Summer tyre test 225/40 R18 - SportAuto 2017

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Enviromental impact
Price
1. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
Highly recommended
9,5
9,5
8,0
£91
92 W + 3
2. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
Recommended
8,6
9,1
9,4
£95
92 Y + 1
3. Bridgestone Turanza T001
Recommended
8,9
8,3
9,4
£89
92 W + 2
4. Continental ContiSportContact 5
Recommended
8,6
9,1
5,6
5. Pirelli P ZERO
Recommended
7,4
9,2
9,4
£121
88 Y + 3
6. Toyo Proxes T1 Sport
Recommended
8,0
8,4
8,6
7. Kumho Ecsta PS91
Conditionally recommended
7,3
8,4
5,9
£82
92 Y
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Enviromental impact Price
Above you can see the results of the SportAuto 2017 225/40 R18 test performed by SportAuto 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 7 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Enviromental impact, ). Other featured tyres include Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3, Bridgestone Turanza T001, Continental ContiSportContact 5; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Michelin Primacy 4, Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125, 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. Continental PremiumContact 6
91% Premium £81 92 W + 1
2. Falken Azenis FK510
90% Upper-middle £67 92 Y + 2
3. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £78 92 W + 6
4. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £95 88 Y + 9
5. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £78 88 Y + 2
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6. Michelin Primacy 4
88% Premium £91 92 Y + 1
7. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £70 92 W
8. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
88% Premium £72 92 W
9. Nokian Powerproof
87% Upper-middle £68 92 Y + 1
10. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
87% Premium £106 92 W + 1
11. Fulda SportControl 2
86% Lowcost £75 92 Y + 1
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12. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
86% Premium £104 92 W + 2
13. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% Premium £72 92 Y
14. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
85% Upper-middle £67 92 W
15. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
85% Upper-middle £72 92 Y + 1
16. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
84% Premium £92 88 Y + 1
17. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £80 92 W
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18. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
19. Semperit Speed-Life 3
84% Lowcost £70 92 Y
20. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £84 92 W + 2
21. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £86 88 V + 1
22. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost
23. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £90 92 W + 1
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24. Toyo Proxes R888R
80% Upper-middle
25. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £98 88 Y + 7
26. Kumho Ecsta PS71
79% Upper-middle £74 88 Y + 1
27. BFGoodrich Advantage
78% Upper-middle £96 92 W + 1
28. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £86 92 W + 1
29. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
76% Premium £93 92 W + 4
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30. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost £84 92 Y + 1
31. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium £100 92 Y
32. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
76% Premium £97 92 Y + 3
33. Continental EcoContact 6
75% Premium £81 92 Y + 2
34. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £72 92 Y + 3
35. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
75% Premium £199 92 Y + 1
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36. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
75% Premium £105 88 Y + 2
37. Cooper Zeon CS8
71% Upper-middle £69 0 W + 1
38. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
39. Firestone Roadhawk
69% Upper-middle £67 92 Y
40. Uniroyal RainSport 5
66% Upper-middle £66 92 Y
41. Giti Sport S1
64% Lowcost
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42. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
62% Upper-middle £76 92 W + 1
43. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle £114 92 Y
44. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £75 92 W
45. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost
46. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £61 92 Y
47. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £73 88 Y + 1
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48. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
49. Toyo NanoEnergy 2
1% Upper-middle
50. Imperial EcoSport 2
1% Lowcost £46 92 Y
51. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
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