Choosing the Best Off-Road Tyres for Your 4×4
Tyre performance takes on an entirely new meaning once it is being applied to off-road vehicles. Grip on dry and wet roads is important, but aspects like off-road grip in mud and sand, and superior puncture resistance suddenly become widely discussed topics as well. It can be a tough call choosing the best off-road tyres for your 4×4, but it does not need to be when you know what to be on the lookout for.
Many of the top off-road tyre manufacturers provide some type of indication as to their tyres’ capabilities, for instance, with star ratings indicating on- and off-road performance. However, as it is not a standardised rating systems, brands cannot be effectively compared.
Four-wheel-drive vehicles’ tyres are broadly grouped into the following categories:
- Mud terrain;
- Highway terrain; and
- All-terrain tyres.
Highway-terrain tyres are the smoothest and quietest to drive on, and they also feature the lightest construction. All-terrain tyres are the next step up from highway tyres, and are intended for use in off-roading. These tyres are built to be stronger and have optimised and more chunky tread patterns for hitting the tracks. All-terrain tyres take the middle ground, usually offering a lower speed rating than highway tyres, but usually offering a higher load rating.
Choose Thomas Tyres for Affordable and Quality Off-Road and 4×4 Tyres
For many decades, we have been at the forefront of supplying Gauteng motorists with only the best quality off-road tyres for their 4×4s. We are proud of our long history of great service, and continue to raise the standards of excellence in our industry even further.
Thanks to our large buying power, we are also able to keep our rates competitively low. To learn more about what we do, and how it can benefit you, contact us today. Never pay more for your 4×4 off-road tyres again. We look forward to hearing from you.