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Michelin Primacy HP

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The Michelin Primacy HP is a Premium Touring Summer tyre designed to be fitted to Passenger Cars. Below is data from 159 tyre reviews averaging 75% over 3,488,494 miles driven.

Michelin Primacy HP
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Size Price Range  
205/55 R16 £55.26 - £104.47 (38 prices)
225/45 R17 £73.54 - £179.42 (36 prices)
Available in 51 tyre sizes - View all.

Tyre Test Results:

Michelin Primacy HP Reviews

Given 94% (breakdown) while driving a Nissan Altima (225-45-15-)
Driving on mostly motorways for 50,000 spirited miles
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tyre reviewed on August 3, 2015   
Given 87% (breakdown) while driving a BMW 520d Tourer (225-50-17-W)
Driving on a combination of roads for 15,000 average miles
Replaced run flats on BMW E61520d to reduce wheel noise. These non-runflat tyres are very good, great grip and wear. Just expensive
tyre reviewed on June 23, 2015   
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Given 66% (breakdown) while driving a Ford S Max (225-45-17-)
Driving on mostly motorways for 18 spirited miles
The block tread increases road noise and I am not impressed with the wear rate either.

There are better value tyres out there and I think with Michelin, you are paying a premium for the name like buying an BMW, Audi or Mercedes. In the long run, they simply cost you more.

tyre reviewed on April 24, 2015   
Given 60% (breakdown) while driving a BMW 330D Touring (225-45-17-)
Driving on a combination of roads for 10,000 spirited miles
Had these fitted to replace Rain Sports which were not easily available at the time in the size needed, assured that the rubber compound was similar. Initial impressions were okay, dry grip was fine, no noticeable deterioration in powering through corners but with less confidence in the rain. But once the tread was below 3mm, wow, these things just gave up. Cornering in the wet is a lesson in drifting, and I can spin the back wheels changing up in third. I would not put these on the back of a powerful RWD car again, in fact I will avoid them.
tyre reviewed on March 4, 2015   
Given 63% (breakdown) while driving a Toyota (215-45-17-W)
Driving on a combination of roads for 15,000 average miles
Very poor grip in wet conditions.
Actually dangerous tires on RWD cars in wet.
Good wear
tyre reviewed on February 12, 2015   
Given 84% (breakdown) while driving a Saab Automobile 9 3 Turbo X 280bhp XWD (225-45-17-)
Driving on mostly country roads for 56,000 average miles
Having to change my rear set of tyres, grip left 3.5mm but rubber is crazing badly. They are original and have done 56000, changed my front set at about 40000. Good tyre in all aspects.
tyre reviewed on December 23, 2014   
Given 93% (breakdown) while driving a Audi A3 (225-45-17-)
Driving on a combination of roads for 30,000 average miles
33000 miles on original Primacy tyres - 2 now need replacing although 3.5mm left. Satisfactory mileage, I think, so will have another two!
tyre reviewed on December 18, 2014   
Given 49% (breakdown) while driving a Volkswagen Golf Mk5 GT TDi 170bhp (205-55-16-)
Driving on a combination of roads for 20,000 average miles
I had 4 new tyres fitted to my wife's car which tied in with a fuel voucher offer.... If she was a high mileage driver they might have been good value for money as they did wear reasonably well. However, after 25,000 miles and only 4 years on the car the tyres failed the MOT due to the tyres perishing. Not impressed when they were £116 each!
tyre reviewed on December 10, 2014   
Given 80% (breakdown) while driving a Chevrolet Orlando (215-60-16-V)
Driving on mostly town for 6,000 average miles
Good Grip in wet whilst pushing car on the straight and round roundabouts as expect with a premium tyre. Wear very well ... I recently choose the 'B' wet and 'C' rated fuel efficiency/ rolling residence over the newer 'A' Wet , 'B' fuel and I found the newer formula Tyres do not last as long?
tyre reviewed on November 28, 2014   
Given 80% (breakdown) while driving a Peugeot 3008 exclusive (225-50-17-)
Driving on mostly country roads for 20,000 average miles
tyre reviewed on October 21, 2014   

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