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Michelin e.Primacy

205/55 R17 Michelin e.Primacy variants

Michelin e.Primacy is a summer tyre made in total of 107 sizes, ranging from R15 to R15 - this particular dimension is R17, which means it fits to a 17 inch/431.8mm diameter wheel. 205/55 R17 is 40mm wider than the narrowest dimension (165) and 20mm narrower than the widest one (225). This tyre profile of 55 means the sidewall height of the tyre is 55% of the tyre width (205mm), which results in 112.75mm sidewall height. In 205/55 R17, there are 2 possible speed indexes for Michelin e.Primacy - "V","W", which are good for speeds up to 240, 270 km/h.

205/55 R17 91 V


205/55 R17 91 W

Michelin E Primacy ( 205/55 R17 91W EV )In stockFree shipping
£142 Buy
205/55 R17 91W Michelin e.Primacy 205/55 R17 91W | Protyre - Car TyresIn stockFree shipping
£147 Buy

205/55 R17 95 V

Michelin E Primacy ( 205/55 R17 95V XL EV )In stockFree shipping
£139 Buy
205/55 R17 95V XL Michelin e.Primacy 205/55 R17 95V XL | Protyre - Car TyresIn stockFree shipping
£154 Buy

Michelin e.Primacy is made in 107 sizes, starting from 165/65 R15 up to 225/45 R21.

Michelin e.Primacy in tyre tests

Relevant tyre tests in same or similiar dimension (205/55 R17)
ADAC Summer tyre test 2023 205/55 R16
Ranked #38 of 50
Securing a rank of 38 out of 50 competitors, the Michelin e.Primacy was evaluated with a final rating of 'Sufficient'. Despite showcasing an exceptional environmental footprint, marked by best-in-class sustainability, unparalleled longevity, minimal wear, and being the lightest and most fuel-efficient tyre in its category, it faced criticisms for its performance. Its balance was questioned, especially highlighting its shortcomings on dry and particularly wet roads, which led to a downgrade. On dry surfaces, the tyre provided satisfactory feedback to the driver and the handling at the limit was also deemed satisfactory. It managed to score well in terms of braking distance on dry roads. However, its overall dry performance did not surpass a satisfactory outcome. The tyre exhibited significant weaknesses on wet roads, with its performance in braking, aquaplaning resistance, and handling being rated as just sufficient. Its inability to effectively combine longitudinal and lateral forces resulted in a vague and challenging control in critical situations, culminating in a sufficient rating for its wet performance. Notwithstanding its limitations in handling and safety, the Michelin e.Primacy set a high standard in environmental performance by offering remarkable durability, the least tyre wear, and outstanding efficiency in terms of fuel consumption and tyre weight. This made it a benchmark for sustainability in the test, narrowly missing a good rating in this aspect.
Name Enviromental impactDriving safety
Best values in test1,31,8
Michelin e.Primacy1,3 3,9
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Source: www.adac.de

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