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Summer tyre test 225/45 R18 - Autobild 2023

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Wet
Dry
Running costs
Price
1. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6
Outstanding
2+
1-
1
£134
0 + 1
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 5
Outstanding
2+
2+
1-
£161
95 Y
3. Continental PremiumContact 7
Outstanding
2+
2+
2+
£139
91 W + 1
4. GT Radial Sport Active 2
Good
2
2-
2
5. Bridgestone Turanza 6
Good
2-
2
2-
£148
95 Y
5. Kumho Ecsta PS71
Good
2
2-
2-
£127
91 Y + 2
5. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
Good
2
2-
2-
£138
95 Y
8. Falken Azenis FK520
Satisfactory
2-
2+
2
£111
95 Y + 1
9. Sava Intensa UHP 2
Satisfactory
2-
2-
2
£223
95 Y + 2
10. Fulda SportControl 2
Satisfactory
2-
2-
2-
£152
95 Y + 2
11. Pirelli P Zero PZ4
Satisfactory
1-
2+
3
£146
95 Y + 1
12. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
Satisfactory
2+
2+
3+
£118
91 Y + 1
13. Maxxis Victra Sport 5
Satisfactory
2+
2
3+
£105
95 Y
14. Toyo Proxes Sport 2
Satisfactory
2
2+
3
15. Yokohama Advan Sport V107
Satisfactory
2
2+
3-
£125
95 Y
16. Linglong Sport Master
Satisfactory
2
2-
3
17. Giti GitiSport S2
Satisfactory
2-
2-
3+
17. Nexen N Fera Sport
Satisfactory
2-
2-
3+
£114
95 Y
17. Uniroyal RainSport 5
Satisfactory
2
3+
2-
£104
95 Y
17. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
Satisfactory
3+
2-
2
£113
95 W + 1
#Name - Rating Wet Dry Running costs Price
Above you can see the results of the Autobild 2023 225/45 R18 test performed by Autobild on a BMW 3 in 2023. This test was performed in 225/45 R18, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6 is the best of 20 tested tyres according to tested properties (Wet, Dry, Running costs, ). Other featured tyres include Michelin Pilot Sport 5, Continental PremiumContact 7, GT Radial Sport Active 2; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5, Bridgestone Turanza T005, Michelin Primacy 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. Continental SportContact 7
100% Premium £135 95 Y
2. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
93% Premium £156 91 W + 6
3. Bridgestone Potenza Sport
92% Premium £129 95 Y
4. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
92% Premium £142 91 Y + 6
5. Continental PremiumContact 6
92% Premium £144 95 Y + 5
2
6. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
90% Premium £145 91 Y + 5
7. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £162 91 W + 10
8. Michelin Primacy 4
89% Premium £157 95 Y + 3
9. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
85% Upper-middle £111 95 W
10. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
84% Premium £142 95 W
11. Falken Azenis FK510
79% Upper-middle £138 95 Y + 2
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12. Nokian Powerproof
76% Upper-middle £135 91 Y + 1
13. Maxxis Premitra HP5
76% Lowcost
14. Continental SportContact 5P
75% Premium £143 95 Y
15. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
73% Premium £149 91 Y + 1
16. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
72% Premium £127 91 V + 1
17. BFGoodrich Advantage
71% Upper-middle
54
18. Firestone Roadhawk
70% Upper-middle £96 95 Y
19. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
70% Premium £193 95 Y + 1
20. Toyo Proxes Comfort
69% Upper-middle £104 95
21. Continental Ecocontact 6
68% Premium £128 91 W + 4
22. Semperit Speed-Life 3
66% Lowcost £122 95 Y
23. Pirelli P ZERO
66% Premium £150 91 W + 1
19
24. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
64% Premium £112 91 W + 1
25. Debica Presto UHP2
63% Lowcost £143 95 Y + 1
26. Bridgestone Potenza S001
63% Premium £165 91 W + 5
27. Pirelli Cinturato All Season Plus
62% Premium £149 95 W + 1
28. Pirelli Cinturato P7
59% Premium £149 91 W + 14
29. Uniroyal RainSport 3
56% Upper-middle £128 95 Y + 1
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30. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
55% Premium £126 95 V + 2
31. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
55% Premium £168 91 Y + 3
32. Michelin Primacy 3
54% Premium £292 91 V + 3
33. Kumho Ecsta PS91
53% Upper-middle £110 95 Y
34. Cooper Zeon CS8
53% Upper-middle £137 0 Y
35. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
51% Upper-middle £136 95 W
52
36. Continental ContiSportContact 5
49% Premium £168 95 Y + 2
37. Continental SportContact 5
49% Premium £155 91 Y + 7
38. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
48% Premium £131 95 Y
39. Semperit Speed-Life 2
45% Lowcost £155 95 Y
40. Nokian zLine
42% Upper-middle £106 95 Y
41. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
41% Upper-middle £225 95 W
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42. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
41% Lowcost £79 95 Y
43. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
40% Upper-middle £154 95 W
44. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
40% Premium £177 95 Y
45. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
40% Premium £148 91 Y + 1
46. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
39% Upper-middle £143 95 Y + 1
47. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
38% Lowcost £85 95 Y
13
48. Bridgestone Turanza T001
37% Premium
49. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
32% Premium £162 95 Y
50. Michelin Pilot Sport 3
31% Premium £193 91 W + 2
51. BFGoodrich G-Grip
28% Upper-middle £191 95 W
52. Bridgestone Dueler H/P Sport
22% Premium £161 91 V
53. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
22% Lowcost
13
54. Yokohama Bluearth Rv-02
20% Upper-middle £143 95 W
55. Giti Sport S1
17% Lowcost
56. Falken Azenis FK453
10% Upper-middle £88 95 Y
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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