Summer tyre test 245/30 R20 - Autobild 2018

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Positive features
Neagative features
Price
1. Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S
Exemplary
1-
2+
Test winner with exemplary handling on both wet and dry, sporty steering precision with good feedback, stable in corners, short braking distance on wet and dry.
average comfort, high price
£208
90 Y + 1
2. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymetric 2
Exemplary
2+
2
Sporty tires with convincing performance, balanced, sporty handling with stable side guidance and precise control, short braking distances on both wet and dry, pleasant comfort
Average grip on dry
2. Hankook Ventus S1-evo
Exemplary
2
2+
Balanced tread pattern with a convincing sports handling on both wet and dry, sporty dynamic steering response, braking performance under all conditions, good price / performance ratio
average aquaplaning
2. Vredestein Ultrac Vorti R
Exemplary
2
2+
New summer profile with a sporty dynamic handling characteristics on wet and dry roads, precise steering response and good feedback, short braking distances on dry, quiet rolling
Only average aquaplaning
5. Continental SportContact 6
Exemplary
2
2
Top sports tire with a stable side guidance and safe driving characteristics on wet and dry, short braking distance on dry, low noise
average comfort and a higher rolling resistance
£186
90 Y + 3
6. Bridgestone Potenza S001
Satisfactory
3+
2
Premium tire with balanced performance on dry, direct reaction to steering and good braking on dry
worse traction on wet, understeer, delayed response to steering wheel and a longer braking distance on wet
£144
90 Y
7. Kumho Ecsta PS71
Conditionally recommended
3
2-
Good safety reserves in aquaplaning, short braking distances on dry, low price
and understeer weaker grip on wet and dry, reaction delay control and longer stopping distance on wet
£113
90 Y
8. Nankang Noble Sport NS-20
Not recommended
4
3+
Quiet, good price
China s handling unbalanced and dangerously long braking distances on wet roads, slow steering response, long stopping distance on dry road
£79
90 Y
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Positive features Neagative features Price
Above you can see the results of the Autobild 2018 245/30 R20 test performed by Autobild on a in 2018. This test was performed in 245/30 R20, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (245). Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S is the best of 8 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, ). Other featured tyres include Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymetric 2, Hankook Ventus S1-evo, Vredestein Ultrac Vorti R; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Dunlop SP Sport MAXX GT, , .

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. Falken Azenis FK510
88% Upper-middle £126 90 Y
2. Pirelli P ZERO
88% Premium £217 90 Y
3. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
84% Premium £174 90 Y
4. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle
5. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
75% Premium £224 90 Y + 3
2
6. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX GT
75% Premium £176 90 Y
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice
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