Michelin Primacy 3

Michelin Primacy 3 is a Premium Touring summer tire with asymmetrical tread, designed for Passenger cars.

The tire has been replaced by the Michelin Primacy 4.

2016 Vi Bilagare Michelin Primacy 3 test

In 2016  experts of the Sweden magazine Vi Bilagare have tested the Michelin Primacy 3 at size 205/55 R16 and compared it with eight similar budget, medium and premium tyres.

Michelin Primacy 3 test and review
4th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 2.5 meters longer, than the leader.
Michelin Primacy 3 test and review
8th place in Wet handling. Michelin was 2.16 seconds slower, than the leader.
Michelin Primacy 3 test and review
Last place and the worst result in Straight aqua. The float speed was 8.3km/h lower, than the leader.
Michelin Primacy 3 test and review
Last place in Wet lateral handling. Michelin was 0.44 seconds slower, than the leader.
Michelin Primacy 3 test and review
4th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 1.6 meters longer, than the leader.
Michelin Primacy 3 test and review
4th place in Dry handling. Michelin was 2.4 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Michelin Primacy 3 review
3rd place in Fuel economy test. The fuel consumption was 0.09 l/100km bigger, than the leader.
test Michelin Primacy 3 review
2-8th place in Noise level test.

Overall Michelin Primacy 3 review

According to the test results Michelin took 7th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Short wet braking distance, but one of the worst handling time results.
  • The lowest straight aquaplanning resistance.
  • Good dry performance.
  • Low noise level.
  • Good rolling resistance.

Similar tires from the test:

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