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  • Year Released: 2015
  • Regions for sale: Americas, Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia, Oceania
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We spent several hours reading reviews from experts and tire owners. In summary, this is what people think about Michelin Defender LTX M/S. You can agree with these conclusions by voting for any item:

Reasons to buy vote if agree

– A few drivers mentioned that they were impressed by the smooth and quiet ride provided by this tire.
– A happy driver said that the tires performed very well in a variety of conditions, including snow, rain and mud.
– A satisfied driver said that the tires were worth the money he paid.
– One driver wrote that after he had driven them in, the tires started gripping really well in both wet and dry conditions.

Reasons not to buy

– A disappointed driver complained that the tires had almost no wet traction.
– A dissatisfied consumer complained that the tires wore out very quickly.
– One driver stated that his biggest complaint was the noise. These tires are really noisy.

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Michelin Defender LTX M/S



Description

Our Best Just Got Better. Michelin Defender LTX M/S combines the proven tread design of the LTX M/S2 with Evertread compound to provide durable tread life, no matter the season.

  • Improved Tread Life in Severe Conditions (Evertread compound helps the Michelin Defender LTX M/S last 10% longer in severe conditions than the Michelin Defender LTX M/S)
  • 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)
  • 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)

Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Michelin / Defender LTX M/S
Car Type
Light Truck / SUV
Season
All Season
Rim Diameter
15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 / 22 "
Width
205 / 215 / 225 / 235 / 245 / 255 / 265 / 275 / 285 / 295 / 305 mm
Aspect Ratio
45 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 / 70 / 75 / 85 %
Construction
Radial
Special Features
Runflat
No
Mud and Snow
Optional
Extra Load
Optional
Speed and Load
Speed Index
H (max 130 mph) ... T (max 118 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)
 

Michelin / Defender LTX M/S Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features Measured rim width Utqg Tread depth Sidewall styling Revs per mile Overall diameter Max inflation pressure Section width Load range Approved rim width Tire weight Max load at cold inflation pressure Price
R15 205/65 R15 99T XL 205/65 R15 99T XL 6.0 800/A/A 12.0 BW 817.0 25.6 50.0 8.4 XL 5.5 - 7.5 24.23 1709.0
R15 215/75 R15 100T 215/75 R15 100T 6.0 800/A/A 12.0 ORWL 751.0 27.6 44.0 8.5 5.5 - 7 28.7 1764.0
R15 235/75 R15 109T XL 235/75 R15 109T XL 6.5 800/A/A 12.0 ORWL 721.0 28.8 50.0 9.5 XL 6 - 8 33.91 2271.0
R16 215/55 R16 97H XL 215/55 R16 97H XL 7.0 720/A/A 10.5 BW 823.0 25.5 50.0 9.1 XL 6 - 7.5 24.76 1609.0
R16 215/70 R16 100H 215/70 R16 100H 6.5 720/A/A 10.5 BW 746.0 27.8 44.0 8.7 5.5 - 7 28.9 1764.0
R16 215/85 R16 115/112R 215/85 R16 115/112R 6.0 13.5 BW 684.0 30.4 80.0 8.9 E 5.5 - 7 39.93 2680.0
R16 225/75 R16 115/112R 225/75 R16 115/112R 6.0 13.5 BW 710.0 29.2 80.0 8.7 E 6 - 7 38.21 2680.0
R16 235/70 R16 109T XL 235/70 R16 109T XL 7.0 800/A/A 12.0 ORWL 718.0 28.9 50.0 9.6 XL 6 - 8 32.94 2271.0
R16 235/75 R16 112T XL 235/75 R16 112T XL 6.5 800/A/A 12.0 ORWL 697.0 29.8 50.0 9.2 XL 6 - 8 33.93 2469.0
R16 235/85 R16 120/116R 235/85 R16 120/116R 6.5 13.5 BW 656.0 31.7 80.0 9.2 E 6 - 7.5 42.42 3042.0
R16 245/70 R16 107T 245/70 R16 107T 7.0 800/A/A 12.0 ORWL 704.0 29.4 44.0 9.9 6.5 - 8 34.46 2150.0
R16 245/75 R16 111T 245/75 R16 111T 7.0 800/A/A 12.0 BW 683.0 30.4 44.0 9.7 6.5 - 8 34.22 2403.0
R16 245/75 R16 120/116R 245/75 R16 120/116R 7.0 13.5 BW 683.0 30.5 80.0 10.0 E 6.5 - 8 41.93 3042.0
R16 255/65 R16 109T 255/65 R16 109T 7.5 800/A/A 12.0 ORWL 716.0 29.0 44.0 10.2 7 - 9 34.26 2271.0
R16 255/70 R16 111T 255/70 R16 111T 7.5 800/A/A 12.0 ORWL 691.0 30.0 44.0 10.5 6.5 - 8.5 36.33 2403.0
R16 265/70 R16 112T 265/70 R16 112T 8.0 800/A/A 12.0 ORWL 679.0 30.4 44.0 10.8 7 - 9 37.43 2469.0
R16 265/75 R16 116T 265/75 R16 116T 7.5 800/A/A 12.0 ORWL 657.0 31.5 44.0 10.8 7 - 9 49.12 2756.0
R16 265/75 R16 123/120R 265/75 R16 123/120R 7.5 13.5 ORWL 657.0 31.6 80.0 10.5 E 7 - 8 39.46 3415.0
R16 275/70 R16 114H 275/70 R16 114H 8.0 720/A/A 10.5 BW 667.0 31.1 44.0 10.9 7 - 9 52.54 2601.0
R16 285/75 R16 126/123R 285/75 R16 126/123R 8.0 13.5 BW 634.0 32.8 80.0 11.2 E 7.5 - 9 50.04 3750.0
R17 215/50 R17 95H XL 215/50 R17 95H XL 7.0 720/A/A 10.5 BW 815.0 25.7 50.0 8.9 XL 6 - 7.5 24.56 1521.0
R17 225/55 R17 101H XL 225/55 R17 101H XL 7.0 720/A/A 10.5 BW 777.0 27.0 50.0 9.4 XL 6 - 8 27.43 1819.0
R17 225/65 R17 102H 225/65 R17 102H 6.5 720/A/A 10.5 BW 730.0 28.5 44.0 8.9 6 - 8 28.73 1874.0
R17 225/75 R17 116/113R 225/75 R17 116/113R 6.0 13.5 BW 686.0 30.3 80.0 8.7 E 6 - 7.5 40.08 2755.0
R17 235/65 R17 104T 235/65 R17 104T 7.0 800/A/A 12.0 BW 716.0 29.0 44.0 9.4 6.5 - 8.5 32.85 1984.0
R17 235/70 R17 109T XL 235/70 R17 109T XL 7.0 800/A/A 12.0 BW 693.0 30.0 50.0 9.4 XL 6 - 8 32.67 2271.0
R17 235/75 R17 109T 235/75 R17 109T 6.5 800/A/A 12.0 BW 674.0 30.8 44.0 9.2 6 - 8 34.72 2271.0
R17 245/65 R17 107T 245/65 R17 107T 7.0 800/A/A 12.0 BW 704.0 29.5 44.0 9.8 7 - 8.5 34.41 2150.0
R17 245/70 R17 119/116R 245/70 R17 119/116R 7.0 13.5 BW 681.0 30.5 80.0 9.8 E 6.5 - 8 42.11 3000.0
R17 245/75 R17 121/118R 245/75 R17 121/118R 7.0 13.5 BW 660.0 31.8 80.0 10.0 E 6.5 - 7.5 44.4 3195.0
R17 255/65 R17 110T 255/65 R17 110T 7.5 800/A/A 12.0 BW 691.0 30.2 44.0 10.3 7 - 9 36.86 2337.0
R17 255/70 R17 112T 255/70 R17 112T 7.5 800/A/A 12.0 BW 669.0 31.1 44.0 10.2 6.5 - 8.5 36.27 2469.0
R17 255/75 R17 115T 255/75 R17 115T 7.0 800/A/A 12.0 BW 649.0 32.0 44.0 10.0 6.5 - 8.5 38.65 2679.0
R17 265/65 R17 112T 265/65 R17 112T 8.0 800/A/A 12.0 BW 681.0 30.8 44.0 10.7 7.5 - 9.5 49.74 2469.0
R17 265/70 R17 115T 265/70 R17 115T 8.0 800/A/A 12.0 ORWL 657.0 31.5 44.0 10.9 7 - 9 37.99 2679.0
R17 265/70 R17 121/118R 265/70 R17 121/118R 8.0 13.5 ORWL 657.0 31.7 80.0 10.9 E 7 - 8.5 39.09 3195.0
R17 285/70 R17 121/118R 285/70 R17 121/118R 8.5 13.5 BW 635.0 32.7 80.0 11.6 E 7.5 - 9 56.17 3195.0
R17 295/70 R17 121/118R 295/70 R17 121/118R 8.5 13.5 BW 624.0 33.3 80.0 11.7 E 7.5 - 10 58.75 3195.0
R18 235/55 R18 100T 235/55 R18 100T 7.5 800/A/A 12.0 BW 739.0 28.4 44.0 9.6 6.5 - 8.5 29.67 1764.0
R18 235/60 R18 107H XL 235/60 R18 107H XL 7.0 720/A/A 12.0 BW 715.0 29.1 50.0 9.4 XL 6.5 - 8.5 30.6 2150.0
R18 235/65 R18 106T 235/65 R18 106T 7.0 800/A/A 12.0 BW 692.0 30.0 44.0 9.4 6.5 - 8.5 32.34 2094.0
R18 245/60 R18 105H 245/60 R18 105H 7.0 720/A/A 10.5 BW 703.0 29.6 44.0 9.8 7 - 8.5 32.05 2039.0
R18 255/55 R18 109H XL 255/55 R18 109H XL 8.0 720/A/A 10.5 BW 717.0 29.0 50.0 10.4 XL 7 - 9 31.24 2271.0
R18 255/65 R18 111T 255/65 R18 111T 7.5 800/A/A 12.0 BW 670.0 31.3 44.0 10.3 7 - 9 38.89 2403.0
R18 265/60 R18 110T 265/60 R18 110T 8.0 800/A/A 12.0 BW 682.0 30.8 44.0 10.7 7.5 - 9.5 37.19 2337.0
R18 265/65 R18 114T 265/65 R18 114T 8.0 800/A/A 12.0 BW 659.0 31.5 44.0 10.7 7.5 - 9.5 40.74 2601.0
R18 265/70 R18 116T 265/70 R18 116T 8.0 800/A/A 12.0 BW 637.0 32.5 44.0 10.9 7 - 9 48.92 2756.0
R18 265/70 R18 124/121R 265/70 R18 124/121R 8.0 13.5 BW 637.0 32.6 80.0 10.9 E 7 - 9 40.52 3525.0
R18 275/60 R18 113H 275/60 R18 113H 8.0 720/A/A 10.5 BW 671.0 30.9 44.0 10.9 7.5 - 9.5 39.99 2535.0
R18 275/65 R18 116T 275/65 R18 116T 8.0 800/A/A 12.0 BW 648.0 32.1 44.0 10.9 7.5 - 9.5 41.6 2756.0
R18 275/65 R18 123/120R 275/65 R18 123/120R 8.0 13.5 BW 648.0 32.2 80.0 11.0 E 7.5 - 9 40.79 3415.0
R18 275/70 R18 125/122R 275/70 R18 125/122R 8.0 13.5 BW 627.0 33.1 80.0 11.3 E 7 - 8.5 38.34 3640.0
R18 285/60 R18 120H XL 285/60 R18 120H XL 8.5 720/A/A 10.5 BW 661.0 31.4 50.0 11.5 XL 8 - 10 39.95 3085.0
R18 285/65 R18 125/122R 285/65 R18 125/122R 8.5 13.5 BW 639.0 32.8 80.0 11.6 E 8 - 10 53.17 3640.0
R18 295/70 R18 129/126R 295/70 R18 129/126R 8.5 13.5 BW 607.0 34.3 80.0 12.0 E 7.5 - 10 54.1 4080.0
R19 235/45 R19 95H 235/45 R19 95H 8.0 720/A/A 10.5 BW 760.0 27.3 44.0 9.3 7.5 - 9 28.4 1521.0
R19 235/55 R19 105H XL 235/55 R19 105H XL 7.5 720/A/A 10.5 BW 713.0 29.3 50.0 9.8 XL 6.5 - 8.5 31.26 2039.0
R19 245/55 R19 103H 245/55 R19 103H 7.5 720/A/A 10.5 BW 702.0 29.8 44.0 10.1 7 - 8.5 34.33 1929.0
R19 255/50 R19 107H XL 255/50 R19 107H XL 8.0 720/A/A 10.5 BW 715.0 29.0 50.0 10.4 XL 7 - 9 32.65 2150.0
R19 255/60 R19 109H 255/60 R19 109H 7.5 720/A/A 10.5 BW 670.0 31.0 44.0 10.4 7 - 9 33.95 2271.0
R20 245/60 R20 107H 245/60 R20 107H 7.0 720/A/A 10.5 BW 659.0 31.5 44.0 9.7 7 - 8.5 34.68 2150.0
R20 255/50 R20 109H XL 255/50 R20 109H XL 8.0 720/A/A 10.5 BW 691.0 30.1 50.0 10.4 XL 7 - 9 33.42 2271.0
R20 255/55 R20 110H XL 255/55 R20 110H XL 8.0 720/A/A 10.5 BW 671.0 31.0 50.0 10.4 XL 7 - 9 34.3 2337.0
R20 265/50 R20 107T 265/50 R20 107T 8.5 800/A/A 12.0 BW 683.0 30.4 44.0 10.9 7.5 - 9.5 35.85 2150.0
R20 275/55 R20 113T 275/55 R20 113T 8.5 800/A/A 12.0 BW 652.0 32.2 44.0 11.0 7.5 - 9.5 47.97 2535.0
R20 275/60 R20 115T 275/60 R20 115T 8.0 800/A/A 12.0 BW 630.0 33.0 44.0 10.9 7.5 - 9.5 37.26 2679.0
R20 275/65 R20 126/123R 275/65 R20 126/123R 8.0 13.5 BW 610.0 34.3 80.0 11.0 E 7.5 - 9.5 48.61 3750.0
R20 285/50 R20 116H XL 285/50 R20 116H XL 9.0 720/A/A 10.5 BW 665.0 31.2 50.0 11.7 XL 8 - 10 40.45 2756.0
R20 285/60 R20 125/122R 285/60 R20 125/122R 8.5 13.5 BW 622.0 33.7 80.0 11.3 E 8 - 10 38.71 3640.0
R20 285/65 R20 127/124R 285/65 R20 127/124R 8.5 13.5 BW 602.0 34.5 80.0 11.5 E 8 - 10 51.28 3860.0
R20 295/60 R20 126/123R 295/60 R20 126/123R 8.5 13.5 BW 613.0 33.9 80.0 11.7 E 8 - 10 52.45 3750.0
R20 295/65 R20 129/126R 295/65 R20 129/126R 8.5 13.5 BW 592.0 35.1 80.0 11.7 E 8 - 10 54.41 4080.0
R20 305/50 R20 116H 305/50 R20 116H 9.5 720/A/A 10.5 BW 649.0 32.3 44.0 12.2 8.5 - 11 56.26 2756.0
R22 285/45 R22 110H 285/45 R22 110H 9.5 720/A/A 10.5 BW 648.0 32.1 44.0 11.2 9 - 10.5 50.86 2337.0

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