Michelin Defender LTX M/S Tire Review

In previous days trucks and SUVs are very slow, even the truck drivers are also not able to handle them in the corners. For this reason, trucks' and SUVs' tires were mainly designed to provide long-lasting and good performance.

Coming to Michelin Defender LTX M/S, this tire is mainly built for light trucks, SUVs, Crossovers, and pickup trucks. This tire has the same tread design and treads depth as LTX M/S2 and is the replacement for the top-performing LTX M/S2 tire and aims to improve the performance on all fronts.

The LTX on the tire indicates that it is an all-season tire designed for light trucks and SUVs. This tire will give smooth and quiet ride comfort and also delivers excellent traction and toughness.

Michelin Defender LTX M/S Tires

Why We Choose Michelin Defender LTX M/S tire

One of the well-known tire models from the Defender tire family is Michelin Defender LTX M/S. It has Excellent traction and tread wear with optimal comfort and safety. Here we listed some of the reasons to choose Defender LTX M/S tires.

Tire Type:

The LTX M/S is classified as an all-season performance tire that can deliver dependable wet and dry traction, longer tread life, and a smoother ride.

It is a high-performance tire that can have excellent traction and shorter braking distances in snow and emergency situations.

Long-lasting tread life:

Michelin Defender LTX M/S is an all-season tire that delivers long-lasting tread life with the use of “Evertread Technology”, which makes the LTX M/S last 10% longer than its original LTX M/S2 and resists tough road conditions.

Improved wet and snow traction:

Michelin Defender LTX M/S tires offer short braking distances on wet roads and better traction in snow conditions and perform exceptional grip, and brilliant stability on dry roads also.

Fuel Economy:

Michelin features the MaxTouch Construction in the sidewalls to increase the contact patch and improves the performance of handling, stability, and braking on various surfaces and saves up to 250 liters of fuel over their entire lifespan.

Noise and Comfort:

By increasing the on-road grip of the tire, the Comfort Control Technology helps to reduce the noise and offers you a smoother, quieter riding experience.

Knowing the price of your tire model is very important before buying them, it can help you to take a good decision over purchasing the tires. Michelin Defender LTX M/S tire's price starts normally from $145 to $360 per tire. It can help to decide the budget for your tire to choose the best one.


Depending on the speed rating Michelin differs warranty on the Michelin Defender LTX M/S tires. Michelin provides a 50,000-mile tread warranty for R-rated high-performance and high-speed tires and a 50,000-mile tread warranty on T-and H- speed rated models. You will get a 3-year flat tire changing service and Michelin’s 30 days customer service.

What type of Vehicles Will be Suitable for Michelin Defender LTX Tires?

We have many vehicles that are compatible with the tire, here are some of the vehicles listed below:

Chevrolet Silverado, Dakota, GMC Yukon, Jeep Wrangler, Honda Element, Land Rover Discovery, Lexus GX470, Nissan Titan, Mitsubishi Montero, Toyota Tacoma, Land Cruiser, Xterra, Frontier, Pathfinder, and FJ Cruiser.


• All-Season traction tire
• Long tread life
• Value for the money
• Excellent Wet Performance
• Available in different sizes
• Good tread pattern
• Strong and durable


• Expensive tire
• Not for snow conditions
• No 3PMSF Symbol


The tire has an excellent performance in dry and wet conditions and very comfortable, eco-friendly tire. If you don’t think about the price, this tire is highly recommended for light trucks and SUVs in an all-season category when compared to its competitors.