Summer tyre test 245/45 R18 - Autobild 2019

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Price
1. Pirelli P ZERO
Exemplary
1-
1-
£127
96 Y + 2
2. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
Exemplary
1-
2+
£105
100 Y
3. Continental PremiumContact 6
Exemplary
2+
2+
£116
96 Y + 2
4. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
Exemplary
2
2+
£144
100 Y + 1
5. Vredestein Ultrac Vorti
Exemplary
2
2+
£108
100 Y
6. Hankook Ventus S1 Evo 2 K117
Good +
2-
2
7. Nokian Powerproof
Satisfactory
3+
2+
£125
96 Y + 1
8. Bridgestone Turanza T005
Satisfactory
3+
2
£121
96 W + 5
9. Maxxis Premitra HP5
Satisfactory
3+
2
10. Toyo Proxes T1 Sport
Satisfactory
3+
2
11. Fulda SportControl 2
Satisfactory
3+
2-
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Price
Above you can see the results of the Autobild 2019 245/45 R18 test performed by Autobild on a BMW 5 series in 2019. This test was performed in 245/45 R18, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (245). Pirelli P ZERO is the best of 11 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, ). Other featured tyres include GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5, Continental PremiumContact 6, Michelin Pilot Sport 4; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Michelin Primacy 3, Pirelli P7 Cinturato, Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 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. Michelin Primacy 4
89% Premium £148 96 W + 4
2. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £100 96 W + 4
3. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £127 96 W + 4
4. Falken Azenis FK510
88% Upper-middle £96 100 Y + 1
5. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £100 96 W + 1
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6. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £135 96 Y + 6
7. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
87% Premium £136 96 Y + 5
8. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% Premium £110 96 W + 9
9. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% Premium £111 100 Y + 5
10. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £124 100 W
11. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
10
12. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
84% Premium £135 100 W + 2
13. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle
14. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost £89 100 Y
15. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £132 100 Y
16. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £140 100 Y
17. Kumho Ecsta PS71
78% Upper-middle £111 96 Y + 1
20
18. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £95 96 Y + 1
19. Falken Azenis FK453
78% Upper-middle £145 96 Y
20. Firestone Roadhawk
77% Upper-middle £96 100 Y
21. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
76% Premium £161 100 W
22. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium
23. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost
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24. Continental EcoContact 6
75% Premium £138 96 W + 3
25. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
75% Premium £116 100 Y
26. Pirelli P ZERO lx.
75% Premium £109 100 W + 2
27. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX GT
75% Premium £144 96 Y + 4
28. Kumho Ecsta PS91
74% Upper-middle £128 100 Y + 1
29. Cooper Zeon CS8
72% Upper-middle £92 0 Y
15
30. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
31. Fulda SportControl
65% Lowcost
32. Giti Sport S1
64% Lowcost
33. Pirelli Cinturato All Season Plus
62% Premium £126 100 Y
34. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
62% Upper-middle
35. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
2
36. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost £92 96 Y + 1
37. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £77 100 Y
38. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £105 100 Y
39. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
40. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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