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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
£103
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
£156
94 Y + 5
6. Maxxis Premitra HP5
Recommended
142
57
45
16
7
£105
98 W
7. Pirelli P ZERO
Recommended
141
58
50
16
8
8. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
Recommended
139
59
45
17
8
£129
94 W + 2
9. Michelin Primacy 3
Recommended
136
57
45
17
8
10. Semperit Speed-Life 2
Recommended
135
55
39
20
8
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 Michelin Primacy 4, Michelin Pilot Sport 4, Fulda SportControl 2.

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. Pirelli P ZERO PZ4
93% Premium £182 94 Y + 2
2. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
92% Premium £154 94 W + 2
3. Bridgestone Potenza Sport
92% Premium £148 98 Y
4. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
90% Premium £156 98 Y + 1
5. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £139 94 W + 3
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6. Michelin Primacy 4
89% Premium £156 98 Y + 3
7. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
88% Premium £174 98 Y + 2
8. Fulda SportControl 2
84% Lowcost £154 98 Y + 1
9. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
81% Upper-middle £123 98 W
10. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
81% Premium £112 98 Y
11. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
79% Premium £145 98 Y + 1
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12. Pirelli Cinturato P7
78% Premium £147 94 W + 3
13. BFGoodrich Advantage
76% Upper-middle £149 98 Y + 1
14. Debica Presto UHP 2
75% Lowcost £108 98 Y + 1
15. Sava Intensa UHP 2
73% Lowcost £108 98 Y + 1
16. Toyo Proxes Comfort
72% Upper-middle £124 98
17. Firestone Roadhawk
72% Upper-middle £110 98 Y
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18. Uniroyal RainSport 5
72% Upper-middle £113 98 Y
19. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
72% Premium £133 94 V + 2
20. Nokian Powerproof
71% Upper-middle
21. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
68% Upper-middle £148 98 Y + 1
22. Michelin e.Primacy
66% Premium £173 98 Y + 1
23. Semperit Speed-Life 3
65% Lowcost £114 98 Y
11
24. Continental EcoContact 6
63% Premium £133 94 W + 2
25. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
59% Premium
26. Bridgestone Potenza S001
58% Premium £183 94 W + 2
27. Cooper Zeon CS8
56% Upper-middle £136 0 Y
28. Uniroyal RainSport 3
51% Upper-middle
29. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
50% Premium £158 94 V + 3
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30. Continental SportContact 5
49% Premium £150 94 W + 5
31. Toyo Proxes Sport A
46% Upper-middle £147 98
32. Kumho Ecsta HS51
45% Upper-middle £102 94 V + 1
33. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
41% Lowcost £108 98 Y
34. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
41% Upper-middle
35. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
38% Lowcost
11
36. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
35% Premium £139 94 Y + 3
37. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
35% Premium
38. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
34% Upper-middle
39. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
31% Premium
40. BFGoodrich G-Grip
28% Upper-middle
41. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
22% Lowcost
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42. Giti Sport S1
12% Lowcost
43. Falken Azenis FK453
10% Upper-middle
44. Matador Hectorra 5
3% Lowcost £107 98 Y
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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