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
£96
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
£82
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
£119
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
£77
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 Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125, 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. Continental PremiumContact 6
92% Premium £81 92 W + 1
2. Michelin Primacy 4
89% Premium £90 92 Y
3. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £76 88 Y + 2
4. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £94 88 Y + 9
5. Falken Azenis FK510
88% Upper-middle £73 92 Y + 2
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6. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £70 92 W
7. Bridgestone Turanza T005
88% Premium £77 92 W + 5
8. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
88% Premium £68 92 W
9. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
87% Premium £79 92 W + 2
10. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
87% Premium £106 92 W + 1
11. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% Premium £77 92 Y
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12. Fulda SportControl 2
86% Lowcost £170 92 Y + 1
13. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £64 92 W
14. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
84% Premium £87 88 Y + 1
15. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £80 92 W
16. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
17. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
82% Upper-middle £71 92 Y + 1
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18. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £81 88 V + 1
19. Toyo Proxes R888R
80% Upper-middle £155 92 Y
20. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £80 92 W + 1
21. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost
22. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £98 88 Y + 7
23. Kumho Ecsta PS71
78% Upper-middle £73 88 Y + 1
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24. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £85 92 W + 1
25. Firestone Roadhawk
77% Upper-middle £66 92 Y
26. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
76% Premium £94 92 W + 4
27. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium £100 92 Y
28. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost £63 92 Y + 1
29. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
75% Premium £93 92 Y + 3
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30. Continental EcoContact 6
75% Premium £81 92 Y + 2
31. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
75% Premium £199 92 Y + 1
32. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
75% Premium £108 88 Y + 2
33. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £77 92 Y + 3
34. Cooper Zeon CS8
72% Upper-middle £70 0 W + 1
35. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
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36. Giti Sport S1
64% Lowcost
37. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
62% Upper-middle £79 92 W + 1
38. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle £96 92 Y
39. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £73 92 W
40. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost
41. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £59 92 Y
7
42. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £72 88 Y + 1
43. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
44. Toyo NanoEnergy 2
1% Upper-middle
45. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
46. Imperial EcoSport 2
1% Lowcost £43 92 Y
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