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Cooper Discoverer STT PRO vs BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM3

Cooper Discoverer STT Pro vs BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM3

Here are the key stats for the Cooper Discoverer STT PRO and BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 tyres, at a glance.
Discoverer STT PROMud-Terrain T/A KM3
Vehicle SuitabilityLight Truck / SUVLight Truck / SUV
Driving StyleOff-Road Max TractionOff-Road Max Traction
SeasonAll SeasonAll Season
Release Date20152018
Run Flat?NoNo
Overall Score82/10077/100

Pricing

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Cooper Discoverer STT PRO vs BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 in Australia

The Discoverer STT PRO has been around in Australia for about 9 years, whereas the Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 has been on the market for about 6 years

Both tyres are rated for off-road max traction 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 STT PRO and the Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 tyres.

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Benchmark Test Data

Here are the results from a number of magazine tests and benchmarks done on the Discoverer STT PRO and Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 tyres.
Discoverer STT PROMud-Terrain T/A KM3
TreadwearExcellentGood
Dry PerformanceExcellentExcellent
Wet PerformanceGoodGood
ComfortGoodGood
HandlingGoodGood
Snow/Ice PerformanceGoodGood
Overall Score82/10077/100

Comfort

Based on the results of a number of tyre benchmarks, the Discoverer STT PRO scores 4 out of 5 for comfort and the Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 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. There is no time-based warranty available for the Discoverer STT PRO.

In terms of distance, the Discoverer STT PRO tyres have a warranty of 80,000 kilometres. There is no distance based warranty available for the Mud-Terrain T/A KM3.

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 STT PRO tyres get a score of 82 out of 100, while the Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 tyres get a score of 77 out of 100.

Full Size List (click to show)

Below is a list of all 93 sizes of the Discoverer STT PRO, and all 69 sizes of the Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 tyres sold in Australia, sorted by tyre width.

Discoverer STT PRO Sizes

Size
225/75 R16 115Q
235/85 R16 116Q
235/85 R16 120Q
245/75 R16 120Q
245/75 R16 116Q
265/75 R16 123/120Q
265/75 R16 123K
265/70 R17 121/118Q
265/70 R17 118Q
265/75 R16 123/120K
275/65 R20 126/123Q
275/70 R18 125/122K
275/70 R18 125/122P
275/70 R18 122P
275/70 R18 125K
285/75 R16 123Q
285/75 R16 126/123Q
285/70 R17 118Q
285/65 R18 125/122Q
285/65 R18 122Q
295/70 R17 121/118Q
295/65 R20 126Q
295/65 R20 129/126K
295/70 R18 129P
295/55 R20 120P
305/55 R20 121Q
305/60 R18 118Q
305/70 R16 124/121K
305/70 R18 126/123K
305/65 R17 121/118Q
305/55 R20 121/118Q
305/70 R18 123Q
305/65 R17 118Q
305/70 R16 124/121Q
315/75 R16 127K
315/75 R16 127/124K
315/75 R16 124Q
325/65 R18 127/124Q
325/50 R22 122Q
40x13.5 R17 LT 121Q
35x12.5 R20 LT 121
37x13.5 R18 LT 124Q
37x13.5 R22 LT 123Q
37x12.5 R20 LT 126Q
31x10.5 R15 LT 109Q
35x12.5 R20 LT 121Q
215/85 R16 115/112Q
215/85 R16 112Q
215/85 R16 115Q
225/75 R16 115/112Q
225/75 R16 112Q
235/85 R16 120/116Q
245/75 R16 120/116Q
255/75 R17 111Q
255/75 R17 108Q
255/75 R17 111/108Q
265/75 R16 120Q
265/70 R17 121Q
275/65 R18 123K
275/65 R20 121/118Q
275/65 R20 123Q
275/65 R18 123/120K
275/65 R18 120Q
275/65 R20 121Q
275/65 R18 123/120Q
285/75 R16 126K
285/70 R17 121Q
285/70 R17 121/118Q
295/55 R20 123/120Q
305/70 R16 121Q
315/75 R16 127/124Q
38x15.5 R18 LT 128Q
37x12.5 R17 LT 124Q
33x12.5 R15 LT 108Q
35x12.5 R22 LT 117Q
30x9.5 R15 LT 104Q
35x13.5 R20 LT 122Q
285/75 R16 126/123K
295/65 R20 129/126Q
295/60 R20 126/123Q
295/70 R18 126P
305/70 R18 126/123Q
305/55 R20 118Q
315/70 R17 118Q
38x13.5 R20 LT 123Q
38x15.5 R20 LT 128Q
37x13.5 R20 LT 127Q
35x12.5 R15 LT 113Q
295/60 R20 123Q
295/70 R17 118Q
305/60 R18 121/118Q
315/70 R17 121/118Q
325/65 R18 124Q

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
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