Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Primacy MXV4

Thursday, August 30, 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 MXV4 Reviewer's Overall Rating: 6.5

2000 Jaguar XJ8 Vanden Plas
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Miles driven on tires: 1,000
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Driving Condition: Easy Going

Initial Review, 1,000 Miles on Tires
June 06, 2012

Quiet, comfortable, I got exactly what I needed in these tires. Make no mistake that these are not, and I repeat, not, intended for spirited driving, as I found out the last time I entered a corner at the same speed that I used to when I had some Bridgestones on. These tire will under-steer, badly. Turn in under normal driving is just fine, but I got a shock when I had to back off the throttle to get the nose to turn in. If you want touring tires that are quiet, comfortable and intended for cruising around, these are great, but don't get childish, you'll crash. Grip isn't great.


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