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Summer tyre test 215/55 R17 - AutoMotorSport 2019

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Points total
Wet
Dry
Enviromental impact
Positive features
Neagative features
Price
1. Nokian WetProof
Recommended
8,8
9,0
9,0
6,5
Very safe and adhesive on wet and dry, easy to handle
Little steering response, unsatisfactory rolling resistance, slightly unpredictable
£125
94 V
2. Bridgestone Turanza T005
Recommended
8,6
8,4
8,7
9,4
Above average in cornering, highly reliable on the wet, intuitive response to steering, lowest rolling resistance
Deficiencies in wet braking
£116
94 V + 3
3. Michelin Primacy 4
Recommended
8,6
7,9
9,3
9,7
Very balanced tire with short braking distances on dry, easy to use
Wet adhesion deficiency, weak water channeling
£156
94 V + 6
4. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
Recommended
8,3
8,8
7,7
8,7
Safe, stable handling on wet and dry, reliable when changing lane, easy to use
Worse cornering on dry while riding downhiill
£126
94 V + 7
5. Pirelli Cinturato P7
Recommended
8,3
8,6
8,3
7,3
Sporty, dynamic and comfortable tire, best in wet braking
Weak in dry braking and aquaplaning
£113
94 V + 4
6. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
Recommended
8,3
7,8
9,3
6,9
Safe braking distances on both wet and dry, stable when changing lane
weak in the wet in comparision to others, unpredictable handling in higher speeds
£111
94 V + 5
7. Continental PremiumContact 5
Recommended
8,1
9,1
7,2
6,6
Very safe on wet roads with short braking distances, the best prevention of aquaplaning
Shortcomings in the dry braking, understeering strongly with very short limit area
£136
94 V + 3
8. Falken ZIEX ZE310 Ecorun
Still recommended
7,7
7,9
8,0
5,5
Good for both wet and dry, dynamic on the wet with a good limit area, intuitive on the dry
Worse response to handling on the wet with strong understeer, worse in dry, high rolling resistance
£112
94 V + 1
9. Giti Premium H1
Still recommended
7,1
6,8
7,4
7,6
Good cornering and handling on dry, good rolling resistance, silent
Poor in braking, oversteer on wet, worse than average steering response
10. Nexen N blue HD plus
Conditionally recommended
6,9
6,8
7,0
6,6
Dominant in hadling and steering response
Just a satisfactory grip on wet and dry
11. Toyo Proxes CF2 SUV
Conditionally recommended
6,5
6,0
7,1
7,2
Good performance on dry surfaces, good comfort, quiet
Deficiencies in aquaplaning, poor grip in the wet
£78
94 V
#Name - Rating Points total Wet Dry Enviromental impact Positive features Neagative features Price
Above you can see the results of the AutoMotorSport 2019 215/55 R17 test performed by AutoMotorSport on a Volkswagen T-Roc in 2019. This test was performed in 215/55 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (215). Nokian WetProof is the best of 11 tested tyres according to tested properties (Points total, Wet, Dry, Enviromental impact, ). Other featured tyres include Bridgestone Turanza T005, Michelin Primacy 4, Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue, Bridgestone Turanza T001, Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2.

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
2. Continental PremiumContact 6
90% Premium £136 94 V
3. Goodyear EFFICIENTGRIP PERFORMANCE
88% Premium
4. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £120 94 V + 6
5. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
87% Premium £122 94 W + 1
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6. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
87% Premium £171 98 W + 1
7. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% Premium £127 94 V + 1
8. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% Premium £136 94 Y + 1
9. Nokian Powerproof
85% Upper-middle £142 98 W
10. Fulda SportControl 2
85% Lowcost £127 98 Y + 1
11. Maxxis Premitra HP5
85% Lowcost
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12. Hankook Ventus Prime 4
84% Upper-middle £125 94
13. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
84% Premium
14. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
15. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £123 94 V + 1
16. Vredestein Ultrac
81% Premium £128 94 W + 1
17. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £151 94 V
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18. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £110 94 V + 3
19. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost
20. BFGoodrich Advantage
79% Upper-middle £158 94 V + 2
21. Kumho Ecsta PS71
79% Upper-middle £112 94 W
22. Continental Ecocontact 6
78% Premium £157 94 V + 6
23. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle
2
24. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium
25. Nokian Line
76% Upper-middle
26. Uniroyal RainSport 5
76% Upper-middle £111 94 V + 2
27. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost £108 98 W + 1
28. Fulda Ecocontrol Hp2
76% Lowcost £157 94 V
29. Firestone Roadhawk
70% Upper-middle £119 94 W
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30. Kumho Ecsta HS51
70% Upper-middle £137 94 V + 1
31. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
32. Cooper Zeon CS8
69% Upper-middle £130 0 W + 3
33. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
67% Lowcost £120 98 Y
34. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
66% Lowcost £112 94 V + 2
35. Nankang Comfort ECO-2+
65% Lowcost £70 98
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36. Toyo Proxes Comfort
65% Upper-middle £101 98
37. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
38. Debica Presto UHP
60% Lowcost
39. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £125 94 W
40. Debica Presto UHP2
56% Lowcost £119 98 W + 1
41. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost
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42. Yokohama BLUEARTH-GT AE51
46% Upper-middle £122 94 V + 1
43. Imperial EcoSport 2
40% Lowcost
44. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
40% Premium £132 94 W
45. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
46. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
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