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225/40 R18 - Best summer tyres 2024 - market overview, tests, reviews

Today's discount (22.04):
Kumho Ecsta PS71 225/40 R18 92 Y 77%
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Best summer tyres in tests (2024)

1. Continental SportContact 7

/100%
Tested 6x in 2024, 9x in total.
Pluses:
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Short braking distance on wet roads
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Great handling on dry roads
Minuses:
    -
check the prices for Continental SportContact 7

2. 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

3. 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

225/40 R18 tyre test

Best tyres in your size

225/40 R18 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. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6
87.7%
92.6%
89.9%
Premium £93
92 Y
2. Pirelli P ZERO PZ4
85%
78.5%
76.5%
Premium £104
92 Y + 5
3. Bridgestone Potenza Sport
90.4%
89.6%
81.3%
Premium £87
92 Y
4. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
85.6%
92.6%
94%
Premium £91
92 Y + 4
5. Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S
77.9%
85.3%
64.2%
Premium £152
92 Y
6. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5! Newer model available: Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6
91.6%
87.3%
81%
Premium £124
92 Y + 2
7. Michelin Primacy 4! Newer model available: Michelin Primacy 4+
79.3%
80.5%
76.7%
Premium £98
92 Y + 1
8. Bridgestone Turanza T005
82.3%
83%
79.6%
Premium £97
92 Y + 8
9. Michelin Pilot Sport 4! Newer model available: Michelin Pilot Sport 5
88.5%
88.1%
76.4%
Premium £127
92 Y + 3
10. Continental PremiumContact 6! Newer model available: Continental PremiumContact 7
84.2%
91.3%
85%
Premium £86
92 W + 2
11. Fulda SportControl 2
77.8%
80.2%
75.1%
Lowcost £107
92 Y + 1
12. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
82.5%
82.3%
87.7%
Premium £82
92 Y + 1
13. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
76.3%
78.6%
74.6%
Upper-middle £80
92 W + 1
14. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
82.9%
74.4%
70.7%
Premium £82
92 Y
15. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance! Newer model available: Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
79.8%
83.5%
82.7%
Premium £83
92 W
16. Pirelli Cinturato P7
75.2%
82.5%
77.7%
Premium £106
92 Y + 2
17. Maxxis Premitra HP5
79.6%
82.5%
78.3%
Lowcost
18. Kumho Ecsta PS71
77.8%
74.2%
76.8%
Upper-middle £93
88 Y + 2
19. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
80%
68.3%
80.1%
Premium £110
92 Y + 5
20. BFGoodrich Advantage
65.4%
73%
75.4%
Upper-middle £108
92 W + 1
21. Debica Presto UHP 2
62.1%
Lowcost £84
92 Y + 1
22. Falken Azenis FK510! Newer model available: Falken Azenis FK520
82.1%
75.4%
73.1%
Upper-middle £104
92 Y + 2
23. Sava Intensa UHP 2
82.4%
83.1%
73.7%
Lowcost £91
92 Y + 1
24. Toyo Proxes Comfort
65.9%
80.1%
84.1%
Upper-middle £91
92
25. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125! Newer model available: Hankook Ventus Prime 4
74%
89.8%
79.3%
Premium
26. Uniroyal RainSport 5
85%
72.7%
76.3%
Upper-middle £77
92 Y
27. Firestone Roadhawk
76.2%
85%
75.7%
Upper-middle £88
92 Y
28. Nokian Powerproof
82.3%
85.6%
69.6%
Upper-middle
29. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
Premium £84
92 Y + 3
30. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
64.3%
72.6%
78.2%
Upper-middle £83
92 W + 1
31. Nankang Comfort ECO-2+
Lowcost £70
92
32. Semperit Speed-Life 3
77.8%
66.8%
74.5%
Lowcost £78
92 Y
33. Continental Ecocontact 6! Newer model available: Continental EcoContact 7
64.7%
75.2%
73.7%
Premium £98
92 Y + 4
34. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
56%
82.6%
Premium
35. Pirelli P ZERO
87.5%
86.2%
77.3%
Premium £121
88 Y + 3
36. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
85.5%
Premium £105
88 Y + 2
37. Bridgestone Potenza S001
82.1%
72.6%
83.9%
Premium £116
88 Y + 7
38. Cooper Zeon CS8
80%
73.8%
80%
Upper-middle £99
0 Y + 2
39. Laufenn S Fit EQ+ LK01
83.9%
87.8%
78.1%
Lowcost
40. Uniroyal RainSport 3
58.4%
Upper-middle £101
92 W + 1
41. Toyo Proxes R888R
Upper-middle
42. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
Premium £100
88 V + 1
43. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3! Newer model available: Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
78.1%
85%
Premium £164
92 Y + 1
44. Continental SportContact 5! Newer model available: Continental SportContact 6
Premium £109
88 Y + 9
45. Kumho Ecsta PS91
64.3%
65.6%
Upper-middle £80
92 Y
46. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
77.4%
80.2%
87.7%
Premium £82
92 Y
47. Toyo Proxes Sport A
69.7%
69.2%
73.9%
Upper-middle
48. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
84%
Upper-middle £89
92 W
49. Semperit Speed-Life 2! Newer model available: Semperit Speed-Life 3
65.9%
Lowcost
50. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
83.2%
80.1%
90%
Upper-middle
51. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
61.7%
62.5%
Lowcost £66
92 Y
52. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
67.5%
75%
Lowcost
53. Nokian zLine
82.1%
Upper-middle
54. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
Upper-middle £89
92 W
55. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
Premium £118
88 Y + 2
56. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
90%
Premium £106
88 Y + 1
57. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
73.2%
Upper-middle £126
92 Y + 1
58. Bridgestone Turanza T001
66%
Premium £104
92 W + 2
59. Michelin Pilot Sport 3! Newer model available: Michelin Pilot Sport 4
Premium
60. BFGoodrich G-Grip
Upper-middle
61. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2! Newer model available: Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2 Connect
Premium £160
92 Y + 1
62. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
Premium
63. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
Lowcost
64. Giti Sport S1
65.8%
86.3%
Lowcost

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