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Michelin Defender

Average Customer Review

For All Vehicles (105)   8.9

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Reviews of this Tire for All Vehicles (105 Total Reviews)

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful

  9.0

November 18, 2014
2010 HONDA ACCORD EX-L COUPE
Bennett, CO
Driving Conditions: Mostly Dry
Driving Style: Mostly Highway
Owned Tires for: 4 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 6000
Ride Comfort   9.0
Cornering/Steering   9.0
Ride Noise   9.0
Tread Life   9.0
Dry Traction   9.0
Wet Traction   9.0
Winter Traction   9.0
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

None Provided

Tire Cons

if at recommended pressure that your service center does the low air warning lite comes on when below freezing

see above in con section
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful

  5.7

July 20, 2014
2012 HONDA ACCORD EX SEDAN
Rutledge, TN
Driving Conditions: Mixed Dry Rain
Driving Style: Mostly Highway
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 10000
Ride Comfort   3.0
Cornering/Steering   5.0
Ride Noise   5.0
Tread Life   7.0
Dry Traction   7.0
Wet Traction   7.0
Winter Traction N/A
Buy Tire Again No

Tire Pros

Long Lasting

Tire Cons

They don't absorb bumps in the road. Good Year Triple Treads Far Superior.

Have had three sets of Good year Triple Treads and thought I would try the Michelins this time as they were highly recommended. These Michelins are way to low profile and very hard rubber to get the big mileage and therefore don't absorb bumpy road conditions which makes for an uncomfortable ride. Back to Good Year next time as they are far superior in ride comfort and get long mileage.
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12 of 15 people found the following review helpful

  10.0

May 11, 2014
2008 CHEVROLET MALIBU LT
GRAND RAPIDS, MI
Driving Conditions: Mixed Dry Rain
Driving Style: Mostly 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 N/A
Dry Traction   10.0
Wet Traction   10.0
Winter Traction   10.0
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

Good traction on snow and good ride on HWY.

Tire Cons

none

Hey, its a tire. Some are good some are bad. Some are cheap, some are expensive. These are good and expensive but worth it. Discount has sold me many sets of tires. Never a problem always great service.
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18 of 23 people found the following review helpful

  10.0

July 04, 2014
2011 FORD FUSION SEL
Columbus, OH
Driving Conditions: Mixed Dry Rain
Driving Style: Mostly Highway
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 30000
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   9.0
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

None Provided

Tire Cons

None Provided

Great tire.
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14 of 18 people found the following review helpful

  10.0

February 12, 2014
2006 PONTIAC G6 GT
WHITELAND, IN
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   7.0
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

Traction

Tire Cons

N/A

Great tires.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful

  7.3

November 26, 2014
2011 HONDA ACCORD EX-L SEDAN
Morrison, CO
Driving Conditions: Mostly Dry
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 4 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 4000
Ride Comfort   5.0
Cornering/Steering   8.0
Ride Noise   7.0
Tread Life   9.0
Dry Traction   9.0
Wet Traction   6.0
Winter Traction   5.0
Buy Tire Again Likely

Tire Pros

None Provided

Tire Cons

None Provided

Same as original that came with vehicle. Don't feel comfortable driving in snow with these tires
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12 of 17 people found the following review helpful

  8.0

November 16, 2013
2010 FORD FUSION HYBRID
TRENTON, MI
Driving Conditions: Mixed Dry Rain
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   7.0
Tread Life N/A
Dry Traction   8.0
Wet Traction   8.0
Winter Traction   8.0
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

Great mileage.

Tire Cons

Expensive to replace.

Would appreciate notices to rotate. Otherwise, good tires; best price i could find. While expensive, these are the original tires for this vehicle. I do a lot of hwy driving and drove 60k before replacing. They probably had enough life to get through winter, but I didn't want to take a chance. These tires help my vehicle get over 40mpg.
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7 of 10 people found the following review helpful

  9.3

April 22, 2013
2010 FORD FUSION SE
COMSTOCK PARK, MI
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   10.0
Tread Life   10.0
Dry Traction   9.0
Wet Traction   9.0
Winter Traction   7.0
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

None Provided

Tire Cons

None Provided

We are happy with the proformance of the tires. Rides nice.
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39 of 56 people found the following review helpful

  8.8

May 26, 2013
2008 HONDA ACCORD EX SEDAN
LEHI, UT
Driving Conditions: Mixed Dry Rain
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 9000
Ride Comfort   8.0
Cornering/Steering   9.0
Ride Noise   8.0
Tread Life   10.0
Dry Traction   9.0
Wet Traction   9.0
Winter Traction   8.0
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

Great longevity, never had tires that lasted this long

Tire Cons

Ultra sensitive to driver input, steering wheel moves a fraction, car goes that direction. I'm ok with it now, just took some getting used to

Regardless how long my car lasts, I will buy these tire over and over again.
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57 of 85 people found the following review helpful

  10.0

February 08, 2013
2008 FORD FUSION SEL
COLBERT, OK
Driving Conditions: Mostly Dry
Driving Style: Mostly Highway
Owned Tires for: 1 year 1 month
Miles Driven on Tires: 180
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

right off the bat, no road noise, comfort ride, excellant handling.

Tire Cons

none at this time.

My main issue is the speed and professionl attitude of the guys at discount tire. What a pleasure to do business with them. I highly recommened discount tire , sherman, to everyone and challange any other company to beat them. Don't think they will. Thanks guys. Lovin these tires!!
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