summer tyre test 245/45 R18 - Autobild 2020

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#namerating
wet
dry
running costs
price
1. Continental PremiumContact 6
exemplary
2+
1-
1
£117
96 Y + 2
2. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
exemplary
1-
2+
1
£102
100 Y
3. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
exemplary
1-
1-
2-
£129
100 Y
4. Vredestein Ultrac Vorti
exemplary
2+
1-
2
£102
100 Y
5. Apollo Aspire XP
exemplary
2+
2+
2+
£91
100 Y
6. Nexen N fera Sport
exemplary
2
1-
2-
£113
100 Y
7. Falken Azenis FK510
exemplary
2
2
1-
£96
100 Y + 1
8. Nokian Powerproof
good +
1-
2+
2-
£112
96 Y + 1
9. Firestone Roadhawk
good +
2+
2
2-
£97
100 Y
10. Fulda SportControl 2
good +
2
2+
2-
£108
100 Y + 1
11. Bridgestone Potenza S001
good +
1
2+
3+
£110
100 Y
12. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
satisfactory
2+
2+
3+
£93
100 Y
13. Laufenn S Fit EQ
satisfactory
2-
2+
2-
14. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
satisfactory
2-
2
2
£128
100 Y + 5
15. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
satisfactory
3+
2
2
£98
100 W + 1
16. Uniroyal Rainsport 3
satisfactory
3+
2-
2+
£104
96 Y + 1
17. Kumho Ecsta PS71
conditionally recommended
1
2
3-
£89
96 Y + 1
18. Maxxis Victra Sport 5
conditionally recommended
2
2+
3-
£88
100 Y
19. Toyo Proxes T1 Sport
conditionally recommended
2
2
3-
20. Zeetex HP2000 VFM
conditionally recommended
2-
2-
3+
#name - rating wet dry running costs price

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. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
96% premium
2. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
92% upper-middle £93 96 W + 1
3. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
92% premium £115 96 W + 7
4. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
91% upper-middle £100 96 W + 4
5. Pirelli P ZERO
90% premium £135 96 Y + 2
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6. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
90% upper-middle £93 96 W
7. Continental SportContact 5
90% premium £118 96 W + 4
8. Michelin Primacy 3
89% premium £136 96 W + 6
9. Bridgestone Turanza T005
87% premium £112 96 W + 5
10. Nokian zLine
84% upper-middle £113 96 Y + 1
11. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
83% premium £132 96 Y + 5
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12. Michelin Primacy 4
82% premium £145 96 W + 3
13. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
81% premium £107 100 Y
14. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
81% premium £161 100 W
15. Semperit Speed-Life 2
81% lowcost £90 100 Y
16. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX GT
80% premium £127 96 Y + 4
17. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
79% upper-middle £106 100 W
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18. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
78% upper-middle £132 100 Y
19. Falken Azenis FK453
77% upper-middle £145 96 Y
20. Fulda SportControl
70% lowcost
21. BFGoodrich G-Grip
24% upper-middle
22. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
22% upper-middle £95 100 Y
23. Dayton Touring 2
20% lowcost
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24. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
19% lowcost £67 100 Y
25. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
18% lowcost £84 96 Y + 1
26. Kormoran Gamma B2
14% lowcost
27. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
10% upper-middle £105 100 W
28. Pirelli P ZERO lx.
1% premium £98 100 W + 2
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