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First impressions are superb! Stuck with the stock size 245/50/20. Reall sticky in the corners, tracks true, stiffens up the steering in a great way. I don’t find that what others have stated with road noise true in my case. Granted I come from driving a 1ton dually box work truck daily. After a 250mile road trip, rally mud flaps are next on the list.
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Good looking tire. I'll keep it in my short list when it comes time to replace. Would love to hear peoples opinion in the snow. Where I live, it's hard to justify dedicated snow tires.
 

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I put them on my daily drivers winter wheels. They are definitely louder than my summer tires but thats to be expected. They aren’t obtrusive though and i like them so far. They haven’t seen snow (yet…) and they are on my list for replacement of the OEM tires for my wife’s Ascent next summer.
 

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Ride quality is much better on them but you can feel that extra rubber on slow turns in garage. I don't think they are much noisier but that is very subjective. Didn't have a chance to ride in rain or snow yet.
 

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I’ve put 10,000 miles on a set of Cross Climate 2 in every type of weather except heavy snow (it’s around the corner I’m sure). Love these tires. Ya’ll made a great choice. I found the road noise identical to the OEM Falkens, which is minimal, and the ride quality of the Michelins is excellent.
 

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i have them i love them also very smooth and quiet my new standard
when my daughters need new rubber for their foresters i'll get these unless the airless Michelin are available
 

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After a couple of months and a thousand-ish miles, I like the better ride and handling on wet roads.

Hate the noise, super loud drone, especially from 50-60mph. Not looking forward to the next 5 thousand mile road trip. I guess I got the only noisy set. Inflation and alignment are correct.
 

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My 2021 Ascent with Michelin Cross Climate 2 tires went thru it’s first snow today. The tires performed excellent. It’s a heavy wet snow that has a layer of oily ice underneath on side streets and clumpy slush on the highways here in Toronto. The tires easily cut the slush when changing lanes on the highway, no sudden steering impact. In town with the under-layer of ice, the tires performed as expected with excellent grip when cornering and accelerating; stopping required more distance but that is to be expected.
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i love this tire, my new standard till the Michelin airless come by when my daughters foresters need new tires this is it unless airless are available
 

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I bought Toyo Celsius all weather tires and really like them. Quiet and handle well. Almost anything better than OEM Falkens.
 

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I really like the tire impressions they leave in soil/sand!
 
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I just had the CC2s put on my car this past Saturday. While I don't have a lot of miles on them, I have driven over a variety of roads, from suburban to city to highway. They are no noisier than the Falkens, which I thought were pretty quiet. They definitely absorb road imperfections much better than the Falkens, noise-wise & suspension-wise. Just my 2 cents.
 

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I have put 12,000 miles on my CC2's. The only thing I worry about is long term treadwear. Being such a new tire, there were zero long term reviews available when I purchased. I get that their treadwear number is high but I've seen that before on Michelin tires (I was down to 4/32's on a different tire after only 20,000'ish miles). I guess we will see.
 

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CC 2s, if I'm not mistaken, are the third iteration of the CrossClimate tire from Michelin. They are not really all that new, even for the current version. But yes, there are not a lot of folks with massive amounts of miles on them. Also, it's not the "brand" when it comes to tire wear, it's the specific tire. Some Michelin tires really don't get high mileage, but some do. Defender LTX, for example, wear "practically forever" in my personal experience. They are unfortunately not available in the OEM size we need for 20 inch wheels; only 18s.
 
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I was at my local Subaru dealer for service today and they said my Falkens need to be replaced. Curiously my service guy said they can't order the Michelin CC2s because Subaru considers them dedicated snow tires and they won't sell those. But if I were to buy them elsewhere he said I could bring them in and they could install and balance them for me. He said he's trying to get Subaru to change their designation since they're popular tires and not actually snow tires but so far no luck.
 

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I was at my local Subaru dealer for service today and they said my Falkens need to be replaced. Curiously my service guy said they can't order the Michelin CC2s because Subaru considers them dedicated snow tires and they won't sell those. But if I were to buy them elsewhere he said I could bring them in and they could install and balance them for me. He said he's trying to get Subaru to change their designation since they're popular tires and not actually snow tires but so far no luck.
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First impressions are superb! Stuck with the stock size 245/50/20. Reall sticky in the corners, tracks true, stiffens up the steering in a great way. I don’t find that what others have stated with road noise true in my case. Granted I come from driving a 1ton dually box work truck daily. After a 250mile road trip, rally mud flaps are next on the list. View attachment 14626
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I come from listening to this. The louder the better. Keeps you up all night. Turn your speakers down.
 
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