The Hankook Ventus Prime 4 is a summer tire that has received mixed test results from various organizations. In general, it is praised for its good handling on both dry and wet roads, and for offering short braking distances in these conditions. A few tests mentioned the tire's excellent dry handling and secure driving performance, with sporty steering being a notable positive point. Some tests also noted the tire's kraftstoffsparender (fuel-saving) rolling resistance and good kilometer performance, contributing to a favorable price-to-performance ratio.
However, the Ventus Prime 4 also has some downsides. A commonly mentioned negative is its aquaplaning resistance, with some indicators showing the tire struggling in deeper water and demonstrating only average or even unsatisfactory performance in this aspect. Additionally, the tire's environmental performance has been criticized for its weaknesses in efficiency, high external noise, and relatively heavyweight. The tire's comfort level is also considered average.
In summary, the Hankook Ventus Prime 4 is a suitable choice for summer driving conditions, offering good performance on dry and wet roads, with some issues in aquaplaning resistance and environmental aspects. Its handling and braking performance can be considered a strong point, while its efficiency and comfort level may leave some room for improvement.
Hankook Ventus Prime 4 is made in 23 sizes, starting from 195/45 R16 up to 215/45 R20.
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