Michelin Alpin 5

Michelin Alpin 5 photo, test, review

Michelin Alpin A5 is a Premium Touring studless winter tire with directional tread pattern, designed for Passenger cars.

The tyre replaced the Michelin Alpin A4.

The tire has been replaced by the Michelin Alpin 6.

2019 Auto Zeitung Michelin Alpin 5 Test

Test by the German magazine Auto Zeitung in 2019. The experts have tested the tire at size 225/55 R17 and compared to 12 similar budget, medium and premium winter tires.

Michelin Alpin 5 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Alpin 5 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Alpin 5 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Alpin 5 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Alpin 5 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Alpin 5 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Alpin 5 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Alpin 5 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Alpin 5 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Alpin 5 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Alpin 5 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Alpin 5 test, reviews, ratings

2018 Auto Bild Michelin Alpin 5 Test

In 2018 experts of the German magazine Auto Bild have tested the Michelin A5 at size 195/65 R15 and compared it with nineteen similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tyres. In addition, experts included into the test reference summer tires to compare results.

test Michelin Alpin 5 review
7th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 1.7 meters longer, than the leader.
test Michelin Alpin 5 review
5-7th place in Dry handling. Similar result with Falken HS01 and Dunlop Winter Sport 5. Michelin was 1.2km/h slower, than the leader.
test Michelin Alpin 5 review
17th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 2.8 meters longer, than the leader.
test Michelin Alpin 5 review
8th place in Wet handling. Michelin was 1.3km/h slower, than the leader.
test Michelin Alpin 5 review
4th place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 4.5 km/h lower, than the leader.
test Michelin Alpin 5 review
17th place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 1.4 meters longer, than the leader.
test Michelin Alpin A5 review
18th place in Snow handling. Michelin was 2.2km/h slower, than the leader.
test Michelin Alpin A5 review
Last place in Rolling resistance.
test Michelin Alpin A5 review
18-19th place in Noise level. Same result with Barum Polaris 3.
test Michelin Alpin A5 review
1st place in Wear resistance.

2018 Autocenter Michelin Alpin A5 Test

In 2018 experts of the Ukrainian magazine Autocenter have tested the tire at size 205/55 R16 and compared to 10 similar Touring and Premium Touring winter tires.

Michelin Alpin A5 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Alpin A5 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Alpin A5 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Alpin A5 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Alpin A5 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Alpin A5 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Alpin A5 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Alpin A5 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Alpin A5 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Alpin A5 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Alpin A5 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Alpin A5 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Alpin A5 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Alpin A5 test, reviews, ratings

2017 Auto Bild Michelin Alpin 5 Test

Test by the German magazine Auto Bild in 2017. The experts have tested the tire at size 225/50 R17 and compared to 19 similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires. Also they included into the test set of the reference summer tires to compare results.

Michelin Alpin 5 test, review, ratings

Michelin Alpin 5 test, review, ratings

Michelin Alpin 5 test, review, ratings

Michelin Alpin 5 test, review, ratings

Michelin Alpin 5 test, review, ratings

Michelin Alpin 5 test, review, ratings

Michelin Alpin 5 test, review, ratings

Michelin Alpin 5 test, review, ratings

Michelin Alpin 5 test, review, ratings

Michelin Alpin 5 test, review, ratings

2016 Auto Zeitung Michelin A5 Test

In 2016 experts of the German publication Auto Zeitung have tested the tire at size 205/55 R16 and compared to 12 similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires. Also they included into the test Michelin CrossClimate as All Season tire to compare results.

Michelin Alpin 5 test, review, ratings

Michelin Alpin 5 test, review, ratings

Michelin Alpin 5 test, review, ratings

Michelin Alpin 5 test, review, ratings

Michelin Alpin 5 test, review, ratings

Michelin Alpin 5 test, review, ratings

Michelin Alpin 5 test, review, ratings

Michelin Alpin 5 test, review, ratings

Michelin Alpin 5 test, review, ratings

Michelin Alpin 5 test, review, ratings

Michelin Alpin 5 test, review, ratings

Michelin Alpin 5 test, review, ratings

Overall Michelin Alpin 5 Reviews

1. 2019 Auto Zeitung (225/55 R17) – 2nd place and an expert score “Highly recommended”.

Main conclusions:

  • The shortest wet braking distance and the best handling.
  • High straight aquaplaning resistance.
  • Good results on the dry.
  • Average snow braking distance, low handling and the best traction.
  • Good rolling resistance.
  • Average noise.

2. 2018 Auto Bild (195/65 R15) – 11th place. 

Main conclusions:

  • Good dry performance.
  • Relatively long wet braking distance, good handling.
  • High aquaplaning resistance.
  • Relatively long snow braking distance and low handling speed.
  • The highest rolling resistance.
  • One of the highest noise level.
  • The best wear resistance.

3. 2018 Autocenter (205/55 R16) – 4th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Short wet braking distance and good handling speed.
  • The best aquaplaning resistance.
  • Short dry braking distance and good handling.
  • Good results on the ice.
  • Good snow braking and handling, the lowest traction.
  • The lowest noise.
  • High rolling resistance.

4. 2017 Auto Bild (225/50 R17) – 2nd place and an expert score “Exemplary”.

Main conclusions:

  • Good dry performance.
  • Short wet braking distance and good handling speed.
  • High aquaplaning resistance.
  • Long snow braking distance and average handling speed.
  • High wear resistance.
  • High rolling resistance.
  • Low noise.

5. 2016 Auto Zeitung (205/55 R16) – 4-5th place and an expert score “Highly recommended”.

Main conclusions:

  • Average wet braking distance and good handling.
  • Average straight aquaplaning resistance.
  • Good dry performance.
  • Short snow braking distance, good traction and handling.
  • Average rolling resistance.
  • Good noise.

Similar tires from the test:

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