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Cooper Discoverer A/T 3
 
Approximate retail price:
$150
Summary: An all terrain tire designed for pickups and SUVs and is well suited on dry and wet pavement and light duty off-road conditions. It has a 55,000 mile treadwear warranty.
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About - Cooper Discoverer A/T 3

The Cooper Discoverer A/T 3 is part of the tire test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, all terrain truck tire models like the Discoverer A/T 3 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Dry braking:
Dry braking is from 60 to 0 mph.

Wet braking:
Wet braking is from 60 to 0 mph.

Handling:
Handling includes how well the tires gripped in an avoidance maneuver involving a swerve into the left lane and back into the right lane; wet and dry cornering grip on our skid pad; and subjective steering feel.
About This Brand

One of the few independent tire manufacturers in the U.S. with origins going back to the early 20th Century, Cooper is among the world's top-10 tire makers. Based in Findlay, Ohio, Cooper Tires offers a full array of tires, including the Avon, Mastercraft, and Starfire brands. Cooper tires are most often sold by independent dealers, though they can be found online. In the past, Cooper has been a standout among light-truck tires.

Features & Specs - Cooper Discoverer A/T 3
info Speed rating T
info Treadwear warranty 55000
info UTQG treadwear 560
info UTQG temperature B
info UTQG traction A
info Size tested 265/70R17
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User Reviews - Cooper Discoverer A/T 3
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1.0
Don't buy Cooper tires
7/16/2014
Pros
Cons
Blowouts At Highway Speed
Poor Balancing
Poor Tread Wear
Tread life
Value
Best Uses
Comment:
31700 miles in 2 years and tread was near the wear bars and most of my driving is highway. On my monthly drive home blew a tire at 70 mph on a smooth streach of highway in 117 degree temp, replaced the whole set for another $1000 bucks.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
These are great all around tires
5/17/2014
Pros
Dry grip
Handling
Ride comfort
Value
Wet grip
Winter traction
Cons
Noise
Best Uses
Comment:
As an ag chemical salesman/ PCA, I spend about 40% of my driving time on dirt roads, in sometimes wet and muddy conditions. These tires have handled everything I have thrown at them. I had them in snow one time this winter, and they performed like a champ in those conditions as well. I have them installed in a 2013 GMC Sierra 1500 4x4 Crew Cab, and have had them 3 months. They are well mannered on pavement, and great off road. I have owned Goodyear Wranglers previously on this truck, and these tires outperform the Wranglers in just about every way. Very happy I chose these tires. I highly recommend these tires to anyone who needs a good on and off road tire.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
4.0
Happy with my tires
4/28/2014
Pros
The Grip Was Amazing
Cons
A little noisy
Best Uses
Comment:
I've been driving a large SUV for 11 years and have to say this is the best tire purchase I've made. I go through tire pretty quickly but I've had these for 2 years and over 30 K miles and they almost look new. Now mind you I regularly rotate them and check the pressure at every oil change but these are great tires!
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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