What’s the Difference Between Mud Tyres and All Terrain Tyres? (A Beginner’s Guide)

Are you trying to decide whether mud tyres or all-terrain tyres are best for your 4WD? 

Well, there are two questions you need to ask yourself before exploring the difference between mud tyres and all-terrain tyres, and which one is right for you: 

      1. Where are you going?                  

       2How often are you going?

You see, both types of tyres have their pros and cons, but at the end of the day, you need the best tyre for your circumstances. 

So, let’s consider the differences between mud tyres and all-terrain tyres.

Disclaimer – there can be significant variations depending on the brand of the tyre so this information is of a general nature, which means you can’t have a crack at us if things don’t go to plan based on the information in this article.

Mud terrain tyres (Mud) are built stronger with firmer sidewalls and have a large chunky tread pattern with widely spaced lugs that can eject debris easily when spinning.