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
£115
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
£125
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
£80
95 Y
6. Bridgestone Turanza T005
good +
7,1
8,3
10
6
8
£112
91 W + 6
7. Nokian Powerproof
good +
6,8
7,8
8
6
6
£112
91 Y + 1
8. Falken Azenis FK510
good +
6,7
7,6
7
7
7
£94
95 Y + 2
9. Nexen N fera Sport
satisfactory
5,8
8,2
6
10
10
£84
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 Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117, Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance, Bridgestone Turanza T005.

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 £115 91 Y + 3
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
93% premium £135 91 W + 5
3. Continental PremiumContact 6
92% premium £125 95 Y + 2
4. Continental SportContact 5
89% premium £134 91 Y + 7
5. Michelin Primacy 4
89% premium £135 95 Y + 1
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6. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% upper-middle £83 91 W + 1
7. Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance
88% premium £95 95 W
8. Bridgestone Turanza T005
88% premium £112 91 W + 6
9. Pirelli P ZERO
88% premium £147 91 W + 1
10. Falken Azenis FK510
88% upper-middle £94 95 Y + 2
11. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% upper-middle £91 91 V + 1
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12. Pirelli Cinturato P7
87% premium £126 91 W + 1
13. Michelin Primacy 3
87% premium £159 91 V + 3
14. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% premium £150 91 Y + 3
15. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
87% premium £127 91 W + 11
16. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% premium £103 95 Y
17. Fulda SportControl 2
86% lowcost £100 95 Y + 1
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18. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% premium £88 91 V
19. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
84% premium £99 91 Y + 1
20. Nokian zLine
84% upper-middle
21. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
82% upper-middle £90 91 Y
22. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% upper-middle £102 95 Y + 1
23. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% lowcost £108 95 Y
6
24. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% upper-middle £94 95 V
25. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% premium £134 91 W + 5
26. Kumho Ecsta PS71
78% upper-middle £103 91 Y + 1
27. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% upper-middle £119 95 Y + 1
28. Falken Azenis FK453
78% upper-middle £120 95 Y
29. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
77% upper-middle £108 95 W
2
30. Firestone Roadhawk
77% upper-middle £93 95 Y
31. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
76% premium £168 91 W + 2
32. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% lowcost £88 95 Y + 1
33. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
75% premium £150 95 Y
34. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
75% premium £118 95 Y
35. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% premium £106 95 Y + 1
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36. Continental EcoContact 6
75% premium £109 91 W + 2
37. Continental SportContact 5P
75% premium £124 95 Y
38. Kumho Ecsta PS91
74% upper-middle £87 95 Y
39. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% upper-middle
40. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
62% upper-middle £99 95 W + 1
41. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% upper-middle
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42. Bridgestone Dueler H/P Sport
58% premium £128 91 V
43. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% upper-middle £103 95 W
44. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% lowcost
45. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% lowcost £102 95 Y
46. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% upper-middle £121 95 Y
47. Dayton Touring 2
10% lowcost
2
48. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% lowcost
49. Imperial EcoSport 2
1% lowcost
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