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Cooper Discoverer AT3 XLT vs Falken Wildpeak A/T3W

Cooper Discoverer AT3 XLT vs Falken Wildpeak A/T3W

Here are the key stats for the Cooper Discoverer AT3 XLT and Falken Wildpeak A/T3W tyres, at a glance.
Discoverer AT3 XLTWildpeak A/T3W
Vehicle SuitabilityLight Truck / SUVLight Truck / SUV
Driving StyleOn-/Off-Road All-TerrainOn-/Off-Road All-Terrain
SeasonAll SeasonAll Season
Release Date20182016
Run Flat?NoNo
Overall Score84/10087/100

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Cooper Discoverer AT3 XLT vs Falken Wildpeak A/T3W in Australia

The Discoverer AT3 XLT has been around in Australia for about 6 years, whereas the Wildpeak A/T3W has been on the market for about 8 years

Both tyres are rated for on-/off-road all-terrain action. 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 Discoverer AT3 XLT and the Wildpeak A/T3W tyres.

  • TireRack: Best in On-Road All-Terrain
  • The Best All-Terrain Tires for North America in 2023/24 by TiresVote
  • TireRack: Best in Off-Road All-Terrain
  • 4x4 Australia: All-Terrain Tire Test R17
  • The Best All-Terrain Tires for North America in 2023/24 by TiresVote
  • Consumer Reports: All Terrain Truck Tires
  • Amazon: Best Sellers in All-Terrain & Mud-Terrain Tires

Benchmark Test Data

Here are the results from a number of magazine tests and benchmarks done on the Discoverer AT3 XLT and Wildpeak A/T3W tyres.
Discoverer AT3 XLTWildpeak A/T3W
Dry PerformanceExcellentExcellent
Wet PerformanceExcellentExcellent
ComfortExcellentGood
Snow/Ice PerformanceGoodExcellent
HandlingN/AExcellent
Price/QualityN/AExcellent
TreadwearN/AAcceptable
Overall Score84/10087/100

Comfort

Based on the results of a number of tyre benchmarks, the Discoverer AT3 XLT scores 5 out of 5 for comfort and the Wildpeak A/T3W 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.

Discoverer AT3 XLTWildpeak A/T3W
Treadwear620660
Traction
(AA - C)
AA
Temperature Resistance
(A - C)
BB

Treadwear

As per the UTQG guidelines, the Discoverer AT3 XLT tyres have a treadwear rating of 620, whereas the Wildpeak A/T3W tyres have a rating of 660. This means that the Discoverer AT3 XLT tyres will theoretically last only 94% as long as the Wildpeak A/T3W 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.

As per the UTQG system, the Discoverer AT3 XLT tyres have a traction grading of A, whereas the Wildpeak A/T3W tyres have a grading of A.

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.

As per the UTQG system of tyre grading, the Discoverer AT3 XLT tyres have a temperature resistance grading of B, whereas the Wildpeak A/T3W tyres have a grading of B (on a scale of A, B, C).

Warranty

In terms of distance, the Discoverer AT3 XLT tyres have a warranty of 80,000 kilometres. There is no distance based warranty available for the Wildpeak A/T3W.

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 Discoverer AT3 XLT tyres get a score of 84 out of 100, while the Wildpeak A/T3W tyres get a score of 87 out of 100.

The Discoverer AT3 XLT tyres have a UTQG treadwear rating of 620, whereas the Wildpeak A/T3W tyres have a rating of 660.This means that you can expect the Discoverer AT3 XLT to last only 94% as long as the Wildpeak A/T3W tyres.

The Discoverer AT3 XLT have a UTQG traction grading of A, while the Wildpeak A/T3W tyres having a grading of A.

The Discoverer AT3 XLT have a UTQG temperature grading of B, while the Wildpeak A/T3W tyres having a grading of B.

Full Size List (click to show)

Below is a list of all 27 sizes of the Discoverer AT3 XLT, and all 59 sizes of the Wildpeak A/T3W tyres sold in Australia, sorted by tyre width.

Discoverer AT3 XLT Sizes

Size
265/70 R18 124/121S
265/60 R20 121/118R
275/55 R20 120/117S
275/70 R18 125/122S
275/60 R20 123/120S
275/65 R20 126/123S
285/75 R18 129/126S
285/65 R18 125/122S
285/75 R16 126/123R
285/65 R20 127/124S
285/70 R17 121/118S
285/60 R20 125/122S
285/55 R20 122/119R
285/75 R17 121/118S
295/60 R20 126/123S
295/70 R18 129/126S
295/75 R16 128/125R
295/70 R17 121/118R
305/55 R20 121/118S
305/70 R16 124/121R
305/70 R17 121/118R
305/65 R18 124/121S
315/70 R17 121/118S
315/75 R16 127R
325/60 R18 124/121R
325/60 R20 126/123R
325/65 R18 127/124R

Wildpeak A/T3W Sizes

Size
215/65 R17 99T
225/75 R16 115/112S
225/65 R17 102T
235/80 R17 120/117R
235/65 R17 104H
235/75 R17 109T
235/85 R16 120/116S
235/70 R16 109T XL
235/75 R15 109T XL
245/70 R17 114T XL
245/75 R16 112T XL
245/65 R17 111T XL
245/75 R17 121/118S
245/75 R16 120/116S
245/70 R17 119/116S
245/75 R17 112T
255/70 R17 112T
255/70 R18 113T
255/65 R17 114T XL
255/80 R17 121/118S
255/70 R16 115T XL
265/70 R17 121/118S
265/70 R17 115T
265/75 R16 116T
265/60 R18 114T XL
265/65 R17 116T XL
265/60 R20 121/118S
265/70 R18 124/121S
265/65 R18 114T
265/70 R18 116T
265/75 R16 123/120S
265/70 R16 112T
275/55 R20 117T XL
275/65 R18 123/120S
275/70 R17 114/110S
275/65 R18 116T
275/70 R18 125/122S
275/60 R20 115T
275/65 R20 126/123S
285/70 R17 121/118S
285/65 R18 125/122S
285/55 R20 122/119T
285/75 R18 129/126R
285/65 R20 127/124R
285/45 R22 114T XL
285/70 R17 116/113Q
285/70 R17 117T
285/60 R20 125/122R
285/75 R16 126/123R
285/75 R17 121/118S
295/70 R18 129/126R
295/60 R20 126/123R
305/65 R18 128/125R
305/55 R20 125/122S
305/70 R16 124/121R
315/75 R16 127/124R
315/70 R17 121/118S
325/60 R20 126/123S
325/65 R18 127/124S
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