My 2016 Explorer XLT came with Michelin tires. I also have 30k miles with a lot of towing. I don't see having to replace them for another 30-40k miles. They are wearing great, quiet, handle well dry/wet/snow. I will eventually replace them with the same Michelin tires. They are expensive but by far the best value.2018 Explorer- 30k miles. The tires seem to be wearing more quickly than anticipated. Normal use since purchase. I know cos. put lower quality tires on vehicles these days. Anybody out there experiencing same? If so, what tires do you recommend? Thanks.
You want to run the PSI on the door placard as long as you replaced them with the same size and load index as OE. That is cold pressure also, so in the morning before you drive anywhere.Thanks to all who answered. Finally took vehicle to tire store; tread measured 4/32, which is severe for 33k miles. Those were Hancook OEM. Very disappointing. I purchased the Michelin Defender LTX that christes (and others) recommended. 70k life expectation. I asked salesman about the Michelin's and simple said "go no further". Maybe a bit costly, but with trips to FL upcoming, I feel not only that I got great tires, but peace of mind. One last question. They inflated them to about 37+, so after a bit of driving, the readout is 39+. That seems too high, particularly in a warm weather state??
Anybody got psi suggestions.