The top mid-size SUV tires on the market as of 2014 include the Cooper Discoverer A/T3, Michelin LTX M/S2, the Continental CrossContact LX20 EcoPlus, according to Consumer Search. The Michelin LTX A/T2, Falken WildPeak A/T and BFGoodrich Rugged Terrain T/A were also highly rated by the site.
The Cooper Discoverer A/T3 tire is highly rated for its comfort, durability, off-road capabilities and grip on snow-covered roads. It is an all-terrain tire with good traction. Consumers have praised its stability on and off-road as well as its braking performance. Even though this tire provides a comfortable ride, it is slightly noisy.
The Michelin LTX M/S2 has high ratings for its all-season traction and handling as well as its six-year warranty, and is praised for its performance in both wet and dry conditions. It provides a smooth ride and is extremely durable.
The Continental CrossContact LX20 EcoPlus tire earns its high ratings by virtue of its braking abilities and quiet, comfortable ride. This tire has excellent traction in ice and snow and is much cheaper than the Michelin tire but possesses nearly the same performance. In addition to being extremely durable, it is lauded for its ability to resist hydroplaning and for its superior handling.