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Defender®

Passenger Car/Minivan

Our best standard passenger car/minivan tire, offering 145,000 km 3 of confident driving with exceptional safety, longevity and a quiet, comfortable ride.

Why should you consider this tire?

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.

Can save dollars of fuel

The interlocking action of IntelliSipes creates a more rigid tread block, which allows for a reduced starting tread depth leading to lower rolling resistance so you can save fuel without sacrificing safety or longevity.
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  1. IntelliSipe™ Technology maximizes the number of sipes and with interlocking action delivers long wear-life by providing exceptional tread block rigidity.
  2. MaxTouch Construction™ maximizes tire contact with the road & evenly distributes forces of acceleration, braking and cornering resulting in longer wear-life.
  3. EnergySaver Construction™ with Green X technology results in a tire that rolls easier which increases fuel efficiency.

 

Stops shorter than a leading competitor 2

Exceptional grip provided by IntelliSipe Technology maximizes the number of sipes within the tire, which allows you to brake confidently when you need to most for greater peace of mind in stressful driving situations.

Michelin always aims to bring together multiple performances.

At MICHELIN, we continuously push safety, durability and fuel efficiency, and even more performances, all at the same time and with no trade-offs. That’s what we mean by MICHELIN® Total Performance™, which has and will always be our difference on every tire.

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User reviews

4.5 / 5 Based on 110 reviews

92% of respondents would recommend this to a friend

So Far So Good

05/11/2017

5 / 5

By Blue Jays Fan from North Bay Ontario Canada - Nissan Rogue All-Season

I purchased Michelin Defender Tires in April for a Nissan Rogue and have recently completed a 700+ km trip. The weather we went through included light snow, rain, wet roads and dry conditions and my tires performed as well as I expected. We had a completely comfortable quiet ride and the tires hugged the road. Very satisfied so far.

22 May 2017 , 7:14PM
We appreciate your feedback Blue Jays Fan, and look forward to serving your tire needs in the future.

defender

06/17/2015

4 / 5

By diesel

the defenders are great tires nice an smooth, very big improvement over the harmonys i just wish the fuel mileage would improve with these tires havent noticed a diffrence

Worth the money

05/07/2017

5 / 5

By Bibendum from Toronto Ontario Canada - Audi A4 Quattro All-Season

I have always been reluctant to purchase Michelins due to the premium price that they command. Recently I purchased a set of Defenders and noticeable difference in the ride of my vehicle....much smoother and a highly stable feel regardless of the driving conditions. Overall, I'm very pleased with the Michelin Defender and will be purchasing them again in the future, which may not be for quite sometime given the longevity warranty.

22 May 2017 , 6:56PM
Thanks so much for the kind words Bibendum!
110 users reviewed Michelin® Defender

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