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Summer tyre test 245/45 R18 - Autobild 2020

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Running costs
Price
1. Continental PremiumContact 6
Exemplary
2+
1-
1
£140
96 Y + 2
2. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
Exemplary
1-
2+
1
£126
100 Y + 1
3. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
Exemplary
1-
1-
2-
£151
100 Y + 1
4. Vredestein Ultrac Vorti
Exemplary
2+
1-
2
£108
100 Y
5. Apollo Aspire XP
Exemplary
2+
2+
2+
6. Nexen N fera Sport
Exemplary
2
1-
2-
£104
100 Y
7. Falken Azenis FK510
Exemplary
2
2
1-
£96
100 Y + 1
8. Nokian Powerproof
Good +
1-
2+
2-
£125
96 Y + 1
9. Firestone Roadhawk
Good +
2+
2
2-
£96
100 Y
10. Fulda SportControl 2
Good +
2
2+
2-
£125
100 Y + 1
11. Bridgestone Potenza S001
Good +
1
2+
3+
£140
100 Y
12. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
Satisfactory
2+
2+
3+
£102
100 Y
13. Laufenn S Fit EQ
Satisfactory
2-
2+
2-
14. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
Satisfactory
2-
2
2
£125
100 Y + 5
15. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
Satisfactory
3+
2
2
£148
100 W + 1
16. Uniroyal Rainsport 3
Satisfactory
3+
2-
2+
£95
96 Y + 1
17. Kumho Ecsta PS71
Conditionally recommended
1
2
3-
£111
96 Y + 1
18. Maxxis Victra Sport 5
Conditionally recommended
2
2+
3-
£93
100 Y
19. Toyo Proxes T1 Sport
Conditionally recommended
2
2
3-
20. Zeetex HP2000 VFM
Conditionally recommended
2-
2-
3+
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Running costs Price
Above you can see the results of the Autobild 2020 245/45 R18 test performed by Autobild on a BMW 5 series in 2020. This test was performed in 245/45 R18, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (245). Continental PremiumContact 6 is the best of 20 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Running costs, ). Other featured tyres include GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5, Michelin Pilot Sport 4, Vredestein Ultrac Vorti; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Michelin Primacy 4, Pirelli P ZERO, 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 £137 100 Y
2. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £123 96 W + 5
3. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £136 96 W + 4
4. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £100 96 W + 4
5. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £100 96 W + 1
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6. Michelin Primacy 4
88% Premium £147 96 W + 4
7. Pirelli P ZERO
88% Premium £135 96 Y + 2
8. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% Premium £130 96 W + 9
9. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £156 96 W + 6
10. Pirelli Cinturato P7
86% Premium £121 100 Y
11. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
86% Premium £147 96 Y + 5
22
12. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
85% Upper-middle £94 100 W
13. Pirelli P ZERO lx.
84% Premium £109 100 W + 4
14. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
15. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
84% Premium £135 100 W + 2
16. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
84% Premium £104 100 Y
17. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £124 100 W
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18. Semperit Speed-Life 3
84% Lowcost £92 100 Y
19. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £149 96 W + 3
20. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £132 100 Y
21. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £92 96 V + 1
22. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost £89 100 Y
23. Falken Azenis FK453
78% Upper-middle £145 96 Y
13
24. BFGoodrich Advantage
78% Upper-middle £174 100 W + 1
25. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
76% Premium £161 100 W
26. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
76% Premium £129 100 Y
27. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium
28. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost £116 100 Y + 2
29. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX GT
75% Premium £141 96 Y + 4
8
30. Continental Ecocontact 6
75% Premium £155 96 W + 3
31. Kumho Ecsta PS91
74% Upper-middle £114 100 Y + 1
32. Cooper Zeon CS8
71% Upper-middle £92 0 Y
33. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
34. Uniroyal RainSport 5
66% Upper-middle £110 100 Y
35. Fulda SportControl
65% Lowcost
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36. Giti Sport S1
64% Lowcost
37. Pirelli Cinturato All Season Plus
62% Premium £126 100 Y
38. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
39. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £117 100 W
40. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost £92 96 Y + 1
41. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
51% Lowcost £87 100 Y
33
42. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £77 100 Y
43. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £111 100 Y
44. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
45.
1% Lowcost £135 96 W + 1
46. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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