Best All Terrain Truck Tires

Consumer Reports tested various truck tire models for a  range of performance characteristics under all terrain conditions.  These include dry braking, wet braking, handling, hydroplaning, snow traction, ice braking, ride comfort, noise, rolling resistance and tread life. The top five brands models were:

1. Cooper Discoverer A/T 3 : Scoring 66 in overall performance this was the highest score given to an all terrain truck tire. The Cooper Discoverer A/T 3 performed strongest under snowy conditions with an excellent snow traction.

2. Michelin LTX A/T 2: Scoring 64 with the strongest performance in tread life.

3. Hankook Dynapro ATM: Scoring 64 these tires were rated as excellent for snow traction.

4. Kumho Road Venture AT KL-78: Scored 64 with excellent performance in both dry braking and snow traction.

5. Kumho Road Venture SAT KL61: With a score of 64 these tires perform best in dry braking and hydroplaning.

Best Truck Tire #1: Cooper Discoverer A/T 3

An all-terrain tire designed for pickups and SUVs and is well suited on dry and wet pavement and light duty off-road conditions. It has a 55,000 mile tread wear warranty with an approximate retail price of $150.00.

Pros:Solid dry and wet braking, excellent snow traction, and very good tread life. Comfortable ride.
Cons: Stopping performance on ice and rolling resistance.

Review:Top rated all terrain tire delivers well rounded performance for most driving conditions. Positive reviews with high customer satisfaction. Noted are the improvement over the late ATR model, less noisy and a smoother more comfortable ride. Snow, Wet and dry traction is considered excellent and off-road performance was good.
Average User Rating: (4.5/5)

Best Truck Tire #2: Michelin LTX A/T 2

An all-terrain tire designed for pickups and SUVs and is well suited on dry and wet pavement and light duty off-road conditions. It has a 60,000 mile tread wear warranty with an approximate retail price of $180.00.

Pros: Very good braking on dry and wet surfaces, and outstanding tread life for an all-terrain tire.
Cons: Stopping distance on icy surfaces.

Reviews:A very good choice overall and for drivers who place a high priority on tread life. Positive reviews and while somewhat more expensive than other top rated tires the Michelin LTX A/T 2 is considered good value for money and reliable. The mileage you get with these tires was considered good by most customers. The tread life was tested and found to be excellent.
Average User Rating: (3.5/5)

Best Truck Tire #3: Hankook Dynapro ATM

An all terrain tire designed for pickups and SUVs and is well suited on dry and wet pavement and light duty off-road conditions. It has a 50,000 mile tread wear warranty with an approximate retail price of $175.00.

Pros: A well rounded tire for most weather conditions with impressive snow traction and very good tread life.
Cons: Tread noise

Reviews:Well balanced performance for most driving conditions. Considered excellent in snow with good tire wear but considered somewhat nosier than other models.
Average User Rating: (5/5)

Best Truck Tire #4: Kumho Road Venture AT KL-78

An all terrain tire designed for pickups and SUVs and is well suited on dry and wet pavement and light duty off-road conditions. It has no treadwear warranty with an approximate retail price of $130.

Pros: Short dry stops and excellent snow traction. Comfortable ride.
Cons: Rolling resistance and tread life.

Reviews:A very good choice where wintry weather is common. Considered more noisy than other models but both dry braking and snow traction were rated as excellent. Good value for money considering it comes number 4 on the list. However not all reviews are positive with one complaining of low tread life
Average User Rating (3.5/5)

Best Truck tire #5: Kumho Road Venture SAT KL61

An all terrain tire designed for pickups and SUVs and is well suited on dry and wet pavement and light duty off-road conditions. It has a 60,000 mile treadwear warranty with an approximate retail price of $139.00.

Pros: Short dry stops and excellent hydroplaning resistance. A quiet ride.
Cons: Relatively poor stops on icy surfaces and fair tread life.

Reviews:A very good choice if icy roads are rarely encountered. Excellent at dry braking and avoiding hydroplaning but poor when breaking on ice
Average User Rating: N/A

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