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Michelin Defender

Average Customer Review

For All Vehicles (59)   9.3

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Reviews of this Tire for All Vehicles (59 Total Reviews)

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful

  10.0

October 07, 2013
2003 TOYOTA AVALON XL
GOODYEAR, AZ
Driving Conditions: Mostly Dry
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 2020
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 N/A
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

great tire

Tire Cons

none so far

great tire
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful

  8.3

December 09, 2013
2001 TOYOTA SOLARA SLE
DENVER, CO
Driving Conditions: Mostly Dry
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   5.0
Tread Life   5.0
Dry Traction   10.0
Wet Traction   10.0
Winter Traction   5.0
Buy Tire Again Likely

Tire Pros

None Provided

Tire Cons

Noise like striking a tire carcass with a hammer when driving on rough pavement. Not sure whether or not it is an indication of future trouble.

Haven't had that much winter weather yet but so far so good. Will have to take a look at the tread and see how things are going. Not sure but probably don't have much over 3000 miles on the tires since June.
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40 of 55 people found the following review helpful

  10.0

January 19, 2013
2001 TOYOTA CAMRY LE/XLE
SAN ANTONIO, TX
Driving Conditions: Mostly Dry
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 94000
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 N/A
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

None Provided

Tire Cons

None Provided

I love my tires!!!!
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4 of 6 people found the following review helpful

  10.0

November 12, 2013
2006 FORD FUSION S/SE
LOUISVILLE, KY
Driving Conditions: Mostly Dry
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 6000
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 N/A
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

Our vehicle has never ridden this nice. We will never buy a different tire from any other place.

Tire Cons

None Provided

The service that we received at our purchase as well as our return visits has been nothing less than superior. I appreciate the attention to detail that all of the associates show the customers.
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29 of 44 people found the following review helpful

  7.7

April 18, 2013
2003 MAZDA 6 I
DALLAS, TX
Driving Conditions: Mixed Dry Rain
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 6000
Ride Comfort   7.0
Cornering/Steering   8.0
Ride Noise   7.0
Tread Life   8.0
Dry Traction   8.0
Wet Traction   8.0
Winter Traction N/A
Buy Tire Again Likely

Tire Pros

smooth ride

Tire Cons

none

good tire with smooth ride and excellent traction
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20 of 33 people found the following review helpful

  10.0

March 07, 2013
2011 SUBARU LEGACY 2.5I BASE
PRESCOTT VALLEY, AZ
Driving Conditions: Mixed Dry Rain
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 5 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 5000
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 N/A
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

Makes driving a dream, very smooth and quiet ride. Has made power steering more comfortable and.easier to handle.

Tire Cons

None

Only drove in a small amount of snow/ice but these tires have great grip. What an improved ride compared to the original Bridgestone tires. Would highly recommend these tires.
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27 of 47 people found the following review helpful

  10.0

December 15, 2012
2001 LEXUS ES 300 SEDAN
BURNSVILLE, MN
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 N/A
Dry Traction   10.0
Wet Traction   10.0
Winter Traction   7.0
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

None Provided

Tire Cons

None Provided

Very happy with performance. Too early to tell on wear.
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33 of 58 people found the following review helpful

  9.3

February 11, 2013
2003 HONDA ACCORD EX
SPRINGVILLE, UT
Driving Conditions: Mixed Dry Rain
Driving Style: Mostly Highway
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 3000
Ride Comfort   9.0
Cornering/Steering   9.0
Ride Noise   9.0
Tread Life   9.0
Dry Traction   10.0
Wet Traction   10.0
Winter Traction   10.0
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

None Provided

Tire Cons

None Provided

For the time we have had these tires we have drove in conditions from dry to 6 inchs of snow. We love these tires! They handle amazingly well in the snow! Great tire!
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26 of 46 people found the following review helpful

  7.5

April 18, 2013
2001 TOYOTA SOLARA SLE
LITTLETON, CO
Driving Conditions: Mostly Dry
Driving Style: Mostly City
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 4000
Ride Comfort   6.0
Cornering/Steering   7.0
Ride Noise   5.0
Tread Life   9.0
Dry Traction   9.0
Wet Traction   9.0
Winter Traction   9.0
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Tire Pros

Good traction on wet and snow covered roads. good tread depth

Tire Cons

excessive road noise. Poor gas milage below average handling.

Tires perform well in snow and wet conditions. I've experienced poorer gas milage with these tires than with yokahoma tires. Also lots of road noise with these tires and the ride comfort is less than disiring.
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21 of 39 people found the following review helpful

  10.0

March 23, 2013
2006 HONDA ACCORD EX
HOMER, MI
Driving Conditions: Mixed Dry Rain
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 6000
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

ITS GREAT TO HAVE DISCOUNT TIRE LOCATION AVAILABLE WHEN YOU HAVE TO GO IN FOR ROTATION OF TIRES AND ALSO THE AVAILABLITY OF INTEREST FREE OF 6 MONTHS TO PAY FOR TIRES
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