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
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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.
£146
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.
£196
92 Y
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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.
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1. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
100% premium £89 92 W + 1
2. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
96% premium £106 92 W + 1
3. Continental PremiumContact 6
96% premium £84 92 W + 1
4. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
96% premium £86 88 Y + 1
5. Toyo Proxes R888R
95% upper-middle £146 92 Y
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6. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
92% premium £95 92 Y + 1
7. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
92% upper-middle £67 92 W
8. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
91% upper-middle £81 88 Y + 2
9. Falken Azenis FK510
90% upper-middle £71 92 Y + 1
10. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
90% upper-middle £77 88 V + 1
11. Pirelli P ZERO
90% premium £112 88 Y + 3
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12. Continental SportContact 5
90% premium £93 88 Y + 9
13. Fulda SportControl 2
89% lowcost £81 92 Y + 1
14. Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance
89% premium £75 92 W
15. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
87% premium £79 92 Y
16. Bridgestone Turanza T005
87% premium £76 92 W + 5
17. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
87% upper-middle £65 92 W
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18. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% premium £77 92 W + 1
19. Firestone Roadhawk
85% upper-middle £61 92 Y
20. Nokian zLine
84% upper-middle
21. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
83% premium £78 92 W + 2
22. Michelin Primacy 4
82% premium £87 92 Y
23. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
81% premium £92 92 W + 3
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24. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
81% premium £100 92 Y
25. Semperit Speed-Life 2
81% lowcost £94 92 Y
26. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
80% premium £104 88 Y + 2
27. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
80% premium £196 92 Y
28. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
80% premium £78 92 Y + 2
29. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
79% upper-middle £80 92 W
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30. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
78% upper-middle £81 92 W + 1
31. Bridgestone Potenza S001
76% premium £99 88 Y + 7
32. Kumho Ecsta PS71
73% upper-middle £75 88 Y + 1
33. Sava Intensa UHP 2
68% lowcost £69 92 Y + 1
34. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
61% upper-middle £70 92 W + 1
35. Uniroyal RainSport 3
58% upper-middle £84 92 W + 1
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36. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
58% upper-middle £149 92 W
37. BFGoodrich G-Grip
24% upper-middle £89 92 Y
38. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
22% upper-middle £93 88 Y + 1
39. Dayton Touring 2
20% lowcost
40. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
19% lowcost £58 92 Y
41. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
18% lowcost
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42. Imperial EcoSport 2
14% lowcost
43. Kormoran Gamma B2
14% lowcost
44. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
10% upper-middle
45. Toyo NanoEnergy 2
5% upper-middle
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