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Summer tyre test 205/55 R16 - Autobild 2021

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Running costs
Price
1. Kumho Ecsta HS51
Exemplary
1-
2+
2+
2. Continental PremiumContact 6
Exemplary
2+
2
2+
£87
91 H + 1
3. Semperit Speed-Life 3
Exemplary
1-
2-
2
£76
91 H + 3
4. Debica Presto HP2
Exemplary
2
2
2
£75
91 H + 3
5. Bridgestone Turanza T005
Exemplary
2
2
2-
£74
91 H + 9
6. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
Good +
1-
1-
3+
£64
91 H + 7
7. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
Good +
1-
1-
3+
£76
91 V + 3
8. Michelin Primacy 4
Good +
2
2
1-
£87
91 H + 12
9. Firestone Roadhawk
Good +
2+
2+
3
£62
91 H + 3
10. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
Good +
2-
2
1
£73
91 H + 4
11. BFGoodrich Advantage
Satisfactory
2-
2+
2-
£75
91 H + 8
12. Maxxis Premitra HP5
Satisfactory
2
2+
3
£64
91 V + 1
13. Toyo Proxes Comfort
Satisfactory
2-
2+
2-
£47
0 + 2
14. Uniroyal RainSport 5
Satisfactory
2+
2-
2-
£68
91 H + 3
15. Falken ZIEX ZE310 Ecorun
Satisfactory
2-
2
2
£64
91 H + 4
16. Fulda EcoControl HP2
Satisfactory
2-
2
2
£61
91 H + 3
17. Nokian WetProof
Satisfactory
2
2
3
£62
91 H + 4
18. Kleber Dynaxer HP4
Satisfactory
2-
2
2-
£74
91 H + 8
19. Dunlop Sport BluResponse
Satisfactory
2-
2
3+
£78
91 H + 5
20. Nexen N blue HD Plus
Satisfactory
3+
2+
3+
£63
0 + 1
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Running costs Price
Above you can see the results of the Autobild 2021 205/55 R16 test performed by Autobild 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). Kumho Ecsta HS51 is the best of 20 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Running costs, ). Other featured tyres include Continental PremiumContact 6, Semperit Speed-Life 3, Debica Presto HP2; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Pirelli P7 Cinturato, Bridgestone Turanza T001, Pirelli Cinturato P7.

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

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