Tyre test 2020: results by category

In-depth look at the scoring charts for 2020 tyre test

Our 2020 tyre test showed that you don't have to spend more to get the better tyre. If one aspect of tyre performance is particularly important to you then check out the in-depth tables below to see how each tyre fared in each category.

Results by Category

Overall  
1stGoodyear100%
2ndMichelin99.90%
3rdNokian99.50%
4thMaxxis99.30%
5thBridgestone99.20%
6thLaufenn99.10%
7thContinental98.70%
8thDunlop98.50%
9th=Falken98.40%
9th=Pirelli98.40%
Wet handling  
1stBridgestone100.00%
2ndNokian99.90%
3rdMichelin 99.80%
4thMaxxis98.30%
5thGoodyear99.10%
5th=Pirelli99.10%
7thContinental98.60%
8thLaufenn98.50%
9thFalken97.90%
Wet braking  
1stBridgestone100%
2ndMichelin99.20%
3rdLaufenn99.10%
4thGoodyear96.90%
5thNokian96.10%
6thFalken95.40%
7thMaxxis95.00%
8th Pirelli93.00%
9thDunlop 91.50%
10th Bridgestone88.70%
Straight aquaplaning  
1stDunlop100%
2ndMichelin99.30%
3rdFalken99.20%
4thMichelin98.70%
5thPirelli98.90%
6thNokian98.30%
7thBridgestone95.70%
8thLaufenn95.50%
9th Goodyear94.50%
10thContinental90.50%
Curved aquaplaning  
1stMaxxis100%
2ndFalken99.80%
3rdDunlop97.30%
4thNokian95.70%
5thMichelin94.70%
6thPirelli90.30%
7thLaufenn87.90%
8thBridgestone82.50%
9th Goodyear81.40%
10thContinental74.80%
Rolling resistance  
1stGoodyear100%
2ndBridgestone99.50%
3rdDunlop90.50%
4thMichelin89.90%
5thNokian87.00%
6thLaufenn82.00%
7thGoodyear78.30%
8thPirelli78.50%
9th Maxxis77.30%
10thFalken73.10%
Dry handling  
1stGoodyear100%
2ndContinental99.60%
3rdNokian99.50%
4thMaxxis99.70%
5th=Michelin99.10%
5th=Bridgestone99.10%
5th=Dunlop99.10%
8th=Nokian 99.00%
8th=Laufenn99.00%
10thPirelli98.90%
Dry braking  
1stLaufenn100%
2ndMaxxis99.60%
3rd=Goodyear99.30%
3rd=Bridgestone99.30%
5thContinental98.90%
6thPirelli98.50%
7thDunlop98.20%
8thNokian 98.10%
9th Michelin97.90%
10thFalken97.60%
Cabin noise  
1stGoodyear100%
2ndLaufenn99.60%
3rdDunlop99.40%
4thFalken99.30%
5thPirelli99.20%
6thNokian99.00%
7thBridgestone98.80%
8thMichelin98.70%
9thMaxxis98.20%
10thContinental97.60%
Price  
1stNokian£66.50
2ndLaufenn£68.50
3rdDunlop£69.94
4thFalken£71.41
5thGoodyear£73.00
6thMaxxis£72.50
7thMichelin£73.00
8thBridgestone£74.32
9thPirelli£76.07
10thContinental£76.99

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