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Michelin Defender

Average Customer Review

For All Vehicles (195)   9.1

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Reviews of this Tire for All Vehicles (195 Total Reviews)

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful

  9.3

December 24, 2013
2010 TOYOTA COROLLA LE
KISSIMMEE, FL
Driving Conditions: Mostly Dry
Driving Style: Mostly Highway
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 20000
Ride Comfort   10.0
Cornering/Steering   10.0
Ride Noise   10.0
Tread Life   9.0
Dry Traction   10.0
Wet Traction   7.0
Winter Traction N/A
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

None Provided

Tire Cons

None Provided

worth the money. second time buying
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful

  9.0

June 04, 2014
2011 TOYOTA PRIUS ALL
TYLER, TX
Driving Conditions: Mixed Dry Rain
Driving Style: Mostly Highway
Owned Tires for: 2 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 1600
Ride Comfort   8.0
Cornering/Steering   9.0
Ride Noise   7.0
Tread Life   10.0
Dry Traction   10.0
Wet Traction   10.0
Winter Traction N/A
Buy Tire Again No

Tire Pros

all around a good tire

Tire Cons

not a LRR tire; less MPG

I own a 2011 Toyota Prius; with the Defender tires, I took about a 4 MPG hit, over my OEM tires ( Yokohama ). Discount Tire took them back; with NO extra cost to me. I replaced them with Michelin Energy Saver A/S; which I wanted in the first place (out of stock ). My MPG is back up to about 52+ MPG. I'm happy with my Energy Saver A/S, and with Discount Tire.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful

  9.0

October 07, 2013
1999 VW JETTA IV GLX
PHOENIX, AZ
Driving Conditions: Mostly Dry
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 60000
Ride Comfort   9.0
Cornering/Steering   9.0
Ride Noise   9.0
Tread Life   9.0
Dry Traction   9.0
Wet Traction   9.0
Winter Traction N/A
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

great service and company honors the warranty

Tire Cons

None Provided

I appreciate the quick service and warranty.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful

  8.7

June 08, 2014
2010 TOYOTA PRIUS ALL
Plymouth, MN
Driving Conditions: Mixed Dry Rain
Driving Style: Mostly Highway
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 5000
Ride Comfort   9.0
Cornering/Steering   9.0
Ride Noise   8.0
Tread Life   8.0
Dry Traction   9.0
Wet Traction   9.0
Winter Traction   9.0
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

None Provided

Tire Cons

None Provided

Good service
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful

  10.0

June 21, 2014
2011 TOYOTA PRIUS ALL
Mesa, AZ
Driving Conditions: Mostly Dry
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 4000
Ride Comfort   10.0
Cornering/Steering   10.0
Ride Noise   10.0
Tread Life   10.0
Dry Traction   10.0
Wet Traction   10.0
Winter Traction   10.0
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

Square corners really make a difference in cornering.

Tire Cons

None

These tires make me feel a lot safer on the road and work really well in snow and ice.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful

  10.0

March 18, 2014
2012 TOYOTA PRIUS HYBRID
GARLAND, TX
Driving Conditions: Mixed Dry Rain
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 14000
Ride Comfort   10.0
Cornering/Steering   10.0
Ride Noise   10.0
Tread Life   10.0
Dry Traction   10.0
Wet Traction   10.0
Winter Traction   10.0
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

None Provided

Tire Cons

None Provided

Excellent tires, would buy them again.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful

  10.0

April 28, 2013
2008 TOYOTA COROLLA LE
ANN ARBOR, MI
Driving Conditions: Mixed Dry Rain
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 3000
Ride Comfort   10.0
Cornering/Steering   10.0
Ride Noise   10.0
Tread Life   10.0
Dry Traction   10.0
Wet Traction   10.0
Winter Traction   10.0
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

Great tires. Really hug the road.

Tire Cons

None Provided

Expensive but worth it. I plan on keeping my car for quite a while and the tires should last also.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful

  9.6

September 26, 2013
2003 HONDA CIVIC EX
ADDISON, TX
Driving Conditions: Mostly Dry
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 5000
Ride Comfort   10.0
Cornering/Steering   8.0
Ride Noise   10.0
Tread Life N/A
Dry Traction   10.0
Wet Traction   10.0
Winter Traction N/A
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

Smooth and quite with great handling

Tire Cons

expensive but worth the price for its warranty

Great tires that lives up to its reputation!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful

  8.7

May 01, 2014
2006 HONDA CIVIC HYBRID/GX
GRAND HAVEN, MI
Driving Conditions: Mixed Dry Rain
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 7 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 4500
Ride Comfort   9.0
Cornering/Steering   8.0
Ride Noise   9.0
Tread Life   9.0
Dry Traction   9.0
Wet Traction   8.0
Winter Traction   7.0
Buy Tire Again Likely

Tire Pros

None Provided

Tire Cons

None Provided

A very good tire. No complaints at all.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful

  8.7

January 14, 2014
2012 HONDA CIVIC SEDAN LX
EL PASO, TX
Driving Conditions: Mostly Dry
Driving Style: Mostly Highway
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 15000
Ride Comfort   8.0
Cornering/Steering   8.0
Ride Noise   8.0
Tread Life   10.0
Dry Traction   9.0
Wet Traction   9.0
Winter Traction N/A
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

Long lasting

Tire Cons

None

Excellent tire
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