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
£84
92 W + 1
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
good +
2,0
1,9
2,9
2,0
1,9
£89
92 W + 1
3. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
good +
2,3
1,7
3,1
2,0
1,9
£69
92 Y
4. Maxxis Victra Sport 5
good +
2,2
2,0
2,8
2,0
2,4
£120
92 Y
5. Nexen N fera Sport
satisfactory
2,6
2,2
3,1
2,0
1,9
£69
92 Y
6. Sava Intensa UHP 2
satisfactory
2,7
1,8
3,1
2,0
1,6
£69
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
£71
92 Y + 1
9. Bridgestone Potenza S001
satisfactory
3,0
1,7
3,5
2,5
2,1
£99
88 Y + 7
10. Kumho Ecsta PS71
satisfactory
2,3
2,4
3,3
3,0
2,0
£75
88 Y + 1
11. Nokian Powerproof
satisfactory
2,4
2,4
2,8
3,0
2,0
£64
92 Y
12. Pirelli P ZERO
satisfactory
1,8
1,3
2,9
3,0
2,7
£112
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
£74
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

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
100% premium £89 92 W + 1
2. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
96% premium £106 92 W + 1
3. Continental PremiumContact 6
96% premium £84 92 W + 1
4. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
96% premium £86 88 Y + 1
5. Toyo Proxes R888R
95% upper-middle £146 92 Y
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6. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
92% premium £95 92 Y + 1
7. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
92% upper-middle £67 92 W
8. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
91% upper-middle £81 88 Y + 2
9. Falken Azenis FK510
90% upper-middle £71 92 Y + 1
10. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
90% upper-middle £77 88 V + 1
11. Pirelli P ZERO
90% premium £112 88 Y + 3
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12. Continental SportContact 5
90% premium £93 88 Y + 9
13. Fulda SportControl 2
89% lowcost £81 92 Y + 1
14. Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance
89% premium £75 92 W
15. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
87% premium £79 92 Y
16. Bridgestone Turanza T005
87% premium £76 92 W + 5
17. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
87% upper-middle £65 92 W
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18. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% premium £77 92 W + 1
19. Firestone Roadhawk
85% upper-middle £61 92 Y
20. Nokian zLine
84% upper-middle
21. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
83% premium £78 92 W + 2
22. Michelin Primacy 4
82% premium £87 92 Y
23. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
81% premium £92 92 W + 3
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24. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
81% premium £100 92 Y
25. Semperit Speed-Life 2
81% lowcost £94 92 Y
26. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
80% premium £104 88 Y + 2
27. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
80% premium £196 92 Y
28. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
80% premium £78 92 Y + 2
29. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
79% upper-middle £80 92 W
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30. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
78% upper-middle £81 92 W + 1
31. Bridgestone Potenza S001
76% premium £99 88 Y + 7
32. Kumho Ecsta PS71
73% upper-middle £75 88 Y + 1
33. Sava Intensa UHP 2
68% lowcost £69 92 Y + 1
34. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
61% upper-middle £70 92 W + 1
35. Uniroyal RainSport 3
58% upper-middle £84 92 W + 1
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36. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
58% upper-middle £149 92 W
37. BFGoodrich G-Grip
24% upper-middle £89 92 Y
38. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
22% upper-middle £93 88 Y + 1
39. Dayton Touring 2
20% lowcost
40. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
19% lowcost £58 92 Y
41. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
18% lowcost
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42. Imperial EcoSport 2
14% lowcost
43. Kormoran Gamma B2
14% lowcost
44. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
10% upper-middle
45. Toyo NanoEnergy 2
5% upper-middle
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