Summer tyre test 225/40 R18 - EVO 2017

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
points total
wet
dry
rolling resistance
Positive features
Neagative features
Price
1. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
-
308,2
56
41
90,6
Excelent both in in subjective and objective testing.
Nothing
22,5
£ 117
92 W + 1
2. Pirelli P ZERO PZ4
-
297,4
54,5
39
87,2
Fastest both on wet and dry
Bad aquaplaning properties
21
3. Continental PremiumContact 6
-
296,8
49,5
36,5
94,5
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.
22
£ 85
92 W + 1
4. Falken Azenis FK510
-
284,9
50
38,5
85,6
Excelent both on wet and dry, subjectively and objectively. Holding strong when aquaplaning.
Quitest tyre in the test, highest rolling resistance.
18
5. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
-
293,1
46,5
33,5
100
Fastest on dry roads, good comfort, very good in aquaplaning prevention
slow on the wet
21
£ 97
92 Y
6. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
-
292,2
52
34
94,9
Very confident on wet, low rolling resistance
Weak in longiitudinal aquaplaning, average comfort
19,5
£ 100
92 Y
7. Hankook Ventus S1 Evo 2 K117
-
284,3
47,5
32
92,2
Average and balanced performance without significant weaknesses
No real strengths
21
8. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
-
280,3
48
29,5
91,6
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
20,5
£ 95
92 Y
9. Toyo Proxes T1 Sport
-
269,4
41
31,5
93
(no mentioned)
The worst in almost every objective disciplines
17
#Name - Rating points total wet dry rolling resistance Positive features Neagative features Price

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 2
96% premium £ 142 92 W + 1
2. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
96% premium £ 106 92 W + 1
3. Toyo Proxes R888R
95% upper-middle £ 150 92 Y
4. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
92% upper-middle £ 67 92 W
5. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
91% upper-middle £ 71 92 Y + 2
6. Pirelli P ZERO
90% premium £ 124 92 W + 3
7. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
90% upper-middle £ 103 88 V + 1
8. Continental SportContact 5
90% premium £ 120 92 W + 8
9. Fulda SportControl 2
89% lowcost £ 69 92 Y
10. Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance
89% premium £ 92 92 W
11. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
87% upper-middle £ 68 92 W
12. Bridgestone Turanza T005
87% premium £ 79 92 W + 2
13. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% premium £ 76 92 W + 1
14. Firestone Roadhawk
85% upper-middle £ 95 92 Y
15. Nokian zLine
84% upper-middle
16. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
83% premium £ 104 92 W + 2
17. Michelin Primacy 4
82% premium £ 89 92 Y
18. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
81% premium £ 114 92 W + 3
19. Semperit Speed-Life 2
81% lowcost £ 97 92 Y
20. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
80% premium £ 130 88 Y + 2
21. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
80% premium £ 199 92 Y
22. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
80% premium £ 95 92 Y + 2
23. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
79% upper-middle £ 80 92 W
24. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
78% upper-middle £ 87 92 W
25. Bridgestone Potenza S001
76% premium £ 129 88 Y + 4
26. Kumho Ecsta PS71
73% upper-middle £ 95 92 Y
27. Sava Intensa UHP 2
68% lowcost
28. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
61% upper-middle £ 71 92 W + 1
29. Uniroyal RainSport 3
58% upper-middle £ 81 92 W + 1
30. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
58% upper-middle £ 82 92 W
31. BFGoodrich G-Grip
24% upper-middle
32. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
22% upper-middle £ 93 88 Y + 1
33. Dayton Touring 2
20% lowcost
34. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
19% lowcost £ 60 92 Y
35. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
18% lowcost
36. Imperial EcoSport 2
14% lowcost £ 45 92 Y
37. Kormoran Gamma B2
14% lowcost
38. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
10% upper-middle
39. Toyo NanoEnergy 2
5% upper-middle
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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