Michelin X-Ice Snow

Michelin X-Ice Snow photo, test, review, ratings

Michelin X-Ice Snow is a Premium Touring Winter tire with directional tread pattern, designed for Passenger cars.

The tire replaced the Michelin X-Ice 3.

2020 Test World Michelin X-Ice Snow test

In 2020 experts of the Finnish organization Test World have tested Michelin X-Ice Snow at size 205/55 R16  and compared to 12 similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires.

Michelin X-Ice Snow test, review, ratings
8-9th place in Wet braking. +8.9m braking distance.
Michelin X-Ice Snow test, review, ratings
10-11th place in Wet handling. +1.3sec lap time.
Michelin X-Ice Snow test, review, ratings
3-6th place in Subj. wet handling. Subjective score – 8 points.
Michelin X-Ice Snow test, review, ratings
10th place in Dry braking. +2.2m braking distance.
Michelin X-Ice Snow test, review, ratings
4-9th place in Subj. dry handling. Subjective score – 8 points.
Michelin X-Ice Snow test, review, ratings
3rd place in Ice braking. +0.5m braking distance.
Michelin X-Ice Snow test, review, ratings
1st place in Ice traction. -0.1sec acceleration time.
Michelin X-Ice Snow test, review, ratings
3rd place in Ice handling. +0.3sec lap time.
Michelin X-Ice Snow test, review, ratings
3-8th place in Subj. Ice handling. Subjective score – 7 points.
Michelin X-Ice Snow test, review, ratings
2nd place in Snow braking. +0.2m braking distance.
Michelin X-Ice Snow test, review, ratings
2-5th place in Snow traction. +0.1sec acceleration time.
Michelin X-Ice Snow test, review, ratings
3-4th place in Snow handling. +0.4sec lap time.
Michelin X-Ice Snow test, review, ratings
1-3th place in Subj. snow handling. Subjective score 9 points.
Michelin X-Ice Snow test, review, ratings
3-8th place in Subj. directional stability. Subjective score – 8 points.
Michelin X-Ice Snow test, review, ratings
8-13th place in Subj. noise. Subjective score – 8 points.
Michelin X-Ice Snow test, review, ratings
3rd place in Rolling resistance. +1.4% fuel consumption difference in %.

Overall Michelin X-Ice Snow review

According to the test results Michelin took 3rd place.

Main conclusions:

  • Average wet performance.
  • Average dry braking distance and handling.
  • The best ice traction, short braking distance and good handling.
  • Great on the snow.
  • Good noise.
  • low rolling resistance.

Similar tires from the test:

1 star2 stars3 stars4 stars5 stars (4 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)
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