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Summer tyre test 225/45 R17 - GTÜ 2016

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
-
278
146
132
14
10
£98
91 V + 3
2. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
-
267
134
133
19
10
£82
91 W + 5
3. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
-
263
133
130
19
9
£80
91 Y + 4
4. Pirelli P ZERO
-
263
133
130
13
9
£94
91 W + 1
5. Falken Azenis FK510
-
244
114
130
16
10
£70
94 Y + 1
6. Nokian zLine
-
240
119
121
22
9
7. Bridgestone Turanza T001
-
235
109
126
19
8
£75
91 V + 10
8. Michelin Primacy 3
-
227
84
143
25
9
£109
91 V + 7
9. Hankook Ventus S1 Evo 2 K117
-
225
102
123
17
10
10. Toyo Proxes T1 Sport plus
-
218
105
113
13
10
11. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
-
209
93
116
4
8
£67
91 W + 1
12. GT radial Sport Active
-
185
78
107
19
9
13. Linglong Green-Max
-
182
73
109
20
10
14. Westlake Sport SA-37
-
172
70
102
13
10
#Name - Rating Points total Wet Dry Rolling resistance Noise Price
Above you can see the results of the GTÜ 2016 225/45 R17 test performed by GTÜ on a in 2016. 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 14 tested tyres according to tested properties (Points total, Wet, Dry, Rolling resistance, Noise, ). Other featured tyres include Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3, Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2, Pirelli P ZERO; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117, Continental SportContact 5, 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 £79 91 Y + 3
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
94% Premium £98 91 V + 5
3. Continental PremiumContact 6
91% Premium £88 91 V + 3
4. Bridgestone Potenza Sport
91% Premium £83 94 Y
5. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £89 91 V + 12
11
6. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £81 91 V + 3
7. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £91 91 V + 6
8. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £64 91 Y + 3
9. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
88% Premium £82 91 V + 2
10. Michelin Primacy 4
88% Premium £99 91 V + 9
11. Nokian Wetproof
88% Upper-middle £74 94 W
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12. Nokian Powerproof
87% Upper-middle £81 91 W + 2
13. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
87% Premium £81 91 V + 2
14. Pirelli Cinturato P7
86% Premium £70 91 V + 3
15. Dunlop SP Sport-Bluresponse
86% Premium £81 94 W
16. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
86% Premium £88 91 V + 14
17. Maxxis Premitra HP5
86% Lowcost £88 91 W
15
18. Fulda SportControl 2
86% Lowcost £68 91 Y + 3
19. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
85% Upper-middle £61 94 W
20. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
85% Upper-middle £66 94 Y
21. Semperit Speed-Life 3
84% Lowcost £70 91 Y + 1
22. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
84% Premium £80 91 W + 1
23. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
84% Premium £60 91 Y + 2
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24. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £81 91 W + 1
25. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £87 91 Y + 2
26. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost £64 91 Y + 2
27. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £80 91 V + 2
28. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £97 91 W + 9
29. Kumho Ecsta PS71
79% Upper-middle £83 91 W + 3
32
30. BFGoodrich Advantage
78% Upper-middle £233 91 W + 3
31. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £79 91 V + 4
32. Nokian Line
76% Upper-middle
33. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost £60 91 Y + 3
34. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium £91 91 W + 2
35. Sava Intensa UHP
75% Lowcost
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36. Continental Ecocontact 6
75% Premium £91 91 V + 1
37. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £84 91 W + 5
38. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
75% Premium £116 94 Y + 1
39. Cooper Zeon CS8
71% Upper-middle £61 0 W + 2
40. Kumho Ecsta HS51
70% Upper-middle £64 91 W + 1
41. Firestone Roadhawk
69% Upper-middle £79 91 Y + 1
10
42. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
43. Uniroyal RainSport 5
66% Upper-middle £71 91 Y + 1
44. Giti Synergy E1
66% Lowcost
45. Giti Sport S1
64% Lowcost
46. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
62% Upper-middle £65 91 W + 4
47. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
27
48. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £73 94 W
49. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost £622 91 Y + 2
50. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
51% Lowcost £60 91 Y + 1
51. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
40% Premium £103 91 W + 4
52. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £59 91 Y + 1
53. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £96 91 W + 3
13
54. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
55. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
56.
1% Lowcost £84 94 V
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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