Hankook Kinergy 4S H740

Hankook Kinergy 4S H740 photo, test, review

Hankook H740 Kinergy 4S is a High Performance All Season tyre with asymmertical tread, designed for passenger cars, SUV and 4×4.

The tyre has been replaced by the Hankook Kinergy 4S2.

2016 Auto Bild Allrad Hankook Kinergy 4S test

In 2016 experts of the German publication Auto Bild Allrad have tested the Hankook Kinergy H740 at size 215/60 R16 and compared it with six similar All Seasons tyres. In addition, experts included into the test reference summer and winter tyres for comparison of results.

Hankook Kinergy 4S H740 test and review
5th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was: a) 7.4m longer, than the best a/s tire; b) 10.3m longer, than summer; c) 2.6m longer, than winter.
Hankook Kinergy 4S H740 test and review
Last place in Wet handling. Hankook was: a) 5.3km/h slower, than the best a/s tire; b) 6.4km/h slower, than summer; c) 4km/h slower, than winter.
test Hankook Kinergy 4S H740 review
5th place in Wet lateral handling. Hankook was: a) 0.65sec slower, than the best a/s tire; b) 0.9sec slower, than summer; c) 0.21sec slower, than winter.
test Hankook Kinergy 4S H740 review
4th place in Straight aqua. The float speed was: a) 1.5km/h lower, than the best a/s tire; b) 3.2km/h lower, than summer; c) 6.3km/h higher, than winter.
test Hankook Kinergy 4S H740 review
4th place in Lateral aqua.
Hankook Kinergy 4S H740 test and review
6th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was: a) 5.3m longer, than the best a/s tire; b) 6.3m longer, than summer; c) same with the winter tire.
Hankook Kinergy 4S H740 test and review
Last place in Dry handling. Hankook was: a) 1.7km/h slower, than the best a/s tire; b) 3.1km/h slower, than summer; c) 0.8km/h slower, than winter.
test Hankook Kinergy 4S H740 review
1-2nd place in Snow braking. The braking distance was: a) 1.1m shorter, than next a/s tire; b) 0.4m longer, than winter; c) 15.1m shorter, than summer.
test Hankook Kinergy 4S H740 review
2nd place in Snow traction.
test Hankook Kinergy 4S H740 review
2nd place in Snow handling. Hankook was: a) 1.6km/h slower, than the best a/s tire; b) 2.8km/h slower, than winter; c) 19.8km/h faster, than summer.
test Hankook Kinergy 4S H740 review
2nd place in Snow slalom.
test Hankook Kinergy 4S H740 review
4th place in Rolling resistance.
test Hankook Kinergy 4S H740 review
4th place in Noise level test.

Overall Hankook Kinergy 4S H740 review

According to the test results Hankook took 5th place and got an expert score “Satisfactorily”.

Main conclusions: 

  • Poor wet performance: long braking distance, low lateral stability and the lowest handling speed.
  • Average straight and lateral aquaplanning resistance.
  • Long dry braking distance and the lowest handling speed.
  • Good on the snow: Hankook had short braking distance, good traction and handling.
  • Average rolling resistance and noise.

Similar tires from the test:

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