This article is a summary of a YouTube video "All Terrain Tire Buyer's Guide - Goodyear, Mickey Thompson Baja Boss, Toyo, General Grabber" by Outdoor Auto

The Best All-Terrain Tires: Round 2 Comparison

TLDRIn this video, we compare four of the top requested all-terrain tires based on their performance, durability, and off-road capabilities. We analyze the key strengths and weaknesses of each tire to help you make an informed decision.

Key insights

🔍Tire designers face trade-offs when designing all-terrain tires, making it difficult to excel in all types of terrain.

🚗The Goodyear Wrangler Duratrac, once a top tire, is now outdated and has weak sidewalls compared to newer options.

🌲The Toyo Open Country AT3 offers excellent road handling, traction, and comfort for those who prioritize on-road performance.

💪The Mickey Thompson Baja Boss AT is an off-road-focused tire with aggressive sidewall tread, ideal for mud and snow.

🏙️The Falken Wildpeak AT3W strikes a balance between on-road performance and off-road capability, making it versatile for urban and outdoor adventures.


Why is tire sidewall strength important?

Strong sidewalls provide better off-road capability and protection against sharp rocks and obstacles.

What is the tread pattern of an all-terrain tire?

All-terrain tires have a varied tread pattern to provide traction in different terrains, such as mud, snow, and gravel.

Are aggressive off-road tires suitable for daily driving?

Aggressive off-road tires may produce more noise and have reduced fuel efficiency, making them less ideal for daily commuting on paved roads.

Can all-terrain tires handle snow and icy conditions?

All-terrain tires with the three-peak mountain snowflake symbol offer better traction and grip in snow and ice compared to standard all-season tires.

Which tire is the best for highway driving?

For highway driving, tires with excellent road handling, low noise, and good wet traction are recommended, such as the Toyo Open Country AT3.

Timestamped Summary

00:00Introduction and overview of all-terrain tire comparison

01:09Analysis of the Goodyear Wrangler Duratrac and its outdated design

04:53Exploring the features and performance of the Toyo Open Country AT3

08:00Review of the off-road-focused Mickey Thompson Baja Boss AT

11:47Comparison and evaluation of the Falken Wildpeak AT3W