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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
£83
92 W + 2
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
Good +
2,0
1,9
2,9
2,0
1,9
£99
92 W + 3
3. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
Good +
2,3
1,7
3,1
2,0
1,9
£74
92 Y + 2
4. Maxxis Victra Sport 5
Good +
2,2
2,0
2,8
2,0
2,4
£86
92 Y
5. Nexen N fera Sport
Satisfactory
2,6
2,2
3,1
2,0
1,9
£81
92 Y
6. Sava Intensa UHP 2
Satisfactory
2,7
1,8
3,1
2,0
1,6
£82
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
£94
92 Y + 2
9. Bridgestone Potenza S001
Satisfactory
3,0
1,7
3,5
2,5
2,1
£101
88 Y + 7
10. Kumho Ecsta PS71
Satisfactory
2,3
2,4
3,3
3,0
2,0
£74
88 Y + 1
11. Nokian Powerproof
Satisfactory
2,4
2,4
2,8
3,0
2,0
£87
92 Y
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
£72
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 S1 evo2 K117, Bridgestone Turanza T005, 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 S
97% Premium
2. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6
91% Premium £95 92 Y
3. Bridgestone Potenza Sport
90% Premium £93 92 Y
4. Michelin Primacy 4
89% Premium £94 92 Y + 1
5. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £96 88 Y + 9
15
6. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £109 88 Y + 2
7. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £78 92 W + 7
8. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £72 92 W
9. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
88% Premium £72 92 W
10. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
87% Premium £95 92 W + 1
11. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% Premium £87 92 Y + 1
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12. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% Premium £72 92 Y
13. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
86% Premium £78 92 W + 2
14. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
86% Upper-middle £67 92 W + 1
15. Maxxis Premitra HP5
86% Lowcost £66 92 W
16. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% Premium £89 92 W + 2
17. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
84% Premium £92 88 Y + 1
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18. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle
19. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
84% Premium £64 92 Y
20. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
21. Fulda SportControl 2
83% Lowcost £101 92 Y + 1
22. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
81% Premium £100 92 Y + 5
23. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £118 92 W + 4
15
24. Semperit Speed-Life 3
81% Lowcost £72 92 Y
25. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost
26. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £105 88 V + 1
27. Toyo Proxes R888R
80% Upper-middle
28. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £90 92 W + 1
29. BFGoodrich Advantage
79% Upper-middle
8
30. Continental Ecocontact 6
78% Premium £84 92 Y + 2
31. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £86 92 W + 1
32. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
76% Premium £122 92 W + 4
33. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium
34. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
75% Premium £115 88 Y + 2
35. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
75% Premium £154 92 Y + 1
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36. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £72 92 Y + 3
37. Kumho Ecsta PS91
74% Upper-middle £89 92 Y
38. Toyo Proxes Sport A
74% Upper-middle £73 92
39. Uniroyal RainSport 5
70% Upper-middle £70 92 Y
40. Firestone Roadhawk
70% Upper-middle £68 92 Y
41. Cooper Zeon CS8
69% Upper-middle £69 0 W + 2
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42. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
43. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
67% Lowcost £64 92 Y
44. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
66% Lowcost £74 92 Y
45. Nankang Comfort ECO-2+
65% Lowcost £53 92
46. Toyo Proxes Comfort
65% Upper-middle £81 92
47. Giti Sport S1
64% Lowcost
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48. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
62% Upper-middle £82 92 W + 1
49. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
50. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £75 92 W
51. Laufenn S Fit EQ+ LK01
56% Lowcost
52. Debica Presto UHP2
56% Lowcost £70 92 Y + 1
53. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost
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54. Yokohama BLUEARTH-GT AE51
46% Upper-middle £72 92 W
55. Imperial EcoSport 2
40% Lowcost £46 92 Y
56. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £77 88 Y + 1
57. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
58. Toyo NanoEnergy 2
1% Upper-middle
59. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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