Michelin Latitude X-Ice North 2

The Michelin Latitude X-Ice North XIN2 is a High Performance studded winter tyre with directional tread, designed for SUV and 4×4.

2016 Test World Michelin Latitude XIN2 test

In 2016 experts of the Finnish organization Test World have tested the Michelin Latitude X-Ice North 2 at size 235/65 R17 and compared it with six similar budget, mid-range and premium studded winter tyres. In addition, experts included into the test six studless winter tyres, for comparison of results.

test Michelin Latitude X-Ice North 2 review
5th place in Wet braking (2nd among studded tyres). The braking distance was 2 meters longer, than the leader.
test Michelin Latitude X-Ice North 2 review
6th place in Ice braking (5th among studded). The braking distance was 4.2 meters longer, than the leader.
test Michelin Latitude X-Ice North 2 review
4th place in Ice Traction. Ice acceleration time was 1 second bigger, than the leader.
test Michelin Latitude X-Ice North 2 review
4th place in Snow braking (3rd among studded). The braking distance was 1.6 meters longer, tha the leader.
test Michelin Latitude X-Ice North XIN2 review
8th place in Snow traction (last among studded). Snow acceleration time was 0.6 seconds bigger, than the leader.
test Michelin Latitude X-Ice North XIN2 review
8-12th place in Noise level test.

Overall Michelin Latitude X-Ice North 2 review

According to the test results Michelin took 5th place among studded tyres.

Main conclusions:

  • Good wet braking distance. One of the best result among studded tyres.
  • Relatively good ice performance, but tyre lost to all main premium competitors.
  • Good snow braking distance, but the lowest traction among studded tyres.
  • Relatively good noise level.

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