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Summer tyre test 225/45 R17 - ACE 2024

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. Continental PremiumContact 7
Highly recommended
214
71
123
15
5
£83
91 Y + 4
2. Vredestein Ultrac
Highly recommended
211
71
120
15
5
£71
0
3. Michelin Primacy 4+
Highly recommended
204
65
116
17
6
£93
91 V + 4
4. Pirelli Cinturato P7
Highly recommended
202
64
115
17
6
£96
91 Y + 18
5. GoodYear Efficient Grip Performance 2
Recommended
194
60
110
17
7
£83
91 W + 1
6. Bridgestone Turanza 6
Recommended
194
61
110
18
5
£81
91 Y + 4
7. Maxxis Victra Sport 5
Recommended
190
60
111
13
6
£72
94 Y
8. Milestone Green Sport GS05
Conditionally recommended
175
54
100
14
7
9. Berlin Tires Summer HP 1
Conditionally recommended
163
47
92
16
8
10. Austone Athena SP-701
Not recommended
158
47
92
13
6
#Name - Rating Points total Wet Dry Rolling resistance Noise Price
Above you can see the results of the ACE 2024 225/45 R17 test performed by ACE on a Opel Astra in 2024. This test was performed in 225/45 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). Continental PremiumContact 7 is the best of 10 tested tyres according to tested properties (Points total, Wet, Dry, Rolling resistance, Noise, ). Other featured tyres include Vredestein Ultrac, Michelin Primacy 4+, Pirelli Cinturato P7; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Continental PremiumContact 6, Hankook Ventus Prime 4, Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5.

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. Bridgestone Potenza Sport
92% Premium £85 94 Y
2. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
92% Premium £86 91 Y + 5
3. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £86 91 V + 15
4. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
88% Premium £112 91 W + 5
5. Pirelli P ZERO PZ4
88% Premium £123 94 Y
29
6. Continental PremiumContact 6
87% Premium £102 91 W + 4
7. Hankook Ventus Prime 4
85% Premium £88 91 + 1
8. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
85% Premium £123 91 Y + 4
9. Fulda SportControl 2
84% Lowcost £94 91 Y + 3
10. Michelin Primacy 4
84% Premium £119 91 Y + 9
11. Nokian Wetproof
83% Upper-middle
59
12. Dunlop Sport BluResponse
83% Premium £84 94 W
13. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
81% Upper-middle £103 91 W + 1
14. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
81% Premium £79 94 Y
15. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
79% Premium £78 91 Y + 4
16. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
79% Premium £127 91 W + 2
17. Maxxis Premitra HP5
78% Lowcost £66 91 W + 1
46
18. BFGoodrich Advantage
76% Upper-middle £103 91 Y + 3
19. Debica Presto UHP 2
75% Lowcost £81 91 Y + 3
20. Falken Azenis FK510
74% Upper-middle
21. Sava Intensa UHP 2
73% Lowcost £76 91 Y + 3
22. Kumho Ecsta PS71
72% Upper-middle £64 91 Y + 6
23. Toyo Proxes Comfort
72% Upper-middle £72 94
30
24. Firestone Roadhawk
72% Upper-middle £82 91 Y + 2
25. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
72% Premium
26. Uniroyal RainSport 5
72% Upper-middle £69 91 Y + 1
27. Nokian Powerproof
71% Upper-middle £112 91 Y + 3
28. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
70% Premium £118 91 Y + 6
29. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
68% Upper-middle £105 91 W + 4
18
30. Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 Connect
67% Premium £141 94 Y
31. Michelin e.Primacy
66% Premium £123 91 W + 3
32. Nankang Comfort ECO-2+
65% Lowcost £79 94 + 1
33. Semperit Speed-Life 3
65% Lowcost £73 91 Y + 1
34. Kumho Ecowing ES31
65% Upper-middle £84 91 W
35. Continental Ecocontact 6
63% Premium £117 91 V + 2
18
36. Sailun Atrezzo ZSR 2
62% Lowcost
37. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
62% Premium
38. Pirelli P Zero
61% Premium
39. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
59% Premium £141 91 W + 3
40. Bridgestone Potenza S001
58% Premium £100 91 W + 9
41. Cooper Zeon CS8
56% Upper-middle £95 0 W + 6
50
42. Michelin Primacy 3
54% Premium £117 91 Y + 7
43. Uniroyal RainSport 3
51% Upper-middle £87 91 W + 4
44. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
50% Premium £81 91 Y + 5
45. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
50% Premium £106 91 V + 2
46. Toyo Proxes Sport A
46% Upper-middle £91 94
47. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
46% Upper-middle £91 94 W
58
48. Semperit Speed-Life 2
45% Lowcost
49. Kumho Ecsta HS51
45% Upper-middle
50. Giti Synergy E1
44% Lowcost
51. Continental SportContact 5
44% Premium £96 91 W + 6
52. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
43% Premium
53. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
41% Upper-middle
42
54. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
41% Lowcost £59 91 Y + 1
55. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
38% Lowcost
56. Nokian zLine
37% Upper-middle
57. Nokian Line
35% Upper-middle
58. Sava Intensa UHP
35% Lowcost
59. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
35% Upper-middle
54
60. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
34% Upper-middle £97 91 W + 1
61. Bridgestone Turanza T001
32% Premium £100 91 W + 10
62. BFGoodrich G-Grip
28% Upper-middle
63. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
27% Premium
64. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
22% Lowcost
65. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
22% Premium
41
66. Giti Sport S1
12% Lowcost
67. Matador Hectorra 5
3% Lowcost £79 94 Y
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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