Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S

Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S photo, test, review

Michelin Pilot Sport 4S is a Max Performance summer tire with asymmetrical tread pattern, designed for Passenger cars.

The tyre replaced the Michelin Pilot Super Sport.

2019 Sport Auto Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S test

In 2019 experts of the German publication Sport Auto have tested Michelin Pilot Sport 4S at size 245/30 R20 and compared with seven similar mid-range and premium summer tires.

Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S test and review
1st place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 0.4m shorter, than the next tire.
Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S test and review
6th place in Dry handling. Michelin was 1.8km/h slower, than the leader.
Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S test and review
2-3rd place in Subj. dry handling.
Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S test and review
3rd place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 2.6m longer, than the leader.
Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S test and review
6-7th place in Wet handling. Michelin was 3.9km/h slower, than the leader.
Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S test and review
3-5th place in Subj. wet handling.
Michelin Pilot Sport 4S test and review
6th place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 5.6km/h lower, than the leader.
Michelin Pilot Sport 4S test and review
5th place in Rolling resistance.
Michelin Pilot Sport 4S test and review
6th place in Noise.
Michelin Pilot Sport 4S test and review
2-3rd place in Subj. comfort.

Overall Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S review

According to the test results Michelin took 2nd place and got an expert score “Recommended”.

Main conclusions:

  • The shortest dry braking distance and good handling speed.
  • Relatively poor wet performance.
  • Average straight aquaplanning resistance.
  • Average rolling resistance and noise.
  • Good comfort.

Similar tires from the test:

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