Used to be a Wrangler was a Wrangler but the new breed of Goodyear Wrangler Tires have plenty of variety. Your orientation tour begins below ...
By Karl Drew, an Australian-based business writer with 20 years experience in entertainment, transport and security.
If you're looking for a good set of Goodyear Tires, it's no longer as simple as asking for a Wrangler.
Goodyear has increased the Wrangler range to include some
real handy technical advancements that will help you get
the best from your truck or SUV tires.
So what are all of
these advancements? Well, if you're after Goodyear
Wranglers for your vehicle you now can choose whether you want some real hi-tech improvements like
DuPont Kevlar in your sidewalls for extra tire strength,
the extra traction provided by TractiveGroove Technology,
the nice smooth ride that's devoid of noise from
SilentArmor Technology, or the all-weather traction of
Goodyear's TripleTred Technology.
If you want to purchase Wrangler tires on line you can do so by going to The Tire Rack's Goodyear page and making your selection there.
is described as a hard working, versatile tire offering on and off-road traction at the same time. It features TractiveGroove technology, which offers enhanced traction in deep mud and snow. The highly angled center tread blocks help provide traction and lateral stability while also reducing road noise. This Goodyear Wrangler tire features the Mountain Snowflake symbol for legal winter use. It is also pinned for #16 metal studs for enhanced traction on ice.
Wrangler MT/R with Kevlar
is described by Goodyear as a revolutionary off-road tire built with the rugged toughness of DuPont Kevlar for enhanced sidewall puncture resistance. For anyone that has ever suffered the frustration of a nail or screw deflating their tire, the Wrangler MT/R with Kevlar has DuPont Kevlar reinforced sidewalls that provide more puncture resistance for added confidence in tough terrain.
A hard working wraparound tread offers enhanced sidewall traction in deep mud, sand and rocks. The tire features an innovative asymmetric tread design for aggressive off-road traction, while at the same time maintaining enhanced handling on the road. Plus, there's advanced silica rubber for superb off-road and wet traction.
Wrangler MT/R (P)
features Durawall Technology for increased sidewall strength and off-road traction. The Durawall Technology actually helps the tire to resist cuts and tears in the sidewall. This Goodyear Wrangler tire comprises of three-ply sidewall construction for really good puncture resistance.
is an innovative all-terrain tire for consumers who want a rugged on/off road tire that lets them go where they want, when they want, and be able to enjoy a smooth quiet ride at the same time.
is described as a tough tire that offers on and off-road traction thanks to its wide, deep grooves in the tread center that give better enhanced maneuvering on wet surfaces, as well as longer tread life. There is also extra tread on the outside shoulder to help provide better cornering, handling and shoulder life.
has WetTrac Technology for confidence when driving in wet conditions. The tire has great all-terrain capabilities and a quiet ride for when travelling on sealed roads. This Goodyear Wrangler tire features zig-zag micro grooves, wide circumferential grooves and Goodyear's exclusive wet traction compound.
is an all-season tire with performance handling. Wide circumferential channels are designed to evacuate water from beneath the tread for enhanced traction in wet conditions. This Goodyear Wrangler tire has high sipe density for better all-season traction combined with a comfortable ride. It also has large, stiff shoulder blocks and lower profile sidewalls for better handling.
Wrangler HP (P)
is an all-season tire with performance handling.
features easy-rolling radial construction and a large footprint to provide a broad traction base.
is described as a tough tire for enhanced on and off-road traction. It features self-cleaning dual traction lug channels for the mud and snow, and an aggressive wraparound shoulder design for off-road traction. It also has deep, wide lateral grooves to assist with on and off-road traction and enhances snow traction.
Wrangler AT/S (P)
is another tough Goodyear Wrangler tire with additional performance characteristics.
Wrangler AT Extreme
is another Goodyear Wrangler tire designed for on and off-road purposes. The AT Extreme is a real favorite amongst Wrangler users and features advanced tread design, Durawall Technology and rim protection to help protect expensive wheels against curb damage.
is an all-season tire for heavy-duty trucks and full-sized vans.
features continuous tread lug design to offer a smooth, quiet ride while still offering that all-season traction many Wrangler customers want.
Searching the Web for Goodyear Wrangler Tire Reviews
The range of Goodyear Wrangler tires is quite broad and it can sometimes be confusing for people who are trying to decide on the best option for their respective vehicle. Searching the internet can often complicate things more with a myriad of tech speak and articles that split hairs over issues the average tire user will never actually encounter.
These days, lots of people drive SUVs, as well as other similar vehicles, for their safety aspects and also because they like the style of the particular vehicle. It wouldn't be inaccurate to state that the closest many of these vehicles see to off-road driving would be a driveway covered in autumn leaves.
When it comes to choosing tires for vehicles that see very limited off-road duties, whether it is Goodyear Wrangler tires or any other tire, it's best to be honest when discussing needs with a tire retailer. A vehicle fitted with a wrong tire choice can be noisy to drive, difficult to handle, and prone to abnormal tire wear. One good place to start is with Tire Rack's tire test results.
If you are looking for Goodyear Wrangler tires that are best suited to paved road duties, choose one of the range with good results on paveded roads and a quiet ride like the Wrangler SR-A.If you take your vehicle off the beaten track, you will probably want to know the way the different Goodyear Wrangler tires perform and a great place to start would be one of the specialist review sites like the 4 Wheel Drive and Sport Utility Magazine. They occasionally feature reviews of Wrangler tires.
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