ADAC: Summer Tire Test R17 2016

The tire dimension 225/45 R 17 Y continues to be popular in various passenger car classes. For this reason, the ADAC has tested 16 summer tires of this size with the well-known thoroughness. Four very well-balanced tire models achieve the ADAC judgment "good", eleven models show slight or significant weaknesses in one or more criteria and therefore get the ADAC judgment satisfactory. Due to pronounced weakness in the criterion of wetness, a tire model does not go beyond an ADAC judgment "sufficient".

ADAC: Summer Tire Test R17
  1. Continental ContiSportContact 5 - Winner Recommended
    Continental ContiSportContact 5
    75 36
    Passenger · Summer · 2010 · Passenger - Max Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Very balanced summer tire with top marks on wet and dry roads.

    Treadwear   Wet Performance   Dry Performance   Fuel Consumption  
    Americas Americas · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · Sub-Saharan Africa Sub-Saharan Africa · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    2
  2. ESA-Tecar Spirit 5 UHP Recommended
    N/A 3
    Passenger · Summer · Passenger - Ultra High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Very balanced with top marks in fuel consumption, good in the wet and dry.

    Treadwear   Wet Performance   Dry Performance   Fuel Consumption  
    Test Score:
    2.2
  3. Pirelli P Zero Recommended
    Pirelli P Zero
    73 47
    Passenger · Summer · 2007 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Very balanced tire, good in the wet and dry.

    Treadwear   Wet Performance   Dry Performance   Fuel Consumption  
    Eastern Asia Eastern Asia · Americas Americas · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    2.2
  4. Vredestein Ultrac Vorti Recommended
    Vredestein Ultrac Vorti
    82 36
    Passenger · Summer · 2012 · Passenger - Max Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Very balanced summer tire, particularly good i the dry.

    Treadwear   Wet Performance   Dry Performance   Fuel Consumption  
    Northern America Northern America · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    2.3
  5. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
    Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
    75 20
    Passenger · Summer · 2011 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Good in the dry, relatively low fuel consumption. A little weak in the wet compared to the best on test.

    Treadwear   Fuel Consumption   Dry Performance  
    Asia Asia · Americas Americas · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    2.6
  6. Sava Intensa UHP
    Sava Intensa UHP
    70 14
    Passenger · Summer · 2010 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Top marks in wear. A little weak in the wet compared to the best on test.

    Treadwear   Fuel Consumption   Dry Performance  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    2.6
  7. Nokian zLine
    Nokian zLine
    79 25
    Passenger · Summer · 2012 · Passenger - Max Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Low fuel consumption. A little weak in the wet compared to the best on test.

    Treadwear   Fuel Consumption   Dry Performance  
    Northern America Northern America · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    2.7
  8. Yokohama ADVAN Sport V105
    Yokohama ADVAN Sport V105
    73 25
    Passenger · Summer · 2012 · Passenger - Max Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Top marks in the dry, low wear. A little weak in the wet compared to the best on test, high fuel consumption.

    Treadwear   Dry Performance  
    Asia Asia · Northern America Northern America · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    2.7
  9. Uniroyal RainSport 3
    Uniroyal RainSport 3
    78 29
    Passenger · Summer · 2013 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Relatively low fuel consumption. A little weak in the dry compared to the best on test, high wear.

    Treadwear   Fuel Consumption   Wet Performance  
    Eastern Asia Eastern Asia · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    2.8
  10. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
    Michelin Pilot Sport 3
    73 28
    Passenger · Summer · 2010 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Particularly good on dry roads, good in the wet. Relatively high wear.

    Fuel Consumption   Dry Performance   Wet Performance  
    Asia Asia · Americas Americas · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    2.8
  11. Toyo Proxes T1 Sport
    Toyo Proxes T1 Sport
    75 16
    Passenger · Summer · 2010 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Good in the dry. A little weak in the wet compared to the best on test, relatively high wear.

    Fuel Consumption   Dry Performance  
    Eastern Asia Eastern Asia · Americas Americas · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    2.9
  12. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
    Firestone Firehawk SZ90
    62 13
    Passenger · Summer · 2010 · Passenger - High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Low wear. Weak in the wet.

    Treadwear   Fuel Consumption   Dry Performance   Noise / Comfort  
    Eastern Asia Eastern Asia · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    3
  13. Fulda SportControl
    Fulda SportControl
    78 14
    Passenger · Summer · 2011 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Low wear, low fuel consumption. Relatively weak on both wet and dry roads.

    Treadwear   Fuel Consumption  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    3
  14. Semperit Speed-Life 2
    Semperit Speed-Life 2
    79 35
    Passenger · Summer · 2015 · Passenger - High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Low fuel consumption and wear. Weak in the wet.

    Treadwear   Fuel Consumption   Dry Performance  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    3
  15. GT Radial Champiro HPY
    GT Radial Champiro HPY
    70 16
    Passenger · Summer · 2010 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Very good in the dry. Weak in the wet, high wear.

    Fuel Consumption   Dry Performance  
    Asia Asia · Northern America Northern America · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · Sub-Saharan Africa Sub-Saharan Africa · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    3.2
  16. Maxxis Victra Sport VS-01
    Maxxis Victra Sport VS-01
    N/A 12
    Passenger · Summer · 2014 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Good in the dry. Weak on wet roads.

    Treadwear   Fuel Consumption   Dry Performance   Wet Performance  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    3.8
Year
2016
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Tire Size
225/45R17
Season
Summer
Auto Type
Passenger
List Type
Professional Tire Test
Region
Europe
Date added
Mar 03, 2019
Date updated
Nov 27, 2020