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Abloy Protec 2 ME153 Door Lock

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Kick-in as sold

Kick-in as sold

Resistance to kick-in as sold is how well the lock survived increasingly forceful impacts using the hardware it comes with.

 /  5
Kick-in reinforced

Kick-in reinforced

Kick-in reinforced is the same test using an aftermarket Box Strike in place of the included strike or, for surface-mount locks, 3-inch screws; models scoring Excellent as sold were not retested.

 /  5
Drilling

Drilling

Drilling shows how well the lock stood up to assaults with a drill.

 /  5
Picking

Picking

Picking shows how well the lock stood up to the lock-picking efforts of our experts.

 /  5

About

The Abloy Protec 2 ME153 is part of the Door Locks test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Door Locks models like the Protec 2 ME153 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Kick-in as sold Resistance to kick-in as sold is how well the lock survived increasingly forceful impacts using the hardware it comes with.

Kick-in reinforced Kick-in reinforced is the same test using an aftermarket Box Strike in place of the included strike or, for surface-mount locks, 3-inch screws; models scoring Excellent as sold were not retested.

Drilling Drilling shows how well the lock stood up to assaults with a drill.

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