2010 European Summer Tyre Test

This is part 2 of the 2010 European Summer Tyre Test - 185/65 r15. To read the reaction, and see the results of tyres sized 225/45 R17 please read Part 1

185/65 R15 H Results

185/65 R15 HDryWetFuelWearNoiseOverallComments
Pirelli P6 Cinturato2.532.12.91.92.7Very balanced tyre, best in the wet and great on dry roads
Nokian H3.22.72.42.31.62.6A very balanced tyre, best on dry roads and great in the wet
Continental ContiPremiumContact 232.82.42.11.92.6A very balanced tyre, good all round
Dunlop SP Sport FastResponse32.82.421.62.5A very balanced tyre, good all round
Uniroyal RainExpert2.72.72.42.122.5A very balanced tyre, good all round
Michelin Energy Saver32.22.94.51.92.9Minimal wear, low fuel consumption, struggles a little with wet roads
Bridgestone Turanza ER300 Ecopia2.92.42.22.61.72.4Very strong on dry roads, slightly weak in the wet
Esa-Tecar Spirit 32.12.92.51.92.42.4Very strong in the wet, slightly weak in dry conditions and wears quickly
Barum Brillantis 22.52.22.931.32.4Good in the dry and low fuel consumption, slightly weak in the wet
Semperit Comfort-Life2.32.32.92.61.32.3Low fuel consumption, not as strong as the above tyres in the wet and dry
Firestone TZ 300a2.92.421.91.82.3Strong in the dry, slightly weak in the wet, also high wear and high fuel consumption
Yokohama C.drive 22.92.22.521.92.3Strong in the dry, slightly weak in the wet
Kumho Solus KH172.42.32.71.22.12.1Average in the wet and dry
Fulda Carat Progresso2.72.12.41.31.72Good in the dry, slightly weak in the wet and high wear
Goodyear DuraGrip2.81.82.53.41.82.4Good dry grip and excellent wear, however poor in the wet
Ceat Tornado2.31.92.43.21.52.2Weak wet performance, average dry
Lassa Impetus Revo1.91.92.92.11.92Low fuel consumption, poor in the wey and dry
Interstate Touring IST-12-0.334.32.21.7Loweset fuel consumption but the worst wet and poor dry performance
Goodride Radial S061.3-0.32.64.51.21.4Worst in both wet and dry conditions


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