Michelin Defender



    Passenger Car/Minivan

  • All-season

Our best standard passenger car/minivan tire, offering 145,000 km3 of confident driving with exceptional safety, longevity and a quiet, comfortable ride.

Why should you consider this tire?

  • Stops shorter than a leading competitor

    Lasts up to 33,000 km longer than a leading competitor 1

    MaxTouch Construction combined with the interlocking action of Michelin's Breakthrough IntelliSipe technology delivers impressively long wear life by providing exceptional tread block rigidity while optimizing the tire's contact with the road during acceleration, braking and cornering.

  • Lasts up to 33,000 kilometers longer than a leading competitor

  • Can save dollars of fuel

  • Total Performance

Don't just take our word for it

  • User reviews

    4.5 / 5 based on 115 reviews
    90% of respondents would recommend this to a friend

    Tires are super quiet.

    5 / 5
    By true blue from - Chevrolet Equinox - All-Season

    Recently I posted a review stating my tires were extremely loud. Well, I have to take that back. I discovered that I had a faulty wheel bearing installed last year and it was now grinding so much it was like I was driving a jet and not a car. Really became noticeable when I put on the new tires after removing the snows. So today I picked up my car with the bearing replaced and the ride is quiet, quiet, quiet. So for the other person with the noisy tires, just might be a good idea to make sure it is not a wheel bearing.... .

    27 Sep 2017 , 2:40AM
    Your feedback is appreciated true blue!

    So Loud

    1 / 5
    By Honda Civic from Ontario - Honda Civic - Summer

    Very disappointed with these tires. I'm used to driving with winter tires which are normally somewhat noisy. I had the defender tires installed for the summer and I cannot hear the radio now. Everyone that rides in my car comments and asks what is that noise. Checking out other reviews and noticed others also commenting about the noise, but it does not seem to be a common theme. Not sure what is the problem with the set of Michelin's I have.

    19 Jan 2017 , 6:25PM
    We appreciate the tire review that you have provided regarding Michelin tires on your Honda Civic. You noted these tires did not meet your performance expectations. A member of our Consumer Care team will be contacting you. You may also reach our office at 1-888-871-4444.

Michelin does not sponsor, support, or endorse the opinions of reviewers, and those who submit reviews are not acting on behalf of Michelin. Any reviews submitted are subject to the Michelin Terms of Use.

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