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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
£96
98 Y
2. Kumho Ecsta PS71
Recommended
149
67
44
14
9
£102
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
£148
94 V + 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
£129
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 Bridgestone Turanza T005, Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125, Michelin Primacy 4.

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. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
94% Premium £133 98 Y + 1
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
94% Premium £149 98 Y + 2
3. Bridgestone Potenza Sport
91% Premium £142 98 Y
4. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £152 94 V + 5
5. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £110 98 Y
11
6. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £145 94 W + 2
7. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £100 94 V + 2
8. Michelin Primacy 4
88% Premium £159 98 W + 3
9. Nokian Powerproof
87% Upper-middle £107 98 Y
10. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
86% Premium £95 94 V + 2
11. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% Premium £131 98 Y + 1
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12. Fulda SportControl 2
86% Lowcost £142 98 Y + 1
13. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
85% Upper-middle £104 98 W
14. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
85% Upper-middle £99 98 Y
15. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
84% Premium £125 94 Y + 3
16. Semperit Speed-Life 3
84% Lowcost £114 98 Y
17. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £169 94 W + 2
3
18. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £96 94 V + 3
19. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle
20. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £107 94 W + 2
21. BFGoodrich Advantage
78% Upper-middle £166 98 W + 1
22. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle
23. Falken Azenis FK453
78% Upper-middle £115 98 Y
8
24. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost £88 98 Y + 1
25. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
76% Premium £142 98 Y
26. Continental Ecocontact 6
75% Premium £149 94 W + 1
27. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
75% Premium £176 94 Y
28. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX GT
75% Premium £114 94 Y
29. Cooper Zeon CS8
71% Upper-middle £107 0 Y
4
30. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
31. Firestone Roadhawk
69% Upper-middle £97 98 Y
32. Uniroyal RainSport 5
66% Upper-middle £109 98 Y
33. Giti Sport S1
64% Lowcost
34. Pirelli Cinturato All Season Plus
62% Premium £131 98 Y
35. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
62% Upper-middle £114 98 W + 1
13
36. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
37. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost
38. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
51% Lowcost £89 98 Y
39. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £94 98 Y
40. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £117 98 Y
41. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
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42. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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