Summer tyre test 225/45 R17 - GTÜ 2021

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Points total
Wet
Dry
Enviromental impact
Running costs
Price
1. Nexen N Fera Sport
Highly recommended
157
66
54
18
19
2. Nokian WetProof
Highly recommended
153
66
50
19
18
£74
94 W
3. Falken Azenis FK510
Highly recommended
152
68
50
17
17
£70
94 Y + 1
4. Maxxis Premitra HP5
Highly recommended
152
67
49
16
20
5. Michelin Primacy 4
Highly recommended
151
63
53
22
13
£90
91 V + 9
6. Continental PremiumContact 6
Recommended
146
66
51
16
13
£75
91 V + 3
7. Laufenn S Fit EQ
Recommended
146
55
52
19
20
8. BFGoodrich Advantage
Recommended
144
58
50
19
17
9. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
Recommended
143
58
49
22
14
£66
91 W + 1
#Name - Rating Points total Wet Dry Enviromental impact Running costs Price
Above you can see the results of the GTÜ 2021 225/45 R17 test performed by GTÜ on a VW Golf in 2021. This test was performed in 225/45 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). Nexen N Fera Sport is the best of 9 tested tyres according to tested properties (Points total, Wet, Dry, Enviromental impact, Running costs, ). Other featured tyres include Nokian WetProof, Falken Azenis FK510, Maxxis Premitra HP5; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Pirelli P ZERO, Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance, Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125.

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
94% Premium £67 91 Y + 3
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
94% Premium £92 91 V + 5
3. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £65 91 V + 3
4. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £75 91 V + 6
5. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £72 91 V + 12
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6. Pirelli P ZERO
88% Premium £94 91 W + 1
7. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
88% Premium £82 91 V + 2
8. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £64 91 Y + 3
9. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% Premium £72 91 W + 5
10. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £99 91 V + 7
11. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
87% Premium £81 91 V + 2
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12. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% Premium £75 91 V + 10
13. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
86% Premium £83 91 V + 14
14. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% Premium £72 91 Y + 4
15. Dunlop SP Sport-Bluresponse
86% Premium £68 94 W
16. Fulda SportControl 2
86% Lowcost £68 91 Y + 3
17. Pirelli Cinturato P7
86% Premium £70 91 V + 3
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18. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
85% Upper-middle £61 94 W
19. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
20. Semperit Speed-Life 3
84% Lowcost £70 91 Y + 1
21. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £81 91 W + 1
22. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £76 91 Y + 2
23. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost £64 91 Y + 2
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24. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £67 91 W + 1
25. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £62 91 V + 2
26. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £87 91 W + 9
27. Kumho Ecsta PS71
79% Upper-middle £75 91 W + 3
28. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £62 91 V + 4
29. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium £91 91 W + 2
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30. Nokian Line
76% Upper-middle
31. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost
32. Sava Intensa UHP
75% Lowcost
33. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
75% Premium £116 94 Y + 1
34. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £78 91 W + 5
35. Continental EcoContact 6
75% Premium £74 91 V + 1
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36. Cooper Zeon CS8
71% Upper-middle £61 0 W + 2
37. Kumho Ecsta HS51
70% Upper-middle £64 91 W + 1
38. Firestone Roadhawk
69% Upper-middle £62 91 Y + 1
39. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
40. Uniroyal RainSport 5
66% Upper-middle £62 91 Y + 1
41. Giti Synergy E1
66% Lowcost
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42. Giti Sport S1
64% Lowcost
43. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
62% Upper-middle £65 91 W + 4
44. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
45. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £73 94 W
46. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost £622 91 Y + 2
47. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
40% Premium £83 91 W + 4
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48. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £59 91 Y + 1
49. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £96 91 W + 3
50. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
51. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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