Michelin ALPIN 6 is a winter tyre made in total of 70 sizes, ranging from R15 to R15 - this particular dimension is R17, which means it fits to a 17 inch/431.8mm diameter wheel. 215/55 R17 is 30mm wider than the narrowest dimension (185) and -20mm narrower than the widest one (195). This tyre profile of 55 means the sidewall height of the tyre is 55% of the tyre width (215mm), which results in 118.25mm sidewall height. In 215/55 R17, there are 2 possible speed indexes for Michelin ALPIN 6 - "H","V", which are good for speeds up to 210, 240 km/h. In 215/55 R17, ALPIN 6 usually competes against ALPIN 5, which is a tyre from Michelin with a rating of 89%, compared to 89% of the Michelin in question. Latest test in 215/55 R17 was held by Automotorsport in 2019, where ALPIN 6 received rating "Good" and finished on the 5. place. It was tested on a Volkswagen T-Roc.
|Name||Stopping distance on wet||Stopping distance on snow|
|Best values in test||32,8||25,4|
|Michelin ALPIN 6||34,1||26,4|