premium £80 91 H + 10
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24. Kleber Dynaxer HP4
77% Upper-middle £84 91 H + 9
25. Uniroyal RainSport 5
76% Upper-middle £60 91 H + 3
26. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium
27. Fulda EcoControl HP2
76% Lowcost £67 91 H + 3
28. Continental PremiumContact 5
76% Premium £107 91 H + 5
29. Kumho Ecowing ES31
75% Upper-middle £75 0 + 4
34
30. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £80 91 W + 2
31. Sava Intensa HP
75% Lowcost
32. GoodYear Efficientgrip Cargo
75% Premium
33. Giti Premium H1
73% Lowcost
34. Hankook Kinergy eco2 K435
71% Upper-middle £61 91 H + 1
35. Firestone Roadhawk
70% Upper-middle £66 91 H + 3
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36. Kumho Ecsta HS51
70% Upper-middle
37. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
38. Cooper Zeon CS8
69% Upper-middle £88 0 V + 7
39. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
67% Lowcost £113 91 H + 4
40. Giti Synergy E1
66% Lowcost
41. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
66% Lowcost £78 91 H + 3
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42. Toyo Proxes Comfort
65% Upper-middle £58 0 + 2
43. Falken Sincera SN110
65% Upper-middle £69 91 H + 1
44. Nankang Comfort ECO-2+
65% Lowcost £50 91
45. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
46. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £73 91 W
47. Sava Intensa HP2
56% Lowcost £62 91 H + 3
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48. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost
49. Yokohama BLUEARTH-GT AE51
46% Upper-middle £83 91 V + 2
50. Debica Presto HP
40% Lowcost
51. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
40% Premium £104 91 H + 5
52. Kormoran Road Performance
36% Lowcost
53. Imperial EcoDriver 5
30% Lowcost
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54. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle
55. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
56. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
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