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Kenda Klever RT Review

June 22, 2020

The Kenda Klever RT is somewhat new to the game and has been getting quite a bit of attention. But with it being so new, a lot of people are hesitant to actually shell out the money for them. Well, today we'll talk about whether or not they're worth the money.

 

1. Design

Kenda Klever RTKenda Klever RT Jeep Wrangler

The Kenda Klever RT is a hybrid tire which, if you don't know, means that it combines aspects of an all-terrain and a mud tire into one in an attempt to give you great all around performance and comfort. The tread design of this tire is pretty aggressive but nothing too crazy like you'd see on a mud tire. There is a decent amount of spacing between each of the tread blocks and the actual shape of the blocks is pretty cool. There doesn't seem to be a uniform shape to them which makes the tire look really rugged. There's also a good amount of horizontal siping that's nice to see on a tire at this price point. Moving onto the sidewall, the design is very block and will actually provide a good amount of tire for use if you air out. Overall, the Klever RT has just the right amount of aggression without going over the top.

 

2. Performance

Kenda Klever RT SilveradoKenda Klever RT Silverado

Now onto the part that matters most. How does the Kenda Klever RT perform? Well, all of the tread voids allow plenty of evacuation for water and rocks, giving you more wet and off-road traction. The blocks are also pretty large which means there is plenty of tire making contact with the ground and if you decide to air out for more traction, the shoulder lugs will provide a decent amount of traction as well. The siping on the Klever RT will also help with winter traction so if you live in a place that gets plenty of snow, they should do pretty well. Keep in mind that this isn't a mud tire so doing a lot of mud bogging might be a little challenging but it should be doable. The Kenda Klever RT gives a great balance of on road comfort and off road performance for the money.

 

3. Price

Kenda Klever RT Cateye SilveradoKenda Klever RT Cateye Silverado

Speaking of money, let's talk price. The Kenda Klever RT is available up to a 35x12.5 so if you're looking for something bigger, there are going to be other options for you. That being said, the 35x12.5 sits just under $1000 which, for that amount of money, you get quite a bit of performance and comfort which is probably why this tire has been growing in popularity lately.