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Value, average: 27

Key Facts

  • Year Released: 2009
  • Regions for sale: Eastern Asia, Northern America, Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia

Summary

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

Reasons to buy vote if agree

– Many drivers mentioned the fact that these tires ensure confident snow handling.
– Most users agreed that the tires were good value for money.
– Some motorists said that these tires provided responsive handling and a crisp steering response in both wet and dry conditions.
– One car owner was happy that the tires were wearing well.
– The buyers said this tire exceeded their expectations, especially in terms of hydroplaning resistance.
– According to the reviews, these tires were quiet and comfortable to ride on while offering good grip and nice handling while driving.
– A couple of consumers commended the tire's braking and cornering capabilities.

Reasons not to buy

– One purchaser complained that the tires were a bit noisy.

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Description

Designed for today's CUV and SUVs. The Michelin Alpin is the CUV and SUV Tire for the Winter — giving you safety and exceptional mileage, winter after winter.

  • Exceptional braking on winter roads for your CUV and SUV (Bi-directional self-locking sipes allow more sipe density for sure-footed braking and traction in cold weather conditions).
  • Enjoy a quiet, smooth and safe drive in cold-weather conditions winter after winter (Michelin Comfort Control Technology helps deliver one of the most comfortable rides in the industry by using). computer-optimized design and precision manufacturing to offer greatly reduced vibrations and road noise plus the longevity you expect from Michelin).
  • Always drive with confidence in all winter conditions (New Stabiligrip Technology with variable geometry sipes, adding firmness for more stability and better handling at higher speeds).

Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Michelin Latitude Alpin
Car Type
Light Truck / SUV
Season
Winter
Rim Diameter
15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 / 21 "
Width
205 / 215 / 225 / 235 / 245 / 255 / 265 / 275 / 295 mm
Aspect Ratio
35 / 40 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 / 70 / 75 / 80 %
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 Latitude Alpin Sizes & Specifications

Note! Many sizes of this line have been discontinued.

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
R18 255/55 R18 105H 255/55 R18 105H BW 29.02 7-9 51.0 32.94 717.0 10.43 10.5 2039.0
R18 255/55 R18 109V XL 255/55 R18 109V XL BW 29.0 7-9 50.0 32.63 717.0 XL 10.4 10.5 2271.0
R19 255/50 R19 107H XL 255/50 R19 107H XL BW 29.09 7-9 50.0 33.95 715.0 XL 10.43 10.5 2149.0

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