Summer tyre test 245/35 R19 - Autobild 2018
- Winner: Continental SportContact 6
- Tested tyres: 6
Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
|1.||Continental SportContact 6||Exemplary (test winner)|| || || |
The sporty-universal tire achieves the best performance and greatly tranfers power to the road. It is characterized by precise steering and sporty dynamic handling on both wet and dry.
Average rolling resistance
| £158 |
93 Y + 7
|2.||Hankook Ventus S1 Evo 2 K117||Exemplary|| || || |
Korean premium tire with exemplary driving characteristics, precise steering response and good feedback, short dry and wet braking distance, low rolling resistance, very good price / performance ratio
Slightly higher noise level
|2.||Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S||Exemplary|| || || |
Sport-dynamic handling, precise driving behavior and good feedback; Balanced wet performance, exemplary short wet and dry braking tracks, good ride comfort
| £220 |
89 Y + 2
|4.||Falken Azenis FK510||Good +|| || || |
Premium sporty tyre with dynamic wet driving characteristics, short braking distance on both dry and wet roads, low price.
Moderate lack of adhesion on dry, lower comfort.
|5.||Toyo Proxes T1 Sport||Recommended|| || || |
Good safety reserves in aquaplaning, quiet rolling, low price
Moderate lack of grip and understeer on wet and dry, delayed steering response and longer braking distance.
|6.||Nankang Noble Sport NS-20||Not recommended|| || || |
Convincing resistance to aquaplaning, low price.
Unbalanced tire with dangerously long wet and dry braking, unbalanced wet behavior
| £85 |
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Above you can see the results of the Autobild 2018 245/35 R19 test performed by Autobild on a in 2018. This test was performed in 245/35 R19, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (245). Continental SportContact 6 is the best of 6 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, ). Other featured tyres include Hankook Ventus S1 Evo 2 K117, Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S, Falken Azenis FK510; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2, Fulda SportControl 2, Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2.
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.