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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
Stopping distance on dry
Stopping distance on wet
Price
1. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
-
34,1
29,6
£63
91 H + 7
2. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
-
34,5
29,7
£87
91 V + 3
3. Kumho Ecsta HS51
-
34,8
30,4
4. Continental PremiumContact 6
-
36,5
29,6
£90
91 H + 1
5. Michelin Primacy 4
-
35,8
30,4
£93
91 H + 12
6. Nokian Wetproof
-
35,1
31,7
£87
91 H + 4
7. Bridgestone Turanza T005
-
35,4
31,6
£83
91 H + 9
8. Falken ZIEX ZE310 Ecorun
-
35,8
31,4
£61
91 H + 4
9. Maxxis Premitra HP5
-
35,0
32,2
£74
91 V + 1
10. Firestone Roadhawk
-
35,7
31,6
£65
91 H + 3
11. Dunlop Sport BluResponse
-
35,4
32,2
£80
91 H + 5
12. Semperit Speed-Life 3
-
37,7
30,0
£90
91 H + 3
13. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
-
36,1
31,7
£80
91 H + 4
14. Kleber Dynaxer HP4
-
36,2
31,6
£85
91 H + 9
15. Nexen N blue HD Plus
-
35,8
32,1
£70
0 + 1
16. Debica Presto HP2
-
36,3
31,9
£90
91 H + 3
17. Toyo Proxes Comfort
-
35,2
33,2
£53
0 + 2
18. BFGoodrich Advantage
-
36,7
31,9
£103
91 H + 9
19. Uniroyal RainSport 5
-
37,4
32,0
£62
91 H + 3
20. Fulda EcoControl HP2
-
36,0
33,8
£66
91 H + 3
21. Apollo Alnac 4G
-
36,8
33,2
22. Sava Intensa HP2
-
36,4
33,7
£71
91 H + 3
23. Radar RPX-800
-
38,4
32,5
24. Goodride Z-107 ZuperEco
-
37,1
34,3
25. Avon ZV7
-
37,9
34,3
£75
94 V + 1
26. Cooper Zeon CS8
-
38,0
34,5
£87
0 V + 7
27. Event Tyre Futurum HP
-
38,1
34,4
28. Zeetex ZT1000
-
38,6
33,9
29. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
-
39,0
33,6
£78
91 H + 3
30. General Altimax One S
-
38,5
34,6
31. Hifly HF201
-
38,1
35,3
32. Imperial Ecodriver 5
-
37,3
36,1
33. Wanli SA302 Sport Macro
-
37,4
36,2
34. Leao Nova Force HP
-
37,4
36,5
35. Petlas Imperium PT515
-
38,3
35,9
36. Viking ProTech NewGen
-
38,1
36,1
37. GT Radial Champiro FE1
-
38,0
36,5
£74
91 H + 4
38. Sailun Atrezzo Elite
-
38,2
37,1
39. Nankang Green Sport Eco-2 plus
-
37,7
37,9
40. Austone SP-6 Athena
-
38,7
37,4
41. Fortune FSR 602
-
39,6
36,7
42. Firemax FM601
-
38,5
37,9
43. Alliance 030EX
-
36,6
40,3
44. Seiberling Touring 2
-
38,7
38,2
45. A-plus A606
-
37,4
39,6
46. Riken Road Performance
-
37,8
39,7
47. Powertrac City Tour
-
38,5
39,6
48. Atlas Green HP
-
38,8
39,4
49. Tomket Sport
-
39,0
39,2
50. Antares Ingens A1
-
39,8
39,5
51. Achilles ATR-Sport 2
-
38,4
41,0
52. Maxtrek Maximus M1
-
38,9
45,9
53. Double Coin DC 99
-
40,5
51,0
#Name - Rating Stopping distance on dry Stopping distance on wet 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). Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125 is the best of 53 tested tyres according to tested properties (Stopping distance on dry, Stopping distance on wet, ). Other featured tyres include Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2, Kumho Ecsta HS51, Continental PremiumContact 6; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Bridgestone Turanza T001, Pirelli Cinturato P7, 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 Pilot Sport 4
94% Premium £102 91 W + 2
2. Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance
88% Premium £102 91 V + 3
3. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
88% Premium £80 91 H + 11
4. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £106 91 H + 7
5. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
87% Premium
43
6. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% Premium £96 91 Q + 3
7. Pirelli Cinturato P7
86% Premium £70 91 H + 13
8. Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde
85% Premium £84 91 H + 1
9. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
84% Premium
10. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £66 91 V + 3
11. Hankook Kinergy eco K425
81% Upper-middle
35
12. Fulda EcoControl HP
81% Lowcost
13. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £79 91 V + 1
14. Michelin Energy Saver+
80% Premium £82 91 H + 7
15. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost
16. Vredestein Sportrac 5
80% Premium
17. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £86 91 H + 6
41
18. Kumho Ecsta PS71
79% Upper-middle £94 91 V + 1
19. Kumho Ecowing ES01 KH27
79% Upper-middle
20. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £91 91 H + 5
21. Continental Ecocontact 6
78% Premium £93 91 H + 10
22. Nokian Line
76% Upper-middle
23. Continental PremiumContact 5
76% Premium £107 91 H + 5
30
24. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium
25. GoodYear Efficientgrip Cargo
75% Premium
26. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £84 91 W + 2
27. Kumho Ecowing ES31
75% Upper-middle £72 0 + 4
28. Sava Intensa HP
75% Lowcost
29. Giti Premium H1
73% Lowcost
22
30. Hankook Kinergy eco2 K435
71% Upper-middle £73 91 H + 1
31. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
32. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
67% Lowcost £82 91 H + 4
33. Giti Synergy E1
66% Lowcost
34. Nankang Comfort ECO-2+
65% Lowcost £49 91
35. Falken Sincera SN110
65% Upper-middle £67 91 H + 1
31
36. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
37. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £88 91 W
38. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost
39. Yokohama BLUEARTH-GT AE51
46% Upper-middle £77 91 V + 2
40. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
40% Premium
41. Debica Presto HP
40% Lowcost
22
42. Kormoran Road Performance
36% Lowcost
43. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle
44. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
45. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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