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Michelin Pilot Super Sport. Tire for Comfortable and Smooth Ride

8.9Expert Score
Exceptional


Max Performance Summer

Wet Performance
9
Dry performance
9.5
Comfort performance
8.8
Treadwear performance
8.1
Michelin

The Michelin Pilot Super Sport is a great choice for drivers who are looking for a high-performance tire with excellent both wet and dry traction features. The tires offer a quiet and calm ride, making them ideal for those who want to travel in comfort.

Michelin Pilot Super Sport outperforms 98% of tires in the Max Performance Summer category.
Positives
  • Comfortable and smooth ride quality
  • Excellent grip and handling on wet and dry surfaces
  • Predictable and stable on the road
  • High level of hydroplaning resistance
Negatives
  • The tires are not usable in winter

Tread Pattern & Technical Specs

The Pilot Super Sport is a summer tire with the highest level of performance. At first, it was produced as Original Equipment on several of the world’s most special vehicles, including the exclusive, limited-edition Ferrari 599 GTO.

The Pilot Super Sport tires were created for drivers who care about how tire technology improves their vehicle’s efficiency and safety. The Max Performance Summer tire performance envelope by providing durability, handling, and traction while extending tread life.

Michelin Pilot Super Sport Tread Pattern

Pilot Super Sport tires are developed to offer consistent performance and durability by combining Max Performance driving characteristics with extended tread wear, building on the success of racing tires intended for Prototype and GT class cars at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, 12 Hours of Sebring, and Road Atlanta’s Petit Lemans.

Wet performance

Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires are designed for excellent traction in wet conditions. They feature good wet traction and handling, making them a great choice for driving in all kinds of rain. The Super Sport performs well in wet conditions, providing great hydroplaning resistance, controllability, and traction on the road.

9Expert Score
Exceptional

Hydroplaning resistance
8.9
Wet traction
9

Dry performance

The Michelin Pilot Super Sport is a high-performance tire that offers excellent traction and handling in dry conditions. Its predictable cornering, steering, and braking characteristics make it a great choice for drivers who need reliability and stability on a dry surface. The tire’s long tread lifespan ensures that it will provide consistent performance mile after mile.

9.5Expert Score
Exceptional

Cornering stability
9.6
Dry traction
9.6
Steering response
9.4

Comfort performance

The Michelin Pilot Super Sport is a great choice for anyone looking for a tire that offers excellent ride comfort and handling controllability. The tires produce low noise levels, making them ideal for those who want a smooth and quiet ride. Overall, the Michelin Pilot Super Sport provides a stable and decent ride, making it a great choice for those who don`t want to sacrifice their comfort.

8.8Expert Score
Exceptional

Ride quality
8.9
Noise score
8.7

Winter & snow performance

The Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires are not intended for any snow conditions. The tires lose grip and traction even on light snow at low speed. Braking is very rough which may result in sliding on the ice surface.

7.7Expert Score
Good

Light Snow Traction
8.3
Deep Snow Traction
7.7
Ice Traction
7.1

How Michelin Pilot Super Sport Looks in Reality

Summary

The Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires are a great choice for those who are looking for a reliable and high-performing tire. The tire offers excellent grip and handling on both wet and dry surfaces, making it a great choice for all kinds of driving conditions. The Michelin Pilot Super Sport is also a great choice for those who want a comfortable and smooth ride, as the tires produce low noise levels.

However, the Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires are not usable in winter due to their lack of traction and braking ability on snow and ice. Overall, the Michelin Pilot Super Sport is a great choice for anyone who wants a reliable and high-performing tire that offers a comfortable ride.

Will the Michelin Pilot Super Sports live up to our expectations?

Tire sizes & specifications

Tire sizeLoad index/ Speed ratingUTQGMax loadMax InflationTread DepthTire WeightWheel DiameterRim Width RangeMeasured Rim WidthSection WidthTread WidthOverall DiameterRevs Per MileCountry
205/45ZR17(88Y) XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″20 lbs176.5-7.5″7″8.1″7.7″24.3″858US
225/35ZR18(87Y) XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″20 lbs187.5-9″8″9.1″8.2″24.2″859FR
225/40ZR1892Y XL300 AA A50 psi9/32″20 lbs187.5-9″8″9.1″7.7″25.1″829FR
225/40ZR1888Y SL300 AA A51 psi9/32″21 lbs187.5-9″8″9.1″7.9″25.1″829FR
225/40ZR1892Y XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″20 lbs187.5-9″8″9.1″7.7″25.1″829FR
225/45ZR18(95Y) XL300 AA A50 psi9/32″22 lbs187-8.5″7.5″8.9″7.6″25.9″802FR
225/45ZR18(95Y) XL300 AA A50 psi9/32″22 lbs187-8.5″7.5″8.9″7.6″25.9″802FR
245/35ZR1892Y XL300 AA A50 psi9/32″22 lbs188-9.5″8.5″9.7″9.2″24.8″840FR
245/40ZR18(93Y) SL300 AA A51 psi10/32″24 lbs188-9.5″8.5″9.8″8.7″25.7″809FR
245/40ZR1897Y XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″24 lbs188-9.5″8.5″9.8″8.6″25.7″809FR
255/35ZR18(94Y) XL300 AA A50 psi8.5/32″24 lbs188.5-10″9″10.2″9″25″832US
255/40ZR18(99Y) XL300 AA A51 psi9.5/32″23 lbs188.5-10″9″10.2″8.1″26″799FR
255/40ZR18(95Y) SL300 AA A51 psi10/32″24 lbs189-10″9″10.2″8.5″26″799FR
255/40ZR18(99Y) XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″25 lbs188.5-10″9″10.2″9.2″26″799US
255/40ZR18(99Y) XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″25 lbs188.5-10″9″10.2″9.2″26″799US
265/40ZR18101Y XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″27 lbs189-10.5″9.5″10.7″9.7″26.3″790FR
265/40ZR18(97Y) SL300 AA A51 psi10/32″27 lbs189-10.5″9.5″10.7″9.8″26.3″790FR
275/40ZR18(99Y) SL300 AA A51 psi10/32″27 lbs189-11″9.5″10.9″9.5″26.7″780FR
285/35ZR18(101Y) XL300 AA A51 psi9.5/32″28 lbs189.5-11″10″11.4″11.1″25.9″804FR
295/35ZR18(103Y) XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″28 lbs1810-11.5″10.5″11.9″10.8″26.1″797FR
235/35ZR19(91Y) XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″23 lbs198-9.5″8.5″9.5″9″25.5″817FR
235/35ZR19(91Y) XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″22 lbs198-9.5″8.5″9.5″8.7″25.5″817FR
245/35ZR19(93Y) XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″23 lbs198-9.5″8.5″9.8″8.8″25.8″807FR
245/35ZR1993Y XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″23 lbs198-9.5″8.5″9.8″8.8″25.8″807FR
255/35ZR19(96Y) XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″23 lbs198.5-10″9″10.2″8.6″26″799US
255/35ZR19(96Y) XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″24 lbs198.5-10″9″10.2″9.2″26″799US
255/35ZR19(96Y) XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″24 lbs198.5-10″9″10.2″9.2″26″799FR
255/35ZR19(92Y) SL300 AA A51 psi10/32″24 lbs198.5-10″9″10.2″9.2″26″799US
255/45ZR19(100Y) SL300 AA A51 psi9/32″27 lbs198-9.5″8.5″10″8.6″28.1″741FR
255/45ZR19(100Y) SL300 AA A51 psi9/32″27 lbs198-9.5″8.5″10″8.6″28.1″741FR
265/35ZR19(98Y) XL300 AA A50 psi9/32″27 lbs199-10.5″9.5″10.7″9.6″26.3″790US
265/35ZR19(98Y) XL300 AA A50 psi9/32″25 lbs199-10.5″9.5″10.7″9.5″26.3″790FR
265/35ZR19(98Y) XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″26 lbs199-10.5″9.5″10.7″9.4″26.3″790FR
265/35ZR19(98Y) XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″25 lbs199-10.5″9.5″10.7″9.3″26.3″790FR
265/35ZR1998Y XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″26 lbs199-10.5″9.5″10.7″9.4″26.3″790FR
265/40ZR19(102Y) XL300 AA A50 psi9/32″25 lbs199-10.5″9.5″10.7″9.4″27.4″760FR
275/35R19(96Y) SL300 AA A51 psi10/32″27 lbs199-11″9.5″10.9″10″26.6″783FR
275/35ZR19(100Y) XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″26 lbs199-11″9.5″10.9″9.6″26.6″783US
285/30ZR19(98Y) XL300 AA A50 psi9.5/32″26 lbs199.5-10.5″10″11.4″10.4″25.8″807FR
285/40ZR19(103Y) SL300 AA A51 psi9/32″30 lbs199.5-11″10″11.4″11.2″28″743FR
295/30ZR19(100Y) XL300 AA A50 psi9/32″31 lbs1910-11″10.5″11.8″10.7″26″799US
295/30ZR19(100Y) XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″28 lbs1910-11″10.5″11.9″11.5″26″799FR
295/35ZR19(104Y) XL300 AA A50 psi9/32″28 lbs1910-11.5″10.5″11.9″10.2″27.1″767FR
295/35ZR19(100Y) SL300 AA A51 psi7.5/32″29 lbs1910-11.5″10.5″11.9″10″27.1″767US
295/35ZR19(104Y) XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″28 lbs1910-11.5″10.5″11.9″10.3″27.1″767FR
305/35ZR19(102Y) SL300 AA A51 psi8/32″31 lbs1910-12″11″12.3″10.7″27.4″758US
345/30ZR19(109Y) XL300 AA A50 psi9/32″34 lbs1911.5-12.5″12″13.8″12.7″27.2″765US
245/35ZR20(95Y) XL300 AA A50 psi9/32″23 lbs208-9.5″8.5″9.8″8.4″26.8″777FR
245/35R2095Y XL300 AA A50 psi9/32″23 lbs208-9.5″8.5″9.8″8.6″26.8″777FR
245/35ZR20(95Y) XL300 AA A50 psi9/32″23 lbs208-9.5″8.5″9.8″8.8″26.8″777FR
245/35ZR20(95Y) XL300 AA A50 psi9/32″24 lbs208-9.5″8.5″9.8″8.5″26.8″777FR
245/35ZR20(95Y) XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″23 lbs208-9.5″8.5″9.8″8.5″26.8″777FR
245/40ZR20(99Y) XL300 AA A50 psi9/32″26 lbs208-9.5″8.5″9.8″8.7″27.7″750FR
255/40ZR20(101Y) XL300 AA A50 psi9/32″27 lbs208.5-10″9″10.2″10″28″742FR
265/30ZR20(94Y) XL300 AA A50 psi9/32″24 lbs209-10″9.5″10.7″8.9″26.3″791FR
265/35ZR20(99Y) XL300 AA A50 psi9/32″25 lbs209-10.5″9.5″10.7″9.7″27.3″761FR
265/35ZR20(99Y) XL300 AA A50 psi9/32″25 lbs209-10.5″9.5″10.7″9.7″27.3″761FR
275/30R2097Y XL300 AA A50 psi9/32″27 lbs209-10″9.5″10.9″9.8″26.5″784FR
275/35ZR20(102Y) XL300 AA A50 psi9/32″27 lbs209-11″9.5″10.9″9.7″27.6″755FR
285/25ZR20(93Y) XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″26 lbs2010.5-10.5″10.5″11.6″9.9″25.6″813FR
285/30ZR20(99Y) XL300 AA A50 psi7/32″24 lbs209.5-10.5″10″11.4″9.5″26.8″777FR
285/30ZR20(99Y) XL300 AA A50 psi7/32″24 lbs209.5-10.5″10″11.4″9.5″26.8″777FR
285/30ZR20(99Y) XL300 AA A50 psi9/32″26 lbs209.5-10.5″10″11.4″9.9″26.8″777FR
285/30ZR20(99Y) XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″26 lbs209.5-10.5″10″11.4″10″26.8″777FR
285/35ZR20(104Y) XL300 AA A50 psi9/32″30 lbs209.5-11″10″11.4″10.1″27.9″746FR
295/30ZR20(101Y) XL300 AA A50 psi9/32″29 lbs2010-11″10.5″11.9″11.6″27″770FR
295/30ZR20(101Y) XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″29 lbs2010-11″10.5″11.9″9.4″27″770FR
295/35ZR20(105Y) XL300 AA A50 psi9/32″30 lbs2010-11.5″10.5″11.9″11.5″28.1″740FR
305/30ZR20(103Y) XL300 AA A50 psi9/32″31 lbs2010.5-11.5″11″12.3″27.2″764FR
305/30ZR20(103Y) XL300 AA A51 psi10/32″31 lbs2010.5-12″11″12.3″11.5″27.2″764FR
315/35ZR20(110Y) XL300 AA A50 psi7/32″33 lbs2010.5-12.5″11″12.6″11.5″28.7″726FR
335/30ZR20(108Y) XL300 AA A50 psi9/32″35 lbs2011.5-12.5″12″13.5″12.4″28″744US
245/35ZR21(96Y) XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″25 lbs218-9.5″8.5″9.8″9.1″27.8″749US
265/35ZR21(101Y) XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″27 lbs219-10.5″9.5″10.7″9.5″28.3″735US
285/35ZR21105Y XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″29 lbs219.5-11″10″11.4″9.6″28.9″721FR
325/30ZR21108Y XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″33 lbs2111-12″11.5″13″11.3″28.7″725FR
275/35ZR22(104Y) XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″29 lbs229-11″9.5″10.9″9.6″29.6″703FR
295/30ZR22(103Y) XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″31 lbs2210-11″10.5″11.8″11.1″29″717FR
305/30ZR22(105Y) XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″33 lbs2210.5-11.5″11″12.3″10.9″29.3″711FR
305/35ZR22(110Y) XL300 AA A50 psi10/32″35 lbs2210-12″11″12.3″30.4″684FR

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