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Key Facts about Michelin Alpin A4:


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
Rim Diameter
14 / 15 / 16 / 17 "
165 / 175 / 185 / 195 / 205 / 215 / 225 mm
Aspect Ratio
40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 / 70 %
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 A4 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
R17 225/50 R17 94H 225/50 R17 94H BW 25.91 9.17 6 - 8 51.0 28.66 803.0 7.0 10.0 1477.0

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