Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Defender

Monday, June 25, 2012 by Tire Rack Consumer Reviews

The following post was created from content submitted via Tire Rack's consumer surveys. Information shown is the opinion of the consumer and meant to be used for comparison shopping purposes.

Michelin Defender Reviewer's Overall Rating: 9.43
 
 

2003 Lincoln Town Car
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Buy/More Info
Miles driven on tires: 500
Location: San Diego, CA
Driving Condition: Average

Initial Review, 500 Miles on Tires
May 28, 2012

This a new tire by Michelin that replaces the wonderful Harmony tire which my wife's car has had the joy of experiencing for
the past 4 years. She has traveled on the Harmony tire for 40,000 and the tires show no wear. The Defender tire is made of
the same materials as shown on the Harmony tire and is rated 820 for wear, and may provide 90,000 miles as the warranty indicates. The Defender tire appears to be more energy efficient related to gas use due to a better tread design. I would give these tires a 10 rating but we have only had them for 500 miles of enjoyable usage. Will rate again when we have more miles.

 

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