Michelin®

      Defender® LTX® M/S

      tire

      Does this tire fit my vehicle?

      285/60 R20 125R
      4
      295/70 R18 129R
      4
      205/65 R15 99T
      4
      215/50 R17 95H
      4
      305/50 R20 116H
      4
      225/55 R17 101H
      4
      235/55 R18 100T
      4
      235/70 R16 109T
      4
      235/75 R15 109T
      4
      265/60 R20 121R
      4
      31x10.5 R15 109R
      4
      215/75 R15 100T
      4
      265/60 R18 110T
      4
      275/70 R18 125R
      4
      245/70 R16 107T
      4
      255/65 R17 110T
      4
      255/65 R18 111T
      4
      255/70 R16 111T
      4
      265/70 R16 112T
      4
      35x12.5 R20 121R
      4
      245/65 R17 107T
      4
      245/70 R17 119R
      4
      285/65 R18 125R
      4
      245/75 R17 121R
      4
      275/65 R18 123R
      4
      235/85 R16 120R
      4
      265/70 R18 124R
      4
      265/75 R16 123R
      4
      275/55 R20 113T
      4
      275/65 R20 126R
      4
      285/70 R17 121R
      4
      275/60 R18 113H
      4
      225/75 R16 115R
      4
      255/65 R16 109T
      4
      235/70 R17 109T
      4
      235/75 R17 109T
      4
      225/75 R17 116R
      4
      285/65 R20 127R
      4
      295/65 R20 129R
      4
      295/70 R17 121R
      4
      255/50 R19 107H
      4
      255/70 R17 112T
      4
      275/60 R20 115T
      4
      285/75 R16 126R
      4
      215/70 R16 100H
      4
      255/65 R18 120R
      4
      Driving Experience
      All Around Security
      • 10

        Wear life

      • 8

        Braking

      • 8

        Comfort

      • 8

        Fuel efficiency

      • 5

        Handling

      Benefits of Michelin:

      • Improved Tread Life in Severe Conditions

        Evertread™ compound helps the MICHELIN® Defender® LTX® M/S last 10% longer in severe conditions than the MICHELIN® LTX® M/S2.[1]

      • Excellent Wet and Snow Traction

        The MICHELIN® Defender® LTX® M/S tire offers shorter wet stopping distances and better snow traction than leading competitive long-warranty tires.[2]

      • Eco-Friendly

        MaxTouch Construction™ helps the MICHELIN® Defender® LTX® M/S save you up to 65 gallons of fuel over the life of the tire, compared to a leading competitive tire.[3]

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      Warranties

      50

      50,000 Mile Manufacturer's Treadwear Limited Warranty

      These MICHELIN® tires carry a 50,000 mile limited warranty in addition to the standard materials and workmanship warranty for treadwear or mileage.

      Available on: Speed Rating: (R)

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      * Mileage Warranty Exceptions
      Split fitments - If your vehicle has tires of different sizes on the front versus the rear axles, your tires cannot be rotated as recommended. Therefore, the mileage warranty on each rear tire will cover half the number of miles as the standard mileage warranty for that particular tire line.
      ZP (Zero Pressure) tires - The maximum mileage warranty for ZP tires is 30,000 miles.


      70

      70,000 Mile Manufacturer's Treadwear Limited Warranty

      These MICHELIN® tires carry a 70,000 mile limited warranty in addition to the standard materials and workmanship warranty for treadwear or mileage.

      Available on: Speed Rating: (H, T)

      Download PDF Version of Warranty

      * Mileage Warranty Exceptions
      Split fitments - If your vehicle has tires of different sizes on the front versus the rear axles, your tires cannot be rotated as recommended. Therefore, the mileage warranty on each rear tire will cover half the number of miles as the standard mileage warranty for that particular tire line.
      ZP (Zero Pressure) tires - The maximum mileage warranty for ZP tires is 30,000 miles.


      Standard limited warranty on all MICHELIN tires

      All MICHELIN® tires have a Standard Manufacturer's Limited Warranty, which covers defects in workmanship and materials for the life of the original usable tread, or for 6 years from date of purchase, whichever occurs first

      Specs and documentation

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      Ratings & Reviews

      1 Based on third-party treadwear tests using the MICHELIN® Defender® LTX® M/S tire versus the MICHELIN® LTX® M/S2 tire using size LT265/70R17 121/118R tires. Actual on-road results may vary.
      2 Based on internal wet braking tests from 50 MPH using a 2011 Ford F-150, and on third-party snow traction tests using ASTM Test Method F1805-12, versus the following competitors. Actual on-road results may vary. Average wet stopping distance: MICHELIN® Defender® LTX® M/S : 265/70R17 115T : 136.5 ft, Bridgestone® Dueler™ H/L Alenza Plus : P265/70R17 113T : 163.0 ft, Firestone® Destination™ LE2 : P265/70R17 113T : 144.5 ft, Goodyear® Wrangler SR-A® : P265/70R17 113R : 170.7 ft Average snow traction: MICHELIN® Defender® LTX® M/S : 265/70R17 115T : 100%, Bridgestone® Dueler™ H/L Alenza Plus : P265/70R17 113T : 49%, Firestone® Destination™ LE2 : P265/70R17 113T : 72%, Goodyear® Wrangler SR-A® : P265/70R17 113R : 79%
      3 Based on internal rolling resistance tests versus Goodyear® Wrangler SR-A®; using the MICHELIN® Defender® LTX® M/S tire; in size LT265/70R17 121/118R. Actual on-road results may vary.