Michelin Defender: Long Miles, Good Fuel Economy and Excellent Reviews

During our recent test of the Michelin Defender, I came away impressed with how the tire performed. Driving in wet conditions on our test track, I found the steering and cornering response to be very crisp. The IntelliSipe Technology helps provide a connected feel to the road and also the additional biting edges enhance all-season traction in rain and light snow.

Michelin Green X technology allows drivers to gain additional fuel efficiency while maintaining all-weather traction. This tire features an asymmetric tread design, allowing cross rotation (C) to help promote even wear.

MaxTouch Construction optimizes the stresses experienced when the tire's footprint comes in contact with the road to promote predictable handling, even wear and long treadlife. Its internal structure combines twin steel belts with a polyester cord body.

Take a look at what some of our customers are saying about their experience with the Michelin Defender:

"The Michelin Defender is the best tire I have ever purchased for my Odyssey minivan. Ever! Tires are very quiet and responsive. You will never regret purchasing the Michelin Defender tire." -- Tire Rack Consumer Review, 2007 Honda Odyssey EX-L

"These Michelins are like driving on glass -- incredibly smooth and ultra quiet. They are responsive and brake well on dry and wet pavement." -- Tire Rack Consumer Review, 2010 Honda CR-V EX 2wd

"I could not be more pleased with this set of tires. No problems in wet conditions. Also, very quiet at highway speeds." -- Tire Rack Consumer Review, 2003 Honda CR-V


Monday, November 5, 2012 by Jim Leonard Jr

This is a great site, however finding tire prices is not possible, or so it seems.
Monday, November 5, 2012 by Alex

Hi Jim,
I can help! What size are you looking for? What tire were you interested in?
Monday, May 25, 2015 by Mary

I have a Honda Odyssey 2007 xle
what would a set of Michelin Defenders cost me?
Monday, October 3, 2016 by Ron Lackey

Need deal on 4 tire fore 04 honda Odessy
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 by Alex @ Tirerack

Hi Ron,

Are you looking for the best price on Defender or the best deal in the size? Shoot me an email and we can discuss options further.

Monday, March 12, 2018 by Case

My 6 year old Honda CRV EX L AWD needs new tiers. Came with Bridgstone duelers, hate them, very noisy. Looking for comparable Michelins.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 by Tire Rack Team

Case, if you have tires in the size 225/65R17, the Michelin Premier LTX would be the crossover/SUV category tire that is like the original equipment. The Premier LTX is highly rated for ride quality.

Follow the link for current pricing:


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