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Michelin Primacy MXV4[V] Tire

 
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$164.98
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Summary: V speed rated performance all season tires are suited to many family cars. This tire has a 60,000 mile tread wear warranty.
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Type: V-speed rated tires
About - Michelin Primacy MXV4[V]

The Michelin Primacy MXV4[V] is part of the tire test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, performance all season tire models like the Primacy MXV4[V] are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Dry braking:
Dry braking is from 60 to 0 mph.

Wet braking:
Wet braking is from 60 to 0 mph.

Handling:
Handling includes how well the tires gripped in an avoidance maneuver involving a swerve into the left lane and back into the right lane; dry and wet cornering grip; and subjective steering feel.
About This Brand

A French company, Michelin has its North America headquarters in Greenville, S.C. As a global tire maker, it offers tires for nearly all applications. In North America, it owns the BFGoodrich and Uniroyal brands. Founded in 1891, Michelin first introduced the radial tire, and the company continues to be a pioneer in tire technologies. Michelin tires generally perform impressively in our all-weather tests and offer many models with low rolling resistance and long tread life.

Features & Specs - Michelin Primacy MXV4[V]
info Speed rating V
info Treadwear warranty 60,000
info UTQG treadwear 620
info UTQG traction A
info UTQG temperature A
info Size tested 215/60R16
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User Reviews - Michelin Primacy MXV4[V]
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2.0
Michelin Cheerfully Exchanged XL Version
2/18/2015
Pros
Value
Cons
Handling
Ride comfort
Best Uses
Comment:
Since I was very unhappy with the way the Extra Load version of these tires rode and handled, my local service station offered to contact Michelin to try to work out an exchange, even though I had slightly exceeded the 30 day return period. Michelin cheerfully offered to exchange them at no cost to me for a new set of Premier A/S tires, which are awesome! Kudos to Michelin and my local service station.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
2.0
Beware of Extra Load (XL) Version
2/12/2015
Pros
Value
Cons
Handling
Noise
Ride comfort
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Comment:
Based on CR's rating, I bought these tires to replace the Michelin Pilots I had on my 2010 Honda Accord 6 cyl sedan. The Pilots had provided 60K of smooth, competent performance. However, the only type of Primacy MXM4 Michelin makes for the Accord's required V speed rating is an XL version. I found the XLs provide a hard and jittery ride at all speeds, and feels like they're vibrating and skipping across the road surface at highway speeds. Rebalancing did not cure the problem. I plan to ask for an exchange for a standard load (SL) version of a different tire to see if it helps.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
2.0
Tread life subpar – Hydroplane Often
2/5/2015
Pros
Dry grip
Handling
Noise
Ride comfort
Cons
Tread life
Value
Wet grip
Best Uses
Comment:
This tire came on my Toyota Camry Hybrid, this is my second set and it will be my last. Have little over 60k on car and these tires need to be replaced yet again. The also perform horribly on wet pavement. I live in Florida and wet pavement is extremely common.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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