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Nitto Ridge Grappler vs. Toyo Open Country RT

April 24, 2020

Nitto Ridge Grappler vs Toyo Open Country RT

This product guide compares two of the most popular hybrid tires, The Nitto Ridge Grappler and the Toyo Open Country RT.

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Table of Contents

  1. Ridge Grappler Review
  2. Open Country RT Review
  3. Pricing Comparison
  4. Feature Differences

About Hybrid Tires

If you need tires that will perform well both on and off-road, then hybrid tires from Nitto or Toyo can be an excellent choice for your truck, jeep or SUV.

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Nitto Ridge Grappler

Quick links

  1. - Watch Video
  2. - Read Review
  3. - Browse Photos
  4. - Shop the Ridge Grappler
  5. - Specs List

Ridge Grappler Video

Ridge Grappler Review

We'll start with the Nitto Ridge Grappler. This has been one of the most popular tires on the market. The Ridge Grappler is a hybrid tire, meaning it combines the performance of an all-terrain and a mud tire into one.

Nitto Ridge Grappler Tacoma

These tires are for the person that likes to go off-road on weekends but still needs to drive their truck to and from work.

Ram with ARKON wheels

The Nitto Ridge Grappler, in particular, is built off of an all-terrain tire platform. The benefit of doing this is that since the tread isn't as aggressive as some other hybrid tires, you won't hear as much road noise.

F150 with Ridge Grappler and Bronze Wheels

This can make all the difference when choosing your next tire package because road noise can play a huge part in your overall satisfaction

Ridge Grappler Photos

Lifted Sierra Nitto Ridge Grappler

Pros:

  • - Quiet
  • - Smooth and comfortable ride
  • - Great in all weather conditions
  • - Durable/ reliable
  • - Tough/ strong

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Nitto Ridge Grappler

Ridge Grappler Tire Specs

Specs on this tire.

  • - Brand: Nitto
  • - Model: Ridge Grappler
  • - Tire Type: Hybrid AT/MT
  • - Warranty: Full Manufacturer Warranty (may vary by size)
  • - Sidewall: Black
  • - Availability: In-stock

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Toyo Open Country RT

Quick links

  1. - Watch Video
  2. - Read Review
  3. - Browse Photos
  4. - Shop the Open Country R/T
  5. - Specs List

Open Country RT Review

Now onto the Toyo Open Country RT. This tire is actually the brother to the Nitto Ridge Grappler as they are made in the same factory and have similar features in their design.

Lifted Silverado with Toyo Open Country RT

For example, you'll notice that the Open Country RT has large shoulder blocks and stone ejectors on the outer tread and more of a tight center section to help with road noise and to give you more mileage than you would see with mud terrain tires.

Open Country RT Photos

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Toyo Open Country RT F250

Pros:

  • - Great road performance and mileage
  • - Stone/ mud ejectors for all-terrain driving, great for off-roading.
  • - Quiet
  • - Attractive tread design
  • - Great handling/ comfortable ride.

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Toyo Open Country RT

Open Country RT Specs

Specs on this tire.

  • - Brand: Toyo
  • - Model: Open Country
  • - Tire Type: Hybrid AT/MT
  • - Warranty: 45K mileage warranty (may vary by size)
  • - Sidewall: BSW
  • - Availability: In-stock

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Pricing

  • - The Nitto Ridge Grappler 33x12.50R20LT (LOAD F) starts at $1708 for a set of four.
  • - Toyo Tires Open Country R/T 35X12.50R20LT (LOAD F) $1784

Lifted Silverado

Feature Comparison

Where these two tires differ is in the sidewall design.

  • - The design on the Open Country RT features a lot of sharp lines and triangular shapes.
  • - The Nitto Ridge Grappler has more of a block-style sidewall design.

They're pretty similar in pricing too however the Toyo Open Country RT is just a hair more expensive by about $150 depending on tire size.

Nitto Ridge Grappler sidewall

Toyo Open Country RT sidewall

Verdict

It's pretty much a toss-up between these two tires since they're made in the same factory, with similar designs and performance, as well as relatively the same pricing. Both will have decent performance on wet roads, an aggressive tire sidewall, and fit on both full size and light trucks. However, the Nitto is the cheaper of the two and that $150 can get you some other cool accessories!


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