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Summer tyre test 225/45 R17 - GTÜ 2021

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Points total
Wet
Dry
Enviromental impact
Running costs
Price
1. Nexen N Fera Sport
Highly recommended
157
66
54
18
19
£80
94 Y
2. Nokian WetProof
Highly recommended
153
66
50
19
18
£74
94 W
3. Falken Azenis FK510
Highly recommended
152
68
50
17
17
£70
94 Y + 1
4. Maxxis Premitra HP5
Highly recommended
152
67
49
16
20
£88
91 W
5. Michelin Primacy 4
Highly recommended
151
63
53
22
13
£99
91 V + 9
6. Continental PremiumContact 6
Recommended
146
66
51
16
13
£88
91 V + 3
7. Laufenn S Fit EQ
Recommended
146
55
52
19
20
8. BFGoodrich Advantage
Recommended
144
58
50
19
17
£233
91 W + 3
9. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
Recommended
143
58
49
22
14
£80
91 W + 1
#Name - Rating Points total Wet Dry Enviromental impact Running costs Price
Above you can see the results of the GTÜ 2021 225/45 R17 test performed by GTÜ on a VW Golf in 2021. This test was performed in 225/45 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). Nexen N Fera Sport is the best of 9 tested tyres according to tested properties (Points total, Wet, Dry, Enviromental impact, Running costs, ). Other featured tyres include Nokian WetProof, Falken Azenis FK510, Maxxis Premitra HP5; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Bridgestone Turanza T005, Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125, Pirelli P Zero .

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. Bridgestone Potenza Sport
91% Premium £83 94 Y
4. Continental SportContact 5
89% Premium £91 91 V + 6
5. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
89% Upper-middle £81 91 V + 3
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6. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £89 91 V + 12
7. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
88% Upper-middle £64 91 Y + 3
8. Pirelli P Zero
88% Premium £94 91 W + 1
9. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
88% Premium £82 91 V + 2
10. Nokian Powerproof
87% Upper-middle £81 91 W + 2
11. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
87% Premium £81 91 V + 2
3
12. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
87% Premium £82 91 W + 5
13. Michelin Primacy 3
87% Premium £109 91 V + 7
14. Bridgestone Turanza T001
86% Premium £75 91 V + 10
15. Dunlop SP Sport-Bluresponse
86% Premium £81 94 W
16. Pirelli Cinturato P7
86% Premium £70 91 V + 3
17. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
86% Premium £88 91 V + 14
5
18. Fulda SportControl 2
86% Lowcost £68 91 Y + 3
19. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86% Premium £80 91 Y + 4
20. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
85% Upper-middle £61 94 W
21. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
85% Upper-middle £66 94 Y
22. Semperit Speed-Life 3
84% Lowcost £70 91 Y + 1
23. Nokian zLine
84% Upper-middle
25
24. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
84% Premium £60 91 Y + 2
25. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
84% Upper-middle £81 91 W + 1
26. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
81% Premium £87 91 Y + 2
27. Semperit Speed-Life 2
80% Lowcost £64 91 Y + 2
28. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
80% Upper-middle £80 91 V + 2
29. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
80% Upper-middle £67 91 W + 1
11
30. Bridgestone Potenza S001
79% Premium £97 91 W + 9
31. Kumho Ecsta PS71
79% Upper-middle £83 91 W + 3
32. Uniroyal RainSport 3
78% Upper-middle £79 91 V + 4
33. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
76% Premium £91 91 W + 2
34. Sava Intensa UHP 2
76% Lowcost £60 91 Y + 3
35. Nokian Line
76% Upper-middle
37
36. Sava Intensa UHP
75% Lowcost
37. Continental Ecocontact 6
75% Premium £91 91 V + 1
38. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
75% Premium £84 91 W + 5
39. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
75% Premium £116 94 Y + 1
40. Cooper Zeon CS8
71% Upper-middle £61 0 W + 2
41. Kumho Ecsta HS51
70% Upper-middle £64 91 W + 1
44
42. Firestone Roadhawk
69% Upper-middle £79 91 Y + 1
43. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
69% Upper-middle
44. Giti Synergy E1
66% Lowcost
45. Uniroyal RainSport 5
66% Upper-middle £71 91 Y + 1
46. Giti Sport S1
64% Lowcost
47. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
62% Upper-middle £65 91 W + 4
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48. BFGoodrich G-Grip
61% Upper-middle
49. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
57% Upper-middle £73 94 W
50. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
52% Lowcost £622 91 Y + 2
51. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
51% Lowcost £60 91 Y + 1
52. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
40% Premium £103 91 W + 4
53. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
30% Lowcost £59 91 Y + 1
5
54. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle £96 91 W + 3
55. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
56.
1% Lowcost £84 94 V
57. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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