Michelin Energy Saver

Dry Grip 84%
Wet Grip 73%
Road Feedback 76%
Handling 72%
Wear 86%
Comfort 80%
Buy again 71%

The Michelin Energy Saver is a Premium Touring Summer tyre designed to be fitted to Passenger Car

This tyre replaced the Michelin Energy E3B

This tyre has been replaced by the Michelin Energy Saver Plus

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Tyre review data from 119 tyre reviews averaging 78% over 2,702,908 miles driven.

Latest Group Test Results

2018 Auto Bild 15 inch Summer Tyre Test - 5th of 20 tyres

  • Positive - Lowest wear and excellent rolling resistance. Short braking distances and precise handling in the dry.
  • Negative - Poor curved aquaplaning, high purchase price.

2012 European Summer Tyre Test - 165/70 R14 - 2nd of 15 tyres

  • Positive - Very balanced, top marks in the wet, low fuel consumption.

2011 Finnish ECO Touring Tyre Test - 13th of 15 tyres

  • Positive - Excellent rolling resistance
  • Negative - Poor wet performance
  • Overall - Its the usual story for the Michelin Energy Saver - excellent rolling reistance but at the expense of wet performance. This tyre is due an update.
Size Fuel Wet Noise Weight
175/65 R15 88H XL * B A 68 6.68kgs
175/65 R15 84H * C A 68 6.68kgs
185/65 R15 88T   E B 68 7.18kgs
185/65 R15 92T XL   C A 68 7.80kgs
185/65 R15 88T MO C A 68 7.55kgs
195/65 R15 91T MO B A 70 7.40kgs
195/65 R15 91T   C B 70 7.50kgs
195/65 R15 91H MO B A 70 7.30kgs
195/65 R15 91H AO C B 70 7.45kgs
195/55 R16 87H * E A 70 8.35kgs
195/55 R16 87T   C B 70 7.94kgs
195/55 R16 87V * E A 70 8.18kgs
195/55 R16 87W * B A 70 7.80kgs
195/55 R16 87H G1 C A 70 7.90kgs
205/55 R16 91V MO B B 70 7.68kgs
205/55 R16 91V * C A 70 8.30kgs
205/55 R16 91H MO B B 70 7.70kgs
205/55 R16 91H * C A 70 8.30kgs
205/55 R16 91H   E B 70 8.20kgs
205/55 R16 91V   E B 70 8.22kgs
205/55 R16 91W MO B B 70 7.65kgs
205/55 R16 91W * B A 70 8.05kgs
215/55 R16 93V   C B 70 9.30kgs
195/60 R16 89V MO B B 70 8.00kgs
205/60 R16 92W * B A 70 8.56kgs
205/60 R16 92V MO B A 70 8.75kgs
205/60 R16 92V   C A 70 8.70kgs
205/60 R16 92V * B A 70 8.56kgs
205/60 R16 92H * E A 70 9.00kgs
215/60 R16 95V   C B 70 9.59kgs
225/60 R16 98V   C A 69 9.70kgs
215/55 R17 94H   B B 71 8.80kgs

Questions and Answers for the Michelin Energy Saver

2019-03-29 - Hello Tyre Reviews! I wonder if you can help me please? I need to replace the two front Michelin Energy Saver tyres on my Mini Cooper 1.5 which came with it when new (195 55 R16 W). Is this the best tyre do you think? I've seen some reviews saying they're not very good in the wet. I don't mind paying the high price for Michelin. But are there any other worthy alternatives that I should consider please? Many thanks for your time and help! Ian

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Size Price Range  
175/65 R14 £54.00 - £56.20 (7 Prices) Compare Prices >>
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205/55 R16 £65.10 - £81.98 (53 Prices) Compare Prices >>
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Top Michelin Energy Saver Review

Given 83% while driving a Opel Corsa D 1.4 (195/55 R16 T) on a combination of roads for 50,000 average miles
Original tyres fitted to the car. Driven the remarkable 91000km (56000miles) with these tyres, of which 20000km (12500miles)were in the Uk's hard tarmac. The rest have been covered in bumpy and slippery as hell Greece. Not the best to drive at the limit but for an average driver like me are a respectable choice. Replaced them this week; with Michelin Energy Saver of course.
94 - tyre reviewed on July 30, 2015   

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Given 66% while driving a Volvo V60 D2 (205/60 R16) on mostly town for 100,000 average miles
Tires are quite good, they last more than other brands, but tread deterioration tend to appear after 50% of the usable tire.
0 - tyre reviewed on January 24, 2020   
Given 55% while driving a Toyota Corolla Altis (205/65 R15) on mostly town for 0 easy going miles
I am driving Toyota Grande 2015 model 1.8cvti, I had Michelin Xm2 before and drove upto 85000 kms, after having feedback about the tires i decided to switch to michelin every savor plus and i ordered it, i was surprised the experience that there was no new tyre feel in it. i can feel even low bumps on the road plus noise was too loud for me adding another kind of roaring sound. i checked the alignment and then checked them again but noise was there. I am not so satisfied from them i returned it to the shop and now thinking to move to Continental CC6 or Yokohama advan db.
0 - tyre reviewed on January 9, 2020   
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Given 83% while driving a Ford Focus MK3 (205/55 R16) on a combination of roads for 4,200 spirited miles
Positives: very economical, good handling and feedback, low noise, good stability at high speed, but these are not sporty tires, if pushed hard in the corners they will squeal and loose grip if the clutch is dropped too sudden.
Also, abysmal on unpaved rods with a little water and mud on them.
Definitely excellent tyres for economical driving on good roads.
0 - tyre reviewed on November 13, 2019   
Given 69% while driving a Hyundai i20 (195/55 R16 H) on mostly town for 13,500 average miles
Will not be using these Michelin Energy Saver Tyres again !
Although the handling is good, the fuel performance is very poor
Not surprising as it’s rated ‘E’ but how can energy saver tyres have a fuel rating of ‘E’ ?

Will swap for Michelin CrossClimates plus with a ‘A’ fuel rating next
0 - tyre reviewed on November 10, 2019   

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