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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
£86
92 W + 2
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
Good
2,0
1,9
2,9
2,0
1,9
£127
92 Y + 3
3. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
Good
2,3
1,7
3,1
2,0
1,9
£124
92 Y + 2
4. Maxxis Victra Sport 5
Good
2,2
2,0
2,8
2,0
2,4
£88
92 Y
5. Nexen N fera Sport
Satisfactory
2,6
2,2
3,1
2,0
1,9
£85
92 Y
6. Sava Intensa UHP 2
Satisfactory
2,7
1,8
3,1
2,0
1,6
£91
92 Y + 1
7. Vredestein Ultrac Vorti
Satisfactory
2,7
2,5
2,9
2,0
2,4
8. Falken Azenis FK510
Satisfactory
2,4
2,9
3,0
2,0
2,0
£146
92 Y + 2
9. Bridgestone Potenza S001
Satisfactory
3,0
1,7
3,5
2,5
2,1
£116
88 Y + 7
10. Kumho Ecsta PS71
Satisfactory
2,3
2,4
3,3
3,0
2,0
£95
88 Y + 2
11. Nokian Powerproof
Satisfactory
2,4
2,4
2,8
3,0
2,0
12. Pirelli P ZERO
Satisfactory
1,8
1,3
2,9
3,0
2,7
£122
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
£84
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 Michelin Primacy 4, Bridgestone Turanza T005, 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. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6
100% Premium £92 92 Y
2. Pirelli P ZERO PZ4
93% Premium £105 92 Y + 5
3. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
92% Premium £91 92 Y + 4
4. Bridgestone Potenza Sport
92% Premium £87 92 Y
5. Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S
91% Premium £152 92 Y
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6. Michelin Primacy 4
89% Premium £99 92 Y + 1
7. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £97 92 Y + 8
8. Fulda SportControl 2
84% Lowcost £108 92 Y + 1
9. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
81% Upper-middle £81 92 W + 1
10. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
79% Premium £83 92 W
11. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
79% Premium £82 92 Y
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12. Maxxis Premitra HP5
78% Lowcost
13. Pirelli Cinturato P7
78% Premium £106 92 Y + 2
14. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
77% Premium £110 92 Y + 5
15. BFGoodrich Advantage
76% Upper-middle £109 92 W + 1
16. Debica Presto UHP 2
75% Lowcost £84 92 Y + 1
17. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
72% Premium
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18. Toyo Proxes Comfort
72% Upper-middle £90 92
19. Uniroyal RainSport 5
72% Upper-middle £74 92 Y
20. Firestone Roadhawk
72% Upper-middle £88 92 Y
21. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
70% Premium £84 92 Y + 3
22. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
68% Upper-middle £84 92 W + 1
23. Nankang Comfort ECO-2+
65% Lowcost £70 92
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24. Semperit Speed-Life 3
65% Lowcost £78 92 Y
25. Continental Ecocontact 6
63% Premium £98 92 Y + 4
26. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
62% Premium
27. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
59% Premium £108 88 Y + 2
28. Cooper Zeon CS8
56% Upper-middle £100 0 Y + 2
29. Laufenn S Fit EQ+ LK01
52% Lowcost
3
30. Uniroyal RainSport 3
51% Upper-middle £101 92 W + 1
31. Toyo Proxes R888R
50% Upper-middle
32. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
50% Premium £101 88 V + 1
33. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
50% Premium £172 92 Y + 1
34. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
48% Premium £82 92 Y
35. Kumho Ecsta PS91
48% Upper-middle £81 92 Y
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36. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
46% Upper-middle £89 92 W
37. Toyo Proxes Sport A
46% Upper-middle
38. Semperit Speed-Life 2
45% Lowcost
39. Continental SportContact 5
44% Premium £109 88 Y + 9
40. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
41% Lowcost £66 92 Y
41. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
41% Upper-middle
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42. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
38% Lowcost
43. Nokian zLine
37% Upper-middle
44. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
35% Premium £107 88 Y + 1
45. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
35% Premium £118 88 Y + 2
46. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
35% Upper-middle £90 92 W
47. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
34% Upper-middle £127 92 Y + 1
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48. Bridgestone Turanza T001
32% Premium £105 92 W + 2
49. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
31% Premium
50. BFGoodrich G-Grip
28% Upper-middle
51. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
27% Premium £162 92 Y + 1
52. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
22% Premium
53. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
22% Lowcost
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54. Giti Sport S1
12% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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