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Summer tyre test 225/50 R17 - Autozeitung 2020

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
264
137
127
£112
94 V + 3
2. Bridgestone Turanza T005
Highly recommended
247
118
129
£107
94 Y + 6
3. Michelin Primacy 4
Highly recommended
247
127
120
£123
94 V + 11
4. Maxxis Premitra HP5
Highly recommended
242
117
125
£71
98 W
5. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
Highly recommended
240
111
129
£101
94 W + 3
6. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
Highly recommended
222
109
113
£95
98 V + 1
7. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
Highly recommended
218
114
104
£98
94 W + 1
8. Dunlop Sport BluResponse
-
218
90
126
9. Giti Premium H1
-
212
88
124
10. Apollo Aspire XP
-
211
101
110
£80
98 Y
11. Yokohama Bluearth AE-50
-
199
77
122
12. Firestone Roadhawk
-
121
75
121
£84
98 W + 1
13. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
-
194
71
123
£117
98 Y + 1
14. Linglong Green-Max
-
192
90
102
15. Westlake Sport SA-37
-
188
81
107
16. Rotalla SETULA S-PACE RU01
-
184
76
108
17. Star Performer UHP-3
-
177
63
114
18. Goodride Sport SA-37
-
174
73
101
19. Nankang Noble Sport NS-20
-
159
90
69
£57
94 V + 1
20. Achilles ATR Sport 2
-
152
50
102
#Name - Rating Points total Wet Dry Price
Above you can see the results of the Autozeitung 2020 225/50 R17 test performed by Autozeitung on a BMW 3 series in 2020. This test was performed in 225/50 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). Continental PremiumContact 6 is the best of 20 tested tyres according to tested properties (Points total, Wet, Dry, ). Other featured tyres include Bridgestone Turanza T005, Michelin Primacy 4, Maxxis Premitra HP5; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Nokian Wetproof, Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance, Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3.

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 £110 94 Y + 3
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
94% Premium £129 98 W + 1
3. Falken Azenis FK510
90% Upper-middle £80 98 Y + 1
4. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £135 94 V + 10
5. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £92 94 W + 7
2
6. Nokian Wetproof
88% Upper-middle £114 98 V
7. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
88% Premium £113 94 W + 6
8. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% Premium £114 94 Y + 3
9. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £141 94 H + 13
10. Nokian Powerproof
87% Upper-middle £107 94 W + 2
11. Fulda SportControl 2
86% Lowcost £136 98 Y + 1
41
12. Dunlop SP Sport-Bluresponse
86% Premium £105 94 W + 1
13. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% Premium £100 94 V + 2
14. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% Premium £103 94 Y + 1
15. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
86% Premium £120 94 H + 10
16. Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde
85% Premium £86 98 V
17. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
85% Upper-middle £103 98 W + 1
30
18. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
85% Upper-middle £109 98 Y + 1
19. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
20. Semperit Speed-Life 3
84% Lowcost £91 94 Y + 2
21. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
84% Premium £84 94 W + 2
22. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £130 94 Y + 2
23. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost £89 94 Y + 2
9
24. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £77 94 W + 1
25. Kumho Ecsta PS71
79% Upper-middle £95 94 W + 2
26. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £107 94 W + 6
27. BFGoodrich Advantage
78% Upper-middle £118 94 W + 2
28. Falken Azenis FK453
78% Upper-middle £124 94 Y + 2
29. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £79 94 V + 4
3
30. Nokian Line
76% Upper-middle
31. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium £120 98 W + 1
32. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost £78 98 Y + 1
33. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
76% Premium £133 98 Y
34. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £105 94 Y + 1
35. Continental EcoContact 6
75% Premium £134 94 V + 3
24
36. Cooper Zeon CS8
71% Upper-middle £92 0 W + 1
37. Kumho Ecsta HS51
70% Upper-middle £88 98 W
38. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle £112 94 W + 2
39. Uniroyal RainSport 5
66% Upper-middle £100 94 V + 3
40. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle £130 94 V + 3
41. Bridgestone Dueler H/P Sport
58% Premium £90 94 H + 2
10
42. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £88 98 W
43. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost £69 94 Y + 2
44. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
51% Lowcost £74 98 V + 1
45. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £70 98 V + 1
46. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle
47. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
25
48. Imperial EcoSport 2
1% Lowcost £46 94 W + 1
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice
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