Summer tyre test 225/45 R17 - GTÜ 2016

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Points total
Wet
Dry
Rolling resistance
Noise
Price
1. Continental ContiSportContact 5
-
278
146
132
14
10
£98
91 V + 3
2. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
-
267
134
133
19
10
£72
91 W + 5
3. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
-
263
133
130
19
9
£71
91 Y + 4
4. Pirelli P ZERO
-
263
133
130
13
9
£94
91 W + 1
5. Falken Azenis FK510
-
244
114
130
16
10
£62
94 Y + 1
6. Nokian zLine
-
240
119
121
22
9
7. Bridgestone Turanza T001
-
235
109
126
19
8
£75
91 V + 10
8. Michelin Primacy 3
-
227
84
143
25
9
£98
91 V + 7
9. Hankook Ventus S1 Evo 2 K117
-
225
102
123
17
10
10. Toyo Proxes T1 Sport plus
-
218
105
113
13
10
11. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
-
209
93
116
4
8
£67
91 W + 1
12. GT radial Sport Active
-
185
78
107
19
9
13. Linglong Green-Max
-
182
73
109
20
10
14. Westlake Sport SA-37
-
172
70
102
13
10
#Name - Rating Points total Wet Dry Rolling resistance Noise Price
Above you can see the results of the GTÜ 2016 225/45 R17 test performed by GTÜ on a in 2016. This test was performed in 225/45 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). Continental ContiSportContact 5 is the best of 14 tested tyres according to tested properties (Points total, Wet, Dry, Rolling resistance, Noise, ). Other featured tyres include Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3, Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2, Pirelli P ZERO; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Continental SportContact 5, Bridgestone Turanza T005, Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance.

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 5
93% Premium £70 91 Y + 3
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
93% Premium £86 91 V + 5
3. Continental PremiumContact 6
92% Premium £74 91 V + 3
4. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £64 91 V + 3
5. Michelin Primacy 4
89% Premium £85 91 V + 9
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6. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £74 91 V + 6
7. Bridgestone Turanza T005
88% Premium £71 91 V + 9
8. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
88% Premium £82 91 V + 2
9. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £63 91 Y + 3
10. Dunlop SP Sport-Bluresponse
88% Premium £68 94 W
11. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
87% Premium £68 91 V + 14
9
12. Pirelli Cinturato P7
87% Premium £70 91 V + 3
13. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
87% Premium £79 91 V + 2
14. Maxxis Premitra HP5
86% Lowcost £60 91 W
15. Fulda SportControl 2
86% Lowcost £62 91 Y + 3
16. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £61 94 W
17. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £69 91 W + 1
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18. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £72 91 V + 2
19. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost £104 91 Y + 2
20. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £85 91 W + 9
21. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £62 91 V + 4
22. Kumho Ecsta PS71
78% Upper-middle £69 91 W + 3
23. Firestone Roadhawk
77% Upper-middle £59 91 Y + 1
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24. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium £91 91 W + 2
25. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost £57 91 Y + 3
26. Nokian Line
76% Upper-middle
27. Sava Intensa UHP
75% Lowcost
28. Continental EcoContact 6
75% Premium £72 91 V + 1
29. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
75% Premium £65 91 W + 1
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30. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
75% Premium £111 94 Y + 1
31. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £74 91 W + 5
32. Cooper Zeon CS8
72% Upper-middle £59 0 W + 2
33. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle £71 91 V + 4
34. Giti Synergy E1
66% Lowcost
35. Giti Sport S1
64% Lowcost
20
36. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
62% Upper-middle £64 91 W + 4
37. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
38. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £72 94 W
39. Kumho Ecsta HS51
57% Upper-middle £64 91 W + 1
40. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost
41. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
40% Premium £83 91 W + 4
20
42. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £53 91 Y + 1
43. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £96 91 W + 3
44. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
45. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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