ADAC: Summer Tire Test R16 2022

ADAC: Summer Tire Test R16

The expert team of Germany’s ADAC motoring association performed a large comparative test of summer tires, covering the 2022 models relevant for the German market. A total of 34 tire sets were tested, 18 of which were designed for mid-class passenger cars and sub-compact crossovers, the other 16 for compact cars.

  1. Continental PremiumContact 6 - Winner Recommended
    Continental PremiumContact 6
    88 74
    · Summer · 2016 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Well-balanced performance. Excellent results on wet pavement. Good results on dry pavement.

    Wet Braking   Dry Braking   Dry Handling   Rolling Resistance   Wet Handling   Treadwear   Internal Noise  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · Japan Japan · Middle East Middle East · Africa Africa · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    2.1
  2. Michelin Primacy 4 Recommended
    Michelin Primacy 4
    85 63
    · Summer · 2017 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Well-balanced performance. Very good results on dry pavement. Low fuel consumption. High resistance to wear.

    Rolling Resistance   Internal Noise   Wet Braking   Dry Handling   Dry Braking   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 · Africa Africa · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    2.1
  3. Bridgestone Turanza T005 Recommended
    Bridgestone Turanza T005
    83 65
    · Summer · 2018 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Well-balanced performance. Good results on wet and dry pavement. Relatively low fuel consumption.

    External Noise   Rolling Resistance   Wet Braking   Dry Handling   Dry Braking   Wet Handling   Treadwear  
    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:
    2.2
  4. Dunlop Sport BluResponse Recommended
    Dunlop Sport BluResponse
    80 49
    · Summer · 2012 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Well-balanced performance. Good results on wet and dry pavement.

    Rolling Resistance   Lateral Stability   Lateral Aquaplaning   Internal Noise   Wet Handling   Wet Braking   Straight Aquaplaning   Dry Braking   Dry Handling   Treadwear  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · East Asia East Asia · South Africa South Africa
    Test Score:
    2.4
  5. Toyo Proxes Comfort Recommended
    Toyo Proxes Comfort
    74 46
    · Summer · 2020 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Good results on wet and dry pavement. The quietest tire on test. Increased fuel consumption.

    Rolling Resistance   Lateral Stability   Lateral Aquaplaning   Internal Noise   Wet Braking   Dry Braking   Wet Handling   Treadwear  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
    Test Score:
    2.5
  6. Nokian Wetproof
    Nokian Wetproof
    82 47
    · Summer · 2019 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Excellent results on wet pavement. Good results on dry pavement. Increased fuel consumption.

    Rolling Resistance   Lateral Stability   Internal Noise   Lateral Aquaplaning   Wet Braking   Dry Braking   Wet Handling   Treadwear  
    Europe Europe
    Test Score:
    2.6
  7. Debica Presto HP2
    Debica Presto HP2
    78 33
    · Summer · 2020 · Passenger - High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    High resistance to wear. Poor results on dry and wet pavement.

    Rolling Resistance   Internal Noise   Lateral Aquaplaning   Dry Braking   Treadwear  
    Europe Europe
    Test Score:
    2.7
  8. Hankook Ventus Prime 3 K125
    Hankook Ventus Prime 3 K125
    81 57
    · Summer · 2015 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Good results on dry pavement. High resistance to wear. Poor results on wet pavement (less-than perfect handling response).

    Rolling Resistance   Internal Noise   Lateral Aquaplaning   Wet Braking   Dry Braking   Treadwear  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · East Asia East Asia · Southeast Asia Southeast Asia · Middle East Middle East · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    2.7
  9. Kumho Ecowing ES31
    Kumho Ecowing ES31
    N/A 34
    · Summer · 2018 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Excellent dry performance.High resistance to wear. Poor results on wet pavement.

    Rolling Resistance   Lateral Stability   Internal Noise   Wet Braking   Dry Braking   Dry Handling   Treadwear  
    Central & South America Central & South America · Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · East Asia East Asia · Southeast Asia Southeast Asia · Middle East Middle East · North Africa North Africa · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    2.7
  10. Kleber Dynaxer HP4
    Kleber Dynaxer HP4
    74 45
    · Summer · 2018 · Passenger - High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Good results on dry pavement. Poor results on wet pavement (low aquaplaning resistance, insufficient handling response).

    Wet Braking   Treadwear   Dry Handling   Rolling Resistance   Dry Braking  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
    Test Score:
    2.8
  11. Firestone RoadHawk
    Firestone RoadHawk
    68 43
    · Summer · 2016 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Good results on dry pavement. Poor results on wet pavement. Increased noise emission.

    Rolling Resistance   Lateral Aquaplaning   Wet Braking   Dry Braking   Dry Handling   Treadwear   External Noise  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · South Africa South Africa
    Test Score:
    2.9
  12. Sava Intensa HP2
    Sava Intensa HP2
    N/A 32
    · Summer · 2020 · Passenger - High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Very low wear. Good results on dry pavement. Poor results on wet pavement.

    Rolling Resistance   Lateral Stability   Internal Noise   Lateral Aquaplaning   Dry Braking   Dry Handling   Treadwear   Wet Handling  
    Europe Europe
    Test Score:
    3
  13. Barum Bravuris 5HM
    Barum Bravuris 5HM
    67 44
    · Summer · 2019 · Passenger - High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Poor results on dry and wet pavement.

    Treadwear   Internal Noise   Rolling Resistance   Lateral Aquaplaning  
    Central & South America Central & South America · Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · North Africa North Africa
    Test Score:
    3.1
  14. ESA-Tecar Spirit Pro
    ESA-Tecar Spirit Pro
    74 29
    · Summer · 2019 · Passenger - High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

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

    Rolling Resistance   Internal Noise   Lateral Aquaplaning   Dry Braking   Treadwear   Dry Handling  
    Europe Europe
    Test Score:
    3.4
  15. Lassa Competus H/P
    Lassa Competus H/P
    N/A 16
    · Summer · 2011 · Light Truck / SUV - Street/Sport Truck Summer
    Verdict:

    Poor results on dry and wet pavement. Increased fuel consumption. Increased noise emission.

    Treadwear   Lateral Aquaplaning   Dry Braking   Wet Handling   Dry Handling  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
    Test Score:
    3.4
  16. Semperit Speed-Life 3
    Semperit Speed-Life 3
    75 45
    · Summer · 2019 · Passenger - High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

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

    Treadwear   Lateral Aquaplaning   External Noise   Rolling Resistance   Wet Handling  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
    Test Score:
    3.4
  17. Nankang Green Sport Eco 2+
    Nankang Green Sport Eco 2+
    N/A 25
    · Summer · 2014 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Relatively low noise emission. Poor results on dry and wet pavement. The highest wear on test.

    Internal Noise   External Noise   Dry Braking   Lateral Aquaplaning   Dry Handling  
    Europe Europe · East Asia East Asia · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    3.5
  18. Kormoran Road Performance
    Kormoran Road Performance
    69 26
    · Summer · 2017 · Passenger - High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    The best fuel efficiency on test. Poor results on dry and particularly wet pavement (long braking distances, less-than-perfect handling response).

    Rolling Resistance   Internal Noise   Lateral Aquaplaning   Dry Braking   Treadwear   Wet Handling   Dry Handling   External Noise   Lateral Stability  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
    Test Score:
    3.7
Year
2022
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Tire Size
215/60R16
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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