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
£111
91 Y + 3
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
very good
9,1
9,3
7
8
9
£130
91 W + 5
3. Continental PremiumContact 6
very good
8,1
9,1
7
6
7
£123
95 Y + 2
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
£87
95 Y
6. Bridgestone Turanza T005
good +
7,1
8,3
10
6
8
£92
91 W + 6
7. Nokian Powerproof
good +
6,8
7,8
8
6
6
£108
91 Y + 1
8. Falken Azenis FK510
good +
6,7
7,6
7
7
7
£90
95 Y + 2
9. Nexen N fera Sport
satisfactory
5,8
8,2
6
10
10
£86
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

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. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
100% premium £130 91 W + 5
2. Continental PremiumContact 6
96% premium £123 95 Y + 2
3. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
96% premium £134 91 Y + 1
4. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
92% premium £148 91 Y + 3
5. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
92% upper-middle £89 91 V + 1
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6. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
91% upper-middle £85 91 W + 1
7. Continental SportContact 5
90% premium £134 91 V + 7
8. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
90% upper-middle £96 95 V
9. Falken Azenis FK510
90% upper-middle £90 95 Y + 2
10. Pirelli P ZERO
90% premium £147 91 W + 1
11. Michelin Primacy 3
89% premium £155 91 V + 3
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12. Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance
89% premium £95 95 W
13. Fulda SportControl 2
89% lowcost £96 95 Y + 1
14. Bridgestone Turanza T005
87% premium £92 91 W + 6
15. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
87% premium £101 95 Y
16. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% premium £88 91 V
17. Firestone Roadhawk
85% upper-middle £89 95 Y
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18. Nokian zLine
84% upper-middle
19. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
83% premium £111 91 V + 11
20. Michelin Primacy 4
82% premium £124 95 W + 1
21. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
81% premium £122 91 V + 2
22. Semperit Speed-Life 2
81% lowcost £93 95 Y
23. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
80% premium £104 95 Y + 1
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24. Continental SportContact 5P
80% premium £123 95 Y
25. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
80% premium £147 95 Y
26. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
79% upper-middle £83 95 W
27. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
78% upper-middle £85 95 Y + 1
28. Falken Azenis FK453
77% upper-middle £120 95 Y
29. Bridgestone Potenza S001
76% premium £118 91 W + 5
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30. Kumho Ecsta PS71
73% upper-middle £79 95 Y
31. Sava Intensa UHP 2
68% lowcost £116 95 Y + 1
32. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
61% upper-middle £96 95 W + 1
33. Bridgestone Dueler H/P Sport
59% premium £115 91 V
34. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
58% upper-middle £110 95 W
35. Uniroyal RainSport 3
58% upper-middle £116 95 Y + 1
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36. BFGoodrich G-Grip
24% upper-middle
37. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
22% upper-middle £100 95 Y
38. Dayton Touring 2
20% lowcost
39. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
19% lowcost £73 95 Y
40. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
18% lowcost
41. Imperial EcoSport 2
14% lowcost £46 95 Y
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42. Kormoran Gamma B2
14% lowcost
43. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
10% upper-middle
#nameour ratingsegmentprice

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