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Michelin Defender

Average Customer Review

For All Vehicles (191)   9.3

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Reviews of this Tire for All Vehicles (191 Total Reviews)

7 of 7 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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4 of 4 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

March 19, 2014
2003 SUBARU BAJA STD/SPORT
AUSTIN, TX
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

WET CORNERING, WET BRAKING, QUIET RIDE, COMFORTABLE ON ROUGH ROADS, EXCELLENT IN MIXED WEATHER

Tire Cons

NONE TO REPORT

THESE TIRES HAVE EXCELLENT WET CORNERING TRACTION AND WET BRAKING ABILITY. THEY ARE BY FAR THE BEST RIDING TIRES I HAVE EVER PURCHASED. A SUPERIOR ALL AROUND TIRE FOR ANY CONDITIONS WHETHER WET, DRY, ICY, OR MUDDY CONDITIONS. THE PERFORMANCE IS SUPERB.
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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

  10.0

August 05, 2014
2003 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS SEDAN
Gainesville, GA
Driving Conditions: Mixed Dry Rain
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 4 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 8000
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 N/A
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

Extremely soft and quite ride

Tire Cons

None

I wanted a comfortable tire that would absorb most of the bumps in the road. I have a bad back. This tire has not only met my expectations but exceeded them. You will not go wrong with this tire. David Gainesville Ga.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful

  9.8

January 03, 2014
2000 JAGUAR XJ8/XJ8L ALL
WEATHERFORD, TX
Driving Conditions: Mostly Dry
Driving Style: Mostly Highway
Owned Tires for: 7 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 5000
Ride Comfort   10.0
Cornering/Steering   10.0
Ride Noise   10.0
Tread Life   9.0
Dry Traction   10.0
Wet Traction   10.0
Winter Traction   8.0
Buy Tire Again Likely

Tire Pros

Cost effect quality tire

Tire Cons

tires - ware out quickly

I am a Loyal Michelin Tire person
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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
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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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