Summer tyre test 225/45 R17 - Autobild 2019

Results

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
wet
dry
running costs
Price
1. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
exemplary
1
1
1-
£ 108
91 V + 5
2. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
exemplary
1-
2+
1
£ 63
94 Y + 1
3. Falken Azenis FK510
exemplary
1-
2+
2
£ 78
94 Y
4. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
exemplary
2+
1-
2
£ 63
94 Y
5. Continental PremiumContact 6
exemplary
2
2
1
£ 101
91 V + 2
6. Fulda SportControl 2
exemplary
2
2+
2
£ 61
91 Y + 1
7. Nokian WetProof
good +
2+
2+
2
£ 68
94 W
8. Pirelli P ZERO
good +
1-
2+
3+
£ 98
94 Y
9. Sava Intensa UHP 2
good +
2-
2+
1-
10. Apollo Aspire XP
good +
2
2
2+
11. Bridgestone Turanza T005
good +
2+
2-
2+
£ 73
91 V + 5
12. Vredestein Ultrac Vorti
good +
2
2+
2-
13. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
good +
2-
2+
2
£ 89
94 W + 2
14. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
satisfactory
2-
2+
2
£ 78
94 W
15. Toyo Proxes T1 Sport
satisfactory
2+
2-
3
16. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
satisfactory
3+
2
2
£ 62
94 V + 4
17. Maxxis Premitra HP5
satisfactory
2-
2-
2
£ 54
91 W
18. Firestone Roadhawk
satisfactory
3+
2-
2-
£ 87
94 W + 1
19. Kenda KR41 Emera A1
satisfactory
2+
2
3
20. Kumho Ecsta PS71
satisfactory
2
2-
3-
£ 81
94 Y
#Name - Rating wet dry running costs Price
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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.
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice
1. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
96% premium £ 88 91 V + 2
2. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
92% upper-middle £ 60 94 V + 3
3. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
92% premium £ 82 91 Y + 3
4. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
91% upper-middle £ 60 91 V + 3
5. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
90% upper-middle £ 59 91 V + 2
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6. Continental SportContact 5
90% premium £ 92 91 V + 6
7. Dunlop SP Sport-Bluresponse
89% premium £ 87 94 W
8. Michelin Primacy 3
89% premium £ 124 91 V + 7
9. Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance
89% premium £ 73 91 V + 2
10. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
87% upper-middle £ 62 94 W
11. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% premium £ 84 91 V + 3
8
12. Nokian zLine
84% upper-middle £ 67 91 W + 1
13. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
83% premium £ 63 91 V + 12
14. Michelin Primacy 4
82% premium £ 100 94 V + 4
15. Semperit Speed-Life 2
81% lowcost £ 69 94 V + 2
16. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
81% premium £ 91 94 W + 2
17. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
80% premium £ 143 94 Y
2
18. Sava Intensa UHP
80% lowcost
19. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
80% premium £ 82 91 W + 4
20. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
79% upper-middle £ 72 94 W + 1
21. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
78% upper-middle £ 97 91 W + 1
22. Bridgestone Potenza S001
76% premium £ 104 91 W + 6
23. Nokian Line
76% upper-middle
23
24. Uniroyal RainSport 3
58% upper-middle £ 67 94 V + 4
25. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
45% premium £ 98 91 W + 3
26. Kumho Ecsta HS51
29% upper-middle £ 53 91 W + 1
27. BFGoodrich G-Grip
24% upper-middle
28. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
22% upper-middle £ 96 91 W + 3
29. Dayton Touring 2
20% lowcost
4
30. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
19% lowcost £ 55 94 Y + 1
31. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
18% lowcost
32. Kormoran Gamma B2
14% lowcost
33. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
10% upper-middle £ 65 94 V + 3
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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