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Summer tyre test 225/40 R18 - ADAC 2020

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Noise
Wear
Fuel consumption
Price
1. Continental PremiumContact 6
Good +
1,7
2,4
3,6
2,0
2,1
£94
92 W + 1
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
Good +
2,0
1,9
2,9
2,0
1,9
£104
92 W + 3
3. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
Good +
2,3
1,7
3,1
2,0
1,9
£80
92 Y + 1
4. Maxxis Victra Sport 5
Good +
2,2
2,0
2,8
2,0
2,4
£108
92 Y
5. Nexen N fera Sport
Satisfactory
2,6
2,2
3,1
2,0
1,9
£82
92 Y
6. Sava Intensa UHP 2
Satisfactory
2,7
1,8
3,1
2,0
1,6
£92
92 Y + 1
7. Vredestein Ultrac Vorti
Satisfactory
2,7
2,5
2,9
2,0
2,4
£78
92 Y
8. Falken Azenis FK510
Satisfactory
2,4
2,9
3,0
2,0
2,0
£72
92 Y + 2
9. Bridgestone Potenza S001
Satisfactory
3,0
1,7
3,5
2,5
2,1
£112
88 Y + 7
10. Kumho Ecsta PS71
Satisfactory
2,3
2,4
3,3
3,0
2,0
£97
88 Y + 1
11. Nokian Powerproof
Satisfactory
2,4
2,4
2,8
3,0
2,0
£72
92 Y + 1
12. Pirelli P ZERO
Satisfactory
1,8
1,3
2,9
3,0
2,7
£121
88 Y + 3
13. Toyo Proxes T1 Sport
Satisfactory
2,8
2,0
2,9
3,0
2,0
14. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
Satisfactory
3,1
2,0
3,4
2,5
1,8
£79
92 Y + 1
15. Cooper Zeon CS Sport
Satisfactory
3,3
2,0
3,2
2,0
2,5
16. Rotalla SETULA S-PACE RU01
Sufficient
3,6
2,9
2,8
2,0
1,6
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Noise Wear Fuel consumption Price
Above you can see the results of the ADAC 2020 225/40 R18 test performed by ADAC on a Volkswagen Golf in 2020. This test was performed in 225/40 R18, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). Continental PremiumContact 6 is the best of 16 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Noise, Wear, Fuel consumption, ). Other featured tyres include Michelin Pilot Sport 4, GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5, Maxxis Victra Sport 5; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125, Michelin Primacy 4, Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance.

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 S
97% Premium £162 92 Y
2. Bridgestone Potenza Sport
91% Premium £89 92 Y
3. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £108 88 Y + 9
4. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £86 92 W + 6
5. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £100 88 Y + 2
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6. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £88 92 W
7. Michelin Primacy 4
88% Premium £100 92 Y + 1
8. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
88% Premium £84 92 W
9. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% Premium £91 92 Y + 1
10. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
87% Premium £106 92 W + 1
11. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% Premium £81 92 Y
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12. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
86% Premium £104 92 W + 2
13. Fulda SportControl 2
86% Lowcost £102 92 Y + 1
14. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% Premium £89 92 W + 2
15. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
85% Upper-middle £67 92 W
16. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
84% Premium £111 88 Y + 1
17. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
29
18. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
84% Premium £92 92 Y
19. Semperit Speed-Life 3
84% Lowcost £72 92 Y
20. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £69 92 W
21. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £101 92 W + 2
22. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £87 88 V + 1
23. Toyo Proxes R888R
80% Upper-middle
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24. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £90 92 W + 1
25. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost
26. BFGoodrich Advantage
78% Upper-middle £130 92 W + 1
27. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £94 92 W + 1
28. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium £100 92 Y
29. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
76% Premium £97 92 Y + 4
2
30. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
76% Premium £108 92 W + 4
31. Continental Ecocontact 6
75% Premium £93 92 Y + 2
32. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
75% Premium £199 92 Y + 1
33. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
75% Premium £118 88 Y + 2
34. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £88 92 Y + 3
35. Kumho Ecsta PS91
74% Upper-middle £95 92 Y
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36. Cooper Zeon CS8
71% Upper-middle £69 0 W + 1
37. Firestone Roadhawk
69% Upper-middle £88 92 Y
38. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
39. Uniroyal RainSport 5
66% Upper-middle £77 92 Y
40. Giti Sport S1
64% Lowcost
41. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
62% Upper-middle £79 92 W + 1
13
42. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
43. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £75 92 W
44. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost
45. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
51% Lowcost £74 92 Y
46. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £64 92 Y
47. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £77 88 Y + 1
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48. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
49. Toyo NanoEnergy 2
1% Upper-middle
50. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
51. Imperial EcoSport 2
1% Lowcost £46 92 Y
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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