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Summer tyre test 225/45 R18 - AutoMotorSport 2020

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Rolling resistance
Noise
Comfort
Price
1. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
Very good
9,4
9,2
6
10
10
£124
91 Y + 3
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
Very good
9,1
9,3
7
8
9
£140
91 W + 6
3. Continental PremiumContact 6
Very good
8,1
9,1
7
6
7
£143
95 Y + 4
4. Pirelli P ZERO
Very good
8,2
8,5
6
8
9
£147
91 W + 1
5. Maxxis Victra Sport 5
Good +
7,8
8,5
6
8
8
£81
95 Y
6. Bridgestone Turanza T005
Good +
7,1
8,3
10
6
8
£126
91 W + 8
7. Nokian Powerproof
Good +
6,8
7,8
8
6
6
£114
91 Y + 1
8. Falken Azenis FK510
Good +
6,7
7,6
7
7
7
£89
95 Y + 2
9. Nexen N fera Sport
Satisfactory
5,8
8,2
6
10
10
£106
95 Y
10. Toyo Proxes T1 Sport
Satisfactory
5,5
8,1
7
9
8
11. Giti Sport S1
Sufficient
5,5
8,1
7
9
8
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Rolling resistance Noise Comfort Price
Above you can see the results of the AutoMotorSport 2020 225/45 R18 test performed by AutoMotorSport on a BMW 3 series in 2020. 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 5 is the best of 11 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Rolling resistance, Noise, Comfort, ). Other featured tyres include Michelin Pilot Sport 4, Continental PremiumContact 6, Pirelli P ZERO; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Michelin Primacy 4, Michelin Primacy 3, 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
91% Premium £139 95 Y
2. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £122 91 W + 1
3. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £149 91 Y + 7
4. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £94 91 V + 1
5. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
88% Premium £122 95 W
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6. Michelin Primacy 4
88% Premium £145 95 Y + 3
7. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £175 91 V + 3
8. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% Premium £152 91 Y + 3
9. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
86% Premium £129 91 W + 11
10. Pirelli Cinturato P7
86% Premium £161 91 W + 2
11. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% Premium £120 95 Y
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12. Fulda SportControl 2
86% Lowcost £104 95 Y + 1
13. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% Premium £129 91 V
14. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
85% Upper-middle £114 91 Y + 1
15. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
85% Upper-middle £87 95 W
16. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
84% Premium £100 95 Y
17. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
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18. Semperit Speed-Life 3
84% Lowcost £113 95 Y
19. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
84% Premium £121 91 Y + 1
20. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £80 95 W
21. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £140 91 Y + 5
22. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost
23. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £115 95 Y + 1
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24. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £95 95 V + 2
25. Kumho Ecsta PS71
79% Upper-middle £99 91 Y + 1
26. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £149 91 W + 5
27. Falken Azenis FK453
78% Upper-middle £120 95 Y
28. BFGoodrich Advantage
78% Upper-middle £158 95 W
29. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £120 95 Y + 1
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30. Yokohama Bluearth Rv-02
76% Upper-middle
31. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
76% Premium £130 91 Y + 1
32. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost £114 95 Y + 1
33. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
76% Premium £168 91 W + 2
34. Continental Ecocontact 6
75% Premium £140 91 W + 3
35. Continental SportContact 5P
75% Premium £129 95 Y
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36. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
75% Premium £216 95 Y
37. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £122 95 Y + 1
38. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
75% Premium £172 95 Y
39. Kumho Ecsta PS91
74% Upper-middle £91 95 Y
40. Cooper Zeon CS8
71% Upper-middle £99 0 Y
41. Firestone Roadhawk
69% Upper-middle £98 95 Y
9
42. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
43. Uniroyal RainSport 5
66% Upper-middle £106 95 Y
44. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
62% Upper-middle £102 95 W + 1
45. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
46. Bridgestone Dueler H/P Sport
58% Premium £136 91 V
47. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £113 95 W
12
48. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost
49. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
51% Lowcost £89 95 Y
50. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £84 95 Y
51. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £108 95 Y
52. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
53. Imperial EcoSport 2
1% Lowcost £46 95 Y
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54. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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