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Summer tyre test 265/60 R18 - Autobild 2018

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
Positive features
Neagative features
1. Continental SportContact 5 SUV
Premium tire with exemplary characteristics on all surfaces. High precision control and short stopping distance on wet and dry.
Only average traction in mud.
110 V
1. Hankook Ventus ST RH06
Summer tires with very good qualities when offroad, good safety margin in aquaplaning, short braking distance.
increased rolling resistance
110 V
3. Goodyear EfficientGrip SUV 4x4
Premium tires with dynamic driving characteristics on wet and dry, stable cornering, precise steering behavior, a high comfort.
Only average in the mud
4. Pirelli Scorpion Verde
Excellent traction and handling on dry terrain, low rolling resistance.
Limited lateral guidance and weaker behavior in the wet.
110 H
5. Kumho Crugen HP91
Good traction on sand and mud, balanced performance on wet, low price.
Delayed reaction control, understeer on dry road.
110 V
6. Toyo Proxes T1 Sport SUV
Safe handling and stability, pleasant comfort, economical rolling resistance.
Worse handling during understeer and longer stopping distance on wet, increased noise
110 V
7. Apollo Apterra H/T2
Conditionally recommended
Best resistance to aquaplaning, good comfort.
Weaker terrain characteristics, delayed steering response, understeer in the wet and dry handling, long stopping distance on wet.
8. Goodride SU318 H/T
Not recommended
Good qualities when offroad, low price.
Clearly weaker on wet, wet handling unbalanced, dangerously long stopping distance on wet.
114 V
#Name - Rating Positive features Neagative features Price
Above you can see the results of the Autobild 2018 265/60 R18 SUV test performed by Autobild on a in 2018. This test was performed in 265/60 R18, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (265). Continental SportContact 5 SUV is the best of 8 tested tyres according to tested properties ( ). Other featured tyres include Hankook Ventus ST RH06, Goodyear EfficientGrip SUV 4x4, Pirelli Scorpion Verde; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as GoodYear Wrangler AT Adventure, Nokian Wetproof SUV, Yokohama Geolandar A/T-S G012.

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 Efficientgrip SUV
90% Premium £147 110 V + 2
2. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £143 110 V
3. Michelin Pilot Sport 4 SUV
84% Premium £163 110 V
4. Nokian Line SUV
83% Upper-middle
5. BFGoodrich All Terrain T/A KO2
75% Upper-middle £193 119 S
6. GoodYear Wrangler AT Adventure
75% Premium £153 110 H + 4
7. Nokian Wetproof SUV
75% Upper-middle £124 110 V
8. Yokohama Geolandar A/T-S G012
75% Upper-middle
9. Yokohama Geolandar A/T G015
65% Upper-middle £137 110 H
10. Bridgestone Dueler H/P Sport
58% Premium £155 110 H
11. Michelin Latitude Tour HP
51% Premium £174 109 H + 1
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