Michelin Pilot Exalto

The Michelin Pilot Exalto is a Summer Ultra High Performance tyre designed to be fitted to a Passenger Car.

Michelin Pilot Exalto
81%[average]
Dry Grip
86%
Wet Grip
81%
Road Feedback
76%
Progressiveness
80%
Wear
83%
Comfort
77%
Buy Again
83%

Michelin Pilot Exalto Reviews

89%
Breakdown Score
  • Dry Grip 9
  • Wet Grip 9
  • Road Feedback 10
  • Handling 9
  • Wear 8
  • Comfort 7
  • Buy again 10

Tyre reviewed on

A Combination of Roads for 33,771 Average miles

Renault r11

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Tyre size reviewed: 195-50-15-V
86%
Breakdown Score
  • Dry Grip 9
  • Wet Grip 8
  • Road Feedback 9
  • Handling 9
  • Wear 7
  • Comfort 8
  • Buy again 10

Tyre reviewed on

Mostly Motorways for 25,000 Spirited miles

Renault Clio 1.6 16v

Pilot exalto on clio sport was superb. would definitely buy again..

Tyre size reviewed: 195-55-15-
96%
Breakdown Score
  • Dry Grip 10
  • Wet Grip 9
  • Road Feedback 9
  • Handling 10
  • Wear 10
  • Comfort 9
  • Buy again 10

Tyre reviewed on

A Combination of Roads for 20,000 Average miles

Honda Civic 1.6 Coupe Type S

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Tyre size reviewed: 225-45-17-
90%
Breakdown Score
  • Dry Grip 9
  • Wet Grip 9
  • Road Feedback 9
  • Handling 9
  • Wear 9
  • Comfort 9
  • Buy again 9

Tyre reviewed on

A Combination of Roads for 30,000 Spirited miles

Volkswagen Polo 1.4 16V Sport

One of my favorite car tyres ever.

No faults and very good in everything, even better than the previous GoodYear Eagle F1 on the same car in noise, confort and wheel protection.

Written for the original Michelin Exalto.

Tyre size reviewed: 225-45-17-
0%

Tyre reviewed on

A Combination of Roads for 50,000 Spirited miles

Honda DC5 INTEGRA TYPE R

Brilliant tyre hands down.excellent all rounder.Amazing grip.long lasting value for money!

Tyre size reviewed: 225-45-17-
80%
Breakdown Score
  • Dry Grip 8
  • Wet Grip 7
  • Road Feedback 7
  • Handling 7
  • Wear 10
  • Comfort 7
  • Buy again 10

Tyre reviewed on

A Combination of Roads for 50,000 Average miles

Mazda MX5

Just replaced a set of these tyres that had been fitted to my MX5 when new, 8 years ago. 52k having been covered on these tyres and still with 2-3mm of tread remaining, can't complain

Tyre size reviewed: 225-45-17-
57%
Breakdown Score
  • Dry Grip 6
  • Wet Grip 7
  • Road Feedback 5
  • Handling 7
  • Wear 7
  • Comfort 5
  • Buy again 3

Tyre reviewed on

A Combination of Roads for 25,000 Spirited miles

Citro├źn C2 VTS

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Tyre size reviewed: 195-45-16-V
92%
Breakdown Score
  • Dry Grip 10
  • Wet Grip 10
  • Handling 0
  • Comfort 6
  • Buy again 10

Tyre reviewed on

A Combination of Roads for 100,000 Spirited miles

Toyota Celica GTi

Fantastic tyre. I wouldn't use anything else. I started with the "Pilot II" before the "Exalto", and I tried a couple of other (premium) brands, but they felt completely wrong, and I had to go back to the Michelin Pilots.

Tyre size reviewed: 205-55-15-V
69%
Breakdown Score
  • Dry Grip 8
  • Wet Grip 7
  • Road Feedback 10
  • Handling 8
  • Wear 4
  • Comfort 4
  • Buy again 7

Tyre reviewed on

A Combination of Roads for 20,000 Average miles

Volkswagen Golf 1.9 Tdi

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Tyre size reviewed: 205-55-16-V
89%
Breakdown Score
  • Dry Grip 10
  • Wet Grip 8
  • Road Feedback 9
  • Handling 7
  • Wear 10
  • Comfort 8
  • Buy again 10

Tyre reviewed on

A Combination of Roads for 100,000 Spirited miles

Renault Clio 182 Trophy

Depending on what you're looking for these are the best all round tyre money can buy.

Have driven 100k miles on them (clio 182)and they outlast the discs! Approx 25k+ out of the fronts and 50k+ out of the rears. In the dry on a warm/hot day they'll match anything the competition can throw at them and will not overheat. In the wet on the road they perform well enough but it's not a soft compound so they will let go (kept up with Evo's and Wrx through the twisty's around Nurburg - they were running wet race tyres).

On a cold very wet track in winter they just won't heat up so if that's what you want them for then they're not for you.
If you do most of your driving on the road and don't want to open your wallet every 5k to 10k miles then you really won't find better.

Sadly they're getting hard to get hold of.

ps - they screech like buggery pushing it hard in the dry, so be warned, any undesirables will hear you coming.

Tyre size reviewed: 225-45-17-

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