Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

Monday, December 24, 2012 by Tire Rack Consumer Reviews

The following post was created from content submitted via Tire Rack's consumer surveys. Information shown is the opinion of the consumer and meant to be used for comparison shopping purposes.


Michelin Pilot Super SportReviewer's Overall Rating: 9.75

2004 Acura TSX
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Buy/More Info
Miles driven on tires: 1,500
Location: Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Driving Condition: Spirited

Initial Review, 1,500 Miles on Tires
December 22, 2012

After five sets of Michelin Pilot Exalto PE2 tires, the PE2 tires became unavailable in the 225/45-17 size. I'm excited to try the Pilot Super Sport tires as replacements. In comparison, the Super Sports have a slightly higher tread wear rating, and the pricing is similar. The tires are just as quiet, and a bit softer riding than the PE2's. The handling is even better, both dry and wet. The only slight negative is the turn-in is a bit slower, perhaps due to less stiff sidewalls or beads which are helping improve the ride quality. No matter, my TSX with a slightly modified suspension/brakes handles like it's on rails in the dry and wet, making the daily commute a little more fun!

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