Summer tyre test 225/40 R18 - Autozeitung 2021

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Points total
Wet
Dry
Price
1. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
Test winner
92
93
92
£74
92 Y + 1
2. Continental PremiumContact 6
Highly recommended
89
85
93
£81
92 W + 1
3. Pirelli P ZERO PZ4
Highly recommended
88
89
87
4. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
Highly recommended
87
83
92
£90
92 W + 3
5. Falken Azenis FK510
Highly recommended
86
89
83
£71
92 Y + 2
6. Nokian Powerproof
-
85
83
87
£60
92 Y + 1
7. Maxxis Victra Sport 5
-
83
75
91
£68
92 Y
8. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
-
80
78
83
£72
92 Y
9. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
-
78
69
87
£69
92 Y + 1
10. Nexen N fera Sport
-
74
63
85
£61
92 Y
#Name - Rating Points total Wet Dry Price
Above you can see the results of the Autozeitung 2021 225/40 R18 test performed by Autozeitung on a Seat Leon in 2021. This test was performed in 225/40 R18, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5 is the best of 10 tested tyres according to tested properties (Points total, Wet, Dry, ). Other featured tyres include Continental PremiumContact 6, Pirelli P ZERO PZ4, Michelin Pilot Sport 4; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Pirelli P ZERO, Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance, Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue.

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. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £76 92 W + 6
2. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £92 88 Y + 9
3. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £77 88 Y + 2
4. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £71 92 W
5. Michelin Primacy 4
88% Premium £89 92 Y + 1
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6. Pirelli P ZERO
88% Premium £121 88 Y + 3
7. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
88% Premium £72 92 W
8. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
87% Premium £106 92 W + 1
9. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% Premium £95 92 Y + 1
10. Fulda SportControl 2
86% Lowcost £79 92 Y + 1
11. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
86% Premium £104 92 W + 2
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12. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% Premium £89 92 W + 2
13. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
85% Upper-middle £67 92 W
14. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
84% Premium £92 88 Y + 1
15. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £66 92 W
16. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
17. Semperit Speed-Life 3
84% Lowcost £70 92 Y
7
18. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £79 92 W + 2
19. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £77 88 V + 1
20. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost
21. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £90 92 W + 1
22. Toyo Proxes R888R
80% Upper-middle
23. Kumho Ecsta PS71
79% Upper-middle £74 88 Y + 1
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24. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £98 88 Y + 7
25. BFGoodrich Advantage
78% Upper-middle £96 92 W + 1
26. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £78 92 W + 1
27. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost £60 92 Y + 1
28. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium £100 92 Y
29. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
76% Premium £97 92 Y + 3
13
30. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
76% Premium £90 92 W + 4
31. Continental EcoContact 6
75% Premium £81 92 Y + 2
32. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £72 92 Y + 3
33. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
75% Premium £107 88 Y + 2
34. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
75% Premium £199 92 Y + 1
35. Kumho Ecsta PS91
74% Upper-middle £83 92 Y
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36. Cooper Zeon CS8
71% Upper-middle £67 0 W + 1
37. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
38. Firestone Roadhawk
69% Upper-middle £68 92 Y
39. Uniroyal RainSport 5
66% Upper-middle £69 92 Y
40. Giti Sport S1
64% Lowcost
41. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
62% Upper-middle £73 92 W + 1
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42. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle £118 92 Y
43. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £75 92 W
44. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost
45. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £58 92 Y
46. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £76 88 Y + 1
47. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
10
48. Toyo NanoEnergy 2
1% Upper-middle
49. Imperial EcoSport 2
1% Lowcost £46 92 Y
50. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
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