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
£158
93 Y + 7
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
£220
89 Y + 2
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
£94
93 W
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Positive features Neagative features Price
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 Fulda SportControl 2, Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2, 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.
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice
1. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
94% Premium £145 93 Y
2. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £203 93 Y
3. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £134 93 Y + 2
4. Pirelli P ZERO
88% Premium £177 93 Y + 1
5. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% Premium £187 93 Y
2
6. Fulda SportControl 2
86% Lowcost
7. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% Premium £150 93 Y
8. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
84% Premium £151 93 Y + 1
9. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
10. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle
11. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £136 93 Y + 1
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12. Kumho Ecsta PS71
79% Upper-middle £97 93 Y
13. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle
14. Falken Azenis FK453
78% Upper-middle £141 93 Y
15. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
76% Premium £155 93 Y
16. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost
17. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
75% Premium £177 89 Y + 2
12
18. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £153 93 Y
19. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
75% Premium £256 93 Y + 5
20. Continental SportContact 5P
75% Premium
21. Kumho Ecsta PS91
74% Upper-middle £110 93 Y
22. Firestone Roadhawk
69% Upper-middle £125 93 Y
23. Uniroyal RainSport 5
66% Upper-middle £121 93 Y
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24. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost
25. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £96 93 Y
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