Kumho Road Venture APT KL51 review
What is it?
The Kumho Road Venture APT KL51 is a highway all season tire engineered for light trucks and SUV's.
It aims to blend true four season capability with ride comfort and low road noise.
Strengths and weaknesses?
Dry and wet traction and handling are above average for the category.
Comfort characteristics are a strong point as well.
Treadlife may be lacking as compared to top tier category competition, and so too is wintry condition performance. The Firestone Destination LE 2, for example, is a much superior winter option.
How does the Road Venture APT KL51 compare?
Road Venture APT KL51 performance is good overall with the exception of winter condition performance. Users rank the Road Venture APT KL51 tenth out of thirty-six highway all season tire options.
In 2009 Tire Rack comparative testing, the Road Venture APT KL51 finished second overall behind the BF Goodrich Long Trail T/A Tour, and ahead of Dunlop Signature CS.
Anything else to know?
Along with the aforementioned Firestone, the Road Venture APT KL51 is one of the most affordable category options.
If you can avoid leaning on it too heavily when it comes to winter conditions, the Road Venture APT KL51 is a solid option that delivers good performance and excellent value.
Ultimately though, we would opt for the more current and better performing Firestone Destination LE 2, which is about equal in price.
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