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
£82
92 W + 1
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
Good +
2,0
1,9
2,9
2,0
1,9
£95
92 W + 3
3. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
Good +
2,3
1,7
3,1
2,0
1,9
£79
92 Y + 1
4. Maxxis Victra Sport 5
Good +
2,2
2,0
2,8
2,0
2,4
£97
92 Y
5. Nexen N fera Sport
Satisfactory
2,6
2,2
3,1
2,0
1,9
£63
92 Y
6. Sava Intensa UHP 2
Satisfactory
2,7
1,8
3,1
2,0
1,6
£62
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
£100
88 Y + 7
10. Kumho Ecsta PS71
Satisfactory
2,3
2,4
3,3
3,0
2,0
£72
88 Y + 1
11. Nokian Powerproof
Satisfactory
2,4
2,4
2,8
3,0
2,0
£70
92 Y
12. Pirelli P ZERO
Satisfactory
1,8
1,3
2,9
3,0
2,7
£119
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
£73
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 Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance, Pirelli P7 Cinturato, Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue.

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. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £73 88 Y + 2
2. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £95 88 Y + 9
3. Michelin Primacy 4
89% Premium £90 92 Y
4. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £70 92 W
5. Bridgestone Turanza T005
88% Premium £77 92 W + 5
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6. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
88% Premium £71 92 W
7. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
87% Premium £80 92 W + 2
8. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
87% Premium £106 92 W + 1
9. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% Premium £95 92 Y + 1
10. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% Premium £72 92 Y
11. Fulda SportControl 2
86% Lowcost £75 92 Y + 1
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12. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% Premium £81 92 W + 2
13. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £64 92 W
14. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
84% Premium £91 88 Y + 1
15. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £80 92 W
16. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
17. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £75 88 V + 1
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18. Toyo Proxes R888R
80% Upper-middle £156 92 Y
19. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost
20. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £80 92 W + 1
21. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £84 92 W + 1
22. Firestone Roadhawk
77% Upper-middle £66 92 Y
23. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium £100 92 Y
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24. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
76% Premium £96 92 W + 4
25. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
75% Premium £199 92 Y + 1
26. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £72 92 Y + 3
27. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
75% Premium £95 92 Y + 3
28. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
75% Premium £109 88 Y + 2
29. Continental EcoContact 6
75% Premium £83 92 Y + 2
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30. Kumho Ecsta PS91
74% Upper-middle £83 92 Y
31. Cooper Zeon CS8
72% Upper-middle £72 0 W + 1
32. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
33. Giti Sport S1
64% Lowcost
34. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
62% Upper-middle £80 92 W + 1
35. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle £89 92 Y
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36. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £74 92 W
37. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost
38. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £58 92 Y
39. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £69 88 Y + 1
40. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
41. Toyo NanoEnergy 2
1% Upper-middle
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42. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
43. Imperial EcoSport 2
1% Lowcost £47 92 Y
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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