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
£87
91 V + 5
2. Continental PremiumContact 6
-
8,5
8,5
8,7
8,0
£73
91 V + 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
£71
91 W + 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
£59
0 W + 2
10. Nankang Sportnex AS-2+
-
7,1
7,5
7,2
4,4
£48
91 Y + 2
11. Vredestein Ultrac Vorti
-
6,9
6,6
7,7
5,5
£62
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, Bridgestone Turanza T005, Dunlop SP Sport-Bluresponse.

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
93% Premium £70 91 Y + 3
2. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £66 91 V + 3
3. Michelin Primacy 4
89% Premium £88 91 V + 9
4. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £73 91 V + 6
5. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
88% Premium £82 91 V + 2
3
6. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £63 91 Y + 3
7. Bridgestone Turanza T005
88% Premium £70 91 V + 9
8. Dunlop SP Sport-Bluresponse
88% Premium £63 94 W
9. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
87% Premium £67 91 V + 14
10. Pirelli Cinturato P7
87% Premium £73 91 V + 3
11. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £101 91 V + 7
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12. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
87% Premium £78 91 V + 2
13. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% Premium £73 91 V + 10
14. Fulda SportControl 2
86% Lowcost £62 91 Y + 3
15. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% Premium £70 91 Y + 4
16. Maxxis Premitra HP5
86% Lowcost £63 91 W
17. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £71 91 W + 1
18
18. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £60 94 W
19. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £72 91 W + 1
20. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £78 91 V + 2
21. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost £60 91 Y + 2
22. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £85 91 W + 9
23. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £61 91 V + 4
16
24. Kumho Ecsta PS71
78% Upper-middle £70 91 W + 3
25. Firestone Roadhawk
77% Upper-middle £59 91 Y + 1
26. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium £91 91 W + 2
27. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost £57 91 Y + 3
28. Nokian Line
76% Upper-middle
29. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
75% Premium £63 91 W + 1
40
30. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
75% Premium £114 94 Y + 1
31. Sava Intensa UHP
75% Lowcost
32. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £76 91 W + 5
33. Continental EcoContact 6
75% Premium £73 91 V + 1
34. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle £71 91 V + 4
35. Giti Synergy E1
66% Lowcost
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36. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
62% Upper-middle £64 91 W + 4
37. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
38. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £71 94 W
39. Kumho Ecsta HS51
57% Upper-middle £64 91 W + 1
40. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost
41. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
40% Premium £80 91 W + 4
43
42. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £53 91 Y + 1
43. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £96 91 W + 3
44. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
45. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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