Motor: Summer Tire Test 235/35 ZR19 2019

Australia’s Motor Magazine has been conducting its tire tests since 2001, and this year the test involved eight competing tires of different price brackets. The tests were carried out on Sydney Dragway race track using a Peugeot 308 GTi, the experts comparing the tires in five disciplines — three dry, two wet. The tests were carried out at Sydney Dragway using a Peugeot 308 GTi.

  1. Michelin Pilot Sport 4S - Winner Recommended
    Michelin Pilot Sport 4S
    86 71
    Passenger · Summer · 2017 · Passenger - Max Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Positive: Excellent handling response both on wet and dry pavements.

    Wet Lateral G   Dry Braking   Slalom   Wet Braking   Motorkhana  
    Americas Americas · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    9
  2. Goodyear Eagle F1 SuperSport Recommended
    Goodyear Eagle F1 SuperSport
    72 48
    Passenger · Summer · 2018 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Positive: Good results on wet pavement. Negative: Relatively long braking distance on dry pavement.

    Wet Lateral G   Dry Braking   Slalom   Wet Braking   Motorkhana  
    Northern America Northern America · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    14
  3. Bridgestone Potenza S007A
    Bridgestone Potenza S007A
    76 44
    Passenger · Summer · 2018 · Passenger - Extreme Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Positive: Short braking distance on dry pavement. Excellent lateral stability in the wet. Negative: Relatively long braking distance on wet pavement.

    Wet Lateral G  
    Asia Asia · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · Middle East & North Africa Middle East & North Africa · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    20
  4. Maxxis Victra Sport 5
    Maxxis Victra Sport 5
    77 41
    Passenger · Summer · 2018 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Positive: The shortest braking distance on wet pavement. Negative: Relatively weak grip on dry pavement.

    Wet Braking  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    20
  5. Continental SportContact 6
    Continental SportContact 6
    83 52
    Passenger · Summer · 2015 · Passenger - Max Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Positive: The shortest braking distance on dry pavement. Negative: Relatively long braking distance on wet pavement.

    Asia Asia · Americas Americas · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · Sub-Saharan Africa Sub-Saharan Africa · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    21
  6. Pirelli P Zero
    Pirelli P Zero
    73 47
    Passenger · Summer · 2007 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Positive: Generally good results (but the tires are inferior to the new competitors).

    Dry Braking   Slalom   Motorkhana  
    Eastern Asia Eastern Asia · Americas Americas · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    21
  7. Hifly HF805
    Hifly HF805
    64 24
    Passenger · Summer · 2013 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Negative: Relatively weak grip on dry and wet pavement.

    Wet Lateral G   Dry Braking   Slalom   Wet Braking   Motorkhana  
    Eastern Asia Eastern Asia · Northern America Northern America · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    36
  8. Infinity Ecomax
    Infinity Ecomax
    65 16
    Passenger · Summer · 2012 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Negative: Relatively weak grip on dry and wet pavement.

    Wet Lateral G   Dry Braking   Slalom   Wet Braking   Motorkhana  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    Test Score:
    39
Year
2019
Tire Test Original Link
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Max Score, points
5
Tire Size
235/35R19
Season
Summer
Auto Type
Passenger
List Type
Professional Tire Test
Region
Oceania
Date added
Jul 24, 2019
Date updated
May 14, 2020