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Michelin Pilot Sport 5

225/40 R18 Michelin Pilot Sport 5 variants

Michelin Pilot Sport 5 is a summer tyre made in total of 53 sizes, ranging from R17 to R17 - 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 30mm narrower than the widest one (255). 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 is only one possible speed index for Michelin Pilot Sport 5 - "Y", which is good for speeds up to 300 km/h. In 225/40 R18, Pilot Sport 5 usually competes against PremiumContact 6, which is a tyre from Continental with a rating of 87%, compared to 99% of the Michelin in question. Latest test in 225/40 R18 was held by Tyre Reviews in 2023, where Pilot Sport 5 received rating "Highly recommended" and finished on the 2. place. It was tested on a VW Golf GTI.

225/40 R18 92 Y mfs XL

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Michelin Pilot Sport 5 is made in 53 sizes, starting from 205/40 R17 up to 255/35 R21.

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Michelin Pilot Sport 5 in tyre tests

Relevant tyre tests in same or similiar dimension (225/40 R18)
Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test58.124.8
Michelin Pilot Sport 560.126
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Source: www.autobild.de
Tyre Reviews Summer tyre test 2023 225/40 R18
highly recommended
Ranked #2 of 6
Michelin Pilot Sport 5
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Autobild Summer tyre test 2023 225/40 R18
Ranked #3 of 13
The Michelin Pilot Sport 5 secured an impressive 3rd place out of 13 in a competitive summer tire evaluation, receiving a final rating of 'Outstanding.' Testers praised the tire for its top-class sporty performance, highlighting its dynamic handling on both wet and dry surfaces. The tire was noted for its agile handling, well-balanced performance, and precise steering response. Additionally, it was commended for its very good safety margins against aquaplaning, short braking distances on wet surfaces, comfortable ride, and quiet rolling noise. The only downside mentioned was its high price level. The Michelin Pilot Sport 5 stood out particularly in disciplines such as aquaplaning (both cross and longitudinal), wet braking, and wet circle cornering, showcasing its superior performance in challenging conditions.
Name WetDry
Best values in test2+1-
Michelin Pilot Sport 52+ 2+
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Autobild Summer tyre test 2023 225/45 R18
Ranked #2 of 20
Securing a commendable 2nd place among 20 contenders, the Michelin Pilot Sport 5 left a lasting impression with a final rating deemed 'Outstanding'. This sport tire is celebrated for its precise steering response and superior driving dynamics, alongside its strong performance against aquaplaning and its short stopping distances on both wet and dry surfaces. However, its excellence comes at a high price, which was the only notable drawback highlighted by the testers. Despite this, its overall performance reflects Michelin's commitment to combining safety, efficiency, and driving pleasure in one package, without specifically dominating or lagging in any single discipline.
Name WetDryRunning costs
Best values in test2+1-1
Michelin Pilot Sport 52+ 2+1-
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ACE Summer tyre test 2023 225/45 R18
highly recommended
Ranked #3 of 10
Name WetDryRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test7154197
Michelin Pilot Sport 57050185
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Tyre Reviews Summer tyre test 2022 225/45 R17
test winner
Source: www.tyrereviews.com

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