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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
£148
94 V + 4
2. Michelin Primacy 4
-
252
118
134
£159
98 W + 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
£145
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
£76
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 Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117, Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125, Nokian Powerproof.

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
94% Premium £133 98 Y + 1
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
94% Premium £149 98 Y + 2
3. Bridgestone Potenza Sport
91% Premium £142 98 Y
4. Falken Azenis FK510
90% Upper-middle £96 98 Y
5. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £152 94 V + 5
2
6. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £110 98 Y
7. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £100 94 V + 2
8. Nokian Powerproof
87% Upper-middle £107 98 Y
9. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% Premium £129 94 W + 1
10. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £150 98 W + 1
11. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% Premium £131 98 Y + 1
4
12. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
86% Premium £95 94 V + 2
13. Fulda SportControl 2
86% Lowcost £142 98 Y + 1
14. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
85% Upper-middle £104 98 W
15. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
85% Upper-middle £99 98 Y
16. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
17. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
84% Premium £125 94 Y + 3
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18. Semperit Speed-Life 3
84% Lowcost £114 98 Y
19. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £169 94 W + 2
20. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost £102 98 Y
21. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle
22. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £96 94 V + 3
23. Kumho Ecsta PS71
79% Upper-middle £102 98 Y
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24. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £107 94 W + 2
25. BFGoodrich Advantage
78% Upper-middle £166 98 W + 1
26. Falken Azenis FK453
78% Upper-middle £115 98 Y
27. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle
28. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
76% Premium £142 98 Y
29. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost £88 98 Y + 1
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30. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
75% Premium £176 94 Y
31. Continental Ecocontact 6
75% Premium £149 94 W + 1
32. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX GT
75% Premium £114 94 Y
33. Cooper Zeon CS8
71% Upper-middle £107 0 Y
34. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
35. Firestone Roadhawk
69% Upper-middle £97 98 Y
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36. Uniroyal RainSport 5
66% Upper-middle £109 98 Y
37. Giti Sport S1
64% Lowcost
38. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
62% Upper-middle £114 98 W + 1
39. Pirelli Cinturato All Season Plus
62% Premium £131 98 Y
40. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
41. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost
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42. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
51% Lowcost £89 98 Y
43. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £94 98 Y
44. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £117 98 Y
45. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
46. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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