Review: Sailun Terramax HLT All-Season Light Truck and SUV tires

We road-tested Sailun Terramax HLT All-Season Light Truck and SUV tires.

Review: Sailun Terramax HLT All-Season Light Truck and SUV tires
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BEST FOR Crossovers, SUVs and pickup trucks


TESTED BY the Thomsons, parents to two kids, age 9 and 6

BOTTOM LINE "The Terramax HLTs performed well. I was pleasantly surprised at how quiet they were. I felt safe with the kids in the car in all weather. The price point is affordable and we will use these tires in the future." — Alicia Cox Thomson


  • Made for crossovers, SUVs and pickup trucks
  • Comes in 50 popular sizes from 15 to 20 inches
  • Made of a specially formulated compound to improve longevity
  • Tread pattern is designed specifically to reduce road noise
  • Tread block design increases the tire-to-road contact area to improve overall handling and tread wear
  • Four extra-deep grooves channel water away during wet weather to improve traction


The family car is one of the most important and expensive items you’ll own or lease. From activities and playdates to work commutes and road trips, the wear and tear on your tires will be significant. When it comes to handling and traction, you want them to feel safe for confident driving in various weather conditions. And the price point is always a factor—budgets are real and auto maintenance can sneak up on you. 

My husband and I have two kids—a son, nine, and a daughter, six—who have several activities between them. We live in an urban area, so the majority of the test was city driving, with several highway commutes. When testing the Sailun Terramax HLT all-season tire, we considered safety, performance, longevity and cost. While there was no snow during our test period, we did experience heavy to light rain and fog. We drove on different types of road terrain, for short and long distances. Read on to learn more about this affordable all-season tire performed on our test.

Review: Sailun Terramax HLT All-Season Light Truck and SUV tires


  • They performed well during different types of weather and at quick stops and turns.
  • When stopping short or taking a corner quickly in wet and dry weather, the tires performed well. Overall, the tires deliver driving confidence and felt like a safe choice.


  • The ride was quiet and felt smooth on different types of roads including bumpy city streets and long stretches of paved highway. 
  • Our overall experience with the tires was a positive one and we would use them again.

VALUE 9/10

  • These are an affordable option at around $140 to $180 per tire, making them a solid choice for a family vehicle. You want tires that feel safe, will perform well and last long. The Sailun Terramax HLT delivers on the first two and we feel confident they would hold up to their promise on the third.
  • They come with a limited tread life protection warranty of 80,000 km/50,000 miles or five years, whatever comes first, and if there are any defects found within the first year, your tires will be replaced free of charge. (Be sure to read the warranty in full.)


  • The tires performed well in the rain and fog, which can be attributed to the extra-wide grooves and tread blocks. The traction and handling were solid.
  • They were noticeably quiet, especially on the highway at longer distances. The tread pattern reduced sound, as promised.
  • The traction was noticeably grippy and exceeded my expectations.
Review: Sailun Terramax HLT All-Season Light Truck and SUV tires

Review: Sailun Terramax HLT All-Season Light Truck and SUV tires

Stephanie's comments are based on the reviewer's experience

Every product included in Today's Parent Approved is tested by at least one parent and is reviewed by our advisory panel of editors and experts, including Today's Parent Approved program manager Alicia Cox Thomson and Today's Parent editors. We enlist the help of content experts like on-air host and automotive specialist Stephanie Henry to confirm our findings.

This article was originally published on May 30, 2023

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