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Summer tyre test 225/45 R17 - ACE 2024

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 PremiumContact 7
Highly recommended
214
71
123
15
5
£88
91 Y + 4
2. Vredestein Ultrac
Highly recommended
211
71
120
15
5
£73
0
3. Michelin Primacy 4+
Highly recommended
204
65
116
17
6
£93
91 V + 4
4. Pirelli Cinturato P7
Highly recommended
202
64
115
17
6
£96
91 Y + 18
5. GoodYear Efficient Grip Performance 2
Recommended
194
60
110
17
7
£83
91 W + 1
6. Bridgestone Turanza 6
Recommended
194
61
110
18
5
£91
91 Y + 4
7. Maxxis Victra Sport 5
Recommended
190
60
111
13
6
£72
94 Y
8. Milestone Green Sport GS05
Conditionally recommended
175
54
100
14
7
9. Berlin Tires Summer HP 1
Conditionally recommended
163
47
92
16
8
10. Austone Athena SP-701
Not recommended
158
47
92
13
6
#Name - Rating Points total Wet Dry Rolling resistance Noise Price
Above you can see the results of the ACE 2024 225/45 R17 test performed by ACE on a Opel Astra in 2024. This test was performed in 225/45 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). Continental PremiumContact 7 is the best of 10 tested tyres according to tested properties (Points total, Wet, Dry, Rolling resistance, Noise, ). Other featured tyres include Vredestein Ultrac, Michelin Primacy 4+, Pirelli Cinturato P7; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Bridgestone Turanza T005, Michelin Primacy 4, Continental PremiumContact 6.

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
93% Premium £112 91 W + 5
2. Pirelli P ZERO PZ4
93% Premium £149 94 Y
3. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
92% Premium £86 91 Y + 5
4. Bridgestone Potenza Sport
92% Premium £87 94 Y
5. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
90% Premium £98 91 Y + 4
65
6. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £91 91 V + 15
7. Michelin Primacy 4
89% Premium £119 91 Y + 9
8. Continental PremiumContact 6
87% Premium £99 91 W + 4
9. Hankook Ventus Prime 4
85% Premium £97 91 + 1
10. Fulda SportControl 2
84% Lowcost £78 91 Y + 3
11. Dunlop Sport BluResponse
83% Premium £99 94 W
32
12. Nokian Wetproof
83% Upper-middle
13. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
81% Upper-middle £100 91 W + 1
14. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
81% Premium £80 94 Y
15. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
79% Premium £78 91 Y + 4
16. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
79% Premium £127 91 W + 2
17. Falken Azenis FK510
79% Upper-middle
38
18. Maxxis Premitra HP5
78% Lowcost £66 91 W + 1
19. Kumho Ecsta PS71
77% Upper-middle £64 91 Y + 6
20. BFGoodrich Advantage
76% Upper-middle £103 91 Y + 3
21. Debica Presto UHP 2
75% Lowcost £87 91 Y + 3
22. Sava Intensa UHP 2
73% Lowcost £81 91 Y + 3
23. Uniroyal RainSport 5
72% Upper-middle £72 91 Y + 1
20
24. Toyo Proxes Comfort
72% Upper-middle £72 94
25. Firestone Roadhawk
72% Upper-middle £82 91 Y + 2
26. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
72% Premium
27. Nokian Powerproof
71% Upper-middle £107 91 Y + 3
28. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
70% Premium £107 91 Y + 6
29. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
68% Upper-middle £103 91 W + 4
27
30. Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 Connect
67% Premium £133 94 Y
31. Michelin e.Primacy
66% Premium £110 91 W + 3
32. Kumho Ecowing ES31
65% Upper-middle £81 91 W
33. Nankang Comfort ECO-2+
65% Lowcost £79 94 + 1
34. Semperit Speed-Life 3
65% Lowcost £72 91 Y + 1
35. Continental Ecocontact 6
63% Premium £113 91 V + 2
28
36. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
62% Premium
37. Sailun Atrezzo ZSR 2
62% Lowcost
38. Pirelli P Zero
61% Premium
39. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
59% Premium £102 91 W + 3
40. Bridgestone Potenza S001
58% Premium £101 91 W + 9
41. Cooper Zeon CS8
56% Upper-middle £93 0 W + 6
23
42. Michelin Primacy 3
54% Premium £155 91 Y + 7
43. Uniroyal RainSport 3
51% Upper-middle £88 91 W + 4
44. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
50% Premium £81 91 Y + 5
45. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
50% Premium £109 91 V + 2
46. Continental SportContact 5
49% Premium £96 91 W + 6
47. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
48% Premium
11
48. Toyo Proxes Sport A
46% Upper-middle
49. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
46% Upper-middle £87 94 W
50. Kumho Ecsta HS51
45% Upper-middle
51. Semperit Speed-Life 2
45% Lowcost
52. Giti Synergy E1
44% Lowcost
53. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
41% Upper-middle
40
54. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
41% Lowcost £66 91 Y + 1
55. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
38% Lowcost
56. Nokian zLine
37% Upper-middle
57. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
35% Upper-middle
58. Nokian Line
35% Upper-middle
59. Sava Intensa UHP
35% Lowcost
39
60. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
34% Upper-middle £88 91 W + 1
61. Bridgestone Turanza T001
32% Premium £100 91 W + 10
62. BFGoodrich G-Grip
28% Upper-middle
63. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
27% Premium
64. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
22% Lowcost
65. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
22% Premium
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66. Giti Sport S1
12% Lowcost
67. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
5% Premium £121 91 W + 4
68. Matador Hectorra 5
3% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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