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Michelin Defender

Average Customer Review

For All Vehicles (236)   9.2

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Reviews of this Tire for All Vehicles (236 Total Reviews)

17 of 17 people found the following review helpful

  8.8

January 19, 2013
2003 JAGUAR XJ8 ALL
ROGERS, MN
Driving Conditions: Mixed Dry Rain
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 7000
Ride Comfort   9.0
Cornering/Steering   8.0
Ride Noise   9.0
Tread Life   8.0
Dry Traction   10.0
Wet Traction   9.0
Winter Traction   8.0
Buy Tire Again Likely

Tire Pros

Quite, great traction dry and wet

Tire Cons

high cost

You get what you pay for. These tires cost a bit more, but they ride awesome, and are very quite.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful

  8.8

December 05, 2014
1997 LEXUS LS 400 SEDAN
Apache Junction, AZ
Driving Conditions: Mixed Dry Rain
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 4 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 6700
Ride Comfort   9.0
Cornering/Steering   9.0
Ride Noise   10.0
Tread Life   8.0
Dry Traction   10.0
Wet Traction   7.0
Winter Traction N/A
Buy Tire Again Likely

Tire Pros

None Provided

Tire Cons

None Provided

I LIKE THE PARTIULAR DEALER THAT I PURCHASED THE TIRES FROM.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful

  9.6

November 21, 2014
2008 CHEVROLET IMPALA LS
Corpus Christi, TX
Driving Conditions: Mostly Dry
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 4 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 108000
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

quiet, excellent grip

Tire Cons

lower milage

This is my first set of high end tires and I love them. Thanks Michelin man.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful

  8.7

October 26, 2014
2002 CHEVROLET MONTECARLO COUPE
Fulda, MN
Driving Conditions: Mixed Dry Rain
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 4 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 1000
Ride Comfort   9.0
Cornering/Steering   8.0
Ride Noise   9.0
Tread Life   8.0
Dry Traction   10.0
Wet Traction   8.0
Winter Traction N/A
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Tire Pros

Great handling great grip on acceleration.

Tire Cons

None so far

Love these tire would buy again
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12 of 13 people found the following review helpful

  9.3

April 25, 2013
2004 BUICK LESABRE BESTSELLER
JACKSON, MI
Driving Conditions: Mostly Dry
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 7 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 15000
Ride Comfort   10.0
Cornering/Steering   9.0
Ride Noise   10.0
Tread Life   9.0
Dry Traction   9.0
Wet Traction   9.0
Winter Traction   9.0
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Tire Pros

Ride comfort, noise level

Tire Cons

Expensive

Would purchase again. Read reviews before purchase and am pleased the positive reviews were accurate.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful

  8.6

October 29, 2014
1998 JAGUAR XJ8/XJ8L ALL
Santa Rosa, CA
Driving Conditions: Mostly Dry
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 3 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 2000
Ride Comfort   8.0
Cornering/Steering   8.0
Ride Noise   8.0
Tread Life   10.0
Dry Traction   9.0
Wet Traction N/A
Winter Traction N/A
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

Have bought the same tires previously. Never a problem with them.

Tire Cons

None Provided

The tires are well matched to the superior Jaguar sedan ride. Road noise undetectable. Handling like a cat. Very satisfied with the staff and installation as well.
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35 of 45 people found the following review helpful

  10.0

May 04, 2013
2002 HONDA ODYSSEY LX/EX
MINNEAPOLIS, MN
Driving Conditions: Mixed Dry Rain
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 1 month
Miles Driven on Tires: 100
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

CR's Take A top rated all season tire with few shortcomings. From Consumer Reports: Highs: An impressive balance of very good dry and wet braking, handling, and resistance to hydroplaning. Excellent tread life. Quiet and has low rolling resistance for good fuel economy. Lows: A tire with few shortcomings.
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15 of 20 people found the following review helpful

  8.2

January 11, 2014
2005 CADILLAC DEVILLE BASE
EL PASO, TX
Driving Conditions: Mostly Dry
Driving Style: Mostly Highway
Owned Tires for: 6 years 11 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 53000
Ride Comfort   8.0
Cornering/Steering   8.0
Ride Noise   8.0
Tread Life   9.0
Dry Traction   9.0
Wet Traction   7.0
Winter Traction N/A
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

They wear well and seem to go on forever

Tire Cons

The ride is stiffer due to age of tires

I have been very happy with these tires
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12 of 16 people found the following review helpful

  9.8

May 24, 2014
2004 HONDA ODYSSEY LX/EX
RIO RANCHO, NM
Driving Conditions: Mostly Dry
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 7000
Ride Comfort   10.0
Cornering/Steering   10.0
Ride Noise   9.0
Tread Life   10.0
Dry Traction   10.0
Wet Traction   10.0
Winter Traction   9.0
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

None Provided

Tire Cons

None Provided

This is a good handling tire with reasonable low noise level. Handles well on dry and wet roads
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9 of 12 people found the following review helpful

  8.2

March 12, 2014
1999 FORD CROWN VIC BASE/LX
CONROE, TX
Driving Conditions: Mixed Dry Rain
Driving Style: Mostly Highway
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 4200
Ride Comfort   8.0
Cornering/Steering   8.0
Ride Noise   8.0
Tread Life   9.0
Dry Traction   9.0
Wet Traction   7.0
Winter Traction   7.0
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Tire Pros

None Provided

Tire Cons

None Provided

tires seem to perform quite well, slight loss of traction in wet weather but it is minimal. Holds the road well and displays almost no visible wear at this short time period
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