Kumho Ecowing ES01 KH27

The Kumho Ecowing ES01 KH27 is a Summer Premium Touring tyre designed to be fitted to a Passenger Car.

Kumho Ecowing ES01 KH27
63%[average]
Dry Grip
72%
Wet Grip
52%
Road Feedback
67%
Progressiveness
44%
Wear
75%
Comfort
76%
Buy Again
51%

Kumho Ecowing ES01 KH27 Reviews

96%
Breakdown Score
  • Dry Grip 9
  • Wet Grip 10
  • Road Feedback 9
  • Handling 9
  • Wear 10
  • Comfort 10
  • Buy again 10

Tyre reviewed on

A Combination of Roads for 1,000 Easy Going miles

Skoda Rapid TSI

A trully efficient tyre!
This set of 4x kumho tyres cost just over £200 fitted, and the fuel it is saving me will pay off the cost of the tyres over its lifetime. I am getting 6.5% better fuel econemy running these over the standard continental tyres fitted from factory.
Dry grip and wet grip are exceptional and wet grip braking is among the best i have encountered. Tyre noise is minimal and balancing the tyres were easy.
overall these are among my favourite tyres i have fitted to any previous vehicle. When pushed these tyres can hold there own, either under hard acceleration, braking or cornering, with no imminent feel of braking away. But when driven sensibly they are a wonder, transforming the vehicle into a comfortable quiet car, hiding many pot holes and uneven road surfaces common to the uk.
These tyres are better than leading premium brands for my style of driving on my current vehicle. Wear after 1000 miles is next to none And for just over £200 for 4x fitted, new valves and balanced tyres there are little other options to choose from, none of them would be as good.
A revolutionary tyre. Well done kumho. 9/10.

Tyre size reviewed: 185-60-15-
77%
Breakdown Score
  • Dry Grip 7
  • Wet Grip 6
  • Road Feedback 9
  • Handling 9
  • Wear 8
  • Comfort 8
  • Buy again 7

Tyre reviewed on

Mostly Town for 1,000 Average miles

Nissan Almera 1.6 saloon

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Tyre size reviewed: 195-60-15-H
75%
Breakdown Score
  • Dry Grip 8
  • Wet Grip 7
  • Road Feedback 8
  • Handling 7
  • Comfort 8
  • Buy again 7

Tyre reviewed on

Mostly Country Roads for 6,000 Spirited miles

Mazda mx 5

Only just got these tyres a few days ago, so I can't speak for some of the categories.
Initial impression is very good, its been chucking it down since I got the tyres fitted and the wet grip is much much better than with the previous set of Conti's.
Its quieter and smoother with a nice amount of feedback.

So far well worth the change.

Tyre size reviewed: 185-60-14-R
45%
Breakdown Score
  • Dry Grip 8
  • Wet Grip 1
  • Handling 0
  • Wear 10
  • Comfort 6
  • Buy again 1

Tyre reviewed on

A Combination of Roads for 3,000 Average miles

Volkswagen TakeUp

I had these fitted to my VW Up and after the second skid on a damp roundabout, I replaced them with proper tyres. The tyres were dangerous. I have in 18 year never had a skid, except on ice due to driver error. About a month after replacing all my tyres, I was going acorss a very wide and damp roundabout, about to exit, and I lost control of the rear. The car spun 180 degrees and came off the road. I was going no faster than other cars, about 30mph, and the driving was smooth. By some miracle I did not hit another car, or a lamp post. Three weeks later, going round a smaller damp roundabout, at 20mph, the same speed as the car in front, I lost the rear again. This time I was able to regain control. Even on a dry road the steering felt wooly, and I had the sensation sometimes of the tyres sliding. I put on some decent premium tyres, and the improvement is dramatic. The car was originally supplied new with Hankook Kinergy tyres which were fine. The KH27 tyres I had are not fit for purpose. Note that straight line braking was fine. But transverse grip on a damp road was very poor. I owned these for about three months, which was three months too long. Kumho asked for them back, so perhaps they were faulty. Note that the front and back were from two batches, since I had the rear ones fitted a few weeks after the front ones. At the time of the first skid I had done maybe 1,000 miles.

Tyre size reviewed: 165-70-14-T
29%
Breakdown Score
  • Dry Grip 4
  • Wet Grip 2
  • Road Feedback 4
  • Handling 3
  • Wear 3
  • Comfort 3
  • Buy again 1

Tyre reviewed on

A Combination of Roads for 10,000 Average miles

Nissan Qashqai

Had them on Nissan Qashqai for 6 months during the summer (British summer). Have slid more times on these tyres than any literature ever. Been driving for 25years never slid until fitting these. Can't take a large roundabout at 30mph. I am changing back to Yokahama in October. I would not trust these even in mild British winter.

Tyre size reviewed: 225-45-17-
20%
Breakdown Score
  • Dry Grip 1
  • Wet Grip 1
  • Road Feedback 1
  • Handling 1
  • Wear 2
  • Comfort 7
  • Buy again 1

Tyre reviewed on

A Combination of Roads for 1,000 Easy Going miles

Skoda Fabia 1.4

The Ecowing KH27 is a truly awful tyre possibly the worst you can buy.



Doesn't grip in the wet or the dry.



Yes they are quiet but when they spin in the dry they make the highest pitch scream I've ever heard from a tyre.



I've driven on bold tyres in the wet that hold better then these.



1/10
TERRIBLE TYRE!.

Tyre size reviewed: 225-45-17-

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