ADAC: Summer Tire Test R15 2022

ADAC: Summer Tire Test R15

The expert team of Germany’s ADAC motoring association performed a large comparative test of summer tires, covering the 2022 models relevant for the local market. A total of 34 tire sets were tested, 16 of which were designed for compact cars (size 185/65 R15 88H), the other 18 for mid-class passenger cars and sub-compact crossovers (215/60 R16 99V).

  1. Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance 2 - Winner Recommended
    Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance 2
    87 66
    · Summer · 2020 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Excellently balanced performance. Very long tread life. Very good results on wet pavement. Good results on dry pavement. Good.

    Wet Braking   Lateral Stability   Straight Aquaplaning   Dry Braking   Dry Handling   Lateral Aquaplaning   Rolling Resisitance   Wet Handling   Treadwear  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · China China · Southeast Asia Southeast Asia · Middle East Middle East
    Test Score:
    2
  2. Bridgestone Turanza T005 Recommended
    Bridgestone Turanza T005
    83 65
    · Summer · 2018 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Excellent results on wet pavement. Very good results on dry pavement. Relatively low fuel consumption. Increased noise emission. Good.

    Wet Braking   Lateral Stability   Straight Aquaplaning   Dry Braking   Dry Handling   Lateral Aquaplaning   Rolling Resisitance   Wet Handling   Treadwear   External Noise  
    North America North America · Central & South America Central & South America · Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · China China · Southeast Asia Southeast Asia · Middle East Middle East · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    2.1
  3. Michelin Primacy 4 Recommended
    Michelin Primacy 4
    85 63
    · Summer · 2017 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Well-balanced performance. Very good results on dry and wet pavement. Relatively low wear. Good.

    Wet Braking   Lateral Stability   Straight Aquaplaning   Dry Braking   Dry Handling   Rolling Resisitance   Wet Handling   Treadwear  
    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:
    2.1
  4. Pirelli Cinturato P1 Verde Recommended
    Pirelli Cinturato P1 Verde
    78 37
    · Summer · 2012 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Well-balanced performance. Very good results on dry pavement. Good results on wet pavement. Increased noise emission. Good.

    Wet Braking   Lateral Stability   Straight Aquaplaning   Dry Braking   Dry Handling   Rolling Resisitance   Wet Handling   Treadwear   External Noise  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · Middle East Middle East
    Test Score:
    2.3
  5. Dunlop Sport BluResponse Recommended
    Dunlop Sport BluResponse
    80 49
    · Summer · 2012 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Good results on dry pavement. Excellent aquaplaning resistance. Relatively long braking distance on wet pavement. Good.

    Treadwear   Internal Noise   Dry Handling   Straight Aquaplaning   Lateral Aquaplaning   Dry Braking   Lateral Stability   Rolling Resisitance   Wet Handling  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · East Asia East Asia · South Africa South Africa
    Test Score:
    2.5
  6. Giti GitiSynergy H2 Recommended
    Giti GitiSynergy H2
    N/A 27
    · Summer · 2021 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Good results on wet pavement. Insufficient handling response in the dry. Increased noise emission. Good.

    Lateral Stability   Straight Aquaplaning   Dry Braking   Lateral Aquaplaning   Rolling Resisitance   Wet Handling   Treadwear   External Noise  
    Europe Europe · Southeast Asia Southeast Asia
    Test Score:
    2.5
  7. Laufenn G FIT EQ+
    Laufenn G FIT EQ+
    N/A 36
    · Summer · 2020 · Passenger - High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Good results on dry pavement. Relatively low fuel consumption. Insufficient handling response in the wet. Satisfactory.

    Wet Braking   Lateral Stability   Straight Aquaplaning   Dry Braking   Lateral Aquaplaning   Rolling Resisitance   Treadwear  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · Middle East Middle East · North Africa North Africa
    Test Score:
    2.6
  8. Continental EcoContact 6
    Continental EcoContact 6
    69 59
    · Summer · 2018 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Very low fuel consumption. High resistance to wear. Relatively poor aquaplaning resistance. Satisfactory.

    Wet Braking   Treadwear   Internal Noise   Rolling Resisitance   Lateral Stability   Dry Braking   Wet Handling   Lateral Aquaplaning  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · East Asia East Asia · Middle East Middle East · South Africa South Africa · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    2.8
  9. Firestone RoadHawk
    Firestone RoadHawk
    68 43
    · Summer · 2016 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Good results on dry pavement. Relatively low wear. Insufficient handling response in the wet. The noisiest tire on test. Satisfactory.

    Lateral Stability   Straight Aquaplaning   Dry Braking   Lateral Aquaplaning   Rolling Resisitance   Treadwear   External Noise  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · South Africa South Africa
    Test Score:
    2.8
  10. BFGoodrich Advantage
    BFGoodrich Advantage
    70 49
    · Summer · 2020 · Passenger - High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Relatively low fuel consumption. Poor results on dry and wet pavement. Satisfactory.

    Lateral Stability   Straight Aquaplaning   Dry Braking   Lateral Aquaplaning   Rolling Resisitance   Treadwear  
    Europe Europe · Middle East Middle East
    Test Score:
    3
  11. Falken Sincera SN110 Ecorun
    Falken Sincera SN110 Ecorun
    N/A 28
    · Summer · 2020 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Good results on dry pavementLow fuel consumption. The quietest tire on test. Insufficient handling response in the wet. Increased wear. Satisfactory.

    Wet Braking   Lateral Stability   Straight Aquaplaning   Dry Braking   Dry Handling   Lateral Aquaplaning   Rolling Resisitance  
    Europe Europe
    Test Score:
    3
  12. Semperit Speed-Life 3
    Semperit Speed-Life 3
    75 46
    · Summer · 2019 · Passenger - High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Good results on dry pavement. Relatively low wear. Relatively low fuel consumption. Poor results on wet pavement. Satisfactory.

    Straight Aquaplaning   Dry Braking   Dry Handling   Lateral Aquaplaning   Rolling Resisitance   Treadwear   Wet Handling  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
    Test Score:
    3
  13. Vredestein Ultrac
    Vredestein Ultrac
    69 36
    · Summer · 2021 · Passenger - High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Very good results on dry and wet pavement. The highest fuel consumption on testIncreased wear. Satisfactory.

    Wet Braking   Lateral Stability   Straight Aquaplaning   Dry Braking   Dry Handling   Lateral Aquaplaning  
    Europe Europe
    Test Score:
    3
  14. Fulda EcoControl HP2
    Fulda EcoControl HP2
    66 33
    · Summer · 2020 · Passenger - High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Very low wear. Poor results on dry and particularly wet pavement (in terms of braking performance and handling response). Satisfactory.

    Lateral Stability   Straight Aquaplaning   Dry Braking   Lateral Aquaplaning   Rolling Resisitance   Treadwear   External Noise   Wet Handling  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
    Test Score:
    3.1
  15. Cooper CS7
    Cooper CS7
    N/A 25
    · Summer · 2018 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Relatively low fuel consumption. Poor results on dry and wet pavement. Increased wear. Satisfactory.

    Dry Braking   Straight Aquaplaning   Rolling Resisitance   Lateral Stability   Dry Handling   Wet Handling  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
    Test Score:
    3.2
  16. Matador MP 47 Hectorra 3
    Matador MP 47 Hectorra 3
    67 28
    · Summer · 2015 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Relatively low fuel consumption. Poor results on wet and particularly dry pavement (less-than-perfect handling response).

    Straight Aquaplaning   Dry Braking   Lateral Aquaplaning   Rolling Resisitance   Treadwear   Dry Handling   Internal Noise  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
    Test Score:
    3.3
Year
2022
Tire Test Original Link
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Tire Size
185/65R15
Season
Summer
Auto Type
Passenger
List Type
Professional Tire Test
Region
Europe
Date added
Feb 22, 2022
Date updated
Apr 23, 2022
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