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-
£131
96 Y + 2
2. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
Exemplary
1-
2+
£105
100 Y + 1
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, Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3, Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2.

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. Falken Azenis FK510
90% Upper-middle £96 100 Y + 1
2. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £100 96 W + 4
3. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £129 96 W + 4
4. Michelin Primacy 4
88% Premium £148 96 W + 4
5. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £100 96 W + 1
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6. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £135 96 W + 6
7. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% Premium £110 96 W + 9
8. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% Premium £111 100 Y + 5
9. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
86% Premium £136 96 Y + 5
10. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
11. Semperit Speed-Life 3
84% Lowcost £92 100 Y
7
12. Pirelli P ZERO lx.
84% Premium £109 100 W + 4
13. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
84% Premium £135 100 W + 2
14. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £124 100 W
15. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £128 96 W + 3
16. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle
17. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost £89 100 Y
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18. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £132 100 Y
19. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £140 100 Y
20. Kumho Ecsta PS71
79% Upper-middle £111 96 Y + 1
21. BFGoodrich Advantage
78% Upper-middle
22. Falken Azenis FK453
78% Upper-middle £145 96 Y
23. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £95 96 Y + 1
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24. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost
25. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium
26. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
76% Premium £161 100 W
27. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
76% Premium £116 100 Y
28. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX GT
75% Premium £141 96 Y + 4
29. Continental EcoContact 6
75% Premium £138 96 W + 3
10
30. Kumho Ecsta PS91
74% Upper-middle £128 100 Y + 1
31. Cooper Zeon CS8
71% Upper-middle £92 0 Y
32. Firestone Roadhawk
69% Upper-middle £96 100 Y
33. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
34. Uniroyal RainSport 5
66% Upper-middle £99 100 Y
35. Fulda SportControl
65% Lowcost
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36. Giti Sport S1
64% Lowcost
37. Pirelli Cinturato All Season Plus
62% Premium £126 100 Y
38. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
62% Upper-middle
39. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
40. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost £92 96 Y + 1
41. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £77 100 Y
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42. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £106 100 Y
43. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
44. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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