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Pirelli Scorpion All Terrain Plus vs Falken Wildpeak A/T3W

Pirelli Scorpion All Terrain Plus vs Falken Wildpeak A/T3W

Here are the key stats for the Pirelli Scorpion All Terrain Plus and Falken Wildpeak A/T3W tyres, at a glance.
Scorpion All Terrain PlusWildpeak A/T3W
Vehicle SuitabilityLight Truck / SUVLight Truck / SUV
Driving StyleOn-/Off-Road All-TerrainOn-/Off-Road All-Terrain
SeasonAll SeasonAll Season
Release Date20172016
Run Flat?NoNo
Overall Score79/10087/100

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Pirelli Scorpion All Terrain Plus vs Falken Wildpeak A/T3W in Australia

The Scorpion All Terrain Plus has been around in Australia for about 7 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. Pirelli is considered to be a premium brand in the tyre market, whereas Falken is a mid-range manufacturer.

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 Scorpion All Terrain Plus and the Wildpeak A/T3W tyres.

  • Tyre Reviews: All-Terrain Tire Test R18
  • TireRack: Best in Off-Road All-Terrain
  • Amazon: Best Sellers in All-Terrain & Mud-Terrain Tires
  • Consumer Reports: All Terrain Truck Tires
  • 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 Scorpion All Terrain Plus and Wildpeak A/T3W tyres.
Scorpion All Terrain PlusWildpeak A/T3W
Price/QualityExcellentExcellent
ComfortExcellentGood
Wet PerformanceExcellentExcellent
Dry PerformanceExcellentExcellent
Snow/Ice PerformanceExcellentExcellent
TreadwearGoodAcceptable
HandlingGoodExcellent
Overall Score79/10087/100

Comfort

Based on the results of a number of tyre benchmarks, the Scorpion All Terrain Plus scores 5 out of 5 for comfort and the Wildpeak A/T3W 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.

Scorpion All Terrain PlusWildpeak A/T3W
Treadwear640660
Traction
(AA - C)
AA
Temperature Resistance
(A - C)
BB

Treadwear

As per the UTQG guidelines, the Scorpion All Terrain Plus tyres have a treadwear rating of 640, whereas the Wildpeak A/T3W tyres have a rating of 660. This means that the Scorpion All Terrain Plus tyres will theoretically last only 97% 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 Scorpion All Terrain Plus 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 Scorpion All Terrain Plus 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

The Scorpion All Terrain Plus tyres have a warranty of 1 years. There is no time-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.

All in all, the Scorpion All Terrain Plus tyres get a score of 79 out of 100, while the Wildpeak A/T3W tyres get a score of 87 out of 100.

The Scorpion All Terrain Plus tyres have a UTQG treadwear rating of 640, whereas the Wildpeak A/T3W tyres have a rating of 660.This means that you can expect the Scorpion All Terrain Plus to last only 97% as long as the Wildpeak A/T3W tyres.

The Scorpion All Terrain Plus have a UTQG traction grading of A, while the Wildpeak A/T3W tyres having a grading of A.

The Scorpion All Terrain Plus 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 33 sizes of the Scorpion All Terrain Plus, and all 59 sizes of the Wildpeak A/T3W tyres sold in Australia, sorted by tyre width.

Scorpion All Terrain Plus Sizes

Size
225/65 R17 102H
235/65 R17 108H XL
235/80 R17 120R
235/70 R16 106T
245/65 R17 111T XL
245/70 R17 110T
245/70 R16 111T XL
245/70 R16 113T
245/75 R16 120R
245/45 R19 102V XL
255/70 R16 111T
255/60 R18 112H XL
255/55 R19 111H XL
265/65 R17 112T
265/70 R17 121S
265/65 R18 114T
265/60 R18 110H
265/70 R17 115T
265/75 R16 123S
265/70 R16 112T
265/75 R16 116T
275/65 R20 126S
275/60 R20 115T
275/65 R17 115T
275/70 R16 114T
275/70 R18 125S
275/65 R18 116T
275/55 R20 113T
285/55 R20 122T
285/70 R17 121R
285/65 R18 125R
295/40 R20 110V XL
315/70 R17 121S

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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