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
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wet
dry
price
1. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
exemplary
2+
1-
£ 164
100 Y
2. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
exemplary
2+
2+
£ 186
96 W + 7
3. Vredestein Ultrac Vorti
exemplary
2+
2+
4. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
good
2+
2
£ 141
100 Y + 4
5. Hankook Ventus S1 Evo 2 K117
good
2
2+
6. Falken Azenis FK510
good
2
2
£ 122
100 Y + 1
7. Nokian zLine
good
2
2
8. Continental ContiSportContact 5
-
2-
2-
9. Firestone Firehawk SZ90µ
not recommended
4+
3+
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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.
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1. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
96% premium
2. Continental PremiumContact 6
96% premium £ 151 96 Y + 2
3. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
92% upper-middle
4. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
91% upper-middle £ 126 96 W + 4
5. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
90% upper-middle
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6. Continental SportContact 5
90% premium £ 155 96 W + 4
7. Pirelli P ZERO
90% premium £ 135 96 Y + 2
8. Michelin Primacy 3
89% premium £ 159 96 W + 6
9. Fulda SportControl 2
89% lowcost
10. Bridgestone Turanza T005
87% premium
11. Firestone Roadhawk
85% upper-middle
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12. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
83% premium £ 164 96 Y + 5
13. Michelin Primacy 4
82% premium
14. Semperit Speed-Life 2
81% lowcost
15. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
81% premium £ 161 100 W
16. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
81% premium
17. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX GT
80% premium £ 176 96 Y + 4
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18. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
79% upper-middle £ 124 100 W
19. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
78% upper-middle £ 132 100 Y
20. Falken Azenis FK453
77% upper-middle £ 145 96 Y
21. Bridgestone Potenza S001
76% premium £ 140 100 Y
22. Kumho Ecsta PS71
73% upper-middle £ 128 100 Y
23. Fulda SportControl
70% lowcost
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24. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
61% upper-middle
25. Uniroyal RainSport 3
58% upper-middle
26. BFGoodrich G-Grip
24% upper-middle
27. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
22% upper-middle
28. Dayton Touring 2
20% lowcost
29. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
19% lowcost
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30. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
18% lowcost
31. Kormoran Gamma B2
14% lowcost
32. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
10% upper-middle
33. Pirelli P ZERO lx.
1% premium £ 150 100 W + 2
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