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245/40 R18 - Best summer tyres 2024 - market overview, tests, reviews

Today's discount (12.04):
Kumho Ecsta PS71 245/40 R18 97 Y 77%
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Best summer tyres in tests (2024)

1. Continental SportContact 7

/100%
Tested 6x in 2024, 9x in total.
Pluses:
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Short braking distance on wet roads
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Great handling on dry roads
Minuses:
    -
check the prices for Continental SportContact 7

2. Continental PremiumContact 7

/100%
Tested 15x in 2024, 15x in total.
Pluses:
  • Short braking distance on wet roads
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Great handling on dry roads
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
Minuses:
    -
check the prices for Continental PremiumContact 7

3. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6

/100%
Tested 8x in 2024, 11x 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

245/40 R18 tyre test

Best tyres in your size

245/40 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. Continental PremiumContact 7
94.5%
94.6%
82.5%
Premium £123
93 Y + 1
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 4! Newer model available: Michelin Pilot Sport 5
88.5%
88.1%
76.4%
Premium £137
93 Y + 4
3. Pirelli P ZERO lx.
Premium £132
97 Y
4. Pirelli P ZERO PZ4
85%
78.5%
76.5%
Premium £135
97 Y
5. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
85.6%
92.6%
94%
Premium £128
97 Y + 3
6. Bridgestone Potenza Sport
90.4%
89.6%
81.3%
Premium £136
97 Y
7. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5! Newer model available: Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6
91.6%
87.3%
81%
Premium £119
93 Y + 2
8. Bridgestone Turanza T005
82.3%
83%
79.6%
Premium £138
93 Y + 4
9. Michelin Primacy 4! Newer model available: Michelin Primacy 4+
79.3%
80.5%
76.7%
Premium £124
93 H + 1
10. Continental PremiumContact 6! Newer model available: Continental PremiumContact 7
84.2%
91.3%
85%
Premium £183
93 Y + 3
11. Bridgestone Turanza 6
72.5%
79.3%
85.3%
Premium £115
97 Y
12. Hankook Ventus Prime 4
76%
83.9%
72.3%
Premium £118
97
13. Continental Sportcontact 6! Newer model available: Continental SportContact 7
82.5%
90.9%
88.9%
Premium £132
97 Y
14. Fulda SportControl 2
77.8%
80.2%
75.1%
Lowcost £123
97 Y + 1
15. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
82.5%
82.3%
87.7%
Premium £110
97 Y
16. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
76.3%
78.6%
74.6%
Upper-middle £117
97 W
17. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance! Newer model available: Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
79.8%
83.5%
82.7%
Premium
18. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
82.9%
74.4%
70.7%
Premium £114
93 Y + 2
19. Falken Azenis FK510! Newer model available: Falken Azenis FK520
82.1%
75.4%
73.1%
Upper-middle
20. Maxxis Premitra HP5
79.6%
82.5%
78.3%
Lowcost £108
97 W
21. Pirelli Cinturato P7
75.2%
82.5%
77.7%
Premium £121
93 Y + 7
22. Kumho Ecsta PS71
77.8%
74.2%
76.8%
Upper-middle £123
93 Y + 2
23. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
80%
68.3%
80.1%
Premium £126
97 Y
24. BFGoodrich Advantage
65.4%
73%
75.4%
Upper-middle £140
93 Y + 1
25. Debica Presto UHP 2
62.1%
Lowcost £107
97 Y + 1
26. Continental SportContact 5P
Premium £119
97 Y
27. Sava Intensa UHP 2
82.4%
83.1%
73.7%
Lowcost £132
97 Y + 1
28. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125! Newer model available: Hankook Ventus Prime 4
74%
89.8%
79.3%
Premium
29. Firestone Roadhawk
76.2%
85%
75.7%
Upper-middle £111
97 Y
30. Uniroyal RainSport 5
85%
72.7%
76.3%
Upper-middle £100
97 Y
31. Nokian Powerproof
82.3%
85.6%
69.6%
Upper-middle £153
97 Y
32. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
Premium £114
97 Y
33. Semperit Speed-Life 3
77.8%
66.8%
74.5%
Lowcost £105
97 Y
34. Continental Ecocontact 6! Newer model available: Continental EcoContact 7
64.7%
75.2%
73.7%
Premium £120
97 Y
35. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
56%
82.6%
Premium
36. Pirelli P ZERO
87.5%
86.2%
77.3%
Premium £138
93 Y + 1
37. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
85.5%
Premium £106
93 W + 4
38. Bridgestone Potenza S001
82.1%
72.6%
83.9%
Premium £147
93 Y + 7
39. Cooper Zeon CS8
80%
73.8%
80%
Upper-middle £122
0 Y
40. Michelin Primacy 3! Newer model available: Michelin Primacy 4
69.6%
Premium £160
93 Y + 2
41. Uniroyal RainSport 3
58.4%
Upper-middle
42. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3! Newer model available: Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
78.1%
85%
Premium £123
93 Y + 3
43. Continental SportContact 5! Newer model available: Continental SportContact 6
Premium £117
93 Y + 5
44. Kumho Ecsta PS91
64.3%
65.6%
Upper-middle £101
97 Y
45. Toyo Proxes Sport A
69.7%
69.2%
73.9%
Upper-middle
46. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
84%
Upper-middle £141
97 W
47. Semperit Speed-Life 2! Newer model available: Semperit Speed-Life 3
65.9%
Lowcost
48. Vredestein Ultrac
85.8%
81.8%
81.9%
Premium £119
97 Y
49. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
61.7%
62.5%
Lowcost £87
97 Y
50. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
83.2%
80.1%
90%
Upper-middle
51. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
67.5%
75%
Lowcost
52. Nokian zLine
82.1%
Upper-middle
53. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
Premium £237
93 Y + 3
54. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
Upper-middle
55. Sava Intensa UHP! Newer model available: Sava Intensa UHP 2
Lowcost
56. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
73.2%
Upper-middle £152
97 Y + 1
57. Michelin Pilot Sport 3! Newer model available: Michelin Pilot Sport 4
Premium £147
93 Y + 2
58. BFGoodrich G-Grip
Upper-middle
59. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2! Newer model available: Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2 Connect
Premium £213
97 Y + 1
60. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
Lowcost £89
93 Y + 1
61. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
Premium
62. Falken Azenis FK453
Upper-middle

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