Summer tyre test 245/45 R18 - Autobild 2017

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Price
1. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
Exemplary
2+
1-
£144
100 Y + 1
2. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
Exemplary
2+
2+
£110
96 W + 9
3. Vredestein Ultrac Vorti
Exemplary
2+
2+
£108
100 Y
4. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
Good
2+
2
£111
100 Y + 5
5. Hankook Ventus S1 Evo 2 K117
Good
2
2+
6. Falken Azenis FK510
Good
2
2
£96
100 Y + 1
7. Nokian zLine
Good
2
2
8. Continental ContiSportContact 5
-
2-
2-
£153
100 Y + 2
9. Firestone Firehawk SZ90µ
Not recommended
4+
3+
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Price
Above you can see the results of the Autobild 2017 245/45 R18 2017 test performed by Autobild on a in 2017. This test was performed in 245/45 R18, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (245). Michelin Pilot Sport 4 is the best of 9 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, ). Other featured tyres include Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3, Vredestein Ultrac Vorti, Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Michelin Primacy 4, Pirelli P ZERO, 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. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
94% Premium £105 100 Y + 1
2. Continental PremiumContact 6
91% Premium £116 96 Y + 2
3. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £121 96 W + 5
4. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £129 96 W + 4
5. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £100 96 W + 4
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6. Michelin Primacy 4
88% Premium £148 96 W + 4
7. Pirelli P ZERO
88% Premium £131 96 Y + 2
8. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £100 96 W + 1
9. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £135 96 W + 6
10. Fulda SportControl 2
86% Lowcost
11. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
86% Premium £136 96 Y + 5
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12. Pirelli P ZERO lx.
84% Premium £109 100 W + 4
13. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
84% Premium £135 100 W + 2
14. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £124 100 W
15. Semperit Speed-Life 3
84% Lowcost £92 100 Y
16. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £128 96 W + 3
17. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle
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18. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost £89 100 Y
19. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £132 100 Y
20. Kumho Ecsta PS71
79% Upper-middle £111 96 Y + 1
21. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £140 100 Y
22. Falken Azenis FK453
78% Upper-middle £145 96 Y
23. BFGoodrich Advantage
78% Upper-middle
10
24. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £95 96 Y + 1
25. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium
26. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost
27. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
76% Premium £116 100 Y
28. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
76% Premium £161 100 W
29. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX GT
75% Premium £141 96 Y + 4
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30. Continental EcoContact 6
75% Premium £138 96 W + 3
31. Kumho Ecsta PS91
74% Upper-middle £128 100 Y + 1
32. Cooper Zeon CS8
71% Upper-middle £92 0 Y
33. Firestone Roadhawk
69% Upper-middle £96 100 Y
34. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
35. Uniroyal RainSport 5
66% Upper-middle £99 100 Y
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36. Fulda SportControl
65% Lowcost
37. Giti Sport S1
64% Lowcost
38. Pirelli Cinturato All Season Plus
62% Premium £126 100 Y
39. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
62% Upper-middle
40. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
41. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost £92 96 Y + 1
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42. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £77 100 Y
43. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £106 100 Y
44. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
45. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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