Michelin A/T Tires

Michelin, named after its founding brothers – Edouard and Andre Michelin is the second largest tire manufacturers in the world after Japanese Bridgestone and larger than both American Goodyear and German Continental.

A well-known tire manufacturer, Michelin was founded in Clermont-Ferrand, France in 1889 and has to its credit a wide range of premium brands preferred by most buyers. In this article we will be talking about Michelin AT tires which is Michelin LTX A/T2 but first let get to know a bit more about the brand.

In addition to the Michelin brands, quality brands like Kleber, Uniroyal-Goodrich, SASCAR, Bookatable and Camso are other products credited to the company.

Michelin thrives on continuous improvement of sustainable mobility, innovative designs and quality products while offering a full range of innovative services and solutions that help make mobility safer, more efficient and more environmentally friendly.

Part of Michelin’s numerous innovative brands are removable tire, the pneurail (a tire for rubber-tired metros) and the radial tire.

The company manufactures tires for motorcycles, aircraft, space shuttles, automobiles, earth movers, heavy-duty construction trucks, farm equipment and bicycles.

 

Michelin LTX A/T2

About Michelin LTX A/T2

The LTX A/T2 Michelin is an all-terrain tire designed specifically for trucks, SUVs and recreational light trucks built for drivers that desire their tires to work all-year-round.

The Michelin LTX A/T2 is a low-noise brand that allows your maximum comfort while driving. Its tread design collects small rocks on gravel road but moves faster and smoother on highways.

It’s an On-/Off-Road All-Terrain light truck tire developed to meet the needs of today’s recreational and commercial pickup, van and SUV drivers.

LTX A/T2 is rugged, durable with smooth wheel-handling and fuel efficient even in commercial applications; it’s fair on wet concrete, good on all road condition except on wet asphalt surface and wet pavement.

However, you need not worry about uneven wear as these tires delivers even-wear and great tread-life up to about 70,000km on the average.

These tires are great on most terrains but you cannot expect good performance on heavy snow and wet surface as it does not grab snow. If you want a snow tire, you will be better off with a dedicated winter tire.

Moreover, if your usage is majorly for farm and other agricultural products, then you are in luck because these tires are most suitable for farm implements.

It has a good traction on dry surface, delivers stable and comfort handling on the wheel and it consumes fuel reasonably.

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Technologies

  • Michelin LTX A/T2’s Advanced MaxTouch Construction results in a unique tire footprint shape that allows for long-lasting, even tread-wear
  • Comfort Control Technology uses computer-optimized design and precision manufacturing to reduce vibrations and road noise to deliver a comfortable ride.
  • The advanced light truck tread rubber compound molded into an independent tread block, which is the Michelin Biting Edges enhances traction on dirt, mud, gravel, wet grass and snow.
  • The tire’s internal structure includes two or three steel belts depending on the tire’s Load Range and manufacturing location which enhances durability and tread puncture resistance.

Pros

  • LTX A/T2 has a good traction
  • Provides even wear
  • Great tread-life of over 70,000 km
  • It is good on mud pits, rocky terrain and soft deep sand.
  • Suitable for farm implement, trucks and SUVs
  • Its handling is stable and decent
  • Its fuel efficiency is good even in demanding commercial applications.
  • Durable, rugged and last longer than other brands compared.

Cons

  • Not great in severe winter condition
  • Not branded with 3PMSF (Three-Peak Mountain Snowflake symbol).
  • Loses grip on wet/rainy roads, wet asphalt surface and pavements.

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Warranty

LTX A/T2 comes with Michelin 6 years or 60,000 miles tread-life warranty or half mileage if rear and front size differs. Also, it has a wearing uniformity warranty of a year or first 2/32”.

You get a 6 years workmanship and materials warranty or free replacement the first year, 2/32” or 25% of wear and prorated until the last 2/32 inch of the remaining depth. LTX A/T2 comes with 60-day customer’s satisfaction Warranty or 3years flat changing.

 

Sizes

15’’

P 235/75R15 108S XL OWL, LT 31X10.50R15 109R C OWL

16’’

LT 215/85R16 115/112R E BSW, LT 225/75R16 115/112R E BSW, 104S SL OWL, LT 235/85R16 120/116R E BSW, P 245/70R16 106S SL OWL, LT 245/75R16 120/116R E OWL, LT 245/75R16 120/116R E BSW, P 245/75R16 109S SL OWL, P 255/70R16 109S SL BSW, P 265/70R16 111S SL OWL, LT 265/75R16 123/120R E OWL, LT 265/75R16 123/120R E BSW, LT 285/75R16 126/123R E OWL

17’’

P 235/65R17 103S SL OWL, LT 235/80R17 120/117R E BSW, 245/65R17 107S SL OWL, LT 245/70R17 119/116R E OWL, P 245/70R17 108S SL OWL, LT 245/75R17 121/118R E BSW, LT 245/75R17 121/118R E OWL, 255/70R17 112T SL BSW, 265/65R17 112S SL OWL, LT 265/70R17 121/118R E OWL, P 265/70R17 113S SL OWL, LT 285/70R17 121/118R D OWL

18’’

P 255/70R18 113T SL BSW, P 265/60R18 109T SL BSW, 265/65R18 114T SL BSW, LT 265/70R18 124/121R E BSW, LT 275/65R18 123/120R E OWL, P 275/65R18 114T SL BSW, LT 275/70R18 125/122R E BSW, LT 275/70R18 125/122R E OWL, LT 285/65R18 125/122R E OWL

20’’

LT275/55R20 113T SL BSW, P 275/60R20114S SL BSW, LT 275/65R20 126/123R E OWL, LT 285/55R20 122/119R E BSW

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Conclusion

Michelin LTX A/T2 comes with notable features that gives comfort to users and assures safety on roads. It’s good traction and stable handling feature makes it appealing to many buyers.

This tire’s performance on mud, rocky and soft deep sand makes it a good buy for you if using on farm implements, heavy trucks and SUVs.

We hope you find our review of Michelin AT tires helpful and informative in making your buying decision. If you have any question, comment or review of this tire kindly drop it in the box below, we will be glad to hear from you.

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