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Tire Highlights


Variable thickness sipes provide additional biting edges in low–grip conditions to improve wet and snow traction, but lock together in dry conditions to provide crisp handling and longer treadwear.


Unique biting edges in the grooves grip snow for better acceleration and braking in snowy conditions.


Helio compound with sunflower oil helps to increase traction at low temperatures, while extreme silica technology provides exceptional wet grip.


Asymetric tread pattern and Variable Contact Patch 2.0 design result in strong dry performance combined with long tread life.

 
  • PS A/S 3 Tire

See the technology behind the performance
Click to watch the videos below and see how the MICHELIN® Pilot® Sport A/S 3 maintains grip no matter what the conditions.

Wet Grip
Dry Grip
Cold Weather
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Warranties (2 Warranties)

45,000 Mile Manufacturer's Treadwear Limited Warranty
Pilot® Sport A/S 3 tires carry a 45,000 mile limited warranty in addition to the standard materials and workmanship warranty for treadwear or mileage.
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Pilot® Sport A/S 3 
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Expert Tire Reviews

Michelin Sums Up New Pilot Sport AS/3 by Spider Chart

Regardless of the (relative) charms of illustrating a tire's capabilities via infographic, there's no substitute for firsthand experience-- and indeed, our recent test at NOLA Motorsports Park revealed favorable seat of the pants impressions against its competitors, with exceptional performance on wet autocross courses.

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Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3 Tire Test – Evaluating All-Weather Performance Tires

With that in mind, we headed to the 60-0 mph braking exercise where the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3 was the clear winner in wet and dry conditions.

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Consumer Reports Review

See what Consumer Reports has to say about the MICHELIN® Pilot® Sport A/S 3 tire.
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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Pilot Sport A/S 3
 
4.3

(based on 242 reviews)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Great traction (4)
  • Corners well (3)
  • Great dry traction (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

        • Wear-Life:
        • Excellent (58), Very good (49), Below average (12), Good (12), Average (6)
        • Fuel Efficiency:
        • Very good (70), Excellent (69), Good (31), Average (21), Below average (8)
        • Handling:
        • Excellent (174), Very good (32), Below average (10), Good (7), Average (5)
        • Braking:
        • Excellent (169), Very good (33), Good (11), Average (6), Below average (5)
        • Comfort:
        • Excellent (150), Very good (55), Below average (13), Good (9), Average (8)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Auto enthusiast (4)

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      5.0

      My Favorite Tires

      By Cmac

      from USA

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            Comments about Pilot Sport A/S 3:

            These are my favorite tires i have ever owned. I have owned a lot of tires through the years and used to manage a tire shop years ago. These perform better than my summer tires from a major competitor did. Especially in daily driving conditions or in the rain and hug the road in the conrners. Plus they are way more comfortable and come with a 45k mile warranty, something you wont get with a summer tire. I don't drive on these in the winter but what i do love is that they will still handle in a light snow if we get an early snow in the fall before i've had a chance to put my winter tires on. I can't recommend these tires enough. Although i must say that in order to get the true performance out of these tires you MUST get the W rated ones.

            • Wear-Life:
            • Very Good
            • Fuel Efficiency:
            • Excellent
            • Handling:
            • Excellent
            • Braking:
            • Excellent
            • Comfort:
            • Excellent

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            1.0

            Worst Tire and Customer Service

            By George

            from USA

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                  Comments about Pilot Sport A/S 3:

                  So I special ordered these tires from a non Michelin dealer. Got them installed and was eager to see the great hype over these tires. I have a 2015 IS250 F Sport and these tires did not perform as to what I expected. On cornering I could feel the tire shaking as it was trying to grip the road (clear sunny day). I got 4 days later as I was not satisfied. Customer service told me to got to a dealer and let them inspect the tires and DOT. He said the tires were in a great condition and told me to call cust. service back. I did that and Michelin told me to go back to the place where I ordered my tires and swap them out with whatever brand. So I ordered a Michelin competitor tire and was getting them installed. They lifted my car and the manager called Michelin to swap out the DOT and Michelin told them they were not authorizing that. It was a big mess!!! I called back and the service rep said he was sorry for the agent saying that. As of now these A/S 3 are making my car fishtail and when I try to accelerate you can feel the tire just spinning. I don't know if I just got a bad batch but this whole scenario is the worst experience ever!

                  • Wear-Life:
                  • N/A
                  • Fuel Efficiency:
                  • Average
                  • Handling:
                  • Below Average
                  • Braking:
                  • Average
                  • Comfort:
                  • Below Average

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                  1.0

                  I had high expectations for this tire.

                  By vq37

                  from USA

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                        Comments about Pilot Sport A/S 3:

                        After many years of owning several sets of the A/S Plus version of this tire, I had high hopes for the A/S 3 when it was announced. I got 53k miles out of my A/S Plus in 245/40-19 front and 275/35-19 rear which is incredible mileage. I drive conservatively (I'm back on my stock sizes of 225/50-18 and 245/45-18) and have only managed to get 13k miles out of the A/S 3's in the rear. I have alignments done regularly and the wear is even. The fronts look nearly new and I don't track my car either.

                        The tire is great in traction and has a nice ride assuming it will last. I had longer life out of the Pilot Sport summer tire on my previous vehicle.

                        This is an otherwise phenomenal tire but the lack of longevity kills it for me on the all season rating. I would expect this from a summer tire but against the backdrop of my experience with the A/S Plus, the very short lifespan is disappointing to say the least.

                        • Wear-Life:
                        • Below Average
                        • Fuel Efficiency:
                        • Very Good
                        • Handling:
                        • Very Good
                        • Braking:
                        • Excellent
                        • Comfort:
                        • Excellent

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                        Part numbersTire Size, Load Index & Speed RatingMSRP $
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                        14799255/40R17 94 V$211Inventory Available
                        26656255/40ZR17 94 Y$212Inventory Available
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                        Mileage WarrantyTread FeatureSidewallUTQG Treadwear, UTQG Traction, UTQG TempRim Width Range (Min/Max)Section Width on Measuring Rim WidthOverall Diameterrevs/miTread Depth (in 32nds)Max Load, Single
                        (lb @ PSI)
                        Tire Weight
                        45,000 MileASYBSW500 AA A8.5" - 10"10.2" on 9"2583110.51477@4426.1
                        45,000 MileASYBSW500 AA A8.5" - 10"10.2" on 9"2583110.51477@5126.1
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