Quattroruote: Summer Tire Test R17 2021

Quattroruote: Summer Tire Test R17

The Italian magazine Quattroruote performed its next tire test, this time comparing seven models in size 225/50 R17. All of the test members demonstrated similar performance, although in some of the disciplines the results, of course, did vary.

  1. Bridgestone Turanza T005 - Winner Recommended
    Bridgestone Turanza T005
    82 66
    · Summer · 2018 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Well-balanced performance. Good grip on dry and wet pavement. Increased noise.

    Dry Braking   Lateral Stability   Lateral Stability (Wet Surface)   Noise  
    North America North America · Central & South America Central & South America · Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · China China · Southeast Asia Southeast Asia · Africa Africa · Oceania Oceania
  2. Continental PremiumContact 6 Recommended
    Continental PremiumContact 6
    90 67
    · Summer · 2016 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Well-balanced performance. Good grip on dry and wet pavement. Increased noise.

    Wet Braking   Dry Braking   Lateral Stability   Comfort   Lateral Aquaplaning  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · Japan Japan · Oceania Oceania
  3. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5 Recommended
    Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
    88 60
    · Summer · 2018 · Passenger - Max Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Good handling response and a short stopping distance on wet pavement. Good lateral stability on dry pavement. Relatively long braking distance on dry pavement. Increased noise.

    Wet Braking   Lateral Stability   Noise  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · Japan Japan · China China · Southeast Asia Southeast Asia · Oceania Oceania
  4. Michelin Primacy 4
    Michelin Primacy 4
    84 62
    · Summer · 2017 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Short braking distance on wet and dry pavement. Low noise emission. Relatively low lateral hydroplaning resistance.

    Wet Braking   Dry Braking   Comfort   Lateral Aquaplaning  
    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
  5. Nankang AS-2+
    Nankang AS-2+
    70 39
    · Summer · 2017 · Passenger - High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Very high lateral hydroplaning resistance. Low noise emission. Great handling response in the wet. Relatively long braking distance on dry and wet pavement. Poor lateral stability on dry pavement. Low riding comfort.

    Noise   Lateral Aquaplaning   Wet Braking   Comfort   Dry Braking   Lateral Stability  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · East Asia East Asia · Oceania Oceania
  6. Nokian Powerproof
    Nokian Powerproof
    78 48
    · Summer · 2019 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Great handling response in the wet. Excellent grip on dry pavement. Good riding comfort. Low noise emission. Relatively long braking distance on wet pavement.

    Comfort   Lateral Aquaplaning   Lateral Stability   Noise   Wet Braking  
    Europe Europe
  7. Pirelli Cinturato P7 (P7C2)
    Pirelli Cinturato P7 (P7C2)
    82 54
    · Summer · 2020 · Passenger - High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Short braking distance on dry pavement. Strong lateral hydroplaning resistance. The tire ensures crisp steering response on wet pavement (even though it did show the longest lap time). Relatively weak lateral stability on dry pavement. Relatively rough ride.

    Noise   Dry Braking   Lateral Aquaplaning   Wet Braking   Comfort  
    USA+ USA+ · Europe Europe
Year
2021
Tire Size
225/50R17
Season
Summer
Auto Type
Passenger
List Type
Professional Tire Test
Region
Europe
Date added
Jun 14, 2021
Date updated
Jun 20, 2021

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