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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
£121
91 W + 4
2. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
-
267
134
133
19
10
£81
91 Y + 5
3. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
-
263
133
130
19
9
£78
91 Y + 4
4. Pirelli P ZERO
-
263
133
130
13
9
5. Falken Azenis FK510
-
244
114
130
16
10
6. Nokian zLine
-
240
119
121
22
9
7. Bridgestone Turanza T001
-
235
109
126
19
8
£100
91 W + 10
8. Michelin Primacy 3
-
227
84
143
25
9
£117
91 Y + 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
£100
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 Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2, Continental PremiumContact 6, Hankook Ventus Prime 4.

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
92% Premium £85 94 Y
2. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
92% Premium £86 91 Y + 5
3. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £86 91 V + 15
4. Pirelli P ZERO PZ4
88% Premium £127 94 Y
5. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
88% Premium £112 91 W + 5
5
6. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
87% Premium £83 91 W + 1
7. Continental PremiumContact 6
87% Premium £102 91 W + 4
8. Hankook Ventus Prime 4
85% Premium £88 91 + 1
9. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
85% Premium £123 91 Y + 4
10. Fulda SportControl 2
84% Lowcost £94 91 Y + 3
11. Michelin Primacy 4
84% Premium £119 91 Y + 9
31
12. Dunlop Sport BluResponse
83% Premium £81 94 W
13. Nokian Wetproof
83% Upper-middle
14. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
81% Premium £80 94 Y
15. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
81% Upper-middle £103 91 W + 1
16. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
79% Premium £127 91 W + 2
17. Pirelli Cinturato P7
78% Premium £96 91 Y + 18
5
18. Maxxis Premitra HP5
78% Lowcost £66 91 W + 1
19. BFGoodrich Advantage
76% Upper-middle £103 91 Y + 3
20. Debica Presto UHP 2
75% Lowcost £81 91 Y + 3
21. Sava Intensa UHP 2
73% Lowcost £76 91 Y + 3
22. Uniroyal RainSport 5
72% Upper-middle £69 91 Y + 1
23. Toyo Proxes Comfort
72% Upper-middle £72 94
17
24. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
72% Premium
25. Kumho Ecsta PS71
72% Upper-middle £64 91 Y + 6
26. Firestone Roadhawk
72% Upper-middle £82 91 Y + 2
27. Nokian Powerproof
71% Upper-middle £112 91 Y + 3
28. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
70% Premium £118 91 Y + 6
29. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
68% Upper-middle £105 91 W + 4
35
30. Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 Connect
67% Premium £141 94 Y
31. Michelin e.Primacy
66% Premium £123 91 W + 3
32. Nankang Comfort ECO-2+
65% Lowcost £79 94 + 1
33. Kumho Ecowing ES31
65% Upper-middle £82 91 W
34. Semperit Speed-Life 3
65% Lowcost £73 91 Y + 1
35. Continental Ecocontact 6
63% Premium £117 91 V + 2
18
36. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
62% Premium
37. Sailun Atrezzo ZSR 2
62% Lowcost
38. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
59% Premium £152 91 W + 3
39. Bridgestone Potenza S001
58% Premium £100 91 W + 9
40. Cooper Zeon CS8
56% Upper-middle £95 0 W + 6
41. Uniroyal RainSport 3
51% Upper-middle £87 91 W + 4
56
42. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
50% Premium £106 91 V + 2
43. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
46% Upper-middle £97 94 W
44. Toyo Proxes Sport A
46% Upper-middle £91 94
45. Semperit Speed-Life 2
45% Lowcost
46. Kumho Ecsta HS51
45% Upper-middle
47. Continental SportContact 5
44% Premium £96 91 W + 6
43
48. Giti Synergy E1
44% Lowcost
49. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
43% Premium
50. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
41% Upper-middle
51. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
41% Lowcost £59 91 Y + 1
52. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
38% Lowcost
53. Nokian Line
35% Upper-middle
2
54. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
35% Upper-middle
55. Sava Intensa UHP
35% Lowcost
56. BFGoodrich G-Grip
28% Upper-middle
57. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
27% Premium
58. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
22% Lowcost
59. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
22% Premium
39
60. Giti Sport S1
12% Lowcost
61. Matador Hectorra 5
3% Lowcost £79 94 Y
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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