The Michelin Pilot Sport 3 PS3 is a Ultra High Performance Summer tyre designed to be fitted to Passenger Cars.
Tyre review data from 298 tyre reviews averaging 83% over 3,982,887 miles driven.
The Pilot Sport 3 PS3 is ranked 17th of 143 Summer Ultra High Performance tyres.
Michelin Pilot Sport VS EV Specific Performance Tyres - 3rd of 3 tyres
2016 ADAC Tyre Test - 225/45 R17 - 10th of 16 tyres
2016 Test World Performance Tyre Test - 7th of 13 tyres
|0/0 R0 0||10.53kgs|
|0/0 R0 0||9.44kgs|
|0/0 R0 0||9.48kgs|
|195/50 R15 82V||E||A||71||7.37kgs|
|195/50 R15 82V||F||A||71||7.58kgs|
|195/45 R16 84V XL||E||A||71||7.81kgs|
|205/45 R16 87W XL||E||A||71||8.08kgs|
|215/45 R16 90V XL AODT1||E||B||71||8.51kgs|
|205/50 R16 87V||E||A||71||8.47kgs|
|215/40 R17 87W XL||E||A||71||8.79kgs|
|245/40 R17 91Y||F||A||71||10.25kgs|
|205/45 R17 88V XL||C||A||70||8.70kgs|
|205/50 R17 93W XL||E||A||71||9.24kgs|
|225/50 R17 98Y XL||E||A||71||10.34kgs|
|245/35 R18 92Y XL||E||A||73||11.32kgs|
|255/35 R18 94Y XL||E||A||71||11.18kgs|
|255/35 R18 94Y XL||C||A||73||12.65kgs|
|275/35 R18 95Y MO||F||A||71||12.00kgs|
|285/35 R18 101Y XL MO1||E||A||73||12.18kgs|
|225/40 R18 92Y XL||C||A||73||11.31kgs|
|225/40 R18 92W XL||E||A||71||9.40kgs|
|225/40 R18 92Y XL||E||A||71||9.81kgs|
|225/40 R18 92W XL||E||A||71||9.53kgs|
|225/40 R18 92Y XL||C||A||70||9.50kgs|
|235/40 R18 95Y XL||E||A||71||10.31kgs|
|235/40 R18 95Y XL MO||E||A||71||10.10kgs|
|235/40 R18 95W XL||E||A||71||10.05kgs|
|245/40 R18 97Y XL AO||E||A||71||11.15kgs|
|245/40 R18 93Y AO||F||A||71||11.15kgs|
|245/40 R18 93Y MO||F||A||71||10.80kgs|
|255/40 R18 99Y XL MO1||E||A||71||11.40kgs|
|215/45 R18 93W XL||E||A||71||9.30kgs|
|225/45 R18 95V XL||E||A||71||10.25kgs|
|225/45 R18 91V||E||A||71||10.07kgs|
|225/45 R18 91W||E||A||71||10.20kgs|
|235/45 R18 98Y XL||E||A||71||10.58kgs|
|245/45 R18 100W XL||E||A||70||11.00kgs|
|235/35 R19 91Y XL||E||A||70||10.90kgs|
|255/35 R19 96Y XL||E||A||73||13.03kgs|
|255/35 R19 96Y XL AO||E||A||71||12.10kgs|
|225/40 R19 93Y XL||E||A||73||11.70kgs|
|245/40 R19 98Y XL||E||A||71||11.77kgs|
|245/40 R19 94Y||E||A||71||11.70kgs|
|255/40 R19 100Y XL AO||E||A||71||13.20kgs|
|255/40 R19 100Y XL MO||E||A||71||13.26kgs|
|275/40 R19 105Y XL MO||E||A||71||13.83kgs|
|275/40 R19 101Y MO||C||A||71||13.20kgs|
|235/45 R19 99W XL||E||A||71||11.62kgs|
|245/45 R19 102Y XL A T0||C||A||71||12.33kgs|
|245/45 R19 102Y XL MO||C||A||71||11.98kgs|
|275/30 R20 97Y XL *MOE||C||A||73||12.51kgs|
|245/35 R20 95Y XL *MOE||C||A||70||12.30kgs|
|245/35 R20 95Y XL A*MOE||C||A||70||12.30kgs|
|285/35 R20 104Y XL MO||E||A||73||14.65kgs|
|255/40 R20 101Y XL MO||E||A||71||13.27kgs|
2016-05-26 - Currently I am using 235/45/18r and planning to change all 4 tyres. Can I replace all 4 tyres to 235/50/18r?
Whether you can make the swap depends on your vehicle suspension layout offering clearance. Usually there should be enough room, but remember changing tyre size affects your vehicle speedo, and is classified as a modification so will need to be declared to the insurance company.
2018-12-31 - Which tyres are better for those who tried these 3? RE003 potenza by bridgestone or michelin ps3 or Hankook Ventus 12 evo 2? There is no ps4 option for 15 inch rims.
As far as I'm aware, no one has tested all three officially. The RE003 gets great reviews in America, but the people I know in the UK tend to prefer the Michelin.
2022-05-21 - I have mazda mx5 nb with 195/50/15 and looking for best tyres performance and feel(balance) wise. Comfort/noise/fuel are low on priority. Looking for best grip on wet and dry and best balance on wet and dry. Currently stuck between Michelin PS3, Dunlop sport bluresponse, Hankook ventus prime 3 and Hankook ventus prime v12 evo2. Of these 4 the michelin, hankook v12 and dunlop are in uhp range, though ventus prime 3 seems to beat dunlops in most tests and dunlops beat v12 in one test. There is little data on ps3 as they are old now. So could ventus prime 3 (which is basically touring tyre) beat older models of uhp tyres?
Newer tyres generally have better wet grip and braking results which are high priority tests in an overall test result, which is why you might see the Prime 3 doing well. If available we recommend looking into the Maxxis HP5 as that is a nice handling tyre in the smaller wheel sizes.
2022-12-22 - Between the Pilot Sport 3 and the Pilot Exalto PE2, which is Michelin’s best performing sporty tyre in a 15 inch size in the absence of a 15 inch PS4? Or would a 15 inch Primacy 4 offer similar levels of performance due to it being a newer tyre compared to the PS3/Exalto?
This is a question I get asked a lot, but sadly haven't tested it myself. I know a lot of Clio RS owners love the Pilot Sport 3 in their small wheel size so that might be the best option from the Michelin range.
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