Kumho Ecsta PS91

Kumho Ecsta PS91photo, test, review

Kumho Ecsta PS91 is a Extreme Performance  summer tire with asymmetrical pattern tread, designed for Passenger cars.

2017 Sport Auto Kumho Ecsta PS91 test

In 2017 experts of the German publication Sport Auto have tested the Kumho PS91 at size 225/40 R18 and compared with six similar mid-range and premium summer tires.

Kumho Ecsta PS91 test and review
6th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 3.6m longer, than the leader.
Kumho Ecsta PS91 test and review
5th place in Wet handling. Kumho was 2.9km/h slower, than the leader.
Kumho Ecsta PS91 test and review
6th place in Wet lateral handling.
summer tyre Kumho Ecsta PS91 test and review
2nd place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 0.9km/h lower, than the leader.
summer tyre Kumho Ecsta PS91 test and review
5th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 1.1m longer, than the leader.
summer tyre Kumho PS91 test and review
6th place in Dry handling. Kumho was 1.2km/h slower, than the leader.
summer tyre Kumho PS91 test and review
Last place in Rolling resistance.
summer tyre Kumho PS91 test and review
2-4th place in Noise.

Overall Kumho Ecsta PS91 review

According to the test results Kumho took last place and got an expert score “Conditionally recommended”.

Main conclusions:

  • Long wet braking distance and low handling speed.
  • Good straight aquaplanning resistance.
  • Relatively good dry performance.
  • Good noise.
  • The highest rolling resistance.

Similar tires from the test:

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