Gute Fahrt: Summer Tire Test R18 2019

The car magazine Gute Fahrt published its summer tire test for 2019. In the compact class size 225/40 R18 , the auditors tested a total of ten summer tires . The result was more than pleasing to the experts. Not a single tire fell through. All tires received an overall rating of "good" to "very good".

  1. Continental PremiumContact 6

    The best balance of performance on test, excellent handling and short stopping distances on dry and wet surfaces, high aquaplaning resistance. Relatively high rolling resistance.

    Straight / Lateral Aquaplaning Comfort / Noise Wet / Dry Handling Dry / Wet Braking
  2. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5

    Best wet braking on test, high aquaplaning resistance, good dry handling, low fuel use, good levels of comfort. Slight oversteer during wet handling.

    Dry / Wet Braking Dry Handling Straight / Lateral Aquaplaning
  3. Dunlop Sport Maxx RT2

    Shortest dry braking, highest aquaplaning resistance, good comfort.

    Dry Braking Wet / Dry Handling Straight / Lateral Aquaplaning
  4. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117

    A well balanced tyre, good wet handling, high aquaplaning resistance.

    Comfort / Noise Wet Handling Dry / Wet Braking
  5. Nokian Powerproof

    Good handling and short braking distance on wet surfaces, high aquaplaning resistance, low rolling resistance, low noise. Average comfort.

    Wet Braking Wet / Dry Handling
  6. Bridgestone Turanza T005

    Good handling and short stopping distance on dry and wet surfaces, high aquaplaning resistance, low rolling resistance, good level of comfort.

    Rolling Resistance Comfort / Noise Dry Handling
  7. Pirelli P Zero PZ4

    Good handling in the dry and wet, excellent braking, good aquaplaning, highest level of comfort.

    Noise Dry / Wet Braking Dry Handling
  8. Apollo Aspire XP

    Good handling on dry and wet surfaces, high braking performance, high lateral stability on wet surfaces, low rolling resistance, good level of comfort.

    Comfort / Noise
  9. Falken Azenis FK510

    Short wet braking. Understeer in the wet, high rolling resistance, average comfort.

    Straight Aquaplaning Wet Braking
  10. Vredestein Ultrac Vorti

    Good handling in the dry and wet. High rolling resistance, low comfort, long wet braking.

    Dry Braking Wet Handling Comfort
Year
2019
Date added
Apr 01, 2019
Season
Summer
Auto Type
Passenger
List Type
Professional Tire Test