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Summer tyre test 235/45 R18 - Autozeitung 2019

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Points total
Wet
Dry
Price
1. Continental PremiumContact 6
-
277
142
135
£151
94 V + 5
2. Michelin Primacy 4
-
252
118
134
£206
98 W + 3
3. Maxxis Premitra HP5
-
247
126
121
£122
98 W
4. Pirelli Cinturato P7
-
242
123
119
£158
94 V + 3
5. Bridgestone Turanza T005
-
239
112
127
£160
94 W + 2
6. Yokohama Bluearth AE-50
-
235
114
121
7. Michelin CrossClimate+ (!)
-
219
114
105
8. Apollo Aspire XP
-
216
101
115
9. Kumho Ecsta HS51
-
181
73
108
£139
94 V + 1
10. Nankang Comfort AS-1
-
149
48
101
£86
98 W
#Name - Rating Points total Wet Dry Price
Above you can see the results of the Autozeitung 2019 235/45 R18 test performed by Autozeitung on a Škoda Superb in 2019. This test was performed in 235/45 R18, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (235). Continental PremiumContact 6 is the best of 10 tested tyres according to tested properties (Points total, Wet, Dry, ). Other featured tyres include Michelin Primacy 4, Maxxis Premitra HP5, Pirelli Cinturato P7; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117, Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127, Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125.

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. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
94% Premium £147 98 Y + 1
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
94% Premium £191 98 Y + 2
3. Bridgestone Potenza Sport
92% Premium £160 98 Y
4. Falken Azenis FK510
90% Upper-middle
5. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £154 94 V + 5
48
6. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle
7. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
88% Upper-middle £127 98 Y
8. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £130 94 V + 2
9. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% Premium £141 94 W + 1
10. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium
11. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% Premium £150 98 Y + 1
36
12. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
86% Upper-middle £155 98 W
13. Fulda SportControl 2
85% Lowcost £173 98 Y + 1
14. Nokian Powerproof
85% Upper-middle £140 98 Y
15. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
16. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
84% Premium £146 94 Y + 3
17. Semperit Speed-Life 3
81% Lowcost £156 98 Y
22
18. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £197 94 W + 2
19. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost
20. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle
21. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £151 94 V + 3
22. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £153 94 W + 2
23. Kumho Ecsta PS71
79% Upper-middle £103 98 Y
19
24. BFGoodrich Advantage
79% Upper-middle £185 98 W + 1
25. Continental EcoContact 6
78% Premium £152 94 W + 2
26. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle
27. Falken Azenis FK453
78% Upper-middle
28. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost £117 98 Y + 1
29. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
76% Premium
6
30. Uniroyal RainSport 5
76% Upper-middle £116 98 Y
31. Nexen N fera Sport SUV
75% Lowcost
32. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX GT
75% Premium
33. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
75% Premium
34. Toyo Proxes Sport A
74% Upper-middle £134 98
35. Firestone Roadhawk
70% Upper-middle £123 98 Y
14
36. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
37. Cooper Zeon CS8
69% Upper-middle £141 0 Y
38. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
67% Lowcost £105 98 Y
39. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
66% Lowcost £139 98 Y
40. Toyo Proxes Comfort
65% Upper-middle £143 98
41. Giti Sport S1
64% Lowcost
31
42. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
62% Upper-middle £166 98 W + 1
43. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
44. Debica Presto UHP2
56% Lowcost £125 98 Y + 1
45. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost
46. Yokohama BLUEARTH-GT AE51
46% Upper-middle £137 94 W
47. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle
8
48. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
49. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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