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Summer tyre test 225/45 R18 - Autobild 2023

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Running costs
Price
1. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6
Outstanding
2+
1-
1
£133
0 + 1
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 5
Outstanding
2+
2+
1-
£148
95 Y
3. Continental PremiumContact 7
Outstanding
2+
2+
2+
£142
91 W + 1
4. GT Radial Sport Active 2
Good
2
2-
2
£129
95 Y
5. Bridgestone Turanza 6
Good
2-
2
2-
£135
95 Y
5. Kumho Ecsta PS71
Good
2
2-
2-
£117
91 Y + 2
5. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
Good
2
2-
2-
£120
95 Y
8. Falken Azenis FK520
Satisfactory
2-
2+
2
£106
95 Y + 1
9. Sava Intensa UHP 2
Satisfactory
2-
2-
2
£103
95 Y + 2
10. Fulda SportControl 2
Satisfactory
2-
2-
2-
£144
95 Y + 2
11. Pirelli P Zero PZ4
Satisfactory
1-
2+
3
£129
95 Y + 1
12. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
Satisfactory
2+
2+
3+
£126
91 Y + 1
13. Maxxis Victra Sport 5
Satisfactory
2+
2
3+
£108
95 Y
14. Toyo Proxes Sport 2
Satisfactory
2
2+
3
15. Yokohama Advan Sport V107
Satisfactory
2
2+
3-
£140
95 Y
16. Linglong Sport Master
Satisfactory
2
2-
3
17. Giti GitiSport S2
Satisfactory
2-
2-
3+
£91
95 Y
17. Nexen N Fera Sport
Satisfactory
2-
2-
3+
£104
95 Y
17. Uniroyal RainSport 5
Satisfactory
2
3+
2-
£118
95 Y
17. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
Satisfactory
3+
2-
2
£114
95 W + 1
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Running costs Price
Above you can see the results of the Autobild 2023 225/45 R18 test performed by Autobild on a BMW 3 in 2023. This test was performed in 225/45 R18, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6 is the best of 20 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Running costs, ). Other featured tyres include Michelin Pilot Sport 5, Continental PremiumContact 7, GT Radial Sport Active 2; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Michelin Primacy 4, Michelin Pilot Sport 4, Continental PremiumContact 6.

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. Continental SportContact 7
100% Premium £145 95 Y
2. Bridgestone Potenza Sport
92% Premium £135 95 Y
3. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
92% Premium £131 91 Y + 6
4. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
90% Premium £126 91 Y + 5
5. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £157 91 W + 10
2
6. Michelin Primacy 4
89% Premium £178 95 Y + 3
7. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
88% Premium £163 91 W + 6
8. Continental PremiumContact 6
87% Premium £146 95 Y + 5
9. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
81% Upper-middle £111 95 W
10. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
79% Premium £128 95 W
11. Pirelli Cinturato P7
78% Premium £140 91 W + 14
32
12. Maxxis Premitra HP5
78% Lowcost £140 95 W
13. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
77% Premium £131 91 Y + 1
14. BFGoodrich Advantage
76% Upper-middle £144 95 W
15. Debica Presto UHP 2
75% Lowcost £144 95 Y + 2
16. Continental SportContact 5P
75% Premium £145 95 Y
17. Falken Azenis FK510
74% Upper-middle £175 95 Y + 2
19
18. Toyo Proxes Comfort
72% Upper-middle £110 95
19. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
72% Premium £125 91 V + 1
20. Firestone Roadhawk
72% Upper-middle £104 95 Y
21. Nokian Powerproof
71% Upper-middle
22. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
70% Premium £130 95 Y + 1
23. Semperit Speed-Life 3
65% Lowcost £112 95 Y
31
24. Continental Ecocontact 6
63% Premium £123 91 W + 4
25. Pirelli Cinturato All Season Plus
62% Premium £146 95 W + 1
26. Pirelli P ZERO
61% Premium
27. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
59% Premium £123 91 W + 1
28. Bridgestone Potenza S001
58% Premium £156 91 W + 5
29. Cooper Zeon CS8
56% Upper-middle £146 0 Y
9
30. Michelin Primacy 3
54% Premium £188 91 V + 3
31. Uniroyal RainSport 3
51% Upper-middle £132 95 Y + 1
32. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
50% Premium £126 95 V + 2
33. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
50% Premium £193 91 Y + 3
34. Continental ContiSportContact 5
49% Premium £208 95 Y + 2
35. Continental SportContact 5
49% Premium £157 91 Y + 7
47
36. Kumho Ecsta PS91
48% Upper-middle £117 95 Y
37. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
48% Premium £126 95 Y
38. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
46% Upper-middle £132 95 W
39. Semperit Speed-Life 2
45% Lowcost
40. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
41% Upper-middle
41. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
41% Lowcost £98 95 Y
6
42. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
38% Lowcost
43. Nokian zLine
37% Upper-middle
44. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
35% Upper-middle
45. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
35% Premium £162 95 Y
46. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
35% Premium £137 91 Y + 1
47. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
34% Upper-middle £130 95 Y + 1
33
48. Bridgestone Turanza T001
32% Premium
49. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
31% Premium
50. BFGoodrich G-Grip
28% Upper-middle
51. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
27% Premium £168 95 Y
52. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
22% Lowcost
53. Yokohama Bluearth Rv-02
20% Upper-middle
5
54. Bridgestone Dueler H/P Sport
17% Premium £155 91 V
55. Giti Sport S1
12% Lowcost
56. Falken Azenis FK453
5% Upper-middle
57. Matador Hectorra 5
3% Lowcost £98 95 Y
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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