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Michelin Primacy 3

225/55 R16 Michelin Primacy 3 variants

Michelin Primacy 3 is a summer tyre made in total of 175 sizes, ranging from R16 to R16 - this particular dimension is R16, which means it fits to a 16 inch/406.4mm diameter wheel. 225/55 R16 is 40mm wider than the narrowest dimension (185) and -30mm narrower than the widest one (195). This tyre profile of 55 means the sidewall height of the tyre is 55% of the tyre width (225mm), which results in 123.75mm sidewall height. In 225/55 R16, there are 3 possible speed indexes for Michelin Primacy 3 - "W","V","Y", which are good for speeds up to 270, 240, 300 km/h. In 225/55 R16, Primacy 3 usually competes against Efficient Grip Performance, which is a tyre from Goodyear with a rating of 84%, compared to 59% of the Michelin in question.

225/55 R16 95 W

225/55 R16 95 V

225/55 R16 99 V XL

225/55 R16 99 Y


225/55 R16 99 W XL

Michelin Primacy 3 is made in 175 sizes, starting from 185/55 R16 up to 195/55 R20.

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Michelin Primacy 3 in tyre tests

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Autobild Summer tyre test 2017 225/50 R17
Ranked #9 of 20
Name WetDryRunning costs
Best values in test1-1-1
Michelin Primacy 32-2+1-
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Source: www.reifentrends.de
Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test34,134,6
Michelin Primacy 334,638,58
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name Points totalWetDryRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test2781461432510
Michelin Primacy 322784143 25 9
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225/55 R16 - Tyre price comparison

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