Best All-Terrain Tires for Winter

Do you own a pickup truck or large SUV and need an aggressive tire? Or possibly you're getting ready for hunting season or snow plowing and need new tires. If you're looking for an aggressive tire that can also go off-road while still performing on the streets, then look at options in the On-/Off-Road All-Terrain category. Some options are branded with the severe winter mountain/snowflake symbol and can even be studded to provide added traction.

New for 2013 is the Goodyear Wrangler All-Terrain Adventure with Kevlar. Just one look at this tire and you can see how well it will churn through the snow. It's heavily siped which will certainly help with the grip on ice. The sidewall rubber compound features Goodyear’s Durawall Technology to protect the polyester cord body by resisting cuts, punctures, scuffing and abrasion.

Another great option is the General Grabber AT 2. This tire consistently rates well by our customers and is very aggressive. It has tremendously deep tread depth and can plow through deep snow. The tread blocks feature multiple traction edges and sipes, and are molded to accept optional metallic studs to increase wintry weather traction.

Finally, the BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO is worth a look. This tire has been around for quite some time, but more importantly, it's a solid performer and does very well in the snow. Its aggressive tread design easily goes through deep snow and will keep you trucking along to your destination.

Goodyear Wrangler All-Terrain Adventure with Kevlar
Goodyear Wrangler All-Terrain Adventure with Kevlar
General Grabber AT 2
General Grabber
AT 2
BF Goodrich All-Terrain T/A KO
BFGoodrich All-Terrain

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Saturday, August 23, 2014 by J Ketterling

I owned Goodyear Wranglers for 25 years with only one flat in Alaska! Since moving back to WI, I bought top of the line Michelins and have had 6 flats in two years 75K miles on these tires! I am sick of worrying about whether I will make it home at night. My tire dealer (Carlton in Oostburg), insists Michelin is the best and that I simply have "had a run of bad luck". I don't buy it. I am looking at your Wrangler All Terrain T/A KO tire. I am a visiting nurse and travel major freeways and state/county roads visiting my patients. What do you recommend? Thanks.
Monday, August 25, 2014 by Tire Rack Team

What is the year, make and model of your vehicle?
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Donald Smith

The Grabber AT2 definitely gets the job done in the winter and is far cheaper than the other two options up there. It's actually cheaper than most touring tires as well, and eliminates the need for a separate set of snow tires. I put a set on my old Geo Tracker 4WD and was impressed not only with the snow traction, but also with how decent the ride is on dry roads as well. Seriously considering putting a set on my new Jeep Patriot.
Friday, February 16, 2018 by Susan Toft

I have a 2005 Buick LaSabre and would like to know the most aggressive tire in both all weather, or and tires. I was wondering what the cost is also.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 by Tire Rack Team

Susan, if you have the size 225/60R16, one of the best all-season tires for snow traction would be the Continental True Contact. Follow this link for the current pricing in this size:

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