Article Index

 

Test Results

 

  1. Star Performer SUV-1

 

Criterion

 

Grade

 

%

 

Off-road

Traction force (grass)

3+

20%

Traction force (gravel)

1-

20%

Traction force (sand)

3-

20%

Traction force (mud)

3+

20%

Handling (gravel)

2+

20%

Total

2-

 

 

Wet road

Aquaplaning (along strait sections)

2

20%

Aquaplaning (around bends)

2-

10%

Handling

4+

30%

Lateral stability

3

10%

Braking

5

30%

Total

4+

 

 

Dry road

Handling

3-

30%

Braking

3+

30%

Comfort

4+

10%

Noise

2

15%

Fuel economy

2-

15%

Total

3+

 

 

 Surprisingly high pulling force on gravel

 Very low price

Weak braking efficiency

Low grip on wet surface

Inaccurate steering reactions

Hard drive

 Low pulling force in the mud

 

  1. Vredestein Ultrac Satin

 

Criterion

 

Grade

 

%

 

Off-road

Traction force (grass)

1

20%

Traction force (gravel)

3+

20%

Traction force (sand)

3+

20%

Traction force (mud)

2-

20%

Handling (gravel)

3

20%

Total

2-

 

 

Wet road

Aquaplaning (along strait sections)

2

20%

Aquaplaning (around bends)

2

10%

Handling

3+

30%

Lateral stability

2

10%

Braking

3

30%

Total

2-

 

 

Dry road

Handling

3+

30%

Braking

2-

30%

Comfort

2-

10%

Noise

2-

15%

Fuel economy

1

15%

Total

2-

 

 

 Low rolling resistance

Good resistance to aquaplaning

Surprisingly high pulling force on the grass

Low braking efficiency on asphalt

Slowed steering reactions

 Low pulling force on sand, gravel and in mud

 

  1. Kumho Crugen HP91

 

Criterion

 

Grade

 

%

 

Off-road

Traction force (grass)

2

20%

Traction force (gravel)

2-

20%

Traction force (sand)

2+

20%

Traction force (mud)

2+

20%

Handling (gravel)

3+

20%

Total

2

 

 

Wet road

Aquaplaning (along strait sections)

2+

20%

Aquaplaning (around bends)

2-

10%

Handling

3+

30%

Lateral stability

2-

10%

Braking

3-

30%

Total

3+

 

 

Dry road

Handling

3

30%

Braking

2-

30%

Comfort

2

10%

Noise

2+

15%

Fuel economy

2-

15%

Total

2-

 

 

 Good ride comfort

Low noise level

High pulling force on grass and in mud

Low price

Medium adhesion on wet and dry surfaces

 Braking efficiency

 

  1. Bridgestone Dueler H/P Sport

 

Criterion

 

Grade

 

%

 

Off-road

Traction force (grass)

2+

20%

Traction force (gravel)

1-

20%

Traction force (sand)

2

20%

Traction force (mud)

2-

20%

Handling (gravel)

2-

20%

Total

2

 

 

Wet road

Aquaplaning (along strait sections)

2+

20%

Aquaplaning (around bends)

2

10%

Handling

2-

30%

Lateral stability

2-

10%

Braking

3+

30%

Total

2-

 

 

Dry road

Handling

2

30%

Braking

2+

30%

Comfort

2+

10%

Noise

2

15%

Fuel economy

2-

15%

Total

2

 

 

 Good resistance to aquaplaning

High pulling force on gravel and grass

 Long braking distance on wet surface

Relatively weak lateral stability on wet surface

Rolling resistance

 

  1. Maxxis Premitra HP5

 

Criterion

 

Grade

 

%

 

Off-road

Traction force (grass)

3+

20%

Traction force (gravel)

3+

20%

Traction force (sand)

1

20%

Traction force (mud)

1-

20%

Handling (gravel)

3+

20%

Total

2

 

 

Wet road

Aquaplaning (along strait sections)

2

20%

Aquaplaning (around bends)

2

10%

Handling

2

30%

Lateral stability

2+

10%

Braking

2-

30%

Total

2

 

 

Dry road

Handling

2-

30%

Braking

2

30%

Comfort

2

10%

Noise

2-

15%

Fuel economy

1

15%

Total

2

 

 

 Good grip on wet surface

Low rolling resistance

Surprisingly good pulling force on sand and mud

 Extremely attractive price

Very low pulling force on wet grass and gravel

Inaccurate steering reactions

 

  1. Continental PremiumContact 6 

 

Criterion

 

Grade

 

%

 

Off-road

Traction force (grass)

2-

20%

Traction force (gravel)

2

20%

Traction force (sand)

2

20%

Traction force (mud)

1-

20%

Handling (gravel)

2+

20%

Total

2

 

 

Wet road

Aquaplaning (along strait sections)

3+

20%

Aquaplaning (around bends)

3+

10%

Handling

2+

30%

Lateral stability

1-

10%

Braking

2+

30%

Total

2

 

 

Dry road

Handling

1-

30%

Braking

1-

30%

Comfort

1-

10%

Noise

2+

15%

Fuel economy

1+

15%

Total

1-

 

 

 Very high grip on dry and wet surfaces

Low rolling resistance

Good traction in the mud

Resistance to aquaplaning

High price

Noise level

 

  1. Michelin Primacy 3

 

Criterion

 

Grade

 

%

 

Off-road

Traction force (grass)

2-

20%

Traction force (gravel)

2

20%

Traction force (sand)

2

20%

Traction force (mud)

2

20%

Handling (gravel)

2

20%

Total

2

 

 

Wet road

Aquaplaning (along strait sections)

2-

20%

Aquaplaning (around bends)

2-

10%

Handling

2-

30%

Lateral stability

2-

10%

Braking

2

30%

Total

2-

 

 

Dry road

Handling

2

30%

Braking

1-

30%

Comfort

2-

10%

Noise

2+

15%

Fuel economy

2+

15%

Total

2+

 

 

 Very short braking distance on a dry surface

Fast and accurate steering reactions

Low noise level

Resistance to aquaplaning

High price

 

  1. Dunlop SP QuattroMaxx

 

Criterion

 

Grade

 

%

 

Off-road

Traction force (grass)

2

20%

Traction force (gravel)

2

20%

Traction force (sand)

2

20%

Traction force (mud)

2+

20%

Handling (gravel)

2-

20%

Total

2

 

 

Wet road

Aquaplaning (along strait sections)

2+

20%

Aquaplaning (around bends)

2-

10%

Handling

2

30%

Lateral stability

1-

10%

Braking

2+

30%

Total

2+

 

 

Dry road

Handling

2

30%

Braking

2+

30%

Comfort

1-

10%

Noise

2

15%

Fuel economy

3

15%

Total

2

 

 

Balanced performance

Good results on wet surface

Good traction in the mud

Highest rolling resistance

High price

 

  1. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 SUV K117A

 

Criterion

 

Grade

 

%

 

Off-road

Traction force (grass)

2+

20%

Traction force (gravel)

2+

20%

Traction force (sand)

2+

20%

Traction force (mud)

2+

20%

Handling (gravel)

2

20%

Total

2+

 

 

Wet road

Aquaplaning (along strait sections)

1

20%

Aquaplaning (around bends)

2+

10%

Handling

1-

30%

Lateral stability

2+

10%

Braking

1

30%

Total

1-

 

 

Dry road

Handling

2+

30%

Braking

2+

30%

Comfort

3+

10%

Noise

2

15%

Fuel economy

2-

15%

Total

2

 

 

 The best resistance to aquaplaning

High braking efficiency

High grip on wet surface

Good off-road performance

Ride comfort

Relatively high rolling resistance

 

  1. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3

 

Criterion

 

Grade

 

%

 

Off-road

Traction force (grass)

3+

20%

Traction force (gravel)

2-

20%

Traction force (sand)

2+

20%

Traction force (mud)

2

20%

Handling (gravel)

2+

20%

Total

2

 

 

Wet road

Aquaplaning (along strait sections)

2+

20%

Aquaplaning (around bends)

2+

10%

Handling

1-

30%

Lateral stability

2+

10%

Braking

1-

30%

Total

1-

 

 

Dry road

Handling

2-

30%

Braking

1-

30%

Comfort

1-

10%

Noise

2

15%

Fuel economy

2

15%

Total

2+

 

 

Balanced performance

Very good results on dry and wet surfaces

High resistance to aquaplaning

Low traction on the grass

Very high price

 

 

 


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