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Kumho Ecsta PS71

Kumho Ecsta PS71

/79% · summer · · : Upper-middle

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Pros and cons

  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Great handling on dry roads
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
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Sizes

Kumho Ecsta PS71 is made in 114 sizes, starting from 195/55 R16 up to 285/35 R22.
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Kumho Ecsta PS71 is ranked #79 of 820 summer tyres based on the results of tests carried out by ADAC 2021, Autobild 2020, and other organizations. Kumho Ecsta PS71 belongs to the Upper-middle segment and is made by a manufacturer from South Korea. It is made in total of 114 sizes, 195/55 R16 being the smallest and 285/35 R22 the largest. This tyre was featured in tests 8 times, first test was carried in 2018. Eu ratings can provide interesting overview over the available dimensions - 79% of Kumho Ecsta PS71 has "A" wet grip rating and most (58%) of the dimensions has "E" fuel-saving rating. Noise is a strong quality of Kumho Ecsta PS71 - most dimensions have below average noise level values - 50% of them produce 0db noise, which result in "a" rating. It can be compared to RainSport 3, which is a tyre from Uniroyal (USA) and has a rating of 78%, compared to 79% of the Kumho in question. There was a braking test that featured both Uniroyal RainSport 3 and Kumho Ecsta PS71 held by autobild in 2020. It was tested on a BMW 5 series with 245/45 R18 tyres. On the wet, the Kumho stopped from 80km/h in 29m, whereas the competing Uniroyal took longer to stop - 32,4m. The results repeat on the dry, where the Kumho stopped earlier at the 34,9m mark, compared to 35,7m of the Uniroyal.

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Timeline

2018

Kumho Ecsta PS71 was tested 2x (ACE,...)

2019

Kumho Ecsta PS71 was tested 2x (Autobild,...)

2020

Kumho Ecsta PS71 was tested 3x (ADAC,...)

2021

Kumho Ecsta PS71 was tested 1x (ADAC)

Achievements

Best
Aquaplaning - cross
TyreReviews.com 2022
Adac 2021
Adac 2020
Ace 2018
Best
Aquaplaning - longitudal
TyreReviews.com 2022
Adac 2021
Adac 2020
Ace 2018
Best
Exterior noise
Ace 2018

Kumho Ecsta PS71 in tyre tests

All tyre tests where Kumho Ecsta PS71 was featured:
Name WetDryNoiseWear
Best values in test2,01,52,61,5
Kumho Ecsta PS712,22,53,22,0
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Source: www.adac.de
Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test32,128,7
Kumho Ecsta PS7134,929
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Source: www.autobild.de
Autobild Summer tyre test 2020 245/45 R18
conditionally recommended
Ranked #17 of 20
Name WetDryRunning costs
Best values in test11-1
Kumho Ecsta PS711 23-
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Source: www.autobild.de
ADAC Summer tyre test 2020 225/40 R18
satisfactory
Ranked #10 of 16
Name WetDryNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test1,71,32,82,01,6
Kumho Ecsta PS712,32,43,33,02,0
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Source: www.adac.de
Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test34,228,7
Kumho Ecsta PS7137,131,6
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Source: www.autobild.de
Autobild Summer tyre test 2019 225/45 R17
satisfactory
Ranked #20 of 20
Name WetDryRunning costs
Best values in test111
Kumho Ecsta PS7122-3-
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Source: www.autobild.de
ACE Summer tyre test 2018 235/45 R18
recommended
Ranked #2 of 11
Name Points totalWetDryRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test1505539147
Kumho Ecsta PS71149674414 9
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Source: www.ace.de
Autobild Summer tyre test 2018 245/30 R20
conditionally recommended
Ranked #7 of 8
Name WetDry
Best values in test1-2+
Kumho Ecsta PS7132-
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Source: www.autobild.de

Test ratings distribution

85% (4x)75% (2x)
RecommendedSatisfactoryGoodConditionally recommended
1x2x1x2x

Ratings x Wheel size

R17R18R20
85% (2x)81.7% (3x)75% (1x)

Ratings x Width

225/xx Rxx235/xx Rxx245/xx Rxx
85% (3x)85% (1x)75% (2x)

FAQ

  1. Is this tyre suitable for SUVs?

    Yes, this tyre is also made in SUV sizes.

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