Michelin Latitude Alpin LA2

Michelin Latitude Alpin LA2 photo, test, review

The Michelin Latitude Alpin 2 is an Ultra High Performance studless winter tyre with directional tread, designed for SUV and 4×4.

2018 Auto Bild Michelin Latitude Alpin 2

In 2018 experts of the German publication Auto Bild have tested the Michelin LA2 at size 235/60 R18 and compared it with nine similar budget and premium winter tyres. In addition, experts included into the test one reference summer tyre for comparison of result.

test Michelin Latitude Alpin LA2 review
9th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 4.4 meters longer, than the best winter tyre.
test Michelin Latitude Alpin LA2 review
9th place in Dry handling. Michelin was 1.8km/h slower, than the leader.
test Michelin Latitude Alpin LA2 review
6th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 1.2 meters longer, than the leader.
test Michelin Latitude Alpin LA2 review
6th place in Wet handling. Michelin was 1.9km/h slower, than the leader.
test Michelin Latitude Alpin LA2 review
3rd place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 3.2km/h lower, than the leader.
test Michelin Latitude Alpin 2 review
4th place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 1.3 meters longer, than the leader.
test Michelin Latitude Alpin 2 review
2nd place in Snow handling. Michelin was 1.3km/h slower, than the leader.
test Michelin Latitude Alpin 2 review
1st place and the best result among winter tyres in Noice level test.
test Michelin Latitude Alpin 2 review
9th place in Rolling resistance.

Overall Michelin Latitude Alpin LA2 review

According to the test results Michelin LA2 took 7th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Poor dry performance: long braking distance and low handling.
  • Average results on the wet.
  • Good aquaplanning resistance.
  • Short snow braking and good handling.
  • The best noise level among winter tyres.
  • High rolling resistance.

Similar tyres from the test:

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