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Kumho Road Venture AT52 vs Kumho Road Venture AT51

Kumho Road Venture AT52 vs AT51 - What's #1? [H2H Test Data]

Here are the key stats for the Kumho Road Venture AT52 and Kumho Road Venture AT51 tyres, at a glance.
Road Venture AT52Road Venture AT51
Vehicle SuitabilityLight Truck / SUVLight Truck / SUV
Driving StyleOn-/Off-Road All-TerrainOn-/Off-Road All-Terrain
SeasonAll SeasonAll Season
Release Date20212015
Run Flat?NoNo
Overall ScoreN/A77/100

Pricing

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Kumho Road Venture AT52 vs Kumho Road Venture AT51 in Australia

The Road Venture AT52 has been around in Australia for about 3 years, whereas the Road Venture AT51 has been on the market for about 9 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 Road Venture AT52 and the Road Venture AT51 tyres.

  • TireRack: Best in On-Road All-Terrain
  • SA4x4: All-Terrain Tire Test R17

Benchmark Test Data

Here are the results from a number of magazine tests and benchmarks done on the Road Venture AT52 and Road Venture AT51 tyres.
Road Venture AT52Road Venture AT51
Dry PerformanceN/AExcellent
Wet PerformanceN/AExcellent
HandlingN/AGood
ComfortN/AGood
Snow/Ice PerformanceN/AGood
TreadwearN/AGood
Overall ScoreN/A77/100

Unfortunately, there is very little benchmark data available for the Kumho Road Venture AT52 tyres.

Comfort

Based on the results of a number of tyre benchmarks, the Road Venture AT51 scores 4 out of 5 for comfort. We don't have any comfort data for the Road Venture AT52 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.

Road Venture AT52Road Venture AT51
Treadwear680540
Traction
(AA - C)
AA
Temperature Resistance
(A - C)
AA

Treadwear

As per the UTQG guidelines, the Road Venture AT52 tyres have a treadwear rating of 680, whereas the Road Venture AT51 tyres have a rating of 540. This means that the Road Venture AT52 tyres will theoretically last 1.3 times as long as the Road Venture AT51 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 Road Venture AT52 tyres have a traction grading of A, whereas the Road Venture AT51 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 Road Venture AT52 tyres have a temperature resistance grading of A, whereas the Road Venture AT51 tyres have a grading of A (on a scale of A, B, C).

Warranty

Unfortunately, we don't have any warranty information available for either of these tyres.

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 Road Venture AT52 tyres have a UTQG treadwear rating of 680, whereas the Road Venture AT51 tyres have a rating of 540.This means that you can expect the Road Venture AT52 to last 1.3 times as long as the Road Venture AT51 tyres.

The Road Venture AT52 have a UTQG traction grading of A, while the Road Venture AT51 tyres having a grading of A.

The Road Venture AT52 have a UTQG temperature grading of A, while the Road Venture AT51 tyres having a grading of A.

Full Size List (click to show)

Below is a list of all 47 sizes of the Road Venture AT52, and all 26 sizes of the Road Venture AT51 tyres sold in Australia, sorted by tyre width.

Road Venture AT52 Sizes

Size
215/75 R15 106/103R
225/75 R16 115/112S
235/65 R17 108T
235/80 R17 120/117R
235/85 R16 120/116S
235/70 R16 106T
235/75 R15 104/101S
235/75 R15 109T
245/75 R17 121/118S
245/75 R16 111T
245/70 R17 119/116S
245/65 R17 107T
245/70 R17 110T
245/70 R16 111T
245/75 R16 120/116S
255/70 R16 111T
255/70 R17 112T
255/75 R17 111/108R
255/70 R18 113T
255/75 R17 115T
265/60 R18 110T
265/70 R17 121/118S
265/60 R20 121/118S
265/75 R16 123/120R
265/75 R16 116T
265/70 R18 124/121S
265/65 R17 112T
265/70 R17 115T
265/65 R18 114T
265/70 R18 116T
265/70 R16 112T
275/55 R20 113T
275/65 R18 123/120S
275/60 R20 115T
275/65 R18 116T
275/70 R17 121/118R
275/55 R20 120/117S
275/70 R18 125/122S
275/65 R20 126/123S
285/60 R20 125/122S
285/55 R20 122/119R
285/65 R18 125/122S
285/75 R16 126/123R
285/70 R17 121/118R
295/70 R18 129/126S
305/55 R20 121/118S
315/70 R17 121/118S

Road Venture AT51 Sizes

Size
215/75 R15 106/103R
215/85 R16 115/112R
235/80 R17 120/117R
235/75 R15 109T XL
235/75 R15 104/101R
235/65 R17 108T XL
235/70 R16 104T
245/75 R16 120/116R
245/75 R16 109T
245/70 R17 108T
255/75 R17 111/108R
255/70 R18 113T
265/65 R18 114T
265/60 R18 110T
265/70 R17 113T
265/70 R17 121/118R
265/65 R17 112T
265/70 R16 112T
265/75 R16 114T
265/70 R18 124/121R
275/65 R18 123/120R
275/65 R20 126/123R
275/55 R20 111T
285/70 R17 121/118R
285/75 R16 126/123R
305/55 R20 121/118R
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