Cooper Discoverer M+S Tire Review & Rating

The Discoverer M+S studdable winter tire from Cooper is designed to deliver increased traction and handling on snow, ice and other winter road surfaces. Developed for pickups, crossovers and SUV’s, the M+S features some of Cooper’s newest winter tire technology.

A specially formulated tri-polymer winter tread compound is engineered to adapt itself to cold temperatures and remain more pliable as the temps turn colder. The other benefit is the tread provides increased grip on both wet or dry road surfaces.

Discoverer MS from Cooper Tires

Unique Snow Groove technology included on this tire provides biting edges throughout the tire’s grooves for added traction on packed snow, sleet, freezing rain and ice. It does this without compromising tread element stiffness, resulting in better traction as well as enhanced overall handling.

D-Squared sipes in a zig-zag pattern throughout the tread further increase winter performance and grip. Cooper has deepened the sipe depth to give this tire excellent traction throughout its treadlife, not just during the first half of its tread life.

Inside the tire you will find two steel belts and a polyester cord body for added strength and durability, as well as enhanced ride comfort, which is an area that many drivers reviews have commented on. Sizes are available in 15-20 inches to go with optional load ratings up to an E.

  • Outstanding snow and ice traction
  • Dry traction is very good
  • Ride comfort is among the best in class
  • Low road noise


  • Cornering performance

Overall Thoughts

Cooper has come up with a winner in the M+S. Snow and ice traction is exceptional on this tire. Regardless whether it is a light dusting or a heavy snowstorm, this tire gets through it. Acceleration and braking on ice is very good compared to others in this class. Ride comfort is excellent and you will notice it doesn’t have all the road noise as many other snow tires.

Cornering performance is predictable. More spirited drivers will notice the softer sidewall, but this is not exactly advertised as a high performance tire. Overall, this is a solid performing winter tire that you can depend on when you need it most. Highly recommended.

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What Vehicles Will The Cooper M+S Fit?

Fits these vehicles and many others:

  • BMW X3, X5
  • Cadillac SRX
  • Chevrolet Suburban, Tahoe, Silverado, Colorado, Equinox, Avalanche
  • Chrysler Pacifica
  • Dodge Durango, Ram, Dakota, Nitro
  • Ford Expedition, F-150, Explorer, Edge, Ranger, Escape
  • GMC C1500, Sierra, Yukon, Acadia, Canyon, Envoy
  • Honda CR-V, Pilot, Element
  • Hyundai Santa Fe
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee, Liberty, Wrangler
  • Lincoln Navigator
  • Mazda CX-7, Tribute, CX-9
  • Mercedes-Benz ML
  • Nissan Armada, Pathfinder, Murano, Titan, Rogue
  • Porsche Cayenne
  • Subaru Tribeca, Outback
  • Toyota 4Runner, RAV4, Sienna, Tundra, Highlander, Sequoia, Tacoma
  • Volkswagen Routan
  • Volvo XC-90

Tire Sizes


225/70R14 99S BLK


235/75R15 105S BLK
235/75R15 109S BLK
265/75R15 112S BLK
235/70R15 103S BLK
265/70R15 112S BLK


225/75R16 104S BLK
235/75R16 108S BLK
245/75R16 111S BLK
265/75R16 116S BLK
215/70R16 100S BLK
225/70R16 103S BLK
235/70R16 106S BLK
245/70R16 107S BLK
255/70R16 111S BLK
265/70R16 112S BLK
255/65R16 109S BLK


245/70R17 110S BLK
255/70R17 112S BLK
265/70R17 115S BLK
235/65R17 104S BLK
245/65R17 107S BLK
255/65R17 110S BLK


255/70R18 113S BLK
275/65R18 116S BLK
255/55R18 109S BLK


275/60R20 119S BLK
275/55R20 117S XL BLK

Price Range

Prices on the Discoverer M+S range from approximately $102 and up. You may also find occasional rebates, discounts, coupons and special offers on this tire.

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Cooper provides a limited warranty on the M+S. Tire uniformity is guaranteed for the first 2/32 inch of wear.

Materials and workmanship are covered for 5 years and include free tire replacement during the first 2/32 inch of wear. Cooper then prorates out the amount for the remainder to the time period.

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2 thoughts on “Cooper Discoverer M+S Tire Review & Rating

  1. Just put these on my Ram 2500, they suck. Shimmying starts at 40 and god bless you go over 70. Hold on tight like driving on train tracks

  2. How does this handle as a year round tire on a 2006 jeep commander? Not looking for road trips, maybe 3-4 times a year will take a 3 hour drive.

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