2014 ADAC 175/65 R14 Summer Tyre Test

Test Summary
Best tyre for dry roadsContinental Eco Contact 5
Bridgestone Ecopia EP150
Best tyre for wet roadsHankook K425 Kinergy Eco
The lowest fuel useMichelin Energy Saver Plus
The lowest wearMichelin Energy Saver Plus
The quietest tyreHankook K425 Kinergy Eco

The Results

Continental Eco Contact 51st: Continental Eco Contact 5
  1. Total: 39
  2. Dry: 8.8
  3. Wet: 7.2
  4. Rolling Resistance: 8.6
  5. Noise: 5
  6. Wear: 9.4
Positive: Very balanced tyre with top grip on dry roads, exceptionally good at fuel consumption and wear

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Hankook K425 Kinergy Eco2nd: Hankook K425 Kinergy Eco
  1. Total: 37.4
  2. Dry: 8
  3. Wet: 8.2
  4. Rolling Resistance: 8
  5. Noise: 6.2
  6. Wear: 7
Positive: Very balanced tire with top marks in the wet, relatively quiet interior and exterior noise
Negative: Slightly higher wear

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Pirelli Cinturato P1 Verde3rd: Pirelli Cinturato P1 Verde
  1. Total: 37.2
  2. Dry: 8.6
  3. Wet: 7.4
  4. Rolling Resistance: 7.4
  5. Noise: 5.8
  6. Wear: 8
Positive: Very balanced tyre, especially good on dry roads, good in the wet
Negative: Slightly higher fuel consumption

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Bridgestone Ecopia EP1504th: Bridgestone Ecopia EP150
  1. Total: 35.8
  2. Dry: 8.8
  3. Wet: 7.6
  4. Rolling Resistance: 7.4
  5. Noise: 5
  6. Wear: 7
Positive: Very balanced tire with top grade on dry pavement, good in the wet
Negative: Slightly higher fuel consumption and wear

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Falken Sincera SN832 Ecorun5th: Falken Sincera SN832 Ecorun
  1. Total: 36.4
  2. Dry: 7.8
  3. Wet: 7.6
  4. Rolling Resistance: 8.4
  5. Noise: 5.2
  6. Wear: 7.4
Positive: Very balanced tyre, good in the wet, relatively low fuel consumption

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Nokian Line6th: Nokian Line
  1. Total: 35.6
  2. Dry: 8.2
  3. Wet: 7
  4. Rolling Resistance: 7.4
  5. Noise: 5
  6. Wear: 8
Positive: Very balanced tyre, good on wet and dry roads
Negative: Slightly higher fuel consumption

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Firestone Multihawk7th: Firestone Multihawk
  1. Total: 34.2
  2. Dry: 7.6
  3. Wet: 6.8
  4. Rolling Resistance: 7.4
  5. Noise: 4.4
  6. Wear: 8
Positive: Acceptable performance in the dry
Negative: Compared to the best little weaker in the wet, slightly higher fuel consumption

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Michelin Energy Saver Plus8th: Michelin Energy Saver+
  1. Total: 38.6
  2. Dry: 7.8
  3. Wet: 6.6
  4. Rolling Resistance: 8.8
  5. Noise: 5.4
  6. Wear: 10
Positive: Top marks in terms of fuel consumption and wear
Negative: Compared to the best little weaker in the wet

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Barum Brillantis 29th: Barum Brillantis 2
  1. Total: 33.8
  2. Dry: 6.4
  3. Wet: 6.8
  4. Rolling Resistance: 7.8
  5. Noise: 5.8
  6. Wear: 7
Positive: Acceptable performance on wet roads
Negative: Slight weakness on dry roads, slightly higher wear

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Vredestein T Trac 210th: Vredestein T Trac 2
  1. Total: 36.6
  2. Dry: 8.4
  3. Wet: 6.4
  4. Rolling Resistance: 8.4
  5. Noise: 5
  6. Wear: 8.4
Positive: Relatively low fuel consumption and wear, good on dry roads
Negative: Somewhat weak in the wet

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Goodyear EfficientGrip Compact11th: Goodyear EfficientGrip Compact
  1. Total: 33.8
  2. Dry: 8
  3. Wet: 5.8
  4. Rolling Resistance: 7.8
  5. Noise: 4.8
  6. Wear: 7.4
Positive: Acceptable performance on dry roads
Negative: Relatively weak in the wet

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Semperit Comfort Life 212th: Semperit Comfort Life 2
  1. Total: 34
  2. Dry: 7.8
  3. Wet: 5.8
  4. Rolling Resistance: 8.4
  5. Noise: 5
  6. Wear: 7
Positive: Relatively low fuel consumption
Negative: Relatively weak in the wet, slightly higher wear

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Avon ZT513th: Avon ZT5
  1. Total: 27.6
  2. Dry: 5.4
  3. Wet: 4.2
  4. Rolling Resistance: 7.4
  5. Noise: 3.6
  6. Wear: 7
Negative: Weak on dry and wet roads, slightly higher fuel consumption and wear

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Debica Passio 214th: Debica Passio 2
  1. Total: 30.2
  2. Dry: 7.4
  3. Wet: 2
  4. Rolling Resistance: 7.8
  5. Noise: 3.6
  6. Wear: 9.4
Positive: Particularly low wear, ok in the dry
Negative: Very weak in the wet

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Kormoran Impulser B215th: Kormoran Impulser B2
  1. Total: 28.8
  2. Dry: 7
  3. Wet: 2
  4. Rolling Resistance: 7.4
  5. Noise: 5.4
  6. Wear: 7
Negative: Very weak in the wet, slightly higher fuel consumption and wear

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Kleber Dynaxer HP 316th: Kleber Dynaxer HP 3
  1. Total: 30.8
  2. Dry: 6.4
  3. Wet: 1.6
  4. Rolling Resistance: 8.2
  5. Noise: 5.2
  6. Wear: 9.4
Positive: Particularly low wear, relatively low fuel consumption
Negative: Very weak in the wet, relatively weak on dry roads

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