Michelin Defender

 
3.6 (2)
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All-Season Passenger Car / Minivan tire.

Features

* IntelliSipe™ technology maximizes the number of sipes within the tire

* MaxTouch Construction™ combined with the interlocking action of Michelin’s IntelliSipe™ technology provides exceptional tread block rigidity

* Interlocking action of IntelliSipe™ technology creates a more rigid tread block, allowing for a reduced starting tread depth

* Some sizes will have the "XT" sidewall marking = Defender XT tread design

* 80,000 Mile Limited Treadwear Warranty (H/T-Rated)

* Standard Limited Warranty (All MICHELIN® tires)

Benefits

* Exceptional grip and confident braking

* Delivers impressively long wear life

* Optimizes contact with the road during acceleration, braking and cornering

* Lower rolling resistance - saves on fuel without sacrificing safetly or longevity

User reviews

2 reviews
Overall rating
 
3.6
Dry Grip
 
4.3(2)
Wet Grip
 
4.0(2)
Snow/Ice
 
3.0(2)
Handling
 
3.5(2)
Comfort
 
3.8(2)
Noise
 
3.3(2)
Treadwear
 
3.5(2)
Ratings
Dry Grip
Wet Grip
Snow/Ice
Handling
Comfort
Noise
Treadwear
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Overall rating
 
3.9
Dry Grip
 
4.5
Wet Grip
 
4.0
Snow/Ice
 
3.0
Handling
 
4.0
Comfort
 
4.5
Noise
 
3.5
Treadwear
 
3.5
I know many people adore Michelin tires, but my experience with these Michelin Defender tires were not as good as I expected. They make much noise, especially on icy roads, and don’t handle that good. I could not recommend.

Vehicle Info

Ford
Escape

Driving Info

Driving Style
Average
Driving Conditions
Combined Highway/City

Tire Info

Tread Width
235
Profile
70
Diameter
R16
Approximate Tire Mileage
4000
KM
AC
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Overall rating
 
3.4
Dry Grip
 
4.0
Wet Grip
 
4.0
Snow/Ice
 
3.0
Handling
 
3.0
Comfort
 
3.0
Noise
 
3.0
Treadwear
 
3.5
I allways knew what michelin are soft and comfortable tires, until i got those tires ))
They aren't like usual michelin, they are ok for my little offroad Land Rover, but i expect more comfort from those tires!

Vehicle Info

Land Rover
Defender

Driving Info

Driving Style
Average
Driving Conditions
Combined Off Road/Highway

Tire Info

Tread Width
225
Profile
70
Diameter
R16
Approximate Tire Mileage
10000
KM
S
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