Michelin Energy Saver - 205/55R16 91H - Summer Tire

Model Number: ‎980956

User Manual for Michelin Energy Saver Tires (205/55R16 91H)

Product Overview

The Michelin Energy Saver is a summer tire designed for passenger vehicles, offering a perfect balance between safety and energy efficiency. With excellent wet grip and low rolling noise, these tires are suitable for drivers seeking a comfortable and economical driving experience.

Installation Instructions

  1. Prepare Your Vehicle: Ensure your vehicle is parked on a flat surface and apply the parking brake.
  2. Remove Existing Tires: Loosen the lug nuts on your current tires and raise the vehicle using a jack. Remove the lug nuts and take off the old tires.
  3. Mount New Tires: Align the Michelin Energy Saver tires with the wheel hubs and secure them by hand-tightening the lug nuts.
  4. Lower Your Vehicle: Carefully lower the vehicle back to the ground using the jack and then tighten the lug nuts with a torque wrench to your vehicle manufacturer's specifications.
  5. Check Tire Pressure: Inflate the tires to the recommended pressure as stated in your vehicle's owner manual.
  6. Balance the Wheels: It is advisable to have your wheels balanced by a professional to ensure even tire wear and optimal performance.

Troubleshooting Tips

  • Poor Handling or Vibration: Check tire pressure and adjust as necessary. If the problem persists, have the tires balanced and alignment checked.
  • Uneven Tire Wear: Rotate your tires according to your vehicle's maintenance schedule or sooner if you notice signs of uneven wear.
  • Noisy Ride: Ensure tires are inflated to the correct pressure. If noise continues, consult with a tire specialist to check for any issues.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the fuel efficiency rating of these tires?

The Michelin Energy Saver tires have a fuel efficiency rating of B, indicating good fuel economy performance.

How do these tires perform in wet conditions?

With an adhesion rating of B, these tires offer solid performance on wet roads, contributing to safer driving in rainy conditions.

What is the noise level produced by these tires?

The tires have a noise level of 70 dB, ensuring a quieter ride compared to many other tires on the market.

Can I use these tires in winter conditions?

No, the Michelin Energy Saver is a summer tire and is not designed for winter conditions. For optimal safety, use winter tires in snowy or icy environments.

Is there a warranty for these tires?

Warranty information is typically provided at the time of purchase. Check with your retailer or the Michelin website for warranty details.

How often should I replace my tires?

Tire lifespan can vary based on driving habits, road conditions, and tire maintenance. Regularly inspect your tires for wear and replace them when the tread depth reaches 1.6mm or as recommended by the manufacturer.

Where are these tires manufactured?

These Michelin Energy Saver tires are manufactured in Germany.

Can I install these tires myself?

While it is possible to install the tires yourself if you have the proper tools and knowledge, it is recommended to have them installed by a professional to ensure safety and proper mounting.

How much does it cost to have these tires mounted?

Mounting costs can vary by location and service provider. It is advisable to call local garages to compare prices, keeping in mind that some may charge additional fees for disposing of old tires.

Are there any newer versions of this tire available?

Yes, Michelin has introduced the Energy Saver Plus, which retains similar road performance characteristics while being even more energy-efficient. Visit the Michelin website or contact a retailer for more information.

What should I do with my old tires?

Old tires can be recycled or disposed of at a local tire recycling facility. Some service stations may offer tire disposal services, possibly for a fee.


The Michelin Energy Saver tires offer an excellent combination of safety, efficiency, and comfort. For any further assistance or questions, please consult the Michelin customer service or your local tire specialist.

FAQ [continued]

Q: What is the brand and model of this tire?
A: The brand is Michelin and the model is Energy Saver.

Q: What are the energy efficiency and wet grip ratings for this tire?
A: The energy efficiency rating is B and the wet grip rating is B.

Q: What is the noise level of this tire?
A: The noise level is 70 dB.

Q: What are the specifications of this tire?
A: The tire has a width of 205 millimeters, a construction type of R, a rim width of 205 inches, a bolt type diameter of 76 millimeters, and an offset of 15 millimeters. It weighs 7.7 kilograms.

Q: What is the average customer rating for this tire?
A: The average customer rating is 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 85 reviews.

Q: Is this tire suitable for summer use?
A: Yes, this tire is considered a summer tire.

Q: What is the maximum load capacity of this tire?
A: The maximum load capacity is 615 kilograms.

Q: What are the dimensions of this tire?
A: The tire has a diameter of 16 inches and dimensions of 63.2 x 63.2 x 20.5 centimeters.

Q: When was this tire first available on Amazon.fr?
A: It was first available on August 7, 2012.

Q: Is this tire manufactured by Michelin Spain Portugal Sa?
A: Yes, it is manufactured by Michelin Spain Portugal Sa.

Q: Does this tire come with a warranty?
A: Warranty information is not provided in the product information.


Model Number‎980956
CategoryAuto et Moto > Pneus et jantes > Pneus > Véhicule particulier
Fabricant‎Michelin Spain Portugal Sa
Modèle‎Energy Saver
Poids de l'article‎7,7 Kilograms
Numéro du modèle de l'article‎980956
Numéro de série fabricant‎980956
Numéro de série OEM‎980956
Largeur de section‎205 Millimètres
Largeur de la jante‎205 Pouces
Type de boulon (diamètre du cercle de fonctionnement)‎76 Millimètres
Déport‎15 Millimètres
Moyenne des commentaires client4,4 4,4 sur 5 étoiles 85 évaluations 4,4 sur 5 étoiles
Classement des meilleures ventes d'Amazon54,407 en Auto et Moto (Voir les 100 premiers en Auto et Moto) 93 en Pneus véhicule particulier
Date de mise en ligne sur Amazon.fr7 août 2012
Taille205/55 R 16
Largeur de la partie205 Millimètres
Charge maximale615 kilogrammes
Largeur de jante205 Pouces
Diamètre du pneu16 Pouces
Dimensions de l'article L x l x H63,2 x 63,2 x 20,5 centimètres
Diamètre de l'article631,9 Millimètres
Poids de l'article7,7 Kilogrammes
Weight7,7 Kilogrammes
First Available7 août 2012

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