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Popularity of the model 30:
  • Year of manufacture.
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  • 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 has run-flat model:
  • Available Sizes in Line: 53
  • Original Equipment (OE) tires for:
    • • Lexus
    • • Volvo
    • • Hyundai
    • • Mercedes-Benz
    • • Toyota
    • • Lexus
    • • Kia
    • • Chrysler
    • • Lincoln
    • • Acura
    • • Infiniti
    • • BMW 7 Series
    • • Mercedes-Benz C-Class
    • • Mercedes-Benz S-Class
    • • Mercedes-Benz E-Class
    • • Buick Verano
  • Year Released: 2009
  • Regions for sale: North America, Central & South America, Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia, East Asia
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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 MXM4. You can agree with these conclusions by voting for any item:

Reasons to buy vote if agree

– The drivers appreciated the very good quality and the great price.
– A few drivers mentioned that they were impressed by the smooth and quiet ride of this tire.
– Most drivers appreciated the tire’s performance in both dry and wet conditions.

Reasons not to buy

– One driver noted that he feels road badly with these tires.

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Michelin Primacy MXM4



Description

360 degrees of ultimate satisfaction for the premium car owner who wants it all: precise handling, refined ride quality, and all season safety.

  • Stops up to 29' Shorter in Wet Conditions than a Leading Competitor (Sunflower oil additive in tread compound helps provide increased traction at low temperatures for enhanced braking and handling in wet conditions and better overall performance in snow);
  • Michelin brand tires are the number 1 Choice of Premium Car Makers to Optimize Vehicle Performance and Ride Quality (The Michelin Primacy MXM4 tire continues a tradition of meeting the demanding standards of the world’s leading luxury car makers);
  • 55,000-Mile Limited Warranty for H-/V-Rated Sizes. 45,000-Mile Limited Warranty for W-Rated Sizes (Tread design with MaxTouch Construction for even tread wear and numerous biting edges for all-season grip combine to deliver many miles of driving pleasure).

Michelin Primacy MXM4 Latest News

  • Feb 07, 2012
    Video

    Michelin Primacy MXM4 Tire

    The MXM4 tire is ideal for luxury vehicles. This Michelin tire enables luxury cars to replace tires to experience superior handling and performance. The Primacy MXM4 can be used in all weather conditions and offers shorter stopping distance in wet conditions than leading competitors.

  • Nov 16, 2010
    Video

    Tested: New Grand Touring All-Season Tires I Tire Rack

    Grand Touring All-Season tires are designed to blend a smooth, quiet ride with responsive handling, all while providing year-round traction. Admittedly, this can be a tight line to walk for tire designers. We compared two newcomers to two popular options from the Grand Touring All-Season category to see how well the tires are optimized for all of the above.

  • Jun 01, 2010
    Video

    The MICHELIN Primacy MXM4 tire in action on the test track

    Check out test driver Sarah Robinson try out the the MICHELIN Primacy MXM4 tire at Laurens Proving Grounds, Michelin's on-vehicle test facility in South Carolina. With the new MICHELIN Primacy MXM4 tire, you can have it all: safety, longevity, all-weather handling and comfort.


Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Michelin / Primacy MXM4
Car Type
Passenger
Season
All Season
Rim Diameter
16 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 "
Width
205 / 215 / 225 / 235 / 245 / 255 / 265 / 275 mm
Aspect Ratio
35 / 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60 %
Construction
Radial
Special Features
Runflat
No
Mud and Snow
No
Extra Load
Optional
Speed and Load
Speed Index
H (max 130 mph) ... W (max 168 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)
 

Michelin / Primacy MXM4 Sizes & Specifications

Note! Many sizes of this line have been discontinued.

Rim Model Size Index Features Tread depth Sidewall styling Revs per mile Max load at cold inflation pressure Utqg Overall diameter Tire weight Max inflation pressure Load range Section width Approved rim width Measured rim width Price
R16 215/55 R16 97H XL 215/55 R16 97H XL 10.0 BW 823.0 1609.0 500/AA/A 25.3 22.95 50.0 XL 8.9 6 - 7.5 7.0
R17 215/45 R17 87V 215/45 R17 87V 9.5 BW 844.0 1201.0 500/A/A 24.7 21.16 44.0 8.4 7 - 8 7.0
R17 215/50 R17 93V XL 215/50 R17 93V XL 10.0 BW 815.0 1433.0 500/AA/A 25.5 23.02 50.0 XL 8.9 6 - 7.5 7.0
R17 225/45 R17 90V 225/45 R17 90V 10.0 BW 833.0 1323.0 500/A/A 25.0 27.05 44.0 8.9 7 - 8.5 7.5
R17 225/45 R17 91H 225/45 R17 91H 10.0 BW 833.0 1356.0 500/AA/A 25.0 22.33 51.0 8.9 7 - 8.5 7.5
R17 225/45 R17 91V 225/45 R17 91V 9.0 BW 833.0 1356.0 500/A/A 25.0 22.6 44.0 8.9 7 - 8.5 7.5
R17 225/45 R17 91W 225/45 R17 91W 10.0 BW 833.0 1356.0 500/AA/A 25.0 22.84 51.0 8.9 7 - 8.5 7.5
R17 225/50 R17 94H 225/50 R17 94H 10.0 BW 803.0 1477.0 420/A/A 25.9 28.62 51.0 9.2 6 - 8 7.0
R17 225/50 R17 94V 225/50 R17 94V 10.0 BW 803.0 1477.0 420/A/A 25.9 28.88 51.0 9.4 6 - 8 7.5
R17 225/55 R17 97H 225/55 R17 97H 9.5 BW 777.0 1609.0 500/A/A 26.8 29.92 44.0 9.2 6 - 8 7.0
R17 225/55 R17 97V 225/55 R17 97V 10.0 BW 777.0 1609.0 500/AA/A 26.8 24.69 44.0 9.2 6 - 8 7.0
R17 235/45 R17 94H 235/45 R17 94H 9.5 BW 821.0 1477.0 500/A/A 25.4 21.83 51.0 9.3 7.5 - 9 8.0
R17 245/45 R17 99H XL 245/45 R17 99H XL 9.5 BW 810.0 1709.0 500/A/A 25.7 23.35 50.0 XL 9.6 7.5 - 9 8.0
R17 255/40 R17 94H 255/40 R17 94H 9.5 BW 831.0 1477.0 500/A/A 25.0 23.06 51.0 10.2 8.5 - 10 9.0
R18 225/40 R18 88V 225/40 R18 88V 9.5 BW 829.0 1235.0 500/A/A 25.1 23.57 44.0 9.1 7.5 - 9 8.0
R18 225/40 R18 92V XL 225/40 R18 92V XL 9.5 BW 829.0 1389.0 500/A/A 25.1 27.25 50.0 XL 9.0 7.5 - 9 8.0
R18 225/45 R18 91H 225/45 R18 91H 8.5 BW 802.0 1356.0 500/A/A 25.9 25.68 44.0 8.9 7 - 8.5 7.5
R18 225/45 R18 91V 225/45 R18 91V 9.5 BW 802.0 1356.0 500/AA/A 26.0 23.9 44.0 8.9 7 - 8.5 7.5
R18 225/45 R18 95W XL 225/45 R18 95W XL 9.0 BW 802.0 1521.0 500/A/A 25.9 24.16 50.0 XL 8.9 7 - 8.5 7.5
R18 225/60 R18 100H 225/60 R18 100H 9.5 BW 727.0 1764.0 500/A/A 28.6 28.95 51.0 9.0 6 - 8 6.5
R18 225/60 R18 104H XL 225/60 R18 104H XL 8.5 BW 727.0 1984.0 500/A/A 28.6 34.79 50.0 XL 9.0 6 - 8 6.5
R18 235/40 R18 91H 235/40 R18 91H 9.5 BW 819.0 1356.0 500/A/A 25.4 22.49 51.0 9.5 8 - 9.5 8.5
R18 235/45 R18 94V 235/45 R18 94V 8.5 BW 790.0 1477.0 500/A/A 26.3 24.91 44.0 9.3 7.5 - 9 8.0
R18 235/45 R18 98W XL 235/45 R18 98W XL 8.0 BW 790.0 1653.0 500/A/A 26.3 25.22 50.0 XL 9.3 7.5 - 9 8.0
R18 235/50 R18 97V 235/50 R18 97V 9.5 BW 762.0 1609.0 500/A/A 27.3 27.27 44.0 9.7 6.5 - 8.5 7.5
R18 235/55 R18 100H 235/55 R18 100H 9.0 BW 739.0 1764.0 500/A/A 28.2 27.89 44.0 9.7 6.5 - 8.5 7.5
R18 235/55 R18 100V 235/55 R18 100V 9.2 BW 739.0 1764.0 500/AA/A 28.2 27.95 51.0 9.7 6.5 - 8.5 7.5
R18 235/55 R18 104V XL 235/55 R18 104V XL 9.0 BW 739.0 1984.0 500/AA/A 28.2 27.12 50.0 XL 9.7 6.5 - 8.5 7.5
R18 235/60 R18 102V 235/60 R18 102V 9.5 BW 715.0 1874.0 500/A/A 29.1 28.26 44.0 9.5 6.5 - 8.5 7.0
R18 245/45 R18 96V 245/45 R18 96V 9.5 BW 780.0 1565.0 500/A/A 26.7 27.31 44.0 9.6 7.5 - 9 8.0
R18 245/45 R18 100H XL 245/45 R18 100H XL 9.5 BW 780.0 1764.0 500/A/A 26.7 24.8 50.0 XL 9.6 7.5 - 9 8.0
R18 245/45 R18 100W XL 245/45 R18 100W XL 10.0 BW 780.0 1764.0 500/AA/A 26.7 27.76 50.0 XL 9.6 7.5 - 9 8.0
R18 245/50 R18 99V 245/50 R18 99V 9.5 BW 751.0 1709.0 500/AA/A 27.7 29.94 51.0 10.0 7 - 8.5 7.5
R18 245/50 R18 100V 245/50 R18 100V 9.5 BW 751.0 1764.0 500/A/A 27.7 33.73 44.0 10.0 7 - 8.5 7.5
R18 245/50 R18 100W 245/50 R18 100W 9.0 BW 751.0 1764.0 500/A/A 27.7 28.88 51.0 10.0 7 - 8.5 7.5
R18 255/35 R18 94H XL 255/35 R18 94H XL 9.5 BW 832.0 1477.0 500/A/A 25.0 24.12 50.0 XL 10.2 8.5 - 10 9.0
R19 225/40 R19 93V XL 225/40 R19 93V XL 10.0 BW 797.0 1433.0 420/A/A 26.1 26.43 44.0 XL 9.1 7.5 - 9 8.0
R19 235/40 R19 92V 235/40 R19 92V 9.5 BW 787.0 1389.0 500/AA/A 26.4 25.82 44.0 9.5 8 - 9.5 8.5
R19 235/40 R19 96V XL 235/40 R19 96V XL 8.5 BW 787.0 1565.0 500/A/A 26.4 26.19 50.0 XL 9.5 8 - 9.5 8.5
R19 235/50 R19 99H 235/50 R19 99H 9.0 BW 735.0 1709.0 500/A/A 28.3 27.56 44.0 9.7 6.5 - 8.5 7.5
R19 235/55 R19 101H 235/55 R19 101H 9.5 BW 713.0 1819.0 500/A/A 29.2 28.77 44.0 9.6 6.5 - 8.5 7.5
R19 245/40 R19 94V 245/40 R19 94V 9.5 BW 778.0 1477.0 500/AA/A 26.7 28.73 44.0 9.8 8 - 9.5 8.5
R19 245/40 R19 98W XL 245/40 R19 98W XL 9.5 BW 778.0 1653.0 500/AA/A 26.7 28.81 50.0 XL 9.8 8 - 9.5 8.5
R19 245/45 R19 98W 245/45 R19 98W 9.0 BW 751.0 1653.0 500/AA/A 27.7 28.11 51.0 9.6 7.5 - 9 8.0
R19 245/45 R19 102H XL 245/45 R19 102H XL 10.0 BW 751.0 1874.0 420/A/A 27.7 33.4 50.0 XL 9.6 7.5 - 9 8.0
R19 245/45 R19 102V XL 245/45 R19 102V XL 9.5 BW 751.0 1874.0 500/A/A 27.7 31.31 50.0 XL 9.6 7.5 - 9 8.0
R19 245/50 R19 101V 245/50 R19 101V 8.5 BW 725.0 1819.0 500/A/A 28.7 35.38 51.0 10.0 7 - 8.5 7.5
R19 255/45 R19 100V 255/45 R19 100V 10.0 BW 741.0 1764.0 500/A/A 28.1 29.08 44.0 10.0 8 - 9.5 8.5
R19 265/50 R19 110H XL 265/50 R19 110H XL 8.5 BW 705.0 2337.0 500/A/A 29.5 39.68 50.0 XL 10.9 7.5 - 9.5 8.5
R19 275/40 R19 101H 275/40 R19 101H 10.0 BW 751.0 1819.0 420/A/A 27.7 36.16 51.0 10.9 9 - 11 9.5
R19 275/40 R19 101W 275/40 R19 101W 9.0 BW 751.0 1819.0 500/AA/A 27.7 29.98 51.0 10.9 9 - 11 9.5
R20 245/45 R20 99V 245/45 R20 99V 9.5 BW 726.0 1709.0 500/AA/A 28.7 29.19 44.0 9.6 7.5 - 9 8.0
R20 255/45 R20 101W 255/45 R20 101W 9.0 BW 716.0 1819.0 500/AA/A 29.1 31.17 51.0 10.0 8 - 9.5 8.5

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Questions and Answers

  • Feb 07, 2012
    Video

    Michelin Primacy MXM4 Tire

    The MXM4 tire is ideal for luxury vehicles. This Michelin tire enables luxury cars to replace tires to experience superior handling and performance. The Primacy MXM4 can be used in all weather conditions and offers shorter stopping distance in wet conditions than leading competitors.

  • Nov 16, 2010
    Video

    Tested: New Grand Touring All-Season Tires I Tire Rack

    Grand Touring All-Season tires are designed to blend a smooth, quiet ride with responsive handling, all while providing year-round traction. Admittedly, this can be a tight line to walk for tire designers. We compared two newcomers to two popular options from the Grand Touring All-Season category to see how well the tires are optimized for all of the above.

  • Jun 01, 2010
    Video

    The MICHELIN Primacy MXM4 tire in action on the test track

    Check out test driver Sarah Robinson try out the the MICHELIN Primacy MXM4 tire at Laurens Proving Grounds, Michelin's on-vehicle test facility in South Carolina. With the new MICHELIN Primacy MXM4 tire, you can have it all: safety, longevity, all-weather handling and comfort.