Auto Zeitung: Summer Tire Test R17 2022

Auto Zeitung: Summer Tire Test R17

The new Auto Zeitung test did not include any new models, and did not bring any surprises.

  1. Bridgestone Turanza T005 - Winner Recommended
    Bridgestone Turanza T005
    84 65
    · Summer · 2018 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    A high level of driving safety in any weather conditions. Highly recommended.

    Safety (Wet Pavement)   Lateral Stability   Safety (Dry Pavement)   Wet Handling   Wet Braking   Dry Braking   Dry Handling  
    North America North America · Central & South America Central & South America · Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · China China · Southeast Asia Southeast Asia · Middle East Middle East · Africa Africa · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    265
  2. Vredestein Ultrac Recommended
    Vredestein Ultrac
    69 36
    · Summer · 2021 · Passenger - High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Excellent wet performance (but a long braking distance). Good results on dry pavement. Highly recommended.

    Lateral Stability   Lateral Aquaplaning   Wet Handling   Dry Handling   Dry Braking   Straight Aquaplaning   Slalom   Rolling Resistance  
    Europe Europe
    Test Score:
    261
  3. Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance 2 Recommended
    Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance 2
    86 66
    · Summer · 2020 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Excellent grip in any conditions. Low rolling resistance. Highly recommended.

    Safety (Wet Pavement)   External Noise   Lateral Stability   Safety (Dry Pavement)   Wet Handling   Wet Braking   Dry Braking   Dry Handling   Slalom   Lateral Aquaplaning  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · China China · Southeast Asia Southeast Asia · Middle East Middle East
    Test Score:
    258
  4. Michelin Primacy 4 Recommended
    Michelin Primacy 4
    85 63
    · Summer · 2017 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Excellent grip in any conditions. Minor issues with lateral grip on wet pavement. Highly recommended.

    External Noise   Lateral Stability   Safety (Dry Pavement)   Wet Braking   Dry Braking   Dry Handling   Slalom   Lateral Aquaplaning   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 · Africa Africa · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    258
  5. Maxxis Premitra 5 HP5 Recommended
    Maxxis Premitra 5 HP5
    76 47
    · Summer · 2015 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Very good grip on wet pavement. Very good price/quality ratio. High rolling resistance. Highly recommended.

    Safety (Wet Pavement)   Lateral Stability   Lateral Aquaplaning   Wet Handling   Wet Braking   Dry Handling   Dry Braking   Straight Aquaplaning   Comfort   Rolling Resistance  
    Mexico Mexico · Central & South America Central & South America · Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · Japan Japan · China China · Middle East Middle East · South Africa South Africa · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    252
  6. Nokian Wetproof
    Nokian Wetproof
    82 47
    · Summer · 2019 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    A short braking distance and generally good wet grip (but a slightly temperamental behavior on the verge of losing grip may create difficulties for an inexperienced driver). Good results on dry pavement.

    External Noise   Lateral Stability   Wet Handling   Wet Braking   Dry Braking   Straight Aquaplaning   Comfort   Safety (Wet Pavement)   Rolling Resistance  
    Europe Europe
    Test Score:
    238
  7. Continental EcoContact 6
    Continental EcoContact 6
    69 59
    · Summer · 2018 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Very low rolling resistance. Acceptable wet grip (but very low hydroplaning resistance).

    Rolling Resistance   Lateral Stability   Comfort   Wet Braking   Dry Braking   Dry Handling   Slalom   Lateral Aquaplaning   Straight Aquaplaning   Safety (Wet Pavement)  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · East Asia East Asia · Middle East Middle East · South Africa South Africa · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    235
  8. Falken Ziex ZE310 Ecorun
    Falken Ziex ZE310 Ecorun
    76 44
    · Summer · 2017 · Passenger - High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Acceptable level of driving safety on wet and dry pavement (despite the slightly lowered overall traction). Very high rolling resistance. Average riding comfort.

    Lateral Stability   Lateral Aquaplaning   Straight Aquaplaning   Wet Braking   Dry Handling   Comfort   Rolling Resistance  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
    Test Score:
    224
  9. BFGoodrich Advantage
    BFGoodrich Advantage
    70 49
    · Summer · 2020 · Passenger - High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Short braking distance on wet pavement. Insufficient lateral grip on wet pavement. Average hydroplaning resistance.

    Wet Braking   Dry Handling   Dry Braking   Lateral Stability   Safety (Wet Pavement)   Rolling Resistance   Safety (Dry Pavement)  
    Europe Europe · Middle East Middle East
    Test Score:
    216
  10. Yokohama BluEarth-GT AE-51
    Yokohama BluEarth-GT AE-51
    78 38
    · Summer · 2019 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Acceptable results on dry pavement. Poor wet performance (the tire lacks traction just when you need it most). Increased rolling resistance.

    Dry Handling   External Noise   Dry Braking   Lateral Stability   Lateral Aquaplaning   Wet Handling   Rolling Resistance   Safety (Wet Pavement)  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Central & South America Central & South America · Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · East Asia East Asia · Middle East Middle East · Oceania Oceania
    Test Score:
    204
Year
2022
Tire Test Original Link
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Max Score, points
300
Tire Size
215/55R17
Season
Summer
Auto Type
Passenger
List Type
Professional Tire Test
Region
Europe
Date added
Mar 15, 2022
Date updated
Sep 29, 2022
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