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Maxxis Bravo AT-771

Maxxis Bravo AT-771 Review - Worth Buying? [+ Test Data]

Here are the key stats for the Bravo AT-771, at a glance.
Key Info - Australia
Vehicle SuitabilityLight Truck / SUV
Driving StyleOn-/Off-Road All-Terrain
SeasonAll Season
Release Date2011
Run Flat?No
Overall Score74/100

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Maxxis Bravo AT-771 in Australia

This offering by Maxxis has been around in Australia for about 13 years. Especially designed for 4WDs, SUVs and light trucks, it comes in a total of 40 sizes.

This on-/off-road all-terrain 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 Bravo AT-771 Tyres

Unlike the Australian government, the European Union carries out standardised tests on all tyres sold in Europe. These tests are carried out in identical conditions, making them a reliable way to compare tyres.

For this review, we use averaged results from tests done on 15 sizes of the Bravo AT-771 tyres by the European Union.

We then compare these to the same results for the following similar tyres, also rated for On-/Off-Road All-Terrain usage and sold in Australia.

Fuel Efficiency

EU GradeCompared to an A grade tyre?
Fuel Efficiency
(A - E)
D0.3L/100km extra fuel consumption. ~$70 extra per year

The US Department of Energy estimates that around 25% of the fuel consumption of a vehicle is attributable to the tyres. That's a lot, and it means that choosing fuel efficient tyres can save you quite a bit of money.

The Bravo AT-771 tyres rank a D on a scale of A to E in the official fuel efficiency tests carried out by the EU (they call these rolling resistance tests).

Relative to an A grade tyre, expect to use an extra 0.3L/100km. This works out to $70 extra spent on petrol per year, based on a typical 12,000 km driven per year.

Comparison

Here's how the Bravo AT-771 compares to similar tyres for fuel efficiency (1 = Grade E, 5 = Grade A).

Based on the comparison tyres we've selected, the Bravo AT-771 ranked # out of 0 tyres.

Grip & Handling

EU GradeCompared to an A grade tyre?
Wet Grip
(A - E)
D7.5 metre greater stopping distance when braking at 80km/h

We'll now take a look at how these tyres compare in terms of grip and handling.

A good measure of this is 'wet grip', which is an indication of how well the tyres will allow the vehicle to come to a stop in wet conditions.

The Bravo AT-771 tyres rank a D on a scale of A to E in the official fuel tests carried out by the EU.

Relative to an A grade tyre, expect these tyres to require about an extra 7.5 metres to come to a complete stop when braking at 80km/h.

Comparison

Here's how the Bravo AT-771 compares to similar tyres for wet grip (1 = Grade E, 5 = Grade A).

For wet grip, they scored # out of 0 comparison tyres.

Noise

EU GradeCompared to an A grade tyre?
Noise
(A - C)
B (71 dB)2 times as noisy

Another key factor to consider when choosing a tyre is road noise. Once you're over about 40 km/h, the dominant source of noise you hear is from the contact of your tyres on the road.

There is a surprisingly wide variation in the amount of noise each tyre makes.

The Bravo AT-771 tyres produce 71.1 dB of road noise, which corresponds to a rank of B on a scale of A to C in the standardised testing done by the EU.

Expect these tyres to produce about 2 times as much noise as an A grade tyre (the decibel scale is logarithmic).

Comparison

Here's how the Bravo AT-771 compares to similar tyres for noise (1 = Grade C, 3 = Grade A).

For noise, they ranked # out of 0 comparison tyres.

Comfort

Based on the results of a number of tyre benchmarks, including those below, the Bravo AT-771 scores 4 out of 5 for comfort.

  • Consumer Reports: All Terrain Truck Tires

Treadwear

With a UTQG treadwear rating of 500, the Bravo AT-771 would theoretically last 5 times longer than a tyre with a treadwear rating of 100.

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.

These tyres score a grade 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.

These tyres score a grade of A.

Warranty

The Bravo AT-771 tyres have a warranty of 2 years.

Comparisons With Similar Tyres

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

Summary

With an overall rating of 74 out of 100, the Bravo AT-771 tyres are a solid choice for anyone looking to replace their SUV or truck rubber with some tyres designed for on-/off-road all-terrain action.

For fuel efficiency, they score a grade of D, which is below average, though this isn't a super important factor.

More important is the wet grip, which gives you an indication of their traction and handling. In this regard, they get a score of D, which is below average.

Finally, for road noise, they receive a B grade, which is about typical.

In terms of data out of the US, they have the following UTQG ratings:

  • Treadwear: 500
  • Traction: A (scale: AA, A, B, C)
  • Temperature Resistance: A (scale: A, B, C)

Full Size List (click to show)

Below is a list of all 40 sizes of the Bravo AT-771 tyres sold in Australia, sorted by tyre width. Select your preferred size to compare prices across multiple suppliers.

Size
205/70 R15 96T
215/65 R16 98T
215/70 R16 100T
215/75 R15 100S
225/65 R17 102T
225/75 R16 108S
225/75 R15 102S
225/70 R15 100S
225/75 R16 115Q
235/60 R16 104H XL
235/75 R15 109S
235/65 R17 104T
235/75 R15 50R
235/75 R15 104S
235/70 R16 106T
245/65 R17 107S
245/75 R16 80R
245/70 R16 107T
245/65 R17 111S
245/75 R16 108S
255/70 R16 111T
255/70 R15 108T
255/65 R17 110H
255/55 R18 109H XL
255/60 R18 112H XL
255/65 R16 109T
265/70 R15 112S
265/65 R17 44R
265/70 R17 115S
265/60 R18 114H
265/70 R16 112T
265/75 R16 123Q
285/70 R17 121R
325/65 R18 121S
31x10.5 R15 LT 50R
265/65 R17 112T
265/70 R16 117S
285/75 R16 122R
305/70 R17 119Q
305/50 R20 120T XL
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