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225/40 R18 - Best summer tyres 2024 - market overview, tests, reviews

Today's discount (03.03):
Kumho Ecsta PS71 225/40 R18 92 Y 77%
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Best summer tyres in tests (2024)

1. Continental SportContact 7

/100%
Tested 5x in 2024, 8x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Short braking distance on wet roads
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Great handling on dry roads
Minuses:
    -
check the prices for Continental SportContact 7

2. Continental PremiumContact 7

/100%
Tested 7x in 2024, 7x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Short braking distance on wet roads
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Great handling on dry roads
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
Minuses:
    -
check the prices for Continental PremiumContact 7

3. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6

/100%
Tested 7x in 2024, 10x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Short braking distance on wet roads
  • Great handling on dry roads
  • Low drive-by noise levels
Minuses:
    -
check the prices for Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6

225/40 R18 tyre test

Best tyres in your size

225/40 R18 tyre ranking based on test results

Tests usually don't cover the whole market - here is our selection what not to miss when shopping for tyres in this size.
#NameOur ratingTested in this dimensionTested in same width dimensionSegmentPrice
1. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6
87.9%
92.7%
90.5%
Premium £91
92 Y
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S
77.9%
85.3%
64.2%
Premium £144
92 Y
3. Michelin Pilot Sport 4! Newer model available: Michelin Pilot Sport 5
88.5%
88.1%
76.4%
Premium £114
92 Y + 3
4. Pirelli P ZERO PZ4
85%
78.5%
76.5%
Premium £146
92 Y + 5
5. Bridgestone Potenza Sport
90.3%
90.3%
81.3%
Premium £90
92 Y
6. Continental PremiumContact 6! Newer model available: Continental PremiumContact 7
84.2%
91.3%
85%
Premium £98
92 W + 2
7. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
86%
91%
93.4%
Premium £103
92 Y + 4
8. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5! Newer model available: Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6
91.6%
87.3%
81%
Premium £99
92 Y + 2
9. Michelin Primacy 4! Newer model available: Michelin Primacy 4+
79.3%
80.5%
76.7%
Premium £141
92 Y + 1
10. Bridgestone Turanza T005
82%
86.5%
80.1%
Premium £103
92 Y + 8
11. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
77%
77.3%
75.1%
Upper-middle £92
92 W + 1
12. Fulda SportControl 2
77.8%
80.2%
75.1%
Lowcost £100
92 Y + 1
13. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance! Newer model available: Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
79.8%
83.5%
82.7%
Premium £99
92 W
14. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
82.1%
82%
87.4%
Premium £75
92 Y + 1
15. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86.3%
84.2%
72%
Premium £95
92 Y
16. Falken Azenis FK510! Newer model available: Falken Azenis FK520
82.1%
75.4%
73.1%
Upper-middle £99
92 Y + 2
17. Kumho Ecsta PS71
77.5%
74.6%
77.9%
Upper-middle £83
88 Y + 2
18. Nokian Powerproof
82.3%
85.6%
69.6%
Upper-middle £82
92 Y
19. Maxxis Premitra HP5
80.4%
82%
77.4%
Lowcost £295
92 W
20. Sava Intensa UHP 2
82.4%
83.1%
73.7%
Lowcost £83
92 Y + 1
21. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
81.2%
68.3%
Premium £119
92 Y + 5
22. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125! Newer model available: Hankook Ventus Prime 4
74%
89.8%
79.3%
Premium £97
92 W
23. Uniroyal RainSport 5
85.5%
74.3%
76.6%
Upper-middle £71
92 Y
24. BFGoodrich Advantage
66.1%
73.1%
70.4%
Upper-middle £129
92 W + 1
25. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
Premium £96
92 Y + 3
26. Firestone Roadhawk
76.5%
85%
76.7%
Upper-middle £97
92 Y
27. Toyo Proxes Comfort
65.5%
80.4%
84.5%
Upper-middle £90
92
28. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
64.3%
72.6%
78.2%
Upper-middle £82
92 W + 1
29. Continental Ecocontact 6! Newer model available: Continental EcoContact 7
64.7%
75.2%
73.7%
Premium £99
92 Y + 4
30. Semperit Speed-Life 3
77.8%
66.8%
74.5%
Lowcost £90
92 Y
31. Pirelli P ZERO
87.5%
86.2%
77.3%
Premium £170
88 Y + 3
32. Nankang Comfort ECO-2+
Lowcost £79
92
33. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
85.5%
Premium £125
88 Y + 2
34. Bridgestone Potenza S001
82.1%
72.6%
83.9%
Premium £118
88 Y + 7
35. Debica Presto UHP2
82.6%
83.7%
Lowcost £76
92 Y + 1
36. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
56%
82.6%
Premium £123
92 W + 1
37. Pirelli Cinturato P7
76.3%
81.2%
77.5%
Premium £131
92 Y + 2
38. Uniroyal RainSport 3
58.4%
Upper-middle £102
92 W + 1
39. Toyo Proxes R888R
Upper-middle £768
92 Y
40. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3! Newer model available: Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
78.1%
85%
Premium £125
92 Y + 1
41. Kumho Ecsta PS91
64.3%
65.6%
Upper-middle £90
92 Y
42. Cooper Zeon CS8
80%
73.8%
80%
Upper-middle £99
0 Y + 2
43. Laufenn S Fit EQ+ LK01
83.9%
87.8%
78.1%
Lowcost
44. Toyo Proxes Sport A
69.7%
69.2%
73.9%
Upper-middle £113
92
45. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
84%
Upper-middle £85
92 W
46. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
Premium £130
88 V + 1
47. Continental SportContact 5! Newer model available: Continental SportContact 6
Premium £112
88 Y + 9
48. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
77.4%
80.2%
87.7%
Premium £72
92 Y
49. Semperit Speed-Life 2! Newer model available: Semperit Speed-Life 3
65.9%
Lowcost £96
92 Y
50. Nokian zLine
82.1%
Upper-middle £89
92 Y
51. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
83.2%
80.1%
90%
Upper-middle £93
92 Y
52. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
61.7%
62.5%
Lowcost £79
92 Y
53. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
Premium £132
88 Y + 2
54. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
90%
Premium £119
88 Y + 1
55. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
73.2%
Upper-middle £98
92 Y + 1
56. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
67.5%
75%
Lowcost £92
92 Y
57. Bridgestone Turanza T001
66%
Premium £91
92 W + 2
58. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
Upper-middle £89
92 W
59. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2! Newer model available: Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2 Connect
Premium £206
92 Y + 1
60. Michelin Pilot Sport 3! Newer model available: Michelin Pilot Sport 4
Premium £156
92 Y + 4
61. BFGoodrich G-Grip
Upper-middle £120
92 Y
62. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
Premium £88
92 Y
63. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
Lowcost £70
92 Y
64. Giti Sport S1
65.8%
86.3%
Lowcost

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