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
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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
£207
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
£135
90 Y
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
£182
90 Y + 2
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
£131
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
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
£114
90 Y
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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. Continental SportContact 6
98% premium £182 90 Y + 2
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S
96% premium £207 90 Y + 1
3. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
96% premium £170 90 Y
4. Falken Azenis FK510
90% upper-middle £124 90 Y
5. Pirelli P ZERO
90% premium £219 90 Y
4
6. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX GT
80% premium £169 90 Y
7. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
78% upper-middle
8. Bridgestone Potenza S001
76% premium £131 90 Y
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