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
£94
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
£98
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 Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117, Continental SportContact 5, 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. Continental SportContact 6
97% Premium £108 95 Y + 2
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S
96% Premium £136 95 Y
3. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
93% Premium £120 91 W + 3
4. Continental PremiumContact 6
92% Premium £103 91 Y + 1
5. Michelin Primacy 4
89% Premium £111 91 W + 1
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6. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £93 95 Y
7. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £119 95 W + 1
8. Falken Azenis FK510
88% Upper-middle £98 95 Y + 1
9. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £89 95 W
10. Bridgestone Turanza T005
88% Premium £97 95 Y
11. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
88% Premium £125 95 W
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12. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
87% Premium £114 95 W
13. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
87% Premium £111 95 Y
14. Fulda SportControl 2
86% Lowcost £95 91 Y + 3
15. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £80 95 W
16. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £83 95 W
17. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
84% Premium £122 95 Y + 2
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18. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle £182 95 Y
19. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost £81 95 Y
20. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £98 95 Y
21. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £95 95 Y
22. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £93 91 Y + 1
23. Kumho Ecsta PS71
78% Upper-middle £75 95 Y
5
24. Firestone Roadhawk
77% Upper-middle £85 95 Y
25. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost £75 95 Y + 1
26. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
76% Premium £140 95 W + 2
27. Continental SportContact 5P
75% Premium £103 95 Y + 1
28. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
75% Premium £180 95 Y + 1
29. Pirelli P ZERO lx.
75% Premium £106 95 W
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30. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
75% Premium
31. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX GT
75% Premium £84 91 Y + 3
32. Kumho Ecsta PS91
74% Upper-middle £87 95 Y
33. Cooper Zeon CS8
72% Upper-middle £78 0 Y
34. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle £126 95 Y
35. Giti Sport S1
64% Lowcost
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36. Pirelli Cinturato All Season Plus
62% Premium £111 95 Y
37. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle £126 95 Y
38. Debica Presto UHP
60% Lowcost
39. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £102 95 W
40. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost
41. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £62 91 Y + 1
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42. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £91 95 Y
43. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
44. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
45. Imperial EcoSport 2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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