What Makes a 4WD Tyre Tough
What Makes a 4WD Tyre Tough?
For the offroading enthusiast, tyre toughness is a non-negotiable when tackling
difficult terrain. You need a tyre which will give you confidence when you’re
heading into unpredictable territory.
Yet what attributes actually make a 4WD tyre stand above the rest?
Aggressive tread will give you better traction on loose gravel and sand.
Yokohama Geolandar A/T G015 is an All Terrain 4WD or SUV tyre which has
deep grooves - as well as a wide shoulder profile - to grip hard and ensure
Driving across rocky trails can be hazardous. You need a strong tyre compound
which can withstand both temperature changes and challenges from sharp
The Geolandar A/T G015 is made from a high-tech compound of triple
polymer, orange oil and silica. It’s tough, while still being fuel efficient thanks to
Yokohama’s Orange Oil technology.
Wet Weather Handling
A downpour can turn a dusty track into a muddy swamp very quickly. The
Geolandar A/T G015 handles brilliantly across mud. The tyre’s optimised lug
grooves are designed in such a way that the mud flicks out, allowing the tread to
bite the terrain and gain traction.
Ned Cakovan, a 4WD enthusiast from Rockhampton and part of the Nissan Y62 Group, has done thousands of kilometres on Yokohama’s Geolandar A/T G015 and rates them highly. He’s tested them across some incredibly tough terrain,including across the Simpson Desert and the Kimberleys.
"I would have to rate the Yokohama Geolandar A/T G015 tyres as the most capable all
terrain tyre I have had on any of my previous four wheel drives, and that's over 20 years
of owning and driving them." - Ned Cakovan 4WD Enthusiast.
Yokohama are so confident in their all terrain tyres that they give 2 years of
Road Hazard Protection when you buy at least two Geolandar A/T G015.
This means if you do damage to them on or off-road they’ll be repaired or
replaced for free.
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Time to toughen up your 4WD? Talk to your local Yokohama dealer today.