What does LTX mean on Michelin tires?
A Light Truck and SUV all-terrain tire with a compound designed to resist chipping and tearing, providing excellent durability when the pavement ends. Application.
Are Michelin Defender LTX MS tires good in snow?
Excellent Wet and Snow Traction
The MICHELIN® Defender® LTX® M/S long-lasting tire delivers excellent grip for shorter braking distances on wet roads and better traction on snow than leading competitive long-warranty tires.
Did Michelin discontinue the defender?
The Defender tire was discontinued by Michelin in 2017 to be replaced by the Defender T+H, an improved version of the original Defender tire with a new tread compound for longer wear and a higher speed rating.