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
£115
96 Y + 2
2. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
exemplary
1-
2+
1
£101
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+
6. Nexen N fera Sport
exemplary
2
1-
2-
£96
100 Y
7. Falken Azenis FK510
exemplary
2
2
1-
£99
100 Y + 1
8. Nokian Powerproof
good +
1-
2+
2-
£112
96 Y + 1
9. Firestone Roadhawk
good +
2+
2
2-
£92
100 Y
10. Fulda SportControl 2
good +
2
2+
2-
£104
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+
£97
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-
£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

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
100% premium £129 100 Y
2. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
96% premium £333 100 W
3. Continental PremiumContact 6
96% premium £115 96 Y + 2
4. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
92% upper-middle £93 96 W + 1
5. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
92% premium £120 96 W + 7
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6. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
91% upper-middle £141 96 W + 4
7. Falken Azenis FK510
90% upper-middle £99 100 Y + 1
8. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
90% upper-middle £93 96 W
9. Pirelli P ZERO
90% premium £135 96 Y + 2
10. Continental SportContact 5
90% premium £118 96 W + 4
11. Michelin Primacy 3
89% premium £138 96 W + 6
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12. Fulda SportControl 2
89% lowcost £104 100 Y + 1
13. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
87% premium £128 100 Y + 5
14. Bridgestone Turanza T005
87% premium £112 96 W + 5
15. Firestone Roadhawk
85% upper-middle £92 100 Y
16. Nokian zLine
84% upper-middle £113 96 Y + 1
17. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
83% premium £132 96 Y + 5
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18. Michelin Primacy 4
82% premium £134 96 W + 4
19. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
81% premium £107 100 Y
20. Semperit Speed-Life 2
81% lowcost £86 100 Y
21. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
81% premium £161 100 W
22. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX GT
80% premium £129 96 Y + 4
23. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
79% upper-middle £124 100 W
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24. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
78% upper-middle £129 100 Y
25. Falken Azenis FK453
77% upper-middle £145 96 Y
26. Bridgestone Potenza S001
76% premium £110 100 Y
27. Kumho Ecsta PS71
73% upper-middle £89 96 Y + 1
28. Fulda SportControl
70% lowcost
29. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
61% upper-middle £98 100 W + 1
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30. Uniroyal RainSport 3
58% upper-middle £97 96 Y + 1
31. BFGoodrich G-Grip
24% upper-middle
32. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
22% upper-middle £99 100 Y
33. Dayton Touring 2
20% lowcost
34. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
19% lowcost £71 100 Y
35. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
18% lowcost £100 96 Y + 1
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36. Kormoran Gamma B2
14% lowcost
37. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
10% upper-middle
38. Pirelli P ZERO lx.
1% premium £98 100 W + 2
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