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Summer tyre test 245/45 R18 - Autobild 2020

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Running costs
Price
1. Continental PremiumContact 6
Exemplary
2+
1-
1
£116
96 Y + 2
2. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
Exemplary
1-
2+
1
£105
100 Y + 1
3. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
Exemplary
1-
1-
2-
£144
100 Y + 1
4. Vredestein Ultrac Vorti
Exemplary
2+
1-
2
£108
100 Y
5. Apollo Aspire XP
Exemplary
2+
2+
2+
6. Nexen N fera Sport
Exemplary
2
1-
2-
£119
100 Y
7. Falken Azenis FK510
Exemplary
2
2
1-
£96
100 Y + 2
8. Nokian Powerproof
Good +
1-
2+
2-
£125
96 Y + 1
9. Firestone Roadhawk
Good +
2+
2
2-
£96
100 Y
10. Fulda SportControl 2
Good +
2
2+
2-
£125
100 Y + 1
11. Bridgestone Potenza S001
Good +
1
2+
3+
12. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
Satisfactory
2+
2+
3+
£102
100 Y
13. Laufenn S Fit EQ
Satisfactory
2-
2+
2-
14. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
Satisfactory
2-
2
2
£174
100 Y + 5
15. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
Satisfactory
3+
2
2
£113
100 W + 1
16. Uniroyal Rainsport 3
Satisfactory
3+
2-
2+
£95
96 Y + 1
17. Kumho Ecsta PS71
Conditionally recommended
1
2
3-
£111
96 Y + 1
18. Maxxis Victra Sport 5
Conditionally recommended
2
2+
3-
£93
100 Y
19. Toyo Proxes T1 Sport
Conditionally recommended
2
2
3-
20. Zeetex HP2000 VFM
Conditionally recommended
2-
2-
3+
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Running costs Price
Above you can see the results of the Autobild 2020 245/45 R18 test performed by Autobild on a BMW 5 series in 2020. This test was performed in 245/45 R18, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (245). Continental PremiumContact 6 is the best of 20 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Running costs, ). Other featured tyres include GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5, Michelin Pilot Sport 4, Vredestein Ultrac Vorti; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Pirelli P ZERO, Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125, GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 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
90% Premium £129 100 Y
2. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £100 96 W + 4
3. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £121 96 W + 5
4. Michelin Primacy 4
89% Premium £148 96 W + 4
5. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £124 96 W + 4
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6. Pirelli P ZERO
88% Premium £205 96 Y + 2
7. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £100 96 W + 1
8. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% Premium £110 96 W + 11
9. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £135 96 W + 6
10. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
86% Upper-middle £94 100 W
11. Pirelli P ZERO lx.
86% Premium £109 100 W + 4
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12. Pirelli Cinturato P7
86% Premium £131 100 Y
13. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
86% Premium £136 96 Y + 5
14. Maxxis Premitra HP5
86% Lowcost £89 100 W
15. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
84% Premium £102 100 Y
16. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle
17. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
84% Premium
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18. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
19. Semperit Speed-Life 3
81% Lowcost £92 100 Y
20. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £128 96 W + 4
21. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
81% Premium £116 100 Y
22. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle
23. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost £89 100 Y
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24. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £92 96 V + 1
25. BFGoodrich Advantage
79% Upper-middle £132 100 W + 1
26. Falken Azenis FK453
78% Upper-middle
27. Continental Ecocontact 6
78% Premium £137 96 W + 4
28. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost £125 100 Y + 2
29. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
76% Premium
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30. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium
31. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX GT
75% Premium £141 96 Y + 4
32. Toyo Proxes Sport A
74% Upper-middle
33. Kumho Ecsta PS91
74% Upper-middle £126 100 Y + 1
34. Uniroyal RainSport 5
70% Upper-middle £99 100 Y
35. Cooper Zeon CS8
69% Upper-middle £92 0 Y
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36. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
37. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
67% Lowcost £77 100 Y
38. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
66% Lowcost £87 100 Y
39. Fulda SportControl
65% Lowcost
40. Toyo Proxes Comfort
65% Upper-middle £139 100
41. Giti Sport S1
64% Lowcost
36
42. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
43. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £117 100 W
44. Debica Presto UHP2
56% Lowcost £128 100 Y + 2
45. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost £92 96 Y + 1
46. Yokohama BLUEARTH-GT AE51
46% Upper-middle £107 100 W
47. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £111 100 Y
16
48. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
49. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
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