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Summer tyre test 225/45 R18 - AutoMotorSport 2020

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Rolling resistance
Noise
Comfort
Price
1. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
Very good
9,4
9,2
6
10
10
£145
91 Y + 5
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
Very good
9,1
9,3
7
8
9
£156
91 W + 6
3. Continental PremiumContact 6
Very good
8,1
9,1
7
6
7
£144
95 Y + 5
4. Pirelli P ZERO
Very good
8,2
8,5
6
8
9
£150
91 W + 1
5. Maxxis Victra Sport 5
Good
7,8
8,5
6
8
8
£105
95 Y
6. Bridgestone Turanza T005
Good
7,1
8,3
10
6
8
£162
91 W + 10
7. Nokian Powerproof
Good
6,8
7,8
8
6
6
£135
91 Y + 1
8. Falken Azenis FK510
Good
6,7
7,6
7
7
7
£138
95 Y + 2
9. Nexen N fera Sport
Satisfactory
5,8
8,2
6
10
10
£114
95 Y
10. Toyo Proxes T1 Sport
Satisfactory
5,5
8,1
7
9
8
11. Giti Sport S1
Sufficient
5,5
8,1
7
9
8
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Rolling resistance Noise Comfort Price
Above you can see the results of the AutoMotorSport 2020 225/45 R18 test performed by AutoMotorSport on a BMW 3 series in 2020. This test was performed in 225/45 R18, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5 is the best of 11 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Rolling resistance, Noise, Comfort, ). Other featured tyres include Michelin Pilot Sport 4, Continental PremiumContact 6, Pirelli P ZERO; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN, Fulda SportControl 2, Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance.

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 7
100% Premium £135 95 Y
2. Pirelli P ZERO PZ4
93% Premium £146 95 Y + 1
3. Bridgestone Potenza Sport
92% Premium £129 95 Y
4. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
92% Premium £142 91 Y + 6
5. Michelin Primacy 4
89% Premium £157 95 Y + 3
51
6. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
85% Upper-middle £111 95 W
7. Fulda SportControl 2
84% Lowcost £151 95 Y + 2
8. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
84% Premium £142 95 W
9. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
82% Premium £118 91 Y + 1
10. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
80% Premium £138 95 Y
11. Sava Intensa UHP 2
78% Lowcost £223 95 Y + 2
6
12. Kumho Ecsta PS71
77% Upper-middle £127 91 Y + 2
13. Maxxis Premitra HP5
76% Lowcost £110 95 W
14. Continental SportContact 5P
75% Premium £143 95 Y
15. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
73% Upper-middle £113 95 W + 1
16. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
73% Premium £149 91 Y + 1
17. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
72% Premium £127 91 V + 1
38
18. Uniroyal RainSport 5
71% Upper-middle £104 95 Y
19. BFGoodrich Advantage
71% Upper-middle £140 95 W
20. Firestone Roadhawk
70% Upper-middle £96 95 Y
21. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
70% Premium £193 95 Y + 1
22. Toyo Proxes Comfort
69% Upper-middle £104 95
23. Continental Ecocontact 6
68% Premium £128 91 W + 4
12
24. Semperit Speed-Life 3
66% Lowcost £122 95 Y
25. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
64% Premium £112 91 W + 1
26. Bridgestone Potenza S001
63% Premium £165 91 W + 5
27. Debica Presto UHP2
63% Lowcost £133 95 Y + 1
28. Pirelli Cinturato All Season Plus
62% Premium £168 95 W + 1
29. Michelin Primacy 3
59% Premium £292 91 V + 3
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30. Pirelli Cinturato P7
59% Premium £149 91 W + 14
31. Uniroyal RainSport 3
56% Upper-middle £128 95 Y + 1
32. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
55% Premium £168 91 Y + 3
33. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
55% Premium £126 95 V + 2
34. Kumho Ecsta PS91
53% Upper-middle £110 95 Y
35. Cooper Zeon CS8
53% Upper-middle £137 0 Y
38
36. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
51% Upper-middle £136 95 W
37. Semperit Speed-Life 2
50% Lowcost £155 95 Y
38. Continental ContiSportContact 5
49% Premium £168 95 Y + 2
39. Continental SportContact 5
49% Premium £155 91 Y + 7
40. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
48% Premium £131 95 Y
41. Nokian zLine
42% Upper-middle £106 95 Y
15
42. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
41% Lowcost £88 95 Y
43. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
41% Upper-middle £225 95 W
44. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
40% Upper-middle £154 95 W
45. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
40% Premium £177 95 Y
46. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
40% Premium £217 91 Y + 1
47. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
39% Upper-middle £143 95 Y + 1
3
48. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
38% Lowcost £85 95 Y
49. Bridgestone Turanza T001
37% Premium £126 91 V
50. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
32% Premium £162 95 Y
51. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
31% Premium £193 91 W + 2
52. BFGoodrich G-Grip
28% Upper-middle £191 95 W
53. Bridgestone Dueler H/P Sport
22% Premium £161 91 V
3
54. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
22% Lowcost £728 95 Y
55. Yokohama Bluearth Rv-02
20% Upper-middle £143 95 W
56. Falken Azenis FK453
10% Upper-middle £88 95 Y
57. Dayton Touring 2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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