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
£109
91 Y + 3
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
Very good
9,1
9,3
7
8
9
£135
91 W + 5
3. Continental PremiumContact 6
Very good
8,1
9,1
7
6
7
£124
95 Y + 3
4. Pirelli P ZERO
Very good
8,2
8,5
6
8
9
£147
91 W + 1
5. Maxxis Victra Sport 5
Good +
7,8
8,5
6
8
8
£81
95 Y
6. Bridgestone Turanza T005
Good +
7,1
8,3
10
6
8
£118
91 V + 8
7. Nokian Powerproof
Good +
6,8
7,8
8
6
6
£114
91 Y + 1
8. Falken Azenis FK510
Good +
6,7
7,6
7
7
7
£89
95 Y + 2
9. Nexen N fera Sport
Satisfactory
5,8
8,2
6
10
10
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 GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3, Michelin Primacy 3, Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2.

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 5
89% Premium £136 91 V + 7
2. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £83 91 W + 1
3. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
88% Premium £95 95 W
4. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £94 91 V + 1
5. Michelin Primacy 4
88% Premium £130 95 W + 1
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6. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% Premium £133 91 Y + 3
7. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £162 91 V + 3
8. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% Premium £102 95 Y
9. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% Premium £87 91 V
10. Pirelli Cinturato P7
86% Premium
11. Fulda SportControl 2
86% Lowcost £104 95 Y + 1
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12. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
86% Premium £119 91 V + 11
13. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
85% Upper-middle £94 91 Y
14. Semperit Speed-Life 3
84% Lowcost £113 95 Y
15. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
16. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
84% Premium £97 91 Y + 1
17. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £80 95 W
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18. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £117 91 W + 5
19. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £125 95 V
20. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £115 95 Y + 1
21. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost
22. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £128 91 W + 5
23. Kumho Ecsta PS71
79% Upper-middle £99 91 Y + 1
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24. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £120 95 Y + 1
25. BFGoodrich Advantage
78% Upper-middle
26. Falken Azenis FK453
78% Upper-middle £120 95 Y
27. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost
28. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
76% Premium £136 91 V + 2
29. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
76% Premium £121 91 Y + 1
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30. Continental EcoContact 6
75% Premium £114 91 W + 3
31. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £105 95 Y + 1
32. Continental SportContact 5P
75% Premium £124 95 Y
33. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
75% Premium £157 95 Y
34. Kumho Ecsta PS91
74% Upper-middle £91 95 Y
35. Cooper Zeon CS8
71% Upper-middle £99 0 Y
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36. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
37. Firestone Roadhawk
69% Upper-middle £99 95 Y
38. Uniroyal RainSport 5
66% Upper-middle £94 95 Y
39. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
62% Upper-middle £102 95 W + 1
40. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle £105 95 W
41. Bridgestone Dueler H/P Sport
58% Premium £126 91 V
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42. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £113 95 W
43. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost
44. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost
45. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £106 95 Y
46. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
47. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
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48. Imperial EcoSport 2
1% Lowcost £46 95 Y
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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