GTÜ/ACE/ARBÖ: 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. Nokian Wetproof - Winner Recommended
    Verdict:

    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  
    Test Score:
    153
    79 38
  2. Dunlop Sport BluResponse Recommended
    Verdict:

    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  
    Test Score:
    152
    72 42
  3. Continental PremiumContact 6 Recommended
    Verdict:

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

    Dry Braking   Wet Braking   Dry Handling   Aquaplaning  
    Test Score:
    151
    87 60
  4. Bridgestone Turanza T005
    Verdict:

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

    Dry Braking   Rolling Resistance   Wet Handling   Aquaplaning   Dry Handling   Noise  
    Test Score:
    150
    81 54
  5. Falken Ziex ZE310 Ecorun
    Verdict:

    Good aquaplaning resistance. Long dry braking.

    Price   Aquaplaning   Dry Handling   Dry Braking   Rolling Resistance  
    Test Score:
    146
    74 26
  6. Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance
    Verdict:

    Very low rolling resistance. Especially good in the wet.

    Rolling Resistance   Wet Handling   Noise   Dry Braking   Dry Handling  
    Test Score:
    143
    76 50
  7. Hankook Ventus Prime 3 K125
    Verdict:

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

    Dry Braking   Price   Wet Braking   Noise   Rolling Resistance   Wet Handling   Aquaplaning  
    Test Score:
    143
    78 36
  8. Michelin Primacy 4
    Verdict:

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

    Noise   Aquaplaning   Dry Braking   Price   Wet Handling  
    Test Score:
    137
    78 53
  9. Pirelli Cinturato P7
    Verdict:

    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  
    Test Score:
    130
    61 37
Youtube Video
ACE-Sommerreifentest 2019
March 26, 2019
Year
2019
Tire Test Original Link
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Max Score, points
190
Season
Summer
Auto Type
Passenger
List Type
Professional Tire Test
Region
Europe
Date added
Mar 26, 2019
Date updated
Sep 22, 2019