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
£102
94 V + 3
2. Bridgestone Turanza T005
Highly recommended
247
118
129
£99
94 Y + 4
3. Michelin Primacy 4
Highly recommended
247
127
120
£112
94 V + 9
4. Maxxis Premitra HP5
Highly recommended
242
117
125
£71
98 W
5. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
Highly recommended
240
111
129
£82
94 W + 3
6. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
Highly recommended
222
109
113
£85
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
£76
98 Y
11. Yokohama Bluearth AE-50
-
199
77
122
12. Firestone Roadhawk
-
121
75
121
£80
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
£53
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 Dunlop SP Sport-Bluresponse, 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. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
93% Premium £121 98 W + 1
2. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £86 94 W + 6
3. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £135 94 V + 10
4. Falken Azenis FK510
88% Upper-middle £79 98 Y + 1
5. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
88% Premium £113 94 W + 6
6
6. Dunlop SP Sport-Bluresponse
88% Premium £83 94 W + 1
7. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% Premium £114 94 Y + 3
8. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
87% Premium £109 94 H + 10
9. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £131 94 H + 13
10. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% Premium £81 94 V + 2
11. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% Premium £91 94 Y + 1
40
12. Fulda SportControl 2
86% Lowcost £92 98 Y + 1
13. Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde
86% Premium £84 98 V
14. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £81 98 W + 1
15. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
16. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
82% Upper-middle £84 98 Y + 1
17. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost £82 94 Y + 2
40
18. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £75 94 W + 1
19. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £93 94 W + 5
20. Kumho Ecsta PS71
78% Upper-middle £94 94 W + 1
21. Falken Azenis FK453
78% Upper-middle £124 94 Y + 2
22. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £75 94 V + 4
23. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost £73 98 Y + 1
3
24. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium £120 98 W + 1
25. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
76% Premium £133 98 Y
26. Nokian Line
76% Upper-middle £110 98 V
27. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
75% Premium £82 94 W + 2
28. Continental EcoContact 6
75% Premium £99 94 V + 1
29. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £91 94 Y + 1
6
30. Cooper Zeon CS8
72% Upper-middle £78 0 W + 1
31. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle £95 94 W + 2
32. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle £105 94 V + 3
33. Bridgestone Dueler H/P Sport
58% Premium £81 94 H + 2
34. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £81 98 W
35. Kumho Ecsta HS51
57% Upper-middle £70 98 W
8
36. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost £61 94 Y + 2
37. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £62 98 V + 1
38. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle
39. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
20% Lowcost £71 98 V + 1
40. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
41. Imperial EcoSport 2
1% Lowcost £47 94 W + 1
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice
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