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Popularity of the model 42:
  • Year of manufacture.
  • The premium brand factor .
  • The number of video reviews of the tire on youtube.com .
  • The number of news items about the model .
  • The number of times the tire was involved in professional tire tests.
  • The fact of the tire being on the bestseller lists on such reputed websites as amazon, tirerack, oponeo, simpletire, and others.
  • The number of tire types and sizes .

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Value, average: 27

Key Facts

  • Official web page
  • Many sizes of this line have been discontinued.
  • This tire replaced Michelin / Primacy HP
  • This tire has run-flat model:
  • Available Sizes in Line: 112
  • Original Equipment (OE) tires for:
    • • BMW 3 Series
    • • Ford Mondeo
    • • Nissan Juke
    • • Volvo V60
    • • Volvo V70
    • • Alfa Romeo Giulia
    • • Audi A3
    • • Audi A4
    • • Audi A4 Allroad
    • • Audi A5
    • • Audi A6
    • • Audi A8
    • • BMW 1 Series
    • • BMW 2 Series Active Tourer
    • • BMW 5 Series
    • • BMW 7 Series
    • • BMW X3
    • • Citroën C3
    • • Citroën C4 Picasso
    • • Citroën DS4 [2010 .. 2015]
    • • Citroën DS5 [2011 .. 2018]
    • • Ford Galaxy
    • • Honda Civic
    • • Honda HR-V
    • • Hyundai i30
    • • Hyundai Ioniq AE [2016 .. 2021]
    • • Jeep Cherokee
    • • Jeep Renegade
    • • Kia Cee'd
    • • Kia Optima
    • • Mercedes-Benz B-Class
    • • Mercedes-Benz E-Class
    • • Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class
    • • Mercedes-Benz S-Class
    • • Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
    • • Nissan Qashqai
    • • Opel Astra
    • • Opel Insignia
    • • Opel Meriva
    • • Peugeot 508
    • • Peugeot 3008
    • • Peugeot Expert
    • • Renault Captur
    • • Renault Clio
    • • Renault Megane
    • • Renault Scenic
    • • Renault Talisman
    • • Renault ZOE
    • • Seat Leon
    • • Skoda Karoq NU7 [2017 .. 2023]
    • • Skoda Octavia
    • • Skoda Superb
    • • Skoda Yeti
    • • Tesla Model S
    • • Toyota Avensis
    • • Toyota C-HR
    • • Volkswagen Caddy
    • • Volkswagen Golf Alltrack
    • • Volkswagen Passat
    • • Volkswagen Polo
    • • Volkswagen Tiguan
    • • Volkswagen Touran
    • • Volvo S60
    • • Volvo S90
    • • Volvo V40
    • • Volvo V60
    • • Lexus UX A10 [2018 .. 2023]
  • Year Released: 2011
  • Regions for sale: North America, Central & South America, Europe, Russia+, East Asia, Southeast Asia, Middle East, Africa, Oceania
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We spent several hours reading reviews from experts and tire owners. In summary, this is what people think about Michelin Primacy 3. You can agree with these conclusions by voting for any item:

Reasons to buy vote if agree

– Many motorists said that the tires provided responsive handling in both wet and dry conditions.
– One happy driver mentioned that the tires had great cornering and hydroplaning resistance.
– The car owner was happy that the tread life was good enough.
– One driver appreciated good braking performance of that the tire.

Reasons not to buy

– Some car owners complained that the tire handled poorly in the rain.

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Tire Rank :: Michelin Primacy 3

 139  53 in Passenger / Summer

 46  12 in Premuim Touring Summer

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Popular Vehicle Fitments :: Michelin Primacy 3

  • • BMW 5 Series
  • • BMW 7 Series
  • • Mercedes-Benz S-Class
  • • Audi A6
Michelin Primacy 3



Description

A perfect combination of great properties and cost savings.

Primacy 3 shows the general quality of Michelin in the wear section and ride comfort. The perfect tyre for those who are looking for a summer tyre with long life and excellent driving characteristics.

This summer tire delivers excellent wet and dry handling and is original equipment on luxury touring vehicles like BMW 5 & 7 Series, Mercedes-Benz S-Class and Audi A6.

  • Excellent performance on wet and dry pavements (Reinforced sidewalls enable car to be driven up to 50 miles with no air pressure — available in a variety of fitments);
  • Available in Zero Pressure Technology (Michelin Comfort Control Technology uses computer-optimized design and precision manufacturing to reduce vibrations and road noise);
  • Enjoy a Quiet, Comfortable Ride (Innovative auto-blocking sipe technology along with new patented rubber tread compound provide excellent wet performance and better sport handling).

Michelin Primacy 3 Latest Reviews

14 September, 2019 10:27 by Vic H
4
More than 6 months
City / Highway
Recommend
What is good?
Comfort
Dry Performance
Price/Quality
Treadwear
Wet Performance
Good dry and wet traction. Awesome braking performance. Not a noisy tire.
What is bad?
Snow/Ice Performance
Cornering is just above average. Notba sport tire.
Comments
Great smooth summer tire.

Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Michelin / Primacy 3
Car Type
Season
Summer
Rim Diameter
16 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 "
Width
185 / 195 / 205 / 215 / 225 / 235 / 245 / 255 / 275 mm
Aspect Ratio
35 / 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 %
Construction
Radial
Special Features
Runflat
No
Mud and Snow
No
Extra Load
Optional
Speed and Load
Speed Index
H (max 130 mph) ... Y (max 186 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)
 

Michelin / Primacy 3 Sizes & Specifications

Note! Many sizes of this line have been discontinued.

Rim Model Size Index Features Tread depth Max inflation pressure Utqg Measured rim width Approved rim width Load range Max load at cold inflation pressure Sidewall styling Revs per mile Tire weight Overall diameter Section width Price
R16 185/55 R16 83V 185/55 R16 83V
R16 185/55 R16 87H XL 185/55 R16 87H XL
R16 195/45 R16 84V XL 195/45 R16 84V XL
R16 195/50 R16 88V XL 195/50 R16 88V XL
R16 195/55 R16 87H 195/55 R16 87H 9.0 51.0 240/A/A 6.0 5.5 - 7 1201.0 BW 852.0 23.81 24.41 7.91
R16 195/55 R16 87V 195/55 R16 87V
R16 195/55 R16 91V XL 195/55 R16 91V XL 9.0 50.0 240/A/A 6.0 5.5 - 7 XL 1356.0 BW 852.0 23.81 24.41 7.91
R16 195/60 R16 89H 195/60 R16 89H
R16 195/60 R16 89V 195/60 R16 89V
R16 205/55 R16 91H 205/55 R16 91H 9.0 51.0 240/A/A 6.5 5.5 - 7.5 1356.0 BW 836.0 24.52 24.88 8.43
R16 205/55 R16 91V 205/55 R16 91V 9.0 51.0 240/A/A 6.5 5.5 - 7.5 1356.0 BW 836.0 24.52 24.88 8.43
R16 205/55 R16 91W 205/55 R16 91W 9.0 51.0 240/A/A 6.5 5.5 - 7.5 1356.0 BW 836.0 19.18 24.88 8.43
R16 205/60 R16 92V 205/60 R16 92V
R16 205/60 R16 92W 205/60 R16 92W
R16 205/60 R16 96V XL 205/60 R16 96V XL
R16 205/60 R16 96W XL 205/60 R16 96W XL
R16 215/45 R16 90V XL 215/45 R16 90V XL
R16 215/55 R16 93H 215/55 R16 93H
R16 215/55 R16 93V 215/55 R16 93V
R16 215/55 R16 93W 215/55 R16 93W
R16 215/55 R16 93Y 215/55 R16 93Y
R16 215/55 R16 97V XL 215/55 R16 97V XL 9.0 50.0 240/A/A 7.0 6 - 7.5 XL 1609.0 BW 823.0 20.7 25.28 8.9
R16 215/55 R16 97W XL 215/55 R16 97W XL
R16 215/60 R16 95V 215/60 R16 95V
R16 215/60 R16 99H XL 215/60 R16 99H XL
R16 215/60 R16 99V XL 215/60 R16 99V XL
R16 215/65 R16 98H 215/65 R16 98H
R16 215/65 R16 98V 215/65 R16 98V
R16 215/65 R16 102H XL 215/65 R16 102H XL
R16 215/65 R16 102V XL 215/65 R16 102V XL
R16 225/50 R16 92V 225/50 R16 92V
R16 225/55 R16 95V 225/55 R16 95V
R16 225/55 R16 95W 225/55 R16 95W
R16 225/55 R16 99W XL 225/55 R16 99W XL
R16 225/55 R16 99Y XL 225/55 R16 99Y XL
R16 225/60 R16 98V 225/60 R16 98V
R16 225/60 R16 98W 225/60 R16 98W
R16 225/60 R16 102V XL 225/60 R16 102V XL
R17 205/45 R17 88V XL 205/45 R17 88V XL
R17 205/45 R17 88W XL 205/45 R17 88W XL 9.0 50.0 240/A/A 7.0 6.5 - 7.5 XL 1235.0 BW 858.0 18.3 24.25 8.11
R17 205/50 R17 89V 205/50 R17 89V
R17 205/50 R17 89W 205/50 R17 89W
R17 205/50 R17 89Y 205/50 R17 89Y
R17 205/50 R17 93H XL 205/50 R17 93H XL
R17 205/50 R17 93V XL 205/50 R17 93V XL
R17 205/55 R17 91W 205/55 R17 91W 9.0 51.0 240/A/A 6.5 5.5 - 7.5 1356.0 BW 803.0 26.46 25.91 8.43
R17 205/55 R17 95V XL 205/55 R17 95V XL
R17 205/55 R17 95W XL 205/55 R17 95W XL
R17 215/45 R17 87W 215/45 R17 87W
R17 215/45 R17 91W XL 215/45 R17 91W XL
R17 215/50 R17 91H 215/50 R17 91H
R17 215/50 R17 91W 215/50 R17 91W
R17 215/50 R17 95W XL 215/50 R17 95W XL
R17 215/55 R17 94V 215/55 R17 94V
R17 215/55 R17 94W 215/55 R17 94W
R17 215/55 R17 98W XL 215/55 R17 98W XL
R17 215/60 R17 96H 215/60 R17 96H
R17 215/60 R17 96V 215/60 R17 96V
R17 215/65 R17 99V 215/65 R17 99V
R17 225/45 R17 91V 225/45 R17 91V
R17 225/45 R17 91W 225/45 R17 91W 9.0 51.0 240/A/A 7.5 7 - 8.5 1356.0 BW 833.0 25.4 24.96 8.86
R17 225/45 R17 91Y 225/45 R17 91Y
R17 225/45 R17 94W XL 225/45 R17 94W XL
R17 225/50 R17 94H 225/50 R17 94H
R17 225/50 R17 94V 225/50 R17 94V
R17 225/50 R17 94W 225/50 R17 94W 9.0 51.0 240/A/A 7.0 6 - 8 1477.0 BW 803.0 22.35 25.91 9.17
R17 225/50 R17 94Y 225/50 R17 94Y
R17 225/50 R17 98V XL 225/50 R17 98V XL
R17 225/50 R17 98W XL 225/50 R17 98W XL
R17 225/50 R17 98Y XL 225/50 R17 98Y XL
R17 225/55 R17 97V 225/55 R17 97V
R17 225/55 R17 97W 225/55 R17 97W 9.0 51.0 240/A/A 7.0 6 - 8 1609.0 BW 777.0 29.72 26.77 9.17
R17 225/55 R17 97Y 225/55 R17 97Y 9.0 51.0 240/A/A 7.0 6 - 8 1609.0 BW 777.0 29.54 26.77 9.17
R17 225/55 R17 101W XL 225/55 R17 101W XL
R17 225/60 R17 99V 225/60 R17 99V
R17 225/60 R17 99Y 225/60 R17 99Y
R17 235/45 R17 94W 235/45 R17 94W
R17 235/45 R17 94Y 235/45 R17 94Y
R17 235/50 R17 96W 235/50 R17 96W 9.0 51.0 240/A/A 7.5 6.5 - 8.5 1565.0 BW 791.0 23.72 26.3 9.65
R17 235/55 R17 103W XL 235/55 R17 103W XL
R17 235/55 R17 103Y XL 235/55 R17 103Y XL
R17 245/45 R17 99Y XL 245/45 R17 99Y XL
R17 245/55 R17 102W 245/55 R17 102W 9.0 51.0 240/A/A 7.5 7 - 8.5 1874.0 BW 753.0 25.79 27.64 9.96
R18 215/50 R18 92W 215/50 R18 92W
R18 215/55 R18 99V XL 215/55 R18 99V XL
R18 225/45 R18 91W 225/45 R18 91W 9.0 51.0 240/A/A 7.5 7 - 8.5 1356.0 BW 802.0 26.01 25.94 8.86
R18 225/45 R18 95Y XL 225/45 R18 95Y XL 9.0 50.0 240/A/A 7.5 7 - 8.5 XL 1521.0 BW 802.0 26.9 25.94 8.86
R18 225/50 R18 95V 225/50 R18 95V
R18 225/55 R18 98V 225/55 R18 98V
R18 235/45 R18 98W XL 235/45 R18 98W XL
R18 235/45 R18 98Y XL 235/45 R18 98Y XL
R18 235/50 R18 101Y XL 235/50 R18 101Y XL
R18 235/55 R18 100V 235/55 R18 100V
R18 235/55 R18 104V XL 235/55 R18 104V XL
R18 235/55 R18 104Y XL 235/55 R18 104Y XL 9.0 50.0 240/A/A 7.5 6.5 - 8.5 XL 1984.0 BW 739.0 28.0 28.15 9.65
R18 245/40 R18 93Y 245/40 R18 93Y
R18 245/40 R18 97Y XL 245/40 R18 97Y XL 9.0 50.0 240/A/A 8.5 8 - 9.5 XL 1609.0 BW 809.0 27.78 25.71 9.76
R18 245/45 R18 96W 245/45 R18 96W
R18 245/45 R18 96Y 245/45 R18 96Y 9.0 51.0 240/A/A 8.0 7.5 - 9 1565.0 BW 780.0 24.03 26.65 9.57
R18 245/45 R18 100W XL 245/45 R18 100W XL 9.0 50.0 240/A/A 8.0 7.5 - 9 XL 1764.0 BW 780.0 23.94 26.65 9.57
R18 245/45 R18 100Y XL 245/45 R18 100Y XL 9.0 50.0 240/A/A 8.0 7.5 - 9 XL 1764.0 BW 780.0 23.59 26.65 9.57
R18 245/50 R18 100W 245/50 R18 100W 9.0 51.0 240/A/A 7.5 7 - 8.5 1764.0 BW 751.0 33.51 27.68 9.96
R18 245/50 R18 100Y 245/50 R18 100Y 9.0 51.0 240/A/A 7.5 7 - 8.5 1764.0 BW 751.0 33.95 27.68 9.96
R18 255/45 R18 99Y 255/45 R18 99Y
R18 275/40 R18 99Y 275/40 R18 99Y 9.0 51.0 240/A/A 9.5 9 - 11 1929.0 BW 780.0 34.17 26.65 10.94
R19 205/55 R19 97V XL 205/55 R19 97V XL
R19 245/40 R19 98Y XL 245/40 R19 98Y XL 9.0 50.0 240/A/A 8.5 8 - 9.5 XL 1653.0 BW 778.0 24.69 26.73 9.76
R19 245/45 R19 98Y 245/45 R19 98Y 9.0 50.0 240/A/A 8.0 7.5 - 9 1477.0 BW 751.0 30.53 27.68 9.57
R19 245/45 R19 102Y XL 245/45 R19 102Y XL
R19 275/35 R19 100Y XL 275/35 R19 100Y XL 9.0 50.0 240/A/A 9.5 9 - 11 XL 1764.0 BW 783.0 31.97 26.57 10.94
R19 275/40 R19 101Y 275/40 R19 101Y 9.0 50.0 240/A/A 9.5 9 - 11 1819.0 BW 751.0 34.61 27.68 10.94
R20 195/55 R20 95H XL 195/55 R20 95H XL

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14 September, 2019 10:27 by Vic H
4
More than 6 months
City / Highway
Recommend
What is good?
Comfort
Dry Performance
Price/Quality
Treadwear
Wet Performance
Good dry and wet traction. Awesome braking performance. Not a noisy tire.
What is bad?
Snow/Ice Performance
Cornering is just above average. Notba sport tire.
Comments
Great smooth summer tire.

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