ADAC: Summer Tires For Vans 2019

For the first time the ADAC has tested 16 summer tires of the dimension 215/65 R 16 C for Vans. Some of VW's T5 and T6 models can also be fitted with these tires. The results of the comparative test of the C-tires are sobering: Five models make the ADAC verdict "satisfactory", nine test candidates receive because of pronounced weaknesses on wet the ADAC judgment "poor".

  1. Apollo Altrust - Winner
    Apollo Altrust
    N/A 25
    Light Truck / SUV · Summer · 2018 · Light Truck / SUV - Commercial
    Verdict:

    Top marks on dry roads. A little weaker in the wet. Relatively high consumption and wear.

    Treadwear   Fuel Consumption   Dry Performance  
    Latin America and the Caribbean Latin America and the Caribbean · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    2.8
  2. Goodyear EfficientGrip Cargo
    Goodyear EfficientGrip Cargo
    N/A 32
    Light Truck / SUV · Summer · 2016 · Light Truck / SUV - Commercial
    Verdict:

    Very low wear. Good on dry roads. A little weak in the wet.

    Treadwear   Fuel Consumption   Dry Performance  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    3.1
  3. Pirelli Carrier
    Pirelli Carrier
    N/A 32
    Light Truck / SUV · Summer · 2014 · Light Truck / SUV - Commercial
    Verdict:

    Low wear. A little weak in the wet.

    Treadwear   Fuel Consumption  
    Asia Asia · Northern America Northern America · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    3.1
  4. Nokian cLine Van
    Nokian cLine Van
    N/A 20
    Light Truck / SUV · All Season · 2014 · Light Truck / SUV - Crossover/SUV Touring All-Season
    Verdict:

    Low wear. Relatively weak on dry and wet roads.

    Treadwear   Fuel Consumption  
    Asia Asia · Northern America Northern America · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    3.3
  5. Continental ContiVanContact 200
    Continental ContiVanContact 200
    75 29
    Light Truck / SUV · Summer · 2013 · Light Truck / SUV - Commercial
    Verdict:

    Good fuel consumption and wear. Weak in the dry. A little weaker in the wet.

    Treadwear   Fuel Consumption  
    Eastern Asia Eastern Asia · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    3.4
  6. Maxxis Vansmart MCV3+
    Maxxis Vansmart MCV3+
    N/A 25
    Light Truck / SUV · Summer · 2016 · Light Truck / SUV - Commercial
    Verdict:

    Very low wear. Especially good on dry roads. Weak in the wet. Relatively high fuel consumption.

    Treadwear   Dry Performance   Wet Performance  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    3.7
  7. Kumho PorTran KC53
    Kumho PorTran KC53
    N/A 20
    Light Truck / SUV · Summer · 2013 · Light Truck / SUV - Commercial
    Verdict:

    The quietest tire in the test. Weak in the wet.

    Treadwear   Fuel Consumption   Wet Performance  
    Eastern Asia Eastern Asia · Latin America and the Caribbean Latin America and the Caribbean · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    3.8
  8. Falken Linam Van01
    Falken Linam Van01
    N/A 27
    Light Truck / SUV · Summer · 2017 · Light Truck / SUV - Commercial
    Verdict:

    Very low wear. Very weak in the wet.

    Treadwear   Fuel Consumption   Wet Performance  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    4.6
  9. Uniroyal RainMax 3
    Uniroyal RainMax 3
    N/A 29
    Light Truck / SUV · Summer · 2018 · Light Truck / SUV - Commercial
    Verdict:

    Low fuel consumption. Weak in the dry and wet.

    Treadwear   Fuel Consumption   Wet Performance  
    Europe Europe
    Test Score:
    4.6
  10. Michelin Agilis +
    Michelin Agilis +
    81 25
    Light Truck / SUV · Summer · 2012 · Light Truck / SUV - Commercial
    Verdict:

    Very low wear. Very weak in the wet. Relatively loud.

    Treadwear   Fuel Consumption   Wet Performance  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    4.9
  11. Fulda Conveo Tour 2
    Fulda Conveo Tour 2
    N/A 24
    Light Truck / SUV · Summer · 2017 · Light Truck / SUV - Commercial
    Verdict:

    Very low wear. Good on dry roads. Very weak in the wet. Relatively loud.

    Treadwear   Fuel Consumption   Dry Performance   Wet Performance   Noise  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    5
  12. Nexen Roadian CT8
    Nexen Roadian CT8
    N/A 16
    Light Truck / SUV · Summer · Light Truck / SUV - Commercial
    Verdict:

    Top marks in fuel consumption. Good on dry roads. Very weak in the wet. Relatively high wear.

    Fuel Consumption   Dry Performance   Wet Performance  
    Eastern Asia Eastern Asia · Latin America and the Caribbean Latin America and the Caribbean · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    5
  13. Sava Trenta 2
    Sava Trenta 2
    N/A 27
    Light Truck / SUV · Summer · 2017 · Light Truck / SUV - Commercial
    Verdict:

    Very low wear. Good on dry roads. Very weak in the wet.

    Treadwear   Fuel Consumption   Dry Performance   Wet Performance  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    5
  14. Semperit Van-Life 2
    Semperit Van-Life 2
    N/A 28
    Light Truck / SUV · Summer · 2016 · Light Truck / SUV - Commercial
    Verdict:

    Low wear. Very weak in the wet. Quite weak on a dry road.

    Treadwear   Fuel Consumption   Wet Performance  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    5.1
  15. Hankook Vantra LT (RA18)
    Hankook Vantra LT (RA18)
    71 19
    Light Truck / SUV · Summer · 2012 · Light Truck / SUV - Commercial
    Verdict:

    Good on dry roads. Very weak in the wet. Relatively high wear.

    Treadwear   Fuel Consumption   Dry Performance   Wet Performance  
    Eastern Asia Eastern Asia · Americas Americas · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    5.5
  16. Kleber Transpro
    Kleber Transpro
    71 15
    Light Truck / SUV · Summer · Light Truck / SUV - Commercial
    Verdict:

    Low wear. Very weak in the wet. Weak on dry roads.

    Treadwear   Wet Performance   Dry Performance  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    5.5
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ADAC Sommerreifentest 2019 | ADAC
March 3, 2019
Year
2019
Tire Test Original Link
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Tire Size
215/65R16
Season
Summer
Auto Type
Light Truck / SUV / 4*4
List Type
Professional Tire Test
Region
Europe
Date added
Mar 02, 2019
Date updated
May 14, 2020