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Michelin ALPIN 5 205/50 R17 89 V RUN ON FLAT FR, FSL

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Tyre size:
205/50 R17
Speed index:
V = max 149 mph
Load index:
89 = max 580 kg
Season:
Winter
Vehicle type:
Car
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    4.6
    Rating: Worth recommending 111160 161 reviews
    Label:
    F B 68 dB
    F B 68 dB
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Summary: 4.6 Summary: Overall rating is a weighted average of individual performance, not the arithmetic mean. Some of a tyre’s features have a greater impact on the overall assessment, while some will have a lesser impact. 161 reviews

worth recommending
  • Costs: Influence of the tyre on car running costs. 111150 4.5
  • Comfort: Influence of the tyre on driving comfort. 111150 4.5
  • Drivability: Influence of the tyre on drivability. 111160 4.6

161 customers have rated this tyre

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98% of users recommend this tyre

98%

We have been collecting information about this tyre for 2592 days. In that time we have received 161 reviews.
The total distance driven by our customers is 1397000 miles.

The highest rated parameter is: tyre appearance.

This tyre was reviewed by users driving usually outside the city.

This tyre was reviewed by drivers who assess their driving style as moderate.

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    Opinion from outside the UK user: Piotr

    Size: 205/50 R17

    Rating: 4.8 111180
    Tires recommendable traction perfectly nice look. Further tires after use will probably Michelin.

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    Opinion from outside the UK user: Moai

    Size: 205/50 R17

    Rating: 4.1 111110
    Good rubber in all circumstances, without substantial weaknesses with good ride comfort

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  • Opinion from outside the UK user: Jakob

    Size: 195/65 R15

    Rating: 5.0 11111
    I have fitted just two new Michelin ALPIN 5 on the one axel. I couldn't decide, because there were no reviews, but finally I have decided to buy them. I want to add that within last 7 years I had used only Michelin Alpin 3. Tyres are absolutely fantastic. The rubber is so soft, that I could belive how light were they. My fitter have confirmed that those tyres are the softer tyres that he has ever fitted. The grip on the snow is fantastic, tyres stick to the road. The same thing on the dry road. Very hard break off the grip. Micheli ALPIN 5 are also one of the quitest tyres I have ever used! No unnecessary noise. I have using them only two weeks now, but believe me, I am delighted. Now it is difficult to say something about tread wear. Hopefully it will be just like with the Alpine 3, which I was using for last 6 seasons and the tread still looks fine. Maybe the reason is that the winter season is so short. I fully recommend these tyres to every user. Michelin proved one more time, that is one of the best brands!

    Is this review helpful? Yes 8 No 10

  • Russell

    Size: 225/50 R17

    Rating: 4.8 111180
    I am very happy with these tyres. I never felt confident cornering with my old tyres especially in the wet and they lost traction when pulling off in the wet and always got stuck in the snow. These tyres are the total opposite, they corner very well and have lots of traction in the dry as well as in the wet. I find the stopping distance is very similar in the dry but reduced in the wet and far superior in the snow or frost. Last winter I helped pushed two cars with a couple of other people and then got in my car and drove through 6-7 inches of snow without any issue, I do not think they could believe it. I researched cold weather tyres and decided on these and I have been so happy with them. I thought it was a gimmick to have cold weather tyres but I can assure you it make a big difference.

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  • Opinion from outside the UK user: Vlad

    Size: 225/55 R17

    Rating: 4.9 111190
    I was wondering for a quite long time, what tyres should I choose. First I have checked Continental, but they did not have my size (850), so I have decided on Michelin ALPIN 5. I was not sure, did I made a correct decision, due to lack of reviews and test resulst (except for one ADAC). I do not know why there is still Alpine 4 but well... It is hard to write the opinion after first drive, but I did the first few hundred miles and ..... the drive is stable and really quiet (I stepped up to the 93 mph and the noise was bearly heard). What is the most important: the fuel efficiency is fantastic, amazing SURPRISE. I hope that my review will help someone, due to lack of reviews. I am fully recommend Michelin ALPIN 5. :) It is hard to have an opinion about the grip on snow or wet surfaces yet.

    Is this review helpful? Yes 3 No 6

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Product description

Michelin ALPIN 5 205/50 R17 89 V RUN ON FLAT FR, FSL

The presented tyre is marked with 3PMSF symbol (Three Peak Mountain Snow Flake). It means that the tyre meets the EU requirements for winter tyres. The symbol is awarded after thorough tests of a tyre model in terms of snow grip.

Technology description: Michelin ALPIN 5 is a response to the needs of all drivers who expect their winter tyres to provide excellent performance regardless of the weather and driving safety in any conditions.

The model is equipped with a directional tread pattern which ensures the appropriate traction on snow and increased aquaplaning resistance. With its optimised structure, the tyre also offers improved driving precision. The sipes deployed at the extreme depths of the tread blocks provide maximum performance parameters for the whole of the tyre’s lifespan. This is also supported by the distribution of pressures acting against the surface of the ALPIN 5, so the tread wears uniformly and slowly.

The tyre was designed using an innovative rubber compound ensuring good performance parameters in low temperatures. With this, the ALPIN 5 provides better grip on snowy and wet surfaces and also reduces fuel consumption. The Helio Compound 4G rubber mixture contains sunflower oil and silica. Thanks to its flexibility, the tread adheres to the road with its maximum area no matter the weather. As a result, the grip and stability while driving always remains optimum.

The combination of high-quality components with the optimised tread pattern improves the acoustic comfort inside and outside of the vehicle. Noise generated during operation are effectively dampened so the driver and passengers may enjoy quiet inside the vehicle.

Information on the manufacturer: Michelin is one of the most popular tyre manufacturers in the world. The company supplies premium tyres with maximum performance, top quality materials and the use of advanced technological solutions. The group includes such brands as Kormoran, Kleber, BFGoodrich, Tiger and Riken.

Michelin ALPIN 5 winter tyre is classified as premium tyre, which means that it provides modern technology and maximum performance.
Now, you are looking at the tyre with the size of 205/50 R17.
The tyre is currently available in sizes from 16 to 17 inches.
This tyre has a speed index of V - the maximum speed at which you can drive on this tyre is 149 mph. The load index of this tyre is 89 - the maximum load that can be carried by the tyre is 580 kg.
The labelling of the tyre includes the following classes: F (rolling resistance), B (wet grip), 68 db (noise level).
The presented tyre has the following features:
  • RUN FLAT function (enables you to drive after air pressure loss)
  • a wheel rim protector (indication of this tyre type depends on the manufacturer)

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Label

The Michelin ALPIN 5 tyre in size 205/50 R17 89 V, according to the manufacturer's information, has the following drivability qualities:

  • F
  • B
  • 68 dB
F B 68 dB

Fuel efficiency (rolling distance)

Fuel efficiency is rated from A to G on a colour-coded scale. The highest fuel efficiency rating is A (green; the lowest rolling resistance), while the lowest fuel efficiency rating is G (red; the highest rolling resistance). Rolling resistance influences fuel consumption and vehicle emissions; the lower the resistance, the lower the fuel consumption and exhaust fume emissions.

Wet grip

Wet grip is the tyre's ability to adhere to the road surface in wet conditions. The EU rating focuses only on the wet braking performance of the tyre. Wet grip is rated from A to G, where A represents the best braking performance and G represents the worst. It is one of the most crucial safety parameters.

Noise

Tyres contribute to the amount of noise a vehicle generates. Choosing a tyre with a good noise rating will lower the impact of your driving on the surrounding environment.

Tyre tests

2019 Auto Zeitung test in size:225/55 R17 2. place rating: highly recommended
Auto Bild test in size:195/65 R15 rating: satisfactory
ÖAMTC test in size:205/55 R16 rating: recommended
TCS test in size:205/55 R16 rating: recommended
ADAC test in size:195/65 R15 rating: satisfactory
Auto Bild Allrad test in size:225/55 R17 3. place rating: excellent
Auto Zeitung test in size:195/65 R15 rating: satisfactory
Auto Zeitung test in size:215/65 R16 rating: satisfactory
ÖAMTC test in size:195/65 R15 rating: recommended
ÖAMTC test in size:215/65 R16 rating: recommended
TCS test in size:195/65 R15 rating: recommended
TCS test in size:215/65 R16 rating: recommended
Auto Bild test in size:225/50 R17 2. place rating: excellent
GTÜ test in size:205/55 R16 rating: Highly recommended
Autoklub ČR test in size:205/55 R16 2. place rating: very good
Auto Bild Allrad test in size:215/65 R16 rating: satisfactory
ACE/GTÜ test in size:225/50 R17 rating: recommended