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
5. Pirelli P ZERO
Recommended
8,3
8,6
8,3
7
7
£99
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
Above you can see the results of the Automotorsport 2016 235/40 R18 test performed by Automotorsport on a in 2016. This test was performed in 235/40 R18, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (235). Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 is the best of 8 tested tyres according to tested properties (Points total, Wet, Dry, Rolling resistance, Noise, ). Other featured tyres include Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2, Hankook Ventus S1 Evo 2 K117, Vredestein Ultrac Vorti; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Bridgestone Turanza T005, Continental SportContact 5, Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117.

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. Continental SportContact 6
99% Premium £110 95 Y + 2
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S
97% Premium £143 95 Y
3. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
94% Premium £123 91 W + 3
4. Continental PremiumContact 6
91% Premium £104 91 Y + 1
5. Falken Azenis FK510
90% Upper-middle £110 95 Y + 1
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6. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £98 95 Y
7. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £123 95 W + 1
8. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £94 95 Y
9. Michelin Primacy 4
88% Premium £118 91 W + 1
10. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
88% Premium £125 95 W
11. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £89 91 W + 1
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12. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
87% Premium
13. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
86% Premium £118 95 W
14. Fulda SportControl 2
86% Lowcost
15. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
85% Upper-middle £86 95 W
16. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £83 95 W
17. Pirelli P ZERO lx.
84% Premium £108 95 W
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18. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
19. Semperit Speed-Life 3
84% Lowcost £99 95 Y
20. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
84% Premium £94 95 Y + 2
21. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £105 95 Y
22. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £102 95 Y
23. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost £86 95 Y
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24. Kumho Ecsta PS71
79% Upper-middle £79 95 Y
25. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £96 95 Y
26. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £93 91 Y + 1
27. BFGoodrich Advantage
78% Upper-middle
28. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost
29. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
76% Premium £140 95 W + 2
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30. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
76% Premium £115 95 Y
31. Continental SportContact 5P
75% Premium £104 95 Y + 1
32. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
75% Premium £191 95 Y + 1
33. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX GT
75% Premium £88 91 Y + 3
34. Kumho Ecsta PS91
74% Upper-middle £89 95 Y
35. Cooper Zeon CS8
71% Upper-middle £81 0 Y
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36. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
37. Firestone Roadhawk
69% Upper-middle £86 95 Y
38. Uniroyal RainSport 5
66% Upper-middle £86 95 Y
39. Giti Sport S1
64% Lowcost
40. Pirelli Cinturato All Season Plus
62% Premium £120 95 Y
41. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
13
42. Debica Presto UHP
60% Lowcost
43. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £105 95 W
44. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost
45. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £69 91 Y + 1
46. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £93 95 Y
47. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
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48. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
49. Imperial EcoSport 2
1% Lowcost £46 95 Y
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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