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
£108
91 Y + 3
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
Very good
9,1
9,3
7
8
9
£134
91 W + 5
3. Continental PremiumContact 6
Very good
8,1
9,1
7
6
7
£113
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
£80
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
£99
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
£80
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 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 £131 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 £89 91 V + 1
5. Michelin Primacy 4
88% Premium £120 95 W + 2
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6. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% Premium £130 91 Y + 3
7. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £150 91 V + 3
8. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% Premium £102 95 Y
9. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% Premium £90 91 V
10. Pirelli Cinturato P7
86% Premium £110 91 W + 1
11. Fulda SportControl 2
86% Lowcost £142 95 Y + 1
12
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 £100 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 £87 95 V
20. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £108 95 Y + 1
21. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost £100 95 Y
22. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £126 91 W + 5
23. Kumho Ecsta PS71
79% Upper-middle £95 91 Y + 1
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24. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £114 95 Y + 1
25. BFGoodrich Advantage
78% Upper-middle £117 95 W
26. Falken Azenis FK453
78% Upper-middle £120 95 Y
27. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost £132 95 Y + 1
28. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
76% Premium £130 91 V + 2
29. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
76% Premium £111 91 Y + 1
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30. Continental EcoContact 6
75% Premium £101 91 W + 3
31. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £105 95 Y + 1
32. Continental SportContact 5P
75% Premium £115 95 Y
33. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
75% Premium £160 95 Y
34. Kumho Ecsta PS91
74% Upper-middle £91 95 Y
35. Cooper Zeon CS8
71% Upper-middle £88 0 Y
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36. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
37. Firestone Roadhawk
69% Upper-middle £89 95 Y
38. Uniroyal RainSport 5
66% Upper-middle £93 95 Y
39. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
62% Upper-middle £92 95 W + 1
40. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
41. Bridgestone Dueler H/P Sport
58% Premium £121 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 £80 95 Y
45. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £106 95 Y
46. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
47. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
21
48. Imperial EcoSport 2
1% Lowcost £46 95 Y
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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