(1) snow braking performance, 3PMSF - MICHELIN Alpin 5 is approved for use in snow conditions (with 3PMSF marking).
(2) wet braking performance - MICHELIN Alpin 5 is rated "B" on the Wet Grip Item of the European labelling scale.
(3) Alpin 6's traction on snow - Snow and wet braking tests conducted by TÜV SÜD Product Service, on Michelin's request, December 2017-January 2018, on dimension 205/55 R16 91H on VW Golf 7 comparing MICHELIN Alpin 6 tyre versus MICHELIN Alpin 5 tyre. MICHELIN Alpin 6 tyre is 6% better in wet braking and +8% better in snow braking than Michelin Alpin 5 tyre.
(4) longevity - MICHELIN Alpin 5, 3rd in the overall ranking, has the best longevity within the Premium Brands in the comparative test conducted by Auto Bild on dimension 225/50 R17, published the 6th of October 2017.