Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Road Venture APT KL51

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Vehicle: 1997 Mitsubishi Montero
4.0
Miles Driven on Tires: 40,000
Location: BEVERLY HILLS, CA
Driving Condition: Combined Off Road/Highway
Driving Style: Average
Kumho Road Venture APT KL51
Initial Review: 40,000 miles on tires
February 24, 2013

I live in the UAE and these tires have turned out to be a very good, inexpensive, on/off road tire. They have given 3 years of use mounted on a relatively light, short-wheel base 4x4. If it wasn't for local laws stating that I have to replace them due to the manufacturing date, I could probably get another 20,000 miles from them. The original tire size was 235x75R15.
In the sand, I run them at 12-15 psi and have never had a problem getting stuck in normal running. If the sand is very soft 10 psi lets me float over the dunes.
They have also been very good on-road tires, quiet with good grip around corners even when pushing hard. Can't report on how they handle on wet roads, doesn't rain here enough to give an honest report.
I like them so much I bought another set of the same tires for the truck last weekend.

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