Summer tyre test 225/45 R17 - ADAC 2016

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Wear
Comfort
Fuel consumption
Price
1. Continental ContiSportContact 5
Good +
1,9
1,2
2,0
3,3
2,1
£98
91 V + 3
2. Esa-Tecar Spirit 5 UHP
Good +
2,5
1,7
2,3
3,1
1,3
3. Pirelli P ZERO
Good +
2,0
1,9
2,3
3,1
2,1
£94
91 W + 1
4. Vredestein Ultrac Vorti
Good +
2,5
1,3
2,3
3,1
2,5
£63
94 Y
5. Hankook Ventus S1 Evo 2 K117
Satisfactory
2,6
1,8
2,3
3,3
1,9
6. Sava Intensa UHP
Satisfactory
2,6
2,2
0,8
3,0
2,4
7. Nokian zLine
Satisfactory
2,7
2,2
2,3
3,5
2,0
8. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
Satisfactory
2,7
1,2
1,5
3,5
2,7
£67
91 W + 1
9. Uniroyal Rainsport 3
Satisfactory
2,5
2,8
2,5
3,5
1,7
£61
91 V + 4
10. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
Satisfactory
2,3
1,3
2,8
3,0
2,2
11. Toyo Proxes T1 Sport
Satisfactory
2,9
1,6
2,8
3,3
2,4
12. Firestone Firehawk SZ90µ
Satisfactory
3,0
2,2
2,0
3,8
2,2
13. Fulda SportControl
Satisfactory
3,0
2,9
1,3
3,0
1,8
14. Semperit Speed-Life 2
Satisfactory
3,0
2,5
1,8
3,4
1,6
£121
91 Y + 2
15. GT Radial Champiro HPY
Satisfactory
3,2
1,5
2,8
3,2
2,0
16. Maxxis VS-01 Victra Sport Zer
Sufficient
3,8
1,6
2,3
3,4
2,0
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Wear Comfort Fuel consumption Price
Above you can see the results of the ADAC 2016 225/45 R17 test performed by ADAC on a in 2016. This test was performed in 225/45 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). Continental ContiSportContact 5 is the best of 16 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Wear, Comfort, Fuel consumption, ). Other featured tyres include Esa-Tecar Spirit 5 UHP, Pirelli P ZERO, Vredestein Ultrac Vorti; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Michelin Primacy 4, Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance, Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125.

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 £86 91 V + 5
2. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
93% Premium £70 91 Y + 3
3. Continental PremiumContact 6
92% Premium £74 91 V + 3
4. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £64 91 V + 3
5. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £74 91 V + 6
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6. Michelin Primacy 4
89% Premium £85 91 V + 9
7. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
88% Premium £82 91 V + 2
8. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £63 91 Y + 3
9. Dunlop SP Sport-Bluresponse
88% Premium £66 94 W
10. Bridgestone Turanza T005
88% Premium £71 91 V + 9
11. Falken Azenis FK510
88% Upper-middle £61 94 Y + 1
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12. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £98 91 V + 7
13. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
87% Premium £78 91 V + 2
14. Pirelli Cinturato P7
87% Premium £70 91 V + 3
15. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
87% Premium £68 91 V + 14
16. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% Premium £72 91 W + 5
17. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% Premium £74 91 V + 10
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18. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% Premium £71 91 Y + 4
19. Fulda SportControl 2
86% Lowcost £62 91 Y + 3
20. Maxxis Premitra HP5
86% Lowcost £60 91 W
21. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £69 91 W + 1
22. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £60 94 W
23. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £72 91 V + 2
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24. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £84 91 W + 9
25. Kumho Ecsta PS71
78% Upper-middle £69 91 W + 3
26. Firestone Roadhawk
77% Upper-middle £59 91 Y + 1
27. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost £57 91 Y + 3
28. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium £91 91 W + 2
29. Nokian Line
76% Upper-middle
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30. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
75% Premium £65 91 W + 1
31. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
75% Premium £110 94 Y + 1
32. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £74 91 W + 5
33. Continental EcoContact 6
75% Premium £72 91 V + 1
34. Cooper Zeon CS8
72% Upper-middle £59 0 W + 2
35. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle £70 91 V + 4
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36. Giti Synergy E1
66% Lowcost
37. Giti Sport S1
64% Lowcost
38. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
62% Upper-middle £64 91 W + 4
39. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
40. Kumho Ecsta HS51
57% Upper-middle £64 91 W + 1
41. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £72 94 W
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42. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost
43. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
40% Premium £82 91 W + 4
44. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £52 91 Y + 1
45. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £96 91 W + 3
46. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
47. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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