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Cooper Discoverer Rugged Trek vs Falken Wildpeak A/T3W

Cooper Discoverer Rugged Trek vs Falken Wildpeak A/T3W

Here are the key stats for the Cooper Discoverer Rugged Trek and Falken Wildpeak A/T3W tyres, at a glance.
Discoverer Rugged TrekWildpeak A/T3W
Vehicle SuitabilityLight Truck / SUVLight Truck / SUV
Driving StyleOn-/Off-Road All-TerrainOn-/Off-Road All-Terrain
SeasonAll SeasonAll Season
Release Date20212016
Run Flat?NoNo
Overall ScoreN/A87/100

Pricing

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Cooper Discoverer Rugged Trek vs Falken Wildpeak A/T3W in Australia

The Discoverer Rugged Trek has been around in Australia for about 3 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 Rugged Trek and the Wildpeak A/T3W tyres.

  • 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 Rugged Trek and Wildpeak A/T3W tyres.
Discoverer Rugged TrekWildpeak A/T3W
HandlingN/AExcellent
Price/QualityN/AExcellent
Dry PerformanceN/AExcellent
Wet PerformanceN/AExcellent
Snow/Ice PerformanceN/AExcellent
ComfortN/AGood
TreadwearN/AAcceptable
Overall ScoreN/A87/100

Unfortunately, there is very little benchmark data available for the Cooper Discoverer Rugged Trek tyres.

Comfort

Based on the results of a number of tyre benchmarks, the Wildpeak A/T3W scores 4 out of 5 for comfort. We don't have any comfort data for the Discoverer Rugged Trek tyres.

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 Rugged TrekWildpeak A/T3W
Treadwear600660
Traction
(AA - C)
AA
Temperature Resistance
(A - C)
BB

Treadwear

As per the UTQG guidelines, the Discoverer Rugged Trek tyres have a treadwear rating of 600, whereas the Wildpeak A/T3W tyres have a rating of 660. This means that the Discoverer Rugged Trek tyres will theoretically last only 91% 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 Rugged Trek 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 Rugged Trek 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 Rugged Trek 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.

The Discoverer Rugged Trek tyres have a UTQG treadwear rating of 600, whereas the Wildpeak A/T3W tyres have a rating of 660.This means that you can expect the Discoverer Rugged Trek to last only 91% as long as the Wildpeak A/T3W tyres.

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

The Discoverer Rugged Trek 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 9 sizes of the Discoverer Rugged Trek, and all 59 sizes of the Wildpeak A/T3W tyres sold in Australia, sorted by tyre width.

Discoverer Rugged Trek Sizes

Size
255/70 R18 116T XL
265/60 R18 114T XL
265/65 R18 116T XL
265/70 R17 116T XL
265/70 R16 112T
265/50 R20 111T XL
275/55 R20 117T XL
275/60 R20 115T
285/45 R22 114T XL

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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