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Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5 SUV

Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5 SUV

/99% · winter · · : Premium

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Pros and cons

  • Low drive-by noise levels
  • Great handling on snow
  • Exceptional traction on snow
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Short braking distance on snow
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Competitors

The Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5 SUV is highly regarded across various tests for its exceptional performance in winter conditions, making it a top choice for those seeking reliable winter tires. Its excellence in handling on snow is consistently praised, highlighting its superior traction, side support, and braking capabilities on snowy surfaces. This tire is not only a specialist in snow but also delivers commendable performance on both wet and dry road conditions. It offers good wet grip and aquaplaning resistance, with its prowess extending to stable, precise, and safe driving on dry roads alongside comfortable ride quality.


However, there are some points of critique to consider. The tire exhibits a somewhat high rolling resistance, a factor that could influence fuel efficiency negatively. Despite this, its performance in other areas, like wet braking and handling, is notable, positioning it as a strong contender in winter tire selections. Interestingly, while its performance on wet and dry roads is generally good, some tests indicate minor trade-offs in these conditions, suggesting room for improvement or slight compromises required to achieve such outstanding winter performance.


Comfort is a notable advantage of the Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5 SUV, with reports of low noise levels and high comfort, enhancing the overall driving experience. This is an important consideration for drivers seeking a tire that doesn't sacrifice comfort for performance.


In sum, the Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5 SUV stands out as an exceptional winter tire with its remarkable snow handling and overall performance across different conditions. Its few downsides, such as the higher rolling resistance and minor trade-offs on wet and dry surfaces, are generally outweighed by its strengths, making it a highly recommended option for SUV owners seeking reliable, comfortable, and high-performing winter tires.

Sizes

Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5 SUV is made in 107 sizes, starting from 225/60 R17 up to 315/30 R23.
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Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5 SUV is ranked #99 of 947 winter tyres based on the results of tests carried out by Automotorsport 2023, Tyre Reviews 2023, and other organizations. Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5 SUV belongs to the Premium segment and is made by a manufacturer from France. It is made in total of 107 sizes, 225/60 R17 being the smallest and 315/30 R23 the largest. This tyre was featured in tests 6 times, first test was carried in 2021. This model received the best possible rating in 5 tests. Eu ratings can provide interesting overview over the available dimensions - 66% of Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5 SUV has "C" wet grip rating and most (78%) of the dimensions has "C" fuel-saving rating. Noise is a strong quality of Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5 SUV - most dimensions have below average noise level values - 60% of them produce 0db noise, which result in "a" rating. It can be compared to Blizzak LM-005, which is a tyre from Bridgestone (Japan) and has a rating of 92%, compared to 99% of the Michelin in question.

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Timeline

2021

Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5 SUV was tested 2x (Autobild,...)

2023

Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5 SUV was tested 4x (Autobild,...) and won the Autobild 225/60 R18 test.

Achievements

Best
Exterior noise
Automotorsport 2023
Autobild 2023
TyreReviews.com 2023
Autozeitung 2021
Best
Snow traction
Automotorsport 2023
Autobild 2023
TyreReviews.com 2023
Autozeitung 2021
Best
Snow handling
Automotorsport 2023
TyreReviews.com 2023
Autozeitung 2021
Autobild 2021
Best
Dry braking
Autozeitung 2021
Autobild 2021
Best
Dry handling
Autobild 2023
Best
Interior noise
TyreReviews.com 2023
Best
Wet braking
TyreReviews.com 2023
Best
Wet circle cornering
Autozeitung 2021
Best
Wet handling
Autozeitung 2021

Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5 SUV in tyre tests

All tyre tests where Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5 SUV was featured:
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Autobild Winter tyre test 2023 225/60 R18
test winner
Ranked #1 of 10
In an extensive comparison, the Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5 SUV showcased outstanding performance, securing a commendable position among its competitors. The tire distinguished itself as a snow specialist, delivering excellent handling qualities across diverse weather conditions. Its precise steering response coupled with effective feedback, and its notably quiet ride comfort, garnered positive attention. However, its higher rolling resistance was pointed out as a drawback. In the test disciplines, the Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5 SUV excelled in dry handling, exterior noise, and snow traction, standing out as the best in these categories. Despite these strong points, it did not finish last in any of the evaluated properties, underlining its well-rounded capabilities.
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Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5 SUV
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ARBÖ Winter tyre test 2023 235/55 R18
recommended
Ranked #3 of 10
Name WinterWetDryRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test636443188
Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5 SUV63 5742177
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Tyre Reviews Winter tyre test 2023 235/60 R18
highly recommended
Ranked #2 of 9
Name
Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5 SUV
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Name WetDrySnowRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test1-2111
Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5 SUV22 1 21
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Source: www.autobild.de
Autozeitung Winter tyre test 2021 235/55 R18
highly recommended
Ranked #2 of 10
Name Points totalWetDrySnow
Best values in test386143138118
Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5 SUV384130136118
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Source: reifenpresse.de

Test ratings distribution

100% (5x)85% (1x)
ExemplaryTest winnerVery goodHighly recommendedRecommended
1x1x1x2x1x

Ratings x Wheel size

R18R20
97% (5x)100% (1x)

Ratings x Width

225/xx Rxx235/xx Rxx255/xx Rxx
100% (1x)96.3% (4x)100% (1x)

FAQ

  1. Is this tyre suitable for SUVs?

    Yes, this tyre is also made in SUV sizes.

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