Article Index

 

Test Results

 

  

  1. Rotalla Setula S-Pace RU01

 

 

Criterion

 

Grade

 

%

 

Wet road

Aquaplaning (along strait sections)

2

15%

Aquaplaning (around bends)

2+

5%

Handling

5

40%

Lateral stability

4-

10%

Braking

5+

30%

Total

4

 

 

Dry road

Handling

3-

50%

Braking

3+

30%

Comfort

2

10%

Noise

2+

5%

Fuel consumption

2+

5%

Total

2-

 

 

Low rolling resistance

Low noise level

Very low price 

Dangerously long braking distance, severe understeer and unbalanced behavior on wet surface

Weak grip and sluggish steering reactions on dry surface

 

 

  1. Firestone Firehawk SZ90µ

 

 

Criterion

 

Grade

 

%

 

Wet road

Aquaplaning (along strait sections)

2-

15%

Aquaplaning (around bends)

2

5%

Handling

4+

40%

Lateral stability

3-

10%

Braking

4-

30%

Total

3-

 

 

Dry road

Handling

3-

50%

Braking

2-

30%

Comfort

2-

10%

Noise

3

5%

Fuel consumption

2+

5%

Total

3+

 

 

 Good resistance to aquaplaning

Low rolling resistance

Low price 

Low lateral stability, strong understeer

 Long braking distance on wet surface

Delayed steering reactions and unbalanced behavior on a dry surface

 

 

 

  1. Kumho Ecsta PS91

 

 

Criterion

 

Grade

 

%

 

Wet road

Aquaplaning (along strait sections)

2-

15%

Aquaplaning (around bends)

2-

5%

Handling

3

40%

Lateral stability

3+

10%

Braking

2

30%

Total

2-

 

 

Dry road

Handling

3

50%

Braking

2+

30%

Comfort

3+

10%

Noise

2-

5%

Fuel consumption

3+

5%

Total

2-

 

 

Good resistance to aquaplaning

Short braking distance on dry surface

Attractive price

Low lateral stability and strong understeer on wet surfaces

Delayed steering reactions and relatively weak grip on dry surface

Increased rolling resistance

 

 

  1. Pirelli PZero

 

 

Criterion

 

Grade

 

%

 

Wet road

Aquaplaning (along strait sections)

3+

15%

Aquaplaning (around bends)

3+

5%

Handling

1-

40%

Lateral stability

1-

10%

Braking

3+

30%

Total

2

 

 

Dry road

Handling

2

50%

Braking

1-

30%

Comfort

2

10%

Noise

2

5%

Fuel consumption

2+

5%

Total

2+

 

 

High lateral stability and good handling on wet surfaces

Good informative and short braking distances on dry surface

Low rolling resistance

Relatively long braking distance on wet surface

Lowest resistance to aquaplaning

 

 

  1. Dunlop Sport Maxx RT2

 

 

Criterion

 

Grade

 

%

 

Wet road

Aquaplaning (along strait sections)

2+

15%

Aquaplaning (around bends)

2+

5%

Handling

2+

40%

Lateral stability

2+

10%

Braking

1

30%

Total

1-

 

 

Dry road

Handling

3+

50%

Braking

1-

30%

Comfort

2+

10%

Noise

2

5%

Fuel consumption

2

5%

Total

2

 

 

Highest resistance to aquaplaning

Good handling on wet surfaces

Short braking distance on dry and wet surfaces

Delayed steering reactions and relatively weak grip on dry surface

 

 

  1. Falken Azenis FK510

 

 

Criterion

 

Grade

 

%

 

Wet road

Aquaplaning (along strait sections)

2

15%

Aquaplaning (around bends)

2-

5%

Handling

2

40%

Lateral stability

2

10%

Braking

1

30%

Total

2+

 

 

Dry road

Handling

2+

50%

Braking

2

30%

Comfort

3+

10%

Noise

2

5%

Fuel consumption

3+

5%

Total

2

 

 

Short braking distance on wet surface

Good handling and informativity on dry and wet surfaces

Attractive price 

Slightly slow steering reactions

Comfort

Increased rolling resistance

 

 

  1. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3

 

 

Criterion

 

Grade

 

%

 

Wet road

Aquaplaning (along strait sections)

2+

15%

Aquaplaning (around bends)

2+

5%

Handling

2-

40%

Lateral stability

2

10%

Braking

2

30%

Total

2

 

 

Dry road

Handling

2

50%

Braking

2+

30%

Comfort

2-

10%

Noise

2

5%

Fuel consumption

2

5%

Total

2

 

 

Good handling, precise steering reactions

 Short braking distance on dry surface

High resistance to aquaplaning

Slight inclination to understeer on wet surfaces

 

 

  1. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117

 

 

Criterion

 

Grade

 

%

 

Wet road

Aquaplaning (along strait sections)

2

15%

Aquaplaning (around bends)

2

5%

Handling

2-

40%

Lateral stability

2

10%

Braking

2

30%

Total

2

 

 

Dry road

Handling

2+

50%

Braking

2+

30%

Comfort

2

10%

Noise

2

5%

Fuel consumption

2

5%

Total

2+

 

 

Good handling on dry surface

Attractive price

Tendency to understeer on wet surfaces

 

 

  1. Continental SportContact 6

 

 

Criterion

 

Grade

 

%

 

Wet road

Aquaplaning (along strait sections)

2

15%

Aquaplaning (around bends)

2-

5%

Handling

1-

40%

Lateral stability

1-

10%

Braking

2

30%

Total

2+

 

 

Dry road

Handling

1

50%

Braking

1

30%

Comfort

2

10%

Noise

2

5%

Fuel consumption

2-

5%

Total

1-

 

 

Outstanding handling on dry and wet surfaces

Fast and accurate steering reactions

Allows you to get real driving pleasure

High rolling resistance

 

 


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