Summer tyre test 245/35 R19 - 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. Continental SportContact 6
exemplary (test winner)
2+
1-
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
£ 160
93 Y + 4
2. Hankook Ventus S1 Evo 2 K117
exemplary
2
2+
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
2
2+
Sport-dynamic handling, precise driving behavior and good feedback; Balanced wet performance, exemplary short wet and dry braking tracks, good ride comfort
High price
£ 221
93 Y
4. Falken Azenis FK510
good +
1-
2-
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
2-
3+
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
4
3-
Convincing resistance to aquaplaning, low price.
Unbalanced tire with dangerously long wet and dry braking, unbalanced wet behavior
#Name - Rating wet dry Positive features Neagative features Price

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 2
96% premium
2. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
92% premium £ 187 93 Y
3. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
91% upper-middle £ 157 93 Y + 2
4. Continental SportContact 5
90% premium £ 136 93 Y
5. Pirelli P ZERO
90% premium £ 190 93 Y + 1
6. Fulda SportControl 2
89% lowcost £ 151 93 Y
7. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
87% premium £ 186 93 Y
8. Nokian zLine
84% upper-middle
9. Continental SportContact 5P
80% premium £ 145 93 Y
10. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
80% premium £ 171 89 Y + 2
11. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
80% premium £ 267 93 Y + 2
12. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
80% premium £ 186 93 Y
13. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
78% upper-middle
14. Falken Azenis FK453
77% upper-middle £ 141 93 Y
15. Bridgestone Potenza S001
76% premium £ 182 93 Y
16. Kumho Ecsta PS91
75% upper-middle £ 144 93 Y
17. Sava Intensa UHP 2
68% lowcost
18. Uniroyal RainSport 3
58% upper-middle £ 120 93 Y
19. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
19% lowcost £ 91 93 Y
20. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
18% lowcost
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