Toyo Open Country MT vs. Nitto Trail Grappler?

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I have a 2021 JLURD on order. I've run BFG KM2s on my last two Wranglers, but they've been discontinued. My initial thought was to go with the KM3s, but they are on a longish backorder. I like both the Toyo and the Nitto. Does anyone have strong feelings about either? I've read that the Nittos may run quieter on the road. I'm talking about 35s.





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Has been my personal experience that the Toyo is at the tippy top for tires. I can't hear my 40's over the stereo. :)

You really can't go wrong with either tire.
 

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Toyos are made with a harder compound and tend to last longer than Nittos. With that said, I had 2 sets of Trail Grapplers on my old F150 and I loved them.
 

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I'd lean toward the Toyos, had several different Toyo tires over the years and always performed and held up well. I think Nittos are a slight notch down, still a decent brand but the prices they charge are a premium. I will admit though, the Ridge Grapplers look bad ass!
 

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I had the Toyo MT on my JK for over 40,000 happy miles and would buy again in a second. It’s my first choice when I upgrade. They can he loud, but no where near as bad as a Super Swamper or something.
 

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I thought Nitto is owned by Toyo? Can't go wrong either way.
 

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Both the Toyo Open Country M/T and the Nitto Trail Grappler M/T are solid tires that work well for many. Either should work well for you depending on your needs.

Nitto is a sister company to Toyo. Let us know if we can help.
 

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I had toyos mt's on my 2015 silverado, trail grapplers on my 2017 silverado, ridge grapplers on my 19 ram and switched to Yokohama Geolander mud terrains after 11k miles and so far loving the way they ride and look.
 
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Now that's an aggressive tire. How are they on road noise?
 

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I have a 2021 JLURD on order. I've run BFG KM2s on my last two Wranglers, but they've been discontinued. My initial thought was to go with the KM3s, but they are on a longish backorder. I like both the Toyo and the Nitto. Does anyone have strong feelings about either? I've read that the Nittos may run quieter on the road. I'm talking about 35s.
If you can wait for the KM3's, you wont regret it. I love every aspect about them. Solid road sound, not too noisy, great tack to the compound for all occasions. The only tire out there specifically designed to "wrap" around obstacles.
Toyo wore well for me, however they very whiney.
Nittos look cool, talked my friend into them, they are solid and a bit softer than Toyo.
 

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Now that's an aggressive tire. How are they on road noise?

Less than my trail grapplers, I wanted them for my jeep but fell into whole I need a C rated tire or i'll suffer poor mileage and handling. They also come a 30-45 day trail period so really nothing to lose. I'll wait about six months then change the jeep tires so my wife won't notice.
 

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Less than my trail grapplers, I wanted them for my jeep but fell into whole I need a C rated tire or i'll suffer poor mileage and handling. They also come a 30-45 day trail period so really nothing to lose. I'll wait about six months then change the jeep tires so my wife won't notice.
The difference between C and E rated handling and fuel economy is so minuscule that is laughable people even see that as a consideration point. If anything, the price between them should be the main deciding factor. I'll rather have a tough and long lasting tire for 30 bucks extra on each tire. If stability is a concern, then just find a negative offset wheel. I handle better now on -6 offset with 34s than I did with +44 offset on 32s.
 

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The difference between C and E rated handling and fuel economy is so minuscule that is laughable people even see that as a consideration point. If anything, the price between them should be the main deciding factor. I'll rather have a tough and long lasting tire for 30 bucks extra on each tire. If stability is a concern, then just find a negative offset wheel. I handle better now on -6 offset with 34s than I did with +44 offset on 32s.
Love my E-rated set! Doesn't ride harsh at all IMO, and having that extra rubber is nice when you happen to hit a nail just right (ask me how I know) :)
 

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