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– Many drivers agreed that this tire provides excellent cold dry grip, cold wet grip as well as good grip in frosty conditions.
– A pleased driver wrote the tires were very durable.
– Some drivers said that the tires performed very well in a variety of conditions, including snow/slush, rain, mud and dry conditions.
– One car owner was happy that the tires were wearing well.

Reasons not to buy

– A few purchasers complained that the tires were very noisy.

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4.4 out of 5
Based on:
156 customer ratings
1,303,000 miles driven
Michelin Alpin A4



Description

A premium tire with the highest mileage.

Handling is fully comparable with competing tyres, but is unbeatable in cost savings. It has by far the highest mileage (compared to the competition up to 35% better) while maintaining excellent driving properties. Investment in this tire is definitely worth it. It's successor Michelin Alpin 5 However, the results aren't particullary good - that's why we recommend rather this older model.

The new Michelin Alpin A4 tire allows you to drive in confidence through snow, ice and rain year after year.

  • Start 10% Easier on Snow Covered and Icy Roads (With 50% more gripping edges, the tread pattern provides ultimate efficiency in both lateral and longitudinal grip, while the high-density sipes provide excellent snow and ice traction. The StabiliGrip, a 3D sipe technology, provides more rigidity for better handling and braking on ice, snow and black roads)
  • Stops 5% Shorter on Snow Covered and Wet Roads (With Helio Compound, a new formula of full silica-based tread rubber compound with sunflower oil, the new Michelin Alpin A4 tire maintains its elasticity at low temperatures for enhanced performance and braking power on wet, snow covered and icy roads)
  • Drive an Extra Winter Season (The Michelin Alpin A4 tire has optimal wear resistance providing longer lasting performance than certain leading competitors.The tire's new tread rubber formula and full depth sipes ensure traction on slippery roads for the life of the tire)

Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Michelin / Alpin A4
Car Type
Passenger
Season
Winter
Rim Diameter
14 / 15 / 16 / 17 "
Width
165 / 175 / 185 / 195 / 205 / 215 / 225 mm
Aspect Ratio
40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 / 70 %
Construction
Radial
Special Features
Runflat
No
Mud and Snow
No
Extra Load
Optional
Speed and Load
Speed Index
H (max 130 mph) ... V (max 149 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)
 

Michelin / Alpin A4 Sizes & Specifications

Note! Many sizes of this line have been discontinued.

Rim Model Size Index Features Measured rim width Utqg Tread depth Sidewall styling Revs per mile Overall diameter Max inflation pressure Section width Load range Approved rim width Tire weight Max load at cold inflation pressure Price
R14 165/70 R14 81T 165/70 R14 81T
From 61.5
R14 175/65 R14 82T 175/65 R14 82T
From 54.5
R14 185/60 R14 82T 185/60 R14 82T
From 64.4
R15 165/65 R15 81T 165/65 R15 81T
From 63.3
R15 175/65 R15 84H 175/65 R15 84H
From 68.9
R15 175/65 R15 84T 175/65 R15 84T
From 63.2
R15 175/65 R15 88H XL 175/65 R15 88H XL
From 64.6
R15 185/55 R15 82T 185/55 R15 82T
From 84.2
R15 185/55 R15 86H XL 185/55 R15 86H XL
From 99.9
R15 185/60 R15 88H XL 185/60 R15 88H XL
From 71.6
R15 185/60 R15 88T 185/60 R15 88T
From 82.2
R15 185/60 R15 88T XL 185/60 R15 88T XL
From 63.7
R15 185/65 R15 88T 185/65 R15 88T
From 83.9
R15 185/65 R15 92T XL 185/65 R15 92T XL
From 82.6
R15 195/50 R15 82H 195/50 R15 82H
From 77.2
R15 195/50 R15 82T 195/50 R15 82T
From 71.6
R15 195/55 R15 85H 195/55 R15 85H
From 97.3
R15 195/60 R15 88H 195/60 R15 88H
From 84.5
R15 195/60 R15 88T 195/60 R15 88T
From 84.5
R15 205/60 R15 91H 205/60 R15 91H
From 105.6
R16 195/55 R16 87T 195/55 R16 87T
R16 205/55 R16 91H 205/55 R16 91H
From 80.6
R16 205/60 R16 92H 205/60 R16 92H
From 91.0
R16 215/65 R16 98H 215/65 R16 98H
From 97.4
R16 225/60 R16 98H 225/60 R16 98H
From 119.1
R16 225/60 R16 102V XL 225/60 R16 102V XL
R17 215/45 R17 91H XL 215/45 R17 91H XL
From 128.9
R17 215/45 R17 91V XL 215/45 R17 91V XL
From 192.3
R17 215/60 R17 96H 215/60 R17 96H
From 118.1
R17 225/50 R17 94H 225/50 R17 94H 7.0 10.0 BW 803.0 25.91 51.0 9.17 6 - 8 28.66 1477.0
R17 225/55 R17 97H 225/55 R17 97H
From 137.7

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