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205/45 R17 - Best summer tyres 2024 - market overview, tests, reviews

Today's discount (18.05):
Maxxis Premitra HP5 205/45 R17 88 W 78%
£71mytyres.co.uk

Best summer tyres in tests (2024)

1. Continental PremiumContact 7

/100%
Tested 15x in 2024, 15x in total.
Pluses:
  • Short braking distance on wet roads
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Great handling on dry roads
  • Low rolling resistance/low fuel consumption
Minuses:
    -
check the prices for Continental PremiumContact 7

2. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6

/100%
Tested 8x in 2024, 11x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Short braking distance on wet roads
  • Great handling on dry roads
  • Low drive-by noise levels
Minuses:
    -
check the prices for Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6

3. Bridgestone Turanza T005

/89%
Tested 4x in 2024, 32x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Great handling on dry roads
  • Low rolling resistance/low fuel consumption
Minuses:
    -
check the prices for Bridgestone Turanza T005

205/45 R17 tyre test

Best tyres in your size

205/45 R17 tyre ranking based on test results

Tests usually don't cover the whole market - here is our selection what not to miss when shopping for tyres in this size.
#NameOur ratingTested in this dimensionTested in same width dimensionSegmentPrice
1. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
85.6%
92.6%
94%
Premium £136
88 W + 1
2. Bridgestone Potenza Sport
90.4%
89.6%
81.3%
Premium £114
88 Y
3. Bridgestone Turanza T005
84.3%
85.2%
78.9%
Premium £110
84 V + 5
4. Michelin Pilot Sport 4! Newer model available: Michelin Pilot Sport 5
89.4%
89.3%
79.1%
Premium £127
88 V + 4
5. Continental PremiumContact 6! Newer model available: Continental PremiumContact 7
86%
92.3%
80.7%
Premium
6. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5! Newer model available: Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6
91.7%
90.4%
77.2%
Premium £172
88 V + 2
7. Michelin Primacy 4! Newer model available: Michelin Primacy 4+
80.1%
83.2%
81%
Premium £130
88 V + 5
8. Fulda SportControl 2
77.8%
80.2%
75.1%
Lowcost £155
88 Y + 1
9. Pirelli Cinturato All Season SF2
75.3%
82.3%
81.1%
Premium £142
88 V + 1
10. Nokian Wetproof
86.1%
80.1%
81.3%
Upper-middle
11. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
76.1%
79.5%
74.8%
Upper-middle £106
88 W + 1
12. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
81.4%
83.1%
78.4%
Premium £107
88 W
13. Fulda EcoControl HP2
67.4%
76.3%
79.1%
Lowcost £89
88 V
14. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
81.6%
77%
74.1%
Premium £143
88 W + 1
15. Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance
Premium £111
88 V
16. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance! Newer model available: Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
82.7%
85.1%
78.7%
Premium
17. Pirelli Cinturato P7
76.2%
86.7%
80.8%
Premium
18. Maxxis Premitra HP5
80.9%
84.5%
77.5%
Lowcost £71
88 W
19. Kumho Ecsta PS71
80%
74.5%
67.3%
Upper-middle £101
84 V + 1
20. BFGoodrich Advantage
63.2%
74%
81.1%
Upper-middle £120
88 V + 1
21. Debica Presto UHP 2
62.1%
Lowcost £89
88 W
22. Sava Intensa HP2
Lowcost £91
88 V
23. Sava Intensa UHP 2
78.1%
86.7%
73.9%
Lowcost £85
88 Y + 1
24. Toyo Proxes Comfort
65.9%
80.1%
84.1%
Upper-middle £83
88
25. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125! Newer model available: Hankook Ventus Prime 4
73.1%
92%
80.3%
Premium £113
88 V
26. Uniroyal RainSport 5
86.3%
70%
83.2%
Upper-middle £88
88 V + 1
27. Firestone Roadhawk
73.1%
86.6%
73.3%
Upper-middle
28. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
Premium £113
88 W + 1
29. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
64.3%
72.6%
78.2%
Upper-middle £109
88 V + 2
30. Semperit Speed-Life 3
80.5%
67.2%
75.4%
Lowcost £102
88 Y + 1
31. Continental Ecocontact 6! Newer model available: Continental EcoContact 7
62%
78.8%
85%
Premium £114
88 H + 4
32. Pirelli P ZERO
90.1%
92.2%
74.6%
Premium £149
84 V + 2
33. Bridgestone Potenza S001
73%
83.9%
61.6%
Premium £129
84 W
34. Debica Presto UHP2
82.6%
83.7%
Lowcost
35. Cooper Zeon CS8
80%
73.8%
80%
Upper-middle £112
0 W + 1
36. Michelin Primacy 3! Newer model available: Michelin Primacy 4
69.6%
Premium £142
84 W + 4
37. Uniroyal RainSport 3
58.4%
Upper-middle
38. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3! Newer model available: Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
78.1%
85%
Premium £143
88 W + 5
39. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
84%
Upper-middle £92
88 W
40. Kumho Ecsta HS51! Newer model available: Kumho Ecsta HS52
79.4%
80%
79.3%
Upper-middle £114
88 W
41. Semperit Speed-Life 2! Newer model available: Semperit Speed-Life 3
65.9%
Lowcost
42. Continental SportContact 5! Newer model available: Continental SportContact 6
Premium
43. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
77.4%
80.2%
87.7%
Premium
44. Vredestein Ultrac
86.2%
83.4%
84.2%
Premium £93
88 Y
45. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
61.7%
62.5%
Lowcost £88
88 Y
46. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
72%
89.2%
59.1%
Upper-middle
47. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
62.7%
70.3%
Lowcost
48. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
Upper-middle
49. Nokian Line
85.5%
78.3%
69.4%
Upper-middle
50. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
Premium
51. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
90%
Premium
52. Michelin Pilot Sport 3! Newer model available: Michelin Pilot Sport 4
Premium
53. BFGoodrich G-Grip
Upper-middle
54. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
Lowcost

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