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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
£192
96 Y + 2
2. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
Exemplary
1-
2+
1
£147
100 Y + 1
3. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
Exemplary
1-
1-
2-
£198
100 Y + 1
4. Vredestein Ultrac Vorti
Exemplary
2+
1-
2
£111
100 Y
5. Apollo Aspire XP
Exemplary
2+
2+
2+
6. Nexen N fera Sport
Exemplary
2
1-
2-
£111
100 Y
7. Falken Azenis FK510
Exemplary
2
2
1-
£170
100 Y + 2
8. Nokian Powerproof
Good
1-
2+
2-
£156
96 Y + 1
9. Firestone Roadhawk
Good
2+
2
2-
£116
100 Y
10. Fulda SportControl 2
Good
2
2+
2-
£113
100 Y + 1
11. Bridgestone Potenza S001
Good
1
2+
3+
£221
100 Y
12. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
Satisfactory
2+
2+
3+
£111
100 Y
13. Laufenn S Fit EQ
Satisfactory
2-
2+
2-
14. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
Satisfactory
2-
2
2
£181
100 Y + 5
15. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
Satisfactory
3+
2
2
£146
100 W + 1
16. Uniroyal Rainsport 3
Satisfactory
3+
2-
2+
£270
96 Y + 1
17. Kumho Ecsta PS71
Conditionally recommended
1
2
3-
£119
96 Y + 2
18. Maxxis Victra Sport 5
Conditionally recommended
2
2+
3-
£150
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
Above you can see the results of the Autobild 2020 245/45 R18 test performed by Autobild on a BMW 5 series in 2020. This test was performed in 245/45 R18, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (245). Continental PremiumContact 6 is the best of 20 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Running costs, ). Other featured tyres include GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5, Michelin Pilot Sport 4, Vredestein Ultrac Vorti; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Michelin Primacy 4, Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN, Sava Intensa UHP 2.

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. Pirelli P ZERO lx.
93% Premium £179 100 W + 4
2. Pirelli P ZERO PZ4
93% Premium £147 100 Y + 3
3. Bridgestone Potenza Sport
92% Premium £156 100 Y
4. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
92% Premium £204 96 W + 4
5. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £168 96 W + 7
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6. Michelin Primacy 4
89% Premium £159 96 W + 4
7. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
85% Upper-middle £119 100 W
8. Sava Intensa UHP 2
78% Lowcost £219 100 Y + 2
9. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
77% Premium £100 96 W + 1
10. Maxxis Premitra HP5
76% Lowcost £102 100 W
11. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
73% Premium £150 100 Y
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12. Michelin e.Primacy
71% Premium £159 100 W
13. BFGoodrich Advantage
71% Upper-middle £195 100 W + 1
14. Uniroyal RainSport 5
71% Upper-middle £127 100 Y
15. Toyo Proxes Comfort
69% Upper-middle £117 100
16. Continental Ecocontact 6
68% Premium £152 96 W + 4
17. Pirelli P ZERO
66% Premium £241 96 Y + 2
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18. Semperit Speed-Life 3
65% Lowcost £126 100 Y
19. Pirelli Cinturato P7
64% Premium £162 96 Y + 6
20. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
64% Premium £129 96 W + 4
21. Debica Presto UHP2
63% Lowcost £132 100 Y + 2
22. Michelin Primacy 3
59% Premium £159 96 Y + 6
23. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
55% Premium £182 96 V + 1
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24. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
55% Premium £145 96 W + 11
25. Kumho Ecsta PS91
53% Upper-middle £114 100 Y + 1
26. Cooper Zeon CS8
53% Upper-middle £137 0 Y
27. Toyo Proxes Sport A
51% Upper-middle £155 100
28. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
51% Upper-middle £142 100 W
29. Semperit Speed-Life 2
50% Lowcost £154 100 Y
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30. Continental SportContact 5
49% Premium £159 96 W + 4
31. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
48% Premium £115 100 Y
32. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
46% Upper-middle £233 100 W
33. Nokian zLine
42% Upper-middle £150 96 Y + 1
34. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
41% Lowcost £105 100 Y
35. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
40% Upper-middle £127 100 W
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36. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
40% Premium £127 100 W + 2
37. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
39% Upper-middle £166 100 Y
38. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
38% Lowcost £132 100 Y
39. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
36% Premium £139 100 W
40. BFGoodrich G-Grip
33% Upper-middle £152 100 W
41. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
27% Premium £133 100 Y
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42. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
27% Lowcost £93 96 Y + 1
43. Fulda SportControl
27% Lowcost £121 100 Y
44. Giti Sport S1
17% Lowcost
45. Falken Azenis FK453
10% Upper-middle £101 96 Y
46. Dayton Touring 2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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