Kumho Ecsta HS52

Kumho Ecsta HS52 photo, test, review, ratings

Kumho Ecsta HS52 is a Premium Touring summer tire with asymmetrical tread pattern, designed for Passenger cars.

The tire replaced the Kumho HS51.

2022 Auto Bild Kumho HS52 Test

In 2020 experts of the German magazine Auto Bild have tested the tire at size 215/55 R17 and compared to 20 similar budget, mid-range and premium summer tires. Also they included into the test set of the reference All Season tires to compare results.

Kumho Ecsta HS52 test, ratings, review
1-2nd place in Dry braking. -0.1m braking distance.
Kumho Ecsta HS52 test, ratings, review
11-12th place in Dry handling. -1.3km/h handling speed.
Kumho Ecsta HS52 test, ratings, review
5-6th place in Wet braking. +1.7m braking distance.
Kumho Ecsta HS52 test, ratings, review
14th place in Wet handling. -2.3km/h handling speed.
Kumho Ecsta HS52 test, ratings, review
15th place in Wet lateral handling. -0.58m/s2 lateral acceleration.
Kumho Ecsta HS52 test, ratings, review
16th place in Straight aqua. -4.6km/h float speed.
Kumho Ecsta HS52 test, ratings, review
18th place in Lateral aqua. -0.88m/s2 lateral acceleration.
Kumho Ecsta HS52 test, ratings, review
5th place in Wear resistance.
Kumho Ecsta HS52 test, ratings, review
14th place in Rolling resistance. +1.5kg/t rolling resistance.
Kumho Ecsta HS52 test, ratings, review
7-8th place in Noise. +1.5dB external noise.

Overall Kumho Ecsta HS52 Review

According to the test results Kumho took 6th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Short dry braking distance and good handling speed.
  • Short wet braking distance and average handling.
  • Average straight and lateral aquaplaning resistance.
  • High mileage.
  • Low noise.
  • Average rolling resistance.

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