Michelin Pilot Alpin 5

Michelin Pilot Alpin 5 test, review, ratings, photo Michelin PA5

Michelin Pilot Alpin PA5 is an Ultra High Performance Winter tire with directional tread pattern, designed for Passenger cars.

The tire replaced the Michelin Pilot Alpin 4.

2020 Auto Bild Michelin PA5 test

In 2020 experts of the German publication Auto Bild have tested Michelin Pilot Alpin PA5 at size 245/45 R18 and compared to 18 similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires. Also they included into the test reference summer tire to compare results.

Michelin Pilot Alpin 5 test, review, ratings
4th place in Wet braking. +2.6m braking distance.
Michelin Pilot Alpin 5 test, review, ratings
1-2nd place in Wet handling. +0.1km/h average handling speed.
Michelin Pilot Alpin 5 test, review, ratings
5th place in Wet lateral handling. +0.1sec wet lap time.
Michelin Pilot Alpin 5 test, review, ratings
14th place in Straight aqua. -5.2km/h float speed.
Michelin Pilot Alpin 5 test, review, ratings
1st place in Dry braking. -1.8m braking distance.
Michelin Pilot Alpin 5 test, review, ratings
2nd place in Dry handling. -0.1km/h average handling speed.
Michelin PA5 test, review, ratings
1st place in Snow braking. -0.2m braking distance.
Michelin Pilot Alpin 5 test, review, ratings
5th place in Snow traction.
Michelin PA test, review, ratings
9-10th place in Snow handling. -1.3km/h average handling speed.
Michelin Pilot Alpin 5 test, review, ratings
1st place in Snow slalom. -0.02m/s2 max lateral acceleration.
Michelin Pilot Alpin PA5 test, review, ratings
3-4th place in Noise. +0.3dB external noise.
Michelin Pilot Alpin PA5 test, review, ratings
8th place in Rolling resistance. +1.02kg/t rolling resistance.
Michelin Pilot Alpin PA5 test, review, ratings
1st place in Wear resistance. +3370km projected mileage.

Overall Michelin Pilot Alpin 5 review

According to the test results Michelin took 1st place.

Main conclusions:

  • Short wet braking distance and great handling.
  • Average straight aquaplaning resistance.
  • The best dry braking distance and excellent handling.
  • The best snow braking distance and slalom, average handling.
  • Low noise.
  • Good rolling resistance.
  • The best wear resistance.

Similar tires from the test:

1 star2 stars3 stars4 stars5 stars (8 votes, average: 3.38 out of 5)
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