ACE: Summer Tire Test R16 2019

In the test: nine current summer tires of the popular compact car dimension 205/55 R16 to 100 euros. The quality of the test tires is convincing, but only three models achieve the best rating.

  1. 153 Nokian Wetproof

    Very balanced summer tires. Excellent handling qualities on wet and dry roads. Short wet and dry braking distances, good safety reserves in aquaplaning.

    Wet Handling Dry Braking Price Wet Braking Noise Aquaplaning
  2. 152 Dunlop Sport BluResponse

    A solid performing ultra high performance tire without shortcomings. Short dry braking and good ride quality, low rolling resistance, very good aquaplaning resistance.

    Dry Braking Rolling Resistance Wet Handling Aquaplaning Dry Handling
  3. 151 Continental PremiumContact 6

    Good results in the dry and wet. Reduced aquaplaning resistance.

    Dry Braking Wet Braking Dry Handling Aquaplaning
  4. 150 Bridgestone Turanza T005

    Short dry braking and good ride quality, low rolling resistance, very good aquaplaning resistance.

    Dry Braking Rolling Resistance Wet Handling Aquaplaning Dry Handling Noise
  5. 146 Falken Ziex ZE310 Ecorun

    Good aquaplaning resistance. Long dry braking.

    Price Aquaplaning Dry Handling Dry Braking Rolling Resistance
  6. 143 Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance

    Very low rolling resistance. Especially good in the wet.

    Rolling Resistance Wet Handling Noise Dry Braking Dry Handling
  7. 143 Hankook Ventus Prime 3 K125

    The shortest wet and dry braking distances. Reduced aquaplaning resistance.

    Dry Braking Price Wet Braking Noise Rolling Resistance Wet Handling Aquaplaning
  8. 137 Michelin Primacy 4

    Good aquaplaning resistance. Relatively weak in the wet, slightly weak on dry roads, high purchase price.

    Noise Aquaplaning Dry Braking Price Wet Handling
  9. 130 Pirelli Cinturato P7

    The shortest wet braking distances. Long braking distances in the dry, high rolling resistance. Unstable at the limit during wet and dry handling, reduced aquaplaning resistance.

    Wet Braking Dry Braking Rolling Resistance Wet Handling Aquaplaning Dry Handling
Year
2019
Date added
Mar 26, 2019
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Max Score
190
Season
Summer
Auto Type
Passenger
List Type
Professional Tire Test