NEW MUD & SNOW TIRES

BUYER'S GUIDE with prices, sizes & info

— Winter is upon us, and nothing else improves wet-weather riding and traction than a good set of mud or snow tires. Whether you’re swamping in the south, mashing in mud or up north in the snow, we’ve got options! The right tire can truly make all the difference this season. We compiled our guide to give you the skinny on all the best wet-season rubber on the market.

AMS MUD EVIL

Construction: Radial

Terrain type: Mud and muddy ruts

Ply number: 6-ply rated

Sizes: 28x10R14, 30x10R14, 32x10R14

Prices: $226.95–$278.95

UTV Action’s take: The Mud Evil’s huge 2-inch tread is amazing in deep mud but still controllable and predictable on harder, drier terrain.

Contact: www.amstires.com

ARISUN SWAMP THING

Construction: Bias-ply

Terrain type: Deep mud bogging, or sand, gravel and even dirt

Ply number: 6-ply

Sizes: 27×9-14, 27×11-14, 28×10-14, 30×10-14, 32×10-14

Prices: $177–$255

UTV Action’s take: The Swamp Thing’s monster, cupped tread churns through the swamps, but a medium-to-soft compound provides ideal traction in many conditions. Arisun’s special reinforced N4D composite material puts an end to flats and punctures.

Contact: www.arisuntiresusa.com

AMS SWAMP FOX PLUS

Construction: Bias-ply

Terrain type: Mud & snow

Ply number: 6-ply rated

Sizes: Fronts: 25×8-12, 26×9-12, 27×9-12, 28×9-12, 26×9-14. Rears: 27×12-12, 28×12-12, 25×10-12, 26×12-12, 27×12-12, 28×12-12, 26×11-14

Prices: $125.95–$173.95 each

UTV Action’s take: The Swamp Fox Plus offers a self-cleaning, 1.2-inch tread depth for aggressive traction in both mud and snow.

Contact: www.amstires.com

BKT BOGMAX

Construction: Bias-ply

Terrain type: Mud

Ply number: 6-ply rated

Sizes: 30×10-14, 32×10-14

Prices: $200–$210

UTV Action’s take: Designed for excellent traction in wet and muddy terrains with a cut- and chip-resistant tread compound. (Extreme mudders also like the AT171 tractor tire.)

Contact: www.bkt-tires.com

CST SLUDGE HAMMER

Construction: Radial

Terrain type: Mud

Ply number: 6-ply rated

Sizes: 27x10R14, 28x10R14, 30x10R12, 30x10R14, 32x10R14, 35x10R14, 35x10R17

Prices: $239–$340 retail, but found online at $180–$240

UTV Action’s take: CST’s extreme mud tire that is also rated to handle heavy loads and provide a lengthy tread life.

Contact: www.csttires.com

EFX MOTO MONSTER

Construction: Bias-ply

Terrain type: Deep mud

Ply number: 6-ply rated

Sizes: 30×10-14

Prices: $193

UTV Action’s take: The massive 2-inch tread features side-paddle extensions on the shoulder lugs for an effective edge at all times.

Contact: www.cocomponents.com

GMZ KING KONG TIRE

Construction: Bias-ply

Terrain type: Deep mud and water

Ply number: 6-ply rated

Sizes: 34×10-18

Prices: $289.95

UTV Action’s take: A massive mud-specific tire with a huge 18-inch wheel, the King Kong is aptly named, with an ultra-aggressive, 1 3/4-inch center tread that tapers down to 3/4-inch on the shoulder.

Contact: www.gmzraceproducts.com

CST BEHEMOTH

Construction: Radial

Terrain type: Desert, hardpack, mud, rock and sand

Ply number: 8-ply rated

Sizes: Fronts: 25x8R12, 26x9R12, 26x9R14, 27x9R12, 27x9R14, 28x10R14, 30x10R14, Rears: 25x10R12, 26x11R12, 26x11R14, 27x11R14, 28x10R14, 28x10R15, 30x10R14, 30x10R15

Prices: $109–$175

UTV Action’s take: A true all-terrain tire with deep-ridged shoulder lugs. UTV Action test rider and pro racer Beau Baron rates them at an A+ for durability!

Contact: www.csttires.com

 

GBC SPARTACUS

Construction: Radial

Terrain type: Trail, soft terrain & mud

Ply number: 8-ply

Sizes: Fronts: 25x8R12, 26x9R12, 26x9R14, 27x9R14. Rears: 25x10R12, 26x10R12, 26x12R12, 26x11R14, 27x12R10, 27x11R14, 28x10R14, 30x10R14, 32x10R14

Prices: $126–$196.17

UTV Action’s take: A great all-around tire that can handle the mud and anything else you want to throw at it. New 28-, 30- and 32-inch sizes for 1000s and turbos!

Contact: www.gbcmotorsports.com

GORILLA SILVERBACK MT2

Construction: Bias-ply

Terrain type: Deep mud with all-terrain capability

Ply number: 6-ply rated

Sizes: 30×9-14, 33×10-15, 36×10-18

Prices: $215–$325

UTV Action’s take: Gorilla Axle’s next-generation answer to the extremely aggressive Silverback, the MT2 features major improvements in ride quality.

Contact: www.gorilla-axle.com

HIGH LIFTER OUTLAW R2

Construction: Bias-ply

Terrain type: Extreme mud tire

Ply number: 6-ply construction

Sizes: 33×9-18, 35×9-20

Prices: $194.95–$199.95

UTV Action’s take: Built upon the Outlaw legacy to allow larger 18- and 20-inch wheel sizes and further improve ride quality at a reasonable price.

Contact: www.highlifter.com

INTERCO SNIPER

Construction: Bias-ply

Terrain type: Mud tire

Ply number: 8-ply rated

Sizes: 27×9-12, 27×11-12, 29.5×10-12, 28×9-12, 28×11-12, 27×9-14, 27×11-14, 29.5×10-14, 33×9.5-14, 28×9-14, 28×11-14, 29.5×10-15, 35×10-15, 33×9.5-15, 35×10-17, 22×9.5-17, 35×10-20

Prices: $215–$295

UTV Action’s take: An extremely puncture-resistant eight-ply tire with massive 2-inch lugs and an enhanced sidewall design. The Sniper is also one of the lightest tires in its class.

Contact: www.intercotire.com

ITP CRYPTID

Construction: Bias-ply

Terrain type: Mud and mixed terrain

Ply number: 6-ply rated

Sizes: 30×9-14, 30×10-14, 30×11-14, 32×10-15, 34×10-17, 36×10-17

Prices: $221–$303 retail, but found online at $159–$249

UTV Action’s take: The old-school yet proven chevron-style tread provides great forward traction; its paddle-like shoulder gives maximum side bite in the mud without compromising ride comfort on the trails or hardpack.

Contact: www.itptires.com

KENDA EXECUTIONER

Construction: Bias-ply

Terrain type: Mud & snow

Ply number: 6-ply rated

Sizes: Front: 25×8-12, 26×10-12, 27×10-12, 28×9-14. Rears: 25×10-12, 26×12-12, 27×12-12, 28×11-14

Prices: $107–$170

UTV Action’s take: The Executioner’s aggressive, directional tread design with deep lugs is ready
to perform in the deepest mud, while the dimpled tread surface improves
performance in drier conditions.

Contact: www.kendatire.com

ITP MAYHEM SERIES

Construction: Bias-ply

Terrain type: Mud, trails & hardpack

Ply number: 6-ply rated

Sizes: Mammoth: 32×10-14. Monster: 30×9-14, 30×10-14. Mega: 27×9/11-12, 27×9/11-14, 28×9/11-12, 28×9/11-14. Mayhem: 25×8/10-12, 26×9/11-12

Prices: $105–$326 retail, but found online from $59–$176

UTV Action’s take: An 2-inch ultra-aggressive tread that’s surprisingly smooth on the trail still.

Contact: www.itptires.com

MAXXIS MUDZILLA

Construction: Bias-ply

Terrain type: Mud

Ply number: 6-ply rated

Sizes: Fronts: 27×9-12, 28×8-12, 30×9-14. Rears: 27×12-12, 28×10-12, 28×12-12, 30×11-14

Prices: $117–$255

UTV Action’s take: The Mudzilla’s massive tread bars provide maximum traction in the mud, yet flex for
better clean out in the mud-
accumulating areas.

Contact: www.maxxis.com

MAXXIS MAXXZILLA & MAXXZILLA PLUS

Construction: Bias-ply

Terrain type: Mud

Ply number: 6-ply rated

Sizes: Maxxzilla front: 27×9-12, 28×9-14. Rear: 27×11-12, 28×11-14; Maxxzilla Plus: 32×10-14

Prices: $240–$280

UTV Action’s take: The Maxxzilla’s complex tread arrangement and stepped 3D pattern provide superb mud traction, and the Maxxzilla Plus gets even deeper lugs.

Contact: www.maxxis.com

MAXXIS SNOW BEAST

Construction: Bias-ply

Terrain type: Snow & ice

Ply number: 6-ply rated

Sizes: Front: 25×9-12, 27×9-14. Rears: 25×10-12, 27×11-14

Prices: $205–$244 each

UTV Action’s take: Cold-weather compound with pre-drilled lugs for ice studs. They also make great mud tires for the smaller-bore Polaris Aces!

Contact: www.maxxis.com

PIT BULL GROWLER XOR & UBER XOR

Construction: Radial

Terrain type: Mud, snow, sand, rock & trail

Ply number: New 8-ply rated

Sizes: Front: 25.5x8R12, 25.5x8R14, 26.5x9R12, 26.5x9R14, 27.5x9R12, 27.5x9R14. Rear: 25.5x10R12, 25.5x10R14, 26.5x11R12, 26.511R14, 27.5x11R12, 27.5x11R14

Prices: $161–$220

UTV Action’s take: New 8-ply Uber 26.5- and 27.5-inch sizes are now available for larger UTVs. These are extreme off-road radials that can perform and prevail in any condition.

Contact: www.pitbulltires.com

PRO ARMOR ANARCHY

Construction: Armor Belt

Terrain type:  Deep mud, water

Ply number: 8-ply

Sizes: 29.5×9-14

Prices: $229.95

UTV Action’s take: The Anarchy features huge 2-inch lugs that carry all the way to the wheel power and through the muddiest, soupiest
conditions.

Contact: www.proarmor.com

QUADBOSS QBT 673

Construction: Radial

Terrain type: Mud

Ply number: 8-py rated

Sizes: 30x10R14, 32x10R14, 32x10R15, 34x10R15

Prices: $199.95–$269.95

UTV Action’s take: The QBT 673 features a massive 1.75-inch-deep tread for extreme mud use, but Quadboss also has less aggressive QBT672 mud radials in sizes 26x9R12 to 30x10R14 with 1.25-inch lugs for mid-sized-to-large UTVs and 4x4s.

Prices: $139.95–$185.95.

Contact: www.tuckerrocky.com

STI OUT & BACK XT & XLT

Construction: Bias-ply

Terrain type: Mud, loose & hardpack

Ply number: 6-ply rated

Sizes: XT front: 26×9-12, 27×9-12, 26×9-14, 27×10-14, 28×10-14. Rear: 26×11-12, 27×11-12, 26×11-14, 27×10-14, 28×10-14. XLT: 30×9-14, 30×11-14, 30×9-17, 30×11-17

Prices: $87–$214

UTV Action’s take: These tires deliver the comfort, durability and control you want on the trail with the bite you need for muddier, loose terrain. A great all-around-use mud tire that you can use all year long. The XLT offers a taller profile and larger wheel sizes with 14s and 17s. Tread gap is also increased for additional clean-out.

Contact: www.stipowersports.com

SEDONA MUD REBEL & REBEL RT

Construction: Bias-ply. Rebel RT: Radial

Terrain type: Mud, trail, hardpack, rock

Ply number: 6-ply rated

Sizes: Front: 25×8-12, 24×8-12, 26×9-12, 27×10-14. Rear: 25×10-12, 25×11-10, 26×10-12, 26×12-12, 27×12-14, 24×9-11. Rebel RT: 26x9R12, 28x10R14, 30x10R15

Prices: $86–$170

UTV Action’s take: A great all-around trail tire that works well in a reasonable amount of mud, the Radial option provides an even further-improved ride and increased stability and control at higher speeds and with heavier loads.

Contact: www.sedonatires.com

SEDONA MUDDA INLAW

Construction: Radial

Terrain type: Mud

Ply number: 8-ply rated

Sizes: 28x10R14, 30x10R14, 32x10R14

Prices: $226.95–$265.95

UTV Action’s take: The Inlaw is a great-performing performance mud tire that can still get you between the mud pits with reasonable comfort and control. New 28-inch size is perfect for smaller UTVs.

Contact: www.sedonatires.com

STI OUT & BACK MAX

Construction: Bias-ply

Terrain type: Loose terrain, mud

Ply number: 12-inch rims, 6-ply; 8-ply-rated carcass for low-pressure operation

Sizes: 26×10-12, 27×10-12, 27×10-14, 28×10-14, 30×10-14, 31×10-15, 32×10-14, 32×10-17, 34×10-17, 36×10-18

Prices: $159–$325 retail, but found online for $138–$281

UTV Action’s take: A rugged tire with a tread that grips everywhere. The new 26×10-12, 27×10-12 and 36×10-18 sizes will fit Aces all the way up to extreme mudders.

Contact: www.stipowersports.com

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