I had a set of BFG AT tyres on my last Discovery, which were very hard wearing, very tough. But they also hit my economy quite badly, and once they wore past 10,000 miles the compound became harder and they became noisy.
So when I needed a set of tyres for the current Discovery I decided to look at the new Cooper ST Maxx and the Goodyear Duratrac. I found a very good price on the ST Maxx at £100 each and after reading extensively I bought a set. I have to say I'm delighted. The tyres are exceptionally quiet despite the aggressive tread. They self clean nicely and I've never been stuck when venturing offroad. On tarmac they grip exceptionally well and are very reassuring. I've never lost traction even in horrendous rain and greasy roads. I have to say I'm a steady driver but even so I reckon these are exceptional and can't recommend them highly enough.
This is the fourth set of LTZ's I've had and have averaged 70,000km (50,000 miles) on each set. Never had a puncture (10 ply?). Never had a problem with them; they perform just as well on dry tarmac, wet tarmac, ice, snow, wet grass and mud - and they look great.
I don't drive like a hooligan which might have something to do with the mileage but experience has shown that travelling at or just below the speed limit, makes little difference to the time of arrival.
I have pulled the following out of difficult conditions, without a problem:
44 ton articulated lorry (empty) out of wet grass - my 4x4 on tarmac.
A transit van with two horse trailer (both loaded) out of 600mm flood water.
A luton transit van (loaded) out of wet grass - both on wet grass.
The grip of these tyres is incredible and if you buy them you will not be disappointed.
This winter in the province. Podlasie abound in different driving situations, my Subaru for good chewing been able to help many vehicles. One rule: do not hang chassis as the snow is these tires always give advice. I would recommend.
Very good tires for SUV 4x4, I bought them for BMW X5 E53 in rozm 255/55/18. I ride on them already three years in the third year of the winter, not the summer I changed - I drove a total of 65000 km and still a lot of tread. Boys in the vulcanization did not want to believe that three years is not removable. Snow outstanding - unnecessary chains, often leaving skiing in fairly rough terrain and never failed me. In dry conditions also excellent only need to be careful on wet roads can be slip in the rain and after the rain on wet wiemm that I have to slow down - at least safer. In addition, the tires very quiet and comfortable, definitely buy them again.
I needed a decent set of all-season tires during the current climate, after traveling 550 miles of which 200 was through snow, my previous tires proved woeful.
These have proven their worth, again traveling down from the north of Scotland via snow-covered roads, these tires proved reliable and maintained grip (with my driving style). These also give confidence in wet road conditions also.
I expect them to perform well in the warmer weather also.
Highly recommended and match my driving style.
I've had my 130,000mile Disco 3 since new and 45,000 miles on the last set of Coopers. Still life left in them but decided upon a new set since the floods last year. Stay Safe