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Michelin Defender

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For All Vehicles (214)   9.2

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Reviews of this Tire for All Vehicles (214 Total Reviews)

2 of 2 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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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful

  9.3

September 07, 2014
2004 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX GT1/GT2
Vail, AZ
Driving Conditions: Mostly Dry
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 1 year 3 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 10000
Ride Comfort   9.0
Cornering/Steering   9.0
Ride Noise   9.0
Tread Life   10.0
Dry Traction   10.0
Wet Traction   9.0
Winter Traction N/A
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

None Provided

Tire Cons

None Provided

We bought these after almost having a blow out with the 8 year old tires on the car. When these wear out I will buy another set of Michelins
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31 of 39 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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24 of 32 people found the following review helpful

  9.6

April 25, 2013

HOUSTON, TX
Driving Conditions: Mixed Dry Rain
Driving Style: Mostly City
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 115025
Ride Comfort   10.0
Cornering/Steering   10.0
Ride Noise   10.0
Tread Life   9.0
Dry Traction N/A
Wet Traction   9.0
Winter Traction   10.0
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

good tires

Tire Cons

None Provided

will buy them again
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9 of 12 people found the following review helpful

  10.0

December 09, 2013
2004 OLDS SILHOUETTE GL
GREEN COVE SPRINGS, FL
Driving Conditions: Mostly Dry
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 2000
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

Great ride; great price
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9 of 12 people found the following review helpful

  8.8

February 27, 2013
2002 LINCOLN TOWN CAR P225/60R16
AMARILLO, TX
Driving Conditions: Mostly Dry
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 5855
Ride Comfort   9.0
Cornering/Steering   9.0
Ride Noise   9.0
Tread Life   8.0
Dry Traction   9.0
Wet Traction   9.0
Winter Traction   9.0
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Tire Pros

None Provided

Tire Cons

None Provided

So far so good. You people do a good job. Louis
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful

  10.0

February 03, 2013
2001 HONDA ODYSSEY LX/EX
QUEEN CREEK, AZ
Driving Conditions: Mostly Dry
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 10000
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

Fantastic service all the time. Thanks Guys Randy Cool RUnnings Heating & AIr Conditioning
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3 of 4 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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3 of 4 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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31 of 42 people found the following review helpful

  9.0

February 26, 2013
2003 HONDA ODYSSEY LX/EX
LEANDER, TX
Driving Conditions: Mostly Dry
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 6300
Ride Comfort   9.0
Cornering/Steering   9.0
Ride Noise   9.0
Tread Life N/A
Dry Traction   9.0
Wet Traction N/A
Winter Traction N/A
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

None Provided

Tire Cons

None Provided

smooth & quiet ride. tread life has yet to be determined.
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