The Goodyear Wrangler MTR With Kevlar tire has an asymmetrical tread design and the DuPont Kevlar reinforced sidewalls promises to be a contender in the hot MT tire market. Goodyear says using Kevlar increases sidewall toughness and puncture resistance by 35 percent. It also helps reinforce the sidewall for on-pavement driving. The asymmetrical tread design looks directional, but Goodyear says the tires are NOT directional, can run either way and have been tested that way. For those who don't like white lettering, the new MTR with Kevlar might disappoint, as many sizes will have white outline lettering. That means white outline letters out, ready to be scraped into white sidewalls by rocks. The larger sizes up to 42 inches, will have black lettering, so that will be fine.The silica tread compound enhances wet traction and the durometer seems to be between the old MTR and the sticky comp tires Goodyear has built. The rubber feels soft and supple when doing the old twist and fingernail tread test (scientific test procedure). The Goodyear MTR with Kevlar is a very competent tire and worthy descendent of the Wrangler MT and MTR.
Great traction with these tires! Obviously noisy, but handle great and are excellent in dirt and rocks.
from Denver, CO
5.0I love these tires.
3rd set of these. Great traction on wet surfaces and even wear at 26psi on my 2010 JKU. I have punctured the sidewalls a couple times over the years. I have beadlocks and air down to a minimum of 10psi, single digits for snow. Daily driven and weekend warrior twice a month, I buy a new set every year and a half.
By Michael O.
from Seattle, Washington.
5.0Good looking tires
I purchased the 42" Good Year wrangler MT tires for my H1 Hummer. To my surprise they handle and ride good.
By Don D.
Tires are awesome, 4wp sucks. Will NEVER shop there again.