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Finally making the move to these tires! My car came with the Goodyear Eagle F1 option and I am looking forward to the upgrade. I am having them put on this Thursday, will report back on the differences.
 

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Looking forward to your report.

I'm also looking forward to removing my Michelin Alpin winter tires and restoring my PS4S's!
 

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Finally making the move to these tires! My car came with the Goodyear Eagle F1 option and I am looking forward to the upgrade. I am having them put on this Thursday, will report back on the differences.
My 2018 CS came with Goodyear Eagle F1s as well, and I have to say I've been impressed with them. I'll probably replace them with Pilot Sports when the time comes, but I don't think it'll be because I was unhappy with the Goodyears.
 

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Looking forward to your report.

I'm also looking forward to removing my Michelin Alpin winter tires and restoring my PS4S's!
I'm driving on Alpins right now too. I've been very happy with them for their intended purpose - ie driving in the 40s and below - though now that it's been warming up into the 60s and 70s, I've been surprised by the difference in performance compared with my summer tires. The Alpins simply don't do the car justice on warmer days. It's clear to me these cars were designed to be driven optimally with summer tires in corresponding conditions.
 

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My 2018 CS came with Goodyear Eagle F1s as well, and I have to say I've been impressed with them. I'll probably replace them with Pilot Sports when the time comes, but I don't think it'll be because I was unhappy with the Goodyears.
I also think the Goodyears are pretty good tires (performance, durability so far), but the main reason I am making the change is to cut down on tire/road noise. I have read countless reviews of folks who have made the move from the Goodyears to the Sport 4S and all of them say it is a noticeable reduction in noise. I still want the sound and some level of noise, but something about the roads I drive locally coupled with these tires make it quite tiresome. This issue might be specific to where I live, because when I drove my car an hour outside of where I live the road noise was cut down to a perfectly acceptable level, as the roads were made of a different material.
 

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I also think the Goodyears are pretty good tires (performance, durability so far), but the main reason I am making the change is to cut down on tire/road noise. I have read countless reviews of folks who have made the move from the Goodyears to the Sport 4S and all of them say it is a noticeable reduction in noise. I still want the sound and some level of noise, but something about the roads I drive locally coupled with these tires make it quite tiresome. This issue might be specific to where I live, because when I drove my car an hour outside of where I live the road noise was cut down to a perfectly acceptable level, as the roads were made of a different material.
I totally get it. All things considered I'd much rather have the quieter tire.
 

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One brand that I rarely see mentioned here is the Yokahama Advan. My 2017 was delivered with them and after almost 10k miles they look hardly worn while delivering a quiet ride and great grip!
One brand that I rarely see mentioned here is the Yokahama Advan. My 2017 was delivered with them and after almost 10k miles they look hardly worn while delivering a quiet ride and great grip!
I have Advans on an Audi. I have found them to be lacking a bit in wet weather, and a bit noisy, but I give them high marks when it comes to treadwear!
 

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I have Pirelli P-Zero. I am not happy as well. It takes long to warm up and grip is not good when tires are cold. I did 10.000km but I guess, I do another 5.000. Not more.
 

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Can I assume correctly Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires are not available for 18" wheels? Tire Rack does not show the Michelins in 18" size.

Just under 10K miles now and factory Goodyear Eagle F1's are wearing well but thinking about the future. I have always been partial to Michelin tires, have had bad experiences with Goodyear tires over the years (although all good with the F1's), and quieter tires appeal to me.
 

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I have Advans on an Audi. I have found them to be lacking a bit in wet weather, and a bit noisy, but I give them high marks when it comes to treadwear!
@alfaguy I had Advans as OE on my car, and my experience mirrors @Third regarding wet performance and noise, and @JakiChan regarding wear. My rears were gone in less than 7K miles, and the fronts weren't far behind.

I have PS4S on now. They are definitely quieter than the Advans and (just slightly) the tire I used in between then and now, Continental ECSs -- which are, so far, the Michelins' equal in most facets and slightly superior in wet performance. I'm saving a blanket opinion until the heat of summer allows me to judge road feel, turn-in, etc., as well as overall wear. By most accounts, that's where the PS4Ss rise above the rest: they last longer.
 

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Can I assume correctly Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires are not available for 18" wheels? Tire Rack does not show the Michelins in 18" size.

Just under 10K miles now and factory Goodyear Eagle F1's are wearing well but thinking about the future. I have always been partial to Michelin tires, have had bad experiences with Goodyear tires over the years (although all good with the F1's), and quieter tires appeal to me.
The official Michelin page (https://www.michelinman.com/tires/pilot/pilot-sport-4s.html) for the PS4S does not list the rear tire size (265/45) in an 18" diameter. I'd hoped to fit them when my Pirellis come due for replacement (part of why I chose 18" replacement wheels), but there goes that…

If you get 19" wheels when you replace your tires, then the PS4S become an option, though not in N-spec. ;-)
 
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