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Michelin Defender

Average Customer Review

For All Vehicles (182)   9.2

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Reviews of this Tire for All Vehicles (182 Total Reviews)

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

  8.7

April 29, 2013
2001 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS SEDAN
PLANO, TX
Driving Conditions: Mixed Dry Rain
Driving Style: Mostly City
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 3000
Ride Comfort   9.0
Cornering/Steering   9.0
Ride Noise   7.0
Tread Life   9.0
Dry Traction   10.0
Wet Traction   8.0
Winter Traction N/A
Buy Tire Again Likely

Tire Pros

None Provided

Tire Cons

None Provided

they are ok for now need more miles before I know for sure
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful

  8.3

February 25, 2013
2003 FORD CROWN VIC BASE/LX
SAN ANGELO, TX
Driving Conditions: Mostly Dry
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 6000
Ride Comfort   8.0
Cornering/Steering   9.0
Ride Noise   8.0
Tread Life   8.0
Dry Traction   9.0
Wet Traction   8.0
Winter Traction N/A
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

None Provided

Tire Cons

None Provided

Very good tires and you can't bear discounts warranty on them :)
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful

  10.0

December 25, 2013
2004 BUICK PARK AVE BASE/PREST
VICTORIA, TX
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 N/A
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

quite, easy to balance good control

Tire Cons

None Provided

Great tire would recommend to anyone
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful

  9.2

December 26, 2012
2003 CADILLAC DEVILLE BASE
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
Driving Conditions: Mixed Dry Rain
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 6000
Ride Comfort   9.0
Cornering/Steering   9.0
Ride Noise   9.0
Tread Life   9.0
Dry Traction   10.0
Wet Traction   9.0
Winter Traction   8.0
Buy Tire Again Likely

Tire Pros

Grab the road well.

Tire Cons

winter driving fair.

I like these tires, seem to wear good, I need to have rotated soon as I am getting some vibration.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful

  9.0

July 02, 2014
2001 FORD CROWN VIC BASE/LX
Plano, TX
Driving Conditions: Mostly Dry
Driving Style: Mostly City
Owned Tires for: 7 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 1000
Ride Comfort   9.0
Cornering/Steering N/A
Ride Noise   6.0
Tread Life   10.0
Dry Traction   10.0
Wet Traction   10.0
Winter Traction N/A
Buy Tire Again Likely

Tire Pros

None Provided

Tire Cons

None Provided

Tires are good but a little noisy.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful

  8.0

July 22, 2014
2004 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS SEDAN
Pflugerville, TX
Driving Conditions: Mostly Dry
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 5000
Ride Comfort   8.0
Cornering/Steering   8.0
Ride Noise   8.0
Tread Life   8.0
Dry Traction   8.0
Wet Traction   8.0
Winter Traction   8.0
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

None Provided

Tire Cons

None Provided

I have always been satisfied with the Michellin tires on several vechicles and the service at Discount Tire.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful

  9.5

September 03, 2013
2004 CADILLAC DEVILLE BASE
BRIGHTON, MI
Driving Conditions: Mixed Dry Rain
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 5000
Ride Comfort   10.0
Cornering/Steering   10.0
Ride Noise   8.0
Tread Life   10.0
Dry Traction   10.0
Wet Traction   9.0
Winter Traction N/A
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

I like the look of the tire, sidewall and tread pattern. Ride has improved.

Tire Cons

None Provided

5,000 miles is a low mileage to evaluate these tires, but if they continue for the next 50,000 miles like the first 5,000 I will be happy.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful

  9.0

November 22, 2013
2001 HONDA ODYSSEY LX/EX
SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Driving Conditions: Mostly Dry
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 3000
Ride Comfort   9.0
Cornering/Steering   10.0
Ride Noise   7.0
Tread Life   8.0
Dry Traction   10.0
Wet Traction   10.0
Winter Traction N/A
Buy Tire Again Likely

Tire Pros

Quiet and smooth.

Tire Cons

None Provided

I had no idea how much tires made a difference to the ride. I had always bought cheap tires in the past, but when I bought a van with Michelin tires, I liked the longevity that they had. When I bought these tires, the road noise was cut in half and the ride was twice as smooth. It's a great tire!
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6 of 7 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
Buy Tire Again Likely

Tire Pros

None Provided

Tire Cons

None Provided

So far so good. You people do a good job. Louis
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