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
£119
96 Y + 2
2. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
exemplary
1-
2+
1
£103
100 Y
3. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
exemplary
1-
1-
2-
£141
100 Y
4. Vredestein Ultrac Vorti
exemplary
2+
1-
2
£105
100 Y
5. Apollo Aspire XP
exemplary
2+
2+
2+
6. Nexen N fera Sport
exemplary
2
1-
2-
£105
100 Y
7. Falken Azenis FK510
exemplary
2
2
1-
£100
100 Y + 1
8. Nokian Powerproof
good +
1-
2+
2-
£117
96 Y + 1
9. Firestone Roadhawk
good +
2+
2
2-
£103
100 Y
10. Fulda SportControl 2
good +
2
2+
2-
£106
100 Y + 1
11. Bridgestone Potenza S001
good +
1
2+
3+
£119
100 Y
12. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
satisfactory
2+
2+
3+
£100
100 Y
13. Laufenn S Fit EQ
satisfactory
2-
2+
2-
14. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
satisfactory
2-
2
2
£172
100 Y + 5
15. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
satisfactory
3+
2
2
£191
100 W + 1
16. Uniroyal Rainsport 3
satisfactory
3+
2-
2+
£125
96 Y + 1
17. Kumho Ecsta PS71
conditionally recommended
1
2
3-
£114
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 Pirelli P ZERO, Bridgestone Turanza T005, Falken Azenis FK510.

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 Pilot Sport 4
93% premium £141 100 Y
2. Continental PremiumContact 6
92% premium £119 96 Y + 2
3. Michelin Primacy 4
89% premium £146 96 W + 4
4. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% upper-middle £110 96 W + 4
5. Continental SportContact 5
89% premium £128 96 W + 4
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6. Pirelli P ZERO
88% premium £135 96 Y + 2
7. Bridgestone Turanza T005
88% premium £134 96 W + 5
8. Falken Azenis FK510
88% upper-middle £100 100 Y + 1
9. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% upper-middle £99 96 W + 1
10. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% premium £114 96 W + 7
11. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
87% premium £138 96 Y + 5
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12. Michelin Primacy 3
87% premium £131 96 Y + 6
13. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% premium £172 100 Y + 5
14. Fulda SportControl 2
86% lowcost £106 100 Y + 1
15. Nokian zLine
84% upper-middle
16. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
84% premium
17. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% lowcost £83 100 Y
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18. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% upper-middle
19. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% upper-middle £126 100 Y
20. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% premium £119 100 Y
21. Falken Azenis FK453
78% upper-middle £145 96 Y
22. Kumho Ecsta PS71
78% upper-middle £114 96 Y + 1
23. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% upper-middle £125 96 Y + 1
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24. Firestone Roadhawk
77% upper-middle £103 100 Y
25. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
77% upper-middle £124 100 W
26. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% lowcost £86 100 Y + 1
27. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% premium
28. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
76% premium £161 100 W
29. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
75% premium £120 100 Y
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30. Continental EcoContact 6
75% premium £140 96 W + 2
31. Pirelli P ZERO lx.
75% premium £103 100 W + 2
32. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX GT
75% premium £157 96 Y + 4
33. Kumho Ecsta PS91
74% upper-middle £108 100 Y + 1
34. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% upper-middle
35. Fulda SportControl
65% lowcost
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36. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
62% upper-middle £191 100 W + 1
37. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% upper-middle
38. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% lowcost £100 96 Y + 1
39. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% lowcost £135 100 Y
40. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% upper-middle £104 100 Y
41. Dayton Touring 2
10% lowcost
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42. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% lowcost
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