Achilles Desert Hawk XM/T

Achilles Desert Hawk XM/T photo, test, review

Achilles Desert Hawk XMT is a Mud Terrain and Off Road All Season tire with symmetrical tread pattern, designed for SUV and 4×4.

2015 Drive Out Achilles Desert Hawk XM/T test

In 2015 experts of the South African magazine Drive Out have tested the Achilles XMT at size 265/75 R16 and compared with nine similar budget, mid-range and premium Mud Terrain tires.

Achilles Desert Hawk XM/T test and review
Last place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 5.07m longer, than the leader.
Achilles Desert Hawk XM/T test and review
8th place in Wet handling. Achilles was 1.13sec slower, than the leader.
Achilles Desert Hawk XMT test and review
7th place in Gravel braking. The braking distance was 2.22m longer, than the leader.
Achilles Desert Hawk XMT test and review
1-7th place in Traction on a rocky slope.
Achilles Desert Hawk XMT test and review
4th place in Sidewall strength.

Overall Achilles Desert Hawk XMT review

According to the test results Achilles took 3rd place.

Main conslusions:

  • The longest wet braking distance and relatively low handling speed.
  • Average gravel braking distance.
  • Good sidewall strength.

Similar tires from the test:

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