Long-Life Michelin Defender Passenger Tire
Michelin North America Inc.’s new all-season standard passenger car tire, the Defender, delivers the company’s technical performance attributes and long-lasting tread life designed specifically for the family car. It replaces the Michelin HydroEdge and the Michelin Harmony lines. Michelin says the Defender will stop 31 feet shorter than the competition, and will last 21,000 miles longer. Available in April 1, 2012, Michelin says the Defender will cover 93% of standard passenger car vehicles in the marketplace. It will be available in 38 sizes ranging from 175/70R 13 to 225/50R 18.