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Michelin Pilot Sport EV

Michelin Pilot Sport EV Review - How Does It Stack Up?

Here are the key stats for the Pilot Sport EV, at a glance.
Key Info - Australia
Vehicle SuitabilityPassenger
Driving StylePremium Touring Summer
Release Date2021
Run Flat?No


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Michelin Pilot Sport EV in Australia

This offering by Michelin has been around in Australia for about 3 years. Especially designed for regular passenger (non-SUV) vehicles, it comes in a total of 41 sizes.

This premium touring summer tyre is a solid option for those looking for a summer tyre in the premium end of the market. Note that it is not a runflat tyre.

Read on to see how it stacks up against the competition!

How We Reviewed The Pilot Sport EV Tyres

We've analysed the results of the following tyre benchmarks to carry out a data-driven review of the Pilot Sport EV tyres.

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Benchmark Test Data

Here are the results from a number of magazine tests and benchmarks done on the Pilot Sport EV tyres. Bear in mind that these results are more subjective than the EU results.
Dry PerformanceGood
Wet PerformanceGood


Based on the results of a number of tyre benchmarks, including those below, the Pilot Sport EV scores 4 out of 5 for comfort.

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With a UTQG treadwear rating of 320, the Pilot Sport EV would theoretically last 3.2 times longer than a tyre with a treadwear rating of 100.


The UTQG system measures traction as straight-line braking in dry conditions. The scale is AA, A, B, C, with AA being the best grade, and C the worst.

These tyres score a grade of B.

Temperature Resistance

The UTQG temperature resistance tests measure how well tyres can dissipate heat that builds up due to friction with the road. The scale is A, B, C, with A being the highest grade.

These tyres score a grade of A.


The Pilot Sport EV tyres have a warranty of 6 years.

Comparisons With Similar Tyres

Still undecided as to whether to go with these premuim touring summer tyres? Check out our data-driven comparisons to similar tyres on the market in Australia!


The Pilot Sport EV tyres are a solid choice for anyone looking to replace their car rubber with some tyres designed for premuim touring summer action.

In terms of data out of the US, they have the following UTQG ratings:

  • Treadwear: 320
  • Traction: B (scale: AA, A, B, C)
  • Temperature Resistance: A (scale: A, B, C)

Full Size List (click to show)

Below is a list of all 41 sizes of the Pilot Sport EV tyres sold in Australia, sorted by tyre width. Select your preferred size to compare prices across multiple suppliers.

255/40 R20 101V XL
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