summer tyre test 235/45 R18 - ACE 2018

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#namerating
points total
wet
dry
rolling resistance
noise
price
1. Falken Azenis FK510
recommended
150
66
46
16
9
2. Kumho Ecsta PS71
recommended
149
67
44
14
9
£84
98 Y
3. Nokian zLine
recommended
149
63
47
18
7
4. Hankook Ventus S1 Evo 2 K117
recommended
146
65
46
15
9
5. Continental PremiumContact 6
recommended
145
63
48
18
7
£127
94 Y + 3
6. Maxxis Premitra HP5
recommended
142
57
45
16
7
£77
98 W
7. Pirelli P ZERO
recommended
141
58
50
16
8
8. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
recommended
139
59
45
17
8
£108
94 W + 1
9. Michelin Primacy 3
recommended
136
57
45
17
8
£150
98 W + 1
10. Semperit Speed-Life 2
recommended
135
55
39
20
8
£101
98 Y
11. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
recommended
134
57
43
15
8
#name - rating points total wet dry rolling resistance noise price

same size tyres not featured in the test

tests usually don't cover the whole market - here is our selection what not to miss when shopping for tyres in this size.
#nameour ratingsegmentprice
1. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
100% premium £137 98 Y + 2
2. Continental PremiumContact 6
96% premium £127 94 Y + 3
3. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
96% premium £124 94 Y + 1
4. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
92% upper-middle £76 94 V + 2
5. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
92% premium £108 94 W + 1
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6. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
91% upper-middle £103 98 Y
7. Continental SportContact 5
90% premium £107 94 V + 4
8. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
90% upper-middle £91 94 V + 3
9. Fulda SportControl 2
89% lowcost £132 98 Y + 1
10. Michelin Primacy 3
89% premium £150 98 W + 1
11. Firestone Roadhawk
85% upper-middle £94 98 Y
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12. Nokian zLine
84% upper-middle
13. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
83% premium £91 94 V + 2
14. Michelin Primacy 4
82% premium £140 98 W + 3
15. Semperit Speed-Life 2
81% lowcost £101 98 Y
16. Maxxis Premitra HP5
81% lowcost £77 98 W
17. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
81% premium £138 98 Y
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18. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
80% premium £167 94 Y
19. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX GT
80% premium £107 94 Y
20. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
78% upper-middle £113 98 Y
21. Bridgestone Potenza S001
76% premium £107 94 W + 2
22. Kumho Ecsta PS71
73% upper-middle £84 98 Y
23. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
61% upper-middle £106 98 W + 1
25
24. Uniroyal RainSport 3
58% upper-middle £105 98 Y
25. BFGoodrich G-Grip
24% upper-middle £313 98 Y
26. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
22% upper-middle £92 98 Y
27. Dayton Touring 2
20% lowcost
28. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
19% lowcost £80 98 Y
29. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
18% lowcost
7
30. Kormoran Gamma B2
14% lowcost
31. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
10% upper-middle
#nameour ratingsegmentprice

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