What Are the Best Tires for my Land Rover Range Rover Sport?

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by Zig Ziegler

The Range Rover Sport model is a perfect blend of off-road prowess and high performance capability. It offers one of the most sophisticated all-wheel drive systems and can come equipped with a supercharged V8 for unbelievable performance on paved roads. However, there are not many choices in the 275/40R20 size the vehicle needs. As limited as the choices are in this size, there are three standouts when it comes to complementing the high horsepower Range Rover Sport.

 Continental Extreme Contact DWS
Continental ExtremeContact
DWS
 Yokohama Parada Spec-X
Yokohama Parada
Spec-X
 Bridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza
Bridgestone Dueler H/L
Alenza


If you're a spirited driver looking for a tire that'll provide great steering response and cornering feel while retaining all-season use, the Continental ExtremeContact DWS and Yokohama Parada Spec-X will be perfect choices. Both tires are high speed rated all-season tires while the Continental boosts a very high rating for snow and ice traction. Directional tread pattern on the Yokohama gives this tire very high marks in wet weather and hydroplaning resistance.  

If ride comfort and low road noise are your biggest concerns, the Bridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza is definitely one of the quietest and smoothest tires offered for the Range Rover Sport. The Bridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza is also very a capable in light snow and wet weather situations.

Take a look at what customers are saying about their experiences with these three tires:

"Much better than the Original Equipment - quieter and softer ride. At the same time, they give a very positive steering feedback and less susceptible from grooves in the road. Very pleased." -- Tire Rack Consumer Review, 2009 Land Rover Range Rover Sport (Continental ExtremeContact DWS)

"Improvement over the Original Equipment. Rides better, handles better, looks better and definite increase in traction and braking. Aggressive tread pattern with extra weight capacity and all-season traction makes for a great package." -- Tire Rack Consumer Review, 2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged (Yokohama Parada Spec-X)

"These tires have performed well and the tread still has many miles left on them. With 25,000 miles on them, I still have excellent snow and ice traction and stability. I have no complaints about this tire, especially at the price point." -- Tire Rack Consumer Review, 2010 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE (Bridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza)

To view the full list of tires available for your Range Rover Sport search by vehicle and find the option best suited for your driving needs.

Comments on What Are the Best Tires for my Land Rover Range Rover Sport?

Monday, September 16, 2013 by Brad Gardner:
I have a 2011 Range Rover Sport. I have 26,000 miles and I need new tires ! They are Michelin Latitude 275/40r20. MUD and Snow. Can you recommend a better tire that's Mud and Snow that will last longer , but still give me a great ride !
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 by Zig:
The 3 tires I have recommended in this blog come in your size, are M+S (mud and snow rated) and would be my top picks. The quietest smoothest ride would probably be the Bridgestone in my opinion:

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=Bridgestone&tireModel=Dueler+H%2FL+Alenza&sidewall=Blackwall&partnum=74WR0HLALNZXL&tab=Sizes+&affiliate=WC3&bPostID=post-id-522754a0-fa94-445c-9459-07c10200b35d&affiliate=WC3
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by julie knisley:
i am wondering if i can put 275/40R20 106Y tires on my 2004 range rover HSE.
Please advise
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by Zig:
I would assume not because it's over 1.5" shorter than the OEM tires. However, there are no alternative sizes The Tire Rack recommends for this particular vehicle.
Thursday, April 10, 2014 by Sandy:
I need a heavy duty truck tire for my rrsport hse, with 21" rims for off road. Are they available?
Friday, April 11, 2014 by Zig:
To be more specific which 21" size tire were you looking for? But to be honest I highly doubt there will be any off-road tires on a 21" wheel since these are such low profile tires. Usually 21" wheels are not used for off-road.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 by mark:
What is the best size wheel and make and model of tire for an off road look for a 2013 RR Sport. More for look then performance.
Monday, August 18, 2014 by Tire Rack Team:
Mark, all of our wheels can be seen utilizing the search by vehicle tool on our website. When it comes to wheel fitment, this is a matter of personal preference and we offer many different finish types. Also remember that while larger wheels may have a greater asthetic appeal, ride comfort will decrease when plus sizing wheels.

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