Autonavigator: Summer Tire Test R16 2019

Summer tire test 2019: measuring the skills of the most popular tires. Spring is here, so we set out to compare 18 sets of tires to be able to demonstrate why you should switch to summer tires and what are your best options, by relying on our own results.

We set out to do some testing, using 205/55 R16 size tires. Initially, our tests looked at the 195/65 R15 size, being the most widely sold tire size (in Hungary), whilst today 205/55 R16 is the basic size of the compact segment, implying the highest number of tires sold. We again used the popular Skoda Octavia model for the test.

Autonavigator: Summer Tire Test R16
  1. Michelin Primacy 4 - Winner Recommended
    Michelin Primacy 4
    82 56
    Passenger · Summer · 2017 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Dry Braking   Treadwear   Wet Braking   Interior Noise   Dry Lateral Grip  
    Asia 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:
    93.1
  2. Continental PremiumContact 6 Recommended
    Continental PremiumContact 6
    89 65
    Passenger · Summer · 2016 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Dry Braking   Fuel Efficiency   Wet Braking  
    Northern America Northern America · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    91.3
  3. Bridgestone Turanza T005 Recommended
    Bridgestone Turanza T005
    81 61
    Passenger · Summer · 2018 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Treadwear   Interior Noise   Wet Braking  
    Americas Americas · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · Middle East & North Africa Middle East & North Africa · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    90.4
  4. Hankook Kinergy Eco2 K435
    Hankook Kinergy Eco2 K435
    74 30
    Passenger · Summer · 2017 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Wet Lateral Grip   Treadwear   Wet Braking   Dry Lateral Grip   Interior Noise  
    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:
    88.9
  5. Davanti DX390
    Davanti DX390
    N/A 26
    Passenger · Summer · 2015 · Passenger - High Performance Summer
    Treadwear  
    Northern America Northern America · Europe Europe
    Test Score:
    87
  6. Continental AllSeasonContact
    Continental AllSeasonContact
    87 59
    Passenger · All Season · 2017 · Passenger - Premium Touring All-Season
    Treadwear   Fuel Efficiency   Wet Lateral Grip   Wet Braking  
    Northern America Northern America · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    86.7
  7. Michelin CrossClimate+
    Michelin CrossClimate+
    83 65
    Passenger · All Season · 2017 · Passenger - Premium Touring All-Season
    Dry Braking   Interior Noise   Dry Lateral Grip   Wet Lateral Grip  
    Northern America Northern America · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    85.5
  8. Bridgestone Weather Control A005
    Bridgestone Weather Control A005
    73 55
    Passenger · All Season · 2018 · Passenger - Premium Touring All-Season
    Dry Braking   Wet Lateral Grip   Wet Braking   Dry Lateral Grip   Fuel Efficiency  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    85
  9. Firestone RoadHawk
    Firestone RoadHawk
    70 41
    Passenger · Summer · 2016 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Wet Lateral Grip   Wet Braking   Dry Lateral Grip  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    84.8
  10. Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance
    Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance
    78 48
    Passenger · Summer · 2013 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Dry Braking   Fuel Efficiency   Wet Braking   Dry Lateral Grip   Treadwear  
    Eastern Asia Eastern Asia · Americas Americas · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    84.7
  11. Momo Outrun M20
    Momo Outrun M20
    N/A 29
    Passenger · Summer · 2018 · Passenger - High Performance Summer
    Dry Lateral Grip  
    Europe Europe
    Test Score:
    83.5
  12. Kleber Quadraxer 2
    Kleber Quadraxer 2
    74 33
    Passenger · All Season · 2016 · Passenger - Standard Touring All-Season
    Wet Lateral Grip   Dry Braking   Wet Braking  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    82.1
  13. Barum Bravuris 5HM
    Barum Bravuris 5HM
    N/A 35
    Passenger · Summer · 2019 · Passenger - High Performance Summer
    Wet Lateral Grip   Wet Braking   Treadwear  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    81.6
  14. Vredestein Quatrac 5
    Vredestein Quatrac 5
    79 50
    Passenger · All Season · 2014 · Passenger - Premium Touring All-Season
    Treadwear   Dry Braking   Fuel Efficiency   Wet Braking  
    Northern America Northern America · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    81.5
  15. Apollo Alnac 4G All Season
    Apollo Alnac 4G All Season
    72 20
    Passenger · All Season · 2014 · Passenger - Standard Touring All-Season
    Dry Braking   Fuel Efficiency   Wet Lateral Grip   Wet Braking   Dry Lateral Grip  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    77.2
Youtube Video
Nyárigumiteszt 2019
May 15, 2019
Year
2019
Tire Test Original Link
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Max Score, points
100
Tire Size
205/55R16
Season
Summer
Auto Type
Passenger
List Type
Professional Tire Test
Region
Europe
Date added
May 15, 2019
Date updated
Nov 27, 2020