Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Defender

Friday, May 18, 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 DefenderReviewer's Overall Rating: 9

2007 Subaru Outback Sedan 2.5I Limited
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Buy/More Info
Miles driven on tires: 3,500
Location: Atlanta, GA
Driving Condition: Average

Initial Review, 3,500 Miles on Tires
May 03, 2012

Talked into these in early March by Kaufmans manager. I had FS firehawks that were sooo loud and had to get off this car. I love Michelins, I just hate to pay $800+ a set. Once I drove off, for only $600, I knew it was the right choice. Quiet, soft yet responsive. They've done a 700 mile interstate r/t and gone up and down the mountains of N Georiga in fine fashion. These also resolved some rough braking sounds I was having with my Subie. Hope they stay great to 90K. Will be the best tires ever at that point. I have 34-35 PSI in these cold.

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