All-Terrain Tyres – What are they, and do I need them?
If you own a crossover vehicle and like to get out on the weekends, chances are you own a set of All-Terrain tyres. But, if you’re not sure what we are on about then dive on in - we’ll break down the fundamental aspects of AT tyres. We’ll also look at our hot picks so that you can get the full enjoyment from your driving.
The all-terrain tyre is a mix of both mud terrain (M/T) and highway terrain (H/T). The gravel filtering tread pattern offers the bite and toughness you come to expect from a mud terrain tyre while still offering a quiet, smooth ride on the highway.
AT tyres provide you with a quiet ride due to their reinforced sidewall. Tyre manufacturers have been engineering the sidewalls of AT tyres to perfect the balance between driving in comfort and providing durability, both on and off the road.
From bitumen and gravel to top 4X4 tracks around the country, the AT tyre is designed to withstand anything Australian off road has to offer, but it’s on the long and dusty gravel roads of the outback that the particular tread patterns of the All-Terrain tyres really shine!
Tyre Zone Capalaba, east of Brisbane has a great range of AT tyres at your convenience. Drop by or call us to discuss your driving needs with one of our expert tyre fitters and mechanics.
The Kumho KL78 All-Terrain tyre is better suited towards the highway, with Kumho saying 70% on road and 30% off-road. Don’t let that fool you though. This tyre is more than capable of getting through the tough stuff! A classic all-terrain tyre that combines off road traction with great highway performance.
Falken Wildpeak AT3W
Falken’s All-Terrain tyre is engineered for adventure, any time, and in any weather. Falken have created a great AT tyre that is best suited for the daily commuter that enjoys getting the car dirty! Know you can go anywhere on these tyres from the bitumen to some of the toughest tracks our country has to offer. Falken’s patented 3D Canyon Sipes and the all-new proprietary lower sidewall are just some of the tyre manufacturer’s improved technologies.
Bridgestone Dueler AT
Known for their performing MT tyres, Bridgestone have harnessed this technology and performance and transferred it to the Dueler AT. Classed as the ultimate 4WD all terrain tyre, the Bridgestone Dueler AT has been designed, and tested, to withstand Australia’s harshest outback conditions. With superior wear life and a tougher construction, you can really put these tyres through the toughest of tracks and the Dueler will always bring you back.
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