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
£96
98 Y
2. Kumho Ecsta PS71
Recommended
149
67
44
14
9
£92
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
£124
94 Y + 4
6. Maxxis Premitra HP5
Recommended
142
57
45
16
7
£90
98 W
7. Pirelli P ZERO
Recommended
141
58
50
16
8
8. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
Recommended
139
59
45
17
8
£113
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
£102
98 Y
11. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
Recommended
134
57
43
15
8
#Name - Rating Points total Wet Dry Rolling resistance Noise Price
Above you can see the results of the ACE 2018 235/45 R18 test performed by ACE on a in 2018. This test was performed in 235/45 R18, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (235). Falken Azenis FK510 is the best of 11 tested tyres according to tested properties (Points total, Wet, Dry, Rolling resistance, Noise, ). Other featured tyres include Kumho Ecsta PS71, Nokian zLine, Hankook Ventus S1 Evo 2 K117; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125, Bridgestone Turanza T005, Pirelli P7 Cinturato.

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
93% Premium £149 98 Y + 2
2. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
93% Premium £105 98 Y + 1
3. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £141 94 W + 4
4. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £110 98 Y
5. Michelin Primacy 4
89% Premium £132 98 Y + 3
10
6. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £92 94 V + 2
7. Bridgestone Turanza T005
88% Premium £115 94 W + 2
8. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
87% Premium £95 94 W + 2
9. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% Premium £116 98 Y + 1
10. Fulda SportControl 2
86% Lowcost £107 98 Y + 1
11. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
84% Premium £124 94 Y + 3
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12. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £96 94 V + 3
13. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle
14. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £107 94 W + 2
15. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle
16. Falken Azenis FK453
78% Upper-middle £115 98 Y
17. Firestone Roadhawk
77% Upper-middle £97 98 Y
4
18. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
76% Premium £127 98 Y
19. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost
20. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
75% Premium £176 94 Y
21. Continental EcoContact 6
75% Premium £124 94 W + 1
22. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX GT
75% Premium £114 94 Y
23. Cooper Zeon CS8
72% Upper-middle £107 0 Y
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24. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
25. Giti Sport S1
64% Lowcost
26. Pirelli Cinturato All Season Plus
62% Premium £131 98 Y
27. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
62% Upper-middle £115 98 Y + 1
28. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
29. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost
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30. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost
31. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £97 98 Y
32. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
20% Lowcost £89 98 Y
33. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
34. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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