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Summer tyre test 225/45 R17 - Autobild 2019

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Running costs
Price
1. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
Exemplary
1
1
1-
£110
91 V + 5
2. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
Exemplary
1-
2+
1
£84
91 Y + 4
3. Falken Azenis FK510
Exemplary
1-
2+
2
4. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
Exemplary
2+
1-
2
£89
94 Y
5. Continental PremiumContact 6
Exemplary
2
2
1
£96
91 V + 4
6. Fulda SportControl 2
Exemplary
2
2+
2
£75
91 Y + 3
7. Nokian WetProof
Good
2+
2+
2
£93
94 W
8. Pirelli P ZERO
Good
1-
2+
3+
9. Sava Intensa UHP 2
Good
2-
2+
1-
£80
91 Y + 3
10. Apollo Aspire XP
Good
2
2
2+
11. Bridgestone Turanza T005
Good
2+
2-
2+
£92
91 V + 14
12. Vredestein Ultrac Vorti
Good
2
2+
2-
13. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
Good
2-
2+
2
£112
91 Y + 4
14. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
Satisfactory
2-
2+
2
£100
94 W
15. Toyo Proxes T1 Sport
Satisfactory
2+
2-
3
16. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
Satisfactory
3+
2
2
£115
91 W + 4
17. Maxxis Premitra HP5
Satisfactory
2-
2-
2
£85
91 W + 1
18. Firestone Roadhawk
Satisfactory
3+
2-
2-
£82
91 Y + 2
19. Kenda KR41 Emera A1
Satisfactory
2+
2
3
20. Kumho Ecsta PS71
Satisfactory
2
2-
3-
£105
91 W + 6
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Running costs Price
Above you can see the results of the Autobild 2019 225/45 R17 test performed by Autobild on a BMW 1 in 2019. This test was performed in 225/45 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). Michelin Pilot Sport 4 is the best of 20 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Running costs, ). Other featured tyres include GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5, Falken Azenis FK510, Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance, GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3, Michelin Primacy 3.

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. Bridgestone Potenza Sport
92% Premium £97 94 Y
2. Michelin Primacy 4
90% Premium £120 91 V + 9
3. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £94 91 V + 6
4. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £100 91 V + 3
5. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £102 91 Y + 3
25
6. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
88% Premium £113 91 V + 2
7. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% Premium £92 91 W + 5
8. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £119 91 V + 7
9. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
87% Premium
10. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
87% Premium £91 91 W + 1
11. Dunlop Sport BluResponse
86% Premium £93 94 W
2
12. Pirelli Cinturato P7
86% Premium £114 91 V + 18
13. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% Premium £97 91 V + 10
14. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
86% Upper-middle £111 91 W + 1
15. Nokian Powerproof
85% Upper-middle £100 91 W + 3
16. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
17. Hankook Ventus Prime 4
84% Upper-middle £98 91 + 1
50
18. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £169 91 W + 1
19. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
84% Premium
20. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £104 91 Y + 5
21. Semperit Speed-Life 3
81% Lowcost £97 91 Y + 1
22. Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 Connect
80% Premium £152 94 Y
23. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost
27
24. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £101 91 W + 1
25. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £100 91 V + 2
26. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £111 91 W + 9
27. BFGoodrich Advantage
79% Upper-middle £108 91 W + 3
28. Continental Ecocontact 6
78% Premium £95 91 V + 1
29. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £85 91 V + 4
53
30. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium
31. Nokian Line
76% Upper-middle
32. Uniroyal RainSport 5
76% Upper-middle £83 91 Y + 1
33. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £92 91 W + 5
34. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
75% Premium
35. Sava Intensa UHP
75% Lowcost
53
36. Kumho Ecowing ES31
75% Upper-middle £95 91 W
37. Toyo Proxes Sport A
74% Upper-middle £107 94
38. Kumho Ecsta HS51
70% Upper-middle
39. Cooper Zeon CS8
69% Upper-middle £109 0 W + 6
40. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
41. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
67% Lowcost £89 91 Y + 1
34
42. Giti Synergy E1
66% Lowcost
43. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
66% Lowcost £89 91 Y + 1
44. Toyo Proxes Comfort
65% Upper-middle £65 94
45. Nankang Comfort ECO-2+
65% Lowcost £63 94 + 1
46. Giti Sport S1
64% Lowcost
47. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
22
48. Debica Presto UHP2
56% Lowcost £86 91 Y + 3
49. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost
50. Yokohama BLUEARTH-GT AE51
46% Upper-middle £83 94 W
51. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
40% Premium £116 91 W + 4
52. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle
53. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
10
54. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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