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The Michelin Pilot Primacy is a mid-cost summer tire made specifically for luxury vehicles.

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precise driving on the highway, feels stable and responsive

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work through rain and puddles easily

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handles corners with good grip, get a good feel for the road

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very loud tires at any speed, lots of road noise

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cannot be used in snow without severe loss of traction

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often squeal when the gas pedal is pressed

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some loss of steering when accelerating from a stop

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The Michelin Pilot Primacy is a mid-cost summer tire made specifically for luxury vehicles. In promotion, Michelin emphasizes the fact that the Pilot Primacy is the original tire found on many luxury sedans. The Pilot Primacy tire has a rating of 10 out of 10 when it comes to handling and braking, so that you can feel in control of your vehicle even when you are testing its limits. The European handling profile of this tire aids in this, its rounded shoulder putting you in control. A standard feature on many Michelin tires, Michelin's Comfort Control technology reduces vibrations and driving noise. The Pilot Primacy tire has a fuel efficiency rating of nine, so that it is fairly easy on your gas tank (though not as much as the Michelin Energy Saver tire, which has a fuel efficiency rating of ten). Like most Michelin tires, the Pilot Primacy comes with a six year warranty. There a size options available for the Michelin Pilot Primacy summer tire.

Features
  • Size options
  • Six year warranty
  • BSW sidewall
  • 10 tread depth
  • 240 UTQG tread
  • AA UTQG traction
  • A UTQG temperature
  • European handling profile
  • 10 handling rating
  • 10 braking rating
  • Comfort Control technology
  • 9 fuel efficiency rating
Size Options
  • 225/45R17 - 91 load index, Y speed rating, 841 RPM
  • 225/50R17 - 94 load index, W speed rating, 803 RPM
  • 245/50R18 - 100 load index, W speed rating, 748 RPM
  • 245/45ZR19 - 98 load index, Y speed rating, 752 RPM
  • 275/40R19 - 101 load index, Y speed rating, 752 RPM
  • 275/50R19/XL - 112 load index, W speed rating, 696 RPM
  • 245/40R20 - 95 load index, Y speed rating, 750 RPM
  • 275/35R20 - 98 load index, Y speed rating, 755 RPM
  • 265-790R540A - 111 load index, W speed rating, PAX Runflat, 669 RPM  
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