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
comfort
price
1. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
-
308,2
56
41
90,6
Excelent both in in subjective and objective testing.
Nothing
22,5
£89
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
£84
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
£71
92 Y + 1
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
£79
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 + 1
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 comfort 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. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
100% premium £89 92 W + 1
2. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
96% premium £106 92 W + 1
3. Continental PremiumContact 6
96% premium £84 92 W + 1
4. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
96% premium £86 88 Y + 1
5. Toyo Proxes R888R
95% upper-middle £146 92 Y
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6. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
92% premium £95 92 Y + 1
7. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
92% upper-middle £67 92 W
8. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
91% upper-middle £81 88 Y + 2
9. Falken Azenis FK510
90% upper-middle £71 92 Y + 1
10. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
90% upper-middle £77 88 V + 1
11. Pirelli P ZERO
90% premium £112 88 Y + 3
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12. Continental SportContact 5
90% premium £93 88 Y + 9
13. Fulda SportControl 2
89% lowcost £81 92 Y + 1
14. Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance
89% premium £75 92 W
15. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
87% premium £79 92 Y
16. Bridgestone Turanza T005
87% premium £76 92 W + 5
17. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
87% upper-middle £65 92 W
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18. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% premium £77 92 W + 1
19. Firestone Roadhawk
85% upper-middle £61 92 Y
20. Nokian zLine
84% upper-middle
21. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
83% premium £78 92 W + 2
22. Michelin Primacy 4
82% premium £87 92 Y
23. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
81% premium £92 92 W + 3
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24. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
81% premium £100 92 Y
25. Semperit Speed-Life 2
81% lowcost £94 92 Y
26. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
80% premium £104 88 Y + 2
27. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
80% premium £196 92 Y
28. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
80% premium £78 92 Y + 2
29. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
79% upper-middle £80 92 W
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30. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
78% upper-middle £81 92 W + 1
31. Bridgestone Potenza S001
76% premium £99 88 Y + 7
32. Kumho Ecsta PS71
73% upper-middle £75 88 Y + 1
33. Sava Intensa UHP 2
68% lowcost £69 92 Y + 1
34. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
61% upper-middle £70 92 W + 1
35. Uniroyal RainSport 3
58% upper-middle £84 92 W + 1
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36. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
58% upper-middle £149 92 W
37. BFGoodrich G-Grip
24% upper-middle £89 92 Y
38. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
22% upper-middle £93 88 Y + 1
39. Dayton Touring 2
20% lowcost
40. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
19% lowcost £58 92 Y
41. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
18% lowcost
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42. Imperial EcoSport 2
14% lowcost
43. Kormoran Gamma B2
14% lowcost
44. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
10% upper-middle
45. Toyo NanoEnergy 2
5% upper-middle
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