Matador MP 47 Hectorra 3

Matador MP 47 Hectorra 3 photo, test, review

Matador MP 47 Hectorra 3 is and Ultra High Performance summer tyre with asymmetrical tread pattern, designed for Passenger cars.

Nowadays the brand Matador are owned by the Continental.

2016 Autozurnal Matador MP-47 Hectorra 3 test

In 2016 experts of the Slovak magazine Autozurnal have tested Matador MP 47 at size 225/45 R17 and compared with seven similar budget, mid-range and premium summer tires.

Matador MP 47 Hectorra 3 test and review
6th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 13.2m longer, than the leader.
Matador MP 47 Hectorra 3 test and review
6th place in Wet handling. Matador was 8.13sec slower, than the leader.
Matador MP 47 Hectorra 3 test and review
6th place in Wet lateral stability. Matador was 0.47sec slower, than the leader.
Matador MP 47 Hectorra 3 test and review
7th place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 3.8km/h lower, than the leader.
Matador MP 47 Hectorra 3 test and review
1st place in Lateral aqua.
Matador MP 47 Hectorra 3 test and review
7th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 4.7m longer, than the leader.
Matador MP 47 Hectorra 3 test and review
7th place in Dry handling. Matador was 1.64sec slower, than the leader.
Matador MP 47 Hectorra 3 test and review
6-7th place in Comfort.
Matador MP 47 Hectorra 3 test and review
2nd place in Noise.
Matador MP 47 Hectorra 3 test and review
3rd place in Noise.
Matador MP 47 Hectorra 3 test and review
3rd place in Rolling resistance.

Overall Matador MP 47 Hectorra 3 review

According to the test results Matador took 6th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Poor wet performance: long braking distance and low handling speed.
  • Low straight and the best lateral aquaplanning resistance.
  • Long dry braking distance and low handling.
  • Average comfort.
  • Good noise and rolling resistance.

Similar tires from the test:

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