summer tyre test 235/45 R18 - Autozeitung 2019

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
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points total
wet
dry
price
1. Continental PremiumContact 6
-
277
142
135
£126
94 Y + 3
2. Michelin Primacy 4
-
252
118
134
£140
98 W + 3
3. Maxxis Premitra HP5
-
247
126
121
£77
98 W
4. Pirelli Cinturato P7
-
242
123
119
5. Bridgestone Turanza T005
-
239
112
127
£121
94 W + 1
6. Yokohama Bluearth AE-50
-
235
114
121
7. Michelin CrossClimate+ (!)
-
219
114
105
8. Apollo Aspire XP
-
216
101
115
£87
98 Y
9. Kumho Ecsta HS51
-
181
73
108
10. Nankang Comfort AS-1
-
149
48
101
#name - rating points total wet dry 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 £137 98 Y + 2
2. Continental PremiumContact 6
96% premium £126 94 Y + 3
3. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
96% premium £121 94 Y + 1
4. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
92% upper-middle £76 94 V + 2
5. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
92% premium £108 94 W + 1
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6. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
91% upper-middle £103 98 Y
7. Continental SportContact 5
90% premium £107 94 V + 4
8. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
90% upper-middle £91 94 V + 3
9. Fulda SportControl 2
89% lowcost £101 98 Y + 1
10. Michelin Primacy 3
89% premium £150 98 W + 1
11. Firestone Roadhawk
85% upper-middle £94 98 Y
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12. Nokian zLine
84% upper-middle
13. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
83% premium £94 94 V + 2
14. Michelin Primacy 4
82% premium £140 98 W + 3
15. Semperit Speed-Life 2
81% lowcost £119 98 Y
16. Maxxis Premitra HP5
81% lowcost £77 98 W
17. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
81% premium £138 98 Y
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18. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
80% premium £171 94 Y
19. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX GT
80% premium £107 94 Y
20. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
78% upper-middle £161 98 Y
21. Bridgestone Potenza S001
76% premium £107 94 W + 2
22. Kumho Ecsta PS71
73% upper-middle £84 98 Y
23. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
61% upper-middle £106 98 W + 1
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24. Uniroyal RainSport 3
58% upper-middle £105 98 Y
25. BFGoodrich G-Grip
24% upper-middle
26. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
22% upper-middle £92 98 Y
27. Dayton Touring 2
20% lowcost
28. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
19% lowcost £80 98 Y
29. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
18% lowcost
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30. Kormoran Gamma B2
14% lowcost
31. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
10% upper-middle
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