The Subaru Outback offers surprising off-road capabilities. They have an impressive ground clearance as well as a solid all-wheel drive build. So, if you own one of these vehicles, you really should buy good all terrain tires – so you can go off-roading whenever you want.
The best Subaru Outback all terrain tires are designed to handle dirt road and extreme conditions – while also providing good handling on paved roads. Many feature an aggressive tread pattern for better traction in snow, ice, dirt, grass, gravel, and slick rock.
We found the best Subaru Outback all road tires for you.
- Yokohoma Geolandar G015 (235/65R17)
- BF Goodrich All Terrain T/A KO2
- Hankook Dynapro ATM All-Terrain Radial Tire
- Pirelli Scorpion All Terrain Plus
Things to consider
If you tend to regularly drive your Subaru Outback on snowy or icy roads, you might want to buy superior snow traction tires with a rating of 3PMSF (Three Peak Mountain Snowflake) stamp, which indicates that the tire meets the required performance criteria for light snow traction.
Typically, all-terrain tires can handle almost any surface- except heavy, tacky clay mud. If you regularly drive on this type of surface, consider investing in a more premium all-terrain tire with a more open tread as well sidewall lugs. Better yet, invest in mud terrain tires for Subaru Outback.
Another thing you want to look at is the tread life warranty, which ranges between 50,000 – 60,000 miles for some of the longest-lasting all-terrain tires for Subaru Outback.
Light snow traction 3PMSF | Tread life warranty 60,0000 miles
If you drive a lot off-road but still need an all terrain tire, then the Geolandar A/T G015 on-/off-road all-terrain tires are for you. They’re quiet and smooth for an A/T tire, and many users love their incredible dry and wet performance.
Stable and sure-footed, these Subaru Outback all-terrains have excellent braking and cornering – and almost non-existent hydroplaning.
Offroad, these all-terrains are a beast –take your Subaru Outback to explore trails and dirt roads without worrying about getting stuck in mud or sliding on loose gravel.
This light snow traction tire for Subaru Outback is rated 3PMSF – you can drive on 6″ of snow on the ground.
These A/T for Subaru Outback are rated excellent for treadwear and comfort performance. Overall, our top pick for the best
Tread life warranty 60,0000 miles
This BF Goodrich All Terrain T/A KO2 is easily one of the best all-terrain tires on the market.
They are great for the Subaru Outback driver that is looking for a tire that can still handle everyday driving conditions – and offer the versatility of an all-season tire.
The BFGoodrich KO2 is made of a tough rubber compound that is chip- and tear-resistant for durability. Special care is taken in the design of the sidewall to make it less vulnerable to tears and bruises
They are one of the best choices if you want quality, with less noise and vibration when driving. It is a perfect combination of durability, comfort, stability, performance, and traction.
Bridgestone is known for manufacturing top-of-the-line products, so you can trust that these tires will be able to handle any driving situation that comes your way.
Tread life warranty 60,0000 miles | Budget Pick
It is hard to find budget all-terrain tires that perform as well on and off-road. Hankook Dynapro ATM tire is a great option for Subaru Outback drivers who need a multi-use tire that gives them enough traction to tackle most off-road and on-road driving situations.
With the Hankook Dynapro ATM tire, you get a better grip in wet conditions than some pricier options. You also get good mud and snow traction, thanks to its non-directional tread pattern.
This tire is a popular choice for off roaders for its excellent on-road handling in wet and dry conditions and straight-line stopping performance on both wet and dry roads.
Tread life warranty 50,000 miles
This premium tire is a tad pricey, but it delivers in terms of quality and performance for the Subaru Outback motorist who is mostly on-road, but occasionally ventures off-road.
Motorists love the aggressive, innovative tread design with sharp edges and high sipes that power through mud, rocks, grass, and sand. Plus, this essential self-cleans, that is, it moves mud and debris from its grooves.
The A/T Pirelli’s shoulder tread blocks are large, stable for better steering response, and improved directional stability.
Apart from its great off-road performance, the tire is great on the road too. It provides good braking and cornering, and with excellent traction and grip for diverse surfaces, including snowy conditions. Plus, the center tread has interlocked independent tread blocks for comfort and reduced noise levels.
What all-terrain tires should I put on my Subaru Outback?
Any number of factors make one A/T tire a better choice for you over the rest.
When choosing the best off road wheels for Subaru Outback, you should ask yourself ‘what type of surfaces and conditions will I use these tires on?’.
Your answer will then guide your selection. No need to buy your tires based on aesthetics and miss out on great performance- when you can have both. So if you often drive on snow- go for tires with a suitable snow rating and superior snow traction. The same applies to drivers regularly faced with heavy clay surfaces – some regular A/T tires just won’t cut it.