French tyre maker Michelin has announced the new Agilis 3 commercial tyre for Australia.
Designed for utes, vans, and light trucks, Michelin claims the new tyres reduces braking distances, and provides improved longevity.
The French tyre maker says a set of new Agilis 3 tyres was tested on a Toyota HiAce Commuter and found to reduce braking distance by 5 per cent, when benchmarked against three sets of new tyres from competitors.
When tested with only 2mm of tread left, the Michelin Agilis 3 reduced the HiAce's braking distance by 11 per cent, compared with used tyres from competitors.
Michelin claims the Agilis 3 also offers 25 per cent greater longevity over its competitors, as tested on a Ford Ranger ute.
The new tyres features stone ejectors, sidewall shields, and a focus on wet weather performance.
Tyre sizes range from 13- to 17-inches, for vehicles with load capacities up to 3000kg.
The Michelin Agilis 3 is available to purchase from tyre shops now.