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BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 vs BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2

BFGoodrich Mud Terrain T/A KM3 vs KO2 - Which To Buy? [2024]

Here are the key stats for the BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 and BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 tyres, at a glance.
Mud-Terrain T/A KM3All-Terrain T/A KO2
Vehicle SuitabilityLight Truck / SUVLight Truck / SUV
Driving StyleOff-Road Max TractionOn-/Off-Road All-Terrain
SeasonAll SeasonAll Season
Release Date20182013
Run Flat?NoNo
Overall Score77/10073/100

Pricing

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BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 vs BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 in Australia

The Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 has been around in Australia for about 6 years, whereas the All-Terrain T/A KO2 has been on the market for about 11 years

The Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 is rated for off-road max traction action, however the All-Terrain T/A KO2 tyres are classified as on-/off-road all-terrain. Both tyres are designed for use with 4WDs, SUVs and light trucks.

Both of these are considered all season tyres. Neither of them are runflat tyres. Both brands are considered to be in the mid-range part of the market.

Read on to see how each of these tyres stack up against each other!

How We Reviewed These Tyres

We've analysed results of the following tyre benchmarks to make data-driven comparison of the Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 and the All-Terrain T/A KO2 tyres.

  • TireRack: Best in Off-Road All-Terrain
  • Amazon: Best Sellers in All-Terrain & Mud-Terrain Tires
  • SA4x4: All-Terrain Tire Test R17

Benchmark Test Data

Here are the results from a number of magazine tests and benchmarks done on the Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 and All-Terrain T/A KO2 tyres.
Mud-Terrain T/A KM3All-Terrain T/A KO2
Dry PerformanceExcellentExcellent
Snow/Ice PerformanceGoodGood
HandlingGoodGood
TreadwearGoodBad
Wet PerformanceGoodGood
ComfortGoodGood
Price/QualityN/AAcceptable
Overall Score77/10073/100

Comfort

Based on the results of a number of tyre benchmarks, the Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 scores 4 out of 5 for comfort and the All-Terrain T/A KO2 scores 4 out of 5.

UTQG Data

Introduced by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in the USA, the Uniform Tire Grading System (UTQG), is a system for comparing one tyre product to another on the basis of some standardised tests.

Treadwear

Unfortunately, we don't have any UTQG treadwear data available for either of these tyres.

Traction

The UTQG system measures traction as straight-line braking in dry conditions. The scale is AA, A, B, C, with AA being the best grade, and C the worst.

We don't have any UTQG traction data available for either of these tyres.

Temperature Resistance

The UTQG temperature resistance tests measure how well tyres can dissipate heat that builds up due to friction with the road. The scale is A, B, C, with A being the highest grade.

We don't have any UTQG temperature data available for either of these sets of tyres.

Warranty

The Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 tyres have a warranty of 6 years, whereas the All-Terrain T/A KO2 tyres have a warranty of 6 years.

Comparisons With Similar Tyres

Still on the fence about these tyres? Check out how they compare to other similar tyres on the market in Australia!

Summary

Let's now take a look at the main differences between these two sets of tyres.

All in all, the Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 tyres get a score of 77 out of 100, while the All-Terrain T/A KO2 tyres get a score of 73 out of 100.

The Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 have a warranty of 6 years, while the All-Terrain T/A KO2 tyres are guaranteed for 6 years.

Full Size List (click to show)

Below is a list of all 69 sizes of the Mud-Terrain T/A KM3, and all 102 sizes of the All-Terrain T/A KO2 tyres sold in Australia, sorted by tyre width.

Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 Sizes

Size
205/80 R16 111/108Q
205/80 R16 111/108Q
215/75 R15 100/97Q
215/75 R15 100Q
225/75 R16 115/112Q
225/75 R16 115Q
235/85 R16 120/116Q
235/70 R16 110/107Q
235/85 R16 120Q
235/75 R15 110/107Q
235/75 R15 110Q
235/70 R16 110/107Q
245/70 R17 119/116Q
245/75 R16 120/116Q
245/75 R16 120Q
245/65 R17 111/108Q
245/70 R16 113/110Q
245/75 R17 121/118Q
245/70 R16 113Q
245/70 R17 119Q
245/75 R17 121Q
245/65 R17 111Q
255/65 R17 114/110Q
255/75 R17 111/108Q
255/85 R16 119Q
255/85 R16 123/120Q
255/70 R16 120/117Q
255/85 R16 119/116Q
255/65 R17 114Q
255/70 R16 120Q
255/75 R17 120S
265/75 R16 119Q
265/65 R17 120Q
265/65 R17 120/117Q
265/75 R16 123/120Q
265/75 R16 119/116Q
265/60 R18 119/116Q
265/70 R17 121/118Q
265/70 R17 121Q
265/70 R16 121/118Q
265/60 R18 119Q
265/70 R16 121Q
275/65 R20 126/123Q
275/70 R18 125/122Q
275/65 R18 123/120Q
285/70 R17 121Q
285/75 R16 126/123Q
285/75 R16 116Q
285/75 R17 121/118Q
285/55 R20 122/119Q
285/65 R18 125/122Q
285/70 R18 127/124Q
285/75 R16 116/113Q
285/70 R17 121/118Q
295/70 R18 129/126Q
295/65 R20 129/126Q
295/55 R20 123/120Q
295/60 R20 126/123Q
295/70 R17 121/118Q
305/55 R20 121/118Q
305/60 R18 121/118Q
305/70 R16 124/121Q
305/70 R16 118/115Q
315/70 R17 121Q
315/75 R16 127/124Q
315/75 R16 121Q
325/60 R20 126/123Q
325/65 R18 127Q

All-Terrain T/A KO2 Sizes

Size
215/65 R16 103/100S
215/65 R16 103S
215/75 R15 100/97S
215/70 R16 100/97R
215/70 R16 100R
215/75 R15 100S
225/70 R16 102/99R
225/75 R16 115S
225/65 R17 107/103S
225/70 R16 102R
225/70 R17 110/107S
225/65 R17 107S
225/75 R16 115/112S
235/70 R16 104/101S
235/85 R16 120S
235/85 R16 120/116S
235/80 R17 120/117S
235/60 R18 108R
235/60 R18 108/104R
235/75 R15 104S
235/70 R16 104S
235/75 R15 104/101S
245/70 R16 113S
245/75 R16 120/116S
245/65 R17 111S
245/75 R17 121S
245/75 R17 121/118S
245/70 R16 113/110S
245/75 R16 120S
245/65 R17 111/108S
245/70 R17 119S
245/70 R17 119/116S
255/55 R18 109R
255/70 R18 117/114S
255/75 R17 111S
255/70 R16 120S
255/75 R17 111/108S
255/65 R17 114/110S
255/55 R18 109/105R
255/65 R17 114S
255/70 R16 120/117S
255/70 R17 121/118S
255/70 R18 117S
265/60 R18 119S
265/60 R18 119/116S
265/70 R17 121S
265/70 R18 124/121R
265/70 R16 121/118S
265/70 R16 121S
265/65 R18 122/119R
265/65 R17 120/117S
265/65 R18 117/114R
265/75 R16 123/120R
265/65 R18 117R
265/75 R16 119R
265/75 R16 119/116R
265/60 R20 121/118S
265/60 R20 121S
265/70 R17 121/118S
265/65 R17 120S
265/70 R17 112/109S
275/70 R18 125/122R
275/65 R20 126/123S
275/65 R18 123/120R
275/55 R20 115/112S
275/65 R17 121S
275/55 R20 115S
275/65 R17 121/118S
275/60 R20 119S
275/60 R20 119/116S
275/70 R16 119S
275/70 R17 121/118R
275/70 R16 119/116S
285/60 R20 125/122S
285/70 R17 116/113Q
285/70 R17 116S
285/75 R17 121/118S
285/65 R20 127/124S
285/55 R20 117T
285/60 R18 118/115S
285/70 R17 121R
285/65 R18 125/122R
285/70 R17 116/113S
285/75 R16 126/123R
285/65 R18 121/118R
285/60 R18 118S
285/70 R17 121/118R
285/55 R20 117/114T
285/75 R16 116/113R
285/75 R16 116R
295/75 R16 128/125R
305/65 R17 121/118R
305/55 R20 121/118S
305/65 R18 124/121R
305/70 R16 124/121R
315/75 R16 127/124R
315/70 R17 121/118S
315/70 R17 121S
315/70 R17 113/110S
325/60 R20 126/123S
325/65 R18 127/124R
325/60 R20 121/118S
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