Michelin Pilot Sport 3 (PS3)

Michelin Pilot Sport 3 (PS3) photo, test, review

Michelin PS3 is an Ultra High Performance summer tire with asymmetrical tread pattern, designed for Passenger cars.

The tyre has been replaced by the Michelin PS4.

2015 Auto Zeitung Michelin Pilot Sport 3 test

In 2015 experts of the German publication Auto Zeitung have tested Michelin Pilot Sport PS3 at size 225/40 R18 and compared with thirteen similar budget, mid-range and premium summer tires.

Michelin Pilot Sport 3 test and review
3rd place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 4.9m longer, than the leader.
Michelin Pilot Sport 3 test and review
9th place in Wet handling. Michelin was 1.7sec slower, than the leader.
summer tire Michelin Pilot Sport 3 test and review
10-11th place in Wet lateral handling.
summer tire Michelin Pilot Sport 3 PS3 test and review
2nd place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 2.6km/h lower, than the leader.
summer tire Michelin Pilot Sport 3 PS3 test and review
8th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 2m longer, than the leader.
summer tire Michelin Pilot Sport 3 PS3 test and review
7-9th place in Dry handling. Michelin was 0.7sec slower, than the leader.
Michelin PS3 test and review
1st place in Dry slalom. Michelin was 0.2km/h faster, than the next tire.
test Michelin PS3 review
7th place in Rolling resistance.
test Michelin PS3 review
6-12th place in Noise.

Overall Michelin Pilot Sport 3 review

According to the test results Michelin took 6th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Good wet performance.
  • High straight aquaplanning resistance.
  • Average dry braking distance and excellent handling.
  • Average rolling resistance and noise.

Similar tires from the test:

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