Michelin Pilot Sport 4

205/45 R17 88V
The Michelin Pilot Sport 4 UHP tyre was named victor in the test of 11 summer tyres published by German car magazine AMS in February 2018. Size 225/45 R17 94Y was the selected dimension for the AMS comparative evaluation and an Audi A3 served as test vehicle. It faired particularly well in the wet. According to Michelin, the Pilot Sport 4 has a shorter braking distance in wet conditions, and bett...
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8.48 / 10
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8.48 out of 10

The European Tyre Label is the starting point for our tyre review calculation. We then add the results of third-party magazine tests and end up with a single number. The higher the number, the better the TyreScore.

Full Tyre Description

The Michelin Pilot Sport 4 UHP tyre was named victor in the test of 11 summer tyres published by German car magazine AMS in February 2018. Size 225/45 R17 94Y was the selected dimension for the AMS comparative evaluation and an Audi A3 served as test vehicle. It faired particularly well in the wet. According to Michelin, the Pilot Sport 4 has a shorter braking distance in wet conditions, and better road handling in the bends. The anti surf system used on the Pilot Sport 4 enables the tyre to cut through deep standing water to avoid aquaplaining situations.

Test Results

AutoBild Sportscars - 07/03/2019

245/45 R18 Y

"Exemplary" - strengths: balanced with convincing performance on wet and dry roads, stable and safe wet and dry handling, precise steering in the wet, short wet and dry braking distances - Weaknesses: slightly elevated tyre/road noise

AutoBild - 27/02/2019

225/45 R17 Y

"Good" - strengths: Stablilität and small steering angle during handling - Weaknesses: comfort, Längsquaplaning early unending grip on the wet circuit

Auto Motor und Sport - 01/03/2018

225/45 R17 Y

"Recommended" - strengths: acceptable in wet and dry - Weaknesses: slightly more expensive

Autozeitung - 21/02/2018

225/45 R17 W

"With limitations recommended"; Strength: quietest exterior noise in the test; Weaknesses: on dry pavement, slightly higher wear

AutoBild - 30/03/2017

245/40 R18 Y

"Exemplary" - strengths: convincing handling qualities on wet and dry roads, direct / crisp steering response with very good feedback, short braking distances, good ride comfort - Weaknesses:

Auto Motor und Sport - 16/03/2017

245/45 R18 Y

"Highly recommended" - strengths: excellent dynamics and performance on wet and dry roads, very precise and predictable with no significant weaknesses - weaknesses: slight deficits in aquaplaning

Sportauto - 13/03/2017

225/40 R18 Y

"Highly recommended" - strengths: great feedback, stable handling and superior grip in the wet, excellent retardancy wet or dry - Weaknesses: slightly Increased external noise