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Summer tyre test 225/40 R18 - ADAC 2020

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Noise
Wear
Fuel consumption
Price
1. Continental PremiumContact 6
Good
1,7
2,4
3,6
2,0
2,1
£87
92 W + 2
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
Good
2,0
1,9
2,9
2,0
1,9
£123
92 Y + 3
3. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
Good
2,3
1,7
3,1
2,0
1,9
£95
92 Y + 2
4. Maxxis Victra Sport 5
Good
2,2
2,0
2,8
2,0
2,4
£75
92 Y
5. Nexen N fera Sport
Satisfactory
2,6
2,2
3,1
2,0
1,9
£87
92 Y
6. Sava Intensa UHP 2
Satisfactory
2,7
1,8
3,1
2,0
1,6
£94
92 Y + 1
7. Vredestein Ultrac Vorti
Satisfactory
2,7
2,5
2,9
2,0
2,4
8. Falken Azenis FK510
Satisfactory
2,4
2,9
3,0
2,0
2,0
£95
92 Y + 2
9. Bridgestone Potenza S001
Satisfactory
3,0
1,7
3,5
2,5
2,1
£116
88 Y + 7
10. Kumho Ecsta PS71
Satisfactory
2,3
2,4
3,3
3,0
2,0
£95
88 Y + 2
11. Nokian Powerproof
Satisfactory
2,4
2,4
2,8
3,0
2,0
12. Pirelli P ZERO
Satisfactory
1,8
1,3
2,9
3,0
2,7
£103
88 Y + 3
13. Toyo Proxes T1 Sport
Satisfactory
2,8
2,0
2,9
3,0
2,0
14. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
Satisfactory
3,1
2,0
3,4
2,5
1,8
£83
92 Y + 1
15. Cooper Zeon CS Sport
Satisfactory
3,3
2,0
3,2
2,0
2,5
16. Rotalla SETULA S-PACE RU01
Sufficient
3,6
2,9
2,8
2,0
1,6
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Noise Wear Fuel consumption Price
Above you can see the results of the ADAC 2020 225/40 R18 test performed by ADAC on a Volkswagen Golf in 2020. This test was performed in 225/40 R18, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). Continental PremiumContact 6 is the best of 16 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Noise, Wear, Fuel consumption, ). Other featured tyres include Michelin Pilot Sport 4, GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5, Maxxis Victra Sport 5; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Pirelli P ZERO PZ4, Michelin Primacy 4, Fulda SportControl 2.

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. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6
100% Premium £92 92 Y
2. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
92% Premium £91 92 Y + 4
3. Bridgestone Potenza Sport
92% Premium £83 92 Y
4. Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S
91% Premium £152 92 Y
5. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £100 92 Y + 8
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6. Pirelli P ZERO PZ4
88% Premium £103 92 Y + 5
7. Michelin Primacy 4
84% Premium £98 92 Y + 1
8. Fulda SportControl 2
84% Lowcost £110 92 Y + 1
9. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
81% Upper-middle £79 92 W + 1
10. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
79% Premium £83 92 W
11. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
79% Premium £82 92 Y
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12. Maxxis Premitra HP5
78% Lowcost
13. Pirelli Cinturato P7
78% Premium £110 92 Y + 2
14. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
77% Premium £110 92 Y + 5
15. BFGoodrich Advantage
76% Upper-middle £110 92 W + 1
16. Debica Presto UHP 2
75% Lowcost £84 92 Y + 1
17. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
72% Premium
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18. Toyo Proxes Comfort
72% Upper-middle £75 92
19. Uniroyal RainSport 5
72% Upper-middle £75 92 Y
20. Firestone Roadhawk
72% Upper-middle £90 92 Y
21. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
70% Premium £89 92 Y + 3
22. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
68% Upper-middle £82 92 W + 1
23. Nankang Comfort ECO-2+
65% Lowcost £70 92
25
24. Semperit Speed-Life 3
65% Lowcost £77 92 Y
25. Continental Ecocontact 6
63% Premium £91 92 Y + 4
26. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
62% Premium
27. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
59% Premium £108 88 Y + 2
28. Cooper Zeon CS8
56% Upper-middle £100 0 Y + 2
29. Laufenn S Fit EQ+ LK01
52% Lowcost
9
30. Uniroyal RainSport 3
51% Upper-middle £99 92 W + 1
31. Toyo Proxes R888R
50% Upper-middle
32. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
50% Premium £96 88 V + 1
33. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
50% Premium £185 92 Y + 1
34. Kumho Ecsta PS91
48% Upper-middle £80 92 Y
35. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
46% Upper-middle
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36. Toyo Proxes Sport A
46% Upper-middle
37. Semperit Speed-Life 2
45% Lowcost
38. Continental SportContact 5
44% Premium £102 88 Y + 9
39. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
43% Premium £77 92 Y
40. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
41% Lowcost £61 92 Y
41. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
41% Upper-middle
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42. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
38% Lowcost
43. Nokian zLine
37% Upper-middle
44. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
35% Premium £106 88 Y + 1
45. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
35% Premium £118 88 Y + 2
46. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
35% Upper-middle £96 92 W
47. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
34% Upper-middle £111 92 Y + 1
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48. Bridgestone Turanza T001
32% Premium £103 92 W + 2
49. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
31% Premium
50. BFGoodrich G-Grip
28% Upper-middle
51. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
27% Premium £148 92 Y + 1
52. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
22% Premium
53. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
22% Lowcost
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54. Giti Sport S1
12% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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