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225/45 R18 - Best summer tyres 2024 - market overview, tests, reviews

Today's discount (22.02):
Kumho Ecsta PS71 225/45 R18 95 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. 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. Continental PremiumContact 7

/100%
Tested 6x in 2024, 6x 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

225/45 R18 tyre test

Best tyres in your size

225/45 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. Continental SportContact 7
85.8%
94.2%
80.6%
Premium £135
95 Y
2. Pirelli P ZERO PZ4
85%
78.5%
76.5%
Premium £146
95 Y + 1
3. Michelin Pilot Sport 4! Newer model available: Michelin Pilot Sport 5
89.4%
89.3%
79.1%
Premium £156
91 W + 6
4. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
86%
91%
93.4%
Premium £185
91 W + 6
5. Bridgestone Potenza Sport
90.3%
90.3%
81.3%
Premium £129
95 Y
6. Continental PremiumContact 6! Newer model available: Continental PremiumContact 7
86%
92.3%
80.7%
Premium £148
95 V + 5
7. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5! Newer model available: Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6
91.7%
90.4%
77.2%
Premium £145
91 Y + 5
8. Michelin Primacy 4! Newer model available: Michelin Primacy 4+
80.1%
83.2%
81%
Premium £244
95 W + 3
9. Bridgestone Turanza T005
84%
88.8%
79.4%
Premium £113
91 V + 10
10. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
77.6%
79.3%
79.7%
Upper-middle £111
95 W
11. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance! Newer model available: Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
82.7%
85.1%
78.7%
Premium £142
95 W
12. Fulda SportControl 2
78.9%
80.7%
80%
Lowcost £152
95 Y + 2
13. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
80.9%
83.5%
78.2%
Premium £119
91 Y + 1
14. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86.6%
86.9%
80.4%
Premium £138
95 Y
15. Falken Azenis FK510! Newer model available: Falken Azenis FK520
82.9%
75.5%
76.2%
Upper-middle £138
95 Y + 2
16. Sava Intensa UHP 2
78.1%
86.7%
73.9%
Lowcost £223
95 Y + 2
17. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125! Newer model available: Hankook Ventus Prime 4
73.1%
92%
80.3%
Premium £127
91 V + 1
18. Kumho Ecsta PS71
79.8%
75.2%
68.3%
Upper-middle £127
91 Y + 2
19. BFGoodrich Advantage
63.7%
74.3%
77.6%
Upper-middle £140
95 W
20. Nokian Powerproof
82.2%
84.7%
77%
Upper-middle £135
91 Y + 1
21. Maxxis Premitra HP5
81.9%
84.3%
76.3%
Lowcost £110
95 W
22. Continental SportContact 5P
Premium £143
95 Y
23. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
81.2%
68.3%
Premium £149
91 Y + 1
24. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
64.3%
72.6%
78.2%
Upper-middle £113
95 W + 1
25. Uniroyal RainSport 5
87%
71.6%
83.6%
Upper-middle £104
95 Y
26. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
Premium £193
95 Y + 1
27. Firestone Roadhawk
73%
86.9%
74.1%
Upper-middle £96
95 Y
28. Toyo Proxes Comfort
65.5%
80.4%
84.5%
Upper-middle £104
95
29. Continental Ecocontact 6
62%
78.8%
85%
Premium £128
91 W + 4
30. Pirelli P ZERO
90.1%
92.2%
74.6%
Premium £150
91 W + 1
31. Semperit Speed-Life 3
83.4%
76.6%
83.6%
Lowcost £123
95 Y
32. Pirelli Cinturato P7
77.6%
86.3%
81.2%
Premium £136
91 V + 14
33. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
85.5%
Premium £112
91 W + 1
34. Debica Presto UHP2
82.6%
83.7%
Lowcost £133
95 Y + 1
35. Bridgestone Potenza S001
73%
83.9%
61.6%
Premium £165
91 W + 5
36. Pirelli Cinturato All Season Plus
68.5%
Premium £168
95 W + 1
37. Michelin Primacy 3! Newer model available: Michelin Primacy 4
69.6%
Premium £292
91 V + 3
38. Cooper Zeon CS8
80%
73.8%
80%
Upper-middle £137
0 Y
39. Uniroyal RainSport 3
58.4%
Upper-middle £128
95 Y + 1
40. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
Premium £129
95 V + 2
41. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3! Newer model available: Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
78.1%
85%
Premium £168
91 Y + 3
42. Kumho Ecsta PS91
64.3%
65.6%
Upper-middle £110
95 Y
43. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
84%
Upper-middle £136
95 W
44. Semperit Speed-Life 2! Newer model available: Semperit Speed-Life 3
65.9%
Lowcost £155
95 Y
45. Continental ContiSportContact 5
Premium £168
95 Y + 2
46. Continental SportContact 5! Newer model available: Continental SportContact 6
Premium £205
91 V + 7
47. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
77.4%
80.2%
87.7%
Premium £131
95 Y
48. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
72%
89.2%
59.1%
Upper-middle £225
95 W
49. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
61.7%
62.5%
Lowcost £88
95 Y
50. Nokian zLine
82.1%
Upper-middle £106
95 Y
51. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
90%
Premium £217
91 Y + 1
52. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
Premium £177
95 Y
53. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
Upper-middle £154
95 W
54. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
73.2%
Upper-middle £143
95 Y + 1
55. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
62.7%
70.3%
Lowcost £85
95 Y
56. Bridgestone Turanza T001
84%
Premium £126
91 V
57. Michelin Pilot Sport 3! Newer model available: Michelin Pilot Sport 4
Premium £218
91 V + 2
58. BFGoodrich G-Grip
Upper-middle £191
95 W
59. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2! Newer model available: Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2 Connect
Premium £162
95 Y
60. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
Lowcost £728
95 Y
61. Bridgestone Dueler H/P Sport
70.5%
Premium £161
91 V
62. Yokohama Bluearth Rv-02
Upper-middle £143
95 W
63. Giti Sport S1
65.8%
86.3%
Lowcost
64. Falken Azenis FK453
Upper-middle £88
95 Y
65. Dayton Touring 2
Lowcost

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