Cooper Evolution H/T Review

The Evolution H/T is one of Cooper’s latest and most popular all-season tires for crossovers, SUVs, and pickups. It hit the market back in 2017 as a replacement for the Discovered H/T. 

The tire incorporates a lot of cutting-edge technology, which is common amongst Cooper tires. One of the technologies it incorporates is StabilEdge technology, which boosts the tire’s traction and handling capabilities, whether it’s on dry or wet pavement. 

Not only that, but it also ensures optimal grip and cornering for spirited drivers. Another thing that this technology brilliantly achieves is uniform tread wear, ensuring stability and durability. Continue reading to learn more about the Cooper Evolution H/T.



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Evolution H/T

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Bottom Line What we love the most about this tire is its remarkable tread life. This tire is built like a tank, and it’s likely to last you a very long time.
Pros Incredible traction on both dry and wet pavements and it provides a comfortable and fairly quiet experience.
Cons It’s a bit expensive compared to other alternatives and we’re not sure of its performance on snow.
Tire sizes 20″, 19”, 17″ and 16”
Price range Starts from approximately $130.
Warranty 60,000-miles

Keep in mid to check the Cooper Discoverer tires in the Discoverer HTP Review of Cooper tire also the Discoverer STT Pro Reviews of Cooper tire, and if you fancy a Touring tire a must read is the GLS Touring Review of Cooper tire.

Cooper Evolution H/T (Our Review)

Overall Assessment

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It’s hard to find a Cooper tire that’s blatantly poor, and the Evolution H/T is certainly not going to change that, as it’s one of the brand’s most capable tires. In addition to StabilEdge technology, the tire flaunts 3D Micro-Gauge sipes that cover the tread to improve traction on wet pavement. It also features circumferential grooves of considerable width that help combat hydroplaning.

It’s advertised that the 3D Micro-Gauge sipes grant the Evolution H/T some biting edges that help improve grip on snowy surfaces, but this isn’t a winter tire, so we’re not really expecting it to wow us when it comes to traction on snow and ice. 

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The steering is very responsive with this tire. The tire is also fairly comfortable and quiet. It’s not as comfortable as some of its counterparts in the same class, such as the Premier LTX from Michelin, but it’s definitely far from uncomfortable. 

What we love the most about this tire is its remarkable tread life. This tire is built like a tank, and it’s likely to last you a very long time. It’s also backed by a neat 60,000-mile warranty, so you’ve got the whole durability aspect covered. 

We have made several overall assessment in our various Reviews of Cooper Tires so consider checking out:


  • Incredible traction on both dry and wet pavements
  • Remarkable cornering and notably sharp steering
  • Provides a comfortable and fairly quiet experience
  • Flaunts SabilEdge technology for superb handling 


  • It’s a bit expensive compared to other alternatives
  • We’re not sure of its performance on snow

Vehicles That Can Use Cooper Evolution HT

The Cooper Evolution H/T is designed for drivers of SUVs, crossovers, and pickups. Below is a list of the most popular vehicles compatible with the Cooper Evolution H/T.

  • Chevrolet: Tahoe, Silverado Trailblazer, Suburban, Avalanche
  • Toyota: 4Runner, Tundra, Highlander, Sequoia, Rav4, Tacoma
  • Dodge: Durango, Ram, Dakota
  • Ford: Expedition, Ranger, Explorer, F-150
  • Honda: Ridgeline, CR-V
  • Jeep: Grand Cherokee
  • Mercury: Mountaineer
  • GMC: Yukon, Sierra, Acadia, Envoy
  • Mitsubishi: Outlander
  • Nissan: Frontier, Pathfinder, Titan

Sizes and Specs

SizeAvailable Specs
16 Inches215/70R16 100H OWL
225/70R16 103T OWL
225/75R16 104T OWL
235/70R16 106T OWL
245/70R16 107T OWL
245/75R16 111T OWL
255/70R16 111T OWL
265/70R16 112T OWL
265/75R16 116T OWL
17 Inches235/65R17 104T OWL
245/65R17 107T OWL
245/70R17 110T OWL
265/65R17 112T OWL
265/70R17 115T OWL
18 Inches235/65R18 106H BLK
245/60R18 105H BLK
255/55R18XL 109H BLK
255/65R18 111T BLK
255/70R18 113T BLK
265/60R18 110T OWL
265/70R18 116T OWL
275/65R18 116T OWL
19 Inches245/55R19 103H BLK
255/60R19 109H BLK
20 Inches245/50R20 102H BLK
265/50R20 107T BLK
275/55R20XL 117H BLK
275/60R20 115T BLK


The Cooper Evolution H/T starts at around $130, which is fairly expensive compared to other competitors within the same class. However, the tire justifies its steep starting point with great tread life and reliable performance. 

Please note that the prices of tires tend to vary from one dealer to another. Also, the price varies depending on the size and specs you choose.

To catch all the prices, read our other tire reviews like CS3 Touring Review of Cooper tire, also the CS5 Ultra Touring Review of Cooper tire, as well as Discoverer ATW Review of Cooper tire


The Cooper Evolution H/T is backed by a manufacturer tread life warranty of 60,000 miles. As far as uniformity, it’s covered for the first 2/32 inch of wear. Both materials and workmanship are warranted for five years, with free replacements during the uniformity period. The Evolution H/T also comes with a 45-day road test guarantee.

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Cooper Evolution H/T Tire Customer Review

Martin W. says: “I’ve always used Cooper tires, and they’ve never disappointed. Granted, I was a little thrown off by the price tag on the Evolution H/T, but I gave it a go anyway, and I’m more than pleased with its performance, especially on dry pavement.”

Martin W. posted 4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5) review

Michelle F. says: “Knowing that Cooper offers a 45-day road test on their tires, I had nothing to lose when it came to trying the Evolution H/T. From the very first day of trying it, I was sold. Been using this tire for over a year now, and I’m enjoying my driving experience.”

Michelle F.posted 5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5) review