AUTO BILD Allrad: SUV Summer Tire Test R17 2019
In the test: summer tires for compact SUVs.
Summer tire test with ten new tires for compact all-wheel-drive vehicles. How well does a cheap tire from China fare compared to the expensive brand tires?
Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
Test winner with exemplary driving qualities on all surfaces, sporty-dynamic handling, precise steering behavior, shortest wet and dry braking distances.
Continental PremiumContact 6
Top performance in the dry, short wet braking. Only average traction in the mud and on stony surfaces.
Hankook Ventus Prime 3 K125
Dynamic handling with high steering precision on dry slopes, short wet and dry braking distances, high traction in rough terrain, good price-performance ratio.
High performance potential on all surfaces, exemplary handling qualities in wet and off-road, good comfort. Slightly increased noise.
Maxxis Premitra HP5
Highest safety reserves for aquaplaning, safe wet / dry handling. Moderate traction on wet grass and sandy ground.
Bridgestone Turanza T005
Balanced handling on all surfaces, high aquaplaning safety. Moderate traction on grass.
Toyo Proxes Sport
Precise handling on gravel and dry slopes, high aquaplaning safety. Moderate steering precision and extended braking distances on wet surfaces.
Nexen N'Fera RU1
Good driving qualities on wet and dry surfaces, high traction on sand / gravel. Extended wet braking distances, significantly increased rolling resistance.
Cooper Zeon CS8
Good off-road characteristics. Delayed steering response in wet conditions, significantly extended wet braking distances.
CST Medallion MD-A1
Cheap tires from the Far East with considerable weaknesses in wet conditions. Understeer wet and dry handling, dangerously extended wet braking distances.