2015 European Tyre Test 185/60R14

Test Summary
Best tyre for dry roadsGoodyear EfficientGrip Performance
Best tyre for wet roadsContinental Premium Contact 5
The best tyre overallContinental Premium Contact 5
Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance
Nokian Line
The lowest fuel useKumho Ecowing ES01 KH27
The lowest wearKumho Ecowing ES01 KH27
The quietest tyreKumho Ecowing ES01 KH27

Here is the 2015 ADAC / Stiftung Warentest in 185/60 R14.

The 205/55 R16 test with commentry can be found here

Results

Continental Premium Contact 51st: Continental Premium Contact 5
Total: 44.2 / Dry: 8.4 / Wet: 8.2 / Rolling Resistance: 7.6 / Noise: 5 / Wear: 7.4 / Overall: 7.6
Positive: Very balanced tyre with top marks in the wet, especially good on dry roads

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Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance2nd: Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance
Total: 43.6 / Dry: 8.8 / Wet: 7.8 / Rolling Resistance: 8 / Noise: 4 / Wear: 7.4 / Overall: 7.6
Positive: Very balanced, top marks on dry roads, especially good on wet roads
Negative: A little loud noise behavior

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Nokian Line3rd: Nokian Line
Total: 43.8 / Dry: 7.8 / Wet: 7.4 / Rolling Resistance: 7.4 / Noise: 4.2 / Wear: 9.4 / Overall: 7.6
Positive: Very balanced tyre with little wear, good in the wet

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Dunlop Sport BluResponse4th: Dunlop Sport BluResponse
Total: 43 / Dry: 8.4 / Wet: 7.6 / Rolling Resistance: 8.2 / Noise: 4 / Wear: 7.4 / Overall: 7.4
Positive: Very balanced, especially good on dry roads, good on wet roads, relatively low fuel consumption
Negative: A little noisy

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Vredestein Sportrac 55th: Vredestein Sportrac 5
Total: 43.8 / Dry: 8.2 / Wet: 7.2 / Rolling Resistance: 8.2 / Noise: 4.4 / Wear: 8.4 / Overall: 7.4
Positive: Very balanced tyre, good on dry roads, relatively low fuel consumption and wear

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Hankook K425 Kinergy Eco6th: Hankook K425 Kinergy Eco
Total: 42.4 / Dry: 8.4 / Wet: 7.2 / Rolling Resistance: 7.8 / Noise: 4.8 / Wear: 7 / Overall: 7.2
Positive: Very balanced tyre, especially good on dry roads

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Firestone TZ300A7th: Firestone TZ300A
Total: 41.6 / Dry: 8.4 / Wet: 6.8 / Rolling Resistance: 7.6 / Noise: 4.6 / Wear: 7.4 / Overall: 6.8
Positive: Especially good on dry roads
Negative: Compared to the best, a bit weaker in the wet

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Michelin Energy Saver Plus8th: Michelin Energy Saver+
Total: 41.4 / Dry: 6.8 / Wet: 6.8 / Rolling Resistance: 8.2 / Noise: 4.6 / Wear: 8.2 / Overall: 6.8
Positive: Low wear, relatively economical
Negative: Compared slightly weaker on dry and wet roads

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Sava intensa hp9th: Sava intensa hp
Total: 40.2 / Dry: 6.8 / Wet: 6.8 / Rolling Resistance: 6.8 / Noise: 4 / Wear: 9 / Overall: 6.8
Positive: Relatively low wear
Negative: Slightly weaker on dry and wet roads, relatively high fuel consumption, a little louder

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Pirelli Cinturato P1 Verde10th: Pirelli Cinturato P1 Verde
Total: 42.2 / Dry: 7.8 / Wet: 7 / Rolling Resistance: 6.6 / Noise: 4.8 / Wear: 9.4 / Overall: 6.6
Positive: Low wear
Negative: Relatively high fuel consumption

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Infinity Ecosis11th: Infinity Ecosis
Total: 38 / Dry: 6 / Wet: 6.6 / Rolling Resistance: 8 / Noise: 5 / Wear: 6.4 / Overall: 6
Negative: Relatively weak on dry roads, relatively high wear

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Yokohama BluEarth AE0112th: Yokohama BluEarth AE01
Total: 40.8 / Dry: 8 / Wet: 5.8 / Rolling Resistance: 8.4 / Noise: 4.8 / Wear: 8 / Overall: 5.8
Positive: Quite well on dry roads, low fuel consumption
Negative: Weaknesses in the wet

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GT Radial Champiro ECO13th: GT Radial Champiro ECO
Total: 36.8 / Dry: 6.4 / Wet: 5.2 / Rolling Resistance: 7.6 / Noise: 5 / Wear: 7.4 / Overall: 5.2
Negative: Weak in the wet and dry

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Semperit Comfort Life 214th: Semperit Comfort Life 2
Total: 38 / Dry: 6.2 / Wet: 5.2 / Rolling Resistance: 8.4 / Noise: 4 / Wear: 9 / Overall: 5.2
Positive: Relatively low fuel consumption and wear
Negative: Relatively weak on dry and wet roads, a little louder

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Kumho Ecowing ES01 KH2715th: Kumho Ecowing ES01 KH27
Total: 40.6 / Dry: 7.8 / Wet: 4.2 / Rolling Resistance: 9 / Noise: 5.4 / Wear: 10 / Overall: 4.2
Positive: Top marks in fuel consumption and wear, relatively quiet
Negative: Very Weak in the wet

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Matador MP 16 Stella 216th: Matador MP 16 Stella 2
Total: 32.4 / Dry: 5.8 / Wet: 2.4 / Rolling Resistance: 8.4 / Noise: 5 / Wear: 8.4 / Overall: 2.4
Positive: Low fuel consumption and wear
Negative: Very weak in the wet, weak on dry roads

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