Michelin Latitude tour HP

The Michelin Latitude tour HP is a Touring All Season tyre designed to be fitted to SUV and 4x4s.

This tyre replaced the Michelin Latitude Tour and this tyre has been replaced by the Michelin Latitude Tour 3.

Dry Grip 79%
Wet Grip 66%
Road Feedback 66%
Handling 67%
Wear 71%
Comfort 79%
Buy again 57%
Snow Grip 59%
Ice Grip 42%

Tyre review data from 30 tyre reviews averaging 65% over 858,660 miles driven.

The Latitude tour HP is ranked 16th of 21 All Season Touring tyres.

Latest Tyre Test Results

2017 ACE SUV Summer Tyre Test - 11th of 11 tyres

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2017 ADAC SUV Summer Tyre Test - 14th of 15 tyres

  • Positive - Best wear result, low fuel consumption
  • Negative - Weak in the wet
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2017 Tyre Tests

  • 11th: 2017 ACE SUV Summer Tyre Test (215/60 R17)
  • 14th: 2017 ADAC SUV Summer Tyre Test (215/65 R16)
  • Size Fuel Wet Noise Weight
    215/60 R16 95H   C C 69 10.14kgs
    215/65 R16 98H   C C 69 11.63kgs
    215/70 R16 100H   C C 69 12.39kgs
    275/70 R16 114H   C C 71 17.63kgs
    235/55 R17 99H   C C 69 12.86kgs
    235/55 R17 99V   C B 71 11.75kgs
    215/60 R17 96H   C C 69 11.90kgs
    235/65 R17 104V MO C C 71 13.86kgs
    235/65 R17 104V AO E C 69 14.10kgs
    235/65 R17 104H MO C C 71 13.86kgs
    235/50 R18 97V   C C 69 12.95kgs
    235/55 R18 100V   C C 69 13.53kgs
    255/55 R18 105V N0 B B 71 14.00kgs
    255/55 R18 109H XL *DT C E 71 19.21kgs
    255/55 R18 105H MO C C 71 14.31kgs
    255/55 R18 109V XL N1 B C 71 15.75kgs
    255/55 R18 109V XL   B C 71 15.52kgs
    225/60 R18 100H   C C 71 12.43kgs
    235/60 R18 107V XL JLR B C 69 14.10kgs
    235/60 R18 107V XL JLRDT A C 69 13.10kgs
    235/60 R18 103H   C C 69 14.58kgs
    235/60 R18 103H AO C C 69 14.55kgs
    235/60 R18 103V N0 B B 71 13.00kgs
    235/60 R18 103V   B C 69 14.66kgs
    255/60 R18 112V XL   C C 71 15.30kgs
    265/60 R18 109H   B E 71 16.10kgs
    285/60 R18 120V XL   C C 71 18.09kgs
    235/65 R18 110V XL JLR A C 71 13.75kgs
    235/65 R18 104H   E C 71 15.17kgs
    255/70 R18 116V XL LR A C 70 16.00kgs
    275/45 R19 108V XL N0 C C 71 13.82kgs
    255/50 R19 103V N0 B B 71 14.60kgs
    255/50 R19 107H XL *DT C B 71 18.39kgs
    255/50 R19 107H XL MO C C 71 15.52kgs
    255/50 R19 107W XL   B B 72 14.48kgs
    265/50 R19 110V XL N0 B C 71 15.24kgs
    235/55 R19 101H AO C C 69 14.50kgs
    235/55 R19 101V N0 B B 71 13.80kgs
    255/55 R19 111V XL   B C 71 15.63kgs
    255/55 R19 111W XL JLR B C 71 15.40kgs
    295/40 R20 106V N0 B B 68 15.15kgs
    245/45 R20 99W   C C 71 13.45kgs
    245/45 R20 103W XL LR B C 71 13.45kgs
    265/45 R20 104V N0 B B 71 13.80kgs
    255/50 R20 109W XL JLR B C 71 15.48kgs
    235/55 R20 102H   C C 71 15.35kgs
    255/60 R20 113V XL LR A C 70 15.60kgs
    265/45 R21 104W JLR C C 71 15.60kgs

    Questions and Answers for the Michelin Latitude tour HP

    2016-11-04 - Are Michelin Lattitude tour HP M+S rated?

    Yes, the Michelin Latitude Tour HP is M+S rated

    2020-09-25 - According to Michelin and my local dealer this is a summer tyre, not an all-season. I assume it is not then 3PMSF rated either. Can you confirm please? Keep up the good work and testing.

    You are correct, it is not 3PMSF marked, but it is known as an all season tyre in the north american market.

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    215/65 R16 £125.98 - £129.65 (2 Prices) Compare Prices >>
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    Top 3 Michelin Latitude tour HP Reviews

    Given 60% while driving a Ford Escape (235/50 R18) on a combination of roads for 54,000 average miles
    These tires were on a new 2019 Ford Escape and driven easily by a senior. 40% was high speed freeway driving at 115km/hr-120.
    They lasted to 54k km and I could have stretched another 60k km if I was not going into winter.
    Very early tread wearout and I won't buy again. Also one tire belt failed so I bought a new set of 4 at 54k km.
    Helpful 21 - tyre reviewed on November 23, 2023
    Land Rover freelander (225/45 R17) on a combination of roads for 1,000 average miles
    Just a comment to Freelander 1 drivers after reading a couple of bad reviews here - when replacing the Michelin synchros with tour hps you must change all 4 as the diameter is slightly larger and this causes major problems with the VCU.
    Helpful 129 - tyre reviewed on February 23, 2014
    Given 34% while driving a (225/65 R17) on for 0 miles
    Those are the WORST tires I've ever had. They come with my Honda CRV factory fitted and they made me never look again for any Michelin's. The are bad on dry (cold or hot weather) - incredible long braking, whistle on any curve even when driving slowly they sound as you are on rally and very often they turn on 4x4 when starting on traffic light. In wet they are even worse and I tried them only once when snowing - it was yet only wet snow - the car is unpredictable.
    Helpful 67 - tyre reviewed on October 31, 2017
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    Latest Michelin Latitude tour HP Reviews

    Given 57% while driving a Ford Escape (235/45 R18) on a combination of roads for 9,200 average miles
    These Michelin Latitude Tour tires ride well and are quiet. However tread wear on these OEM tires is terrible, 15,000 kms on them after they were supplied new on a Ford Escape and they are worn down from 11/32 when new to 5/32 remaining, 55% of the tread is worn off. My friend also had these Michelins supplied OEM on a Chev Equinox and experienced the same results, in one year of average driving from new his tires wore off to the point they had to be replaced, he wrote a very sharply worded letter to Michelin for all the good it did. In the fine print with your new vehicles paperwork Michelin has now stopped providing a tread wear warranty on these when they come OEM on a new vehicle. I don’t know what the difference is between when these are supplied new on a vehicle as compared to when you buy them as replacements but some people are reporting great tread life when they’ve bought these off the shelf.
    Helpful 16 - tyre reviewed on June 11, 2022
    Given 73% while driving a Kia Motors Sportage (215/70 R16) on mostly town for 0 easy going miles
    Last for 11 years(2011-2022) as OEM on KIA Sportage 1.7 2011. I drive them only from April-november. No garage, harsh sun every day. But on snow catastrophic. Had to buy winter ones. Now they are all cracked but I still drive them maybe few weeks untill I find new ones. When accelerate hard they slip a lot but overall very good tire. Expensive not affordable for change.
    Helpful 22 - tyre reviewed on May 28, 2022
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    Given 57% while driving a Hyundai ix35 (215/70 R16) on a combination of roads for 44,000 average miles
    Family member owns this car so I feel like reviewing it as these were OEM tires. As we all know Hyundai ix35 is one of the most dullard cars to drive with dynamics of a pig however these tires surprise me with their price considering it really isn't worth such a premium with such boring performance, you're paying for the brand on this instance. I drive all the cars spirited so I should provide a comprehensive report of how they handle and feel. - Dry and Wet handling: Even on a car that's also FWD as a Hyundai ix35 it performs fairly well considering this is an All Season tire and to be frank I never recommend them but it took me by surprise. You can definitely extract some of the dry grip while having comfort from this tire if this is what you care for, it won't disappoint as it has predictable balance of safe understeer, you won't need to guess when you start skidding. It's no UHP tire as I have PS4 on my Audi A6 C6 coupled with AWD and new Bilstein B6 dampers with Eibach springs; left a review before here so I seek sportiness but if I had to compromise it wouldn't be terrible but not my cup of tea. Wet grip is ghastly however. Numpty as it can be, already a car with understeer tendencies and this tire is exacerbating it. No balance whatsoever in the wet, managed to lose grip before in the car almost ending up in the ditch, can't fathom how a high profile tire struggled to communicate loss of grip especially. Below 3 mm tread it is absolutely scary, at 90 kmh on a non-sharp bend in the wet it felt like the wheels were sinking in wanting to aquaplane. Not recommended in the wet. It was as ghastly as it can be, worst tire I have tried in terms of wet grip. How vastly different are PS4 or even Turanza T001 compared to these, insanity, it's not worth the premium. Tire pressures won't help as it isn't sensitive to tire pressures, I attempted to mix pressures + front - back/- front + back to get the car handle better but to no avail. It only denotes that this is not a performance tire. - Snow and Ice handling: usually my family member switches these to winter tires however this tire has seen snow and ice before. Surprisingly adequate. Wasn't half bad in light snow, can push the car and it will grip, somehow the car was neutral rather than veer into understeer. Deeper snow provided massive struggle but in cold and damp roads it was pretty safe. Ice was also surprisingly better than my Continental WinterContact TS860 tires. These did not struggle and bit the road surface with patches of ice without an issue. On full ice it proved to be marginally faster than my car even with AWD. I guess it's due to compound of the tire and tire block flex that dictates the car's balance with these tires. - Feedback: look far away from these tires if you care about road feedback. There is none at all, only communication you'll get is from the chassis and if it isn't communicative as well you're in for trouble. Ultimately a car equipped with electric power steering robs feel and feedback making the steering as light as feather transmuting a dull and uninspiring drive. Tire gives no resistance on the steering wheel, no positive feel or feedback. Mentioned previously how I almost caused a car accident due to lackluster feel; on a high profile tire progressiveness is the main aspect and I couldn't even feel it. Truly horrid and lackluster unless you really want to isolate your driving that much - you won't feel bump-steer, vibrations or heft with these tires so go ahead if you want a disconnected experience. - Comfort: slightly firmer car and underdamped suspension was no issue for it. These tires are of topic I'd include comfort. Its main highlight is that it absorbs bumps, irregularities and vibrations effortlessly. On such a dull chassis it managed to make a ride supple, helped a lot with roads that were in bad condition as well as gravel roads, it floated like a carpet! This is the result of a tire being overly high profile with soft sidewalls. My TS860 is slightly softer I would say but this is still 10/10 in that category unlike PS4 where if encountered gravel roads I'd feel like my teeth are being smashed even at 10 kmh but all round absorbed irregularities in the roads supremely and handled like it was on rails. - Wear: hard wearing tire, it lasted quite a while and vastly impressed by that. Most of my tires are in 10k-15k range sometimes 20k range so I rate this blissfully perfect. Overall: if you want a boring, "safe", uninspiring ride then this all season tire is for you. I really think there's better competition than this and for a cheaper price, it's only comfort and wear that's superb on them but I had WinterContact TS860 which was super comfy and it had superb handling capabilties maybe even more exciting as they liked to oversteer a bit in snow and it was a winter tire at that. If they weren't so high wearing these tires maybe would provide handling capabilities. These tires have good heat resistance so it's safe to use them if you don't push them and drive sensibly at or under speed limit with some marginals for over the limit.
    Helpful 18 - tyre reviewed on September 4, 2021
    Given 39% while driving a Ford Kuga (235/55 R17) on a combination of roads for 18,000 average miles
    After 18000 miles and 3 years of not satisfying usage my latter feelings are "Finally I got rid of them.". They came on my newly bought 2017 Ford Kuga AWD. There were always a feel of numbness. Grip was not bad on dry but you always had a doubt because of less feedback. On wet, situation was worse because of lesser feedback, you just couldn't rely on those rubber. They were M+S tyres but on snow, what you need was a proper winter tyre. On light off road conditions they were not bad. Maybe one and only good thing about these tyres were that. Beside those, there was an odd case of "Constant nail, screw penetration". A total of 4 penetrations caused 4 patches. And maybe 4 or 5 more were cleaned out by me before fully sink into. That made me think that the tyre pattern was susceptible for penetration; grabbing nails, etc. Maybe there were some miles left in those tyres but after 3 years rubber became degenerate, ruptured and I decided to throw them away. Michelin is not a bad tyre manufacturer this is obvious but some oem tyres like those which made for car manufacturers are, I guess, not have the same quality as the tyre brand's other tyres. And I want to believe that this was the case. Today I change winter tyres (2 years old Falken Eurowinter HS01s) with newly bought Falken Azenis FK510 SUVs.
    Helpful 21 - tyre reviewed on April 13, 2021
    Given 82% while driving a Ford Kuga (235/55 R17) on a combination of roads for 21,000 average miles
    21,000 miles on the clock and haven't needed a new tyre yet. Front 2 are almost ready to be replaced, back to still have a few thousand miles left in them.
    Helpful 20 - tyre reviewed on December 7, 2020
    Given 89% while driving a Honda CR V III (225/45 R17) on mostly motorways for 57,000 average miles
    Have them for 90000 km on my CRV III, brilliant tyres super quiet, gripping as new even after so many kms. Tread still good, only sidewalls are cracking lightly, I live in a sunny place so this is normal. Mostly on motorways with a few off road visits, not tested on thick snow nor ice. Never had a puncture nor any air loss, this could also be due to luck though. I will definitely buy them again although cannot anymore find them on my dimensions and will have to settle for 235/60 or 235/55, instead of 225/60, not sure if that will will be appropriate though.
    Helpful 23 - tyre reviewed on August 17, 2020
    Given 82% while driving a Porsche Macan Diesel S (255/50 R19 V) on mostly motorways for 65,000 average miles
    These came as a no cost option OEM on my Porsche Macan S Diesel. They were described as All Season but I believe they are sold in some markets as only Summer tyres. I found them to be predictable, comfortable and incredibly long lasting. In all the time I had them I only saw the traction control light come on once, and never any surprises going into tightening bends or roundabouts, dry or wet.

    After 65,000 miles on the original set I sold the car with 3 mm on each tyre, even without being able to rotate them (fronts are 235/55, rears 255/50). It might have been because they were N0 rated (Porsche spec) but they rode well, never harsh with plenty of communication. In hindsight they did occasionally float over a succession of bumps, but I only realised this when my Macan S replacement with 21" 295/35 arrived, and copes with the same section of road without any lurching. This might be due to the reduced tyre wall though. Personally I would not hesitate to have them again. Worth the extra money every time and highly recommended
    Helpful 18 - tyre reviewed on November 13, 2019
    Given 84% while driving a Porsche Macan Diesel S (295/40 R20 V) on a combination of roads for 23,000 average miles
    My Porsche Macan (with air/suspension/drive management) was fitted with this tyre from new. They have performed brilliantly on all surfaces and in all conditions and never let me down feeling exceptionally safe and in touch with the road. I have just replaced the rears (dominant driving wheels) despite them having ample legal tread and restored quiet controlled running. Michelin Latitude Tour HP are well suited M + S tyres for my car - recommended.
    Helpful 24 - tyre reviewed on October 4, 2019
    Given 90% while driving a Volvo xc70, 2.4t, 200bhp (215/65 R16 H) on a combination of roads for 25,000 average miles
    I got these tyres with the car but they are very nice tyres. They last fort over 40k kilometers (25k miles) and they were not new when I bought the car and they are not totally gone at the moment though I am looking for replacement. I do corner the car faster than what would be best for the longest life of its tyres so this is not bad at all.

    If they were not so expensive, it would be a no-brainer. Second thing is I have wintertyres too so maybe I buy summertyres instead if these all season tyres. That's why it became an eight at the the end of the day if one asks me whether or not I would buy them again.
    Helpful 36 - tyre reviewed on July 27, 2018
    Given 86% while driving a Honda CR V III (225/60 R18) on mostly motorways for 75,000 average miles
    Have 50 thousand km on them, excellent tire, can still go another 10 thousand km easy , mostly driven on highway, no noise at all still after 3.5 years with them, excellent handling in dry mainly still after so many km and years and in a warm environment , worth every cent and I will buy them again when time comes. For people who complain about not so good handling, go check and change your shock absorbers, especially the front, this is 99% where the issue is and not the tires.
    Helpful 33 - tyre reviewed on August 25, 2017
    Given 77% while driving a Volvo XC60 (235/60 R18) on mostly motorways for 45 spirited miles
    Overall, for the price of the tire, I expected more.

    The car is a Volvo xc60, T6, AWD (300hp)

    Dry traction very good
    Wet traction, good but not great
    Don't feel connected to the road, they feel a bit "floaty"
    Soft in corners, but do hold them
    No noise at all, but a bit soft
    Wouldn't buy again at the prices I see them at
    Helpful 55 - tyre reviewed on August 22, 2017
    Given 100% while driving a BMW X3 (235/55 R17 H) on mostly town for 7,000 average miles
    already 1year/10k km with these tyres and i feel happy for my purchase. ok it is an expensive tyre (180euros each) but they worth. i have no experience in wet conditions because in my country it is raining rarely. also i am driving 99% on road (no offroading). even at top speeds of 130-150km/h the tyres give me perfect grip and feedback. hope they will last long time. would buy again
    Helpful 29 - tyre reviewed on December 18, 2015