Vittoria Terreno Mix in review

The name of the Vittoria Terreno Mix seems to hint at being an all-rounder. However, the tire looks aggressive for a model designed to perform in all terrain. Does that mean it offers a lot of traction, and it just makes the rest work somehow? We put the tire through its paces in our big gravel tire group test to find out what it’s capable of.

Vittoria Terreno Mix | 504 g | € 54,95 | Manufacturer’s website

The tread pattern of the Vittoria Terreno Mix can be described as unique but somewhat crude looking. This might be the case with the big knobs, but the depth and wide spacing of the tread promises to perform well in mud and demanding conditions. In combination with the closely spaced central tread, this should result in a wide range of use cases.
In terms of colour, the Terreno Mix is less daring than the Terreno Dry and features a classic black sidewall. That said, it’s similar in terms of fit: it pops onto the rim with a little force, but we would also recommend having a couple of tire levers ready.

More than just a mix? – Vittoria Terreno Mix

The Italian brand hope to achieve efficient rolling with the closely spaced central tread on the Vittoria Terreno Mix. However, the tire generated 21.7 W resistance on the test bench, which is quite a lot, though justifiable for a tire with a lot of traction.
And traction is one thing this tire has. Despite looking a bit like a tractor on the road, the Vittoria is agile and fun to ride in every situation, especially off the beaten track. Its aggressive tread digs into the soil and blasts over the trails, even when it’s wet! Furthermore, the Terreno Mix has excellent self-cleaning properties and doesn’t pack up with mud no matter how sticky. In combination with the agile handling, this results in a reliable and fun tire on the trails
Like the Terreno Dry, the Terreno Mix doesn’t fare well in terms of puncture protection, lagging behind the competition in the lab puncture test.

Tire Characteristics

intended use

  1. asphalt/hard pack
  2. trail

rolling resistance

  1. slow
  2. quick

pinch protection

  1. low
  2. high

puncture protection

  1. low
  2. high

handling in wet conditions

  1. slippery
  2. grippy


Although the Vittoria Terreno Mix promises to be an all-round tire, it fares particularly well in terms of off-road traction and self-cleaning. As such, it’s lots of fun on trails and winding descents, even in muddy and wet conditions, but asphalt and hardpack aren’t this tire’s strong suit. Moreover, you should avoid sharp rocks and other potential puncture hazards with the Vittoria Terreno Mix.


  • lots of traction on gravel and off-road
  • unique looking tread pattern


  • poor puncture protection

Made in Thailand | Tested size 40-622 | Tire width in mm¹ 40,4 | Tire height in mm¹ 38,28 | Tire height + Test rim in mm² 83,6 | Weight 503,6 g | Price € 54,95
1 measured dimensions with 2,5 Bar, 2 Test rim: ZIPP 303s 622 x 20.3C (Rim height 45,32 mm)

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In our introduction of the best gravel tire on test you can’t just find our most interesting findings and our overall conclusion, but a good view on all tires tested.

All tires on review: Challenge Getaway (Click for review) | Challenge Gravel Grinder (Click for review) | Continental Terra Speed (Click for review) | Continental Terra Trail (Click for review) | Maxxis Rambler (Click for review) | Maxxis Receptor (Click for review) | Panaracer Gravelking (Click for review) | Panaracer Gravelking Slick Plus+ (Click for review) | Pirelli Cinturato Gravel H (Click for review) | Pirelli Cinturato Gravel RC (Click for review) | Schwalbe G-One Allround (Click for review) | Schwalbe G-One R (Click for review) | Schwalbe G-One RS (Click for review) | Schwalbe G-One Ultrabite (Click for review) | Specialized S-Works Pathfinder (Click for review) | Specialized S-Works Tracer (Click for review) | Vittoria Terreno Dry (Click for review) | Vittoria Terreno Mix | WTB Riddler (Click for review) | WTB Byway (Click for review)

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Words: czajac Photos: Jan Richter