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

Reasons to buy vote if agree

– The satisfied drivers said that these tires were worth the money they paid.
– A proud owner said that these tires had outstanding ride comfort, smoothness and were quiet.
– A lot of happy drivers said that he experienced incredible tread life with these all-season tires.
– A few buyers wrote the tires were good on the gravel roads.

Reasons not to buy

– One driver said that this tire was of low value because it handled poorly in wet conditions.
– One driver said that snow and ice traction wise these tires were the worst he’d ever driven on.

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Michelin XPS Traction Tire Rank

 69  485 in Light Truck / SUV / All Season

 7  156 in Commercial

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Michelin XPS Traction


On-off road retreadable commercial tire that features aggressive traction capability and steel casing for durability.

  • Excellent Off-Road Traction (Aggressive tread design and anti-chip compounds help provide off-road traction on gravel and rocky terrain).
  • Steel-Casing Strength (Steel casing adds strength and allows retreading to greatly extend the life of the tire and keep it on the job).

Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Michelin / XPS Traction
Car Type
Light Truck / SUV
All Season
Rim Diameter
16 "
215 / 235 mm
Aspect Ratio
85 %
Special Features
Mud and Snow
Extra Load
Speed and Load
Speed Index
Q (max 100 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)

Michelin / XPS Traction Sizes & Specifications

Note! Many sizes of this line have been discontinued.

Rim Model Size Index Features Approved rim width Tread depth Revs per mile Measured rim width Max inflation pressure Load range Tire weight Max load at cold inflation pressure Section width Sidewall styling Overall diameter Utqg Price
R16 215/85 R16 115/112Q 215/85 R16 115/112Q 5.5 - 7 17.0 681.0 6.0 80.0 E 50.44 2680.0 8.8 BW 30.7
R16 235/85 R16 120/116Q 235/85 R16 120/116Q 6 - 7 15.0 655.0 6.5 80.0 E 55.97 3042.0 9.6 BW 32.0

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