AutoBild Allrad 2023: Summer Tire Test R17 2023

AutoBild Allrad 2023: Summer Tire Test R17

During new test of CUV tires, which was conducted in size 225/65R17, the experts of the German magazine AutoBild Allrad measured the tires’ traction on four types of surfaces: grass, sand, gravel, and dirt, because it is the grip headroom that ultimately determines how likely you are to get stuck off-road terrain during country rides.

  1. Michelin Pilot Sport 4 SUV - Winner Recommended
    Michelin Pilot Sport 4 SUV
    85 45
    · Summer · 2019 · Light Truck / SUV - Street/Sport Truck Summer
    Verdict:

    Test winner with best wet and dry handling, excellent hydroplaning resistance, precise handling, good off-road performance, high ride comfort.

    Lateral Hydroplaning   Straight Hydroplaning   Lateral Stability   Comfort   Dirt Traction   Dry Handling   Wet Braking   Wet Handling   Gravel Traction  
    North America North America · 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:
    1.2
  2. Bridgestone Turanza 6 Recommended
    Bridgestone Turanza 6
    82 47
    · Summer · 2023 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    New tire with well balanced performance, excellent wet and dry performance, good off-road performance, good aquaplaning performance, lowest rolling resistance.

    Lateral Hydroplaning   Lateral Stability   Comfort   Dry Handling   Rolling Resistance   Sand Traction   Wet Braking   Wet Handling   Gravel Traction  
    USA+ USA+ · Canada Canada · Europe Europe
    Test Score:
    1.3
  3. Falken Ziex ZE310 Ecorun Recommended
    Falken Ziex ZE310 Ecorun
    76 43
    · Summer · 2017 · Passenger - High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Positive: Tires with good off-road performance, balanced off-road handling, good aquaplaning, safe handling on dry pavement, short braking distances on wet pavement.
    Negative: Lateral stability on wet roads.

    Lateral Hydroplaning   Straight Hydroplaning   Gravel Handling   Sand Traction   Wet Braking   Gravel Traction   Lateral Stability  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · South Africa South Africa
    Test Score:
    1.4
  4. Goodyear EfficientGrip 2 SUV Recommended
    Goodyear EfficientGrip 2 SUV
    91 52
    · Summer · 2021 · Light Truck / SUV - Highway Rib Summer
    Verdict:

    Positive: Premium model with well balanced driving characteristics, good aquaplaning performance, short braking distances on wet pavement, good off-road performance and ride comfort.
    Negative: High price.

    Lateral Hydroplaning   Straight Hydroplaning   Noise   Wet Braking   Price  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · Japan Japan · China China · Southeast Asia Southeast Asia · Middle East Middle East · South Africa South Africa
    Test Score:
    1.4
  5. Hankook Ventus Prime 4 K135 Recommended
    Hankook Ventus Prime 4 K135
    N/A 38
    · Summer · 2022 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Positive: Good off-road performance, balanced wet and dry handling, ‘sporty behaviour’, short wet braking distances, rolling resistance.
    Negative: Insufficient resistance to hydroplaning.

    Gravel Handling   Sand Traction   Wet Braking   Rolling Resistance   Hydroplaning  
    Central & South America Central & South America · Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · Japan Japan · Middle East Middle East · Africa Africa
    Test Score:
    1.5
  6. Pirelli Cinturato P7
    Pirelli Cinturato P7
    68 59
    · Summer · 2004 · Passenger - High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Positive: Sporty, dynamic handling and short braking distances on wet and dry roads, good aquaplaning, off-road handling.
    Negative: Insufficient traction on mud and gravel.

    Lateral Stability   Lateral Hydroplaning   Dry Handling   Gravel Handling   Dirt Traction   Noise   Gravel Traction  
    North America North America · 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:
    2.2
  7. Uniroyal RainExpert 5
    Uniroyal RainExpert 5
    N/A 29
    · Summer · 2022 · Passenger - Premuim Touring Summer
    Verdict:

    Positive: Excellent dirt road traction, hydroplaning resistance, balanced wet performance, low rolling resistance, reasonable price.
    Negative: Insufficient grip on dry pavement.

    Lateral Hydroplaning   Straight Hydroplaning   Dirt Traction   Rolling Resistance   Grass Traction   Dry Braking   Dry Handling  
    Europe Europe
    Test Score:
    2.2
  8. Toyo Proxes Comfort
    Toyo Proxes Comfort
    72 44
    · Summer · 2020 · Passenger - Ultra High Performance Summer
    Verdict:

    Positive: Balanced, safe handling on wet and dry surfaces, short braking distances on dry pavement, low rolling resistance, low price.
    Negative: Insufficient hydroplaning resistance and traction on dirt roads.

    Rolling Resistance   Dry Handling   Lateral Stability   Grass Traction   Sand Traction   Gravel Handling   Dirt Traction  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
    Test Score:
    2.3
  9. General Grabber GT Plus
    General Grabber GT Plus
    N/A 27
    · Summer · 2020 · Light Truck / SUV - Highway Rib Summer
    Verdict:

    Positive: Balanced, safe handling on wet and dry surfaces, short braking distances on dry pavement, low rolling resistance, low price.
    Negative: Insufficient hydroplaning resistance and traction on dirt roads.

    Sand Traction   Rolling Resistance   Lateral Hydroplaning   Comfort   Dry Handling   Dry Braking   Wet Handling  
    Central & South America Central & South America · Europe Europe
    Test Score:
    3.3
  10. Nexen N Fera Sport SUV
    Nexen N Fera Sport SUV
    74 29
    · Summer · 2020 · Light Truck / SUV - Street/Sport Truck Summer
    Verdict:

    Positive: Short braking distances on wet and dry roads, good grip on sand and grass, low price.
    Negative: Long steering response with significant understeer on wet and dry roads.

    Sand Traction   Dry Braking   Wet Braking   Gravel Traction   Price   Gravel Handling   Wet Handling  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+
    Test Score:
    3.3
  11. Cooper Zeon 4XS Sport
    Cooper Zeon 4XS Sport
    73 23
    · Summer · 2015 · Light Truck / SUV - Highway Rib Summer
    Verdict:

    Positive: Dry handling, good grip on gravel, low rolling resistance.
    Negative: Insufficient wet grip, long wet braking distance, low aquaplaning resistance.

    Gravel Traction   Dry Handling   Lateral Hydroplaning   Straight Hydroplaning   Comfort   Dirt Traction   Sand Traction   Dry Braking   Noise   Wet Braking   Wet Handling  
    Europe Europe · Russia+ Russia+ · Middle East Middle East · South Africa South Africa
    Test Score:
    4.3
Year
2023
Tire Test Original Link
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Tire Size
225/65R17
Season
Summer
Auto Type
Light Truck / SUV / 4*4
List Type
Professional Tire Test
Region
Europe
Date added
Apr 18, 2023
Date updated
Apr 23, 2023
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