Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Primacy MXV4

Thursday, March 8, 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

2005 Honda Accord Sedan EX V6
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Buy/More Info
Miles driven on tires: 500
Location: Augusta, GA
Driving Condition: Average

Initial Review, 500 Miles on Tires
February 29, 2012

I previously had a set of Yokohama P215/50VR-17 AVID V4S high performance all-season tires. Those tires had excessive road noise and did not offer the best ride comfort. I recently got a flat tire and decided that it was time to get new tires since the Yokohama's were only a couple thousand miles away from the end of their tread wear life anyway. I decided to go with the Michelin 215/50R-17 Primacy MXV4 XL tires based on the reviews and great ratings. I wanted grand touring tires instead of high performance ones like my previous tires. I've only been driving on these new Michelins for about 500 miles (break-in period) and I can definitely tell a huge difference! The road noise is considerably less than my previous tires and they ride so much more smooth. No longer do I have to blast my radio at high speeds to overcome the road noise. They also absorb bumps and dips in the road a lot better than the tires I had before. Responsiveness is quick and accurate. I'm really glad that I spent a little extra cash on some quality and great performing tires.

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