Summer tyre test 225/40 R18 - EVO 2017
- Winner: Michelin Pilot Sport 4
- Tested tyres: 9
Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
|1.||Michelin Pilot Sport 4||-|| || || || || |
Excelent both in in subjective and objective testing.
| || £91 |
92 W + 3
|2.||Pirelli P ZERO PZ4||-|| || || || || |
Fastest both on wet and dry
Bad aquaplaning properties
|3.||Continental PremiumContact 6||-|| || || || || |
Fast on wet, subjectively very good on dry, excelent on the road
Slowest on dry road, feels little unconnected to the road on the wet.
| || £81 |
92 W + 1
|4.||Falken Azenis FK510||-|| || || || || |
Excelent both on wet and dry, subjectively and objectively. Holding strong when aquaplaning.
Quitest tyre in the test, highest rolling resistance.
| || £67 |
92 Y + 2
|5.||Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2||-|| || || || || |
Fastest on dry roads, good comfort, very good in aquaplaning prevention
slow on the wet
| || £72 |
|6.||Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo||-|| || || || || |
Very confident on wet, low rolling resistance
Weak in longiitudinal aquaplaning, average comfort
| || £100 |
|7.||Hankook Ventus S1 Evo 2 K117||-|| || || || || |
Average and balanced performance without significant weaknesses
No real strengths
|8.||Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3||-|| || || || || |
Good on wet, best in aquaplaning, good braking on dry, comfortable on the road
Slow on dry road, subjectively bad handling on dry and wet
| || £95 |
92 Y + 1
|9.||Toyo Proxes T1 Sport||-|| || || || || |
The worst in almost every objective disciplines
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Above you can see the results of the EVO 2017 225/40 R18 test performed by EVO on a in 2017. This test was performed in 225/40 R18, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). Michelin Pilot Sport 4 is the best of 9 tested tyres according to tested properties (Points total, Wet, Dry, Rolling resistance, Comfort, ). Other featured tyres include Pirelli P ZERO PZ4, Continental PremiumContact 6, Falken Azenis FK510; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Michelin Primacy 4, Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance, Nokian Powerproof.
Same size tyres not featured in the test
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225/40 R18 is found on 51 vehicles:
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