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
test winner
277
142
135
£ 111
94 Y + 2
2
.
Michelin Primacy 4
highly recommended
252
118
134
£ 138
98 W + 2
3
.
Maxxis Premitra HP5
highly recommended
247
126
121
£ 72
98 W
4
.
Pirelli Cinturato P7
highly recommended
242
123
119
5
.
Bridgestone Turanza T005
-
239
112
127
£ 109
98 Y
6
.
Yokohama Bluearth AE-50
-
235
114
121
7
.
Michelin CrossClimate+ (!)
-
219
114
105
8
.
Apollo Aspire XP
-
216
101
115
£ 89
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 £ 135 98 Y + 2
2. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
96% premium £ 110 94 Y + 1
3. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
92% upper-middle £ 75 94 V + 2
4. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
92% premium £ 114 94 W + 1
5. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
91% upper-middle £ 98 98 Y
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6. Continental SportContact 5
90% premium £ 102 94 V + 4
7. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
90% upper-middle £ 87 94 V + 3
8. Michelin Primacy 3
89% premium £ 150 98 W + 1
9. Fulda SportControl 2
89% lowcost
10. Firestone Roadhawk
85% upper-middle £ 94 98 Y
11. Nokian zLine
84% upper-middle
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12. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
83% premium £ 92 94 V + 2
13. Semperit Speed-Life 2
81% lowcost
14. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
81% premium £ 133 98 Y
15. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX GT
80% premium £ 102 94 Y
16. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
80% premium £ 154 94 Y
17. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
78% upper-middle £ 115 98 Y
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18. Bridgestone Potenza S001
76% premium £ 111 94 W + 2
19. Kumho Ecsta PS71
73% upper-middle £ 98 98 Y
20. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
61% upper-middle £ 98 98 W + 1
21. Uniroyal RainSport 3
58% upper-middle £ 92 98 Y
22. BFGoodrich G-Grip
24% upper-middle
23. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
22% upper-middle £ 80 98 Y
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24. Dayton Touring 2
20% lowcost
25. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
19% lowcost
26. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
18% lowcost £ 85 98 Y
27. Kormoran Gamma B2
14% lowcost
28. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
10% upper-middle
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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