Summer tyre test 225/45 R17 - Automotorsport 2018

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Points total
Wet
Dry
Enviromental impact
Price
1. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
-
9,4
9,8
9,3
8,3
£104
91 W + 5
2. Continental PremiumContact 6
-
8,5
8,5
8,7
8,0
£75
91 W + 3
3. Falken Azenis FK510
-
8,5
9,2
7,5
8,6
£70
94 Y + 1
4. Pirelli P ZERO
-
8,3
8,5
8,6
5,9
£94
91 W + 1
5. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
-
8,0
7,6
8,3
9,4
£82
91 Y + 5
6. Nokian zLine
-
7,8
8,0
7,3
9,0
7. Giti Sport S1
-
7,2
6,3
7,6
10
8. Toyo Proxes T1 Sport
-
7,1
7,6
7,0
5,8
9. Cooper Zeon CS8
-
7,1
7,1
7,2
6,9
£61
0 W + 2
10. Nankang Sportnex AS-2+
-
7,1
7,5
7,2
4,4
£67
91 Y + 2
11. Vredestein Ultrac Vorti
-
6,9
6,6
7,7
5,5
£67
94 Y
#Name - Rating Points total Wet Dry Enviromental impact Price
Above you can see the results of the Automotorsport 2018 225/45 R17 test performed by Automotorsport on a in 2018. This test was performed in 225/45 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). Michelin Pilot Sport 4 is the best of 11 tested tyres according to tested properties (Points total, Wet, Dry, Enviromental impact, ). Other featured tyres include Continental PremiumContact 6, Falken Azenis FK510, Pirelli P ZERO; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125, Michelin Primacy 4, Michelin Primacy 3.

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. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
94% Premium £67 91 Y + 3
2. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £65 91 W + 3
3. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £82 91 W + 6
4. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £72 91 V + 12
5. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
88% Premium £81 91 W + 2
5
6. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £64 91 Y + 3
7. Michelin Primacy 4
88% Premium £79 91 Y + 9
8. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £81 91 Y + 7
9. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
87% Premium £88 91 Y + 2
10. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% Premium £83 91 W + 10
11. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
86% Premium £79 91 Y + 14
7
12. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% Premium £69 91 Y + 4
13. Maxxis Premitra HP5
86% Lowcost £58 91 W
14. Dunlop SP Sport-Bluresponse
86% Premium £68 94 W
15. Fulda SportControl 2
86% Lowcost £65 91 Y + 3
16. Pirelli Cinturato P7
86% Premium £64 91 W + 3
17. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
85% Upper-middle £61 94 W
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18. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
84% Premium £66 91 W + 1
19. Semperit Speed-Life 3
84% Lowcost £70 91 Y + 1
20. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £76 91 W + 1
21. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £73 91 Y + 2
22. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost £64 91 Y + 2
23. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £67 91 W + 1
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24. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £65 91 V + 2
25. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £82 91 W + 9
26. Kumho Ecsta PS71
79% Upper-middle £58 91 Y + 3
27. BFGoodrich Advantage
78% Upper-middle £80 91 Y + 3
28. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £72 91 W + 4
29. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium £91 91 Y + 2
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30. Nokian Line
76% Upper-middle
31. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost £53 91 Y + 3
32. Sava Intensa UHP
75% Lowcost
33. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £88 91 Y + 5
34. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
75% Premium £116 94 Y + 1
35. Continental EcoContact 6
75% Premium £74 91 V + 1
12
36. Kumho Ecsta HS51
70% Upper-middle £64 91 W + 1
37. Firestone Roadhawk
69% Upper-middle £61 91 Y + 1
38. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
39. Uniroyal RainSport 5
66% Upper-middle £61 91 Y + 1
40. Giti Synergy E1
66% Lowcost
41. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
62% Upper-middle £65 91 W + 4
3
42. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
43. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £70 94 W
44. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost £622 91 Y + 2
45. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
40% Premium £83 91 W + 4
46. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £54 91 Y + 1
47. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £96 91 W + 3
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48. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
49. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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