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MICHELIN X TRA Defend

Built to resist!
Outstanding Tire Life
Better Aggression Resistance
Higher TMPH
Articulated Dump Trucks Tire Life Protection
Outstanding Tire Life
Better Aggression Resistance
Higher TMPH
Articulated Dump Trucks Tire Life Protection

Outstanding Tire Life

Outstanding tire life (1) (3) due to deeper tread pattern and more rubber to be worn

Better Aggression Resistance

Better aggression resistance (1) (2) due to protective shield on the crown and sidewalls and more mass metal on the summit of the tire

Higher TKPH

Higher TMPH (3) (5) than the competition:

  • 23.5 R 25: MICHELIN® X®TRA DEFEND™: 192 TKPH – BRIDGESTONE® VLTS: 161 TKPH
  • 29.5 R 25: MICHELIN® X®TRA DEFEND™: 246 TKPH – BRIDGESTONE® VLTS: 225 TKPH

In Action

Customer Testimonial

(1) Internal comparison with MICHELIN® X®AD 65, same sizes
(2) Internal comparison with MICHELIN® X®-SUPER TERRAIN™+
(3) 875/65 R 29 X®TRA DEFEND™ compare to the competitors tire, same size. These datas come from Michelin® Databook 2017, the BRIDGESTONE® OTR Databook 2016 and the Goodyear® Databook 2017.
(4) Internal comparison with 29.5 R 25 MICHELIN® X®-SUPER TERRAIN™+, field tests measurements certified by the Michelin Center of Technology, with 36 tires tested between 2012 and 2017.
(5) These datas come from Michelin® Data Book 2017 and BRIDGESTONE® OTR Databook 2016.

Technical data

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