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
£113
96 Y + 2
2. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
Exemplary
1-
2+
1
£105
100 Y + 1
3. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
Exemplary
1-
1-
2-
£128
100 Y + 1
4. Vredestein Ultrac Vorti
Exemplary
2+
1-
2
£108
100 Y
5. Apollo Aspire XP
Exemplary
2+
2+
2+
6. Nexen N fera Sport
Exemplary
2
1-
2-
£86
100 Y
7. Falken Azenis FK510
Exemplary
2
2
1-
£96
100 Y + 1
8. Nokian Powerproof
Good +
1-
2+
2-
£108
96 Y + 1
9. Firestone Roadhawk
Good +
2+
2
2-
£95
100 Y
10. Fulda SportControl 2
Good +
2
2+
2-
£96
100 Y + 1
11. Bridgestone Potenza S001
Good +
1
2+
3+
£140
100 Y
12. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
Satisfactory
2+
2+
3+
£101
100 Y
13. Laufenn S Fit EQ
Satisfactory
2-
2+
2-
14. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
Satisfactory
2-
2
2
£177
100 Y + 5
15. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
Satisfactory
3+
2
2
£99
100 W + 1
16. Uniroyal Rainsport 3
Satisfactory
3+
2-
2+
£100
96 Y + 1
17. Kumho Ecsta PS71
Conditionally recommended
1
2
3-
£105
96 Y + 1
18. Maxxis Victra Sport 5
Conditionally recommended
2
2+
3-
£89
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 Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125, Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3, Michelin Primacy 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. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £121 96 W + 5
2. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £100 96 W + 4
3. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £129 96 W + 4
4. Pirelli P ZERO
88% Premium £131 96 Y + 2
5. Michelin Primacy 4
88% Premium £131 96 W + 4
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6. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £94 96 W + 1
7. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% Premium £110 96 W + 9
8. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £127 96 W + 6
9. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
86% Premium £134 96 Y + 5
10. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
11. Pirelli P ZERO lx.
84% Premium £109 100 W + 4
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12. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
84% Premium £135 100 W + 2
13. Semperit Speed-Life 3
84% Lowcost £92 100 Y
14. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £124 100 W
15. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £128 96 W + 3
16. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost £89 100 Y
17. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £122 100 Y
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18. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £99 96 W
19. BFGoodrich Advantage
78% Upper-middle £146 100 W + 1
20. Falken Azenis FK453
78% Upper-middle £145 96 Y
21. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium
22. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
76% Premium £161 100 W
23. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost £108 100 Y + 2
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24. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
76% Premium £116 100 Y
25. Continental EcoContact 6
75% Premium £130 96 W + 3
26. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX GT
75% Premium £141 96 Y + 4
27. Kumho Ecsta PS91
74% Upper-middle £106 100 Y + 1
28. Cooper Zeon CS8
71% Upper-middle £92 0 Y
29. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
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30. Uniroyal RainSport 5
66% Upper-middle £97 100 Y
31. Fulda SportControl
65% Lowcost
32. Giti Sport S1
64% Lowcost
33. Pirelli Cinturato All Season Plus
62% Premium £120 100 Y
34. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
35. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost £86 96 Y + 1
20
36. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £72 100 Y
37. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £111 100 Y
38. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
39. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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