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Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5

225/40 R18 Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5 variants


Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5 is a winter tyre made in total of 102 sizes, ranging from R16 to R16 - this particular dimension is R18, which means it fits to a 18 inch/457.2mm diameter wheel. 225/40 R18 is 20mm wider than the narrowest dimension (205) and 60mm narrower than the widest one (285). This tyre profile of 40 means the sidewall height of the tyre is 40% of the tyre width (225mm), which results in 90mm sidewall height. In 225/40 R18, there are 2 possible speed indexes for Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5 - "V","W", which are good for speeds up to 240, 270 km/h. In 225/40 R18, PILOT ALPIN 5 usually competes against UltraGrip Performance+, which is a tyre from GoodYear with a rating of 88%, compared to 100% of the Michelin in question. Latest test in 225/40 R18 was held by Autobild in 2020, where PILOT ALPIN 5 received rating "Exemplary" and finished on the 3. place. It was tested on a VW Golf.

225/40 R18 92 V

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£146
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225/40 R18 92 W

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E
70dB
£182
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Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5 is made in 102 sizes, starting from 205/60 R16 up to 285/30 R22.

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Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5 in tyre tests

Relevant tyre tests in same or similiar dimension (225/40 R18)
Autobild Winter tyre test 2023 225/45 R18
test winner
Ranked #1 of 20
Securing the top position among 20 competitors, the Michelin Pilot Alpin 5 emerged as the test winner with unparalleled performance. Celebrated for its superior abilities on ice and snow, the tire also demonstrated precise handling on both wet and dry roads, alongside a commendable mileage capability. Despite its higher price point, the excellence delivered by the Michelin Pilot Alpin 5 in various disciplines underscored its value. It notably excelled in dry braking, dry handling, exterior noise reduction, snow braking, snow traction, wet circle cornering, and wet handling, confirming its status as a well-rounded choice for winter conditions.
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test2+2+11-
Michelin PILOT ALPIN 52+ 2+ 1 2+
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Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test31,429,2
Michelin PILOT ALPIN 534,329,2
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Autobild Winter tyre test 2023 225/40 R18
test winner
Ranked #1 of 11
Securing the top position among 11 contenders, the Michelin Pilot Alpin 5 emerged as the Test winner, exhibiting superior performance in a comprehensive evaluation. This winter tire demonstrated exceptional capabilities on ice and snow, along with dynamic handling under wet and dry conditions. With its direct steering response and notably short braking distances on dry surfaces, it set a high benchmark for competitors. Additionally, the Michelin Pilot Alpin 5 stood out for its low noise level, enhancing the driving experience. Among its remarkable achievements, it was rated the best in specific disciplines including dry braking, dry handling, exterior noise, snow braking, and snow traction, confirming its well-rounded excellence. Despite its high price level, the tire's outstanding performance across a broad range of criteria solidifies its status as the go-to choice for winter driving.
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Sport Auto Winter tyre test 2023 225/40 R18
very good
Ranked #3 of 9
Securing the 3rd position among 9 contenders, the Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5 emerged as a formidable option in its category, earning a final rating of 'Very good'. The tire distinguished itself particularly in certain disciplines, demonstrating superior performance in dry braking, dry lane changing, as well as in snow braking, snow handling - objective, and snow traction. This prowess highlights its capability to offer reliable traction and control in both dry and snowy conditions. Testers appreciated its precise and balanced handling on wet surfaces along with its clear feedback through the steering in snowy conditions. However, it was noted for its lesser protection against aquaplaning in curves and a somewhat blunt response to edges. Despite these minor drawbacks, the tire was lauded as a snow specialist with high dry grip, though with some aquaplaning deficits.
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Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5
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Source: www.tyrereviews.com
Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test2+2+1
Michelin PILOT ALPIN 52+ 2+ 1-
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test1-21-
Michelin PILOT ALPIN 51- 2 2+
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Source: www.autobild.de

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