Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Defender

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Vehicle: 2006 Toyota Camry LE
4.0
Miles Driven on Tires: 20,000
Location: Lebanon, PA
Driving Condition: Combined Highway/City
Driving Style: Average
Michelin Defender
Initial Review: 20,000 miles on tires
November 30, 2012

These tires are a great family car tire. They are very quiet and have a cushioned ride but still handle great for a family car. Handling is very predictable and they loose grip gradually when pushed hard into a corner. Dry traction is excellent and wet traction is very good. Snow/slush/ice traction is good and is average or slightly below average for an all season tire. Traction on dirt and gravel roads is also average for an all season tire. I have about 20,000 miles on them so far and they are wearing great. I have these on a Camry that I drive for work and I'm very happy with them.

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