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Summer tyre test 225/45 R17 - Autoexpress 2015

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Points total
Wet
Dry
Rolling resistance
Noise
Price
1. Continental ContiSportContact 5
-
100
299,7
200
73,1
98,5
£94
91 W + 3
2. Dunlop Sport BluResponse
-
98,8
293,2
198,2
100
98,9
3. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
-
98
289,6
191,6
72,1
98,9
4. Hankook Ventus S1 Evo 2 K117
-
97,7
287,2
191,5
77,9
100
5. Pirelli P ZERO
-
97,3
297,2
195,1
71,4
99,8
£94
91 W + 1
6. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymetric 2
-
96,7
287,9
190,1
89,4
97,8
7. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
-
96,1
290,2
193,3
63,2
98,2
£67
91 W + 1
8. Falken Azenis FK453
-
95
273,6
197,8
66,2
97,9
9. Bridgestone Turanza T001
-
94,3
266,5
189,2
81
98
£99
91 W + 10
10. GT Radial Champiro HPY
-
94,1
277,4
191,1
78,8
96,1
11. Toyo Proxes T1 Sport
-
93,6
268,4
187,9
76,5
96,8
#Name - Rating Points total Wet Dry Rolling resistance Noise Price
Above you can see the results of the Autoexpress 2015 225/45 R17 test performed by Autoexpress on a in 2015. This test was performed in 225/45 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). Continental ContiSportContact 5 is the best of 11 tested tyres according to tested properties (Points total, Wet, Dry, Rolling resistance, Noise, ). Other featured tyres include Dunlop Sport BluResponse, Michelin Pilot Sport 3, Hankook Ventus S1 Evo 2 K117; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117, Bridgestone Turanza T005, Continental SportContact 5.

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. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
94% Premium £113 91 W + 5
2. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
94% Premium £79 91 Y + 3
3. Bridgestone Potenza Sport
91% Premium £83 94 Y
4. Continental PremiumContact 6
91% Premium £91 91 W + 3
5. Falken Azenis FK510
90% Upper-middle £70 94 Y + 1
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6. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £81 91 W + 3
7. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £89 91 V + 12
8. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £101 91 W + 6
9. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £64 91 Y + 3
10. Nokian Wetproof
88% Upper-middle £74 94 W
11. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
88% Premium £82 91 W + 2
41
12. Michelin Primacy 4
88% Premium £96 91 Y + 9
13. Nokian Powerproof
87% Upper-middle £69 91 Y + 2
14. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
87% Premium £88 91 Y + 2
15. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% Premium £82 91 Y + 5
16. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £97 91 Y + 7
17. Fulda SportControl 2
86% Lowcost £68 91 Y + 3
12
18. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
86% Premium £88 91 Y + 14
19. Maxxis Premitra HP5
86% Lowcost £88 91 W
20. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% Premium £80 91 Y + 4
21. Pirelli Cinturato P7
86% Premium £74 91 W + 3
22. Dunlop SP Sport-Bluresponse
86% Premium £81 94 W
23. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
85% Upper-middle £61 94 W
52
24. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
85% Upper-middle £66 94 Y
25. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
26. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
84% Premium £60 91 Y + 2
27. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
84% Premium £80 91 W + 1
28. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £81 91 W + 1
29. Semperit Speed-Life 3
84% Lowcost £70 91 Y + 1
37
30. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £87 91 Y + 3
31. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £80 91 V + 2
32. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost £64 91 Y + 2
33. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £97 91 W + 9
34. Kumho Ecsta PS71
79% Upper-middle £59 91 Y + 3
35. BFGoodrich Advantage
78% Upper-middle £87 91 Y + 3
54
36. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £87 91 W + 4
37. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost £60 91 Y + 3
38. Nokian Line
76% Upper-middle
39. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium £91 91 Y + 2
40. Continental Ecocontact 6
75% Premium £91 91 V + 1
41. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
75% Premium £116 94 Y + 1
29
42. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £88 91 Y + 5
43. Sava Intensa UHP
75% Lowcost
44. Cooper Zeon CS8
71% Upper-middle £61 0 W + 2
45. Kumho Ecsta HS51
70% Upper-middle £64 91 W + 1
46. Firestone Roadhawk
69% Upper-middle £79 91 Y + 1
47. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
29
48. Uniroyal RainSport 5
66% Upper-middle £71 91 Y + 1
49. Giti Synergy E1
66% Lowcost
50. Giti Sport S1
64% Lowcost
51. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
62% Upper-middle £65 91 W + 4
52. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
53. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £73 94 W
10
54. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost £622 91 Y + 2
55. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
51% Lowcost £60 91 Y + 1
56. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
40% Premium £103 91 W + 4
57. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £59 91 Y + 1
58. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £96 91 W + 3
59. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
2
60. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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