Maxxis Mecotra ME3

The Maxxis Mecotra ME3 is a Touring Summer tire designed to be fitted to Passenger Cars.

This tire replaced the Maxxis Victra MA510.

Tire Reviews

Dry Grip 88%
Wet Grip 68%
Road Feedback 60%
Handling 83%
Wear 55%
Comfort 68%
Buy again 50%

Tire review data from 5 tire reviews averaging 67% over 32,006 miles driven.

The Mecotra ME3 is ranked 98th of 207 Summer Touring tires.

Latest Tire Test Results

2019 ADAC Summer Tire Test - 185/65 R15 - 7th of 16 tires

  • Positive - Very low fuel consumption, very good in the dry.
  • Negative - A little weak in the wet.
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2018 ADAC Summer Tire Test - 175/65 R14 - 13th of 14 tires

  • Positive - Best dry performance
  • Negative - Weak in the wet
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2019 Tire Tests

  • 7th: 2019 ADAC Summer Tire Test - 185/65 R15 (185/65 R15)
  • 2018 Tire Tests

  • 13th: 2018 ADAC Summer Tire Test - 175/65 R14 (175/65 R14)
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    2018-10-02 - What is the weight of a Maxxis Mecotra ME3 165/65/14?

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    Top 3 Maxxis Mecotra ME3 Reviews

    Given 51% while driving a Ford Focus (205/55 R16) on for 6 miles
    I bought these tires mid-September '18 and I'm replacing them now mid-January '19. Decent grip in the dry but prone to understeer in the wet.
    Helpful 85 - tire reviewed on January 28, 2019
    Renault (185/60 R16 T) on mostly town for 12,000 spirited miles
    They are fitted to a mk3 clio 1.4.

    They are an alright tire in the dry, reasonably quiet, comfy and have decent grip in the dry. However, anything other than dry they are terrible. Fitted to a 100hp car and it still lights up the tires in 2nd at a reasonable rpm in the wet. I've never had any tires do this in such a low hp car. When cornering, they are predictable in the wet and dry which is a plus for me. All 4 tires currently have 5mm so wear is quite good.

    I know its a summer tire, but they significantly lose grip in sub 0 temps where as my older tires, dunlop sp sport 01 retained a lot more grip in less than ideal conditions.
    Helpful 18 - tire reviewed on February 8, 2019
    Given 81% while driving a Rover rover 200 turbo coupe (185/55 R15) on mostly country roads for 0 average miles
    Admittedly I've not had these long but really a very good all round tire, you won't get much better for the money and a big step up from the cheapest budget / unknown brands. Very grippy, car does not understeer as easily in the dry and seems to allow me to exploit the handling characteristics of my car a bit more. Less wheel spin that previous tires too. If I was critical possibly less feedback but honestly it's hard to tell and not an objective thing really.
    Helpful 11 - tire reviewed on May 9, 2019
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    Latest Maxxis Mecotra ME3 Reviews

    Given 47% while driving a Opel Antara 2.2 4x4 184HP (165/60 R14) on a combination of roads for 10,000 average miles
    Terrible noise!!
    Helpful 10 - tire reviewed on May 6, 2021