Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Primacy MXV4

Tuesday, August 14, 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 Primacy MXV4Reviewer's Overall Rating: 9.17

2008 Nissan Altima Sedan
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Buy/More Info
Miles driven on tires: 1,000
Location: Lincoln, NE
Driving Condition: Spirited

Initial Review, 1,000 Miles on Tires
June 21, 2012

I've always opted for cheaper tires, but decided since I finally got the car I wanted, I'll get the tires I want. So I decided on the Michelin Primacy MXV4 after weeks of competitive shopping and review reading. I kept coming back to the MXV4.

My Altima came stock with the Bridgestone Turanza EL400, which are not *bad* tires, but really don't hold a candle to the MXV4.
After switching to the Michelins, the ride was much quieter, much smoother, just as responsive (even going from a V to a Q rated tire), and overall gave the car a much more enjoyable and stable ride.
This was the first time I've been this "excited" about a set of new tires. But they really have exceeded my expectations. All areas of handling have improved: dry traction, steering response, emergency braking, wet traction and road imperfections.
They are quiet, smooth riding and really improved the overall ride of my Altima SE.

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