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
£81
92 W + 1
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
Good +
2,0
1,9
2,9
2,0
1,9
£105
92 Y + 3
3. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
Good +
2,3
1,7
3,1
2,0
1,9
£71
92 Y + 1
4. Maxxis Victra Sport 5
Good +
2,2
2,0
2,8
2,0
2,4
£68
92 Y
5. Nexen N fera Sport
Satisfactory
2,6
2,2
3,1
2,0
1,9
£61
92 Y
6. Sava Intensa UHP 2
Satisfactory
2,7
1,8
3,1
2,0
1,6
£88
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
£99
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
£62
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
£68
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, Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3, 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. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £78 92 Y + 6
2. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £79 88 Y + 2
3. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £95 88 Y + 9
4. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £70 92 W
5. Michelin Primacy 4
88% Premium £87 92 Y + 1
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6. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
88% Premium £71 92 W
7. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% Premium £95 92 Y + 1
8. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
87% Premium £106 92 W + 1
9. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
86% Premium £78 92 Y + 2
10. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% Premium £89 92 W + 2
11. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% Premium £72 92 Y
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12. Fulda SportControl 2
86% Lowcost £79 92 Y + 1
13. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
85% Upper-middle £67 92 W
14. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
15. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
84% Premium £92 88 Y + 1
16. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £66 92 W
17. Semperit Speed-Life 3
84% Lowcost £72 92 Y
20
18. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £82 92 Y + 2
19. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £76 88 V + 1
20. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost
21. Toyo Proxes R888R
80% Upper-middle £190 92 Y
22. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £102 92 Y + 1
23. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £80 92 W + 1
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24. BFGoodrich Advantage
78% Upper-middle £106 92 W + 1
25. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium £100 92 Y
26. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
76% Premium £88 92 Y + 3
27. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
76% Premium £119 92 Y + 4
28. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
75% Premium £199 92 Y + 1
29. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £72 92 Y + 3
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30. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
75% Premium £115 88 Y + 2
31. Continental EcoContact 6
75% Premium £81 92 Y + 2
32. Kumho Ecsta PS91
74% Upper-middle £95 92 Y
33. Cooper Zeon CS8
71% Upper-middle £65 0 Y + 1
34. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
35. Firestone Roadhawk
69% Upper-middle £68 92 Y
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36. Uniroyal RainSport 5
66% Upper-middle £70 92 Y
37. Giti Sport S1
64% Lowcost
38. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
62% Upper-middle £78 92 W + 1
39. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
40. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £65 92 W
41. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost
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42. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £58 92 Y
43. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £77 88 Y + 1
44. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
45. Imperial EcoSport 2
1% Lowcost £46 92 Y
46. Toyo NanoEnergy 2
1% Upper-middle
47. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
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