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Michelin - Defender

Tire Size: 225/65R17
Tire Type: Standard Passenger Tire (All Seasons)
Load Index: 102
Speed/Performance Rating: T - 118 MPH
Sidewall: Blackwall
Mileage Warranty: 90,000 Mile
Overall Performance Rating:
Overall Performance Rating:
8.6 / 10
Ride Comfort:
8.5 / 10
Road Noise:
8.6 / 10
Treadwear Warranty:
9.5 / 10
Handling Traction Wet/Dry:
9.0 / 10
Winter Traction:
8.2 / 10
Ice Traction:
7.8 / 10
Off-Road Traction:
Fuel Efficiency:
7.8 / 10
9.5 / 10

Tire Data Sheet (PDF)

Guaranteed Lowest Price:

Item Number: 20960M

*Prices do not include installation, disposal, or state & federal tax(es).

Michelin's best standard passenger car/minivan tire ever offering 90,000 miles of confident driving through exceptional safety, longevity and a quiet, comfortable ride so that you can protect those you care about most.

Mileage Warranty

90,000 Mile tread life limited warranty.

Standard Warranty

Standard Manufacturer's Limited Warranty: Michelin passenger and light truck tires, used in normal service on the vehicle on which they were originally fitted and in accordance with the maintenance recommendations and safety warnings contained in the attached owner's manual are covered by this limited warranty against defects in workmanship and materials for the life of the original usable tread, or six years from the date of purchase, whichever comes first.

Ride Guarantee

30 Day Ride Guarantee. Test drive your new tires for 30 days. If you don't like them, bring them back!

Roadside Assistance

Includes FREE 24-hour tire roadside assistance.

Road Hazard Option

OPTIONAL. If purchased, lifetime road hazard tire protection covers your tires from punctures, cuts, breaks or any other road hazard damage caused by normal driving conditions, regardless of their mileage, giving you the security you need.