Michelin XC Camping
Hi, we have a motorhome with tag axle. We currently have the following tyres fitted : Michelin XC Camping - Radial 215/75R 16C 113/1110 AT 80 PSI . Firstly is this tyre considered to be an all year/ winter/snow suitable tyre? We will be travelling to Austria in February 2012 and did not know if we should fit winter tyres. Secondly, we have made enquiries at a local dealers and they say that there is no winter tyre of this size and we would have to purchace the next size up. can you assist. Thanks
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Thank you for your question.
Firstly, Austrian law indicates that from the 15th November to around Easter time winter tyres, M+S, or chains are are legal requirement. You might find the follow points also of interest for traveling to Austria :
The legal limit for tyre tread is 4mm.
Studded tyres are illegal for vehicles that weigh over 3.5 T.
Agilis Camping do have a M+S mark but they aren't actually winter tyres
With regards to your Motor Home tyres, they do exist in your vehicles' size (215/75 R 16C 113/110) plus remember that the law allows you to use tyres with an equal or greater speed index to the original tyres for your vehicle - the minimum speed index is Q - 160km/h.
Be careful of using snow chains as you may risk a fine if you use them on a ploughed road.
We hope this information is of use!
The rezulteo team
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