Autonavigator: Summer Tire Test R16 2021

Autonavigator: Summer Tire Test R16

This year the Hungarians were a little late in the summer tire test, but added several all-season models to the list of participants. The tires were tested as usual on the training track at Modiorod and the previous generation Skoda Octavia was chosen as the vehicle.

  1. Continental EcoContact 6 - Winner Recommended
    Continental EcoContact 6
    67 51
    · Summer · 2018 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Good balance of performance. No obvious flaws. Short braking distances on dry surfaces. Low rolling resistance. Low wear.

    Noise   Dry Braking   Treadwear   Rolling Resistance  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · East Asia East Asia · Middle East Middle East · South Africa South Africa · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    90.9
  2. Michelin Primacy 4 Recommended
    Michelin Primacy 4
    85 65
    · Summer · 2017 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Good balance of performance. No obvious flaws. Very high wear resistance.

    Lateral Stability (Dry Surface)   Treadwear   Lateral Stability (Wet Surface)   Rolling Resistance  
    Mexico Mexico · Central & South America Central & South America · Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · East Asia East Asia · Southeast Asia Southeast Asia · Middle East Middle East · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    89.6
  3. Kumho Ecsta HS51
    Kumho Ecsta HS51
    76 41
    · Summer · 2015 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Good balance of performance. No obvious flaws. Short braking distances on wet roads. Low noise level.

    Wet Braking   Lateral Stability (Dry Surface)   Noise   Lateral Stability (Wet Surface)  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · East Asia East Asia · Middle East Middle East · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    88.8
  4. Barum Bravuris 5HM
    Barum Bravuris 5HM
    67 41
    · Summer · 2019 · Passenger - High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Low noise level. Low rolling resistance. Low wear. Long braking distances on dry roads. Poor lateral stability on dry and wet surfaces.

    Wet Braking   Treadwear   Rolling Resistance   Lateral Stability (Dry Surface)   Dry Braking   Lateral Stability (Wet Surface)  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
    Test Score:
    88.7
  5. Falken Ziex ZE310 Ecorun
    Falken Ziex ZE310 Ecorun
    75 46
    · Summer · 2017 · Passenger - High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Short braking distances and good lateral stability on dry and wet surfaces. High noise level. High rolling resistance.

    Wet Braking   Lateral Stability (Dry Surface)   Dry Braking   Lateral Stability (Wet Surface)   Noise   Rolling Resistance  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
    Test Score:
    88
  6. Toyo Proxes Comfort
    Toyo Proxes Comfort
    71 38
    · Summer · 2020 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Short braking distances on wet roads. Good lateral stability on dry surfaces.

    Wet Braking   Lateral Stability (Dry Surface)   Rolling Resistance  
    Europe Europe
    Test Score:
    87.5
  7. Continental AllSeasonContact
    Continental AllSeasonContact
    89 63
    · All Season · 2017 · Passenger - Premium Touring All-Season
    Verdict:

    Short braking distances and good lateral stability on wet roads. High rolling resistance.

    Wet Braking   Lateral Stability (Wet Surface)   Rolling Resistance  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
    Test Score:
    83.9
  8. Kleber Quadraxer 2
    Kleber Quadraxer 2
    75 37
    · All Season · 2016 · Passenger - Standard Touring All-Season
    Verdict:

    Low wear. Long braking distances on dry and wet surfaces.

    Treadwear   Wet Braking   Dry Braking  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
    Test Score:
    82.6
  9. Michelin CrossClimate+
    Michelin CrossClimate+
    83 71
    · All Season · 2017 · Passenger - Premium Touring All-Season
    Verdict:

    No obvious flaws. Good lateral stability on wet surfaces.

    Lateral Stability (Wet Surface)  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · China China
    Test Score:
    82
  10. Pirelli Cinturato P7
    Pirelli Cinturato P7
    67 56
    · Summer · 2004 · Passenger - High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    No obvious flaws. Good lateral stability on dry surfaces.

    Lateral Stability (Dry Surface)   Noise  
    North America North America · Central & South America Central & South America · Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · East Asia East Asia · Middle East Middle East · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    81
  11. Barum Quartaris 5
    Barum Quartaris 5
    N/A 27
    · All Season · 2018 · Passenger - Premium Touring All-Season
    Verdict:

    Low wear. Long braking distances on dry and wet surfaces. High noise level.

    Treadwear   Noise   Lateral Stability (Dry Surface)   Dry Braking   Lateral Stability (Wet Surface)  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
    Test Score:
    79.2
Youtube Video
Autonavigator: Summer Tire Test R16
June 22, 2021
Year
2021
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
Jun 22, 2021
Date updated
Aug 27, 2021

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