Finding the top performing mud terrain or M/T tires can often times be a little confusing with all the different
choices available today. We've attempted to cut through all the noise and bring you our list of the Top 10 best MT
tires for your truck or sport utility vehicle for 2015.
Every model listed below provides excellent off-road performance, as well as more than competent on-road
drivability. Our list is not only based on our own experience, but reviews and comments made by other tire owners.
Please note that our list is not in any particular order. All ten tires make excellent choices.
BFGoodrich Mud Terrain T/A KM2
Built tough to withstand all the abuse you want to throw its way, the BFG Mud Terrain KM2 is one
of the most popular M/T tires sold today. Expect to find excellent off-road traction in all types
of terrain. This tire also sports very good manners when driving on-road, with very good marks for
wet and snow handling as well. Treadlife is longer than you might expect, making this tire a solid
Playing in the mud is a lot of fun on this Nitto Trail Grappler M/T. With a tough 3-ply
construction and aggressive good looks, it's easy to see why drivers enjoy taking their trucks or
SUV's out for a day on the trails, river beds and other areas. The tire goes through it all and
keeps you in complete control. Taking this tire for a spin down the highway is a very pleasant, and
quiet, experience. Overall, one of the best MT tires available.
Featuring very good off-road performance, the MT KL71 from Kumho is another good choice for
drivers who also want a tire that can be driven a fair amount of time on-road and not sound like a
tank going down the road. Expect to find dependable traction on all types of terrain to go along
with a more comfortable ride.
The Destination M/T from Firestone makes the list due to its excellent performance both on and
off-road. Mud and snow traction is outstanding, and this tire cleans out as well as any other model
in this class. On road comfort and drivability is equally impressive. With a longer than expected
tread life, this tire is a serious contender for anyone looking for new MT tires.
The Discoverer Radial STT from Cooper may be relatively unknown to some, but with outstanding
off-road traction and performance, this tire sits among the top models in this class. Its
Armor-Tek3 Carcass Construction gives it the strength to easily climb rocks and go through deep mud
and other terrain all day long without leaving you sitting flat. As other drivers have mentioned…
this tire rocks.
Combining aggressive off road performance with well-mannered highway capabilities is what you
get with the MT Baja MTZ Radial. The tire features unique Power Ply sidewalls with a third angled
ply that helps in preventing punctures, as well as giving it increased handling and pulling power.
Radial construction provides a smoother the ride on the highway.
Going through deep mud and climbing rocks is about as good as it gets on the Nitto Mud Grappler.
This tire simply flat out performs in all types of off-road terrain. Its huge side lugs provide
outstanding cut protection, while the high void ratio allows this tire to self-clean with the best
in its class. Overall, this is a tire that doesn't leave anything on the table.
Pro Comp is known for their line of tough as nails off-road tires and the Xtreme MT2 is arguably
one of their best. Tri-ply construction in the sidewalls deliver excellent puncture protection,
while alternating scalloped shoulder lugs dig into dirt, mud and rock for enhanced traction. With
its two-step tread blocks and added silica the MT2 offers increased stability and braking, this mud
tire is right at home on the highway as it is off road. There’s also a 40K mile tread warranty
The Toyo Open Country MT has been a popular choice with off-road enthusiasts for a few years
now. It’s also a great choice in tires for those living in rural areas and needing dependable
traction year round, including snow and ice. This Toyo mud tire has a three-ply sidewall and
scalloped lugs for added protection and excellent traction. The tread is computer-optimized to
minimize road noise and make it one of the quietest MT tires available.
Excellent traction and a tough as nails Kevlar sidewall construction are only two areas that
make the Wrangler MT/R from Goodyear a popular choice among off-road enthusiasts. Its aggressive
good looking tread design and solid year-round performance on the street make this tire a great