Is the Michelin CrossClimate 2 noisy?
The CrossClimate2 tires are noticeably quieter than the tires we took off the vehicle. That includes both highway and suburban driving.
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.
Is the CrossClimate 2 a quiet tire?
These tires are exceptional, quiet and comfortable in the dry, good grip in the wet, and way way better than any us all season tire. Couldn’t get stuck even in deep snow. Highly recommended.