Vi Bilägare: Summer Tire Test R17 2021

Vi Bilägare: Summer Tire Test R17

Are cheap tires always bad? No not anymore. The development is also rapid in the budget segment. When Vi Bilägare experts test eight different summer tires in the dimension 225/45 R 17, an Asian price presser is fighting for the final victory.

  1. Maxxis Premitra 5 HP5 - Winner
    Maxxis Premitra 5 HP5
    76 40
    · Summer · 2015 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Positive: The best ratio of price and quality. Excellent dry handling. High grip on wet surfaces. Very high resistance to aquaplaning. Acceptable braking properties.
    Negative: Increased noise.

    Straight Aquaplaning   Price   Lateral Aquaplaning   Wet Handling   Lateral Stability   Dry Handling   Comfort   Noise  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    85
  2. Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance 2
    Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance 2
    85 60
    · Summer · 2020 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Positive: Good handling on dry and wet surfaces. High level of comfort, including acoustic.
    Negative: Medium resistance to aquaplaning. Average braking efficiency.

    Wet Handling   Lateral Stability   Rolling Resistance   Noise   Dry Handling   Lateral Aquaplaning   Dry Braking  
    Europe Europe · China China · Southeast Asia Southeast Asia
    Test Score:
    84
  3. Continental PremiumContact 6
    Continental PremiumContact 6
    90 67
    · Summer · 2016 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Positive: Excellent wet handling. Shortest braking distances on both wet and dry surfaces. Weak resistance to aquaplaning.
    Negative: High noise level.

    Wet Handling   Wet Braking   Dry Braking   Lateral Aquaplaning   Comfort   Noise  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · Japan Japan · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    81
  4. Nokian Hakka Blue 2
    Nokian Hakka Blue 2
    86 28
    · Summer · 2016 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Positive: Short braking distances, high lateral stability and generally very good wet performance. High resistance to aquaplaning. Low noise level. Good ride comfort.
    Negative: Long braking distances and insufficient cornering stability at high speeds on dry surfaces. High rolling resistance.

    Wet Handling   Lateral Stability   Straight Aquaplaning   Wet Braking   Rolling Resistance   Dry Braking  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
    Test Score:
    81
  5. Michelin Primacy 4
    Michelin Primacy 4
    84 62
    · Summer · 2017 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Positive: Short braking distances on dry and wet surfaces. Low fuel consumption. Good aquaplaning resistance.
    Negative: Low level of comfort. Relatively low lateral stability on wet surfaces.

    Wet Handling   Rolling Resistance   Wet Braking   Comfort   Lateral Stability  
    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:
    78
  6. Pirelli Cinturato P7 (P7C2)
    Pirelli Cinturato P7 (P7C2)
    82 54
    · Summer · 2020 · Passenger - High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Positive: Excellent handling and reliable emergency behavior on dry surfaces. Low noise level. Good ride comfort. High resistance to aquaplaning.
    Negative: Long braking distances and poor wet handling.

    Wet Handling   Dry Handling   Comfort   Noise   Wet Braking  
    USA+ USA+ · Europe Europe
    Test Score:
    74
  7. Hifly HF805
    Hifly HF805
    65 28
    · Summer · 2013 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Positive: The lowest price.
    Negative: Weak results in all disciplines. Very long braking distances on wet surfaces. Poor wet and dry handling. High noise level. Low comfort level.

    Price   Comfort   Lateral Aquaplaning   Wet Handling   Wet Braking   Lateral Stability   Noise   Dry Handling  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · East Asia East Asia
    Test Score:
    41
Year
2021
Tire Test Original Link
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Max Score, points
100
Tire Size
225/45R17
Season
Summer
Auto Type
Passenger
List Type
Professional Tire Test
Region
Europe
Date added
Mar 24, 2021
Date updated
Mar 25, 2021

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