Summer tyre test 265/60 R18 - Autobild 2018
- Winner: Continental SportContact 5 SUV
- Tested tyres: 8
Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
|1.||Continental SportContact 5 SUV||Exemplary|| |
Premium tire with exemplary characteristics on all surfaces. High precision control and short stopping distance on wet and dry.
Only average traction in mud.
| £143 |
|1.||Hankook Ventus ST RH06||Exemplary|| |
Summer tires with very good qualities when offroad, good safety margin in aquaplaning, short braking distance.
increased rolling resistance
| £116 |
|3.||Goodyear EfficientGrip SUV 4x4||Exemplary|| |
Premium tires with dynamic driving characteristics on wet and dry, stable cornering, precise steering behavior, a high comfort.
Only average in the mud
|4.||Pirelli Scorpion Verde||Satisfactory|| |
Excellent traction and handling on dry terrain, low rolling resistance.
Limited lateral guidance and weaker behavior in the wet.
| £138 |
|5.||Kumho Crugen HP91||Satisfactory|| |
Good traction on sand and mud, balanced performance on wet, low price.
Delayed reaction control, understeer on dry road.
| £110 |
|6.||Toyo Proxes T1 Sport SUV||Satisfactory|| |
Safe handling and stability, pleasant comfort, economical rolling resistance.
Worse handling during understeer and longer stopping distance on wet, increased noise
| £98 |
|7.||Apollo Apterra H/T2||Conditionally recommended|| |
Best resistance to aquaplaning, good comfort.
Weaker terrain characteristics, delayed steering response, understeer in the wet and dry handling, long stopping distance on wet.
|8.||Goodride SU318 H/T||Not recommended|| |
Good qualities when offroad, low price.
Clearly weaker on wet, wet handling unbalanced, dangerously long stopping distance on wet.
| £79 |
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Above you can see the results of the Autobild 2018 265/60 R18 SUV test performed by Autobild on a in 2018. This test was performed in 265/60 R18, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (265). Continental SportContact 5 SUV is the best of 8 tested tyres according to tested properties ( ). Other featured tyres include Hankook Ventus ST RH06, Goodyear EfficientGrip SUV 4x4, Pirelli Scorpion Verde; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Yokohama Geolandar A/T-S G012, BFGoodrich All Terrain T/A KO2, Yokohama Geolandar A/T G015.
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.
|1.||GoodYear Efficientgrip SUV||90%||Premium||£139 110 V + 2|
|2.||Michelin Pilot Sport 4 SUV||84%||Premium||£163 110 V|
|3.||Nokian Line SUV||83%||Upper-middle|
|4.||Nokian Wetproof SUV||75%||Upper-middle||£124 110 V|
|5.||GoodYear Wrangler AT Adventure||75%||Premium||£131 110 T + 3|
|6.||Yokohama Geolandar A/T-S G012||75%||Upper-middle|
|7.||BFGoodrich All Terrain T/A KO2||75%||Upper-middle||£170 119 S|
|8.||Yokohama Geolandar A/T G015||65%||Upper-middle||£137 110 H|
|9.||Bridgestone Dueler H/P Sport||58%||Premium||£149 110 H|
|10.||Michelin Latitude Tour HP||51%||Premium||£174 109 H + 1|