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.
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 + 1
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Enviromental impact Positive features Neagative features Price
Above you can see the results of the SportAuto 2017 225/40 R18 semislick 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). Pirelli PZero Trofeo is the best of 3 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Enviromental impact, ). Other featured tyres include Toyo Proxes R888R, Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2, ; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Bridgestone Turanza T005, Michelin Primacy 4, 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. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
94% Premium £97 92 W + 3
2. Continental PremiumContact 6
91% Premium £83 92 W + 1
3. Falken Azenis FK510
90% Upper-middle £80 92 Y + 2
4. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £96 88 Y + 9
5. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £86 88 Y + 2
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6. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £78 92 W + 6
7. Michelin Primacy 4
88% Premium £92 92 Y + 1
8. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
88% Premium £72 92 W
9. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £72 92 W
10. Pirelli P ZERO
88% Premium £121 88 Y + 3
11. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
87% Premium £106 92 W + 1
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12. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% Premium £95 92 Y + 1
13. Nokian Powerproof
87% Upper-middle
14. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
86% Premium £104 92 W + 2
15. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% Premium £84 92 W + 2
16. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% Premium £72 92 Y
17. Fulda SportControl 2
86% Lowcost
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18. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
85% Upper-middle £72 92 Y + 1
19. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
85% Upper-middle £66 92 W
20. Semperit Speed-Life 3
84% Lowcost £72 92 Y
21. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
84% Premium £92 88 Y + 1
22. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £66 92 W
23. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
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24. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £104 92 W + 2
25. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £76 88 V + 1
26. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost
27. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £90 92 W + 1
28. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £101 88 Y + 7
29. Kumho Ecsta PS71
79% Upper-middle £74 88 Y + 1
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30. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £86 92 W + 1
31. BFGoodrich Advantage
78% Upper-middle
32. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
76% Premium £86 92 Y + 3
33. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost
34. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium £100 92 Y
35. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
76% Premium £96 92 W + 4
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36. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
75% Premium £109 88 Y + 2
37. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £72 92 Y + 3
38. Continental EcoContact 6
75% Premium £84 92 Y + 2
39. Kumho Ecsta PS91
74% Upper-middle £95 92 Y
40. Cooper Zeon CS8
71% Upper-middle £69 0 W + 1
41. Firestone Roadhawk
69% Upper-middle £68 92 Y
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42. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
43. Uniroyal RainSport 5
66% Upper-middle £70 92 Y
44. Giti Sport S1
64% Lowcost
45. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
62% Upper-middle £75 92 W + 1
46. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
47. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £75 92 W
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48. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost
49. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £64 92 Y
50. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £72 88 Y + 1
51. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
52. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
53. Imperial EcoSport 2
1% Lowcost £46 92 Y
20
54. Toyo NanoEnergy 2
1% Upper-middle
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