summer tyre test 235/40 R18 - Automotorsport 2016

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#namerating
points total
wet
dry
rolling resistance
noise
price
1. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
highly recommended
9,4
9,6
9,3
10
8
£125
95 Y
2. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
highly recommended
9,0
8,9
9,1
10
8
£95
95 Y + 2
3. Hankook Ventus S1 Evo 2 K117
recommended
8,6
8,8
8,6
8
9
4. Vredestein Ultrac Vorti
recommended
8,5
8,1
9,5
5
7
£88
95 Y
5. Pirelli P ZERO
recommended
8,3
8,6
8,3
7
7
£95
95 Y + 1
6. Toyo Proxes T1 Sport plus
recommended
8,0
8,4
7,7
8
8
7. Falken Azenis FK453
conditionally recommended
7,8
7,5
8,2
6
10
8. Cooper Zeon CS Sport
conditionally recommended
7,5
7,1
7,9
7
8
#name - rating points total wet dry rolling resistance noise 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 £115 91 W + 3
2. Continental SportContact 6
98% premium £108 95 Y + 2
3. Continental PremiumContact 6
96% premium £108 91 Y + 1
4. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
96% premium £98 95 Y
5. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
96% premium £109 95 Y + 1
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6. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
92% premium £125 95 Y
7. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
92% upper-middle £84 95 W
8. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
91% upper-middle £84 95 Y
9. Falken Azenis FK510
90% upper-middle £85 95 Y + 1
10. Pirelli P ZERO
90% premium £95 95 Y + 1
11. Continental SportContact 5
90% premium £117 95 W + 1
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12. Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance
89% premium £125 95 W
13. Fulda SportControl 2
89% lowcost £88 91 Y + 3
14. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
87% premium £95 95 Y + 2
15. Bridgestone Turanza T005
87% premium £90 95 Y
16. Firestone Roadhawk
85% upper-middle £76 95 Y
17. Nokian zLine
84% upper-middle £182 95 Y
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18. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
83% premium £98 95 W
19. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
81% premium £110 95 W + 2
20. Semperit Speed-Life 2
81% lowcost £85 95 Y
21. Continental SportContact 5P
80% premium £101 95 Y + 1
22. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
80% premium £180 95 Y
23. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX GT
80% premium £86 91 Y + 3
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24. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
79% upper-middle £85 95 W
25. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
78% upper-middle £100 95 Y
26. Bridgestone Potenza S001
76% premium £88 95 Y
27. Kumho Ecsta PS71
73% upper-middle £76 95 Y
28. Sava Intensa UHP 2
68% lowcost £82 95 Y + 1
29. Uniroyal RainSport 3
58% upper-middle £81 91 Y + 1
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30. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
58% upper-middle £104 95 W
31. BFGoodrich G-Grip
24% upper-middle
32. Dayton Touring 2
20% lowcost
33. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
19% lowcost £62 91 Y + 1
34. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
18% lowcost
35. Kormoran Gamma B2
14% lowcost
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36. Imperial EcoSport 2
14% lowcost £49 95 Y
37. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
10% upper-middle £97 95 Y
38. Pirelli P ZERO lx.
1% premium £106 95 W
#nameour ratingsegmentprice

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