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Kumho Road Venture MT51

Kumho Road Venture MT51 Review - A Good Buy? [Test Data]

Here are the key stats for the Road Venture MT51, at a glance.
Key Info - Australia
Vehicle SuitabilityLight Truck / SUV
Driving StyleOff-Road Max Traction
SeasonAll Season
Release Date2016
Run Flat?No
Overall Score76/100


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Kumho Road Venture MT51 in Australia

This offering by Kumho has been around in Australia for about 8 years. Especially designed for 4WDs, SUVs and light trucks, it comes in a total of 27 sizes.

This off-road max traction tyre is a solid option for those looking for an all season tyre in the mid-range of the market. Note that it is not a runflat tyre.

Read on to see how it stacks up against the competition!

How We Reviewed The Road Venture MT51 Tyres

We've analysed the results of the following tyre benchmarks to carry out a data-driven review of the Road Venture MT51 tyres.

Benchmark Test Data

Here are the results from a number of magazine tests and benchmarks done on the Road Venture MT51 tyres. Bear in mind that these results are more subjective than the EU results.
Dry PerformanceExcellent
Wet PerformanceExcellent
Snow/Ice PerformanceGood
Overall Score76/100


Based on the results of a number of tyre benchmarks, including those below, the Road Venture MT51 scores 4 out of 5 for comfort.


We don't have any UTQG treadwear data for this tyre, unfortunately.


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 for this tyre, unfortunately.

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 for this tyre, unfortunately.


We don't have any warranty data for this tyre, unfortunately. Know how long the warranty period is? Let us know over at the contact page.

Comparisons With Similar Tyres

Still undecided as to whether to go with these off-road max traction tyres? Check out our data-driven comparisons to similar tyres on the market in Australia!


With an overall rating of 76 out of 100, the Road Venture MT51 tyres are a solid choice for anyone looking to replace their SUV or truck rubber with some tyres designed for off-road max traction action.

Full Size List (click to show)

Below is a list of all 27 sizes of the Road Venture MT51 tyres sold in Australia, sorted by tyre width. Select your preferred size to compare prices across multiple suppliers.

225/70 R17 110/107Q
225/75 R16 115Q
225/70 R17 110Q
225/75 R16 115/112Q
235/75 R15 110/107Q
235/75 R15 110Q
235/85 R16 120Q
235/85 R16 120/116Q
245/75 R16 120/116Q
245/75 R16 120Q
245/70 R16 118Q
245/70 R17 119/116Q
245/70 R16 118/115Q
245/70 R17 119Q
255/70 R16 115/112Q
255/70 R16 115Q
265/70 R17 121Q
265/65 R17 120/117Q
265/60 R18 119Q
265/70 R16 117/114Q
265/60 R18 119/116Q
265/70 R16 117Q
265/70 R17 121/118Q
275/65 R17 121/118Q
285/75 R16 126/123Q
285/70 R17 121Q
285/70 R17 121/118Q
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