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-
£86
91 V + 5
2. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
Exemplary
1-
2+
1
£70
91 Y + 3
3. Falken Azenis FK510
Exemplary
1-
2+
2
£61
94 Y + 1
4. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
Exemplary
2+
1-
2
£64
94 Y
5. Continental PremiumContact 6
Exemplary
2
2
1
£74
91 V + 3
6. Fulda SportControl 2
Exemplary
2
2+
2
£62
91 Y + 3
7. Nokian WetProof
Good +
2+
2+
2
£71
94 W
8. Pirelli P ZERO
Good +
1-
2+
3+
£94
91 W + 1
9. Sava Intensa UHP 2
Good +
2-
2+
1-
£57
91 Y + 3
10. Apollo Aspire XP
Good +
2
2
2+
£61
91 Y + 1
11. Bridgestone Turanza T005
Good +
2+
2-
2+
£71
91 V + 9
12. Vredestein Ultrac Vorti
Good +
2
2+
2-
£63
94 Y
13. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
Good +
2-
2+
2
£71
91 Y + 4
14. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
Satisfactory
2-
2+
2
£72
94 W
15. Toyo Proxes T1 Sport
Satisfactory
2+
2-
3
16. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
Satisfactory
3+
2
2
£64
91 W + 4
17. Maxxis Premitra HP5
Satisfactory
2-
2-
2
£60
91 W
18. Firestone Roadhawk
Satisfactory
3+
2-
2-
£59
91 Y + 1
19. Kenda KR41 Emera A1
Satisfactory
2+
2
3
20. Kumho Ecsta PS71
Satisfactory
2
2-
3-
£69
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 Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125, Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue, Pirelli Cinturato P7.

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 £64 91 V + 3
2. Michelin Primacy 4
89% Premium £85 91 V + 9
3. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £74 91 V + 6
4. Dunlop SP Sport-Bluresponse
88% Premium £66 94 W
5. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
88% Premium £82 91 V + 2
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6. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £63 91 Y + 3
7. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
87% Premium £78 91 V + 2
8. Pirelli Cinturato P7
87% Premium £70 91 V + 3
9. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
87% Premium £68 91 V + 14
10. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% Premium £72 91 W + 5
11. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £98 91 V + 7
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12. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% Premium £74 91 V + 10
13. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £69 91 W + 1
14. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
15. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £60 94 W
16. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £67 91 W + 1
17. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost £121 91 Y + 2
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18. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £72 91 V + 2
19. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £84 91 W + 9
20. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £61 91 V + 4
21. Nokian Line
76% Upper-middle
22. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium £91 91 W + 2
23. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £74 91 W + 5
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24. Continental EcoContact 6
75% Premium £72 91 V + 1
25. Sava Intensa UHP
75% Lowcost
26. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
75% Premium £110 94 Y + 1
27. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
75% Premium £65 91 W + 1
28. Cooper Zeon CS8
72% Upper-middle £59 0 W + 2
29. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle £70 91 V + 4
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30. Giti Synergy E1
66% Lowcost
31. Giti Sport S1
64% Lowcost
32. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
33. Kumho Ecsta HS51
57% Upper-middle £64 91 W + 1
34. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost
35. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
40% Premium £82 91 W + 4
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36. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £52 91 Y + 1
37. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £96 91 W + 3
38. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
39. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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