Dunlop Sport Maxx RT2

Dunlop Sport Maxx RT 2 photo, test, review, ratings

Dunlop SportMaxx RT 2 is a Max Performance Summer tire with asymmetrical pattern tread, designed for Passenger cars. The tire also has version for SUV.

The tyre replaced the Dunlop Sportmaxx RT.

Nowadays the brand Dunlop belongs to the Goodyear.

2021 Auto Zeitung Dunlop Sport Maxx RT2 Test

In 2021 experts of the German publication Auto Zeitung have tested the tire at size 225/40 R18 and compared to 9 similar budget, mid-range and premium UHP summer tires.

Dunlop Sport Maxx RT2 test, ratings, review
7th place in Wet braking. +6.8m braking distance.
5-6th place in Wet handling. +0.7sec lap time.
Dunlop Sport Maxx RT2 test, ratings, review
5-8th place in Wet lateral handling. +0.2sec lap time.
Dunlop Sport Maxx RT2 test, ratings, review
1st place in Straight aqua. +1.6km/h float speed.
Dunlop Sport Maxx RT2 test, ratings, review
1-2nd place in Lateral aqua.
Dunlop Sport Maxx RT2 test, ratings, review
Last place in Dry braking. +1.9m braking distance.
Dunlop Sport Maxx RT2 test, ratings, review
Last place in Dry handling. +0.9sec lap time.
Dunlop Sport Maxx RT2 test, ratings, review
2-3rd place in Noise. +0.7dB external noise.
Dunlop Sport Maxx RT2 test, ratings, review
1st place in Rolling resistance.

2021 Motor Dunlop Sport Maxx RT 2 Test

Test by the Polish publication Motor in 2021. The experts have tested the tire at size 225/55 R17 and compared to 9 similar budget, medium and premium summer tires.

Dunlop Sport Maxx RT 2 test, ratings, review
6th place in Wet braking. +3.8m braking distance.
Dunlop Sport Maxx RT 2 test, ratings, review
3rd place in Wet handling. +2.5sec lap time.
Dunlop Sport Maxx RT 2 test, ratings, review
8-9th place in Wet lateral handling.
Dunlop Sport Maxx RT 2 test, ratings, review
2nd place in Straight aqua. -2.91km/h float speed.
Dunlop Sport Maxx RT 2 test, ratings, review
2nd place in Lateral aqua. -0.04m/s2 lateral acceleration.
Dunlop Sport Maxx RT 2 test, ratings, review
5th place in Dry braking. +1m braking distance.
6-7th place in Dry handling. +1.1sec lap time.
Dunlop Sport Maxx RT 2 test, ratings, review
5-7th place in Subj. Dry handling.
Dunlop Sport Maxx RT 2 test, ratings, review
8th place in Noise. +1.2dB external noise.
Dunlop Sport Maxx RT 2 test, ratings, review
8th place in Rolling resistance.

2020 EVO Dunlop SportMaxx RT2 Test

Test by the British EVO Magazine in 2020 at size 235/35 R19. Unlike previous tests, this time Dunlop’s main competitors were Max Performance summer tires.

Dunlop SportMaxx RT2 test, ratings, review
7th place in Wet braking. +4.1m braking distance.
Dunlop SportMaxx RT2 test, ratings, review
5th place in Wet handling. +1.2sec lap time.
Dunlop SportMaxx RT2 test, ratings, review
2nd place in Subj. Wet handling.
Dunlop SportMaxx RT2 test, ratings, review
4-5th place in Wet lateral handling. +0.15sec lap time.
Dunlop SportMaxx RT2 test, ratings, review
1st place in Straight aqua. +2.2km/h float speed.
Dunlop SportMaxx RT2 test, ratings, review
1st place in Lateral aqua. +0.3m/s2 lateral acceleration.
Dunlop SportMaxx RT2 test, ratings, review
6th place in Dry braking. +2m braking distance.
Dunlop SportMaxx RT2 test, ratings, review
Last place in Dry handling. +0.95sec handling time.
Dunlop SportMaxx RT2 test, ratings, review
5-6th place in Subj. Dry handling.
Dunlop SportMaxx RT2 test, ratings, review
2nd place in Rolling resistance.

2019 Auto Bild Dunlop SportMaxx RT 2

Test by the German publication Auto Bild in 2019. The experts have tested the tire at size 225/45 R17 and compared to 19 similar budget, mid-range and premium summer tires.

Dunlop SportMaxx RT 2 test, ratings, review
11th place in Dry braking. +1.2m braking distance.
Dunlop SportMaxx RT 2 test, ratings, review
6th place in Dry handling. -1km/h handling speed.
Dunlop SportMaxx RT 2 test, ratings, review
12th place in Wet braking. +2.7m braking distance.
Dunlop SportMaxx RT 2 test, ratings, review
18th place in Wet handling. -4.4km/h handling speed.
Dunlop SportMaxx RT 2 test, ratings, review
3rd place in Straight aqua. -3.6km/h float speed.
Dunlop SportMaxx RT 2 test, ratings, review
10th place in Rolling resistance. +1.94kg/t.
Dunlop SportMaxx RT 2 test, ratings, review
9-10th place in Noise. +0.9dB external noise.
Dunlop SportMaxx RT 2 test, ratings, review
Last place in Subj. Comfort.
Dunlop SportMaxx RT 2 test, ratings, review
5th place in Wear resistance.

2019 Gute Fahrt Dunlop Sport Maxx RT2 test

In 2019 experts of the German publication Gute Fahrt have tested the Dunlop SportMaxx RT 2 at size 225/40 R18 and compared to 9 similar budget, mid-range and premium summer tires.

Dunlop Sport Maxx RT 2 test and review
5th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 0.8m longer, than the leader.
Dunlop Sport Maxx RT 2 test and review
7th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 2.6m longer, than the leader.
Dunlop SportMaxx RT2 test and review
5th place in Wet lateral stability.
Dunlop SportMaxx RT 2 test and review
1st place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 0.8km/h higher, than the next tire.
Dunlop SportMaxx RT 2 test and review
1st place in Lateral aqua.
Dunlop Sport Maxx RT2 test and review
5th place in Rolling resistance.

Overall Dunlop Sport Maxx RT 2 Review

1. 2021 Auto Zeitung (225/40 R18) – 8th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Long wet braking distance and relatively good handling speed.
  • The best straight and lateral aquaplaning resistance.
  • The longest dry braking distance and good handling speed.
  • Low noise.
  • The best rolling resistance.

2. 2021 Motor (225/55 R17) – 5th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Average results on the wet.
  • High straight and lateral aquaplaning resistance.
  • Short dry braking distance and good handling speed.
  • Average noise.
  • High rolling resistance.

3. 2020 EVO (235/35 R19) – 6th place.

Main conclusions:

  • The longest wet braking distance and good handling speed.
  • The best lateral and straight aquaplaning resistance.
  • Long dry braking distance and acceptable handling.
  • Log rolling resistance.

4. 2019 Auto Bild (225/45 R17) – 13th place and an expert score “Recommended”.

Main conclusions:

  • Good dry performance.
  • Average wet braking distance and low handling speed.
  • High straight aquaplaning resistance.
  • Average rolling resistance.
  • Log noise.
  • The lowest comfort.
  • Good wear resistance.

5. 2019 Gute Fahrt (225/40 R18) – 4th place and an expert score “Highly Recommended”.

Main conclusions:

  • Short dry braking distance.
  • Relatively long wet braking distance and good handling.
  • The best straight and lateral aquaplaning resistance.
  • Low rolling resistance.

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