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
    Test Score:
    9
    Verdict:

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

    Wet Lateral G   Dry Braking   Slalom   Wet Braking   Motorkhana  
    86 55
  2. Goodyear Eagle F1 SuperSport Recommended
    Test Score:
    14
    Verdict:

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

    Wet Lateral G   Dry Braking   Slalom   Wet Braking   Motorkhana  
    85 22
  3. Bridgestone Potenza S007A
    Test Score:
    20
    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  
    N/A 38
  4. Maxxis Victra Sport 5
    Test Score:
    20
    Verdict:

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

    Wet Braking  
    N/A 22
  5. Continental SportContact 6
    Test Score:
    21
    Verdict:

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

    81 35
  6. Pirelli P Zero
    Test Score:
    21
    Verdict:

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

    Dry Braking   Slalom   Motorkhana  
    72 35
  7. Hifly HF805
    Test Score:
    36
    Verdict:

    Negative: Relatively weak grip on dry and wet pavement.

    Wet Lateral G   Dry Braking   Slalom   Wet Braking   Motorkhana  
    61 24
  8. Infinity Ecomax
    Test Score:
    39
    Verdict:

    Negative: Relatively weak grip on dry and wet pavement.

    Wet Lateral G   Dry Braking   Slalom   Wet Braking   Motorkhana  
    66 11
Year
2019
Tire Test Original Link
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Max Score, points
5
Season
Summer
Auto Type
Passenger
List Type
Professional Tire Test
Region
Oceania
Date added
Jul 24, 2019
Date updated
Sep 22, 2019