BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 Review: Your 2021 Guide

Damaso
| Last Updated: June 10, 2021

In this review, we will explore one of BFGoodrich's best-selling tires, the incredible All-Terrain T/A KO2.

These are the type of tires you typically find on pickup trucks, SUVs, and off-road vehicles that need an adequate level of traction for city driving along with excellent off-road performance.

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TL;DR: BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2

Before analyzing the BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires in-depth, it is a good idea to take a quick look at the most important points concerning these fabulous tires.

BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2

Pros

Cons

  • Decent dry performance

  • Good value for the money

  • Offer adequate traction on snow/ice

  • Wide coverage, with sizes ranging from 15 to 22 inches

  • They can last over 65,000 miles with proper maintenance
  • They can be a bit noisy after about 35K miles

  • Do not excel in any particular category

Best For

Best For SUVs, trucks, and Jeeps that require reliable tires for everyday use with good on- and off-road performance.

BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 Performance Ratings

When a review is based on performance ratings, it is logical to ask, why should you trust such ratings in the first place? In principle, user ratings of a product are the best way to get an idea of what to expect. However, this statement is only true when such a product has enough user reviews; otherwise, they should be taken with a grain of salt.

With nearly 16 million miles reported and 691 verified reviews, it's safe to say that BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 tire ratings are quite reliable.

BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 Off-Road Performance

Off-Road Overall: 9.0

Dirt Performance: 9.4

Sand Performance: 8.9

Mud Performance: 8.7

Rock Performance: 9.1

The BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 is considered one of the best all-terrain tires in the world for a good reason. Its performance in mud, sand, rocks, and dirt is simply amazing. Considering that this is a tire designed for combined on-/off-road use, we must say that its figures are quite an achievement. If you are looking for an everyday tire with unmatched off-road performance, you should put the BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 on your shopping list.

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BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 Dry Performance

Dry Overall: 9.1

Cornering Stability: 8.9

Dry Traction: 9.3

Steering Response: 9.0

When talking about All-Terrain tires, every driver expects good on-road and off-road performance. This is exactly the case with BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires. With an overall rating of 9.1, these tires are very close to the leader in this category, the Firestone Destination A/T2, which exhibits a 9.3 score. 

The excellent dry traction score (9.3) and dry steering response (9.0) of the All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires make them a great choice for anyone looking for a reliable tire for daily use on their truck or SUV.

BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 Wet Performance

Wet Overall: 8.6

Hydroplaning Resistance: 8.8

Wet Traction: 8.5

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Wet road performance is one of the most important aspects for drivers who place great emphasis on safety. In this regard, BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires provide an adequate level of handling but not as good as other tires in this category.

While the overall wet performance rating of 8.6 cannot be considered bad, BFGoodrich did not manage to make the All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires stand out in this category as it did in the dry performance category.

BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 Snow / Ice Performance (Optional)

Snow / Ice Overall: 8.7

Light Snow Traction: 9.2

Deep Snow Traction: 8.9Ice Traction: 7.9

Depending on the area where you live, tire performance on snow or ice may be as relevant as on wet roads. That said, the BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires have pleasantly surprised us with their overall score of 8.7, which places them 3 out of 29 tires in this segment.

In case you need an All-Terrain tire with excellent light/deep snow traction, the BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 is definitely an excellent option to consider.

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BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 Comfort Performance

Overall Comfort: 8.3

Ride Quality: 8.5

Noise: 8.1

BFGoodrich tires are not known for their comfort, and All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires are no exception. If you need All-Terrain tires that provide an excellent city driving experience, then the Pirelli Scorpion All Terrain Plus or General Grabber A/TX tires are a better alternative.

With ride quality and noise ratings of 8.5 and 8.1, respectively, the BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires offer only average noise and comfort during daily driving.

BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 Treadwear Performance

Treadwear: 8.2

When it comes to treadwear performance, All-Terrain tires can be tricky. Remember that the tread design on this type of tire is a compromise between on- and off-road performance. In that sense, the BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2's score of 8.2 indicates that these tires can offer more than adequate tread life for everyday use.

While not the highest-rated, All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires offer a durability level on par with other premium tires in this segment

BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 Warranty

BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 warranties:

Treadlife Warranty

6-year warranty or 50,000 miles (whichever occurs first).

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Uniformity Warranty

Complaints regarding these tires’ uniformity must be subscribed in the first year of use or the first 2/32" of wear.

Workmanship / Materials Warranty

BFGoodrich provides a generous 6-year warranty against defects in workmanship or materials. Moreover, it also offers free tire replacement for the first year, 2/32" wear, or 25% wear.

Road Hazard Warranty

Sadly, BFGoodrich does not provide this type of warranty for this tire.

Tire Rack Road Hazard Warranty

On top of the amazing tread life warranty offered by BFGoodrich, the All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires feature Tire Rack's leading warranty that covers refunds of up to $40 for repairs per tire per occurrence. Moreover, if the tire suffers non-repairable damage within the first 2 years, a refund of the original purchase price or replacement purchase price (whichever is less) will be made.

There is no doubt that the enormous popularity of BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires has a lot to do with the impressive warranty that backs them up. In this sense, if you are looking for everyday tires for your SUV, Jeep, or pickup truck, the All-Terrain T/A KO2 should be among the options to consider.

BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 Specs & Options

Given that the All-Terrain T/A KO2 is one of BFGoodrich's best-selling tires, we are not at all surprised by the huge variety of sizes in which it is available. With wheel diameters ranging from 15-inch to 22-inch and rim widths from 215 to 325, there is no doubt that its market coverage is impressive.

No matter what type of tires your SUV, pickup truck, or Jeep uses, you can be sure to get a BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 tire model that fits your needs.

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BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 Reviews

There is no better way to verify performance ratings than by analyzing user reviews. In the case of BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires, we must say that there are several points to highlight. On the one hand, the degree of satisfaction with the way these tires perform is astounding. Many have no hesitation in calling the All-Terrain T/A KO2 the best tire in its segment. Then there is the aspect of tire longevity.

The vast majority of reviews are written by drivers who have used the BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 in combined off-road/highway conditions for over 45K miles and report that they still have enough tread left in them. In fact, we've found reviews from drivers with 65k+ miles who still have the tires installed on their vehicles. The key to this?

We noticed that many drivers emphasize maintaining proper air pressure and performing scheduled rotations. This makes a lot of sense since the tread design of All-Terrain tires is prone to irregular wear.

Finally, many drivers feel that the All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires provide adequate ride quality in the city and an acceptable noise level during the first 38,000 miles in terms of comfort and noise level. Many comments are noting that the tires get "a little louder" as they approach this mileage.

The field experience of drivers who use BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires daily indicates that you can't go wrong choosing these incredible tires for your vehicle.

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End of the Road

Although the BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires do not excel in any category in the On-/Off-Road All-Terrain segment, they have an impressive amount of reviews that qualify this tire as one of the best options you can install on your vehicle. In our opinion, if you need a reliable on- and off-road tire, the All-Terrain T/A KO2 will not disappoint.

Damaso

Damaso has been in the automotive world since he was 14 years old and his father decided to bought an auto repair shop. Years later, his passion for electronics, computers, and automotive mechanics motivated him to graduate in Mechanical Engineering and venture into the sales of automotive equipment. For years Damaso worked as a technical advisor assisting car dealerships, tire shops, and even the plants of Toyota and Mitsubishi that operate in his country. He has over 25 years of experience reporting on topics ranging from DIY jobs, technological analysis, automotive news, and more. He is a wealth of information and a valued member of our team.