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225/45 R17 - Best summer tyres 2024 - market overview, tests, reviews

Today's discount (03.03):
Kumho Ecsta PS71 225/45 R17 94 Y 77%
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Best summer tyres in tests (2024)

1. 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

2. 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

3. Michelin Primacy 4+

/93%
Tested 4x in 2024, 4x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Great handling on dry roads
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Low drive-by noise levels
Minuses:
    -
check the prices for Michelin Primacy 4+

225/45 R17 tyre test

Best tyres in your size

225/45 R17 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. Pirelli P ZERO PZ4
85%
78.5%
76.5%
Premium £140
94 Y
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 4! Newer model available: Michelin Pilot Sport 5
88.5%
88.1%
76.4%
Premium £116
91 W + 5
3. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
86%
91%
93.4%
Premium £97
91 Y + 5
4. Bridgestone Potenza Sport
90.3%
90.3%
81.3%
Premium £96
94 Y
5. Continental PremiumContact 6! Newer model available: Continental PremiumContact 7
84.2%
91.3%
85%
Premium £115
91 W + 4
6. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5! Newer model available: Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6
91.6%
87.3%
81%
Premium £82
91 Y + 4
7. Bridgestone Turanza T005
82%
86.5%
80.1%
Premium £99
91 V + 15
8. Michelin Primacy 4! Newer model available: Michelin Primacy 4+
79.3%
80.5%
76.7%
Premium £121
91 Y + 9
9. Hankook Ventus Prime 4
75.2%
85.2%
73.5%
Premium £96
91 + 1
10. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
77.1%
76.9%
77.4%
Premium £94
91 W + 1
11. Nokian Wetproof
85.6%
79.2%
76.5%
Upper-middle £101
94 W
12. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
77%
77.3%
75.1%
Upper-middle £108
91 W + 1
13. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance! Newer model available: Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
79.8%
83.5%
82.7%
Premium £96
91 W + 2
14. Dunlop Sport BluResponse
77.6%
83.5%
75.5%
Premium £93
94 W
15. Fulda SportControl 2
77.8%
80.2%
75.1%
Lowcost £75
91 Y + 3
16. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
82.1%
82%
87.4%
Premium £81
94 Y
17. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86.3%
84.2%
72%
Premium £102
91 Y + 4
18. Falken Azenis FK510! Newer model available: Falken Azenis FK520
82.1%
75.4%
73.1%
Upper-middle £148
94 Y + 1
19. Kumho Ecsta PS71
77.5%
74.6%
77.9%
Upper-middle £73
91 Y + 6
20. Nokian Powerproof
82.3%
85.6%
69.6%
Upper-middle £105
91 Y + 3
21. Maxxis Premitra HP5
80.4%
82%
77.4%
Lowcost £73
91 W + 1
22. Sava Intensa UHP 2
82.4%
83.1%
73.7%
Lowcost £75
91 Y + 3
23. Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 Connect
53.1%
73.9%
Premium £149
94 Y
24. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125! Newer model available: Hankook Ventus Prime 4
74%
89.8%
79.3%
Premium £114
91 Y + 3
25. Michelin e.Primacy
61.7%
80.8%
72.8%
Premium £96
91 W + 3
26. Uniroyal RainSport 5
85.5%
74.3%
76.6%
Upper-middle £71
91 Y + 1
27. BFGoodrich Advantage
66.1%
73.1%
70.4%
Upper-middle £98
91 Y + 3
28. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
Premium £147
91 Y + 6
29. Firestone Roadhawk
76.5%
85%
76.7%
Upper-middle £81
91 Y + 2
30. Toyo Proxes Comfort
65.5%
80.4%
84.5%
Upper-middle £67
94
31. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
64.3%
72.6%
78.2%
Upper-middle £104
91 W + 4
32. Continental Ecocontact 6! Newer model available: Continental EcoContact 7
64.7%
75.2%
73.7%
Premium £110
91 V + 2
33. Semperit Speed-Life 3
77.8%
66.8%
74.5%
Lowcost £75
91 Y + 1
34. Pirelli P Zero
Premium £100
91 W + 1
35. Nankang Comfort ECO-2+
Lowcost £102
94 + 1
36. Kumho Ecowing ES31
Upper-middle £79
91 W
37. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
85.5%
Premium £96
91 W + 3
38. Debica Presto UHP2
82.6%
83.7%
Lowcost £73
91 Y + 3
39. Bridgestone Potenza S001
82.1%
72.6%
83.9%
Premium £103
91 W + 9
40. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
56%
82.6%
Premium £121
91 Y + 2
41. Sailun Atrezzo ZSR 2
60.5%
Lowcost
42. Pirelli Cinturato P7
76.3%
81.2%
77.5%
Premium £157
91 Y + 18
43. Uniroyal RainSport 3
58.4%
Upper-middle £95
91 W + 4
44. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3! Newer model available: Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
78.1%
85%
Premium £100
91 Y + 5
45. Michelin Primacy 3! Newer model available: Michelin Primacy 4
69.6%
Premium £107
91 Y + 7
46. Cooper Zeon CS8
80%
73.8%
80%
Upper-middle £94
0 W + 6
47. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
84%
Upper-middle £91
94 W
48. Toyo Proxes Sport A
69.7%
69.2%
73.9%
Upper-middle £89
94
49. Kumho Ecsta HS51! Newer model available: Kumho Ecsta HS52
73.8%
80%
73.9%
Upper-middle £426
91 W + 1
50. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
Premium £97
91 V + 2
51. Continental SportContact 5! Newer model available: Continental SportContact 6
Premium £108
91 W + 6
52. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
77.4%
80.2%
87.7%
Premium £81
91 Y + 2
53. Semperit Speed-Life 2! Newer model available: Semperit Speed-Life 3
65.9%
Lowcost £61
91 Y + 2
54. Giti Synergy E1
83.5%
66.2%
Lowcost
55. Nokian zLine
82.1%
Upper-middle £77
91 W + 1
56. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
83.2%
80.1%
90%
Upper-middle £70
91 W + 4
57. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
61.7%
62.5%
Lowcost £78
91 Y + 1
58. Nokian Line
82.7%
78.6%
84.2%
Upper-middle £69
91 V + 1
59. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
73.2%
Upper-middle £91
91 W + 1
60. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
67.5%
75%
Lowcost £78
91 Y + 1
61. Bridgestone Turanza T001
66%
Premium £112
91 W + 10
62. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
Upper-middle £149
91 W + 1
63. Sava Intensa UHP! Newer model available: Sava Intensa UHP 2
Lowcost
64. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2! Newer model available: Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2 Connect
Premium £219
94 Y
65. BFGoodrich G-Grip
Upper-middle £115
91 W + 4
66. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
Premium £123
91 Y + 2
67. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
Lowcost £63
91 Y + 2
68. Giti Sport S1
65.8%
86.3%
Lowcost
69. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
Premium £115
91 W + 4

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