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Michelin ALPIN 6

215/55 R17 Michelin ALPIN 6 variants

Michelin ALPIN 6 is a winter tyre made in total of 72 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 50%, compared to 72% 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.

215/55 R17 94 H


215/55 R17 94 V


215/55 R17 98 V


Michelin ALPIN 6 is made in 72 sizes, starting from 185/65 R15 up to 195/55 R20.

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Michelin ALPIN 6 in tyre tests

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Autobild Winter tyre test 2022 215/55 R17
Ranked #1 of 19
Securing a top position, finishing 1st out of 19 competitors, the Michelin Alpin 6 was celebrated for its overall performance in rigorous evaluations, earning the final rating of 'Exemplary'. This particular tyre distinguished itself with compelling driving characteristics under all types of winter conditions, exhibiting precise steering response and a sporty yet dynamic handling experience, alongside a commendable high mileage lifespan. Despite its superior performance, it was noted for having a high price point. Furthermore, the Michelin Alpin 6 showcased unrivaled prowess in dry braking and mileage, outlining its exceptional capabilities in critical areas of tyre performance, solidifying its position as the frontrunner in the assessment.
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test2+2+2+2+
Michelin ALPIN 62+ 22+ 2+
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Source: www.autobild.de
Autobild Winter tyre test 2022 215/55 R17

Ranked #3 of 56
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test32,825,4
Michelin ALPIN 634,126,4
ADAC Winter tyre test 2022 215/60 R16
Ranked #4 of 17
The Michelin Alpin 6 performed impressively in its evaluation, securing the 4th position out of all the competitors it was pitted against. The tyre was lauded for its well-rounded performance, demonstrating excellence across a variety of surfaces with a particular strength on icy conditions, alongside its notably low wear. It showcased no significant weaknesses, earning it a final rating of 'Good.' This commendable outcome highlights its reliable and consistent performance, making it especially recommended for users seeking a dependable winter tyre that excels in providing safety and durability across different winter terrains.
Name WetDrySnowIceRolling resistanceNoiseWear
Best values in test2,01,81,41,81,52,71,5
Michelin ALPIN 62,42,02,41,92,62,82,0
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Name Points total
Best values in test8,9
Michelin ALPIN 67,9
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Source: www.auto-motor-und-sport.de

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