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Review of the Kumho Road Venture MT
 
 

If you are hunting for a mud terrain tire that is a decent compromise between extremes without spending a fortune, the Kumho Road Venture MT might be what you are looking for.  Everyone we have talked to who has used this tire tells us that they were a bargain falling into the low 100 dollar range depending on the size and retailer, yet they perform better offroad than most people had expected.  With a tread pattern remarkably similar to the BFGoodrich Mud Terrain T/A KM, those who we have talked to say the perform about the same as the BFGoodrich Mud Terrain T/A KM.  Yet they typically fall within a far lower price range, in many cases HALF what the BFGs cost.  For many of us who wheel on a budget, that is significant.  Tire wear is decent on road and flex offroad is good when aired down.  Sidewall protection could be better with a lack of sidewall lugs however those who we know that uses these have not had an issue with sidewall damage, at least not yet.  We give this tire a thumbs up for value.  If you need a decent Mud Terrain tire that won't break the budget, take a look at the Kumho Road Venture MT.
  


Kumho Road Venture MT

 

Manufacturers description of this tire: 

Kumho Road Venture MT

Featured in the CORR Racing series the MT's deep, full-traction tread can handle your toughest traction needs. Variable tread-void across the tread center and shoulder means good ride and top handling, with excellent off-road traction. Aggressive, open shoulder lugs with side-biting edges dig down and also grab sides of ruts. Features more pitches than most leading mud tires and more biting edges per revolution. The durable 834 is also ice-stud compatible.

Special Features

  • Greater number of pitches than most leading mud terrain tires provides more biting edges per tire revolution.
      
  • Alternating, "cupped-out", shoulder lugs with side bite edges, not only dig down, but also grab ruts for additional traction.
      
  • Pinned for the addition of ice-studs, when Mother Nature is at her worst.
      
  • Specially formulated tread compound resists cuts, chips, and abrasions common to off-road driving.
      
  • Variable tread void; wide open shoulder lugs for traction, less void in center of footprint for good wear, ride and handling performance.
      
  • Nylon sidewall reinforcement promotes durability in the most rugged commercial applications.
      
  • Durable nylon belt edge strip gives high speed stability and resistance to centrifugal forces.

14" Size Tires

Tire Size Service Description Load
Range
S.W.
Type
Overall Dia
(inch)
Section Width on
Meas. Rim(inch)
Tread
Depth (1/32")
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27x8.50R14LT* 95Q  C OWL  26.5  8.6 on 7.0  18  28.5 
* Uses #15 Stud

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Description
Load
Range
S.W.
Type
Overall Dia
(inch)
Section
Width
on Meas.
Rim(inch)
Tread
Depth (1/32")
U.T.Q.G. Tire Weight
35x12.50R15LT 113Q  C OWL  34.5  12.5 on 10.0  19  58.4 
31x10.50R15LT* 109Q  C OWL  30.5  10.6 on 8.5  18  41.4 
30x9.50R15LT* 104Q  C OWL  29.5  9.4 on 7.5  18  36.4 
LT235/75R15* 104/101Q  C OWL  28.9  9.2 on 6.5  17  34.4 
33x12.50R15LT 108Q  C OWL  32.5  12.5 on 10.0  19  53.9 
32X11.50R15LT 113Q  C OWL  31.5  11.4 on 9.0  19  46.4 
31x11.50R15LT* 110Q  C OWL  30.5  11.4 on 9.0  18  44.6 
* Uses #15 Stud

16" Size Tires

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Description
Load
Range
S.W.
Type
Overall Dia
(inch)
Section
Width
on Meas.
Rim(inch)
Tread
Depth (1/32")
U.T.Q.G. Tire Weight
LT235/85R16* 120/116Q  E OWL  31.7  9.2 on 6.5  17  44.3 
LT225/75R16* 110/107Q  D OWL  29.3  8.8 on 6.0  17  36.4 
33x12.50R16.5LT 118Q  D BSW  32.5  12.0 on 8.0  19  56.2 
LT285/75R16 122 Q  D OWL  32.8  11.3 on 8.0  18  54.9 
LT265/75R16* 112/109Q  C OWL  31.6  10.5 on 7.5  17  45.7 
LT245/75R16* 120/116Q  E BSW  30.5  9.8 on 7.0  17  44 
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17" Size Tires

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Description
Load
Range
S.W.
Type
Overall Dia
(inch)
Section
Width
on Meas.
Rim(inch)
Tread
Depth (1/32")
U.T.Q.G. Tire Weight
35X14.50R17LT 111Q  C OWL  34.4  14.1 on 10.0  19.4  51.6 
35X12.50R17LT 111Q  C OWL  34.4  12.6 on 10.0  19.8  66.3 

 

Manufacturer Contact Info:

Kumho Tires
14605 Miller Ave
Fontana, CA 92336
800/HI-KUMHO
www.kumhousa.com

 

 

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Rating  Key - The star rating keys are specific to the terrain being rated in the review.  To the Top 
Don't even consider it if this is your main terrain. This tire will not perform well at all in this terrain.

Its trying but not doing too well.  You'd be better off choosing another for this terrain.

Average.  Its doing ok, not great but its holding its own.  A decent choice if you're compromising.

This tire does very well in this terrain but its not the best tire available however still a very good choice.

This tire performs exceptionally well in this terrain.  Among the best suited for this terrain.

Size Availability - This is a one to three thumbs up snapshot rating where one mean poor selection, two means ok and three means great.  Check with suppliers or manufacturers for actual available sizes.  While this rating system is vague, we couldn't possibly list all available sizes with size selection changing over time.  Please see manufacturer for list of sizes in production.





Money Bags - This is an average cost scale based on an averaged advertised cost of this tire when compared to other tires.  One money bag represents the tire is typically one of the cheapest available while 5 money bags indicates that this tire is one of the most expensive.  Averages are based on the tires reviewed.

    
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