Michelin Latitude Alpin LA2

Michelin Latitude Alpin LA2 photo, test, review

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

2018 Auto Bild Michelin Latitude Alpin 2 Test

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 reference summer tyre to compare results.

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.

2018 Auto Zeitung Michelin Latitude Alpin 2 LA2 Test

In 2018 experts of the German publication Auto Zeitung have tested the tire at size 235/60 R18 and compared with 8 similar budget, mid-range and premium SUV winter tires.

Michelin Latitude Alpin LA2 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Latitude Alpin LA2 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Latitude Alpin LA2 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Latitude Alpin LA2 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Latitude Alpin LA2 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Latitude Alpin 2 LA2 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Latitude Alpin 2 LA2 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Latitude Alpin 2 LA2 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Latitude Alpin 2 LA2 test, reviews, ratings

2014 Auto Bild Allrad Michelin Latitude Alpin Test

In 2014 experts of the German publication Auto Bild Allrad have tested the tire at size 235/65 R17 and compared to 8 similar mid-range and premium winter tires. In addition they included into the test set of summer tires to compare results.

Michelin Latitude Alpin 2 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Latitude Alpin 2 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Latitude Alpin 2 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Latitude Alpin 2 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Latitude Alpin 2 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Latitude Alpin 2 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Latitude Alpin 2 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Latitude Alpin 2 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Latitude Alpin 2 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Latitude Alpin 2 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin Latitude Alpin 2 test, reviews, ratings

Overall Michelin Latitude Alpin LA2 Reviews

1. 2018 Auto Bild (235/60 R18) – 7th place.

Main conclusions:

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

2.2018 Auto Zeitung (235/60 R18) – 1st place.

Main conclusions:

  • Relatively long dry braking distance but the best handling.
  • Unbalanced on the wet: the shortest wet braking distance but the lowest handling speed.
  • Average straight aquaplaning resistance.
  • Short snow braking distance but low handling speed.
  • High rolling resistance.
  • Average noise.

3. 2014 Auto Bild Allrad (235/65 R17) – 5th place and an expert score “Recommended”.

Main conclusions:

  • Long wet braking distance and average handling.
  • High straight aquaplaning resistance.
  • The longest dry braking distance and average handling.
  • Good snow performance.
  • High rolling resistance.
  • Low noise.

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