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My Pilot is nearing the time for new tires. I'm not too enthusiastic to spend $900 on Michelin Defenders although I am sure they are great tires (I have them on several other cars). I am looking at the Goodyear Wrangler Fortitude HT. This seems to be a new tire so there's not much info on it. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
 

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My Pilot is nearing the time for new tires. I'm not too enthusiastic to spend $900 on Michelin Defenders although I am sure they are great tires (I have them on several other cars).
Do you ever drive off pavement?
Are you in the snowbelt?
If $900 is too much, what is your upper price limit?
 

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While I loved Michelin tires on my last set on my 05 I went to Bridgestone Ecopia, while are a bit like the old GY integrity tires except they have good grip in rain and snow. Look to at Coopers
 

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Do you ever drive off pavement?
Are you in the snowbelt?
If $900 is too much, what is your upper price limit?
In Atlanta, so no snow, and if there ever is snow nobody drives in it. I also never go off road.
I'd like to spend maybe $600 or so, however I am so torn because I do love those Michelins.
Have the Goodyear credit card so would get double the rebate for any GY tires, but open to other brands. It probably shouldn't be such a difficult decision but I like to over think things.
 

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In Atlanta, so no snow, and if there ever is snow nobody drives in it. I also never go off road.
I'd like to spend maybe $600 or so, however I am so torn because I do love those Michelins.
Have the Goodyear credit card so would get double the rebate for any GY tires, but open to other brands. It probably shouldn't be such a difficult decision but I like to over think things.
I'm not a fan of Goodyear tires.
My most recent set of Michelin tires developed cracks down in between the tread blocks.
Changed to Toyo Open Country Q/T for the latest set.
They were made in White, GA - northwest of Atlanta.
https://www.toyotires.com/tire/pattern/suv-and-cuv-tires-open-country-qt

If you want a tire with a rebate, then consider the new Continental CrossContact LX25.
https://www.continentaltire.com/product/crosscontact-lx25-23570-r-16-106t
Discount Tire is selling them for $146.
https://www.discounttire.com/buy-tires/continental-cross-contact-lx-25/p/42597
There's a $70 rebate through the end of August.
https://www.continentaltire.com/promotion
https://www.discounttire.com/promotions/continental-tires
 
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