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
£99
94 V + 3
2. Bridgestone Turanza T005
Highly recommended
247
118
129
£101
94 Y + 6
3. Michelin Primacy 4
Highly recommended
247
127
120
£108
94 V + 10
4. Maxxis Premitra HP5
Highly recommended
242
117
125
£71
98 W
5. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
Highly recommended
240
111
129
£84
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 Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3, Michelin Primacy 3, Dunlop SP Sport-Bluresponse.

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
94% Premium £120 98 W + 1
2. Falken Azenis FK510
90% Upper-middle £80 98 Y + 1
3. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £86 94 W + 7
4. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £135 94 V + 10
5. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
88% Premium £113 94 W + 6
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6. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% Premium £114 94 Y + 3
7. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £130 94 H + 13
8. Dunlop SP Sport-Bluresponse
86% Premium £88 94 W + 1
9. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% Premium £88 94 V + 2
10. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
86% Premium £110 94 H + 10
11. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% Premium £92 94 Y + 1
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12. Fulda SportControl 2
86% Lowcost £123 98 Y + 1
13. Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde
85% Premium £86 98 V
14. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
85% Upper-middle £82 98 Y + 1
15. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
85% Upper-middle £86 98 W + 1
16. Semperit Speed-Life 3
84% Lowcost £91 94 Y + 2
17. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
84% Premium £84 94 W + 2
30
18. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
19. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £111 94 Y + 2
20. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost £85 94 Y + 2
21. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £77 94 W + 1
22. Kumho Ecsta PS71
79% Upper-middle £95 94 W + 2
23. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £100 94 W + 6
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24. Falken Azenis FK453
78% Upper-middle £124 94 Y + 2
25. BFGoodrich Advantage
78% Upper-middle £113 94 W + 2
26. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £79 94 V + 4
27. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium £120 98 W + 1
28. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
76% Premium £133 98 Y
29. Nokian Line
76% Upper-middle
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30. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost £84 98 Y + 1
31. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £92 94 Y + 1
32. Continental EcoContact 6
75% Premium £126 94 V + 3
33. Cooper Zeon CS8
71% Upper-middle £92 0 W + 1
34. Kumho Ecsta HS51
70% Upper-middle £88 98 W
35. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle £112 94 W + 2
25
36. Uniroyal RainSport 5
66% Upper-middle £83 94 V + 3
37. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle £142 94 V + 3
38. Bridgestone Dueler H/P Sport
58% Premium £89 94 H + 2
39. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £88 98 W
40. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost £69 94 Y + 2
41. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
51% Lowcost £72 98 V + 1
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42. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £70 98 V + 1
43. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle
44. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
45. Imperial EcoSport 2
1% Lowcost £46 94 W + 1
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice
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