Michelin All Terrain tires

Michelin LTX A/T 2 information from Consumer Reports
April 1, 2015 – 04:51 pm
Top 10 All-Terrain Tires

Summary:An all terrain tire designed for pickups and SUVs, well suited on-road and for light duty off-road conditions. It has a 60, 000 mile tread wear warranty.

32 people have reviewed this model.

The Michelin LTX A/T 2 is part of the tire test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, all terrain truck tire models like the LTX A/T 2 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Dry braking:Dry braking is from 60 to 0 mph.
Wet braking:Wet braking is from 60 to 0 mph.
Handling:Handling includes how well the tires gripped in an avoidance maneuver involving a swerve into the left lane and back into the right lane; wet and dry cornering grip on our skid pad; and subjective steering feel.

A French company, Michelin has its North America headquarters in Greenville, S.C. As a global tire maker, it offers tires for nearly all applications. In North America, it owns the BFGoodrich and Uniroyal brands. Founded in 1891, Michelin first introduced the radial tire, and the company continues to be a pioneer in tire technologies. Michelin tires generally perform impressively in our all-weather tests and offer many models with low rolling resistance and long tread life.

User Reviews - Michelin LTX A/T 2

By roynlori

from Wrightwood, CA

These tires show no tire wear such as smoothing but at less than 23K miles, chunks of tread are coming off of only the outer 1-2 of all four tires. There is splitting in what I will call the body of the tire as well. In the past week, tires will lose more than 20 lbs of pressure overnight. Maybe they are part of the big recall, don't know. I will certainly check.

How long have you owned it:

More than six months

Bottom Line

No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

By QX4

from Columbus Ohio

Pros

Dry grip

Noise

Ride comfort

Tread life

Winter traction

Comment:

Excellent overall tires, Michelin Does it again. I have had these tires on a Infinity QX4 (pathfinder) SUV for about 6 years and 30k miles. they still have plenty of tread to get to 60k Warranty or further. Tires have nice soft comfort, excellent braking and traction (snow too) but are still very rugged in dirt and minor offroading. I will remain high on Michelin tires and their overall value!

Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

By MeeTexas

from Buda, Texas

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

Issues Wtread Chunking

I have a 2011 Ford F150 purchased it in Feb 2012 - it only has 40, 096.3 miles and I noticed that the Michelin LTX A/S P255/65 front tires both have little bits of chunks missing all over the tread. I think that they are rated for 60, 000 miles. My commute to work is 10 minutes in a small town. One of the tires went flat due to a larger chunk of tread approximately 1 missing. I'm concerned that this has happened to what is supposed to be one of the best tires in the industry. According to my internet searches, this has happened to other driver's who own the same type of tire. I'm going to do some more investigating on this issue.

Source: www.consumerreports.org
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