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Maxxis Premitra AS AP3

Maxxis Premitra AS AP3

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Pros and cons

  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Low drive-by noise levels
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Competitors

The Maxxis Premitra AS AP3 tires have been tested by Autobild in various dimensions and have shown some common qualities.

In general, these tires demonstrate good safety reserves in aquaplaning situations, with dynamic handling and short braking distances on dry roads. They also offer stable dry handling and very good aquaplaning qualities at a competitive price point. However, there are some drawbacks to the Maxxis Premitra AS AP3 tires.

These tires have been criticized for their moderate mileage, understeering driving behavior, and extended braking distances on wet roads. Additionally, they exhibit slightly understeering driving behavior and increased rolling resistance in certain situations.

In some tests, the tires struggled with limited grip, understeering driving behavior on icy and snowy roads, and extended braking distances on wet roads. Nevertheless, these tires consistently offered short dry braking distances and a low price.

Overall, the Maxxis Premitra AS AP3 tires provide a mix of good and not-so-good qualities, varying depending on the specific tire dimensions tested by Autobild. Despite some limitations, these tires still offer decent performance and value for their price.

Sizes

Maxxis Premitra AS AP3 is made in 3 sizes, starting from 205/55 R16 up to 225/45 R17.
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Timeline

2019

Maxxis Premitra AS AP3 was launched

2019

Maxxis Premitra AS AP3 was tested 2x (Autobild,...)

2020

Maxxis Premitra AS AP3 was tested 2x (Autobild,...)

2021

Maxxis Premitra AS AP3 was tested 3x (Autobild,...)

2022

Maxxis Premitra AS AP3 was tested 3x (Autobild,...)

Achievements

Best
Exterior noise
Autobild 2021
Autobild 2020
Best
Aquaplaning - cross
Autobild 2019
Best
Aquaplaning - longitudal
Autobild 2019
Best
Dry braking
Autobild 2019
Best
Wet circle cornering
Autobild 2022

Maxxis Premitra AS AP3 in tyre tests

All tyre tests where Maxxis Premitra AS AP3 was featured:
Autobild Allyear tyre test 2022 225/50 R18
not recommended
Ranked #10 of 11
Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test2+2+2+
Maxxis Premitra AS AP33+24+
Source: www.autobild.de
Autobild Allyear tyre test 2022 195/55 R16

Ranked #10 of 35
Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test39,944,4
Maxxis Premitra AS AP343,151,8
Source: autobild.de
Autobild Allyear tyre test 2022 195/55 R16
conditionally recommended
Ranked #14 of 15
Securing the 10th position out of 15 competitors, the Maxxis Premitra AS AP3 demonstrated noteworthy qualities and some areas for improvement. It stood out for its excellent aquaplaning resistance and affordability. However, it faced challenges such as delayed steering response and understeering behavior in all weather conditions, alongside limited mileage and cost-effectiveness. Notably, it excelled in wet circle cornering, showing its strength in specific testing disciplines. Despite the mixed feedback, the tyre offers a balanced combination of safety and value, making it a contender worth considering.
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test1-2+1-1
Maxxis Premitra AS AP32-2-3+3
Source: www.autobild.de
Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test37,650
Maxxis Premitra AS AP338,454,7
Show test details
Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDrySnowRolling resistanceWear
Best values in test2+2+2+11
Maxxis Premitra AS AP32-2+ 2+ 2-3+
Show test details
Source: www.autobild.de
Autobild Allyear tyre test 2021 215/65 R17
satisfactory
Ranked #8 of 10
Securing the 8th position in a competitive lineup, the Maxxis Premitra AS AP3 tire was noted for its satisfactory overall performance. Testers were particularly impressed with its good winter qualities, stable handling on dry surfaces, and significant safety margins against aquaplaning, all offered at an affordable price. However, it was not without its drawbacks, as the tire exhibited a tendency for understeer, longer braking distances on wet roads, and increased rolling resistance. Despite these areas for improvement, the tire managed to deliver a balanced performance across various conditions.
Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test2+1-1-
Maxxis Premitra AS AP32-22
Show test details
Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test39,745
Maxxis Premitra AS AP340,953,4
Show test details
Source: www.autobild.de
Autobild Allyear tyre test 2020 205/55 R16
satisfactory
Ranked #14 of 14
The Maxxis Premitra AS AP3 secured the 13th position out of 14 in a highly competitive lineup. Despite ranking low overall, the tyre did exhibit some positive attributes such as good aquaplaning safety margins, dynamic handling, and short braking distances on dry surfaces. However, its performance was offset by several drawbacks including moderate durability, understeering behavior, and extended braking distances on wet roads, which ultimately impacted its standing. Notably, it excelled in the exterior noise discipline, showcasing its ability to operate quietly, a feature that often enhances the driving experience. Nevertheless, these strengths were not enough to significantly elevate its rank in the evaluation.
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test12+11
Maxxis Premitra AS AP33+2+ 2-2-
Show test details
Source: www.autobild.de
Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test39,546,3
Maxxis Premitra AS AP339,5 51
Show test details
Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test2+2+2+1
Maxxis Premitra AS AP32-2+ 22-
Show test details
Source: www.autobild.de

Test ratings distribution

85% (4x)75% (1x)0% (1x)
GoodSatisfactoryConditionally recommendedNot recommended
1x3x1x1x

Ratings x Wheel size

R16R17R18
80% (2x)85% (3x)0% (1x)

Ratings x Width

195/xx Rxx205/xx Rxx215/xx Rxx225/xx Rxx
75% (1x)85% (1x)85% (1x)56.7% (3x)

FAQ

  1. Where is Maxxis Premitra AS AP3 made?

    Maxxis Premitra AS AP3 is made in China.

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