Michelin Pilot Sport 4

michelin pilot sport 4 photo (ps4)

Michelin Pilot Sport 4(PS4)  is Max Performance summer tire with asymmetrical pattern tread, designed for Passenger cars. The tire also has version for SUV and 4×4.

The tire replaced the Michelin Pilot Sport 3.

2019 Auto Bild Sport Cars Michelin Pilot Sport PS4 test

In 2019 experts of german publication Auto Bild Sports Car have tested Michelin Pilot Sport 4 at size 245/45 R18 and compared with 10 similar budjet, medium and premium tyres.

Michelin Pilot Sport 4 test and review
4th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 4.2 longer, than the leader.
Michelin Pilot Sport 4 test and review
4th place in Wet handling. Michelin was 2.7km/h slower, than the leader.
test Michelin Pilot Sport 4 PS4 and review
1st place and the best result in Straight aqua. The float speed was 0.9km/h higher, than the next tire.
test Michelin Pilot Sport 4 PS4 and review
8-9th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 1.4m longer, than the leader.
test Michelin Pilot Sport 4 PS4 and review
5th place in Dry handling. Michelin was 1km/h slower, than the leader.
test Michelin Pilot Sport 4 PS4 and review
1-3rd place in Comfort test.
test Michelin Pilot Sport 4 PS4 and review
4st place in Noise test.
test Michelin Pilot Sport 4 PS4 and review
6th place in Rolling resistance.

Overall Michelin Pilot Sport 4 test

According to the test results Michelin Pilot Sport 4 took 4th place and got an experts score “exemplary”.

Main conclusions:

  • Good wet performance.
  • The best straight aquaplanning resistance.
  • Relatively long dry braking distance and good handling speed.
  • One of the most comfortable tires.
  • Good noise level.
  • Average rolling resistance.

2019 Auto Bild Michelin PS4 test

In 2019 experts of another one German publication Auto Bild have tested Michelin Pilot Sport 4 (PS4) at size 225/45 R17 and compared it with 19 budget, medium and premium tyres.

review michelin pilot sport 4 test
5th place in Wet braking. The brakinf distance was 0.8m longer, than the leader.
review michelin pilot sport 4 test
1st place and the best result in Wet handling. Michelin was 0.6km/h faster, than the next tire.
review michelin pilot sport 4 test
1st place and the best result in Straight aqua. The float speed was 2.9km/h higher, than the next tire.
review michelin pilot sport 4 test
1st place and the best result in Dry braking. The braking distance was 0.5m shorter, than the next tire.
test michelin pilot sport 4 (ps4) review
2nd place in Dry handling. Michelin was 0.3km/h slower, than the leader.
test michelin pilot sport 4 (ps4) review
15th place in Rolling resistance.
test michelin pilot sport 4 (ps4) review
4th place in Noise test.
test michelin pilot sport 4 (ps4) review
1st place and the best result in Comfort test.
test michelin pilot sport 4 (ps4) review
2nd place in Wear resistance.

Overall Michelin Pilot Sport 4 review

According to the test results Michelin Pilot Sport 4 took 1st place and got an expert score “highly recommended”.

  • Short wet braking distance and the best handling speed.
  • The best straight aquaplanning resistance.
  • Great dry performance: the shortest braking distance and high handling speed.
  • Relatively poor rolling resistance.
  • Good noise level and high wear resistance.
  • The best comfort.

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