Kumho Ecsta LE Sport KU39

Kumho Ecsta LE Sport KU39 photo, test, review

Kumho Ecsta KU39 LE Sport is a Ultra High Performance summer tire with asymmetrical tread pattern, designed for Passenger cars.

2015 AMS Kumho Ecsta KU39 test

In 2015 experts of the German publication Auto Motor und Sport have tested Kumho KU39 Ecsta at size 225/50 R17 and compared  with eight similar budget, medium and premium summer tires.

Kumho Ecsta LE Sport KU39 test and review
8th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 2.8m longer, than the leader.
Kumho Ecsta LE Sport KU39 test and review
8th place in Dry handling. Kumho was 1.7km/h slower, than the leader.
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Last place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 6.2m longer, than the leader.
test Kumho Ecsta KU39 review
8th place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 10.4km/h lower, than the leader.
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5th place in Lateral aqua.
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Last place in Wet handling. Kumho was 4.6km/h slower, than the leader.
Kumho Ecsta LE Sport KU39 test and review
8-9th place in Rolling resistance.
Kumho Ecsta LE Sport KU39 test and review
2nd place in Noise.

Overall Kumho Ecsta LE Sport KU39 review

According to the test results Kumho took last place.

Main conclusions:

  • Long dry braking distance and the lowest handling speed.
  • The worst wet performance.
  • Average straight and lateral aquaplanning resistance.
  • High rolling resistance.
  • Low noise.

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