Michelin Primacy Hp

205/55 R16 91V
The Michelin Primacy HP is designed for high performance and luxury vehicles, popular with OE vehicle manufacturers. According to the company, the Primacy HP has up to 2 metres shorter braking distances in wet conditions and has the best longevity to increase mileage. And what's more, the elasto-sport tread compound used on the Primacy HP us designed to give "excellent traction on wet and dry road...
E B 70 dB
Summer
6.79 / 10
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The Michelin Primacy HP is designed for high performance and luxury vehicles, popular with OE vehicle manufacturers. According to the company, the Primacy HP has up to 2 metres shorter braking distances in wet conditions and has the best longevity to increase mileage. And what's more, the elasto-sport tread compound used on the Primacy HP us designed to give "excellent traction on wet and dry roads and is able to reduce stopping distances". Available in a range of sizes, the Michelin Primacy HP suits high performance and luxury vehicles.

Test Results

ACE Lenkrad - 17/03/2010

205/55 R16 V

"Highly recommended" - strengths: love especially on dry roads, rolling resistance - Weaknesses: Relatively expensive, just average aquaplaning

Auto Express - 25/09/2009

205/55 R16 W

Sixth best among twelve tires strengths in the environmental criteria, dry braking - Weaknesses: wet When so aquaplaning curve

AUTO Straßenverkehr - 17/03/2009

205/55 R16 V

"Recommended" - strengths: love especially on dry surfaces, comfort, rolling resistance - Weaknesses: When wet

AutoBild - 03/06/2009

205/55 R16 V

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ADAC Motorwelt - 26/02/2009

205/55 R16 W

"Highly recommended" - strengths: balanced at a high level, on dry roads, rolling resistance, wear - Weaknesses: none

Gute Fahrt - 28/02/2008

205/55 R16 V

"Very good" - "- strengths: dry and wet handling, wet braking, wet grip, rolling resistance, noise, comfort - Weaknesses: aquaplaning

Auto Motor und Sport - 26/03/2008

235/55 R17 Y

"Recommended" - strengths: handling on wet and dry surfaces, precise steering response, road noise, rolling resistance - Weaknesses: braking, wet traction

AutoBild - 19/03/2007

205/55 R16 V

"Good" - strengths: on dry pavement, rolling resistance - Weaknesses: understeer in the wet, wet brakes

Auto Motor und Sport - 18/03/2007

205/55 R16 W

"Recommended" - strengths: rolling resistance on dry roads - Weaknesses: aquaplaning, wet brakes

Autozeitung - 04/03/2007

225/55 R16 W

The tire is among the nine tested tires in seventh place - Strengths: on dry pavement, comfort - Weaknesses: cross aquaplaning, wet handling

ADAC Motorwelt - 04/03/2007

205/55 R16 V

"Recommended" - strengths: on dry pavement, wear - Weaknesses: on wet roads

Auto Motor und Sport - 16/03/2006

215/55 R16 W

"Recommended" - strengths: on dry pavement, rolling resistance, comfort - Weaknesses: Braking in the wet and aquaplaning performance, teuerster among the tested tires