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Summer tyre test 225/50 R17 - Autozeitung 2020

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
Test winner
264
137
127
£99
94 V + 3
2. Bridgestone Turanza T005
Highly recommended
247
118
129
£101
94 Y + 6
3. Michelin Primacy 4
Highly recommended
247
127
120
£118
94 V + 11
4. Maxxis Premitra HP5
Highly recommended
242
117
125
£71
98 W
5. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
Highly recommended
240
111
129
£84
94 W + 3
6. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
Highly recommended
222
109
113
£95
98 V + 1
7. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
Highly recommended
218
114
104
£89
94 W + 1
8. Dunlop Sport BluResponse
-
218
90
126
£88
94 W + 1
9. Giti Premium H1
-
212
88
124
10. Apollo Aspire XP
-
211
101
110
£80
98 Y
11. Yokohama Bluearth AE-50
-
199
77
122
12. Firestone Roadhawk
-
121
75
121
£88
98 W + 1
13. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
-
194
71
123
14. Linglong Green-Max
-
192
90
102
15. Westlake Sport SA-37
-
188
81
107
16. Rotalla SETULA S-PACE RU01
-
184
76
108
17. Star Performer UHP-3
-
177
63
114
18. Goodride Sport SA-37
-
174
73
101
19. Nankang Noble Sport NS-20
-
159
90
69
£57
94 V + 1
20. Achilles ATR Sport 2
-
152
50
102
#Name - Rating Points total Wet Dry Price
Above you can see the results of the Autozeitung 2020 225/50 R17 test performed by Autozeitung on a BMW 3 series in 2020. This test was performed in 225/50 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). Continental PremiumContact 6 is the best of 20 tested tyres according to tested properties (Points total, Wet, Dry, ). Other featured tyres include Bridgestone Turanza T005, Michelin Primacy 4, Maxxis Premitra HP5; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117, Continental SportContact 5, Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance.

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 £126 98 W + 1
2. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
94% Premium £93 94 Y + 5
3. Falken Azenis FK510
90% Upper-middle £80 98 Y + 1
4. Bridgestone Potenza Sport
90% Premium £116 98 Y
5. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
89% Upper-middle £86 98 Y + 1
15
6. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £92 94 W + 7
7. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £121 94 V + 10
8. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
88% Premium £94 94 W + 6
9. Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance
88% Premium £137 94 W + 1
10. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% Premium £122 94 Y + 3
11. Nokian Wetproof
87% Upper-middle £103 98 V
14
12. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
87% Premium £84 94 W + 2
13. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £141 94 H + 13
14. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
86% Premium £110 94 H + 10
15. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% Premium £92 94 Y + 1
16. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
86% Upper-middle £123 98 W + 2
17. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% Premium £88 94 V + 2
25
18. Nokian Powerproof
85% Upper-middle £107 94 W + 2
19. Pirelli P1 Cinturato Verde
85% Premium £86 98 V
20. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
21. Fulda SportControl 2
83% Lowcost £118 98 Y + 1
22. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £137 94 Y + 4
23. Semperit Speed-Life 3
81% Lowcost £104 94 Y + 2
42
24. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost £89 94 Y + 2
25. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £77 94 W + 1
26. BFGoodrich Advantage
79% Upper-middle £109 94 W + 2
27. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £101 94 W + 6
28. Kumho Ecsta PS71
79% Upper-middle £95 94 W + 2
29. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £79 94 V + 4
42
30. Continental Ecocontact 6
78% Premium £136 94 V + 3
31. Falken Azenis FK453
78% Upper-middle
32. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
76% Premium
33. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost £86 98 Y + 1
34. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium £88 98 W + 1
35. Nokian Line
76% Upper-middle
13
36. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £92 94 Y + 1
37. Kumho Ecowing ES31
75% Upper-middle £79 98 W
38. Toyo Proxes Sport A
74% Upper-middle £103 98
39. Kumho Ecsta HS51
70% Upper-middle £81 94 W + 1
40. Uniroyal RainSport 5
70% Upper-middle £83 94 V + 3
41. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle £112 94 W + 2
52
42. Cooper Zeon CS8
69% Upper-middle £92 0 W + 3
43. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
67% Lowcost £70 98 V + 1
44. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
66% Lowcost £74 98 V + 1
45. Toyo Proxes Comfort
65% Upper-middle £115 98
46. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
47. Bridgestone Dueler H/P Sport
58% Premium £90 94 H + 2
44
48. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £88 98 W
49. Debica Presto UHP2
56% Lowcost £86 98 Y + 1
50. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost £69 94 Y + 2
51. Yokohama BLUEARTH-GT AE51
46% Upper-middle £104 98 W
52. Imperial EcoSport 2
40% Lowcost £46 94 W + 1
53. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle
39
54. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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