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?

  1. 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.

    Wet / Dry Braking Wet / Dry Handling Steering Precision
  2. Continental PremiumContact 6

    Top performance in the dry, short wet braking. Only average traction in the mud and on stony surfaces.

    Wet / Dry Braking Dry Handling
  3. 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.

    Wet / Dry Braking Value Steering Precision
  4. Nokian Powerproof

    High performance potential on all surfaces, exemplary handling qualities in wet and off-road, good comfort. Slightly increased noise.

    Off-Road Handling Wet Handling Comfort
  5. Maxxis Premitra HP5

    Highest safety reserves for aquaplaning, safe wet / dry handling. Moderate traction on wet grass and sandy ground.

    Aquaplaning Wet / Dry Handling
  6. Bridgestone Turanza T005

    Balanced handling on all surfaces, high aquaplaning safety. Moderate traction on grass.

    Aquaplaning Wet / Dry Handling
  7. Toyo Proxes Sport

    Precise handling on gravel and dry slopes, high aquaplaning safety. Moderate steering precision and extended braking distances on wet surfaces.

    Aquaplaning Dry Handling Wet Handling
  8. 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.

    Wet / Dry Handling Rolling Resistance Wet Braking
  9. Cooper Zeon CS8

    Good off-road characteristics. Delayed steering response in wet conditions, significantly extended wet braking distances.

    Off-Road Performance Wet Braking Steering Precision
  10. 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.

    Wet Braking Wet / Dry Handling
Date added
Apr 01, 2019
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Auto Type
Light Truck / SUV / 4*4
List Type
Professional Tire Test