Taurus 401 High Performance

Taurus 401 HighPerformance photo, test, review

Taurus 401 High Performance is a High Performance summer tyre with directional tread pattern, designed for Passenger cars.

Nowadays the brand Taurus owned by the French Michelin.

2017 Autocenter Taurus 401 HighPerformance test

In 2017 experts of the Ukranian publication Autocenter have tested Taurus 401 HP at size 205/55 R16 and compared with seven similar budget, medium and premium summer tires.

Taurus 401 HighPerformance test and review
5th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 1.93m longer, than the leader.
Taurus 401 HighPerformance test and review
7-8th place in Subj. wet handling.
Taurus 401 HighPerformance test and review
2nd place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 1km/h lower, than the leader.
Taurus 401 High Performance test and review
1st place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 0.09m longer, than the leader.
Taurus 401 High Performance test and review
5-6th place in Subj. dry handling.
test Taurus 401 High Performance review
Last place in Lateral handling. Taurus was 1.6sec slower, than the leader.
test Taurus 401 High Performance review
5-7th place in Subj. comfort.
test Taurus 401 review
7-8th place in Noise.
test Taurus 401 review
7th place in Rolling resistance.

Overall Taurus 401 High Performance review

According to the test results Taurus took last place.

Main conclusions:

  • Average wet braking distance and the lowest handling speed.
  • High straight aquaplanning resistance.
  • The shortest dry braking distance and good handling.
  • Average comfort.
  • High noise and rolling resistance.

Similar tires from the test:

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