ACE/ARBÖ/GTÜ: Summer Tire Test R17 2021

ARBÖ summer tire test 2021: All test candidates with convincing performances.
This year's summer tire test delivered a positive result: all nine tires were rated “very recommendable” or “recommendable”.

ACE/ARBÖ/GTÜ: Summer Tire Test  R17
  1. Michelin Primacy 4 - Winner Recommended
    Michelin Primacy 4
    82 62
    Passenger · Summer · 2017 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Positive: Short braking distances and good handling on dry and wet surfaces. Low rolling resistance.
    Negative: Poor resistance to lateral aquaplaning. High price.

    Dry Braking   Wet Handling   Wet Braking   Wet Handling (Subjective)   Lateral Stability   Rolling Resistance   Lateral Aquaplaning  
    Mexico Mexico · Central & South America Central & South America · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · East Asia East Asia · Southeast Asia Southeast Asia · Middle East Middle East · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    138
  2. Nexen N'Fera Sport SU2 Recommended
    Nexen N'Fera Sport SU2
    N/A 26
    Passenger · Summer · 2019 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Positive: Short braking distances and good handling on dry and wet surfaces. Good value for money.
    Negative: High rolling resistance.

    Dry Braking   Wet Handling   Wet Handling (Subjective)   Lateral Stability   Dry Handling   Rolling Resistance  
    Europe Europe
    Test Score:
    138
  3. Nokian Wetproof Recommended
    Nokian Wetproof
    80 47
    Passenger · Summer · 2019 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Positive: Good handling on wet surfaces. High lateral stability on wet surfaces.

    Wet Handling   Lateral Stability   Wet Handling (Subjective)  
    Europe Europe
    Test Score:
    135
  4. Falken Azenis FK510 Recommended
    Falken Azenis FK510
    81 59
    Passenger · Summer · 2016 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Positive: Good handling and lateral stability on wet surfaces. Negative: Long braking distance on dry surface.

    Wet Handling   Lateral Stability   Straight Aquaplaning   Wet Handling (Subjective)   Dry Braking  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    135
  5. Continental PremiumContact 6
    Continental PremiumContact 6
    89 66
    Passenger · Summer · 2016 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Positive: Short braking distances and good handling on wet surface.
    Negative: Low resistance to lateral aquaplaning. High price. High noise level.

    Straight Aquaplaning   Dry Braking   Wet Handling   Wet Braking   Wet Handling (Subjective)   Lateral Stability   Lateral Aquaplaning   Dry Handling   Noise  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    133
  6. Maxxis Premitra 5 HP5
    Maxxis Premitra 5 HP5
    76 40
    Passenger · Summer · 2015 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Positive: Good handling on wet surfaces. Excellent aquaplaning resistance. Good value for money.
    Negative: Long braking distances on wet and dry surfaces. High noise level.

    Lateral Aquaplaning   Wet Handling   Lateral Stability   Straight Aquaplaning   Wet Braking   Dry Braking   Noise  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    132
  7. Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance 2
    Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance 2
    84 57
    Passenger · Summer · 2020 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Positive: Good handling on wet surfaces. Low noise level. Low rolling resistance.
    Negative: Low resistance to aquaplaning.

    Wet Handling   Lateral Stability   Rolling Resistance   Noise   Lateral Aquaplaning   Straight Aquaplaning   Dry Braking  
    Europe Europe
    Test Score:
    129
  8. BFGoodrich Advantage
    BFGoodrich Advantage
    71 41
    Passenger · Summer · 2020 · Passenger - High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Positive: Short braking distances on wet surfaces.
    Negative: Low resistance to aquaplaning. Tendency to understeer and low lateral stability on wet surfaces. Increased noise level.

    Wet Braking   Lateral Aquaplaning   Lateral Stability   Straight Aquaplaning   Noise  
    Europe Europe
    Test Score:
    127
  9. Laufenn S Fit EQ+
    Laufenn S Fit EQ+
    63 43
    Passenger · Summer · 2020 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Positive: Short braking distances on dry and wet surfaces. Low price.
    Negative: Tendency to understeer and low lateral stability on wet surfaces. Increased noise level.

    Price   Wet Braking   Dry Braking   Lateral Stability   Straight Aquaplaning   Noise  
    Europe Europe · Eastern Europe & Central Asia Eastern Europe & Central Asia · Middle East Middle East · North Africa North Africa
    Test Score:
    126
Youtube Video
Summer tire test 2021
March 25, 2021
Year
2021
Tire Test Original Link
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Max Score, points
170
Tire Size
225/45R17
Season
Summer
Auto Type
Passenger
List Type
Professional Tire Test
Region
Europe
Date added
Mar 25, 2021
Date updated
Mar 26, 2021