They are more expensive than other tires, but they're better in every aspect important in a tire.
They last longer, ride better, handle leaks/punctures better, and that makes them an excellent investment.
If you see Michelins on a used car, you can be sure of two things:
- the car is worth more than if it had less expensive, lower quality tires, and
- the person who owned the car cared about their cars and their tires