Summer tyre test 225/45 R17 - Autobild 2019

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-
£83
91 V + 5
2. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
Exemplary
1-
2+
1
£66
91 Y + 3
3. Falken Azenis FK510
Exemplary
1-
2+
2
£70
94 Y + 1
4. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
Exemplary
2+
1-
2
£66
94 Y
5. Continental PremiumContact 6
Exemplary
2
2
1
£75
91 V + 3
6. Fulda SportControl 2
Exemplary
2
2+
2
£59
91 Y + 3
7. Nokian WetProof
Good +
2+
2+
2
£64
94 W
8. Pirelli P ZERO
Good +
1-
2+
3+
£94
91 W + 1
9. Sava Intensa UHP 2
Good +
2-
2+
1-
£67
91 Y + 3
10. Apollo Aspire XP
Good +
2
2
2+
11. Bridgestone Turanza T005
Good +
2+
2-
2+
£72
91 V + 12
12. Vredestein Ultrac Vorti
Good +
2
2+
2-
£67
94 Y
13. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
Good +
2-
2+
2
£75
91 Y + 4
14. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
Satisfactory
2-
2+
2
£69
94 W
15. Toyo Proxes T1 Sport
Satisfactory
2+
2-
3
16. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
Satisfactory
3+
2
2
£65
91 W + 4
17. Maxxis Premitra HP5
Satisfactory
2-
2-
2
£56
91 W
18. Firestone Roadhawk
Satisfactory
3+
2-
2-
£62
91 Y + 1
19. Kenda KR41 Emera A1
Satisfactory
2+
2
3
20. Kumho Ecsta PS71
Satisfactory
2
2-
3-
£71
91 W + 3
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Running costs Price
Above you can see the results of the Autobild 2019 225/45 R17 test performed by Autobild on a BMW 1 in 2019. This test was performed in 225/45 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). Michelin Pilot Sport 4 is the best of 20 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Running costs, ). Other featured tyres include GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5, Falken Azenis FK510, Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue, GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3, Michelin Primacy 3.

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. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £66 91 V + 3
2. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £74 91 V + 6
3. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
88% Premium £81 91 V + 2
4. Michelin Primacy 4
88% Premium £83 91 V + 9
5. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £64 91 Y + 3
35
6. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
87% Premium £75 91 V + 2
7. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% Premium £70 91 W + 5
8. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £94 91 V + 7
9. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% Premium £75 91 V + 10
10. Dunlop SP Sport-Bluresponse
86% Premium £68 94 W
11. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
86% Premium £82 91 V + 14
21
12. Pirelli Cinturato P7
86% Premium £70 91 V + 3
13. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
85% Upper-middle £61 94 W
14. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £67 91 W + 1
15. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
16. Semperit Speed-Life 3
84% Lowcost £66 91 Y + 1
17. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
84% Premium £66 91 W + 1
24
18. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £91 91 Y + 2
19. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost £64 91 Y + 2
20. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £67 91 W + 1
21. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £68 91 V + 2
22. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £85 91 W + 9
23. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £62 91 V + 4
5
24. BFGoodrich Advantage
78% Upper-middle £112 91 W + 3
25. Nokian Line
76% Upper-middle
26. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium £91 91 W + 2
27. Continental EcoContact 6
75% Premium £72 91 V + 1
28. Sava Intensa UHP
75% Lowcost
29. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
75% Premium £116 94 Y + 1
6
30. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £72 91 W + 5
31. Cooper Zeon CS8
71% Upper-middle £61 0 W + 2
32. Kumho Ecsta HS51
70% Upper-middle £104 91 W + 1
33. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
34. Giti Synergy E1
66% Lowcost
35. Uniroyal RainSport 5
66% Upper-middle £62 91 Y + 1
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36. Giti Sport S1
64% Lowcost
37. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle £111 91 V + 4
38. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost £237 91 Y + 2
39. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
40% Premium £83 91 W + 4
40. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £57 91 Y + 1
41. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £96 91 W + 3
25
42. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
43. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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