|Dry Braking||▲Michelin Primacy 4: 36.1 M|
▼GiTi GitiPremium H1: 39.3 M
|Dry Handling||▲Nokian WetProof: 104.5 Km/H|
▼Toyo Proxes CF2 SUV: 102.4 Km/H
|Subj. Dry Handling||▲Hankook Ventus Prime 3 K125: 9 Points|
▼Toyo Proxes CF2 SUV: 6 Points
|Wet Braking||▲Nokian WetProof: 35.4 M|
▼Toyo Proxes CF2 SUV: 39.7 M
|Wet Handling||▲Bridgestone Turanza T005: 88.1 Km/H|
▼Toyo Proxes CF2 SUV: 82.8 Km/H
|Subj. Wet Handling||▲Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance: 10 Points|
▼GiTi GitiPremium H1: 05 Points
|Straight Aqua||▲Continental Premium Contact 5: 80.5 Km/H|
▼Hankook Ventus Prime 3 K125: 75.1 Km/H
|Subj. Comfort||▲Pirelli CINTURATO P7: 10 Points|
▼Nokian WetProof: 06 Points
|Noise||▲Nokian WetProof: 71.5 dB|
▼Pirelli CINTURATO P7: 74.5 dB
|Rolling Resistance||▲Michelin Primacy 4: 7.6 kg / t|
▼Falken ZIEX ZE310 EcoRun: 9.3 kg / t
The results of this test are fairly straight forward, with only one note. The Continental PremiumContact 5 tested has been replaced by the PremiumContact 6, which undoubtably would have fared better than the seventh place overall.
Dry braking was extremely close between the top four tyres, with the Michelin just having the edge of the group.
Dry handling was also close, with the top eight tyres averaging 1km/h difference over the handling lap.
Three tyres were awarded the top spot for the subjective dry handling scores.
Wet braking proved the Nokian WetProof's high safety qualities, winning the wet braking testing to be the best braking tyre overall.
While the Bridgestone couldn't place better than mid-pack for wet braking, it was the fastest around the wet handling lap, with the Nokian again proving its wet weather prowess.
The aging Continental PremiumContact 5 proved to be the best during straight aquaplaning.
The Goodyear took the lead during subjective wet handling scores, with the Nokian and Bridgestone just a point behind.
The Michelin Primacy 4 used the least fuel on test.
The Nokian was the quietest tyre on test, with the Toyo having its only good placement of the test.
And lastly, the subjective comfort scoring was again very close, but this time Pirelli managed to combine good handling results and good levels of comfort better than any other tyre on test.
1st: Nokian WetProof
Very high wet grip, good handling in the dry, well balanced.
High rolling resistance, slow steering.
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High lateral stability, good steering speed and accuracy, low rolling resistance.
Relatively long wet braking.
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2nd: Michelin Primacy 4
Short dry braking, easy to manage.
Poor wet grip, average aquaplaning resistance.
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4th: Pirelli CINTURATO P7
Good wet and dry handling, short wet braking distances.
Long dry braking distances, poor aquaplaning resistance.
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Good braking performance, good dry handling.
Average wet performance, sluggish steering reactions.
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Good wet handling, good aquaplaning resistance.
Slight understeer in the dry.
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Short wet braking, high aquaplaning resistance.
Long dry braking, high levels of understeer in the dry.
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Good in the dry and wet.
Understeer during wet handling, very high rolling resistance.
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9th: Giti GitiPremium H1
Good dry handling, good comfort, low noise.
Poor braking results, understeer in the wet.
10th: Nexen N Blue HD+
Relatively wea dry and wet grip.
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11th: Toyo Proxes CF2 SUV
Acceptable dry performance, good comfort, low noise.
Weak wet grip, worst aquaplaning resistance on test.
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