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Michelin LTX M/S 2
 
Approximate retail price:
$189.47
Summary: An all season tire designed for light duty pickups and SUVs. It has a 70,000 mile tread wear warranty.
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About - Michelin LTX M/S 2

The Michelin LTX M/S 2 is part of the tire test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, all season truck tire models like the LTX M/S 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.
About This Brand

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.

Features & Specs - Michelin LTX M/S 2
info Size tested P265/70R17
info Speed rating T
info Treadwear warranty 70,000
info UTQG treadwear 720
info UTQG traction A
info UTQG temperature A
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User Reviews - Michelin LTX M/S 2
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2.0
Did not come close to advertised mileage
8/5/2014
Pros
Tread life
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
Tires performed very well until the tread wore down. And it wore down way too fast. I have 37,000 miles on them on my 2009 Ford F-150. Rotate every 5000 miles when I get my oil changed. They now have 4/32 of an inch on them. They started at 12/32 of an inch. They are half way to the 70,000 mile warranty but will never make it. I don't trust them on wet roads, let alone the snow we'll see in 3 months. Will not buy again. Way too pricey for a short lived tire.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
5.0
great tire
7/29/2014
Pros
Dry grip
Handling
Noise
Ride comfort
Tread life
Value
Wet grip
Winter traction
Cons
Ride comfort
Best Uses
Comment:
I do alot of driving in the dirt, great traction on my ford F150 4x4. Most of my mileage is mountain highway driving. Does a great job in both wet and dry. I had the LT2 and it did start to crack, but I see none of that on these LTX m/s 2's.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
5.0
Smooth and Quiet All Terrain Tire
7/24/2014
Pros
Noise
Ride comfort
Tread life
Value
Wet grip
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
Bought six new LTX M/S2 tires for our Class C RV and could not be happier with their performance. Ride comfort/jarring and highway noise level in our motorhome was vastly improved over the previous set of tires that came with the coach. <br /><br />Have not had the chance to drive them in the rain yet, however their top rating for hydroplaning, as tested by Consumer Reports, leaves me feeling confident that they will perform very well. <br /><br />They also track straight on the highway, and require much less driver input vs. the tires they replaced. This is especially comforting when driving a 13,000lb. RV at highway speeds in traffic and crosswinds. <br /><br />I check MPG with each tank of gas, and did not see a reduction in MPG with the new LTX M/S2 tires. That being said, if I did experience a slight reduction in MPG due to the softer sidewall, the tradeoff would be acceptable given the smooth and quiet ride these tires provide. <br /><br />I just put a set of LTX M/S2's on my Sequoia as well, and will try to update with more information once I get some miles on them.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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