Michelin CrossClimate

Michelin CrossClimate photo, test, review

Michelin CrossClimate is a Premium Touring All Season tyre with directional tread, designed for Passengers cars. The model also has version for SUV.

The tire has been replaced by the Michelin CrossClimate Plus.

2017 Auto Bild Michelin Crossclimate Test

In 2017 experts of the German publication Auto Bild have tested the tire at size 225/50 R17 and compared to 7 similar budget, mid-range and premium All Season tires. Also they included onto the test reference summer and winter tires to compare results.

Michelin CrossClimate test, review, ratings
1st place in Dry braking. -1.3m braking distance.
Michelin CrossClimate test, review, ratings
1st place in Dry handling. +0.1km/h handling speed.
Michelin CrossClimate test, review, ratings
2nd place in Wet braking. +2.2m braking distance.
Michelin CrossClimate test, review, ratings
3rd place in Wet handling. -1.5km/h handling speed.
Michelin CrossClimate test, review, ratings
4-5th place in Snow braking. +2.2m braking distance.
Michelin CrossClimate test, review, ratings
2nd place in Snow handling. -0.3km/h handling speed.
Michelin CrossClimate test, review, ratings
1st place in Rolling resistance. -0.15kg/t.

2017 Auto Bild Michelin CrossClimate Test

Test by the German publication Auto Bild in 2017. The experts have tested the tire at size 205/55 R16 and compared to 9 similar All Season tires from different price categories. Also they included into the test reference summer and winter tires to compare results.

Michelin CrossClimate test, review, ratings
1st place in Dry braking. -1.7m braking distance.
Michelin CrossClimate test, review, ratings
1st place in Dry handling. +0.1km/h handling speed.
Michelin CrossClimate test, review, ratings
3rd place in Wet braking. +2m braking distance.
Michelin CrossClimate test, review, ratings
3rd place in Wet handling. -1.6km/h handling speed.
Michelin CrossClimate test, review, ratings
3rd place in Straight aqua. -2.3km/h float speed.
Michelin CrossClimate test, review, ratings
7th place in Snow braking. +1.2m braking distance.
Michelin CrossClimate test, review, ratings
7th place in Snow handling. -2.4km/h handling speed.
Michelin CrossClimate test, review, ratings
4th place in Wear resistance. -4154km projected mileage.
Michelin CrossClimate test, review, ratings
3rd place in Rolling resistance. +0.75kg/t.
Michelin CrossClimate test, review, ratings
4-5th place in Noise. +1.3dB external noise.

2016 Auto Bild Michelin CrossClimate Test

In 2016 experts of the German magazine Auto Bild have tested the Michelin Cross Climate at size 205/55 R16 and compared with six similar budget, medium and premium All Season tyres. In addition, experts included into the test reference summer and winter tyre to compare results.

Michelin CrossClimate test and review
3rd place in Wet braking. The braking distance was: a) 1.5m longer, than the best a/s tire; b) 4.4m longer, than summer; c) 3.3m shorter, than winter.
Michelin CrossClimate test and review
3rd place in Wet handling. Michelin was: a) 0.6km/h slower, than the best a/s tire; b) 1.7km/h slower, than summer; c) 0.7km/h faster, than winter.
Michelin CrossClimate test and review
1-2nd place in Wet lateral handling. Michelin was: a) 0.04sec faster, than next a/s tire; b) 0.25sec slower, than summer; c) 0.44sec faster, than winter.
test Michelin CrossClimate review
6th place in Straight aqua. The float speed was: a) 4km/h lower, than the best a/s tire; b) 5.7km/h lower, than summer; c) 3.8km/h higher, than winter.
test Michelin CrossClimate review
6th place in Lateral aqua.
test Michelin Cross Climate review
1st place and the best result in Dry braking among a/s tires. The braking distance was: a) 2.5m shorter, than next similar tire: b) 1m shorter, than summer; c) 5.3m shorter, than winter.
test Michelin Cross Climate review
1st place and the best result in Dry handling. Michelin was: a) 0.2km/h faster, than next a/s tire; b) 1.4km/h slower, than summer; c) 1.5km/h faster, than winter.
test Michelin CrossClimate review
3-4th place in Snow braking. The braking distance was: a) 1.1m longer, than the best a/s tire; b) 1.5m longer, than winter; c) 14m shorter, than summer.
test Michelin CrossClimate review
3rd place in Snow handling. Michelin was: a) 1.9km/h slower, than the best a/s tire; b) 3.1km/h slower than the best a/s; c) 19.5km/h faster, than summer.
test Michelin CrossClimate review
3-4th place in Snow traction.
test Michelin CrossClimate review
3rd place in Snow slalom.
test Michelin CrossClimate review
1st place in Rolling resistance.
test Michelin CrossClimate review
6th place in Noise level.

Overall Michelin CrossClimate review

According to the test results Michelin took 2nd place and got an expert score “Recommended”.

Main conclusions:

  • Short wet braking distance, good handling and one of the best lateral stability.
  • Low straight and lateral aquaplanning resistance.
  • The best results on the dry.
  • Good and balanced results on the snow.
  • The best rolling resistance.
  • High noise level.

Similar tires from the test:

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