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
2. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
-
267
134
133
19
10
£ 82
91 Y + 1
3. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
-
263
133
130
19
9
£ 89
94 W + 2
4. Pirelli P ZERO
-
263
133
130
13
9
£ 98
94 Y
5. Falken Azenis FK510
-
244
114
130
16
10
£ 78
94 Y
6. Nokian zLine
-
240
119
121
22
9
£ 68
91 W + 1
7. Bridgestone Turanza T001
-
235
109
126
19
8
£ 84
91 V + 2
8. Michelin Primacy 3
-
227
84
143
25
9
£ 124
91 V + 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
£ 97
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

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
100% premium £ 108 91 V + 4
2. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
96% premium £ 88 91 V + 2
3. Continental PremiumContact 6
96% premium £ 101 91 V + 2
4. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
92% upper-middle £ 60 94 V + 3
5. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
91% upper-middle £ 59 91 V + 3
6. Continental SportContact 5
90% premium £ 92 91 V + 6
7. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
90% upper-middle £ 62 91 V + 2
8. Dunlop SP Sport-Bluresponse
89% premium £ 87 94 W
9. Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance
89% premium £ 67 91 V + 2
10. Fulda SportControl 2
89% lowcost £ 57 91 Y + 1
11. Bridgestone Turanza T005
87% premium £ 70 91 V + 3
12. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
87% upper-middle £ 61 94 W
13. Firestone Roadhawk
85% upper-middle £ 87 94 W + 1
14. Pirelli P7 Cinturato
83% premium £ 65 91 V + 12
15. Michelin Primacy 4
82% premium £ 81 91 W + 2
16. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
81% premium £ 87 94 W + 2
17. Semperit Speed-Life 2
81% lowcost £ 63 91 Y + 1
18. Maxxis Premitra HP5
81% lowcost
19. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
80% premium £ 143 94 Y
20. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
80% premium £ 64 91 W + 4
21. Sava Intensa UHP
80% lowcost
22. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
79% upper-middle £ 72 94 W + 1
23. Nokian Line
76% upper-middle
24. Bridgestone Potenza S001
76% premium £ 104 91 W + 6
25. Kumho Ecsta PS71
73% upper-middle £ 81 94 Y
26. Sava Intensa UHP 2
68% lowcost
27. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
61% upper-middle £ 71 94 V + 4
28. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
58% upper-middle £ 75 94 W
29. Uniroyal RainSport 3
58% upper-middle £ 64 94 V + 4
30. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
45% premium £ 98 91 W + 3
31. Kumho Ecsta HS51
29% upper-middle £ 55 91 W + 1
32. BFGoodrich G-Grip
24% upper-middle £ 72 91 V + 4
33. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
22% upper-middle £ 96 91 W + 3
34. Dayton Touring 2
20% a
35. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
19% lowcost £ 56 94 Y + 1
36. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
18% lowcost
37. Kormoran Gamma B2
14% lowcost
38. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
10% upper-middle £ 68 94 V + 3
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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