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
#NameRating
Points total
Wet
Dry
Price
1. Continental PremiumContact 6
-
277
142
135
£124
94 Y + 4
2. Michelin Primacy 4
-
252
118
134
£132
98 Y + 3
3. Maxxis Premitra HP5
-
247
126
121
£90
98 W
4. Pirelli Cinturato P7
-
242
123
119
5. Bridgestone Turanza T005
-
239
112
127
£115
94 W + 2
6. Yokohama Bluearth AE-50
-
235
114
121
7. Michelin CrossClimate+ (!)
-
219
114
105
8. Apollo Aspire XP
-
216
101
115
9. Kumho Ecsta HS51
-
181
73
108
10. Nankang Comfort AS-1
-
149
48
101
£69
98 W
#Name - Rating Points total Wet Dry Price
Above you can see the results of the Autozeitung 2019 235/45 R18 test performed by Autozeitung on a Škoda Superb in 2019. This test was performed in 235/45 R18, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (235). Continental PremiumContact 6 is the best of 10 tested tyres according to tested properties (Points total, Wet, Dry, ). Other featured tyres include Michelin Primacy 4, Maxxis Premitra HP5, Pirelli Cinturato P7; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Falken Azenis FK510, Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3, Pirelli P7 Cinturato.

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 £105 98 Y + 1
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
93% Premium £149 98 Y + 2
3. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £141 94 W + 4
4. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £110 98 Y
5. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £92 94 V + 2
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6. Falken Azenis FK510
88% Upper-middle £96 98 Y
7. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% Premium £113 94 W + 1
8. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
87% Premium £95 94 W + 2
9. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £150 98 W + 1
10. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% Premium £116 98 Y + 1
11. Fulda SportControl 2
86% Lowcost £107 98 Y + 1
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12. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
13. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
84% Premium £124 94 Y + 3
14. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle
15. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost £102 98 Y
16. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £96 94 V + 3
17. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £107 94 W + 2
2
18. Kumho Ecsta PS71
78% Upper-middle £92 98 Y
19. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle
20. Falken Azenis FK453
78% Upper-middle £115 98 Y
21. Firestone Roadhawk
77% Upper-middle £97 98 Y
22. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
76% Premium £127 98 Y
23. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost
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24. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
75% Premium £176 94 Y
25. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX GT
75% Premium £114 94 Y
26. Continental EcoContact 6
75% Premium £124 94 W + 1
27. Cooper Zeon CS8
72% Upper-middle £107 0 Y
28. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
29. Giti Sport S1
64% Lowcost
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30. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
62% Upper-middle £115 98 Y + 1
31. Pirelli Cinturato All Season Plus
62% Premium £131 98 Y
32. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
33. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost
34. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost
35. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £97 98 Y
13
36. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
20% Lowcost £89 98 Y
37. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
38. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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