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Nitto Ridge Grappler vs BFGoodrich T/A K02

September 2, 2021

 

Let's narrow down the endless all-terrain tire options and take a look at two of our most popular all-terrain truck tires, the Nitto Ridge Grappler and the BFGoodrich K02.

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Table of Contents:

- Nitto Ridge Grappler Review

   - Overview

   - Tread Design

   - Final Thoughts

- BFGoodrich TA K02 Review

    - Overview

    - Tread Design

    - Final Thoughts

- Which tire should you buy?

 

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Ford F150

 

 

Nitto Ridge Grappler

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Nitto Ridge Grappler Overview

- Most popular tire to date

- Hybrid tire: a combination of all-terrain and mud-tire tread patterns 

- Built off an all-terrain platform

- Ideal for those who work during the week, but want to go off-road on weekends

- Price starts at $904

 

BUY RIDGE GRAPPLER

 

 

Nitto Ridge Grappler

 

Nitto Ridge Grappler Tread Design

- Larger tread voids towards the edge of the tire to remove debris

- Smaller tread voids toward the middle of the tire for low road noise

- Two tire sidewall designs to choose from 

 

SHOP NITTO RIDGE GRAPPLER

 

Ram with ARKON wheels

 

Nitto Ridge Grappler Road Noise

- Low road noise due to hybrid tire compound & smaller tread voids in the middle of the tire

- Comfortable for daily driving and road trips

 

 

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Nitto Ridge Grappler Final Thoughts

Lifted Ford Ranger

 

Things to Know:

- Excellent grip and traction

- Two Different Sidewall Options

- Great Traction On and Off-Road

- Daily Drivable with Low Road Noise

- Nitto tires build quality

- Manufactures Warranty Only

- Price starts at $904

 

SHOP NITTO RIDGE GRAPPLER

 

Ford F150

 

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BFGoodrich T/A K02

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BFGoodrich T/A K02 Overview

- Another very popular tire for all-terrain

- All-terrain tire focused more on off-road use than daily driving

- Less aggressive styling for a subtle look

- Ideal for those who also see the trails during the week, not just the weekends

- Price starts at $748 for a set of tires

 

GET THE BFG KO2

 

 

BFGoodrich K02

 

BFGoodrich T/A K02 Tread Design

- Unique tread design with interlocking tread blocks 

- More contact with the road for better grip and response on dry surfaces

- Tread voids help remove water, stones, and grime

- Smaller tread gaps 

 

Ford Ranger with BFGoodrich KO2

 

SHOP THE BFG KO2

 

 

 

BFGoodrich T/A K02 Road Noise

- Slightly louder than the typical all-terrain tire (but better performance off-road)

- Still comfortable for daily driving/road driving, but is designed more for off-road experiences

 

BFGoodrich All Terrain TA KO2

 

 

BFGoodrich T/A K02 Final Thoughts

 

2019 Ram with Aftermarket Wheels

Things to Know:

- All-terrain tread pattern

- Decent Snow Traction

- Slightly louder than the average all-terrain tire

- Better off-road performance 

- Full Manufacturer Warranty

- Price starts at $748 for a set of tires

 

GET THE BFG KO2

 

 

Which Tire Should You Buy?

Jeep Wrangler BFGoodrich K02

 

Get the Nitto Ridge Grappler if:

- You find yourself going to the trails every weekend and traversing through mild-moderate terrain

- You want an aggressive-looking tire that also performs well

- You want a tire that performs on and off the road

 

SEE RIDGE GRAPPLER PRICES

 

 

2018 Tacoma with Aftermarket Wheels

 

Get the BFGoodrich T/A KO2 if:

- You like offroading but don't do it all that often and would rather have a more subtle look to your build

- You want a more daily driving friendly tire

- You want a more affordable tire

 

SEE BFG K02 PRICES

 

Lifted F150 BFGoodrich K02

 

Need more tire choices? Check out these tires!

- Hankook Dynapro MT2

- Toyo Open Country RT

- Venom Power Terra Hunter RT

 

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Raptop with TIS Wheels

 

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Comments (1)

DDave

12/09/2020

Great blog!

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