Kumho Ecsta HS51

kumho ecsta hs51 photo, test, review

Kumho Ecsta HS51 is a Premium Touring summer tire with asymmetrical tread pattern, designed for Passenger cars.

The tire has been replaced by the Kumho Ecsta HS52.

2016 Vi Bilagare Kumho Ecsta HS51 test

In 2016 experts of the Sweden Vi Bilagare have tested Kumho HS51 at size 205/55 R16 and compared with eight similar middle-class and premium summer tires.

Kumho Ecsta HS51 test and review
7-8th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 5.4m longer, than the leader.
Kumho Ecsta HS51 test and review
7th place in Wet handling. Kumho was 1.57 sec slower, than the leader.
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7th place in Wet latral handling.
Kumho Ecsta HS51 test and review
5th place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 5.3km/h lower, than the leader.
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Last place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 4m longer, than the leader.
test Kumho Ecsta HS51 review
7th place in Dry handling. Kumho was 4.6sec slower, than the leader.
test Kumho HS51 review
Last place in Rolling resistance.
test Kumho HS51 review
2-8th place in Noise.

Overall Kumho Ecsta HS51 review

According to the test results Kumho took 8th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Long wet braking distance and low handling.
  • Average straight aquaplanning resistance.
  • The longest dry braking distance and low handling.
  • The highest rolling resistance.
  • Average noise.

Similar tires form the test:

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