Wet Performance Comfort Dry Performance Treadwear Handling

Key Facts about Michelin Alpin 5:


We spent several hours reading reviews from experts and tire owners. In summary, this is what people think about Michelin Alpin 5. You can agree or disagree with these conclusions by voting for or against any item:

Reasons to buy

Many motorists said that those tires provided responsive handling in both wet and dry conditions.
Many drivers mentioned that the tire ensured good grip in snow and ice.
A satisfied driver said that those tires were worth the money they cost.
The owner said that aquaplaning resistance was quite good.
A satisfied driver said that the handling characteristics of this tire were quite good in the rain.
The car owner was happy that the tires were wearing well.

Reasons not to buy

A driver states his biggest complaint is the noise. These tires were really noisy.


Safety & Mobility in winter, whatever the severity.

  • Excellent in snow and wet (Best Performance in ADAC 2015 winter tyre test on)
  • A new trade pattern (Michelin Alpin 5 is made with a new trade pattern which offers greater traction on snow, greater resistance to aquaplaning and enhanced steering precision3. The Michelin Alpin 5's tread pattern, is siped to full tread depth, to better preserve the tyre's winter performance during the whole life of the tyre)
  • The innovative tread compound technology (The innovative tread compound technology used in Michelin Alpin 5 optimises tyre performance in low temperatures, ensures better grip on wet and snowy surfaces, still keeping a good level of energy efficiency)

Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Michelin Alpin 5
Car Type
Rim Diameter
15 / 16 / 17 / 19 / 20 "
185 / 195 / 205 / 215 / 225 mm
Aspect Ratio
40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 %
Special Features
Mud and Snow
Extra Load
Speed and Load
Speed Index
H (max 130 mph) ... V (max 149 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)

Michelin Alpin 5 Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features sidewall styling overall diameter section width approved rim width max inflation pressure utqg tire weight revs per mile load range measured rim width tread depth max load at cold inflation pressure
R15 185/65 R15 88T 185/65 R15 88T
R15 195/65 R15 91H 195/65 R15 91H
R15 195/65 R15 91T 195/65 R15 91T
R15 205/65 R15 94H 205/65 R15 94H
R15 205/65 R15 94T 205/65 R15 94T
R16 195/55 R16 91T 195/55 R16 91T
R16 205/55 R16 91H 205/55 R16 91H
R16 205/55 R16 91T 205/55 R16 91T
R16 205/60 R16 92H 205/60 R16 92H
R16 205/60 R16 92V 205/60 R16 92V
R16 205/60 R16 96H 205/60 R16 96H
R16 205/65 R16 95H 205/65 R16 95H
R16 215/60 R16 95H 215/60 R16 95H
R16 215/60 R16 99H 215/60 R16 99H
R16 215/65 R16 98H 215/65 R16 98H
R16 225/50 R16 96H 225/50 R16 96H
R16 225/55 R16 95V 225/55 R16 95V
R16 225/55 R16 99H 225/55 R16 99H
R17 205/50 R17 89V 205/50 R17 89V
R17 205/50 R17 93H 205/50 R17 93H
R17 205/55 R17 91H 205/55 R17 91H
R17 215/55 R17 94H 215/55 R17 94H
R17 215/55 R17 94V 215/55 R17 94V
R17 215/55 R17 98V 215/55 R17 98V
R17 215/60 R17 100H 215/60 R17 100H
R17 215/65 R17 99H 215/65 R17 99H
R17 225/45 R17 91H 225/45 R17 91H
R17 225/45 R17 91V 225/45 R17 91V
R17 225/45 R17 94V 225/45 R17 94V
R17 225/50 R17 98V 225/50 R17 98V
R17 225/55 R17 97H 225/55 R17 97H
R19 205/55 R19 97H 205/55 R19 97H
R20 195/55 R20 95H 195/55 R20 95H

All Reviews All Reviews Reviews with rate {{ tabs.reviews.params.rate }} Michelin Alpin 5

Sort by: Date

Questions and Answers