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35,000 Mile Manufacturer's Treadwear Limited Warranty
Primacy™ Alpin® PA3™ tires carry a 35,000 mile limited warranty in addition to the standard materials and workmanship warranty for treadwear or mileage.
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Primacy Alpin PA3
 
4.5

(based on 29 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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          • Wear-Life:
          • Excellent (16), Very good (9)
          • Fuel Efficiency:
          • Excellent (13), Very good (7), Good (5), Average (3)
          • Handling:
          • Excellent (20), Very good (6)
          • Ice Traction:
          • Excellent (11), Very good (11), Good (3)
          • Snow Traction:
          • Excellent (21), Very good (4)

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        2.0

        Not for Canadian winter

        By RPM13

        from Canada

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              Comments about Primacy Alpin PA3:

              I bought theses brand new Primacy Alpin PA3 for my 1993 Volvo 850 in the same size manufacturer recommend in a particular use for winter 2009-2010. After 3 winter passed I can say as winter tyres, thoses are very good in clean and dry tarmac only. With snow or ice doesn't perform well.

              My girlfriend had a 1999 Ford Contour, we changed her winter tyres 2 times in the last 3 winters and doesn't mater the brand, her tyres were far away better than mines!

              In my Volvo, I tried to improve the adherence in winter checking alignment and air pressure very often, but was the same. So, those Michelin Primacy Alpin PA3 are not good for Canadian winter in Quebec city.

              I'm wearing my Michelin PA3 winter tyres this summer 2013 to finished them and to buy brand news for the coming winter, and is amazing how well they perform in summer!

              • Wear-Life:
              • Good
              • Fuel Efficiency:
              • Good
              • Handling:
              • Average
              • Ice Traction:
              • Below Average
              • Snow Traction:
              • Below Average

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              5.0

              ULTIMATE SNOW TRACTION!

              By DEZ712

              from USA

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                    Comments about Primacy Alpin PA3:

                    THIS IS THE BEST SNOW TIRE EVER! HAVE USED MANY OTHERS AND THESE ARE THE BEST OVERALL I HAVE USED, VERY QUIET, DID NOT HURT MPG, AND THESE DO AMAZING IN DEEP SNOW ALSO!

                    • Wear-Life:
                    • Very Good
                    • Fuel Efficiency:
                    • Excellent
                    • Handling:
                    • Excellent
                    • Ice Traction:
                    • Excellent
                    • Snow Traction:
                    • Excellent

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                    5.0

                    My Camry Hybrid with Primacy Alpin PA3!

                    By jlo72

                    from USA

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                          Comments about Primacy Alpin PA3:

                          Before I put the Primacy Alpine PA3 Snow tires on my Camry Hybrid, I used to have my husband take the Camry to work during a snowstorm and I would take his SUV. Now with the Michelins on the Camry, my hybrid is like a TANK in the snow! Plenty of traction during the snowy times and quiet when the roads are dry. I will always have Michelins on my vehicles going forward!

                          • Wear-Life:
                          • Excellent
                          • Fuel Efficiency:
                          • Excellent
                          • Handling:
                          • Excellent
                          • Ice Traction:
                          • Excellent
                          • Snow Traction:
                          • Excellent

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                          Availability, Pricing and Specs (6 part numbers)

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                          Part numbersTire Size, Load Index & Speed RatingMSRP $
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                          Availability
                          16265195/55R16 87 H$216Limited Availability
                          40634205/60R16 92 H$174Limited Availability
                          11893205/45R17/XL 88 H$248Limited Availability
                          16573225/45R17 91 H$235Limited Availability
                          83089225/50R17 94 H$275Limited Availability
                          04565205/55R17/XL 95 H$238Limited Availability
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                          Mileage WarrantyOE MarkingOE CodeRunflat Technical FeaturesTread FeatureSidewallRim Width Range (Min/Max)Section Width on Measuring Rim WidthOverall Diameterrevs/miTread Depth (in 32nds)Eco FeatureMax Load, Single
                          (lb @ PSI)
                          Tire Weight
                          30,000 Mile ZPDIRBSW5.5" - 7"7.9" on 6"24.485210.5Green X1201@5124.5
                          35,000 MileMOMB DIRBSW5.5" - 7.5"8.2" on 6"25.781010.5Green X1389@5120.1
                          35,000 Mile DIRBSW6.5" - 7.5"8.1" on 7"24.385810.5Green X1235@5018.8
                          35,000 MileMOMB DIRBSW7" - 8.5"8.9" on 7.5"2583310.5Green X1356@5120.4
                          35,000 Mile*BM DIRBSW6" - 8"9.2" on 7"25.980310.5Green X1477@5122.1
                          35,000 Mile DIRBSW5.5" - 7.5"8.4" on 6.5"25.980310.5Green X1521@5020.9
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