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
Positive features
Neagative features
Price
1. Pirelli PZero Trofeo
highly recommended
4,3
11
4,9
The best among the semi-slick tires, a high level of grip combined with excellent steering precision on the racetrack. Good traction, fast times.
Use wet is critical
2. Toyo Proxes R888R
highly recommended
5,5
10,6
5,9
Relatively short stopping distances in wet conditions, excellent adhesion, good accuracy and a wider range of border line.
use on wet roads requiring driving skill, loud booming noise within.
£ 150
92 Y
3. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
recommended
5,1
9,9
6,6
very balanced handling on the race track, predictable, precise and durable, very versatile.
largely unsuitable for use on wet roads.
£ 199
92 Y
#Name - Rating wet dry enviromental impact Positive features Neagative features Price
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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 £ 117 92 W + 1
2. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
96% premium £ 106 92 W + 1
3. Continental PremiumContact 6
96% premium £ 85 92 W + 1
4. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
96% premium £ 142 92 W + 1
5. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
92% upper-middle £ 67 92 W
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6. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
92% premium £ 95 92 Y
7. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
91% upper-middle £ 71 92 Y + 2
8. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
90% upper-middle £ 103 88 V + 1
9. Falken Azenis FK510
90% upper-middle
10. Continental SportContact 5
90% premium £ 120 92 Y + 9
11. Pirelli P ZERO
90% premium £ 124 92 W + 3
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12. Fulda SportControl 2
89% lowcost £ 69 92 Y
13. Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance
89% premium £ 92 92 W
14. Bridgestone Turanza T005
87% premium £ 79 92 W + 2
15. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
87% upper-middle £ 68 92 W
16. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
87% premium £ 97 92 Y
17. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% premium £ 76 92 W + 1
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18. Firestone Roadhawk
85% upper-middle £ 95 92 Y
19. Nokian zLine
84% upper-middle
20. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
83% premium £ 104 92 W + 2
21. Michelin Primacy 4
82% premium £ 89 92 Y
22. Semperit Speed-Life 2
81% lowcost £ 97 92 Y
23. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
81% premium £ 114 92 W + 3
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24. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
81% premium £ 100 92 Y
25. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
80% premium £ 95 92 Y + 2
26. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
80% premium £ 130 88 Y + 2
27. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
79% upper-middle £ 80 92 W
28. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
78% upper-middle £ 87 92 W
29. Bridgestone Potenza S001
76% premium £ 129 88 Y + 4
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30. Kumho Ecsta PS71
73% upper-middle £ 95 92 Y
31. Sava Intensa UHP 2
68% lowcost
32. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
61% upper-middle £ 71 92 W + 1
33. Uniroyal RainSport 3
58% upper-middle £ 81 92 W + 1
34. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
58% upper-middle £ 82 92 W
35. BFGoodrich G-Grip
24% upper-middle
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36. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
22% upper-middle £ 93 88 Y + 1
37. Dayton Touring 2
20% lowcost
38. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
19% lowcost £ 60 92 Y
39. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
18% lowcost
40. Imperial EcoSport 2
14% lowcost £ 45 92 Y
41. Kormoran Gamma B2
14% lowcost
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42. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
10% upper-middle
43. Toyo NanoEnergy 2
5% upper-middle
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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