Michelin Alpin 6

Michelin Alpin 6 photo, test, review, ratings

Michelin Alpin A6 is a Premium Touring studless winter tire with directional tread pattern, designed for Passenger cars.

The tire replaced the Michelin Alpin 5.

2019 Auto Motor und Sport Michelin Alpin 6 test

In 2019 experts of the German magazine AMS have tested the Michelin A6 at size 215/55 R17 and compared to 10 similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires.

Michelin Alpin 6 test and review
5-7th place in Wet braking. +2.3m braking distance.
Michelin Alpin 6 test and review
5th place in Wet lateral handling. +0.53m/s2 max lateral acceleration.
Michelin Alpin 6 test and review
4th place in Wet handling. -0.7km/h handling speed.
Michelin Alpin 6 test and review
7th place in Straight aqua. -7.7km/h float speed.
Michelin Alpin 6 test and review
4th place in Lateral aqua. -0.21m/s2 max lateral acceleration.
Michelin Alpin 6 test and review
4-6th place in Dry braking. +0.5m braking distance.
Michelin Alpin A6 test and review
7-8th place in Dry handling. -1.2km/h handling speed.
Michelin Alpin A6 test and review
6-7th place in Snow braking. +1.6m braking distance.
Michelin Alpin A6 test and review
10th place in Snow lateral handling. -0.21m/s2 max lateral acceleration.
Michelin Alpin A6 test and review
5th place in Snow traction. -0.02 m/s2 max acceleration.
Michelin Alpin A6 test and review
10th place in Snow handling. -1.7km/h handling speed.
Michelin Alpin A6 test and review
4-5th place in Rolling resistance.
Michelin Alpin A6 test and review
8th place in Noise. +1.2dB external noise.

Overall Michelin Alpin 6 review

According to the test results Michelin took 5th place and got an expert score “Good”.

Main conclusions:

  • Relatively good wet performance.
  • Average straight and high lateral aquaplaning resistance.
  • Short dry braking distance and average handling speed.
  • Average snow braking distance and traction, low handling speed.
  • Average noise.
  • Low rolling resistance.

Similar tires from the test:

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