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Michelin Winter Latitude Alpin 255/55R18
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  • Size: 255/55R18
  • Part #: 59395|
  • SKU: 1168907|
  • (P) Passenger

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Description

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$747.96

Michelin Winter Latitude Alpin

  • Exceptional braking on winter roads for your CUV and SUV
  • Enjoy a quiet, smooth and safe drive in cold-weather conditions winter after winter
  • Always drive with confidence in all winter conditions


Warranty
Tire Size
255/55R18
Tire Type
Speed Rating
Load Index
Load Range
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SERVICE DESCRIPTION

Safety Rating is a combination of two values: Load Index and Speed Rating for P-Metric and Euro Metric tire sizes; and Load Range and Speed Rating in the case of heavy duty LT (light truck) sizes.

Speed Rating is based on the speed that the tire is designed to be driven at for extended periods of time. All tires in the in the U.S. are designed to maintain legal U.S. speed limits. The speed rating of tires must match the maximum driving speed of the vehicle.

Load Index is used on P metric and Euro Metric sized tires and denotes a tire's load-carrying capacity at a specified inflation pressure. The load index is represented by a number, the higher the Load Index Value the greater the load the tire can safely carry. Vehicle manufacturers recommend a maximum load capacity based on a recommended minimum load index.
(P) Passenger
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109
N/A
Tire Class
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TIRE CLASS

Tire Class reflects how the tire will be used. There are four major categories: All-Season, Max Performance, Summer-Only and Winter-Use.

All-Season tires are suitable for year-round driving in all weather conditions.

Summer-Only & Max Performance tires are specifically designed for high-performance driving. Tire compound, tread design and speed ratings all combine to hug the road and maintain grip. Summer tires by nature are not ideal for winter driving due to lack of siding to grip winter roads.

Winter-Use tires have tread compounds and patterns that are specially designed for grip on snowy or icy road surfaces. They are not suitable for year-round use. The rubber compound used will wear more quickly on dry, summer roads. It is recommended that winter tires are fitted as a complete set to avoid potential handling issues.
Everday Use
All Season All Season

Off-Road Off-Road

Summer-Only Summer-Only

Winter-Use Winter-Use
Tread Type
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TREAD TYPE

Tread Type is an important consideration when choosing a tire. There are four main types: Passenger, Highway, All-Terrain and Mud-Terrain.

Passenger denotes a tread that is suitable for normal use, a good all-round tread for normal driving.

Highway is a tread type unique to SUV and truck tires. The tread is optimized for normal everyday driving on paved surfaces. These tires can be driven off pavement, but are not ideally suited for off road traction. Highway tread patterns deliver a quiet ride.

For light trucks and specialty vehicles, All-Terrain tread types provide better off-road traction than standard highway truck tires. There more aggressive tread tends to be less quiet on paved roads. All Terrain tires are suitable for everyday use.

Mud-Terrain treads are specifically designed with wider tread blocks and higher void ratios to gain traction in off-road conditions. Mud Terrain tires can generate higher noise levels and tend to carry lower mileage warranties than other tread designs.
Passenger Passenger
Highway Highway
All-Terrain All-Terrain
Mud-Terrain Mud-Terrain
UTQG
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UTQG - Uniform Tire Quality Grade

UTQG (Uniform Tire Quality Grade) is made up of three values: treadwear, traction and temperature.

Treadwear is a relative numeric score, based on manufacturer tests, showing how well a tire can be expected to wear compared to other tires. A higher score means a tire could be expected to wear better.

Traction measures the tire's ability to stop a vehicle on wet roads. It doesn't reflect a tire's acceleration, cornering, or hydroplaning performance. Traction grades range from AA (highest) to C (lowest).

Temperature grades the tire's ability to withstand heat build-up, with A being the highest grade and C the lowest.

A - Over 115 mph
B - Between 100 to 115 mph
C - Between 85 to 100 mph
Treadwear:
Traction Asphalt - gForce
AA - Above 0.54
A - Above 0.47
B - Above 0.38
C - Less Than 0.38
Temperature
Grades:
A - Over 115 mph
B - Between 100 and 115 mph
C - Between 85 and 100 mph
Performance

Drive / Ride Performance Characteristics

All tires have the following six performance characteristics, divided into three sets of trade-offs. In most cases, a tire may perform excellently in one characteristic but only standard in the other.
Standard Ride Comfort & Standard Handling
Handling: Get stiff side wall for precise steering and cornering but settle for a firm ride with increased road noise.
Ride Comfort: Enjoy a quiet, smooth ride but lose some cornering ability.
Standard Treadwear & Standard Traction
Traction: Stop faster in wet conditions but expect a shorter tread life.
Treadwear: Get long, uniform wear across your tread pattern but expect less traction in wet conditions.
Standard Low Rolling Resistance & Standard High Speed Performance
High-Speed Performance: Get increased performance at higher speeds but sacrifice some fuel economy.
Low Rolling Resistance: Enjoy improved fuel efficiency but expect less high-speed cornering ability.

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Michelin Winter Latitude Alpin is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 23.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Awesome Ties! Great tires love them my car handles much better and rides nicer Love them :)
Date published: 2013-08-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from They're excellent They're excellent
Date published: 2013-08-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I'd buy this any time again Drove through mountains and free ways it is simply a luxury
Date published: 2013-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Joy journey I used tires both in smooth and rough roads and found they are very sturdy and no signs of wear and tare. The tires are so good resulting in smooth drive. Even in wet conditions I found their grip is too good. I could not find any negative aspect so far.
Date published: 2013-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this product. My car runs so smoothly with these tires. They are great. I drive an hour each day to work and it makes the drive great. I have had other tires before but these are the best. I would only purchase this type of tire again.
Date published: 2013-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from "Smooth and Safe On All Terrian" After purchasing our first Jeep in 2002, my wife and I could not wait for our factory issued, non Michelin tires, to wear out. Once they did (actually a little earlier than they did) we purchased a set of Michelins. Immediately we could feel the difference. The ride went from buckboard to luxury. I have Michelins on all of my vehichles and have not had to change a tire since. In fact the spare in my old Jeep, now sporting 210,000 proud miles, has never seen the light of day. Same for my 1998 Sebring convertible! When we recently special ordered our new Jeep Grand Cherokee we told the dealer if they could not insure it was equipped with Michelins, it would be a deal breaker.
Date published: 2013-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The michelin tires have ... The michelin tires have never disappointed. michelin tires have good wear chacteristcs and the belts never slip.
Date published: 2010-11-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from this is a very good tire. ... this is a very good tire. the envoy had michelins when i purchased it so i went with them again. they handle very well in the rain and the traction going around curves is excellent.
Date published: 2010-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from We bought these tires for ... We bought these tires for my spouse's 2006 Lexus 330. They are quiet and the fuel efficiency has already shown up on the computer. They have extremely good traction on wet or slippery pavement. I drove NOTHING BUT MICHELIN and have for over 40 years on 10 Cadillacs and 3 Mercedes. Never Had a problem and NEVER had a blowout! This is a safe and sure tire. You can bet your life on it and every time you drive on the highway YOU DO!
Date published: 2010-11-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I was satisfied with ... I was satisfied with their performance in winter,in upstate ny
Date published: 2010-11-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from After installing new ... After installing new tires, my cars overall really improved.
Date published: 2010-11-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from quieter than most tires quieter than most tires
Date published: 2010-11-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent feel AND WEAR Excellent feel AND WEAR
Date published: 2010-11-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Perform as expected. Perform as expected.
Date published: 2010-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent tire great wear ... Excellent tire great wear and very quiet
Date published: 2010-11-12
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