Michelin X-Ice North 4

Michelin X-Ice North 4 photo, test, review

Michelin X-Ice North 4 (XIN4) is a Premium Touring studded winter tyre with directional tread pattern, designed for Passenger cars.

The tyre replaced the Michelin X-Ice North 3.

2021 Moottori Michelin X-Ice North 4 Test

In 2021 experts of the Finnish magazine Moottori have tested the Michelin at size 205/55 R16 and compared to 7 similar mid-range and premium studded winter tires.

Michelin X-Ice North 4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North 4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North 4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North 4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North 4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North 4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North 4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North 4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North 4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North 4 test, reviews, ratings

2020 Vi Bilagare Michelin X-Ice North 4 Test

Test by the Swedish publication Vi Bilagare in 2020. The experts have tested the tire at size 205/60 R16 and compared to 7 similar medium and premium studded tires.

Michelin X-Ice North XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North XIN4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North XIN4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North XIN4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North XIN4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North XIN4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

2020 Test World Michelin XIN4 Test

Test by the Finnish organization Test World in 2020. The experts have tested the tire at size 205/55 R16 and compared to 7 similar budget and premium studded winter tires.

Michelin X-Ice North 4 XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North 4 XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North 4 XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North 4 XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North 4 XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North 4 XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North 4 XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North 4 XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North 4 XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North 4 XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North 4 XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North 4 XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North 4 XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North 4 XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North 4 XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

Michelin X-Ice North 4 XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

2020 Moottori Michelin X-Ice North 4 Test

Test by the Finnish publication Moottori in 2020. The experts have tested the Michelin at size 225/50 R17 and compared to 7 similar mid-range and premium studded winter tires.

studded Michelin XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

studded Michelin XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

studded Michelin XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

studded Michelin XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

studded Michelin XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

studded Michelin XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

studded Michelin XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

studded Michelin XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

studded Michelin XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

studded Michelin XIN-4 test, reviews, ratings

2018 Autofil Michelin X-Ice North XIN4 Test

In 2018 experts of the Norwegian publication Autofil have tested the Michelin XIN4 at size 205/55 R16 and compared with 10 similar studded winter tyres.

test Michelin X-Ice North 4 review
5th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 1.7 meters longer, than the leader.
test Michelin X-Ice North 4 review
4-10th place in Dry handling.
test Michelin X-Ice North 4 review
1st place and the best result in Dry directional stability.
test Michelin X-Ice North 4 review
8th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 4.4 meters longer, than the leader.
test Michelin X-Ice North 4 review
11-12th place in Wet handling. One of the lowest result. Michelin was 2.2 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Michelin X-Ice North 4 review
10-12th place in Subj. wet handling.
test Michelin X-Ice North 4 review
7-8th place in Snow braking. Same result with the Hankook W429. The braking distance was 2 meters longer, than the leader.
test Michelin X-Ice North 4 review
3rd place in Snow handling. Michelin was 0.6 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Michelin X-Ice North 4 review
1-3rd place and one of the best result in Subj. snow handling.
test Michelin X-Ice North XIN4 review
2-4th place in Snow traction. Acceleration time was 0.1 seconds lower, than the leader.
test Michelin X-Ice North XIN4 review
2nd place in Ice braking. The braking distance was 0.8 meters longer, than the leader.
test Michelin X-Ice North XIN4 review
2nd place in Ice handling. Michelin was 0.7 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Michelin X-Ice North XIN4 review
1-2nd place in Subj. ice handling and one of the best result.
test Michelin X-Ice North XIN4 review
1st place and the best result in Ice traction.
test Michelin XIN4 review
7-8th place in Rolling resistance. Fuel consumption was 1% bigger, than the leader.
test Michelin XIN4 review
4-9th place in Noise level test.

Overall Michelin X-Ice North 4 Reviews

1. 2021 Moottori (205/55 R16) – 2nd place.

Main conclusions:

  • Average dry braking distance.
  • Long wet braking distance and the lowest handling speed.
  • Short ice braking distance, good traction and handling.
  • Great snow performance.
  • High noise.

2. 2020 Vi Bilagare (205/60 R16) – 1st place.

Main conclusions:

  • Poor wet performance.
  • The lowest straight aquaplaning resistance.
  • Relatively long dry braking distance but the best handling.
  • Great ice performance.
  • Short snow braking distance, good traction and handling.
  • The best rolling resistance.
  • The best noise.

3. 2020 Test World (205/55 R16) -1-2nd place.

Main conclusions:

  • Average wet performance.
  • Short dry braking distance, good handling and directional strability.
  • The best results on the ice.
  • Great snow performance.
  • Average noise.
  • High rolling resistance.

4. 2020 Moottori (225/50 R17) – 1st place.

Main conclusions:

  • The worst results on the wet.
  • Short dry braking distance.
  • Short ice braking distance, the best handling and good traction.
  • Good results on the snow.
  • Low noise.

5. 2018 Autofil (205/55 R16) – 1st place.

Main conclusions:

  • Good dry performance.
  • Relatively poor on the wet: average braking distance and one of the lowest handling.
  • Average snow braking distance, good handling and traction.
  • The best on the ice: very short braking distance, great handling and the best traction.
  • Average rolling resistance and noise level.

Similar tyres from the test:

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