Range Rover Classic & Discovery 1
For the Range Rover Classic and Discovery I, a
245/75-16 is a nice fit with a two or three inch lift.
For all-around use and winter driving, we
especially like the BF Goodrich All Terrain KO.
For mud, we've been very impressed with the
Firestone Destination MT.
For stock replacements, the Michelin
an excellent choice. Although tame in appearance, they handle all conditions very
2" Lifted Disco with 245/75-16's
Range Rover Classics can use 235/70-16 to replace the 205's that were fitted at the
For the Discovery II, the Michelin Synchrone is an
excellent choice. Although tame in appearance, they handle all conditions very well.
For those looking for something more aggressive, A
two inch lift will allow a 265/75-16 to fit without a problem. For mostly road-bound vehicles
or for use in snow, we prefer the BF Goodrich All Terrain KO.
For mud use, we've been impressed by the Firestone
2" lifted Disco II with 265/75-16 BFG A/T KO
3" lifted Disco II with 265/75-16 Destination MT
Defenders often come stock with BF Goodrich All
Terrain KO's in 265/75-16 and that's what we normally fit on them.
Otherwise, we outfit the Defender for mud use with
Firestone Destination MT's or BFG Mud Terrains. If lifting your Defender, one might go to a 33"
or larger tire.
Defenders with BFG A/T KO's in 265/75-16
The Freelander fared well on the stock Michelins,
but if you got an early one with Goodyear HP's you probably want to upgrade. We often fit
BFGoodrich AT KO's in 225/70-16 on stock height Freelanders and 225/75-16 on lifted
Freelanders. The 17" and 18" versions typically convert to 16" wheels for off-road
Lifted Freelander with 225/75-16 Destination M/T