Tire Review: Toyo Open Country R/T

Toyo is one of the most well established tire companies in Off-Road so it is relatively rare and always exciting to see an entirely new design launched. The Open Country R/T is particularly interesting because it occupies a whole new niche in the Toyo RT review lineup.

The R/T falls between the tried and true Off-Road standout Open Country M/T and the quieter and plusher Open Country ATII. Claiming to offer the best of both worlds in terms of Off-Road traction and daily drivability they appeal directly to those like me who want to have their cake and eat it too.

The tires found a home on my mostly-stock Ford Raptor, a perfect candidate. My truck sees a 70/30 ratio of pavement to dirt and it gets used to tow UTVs all over the place, take weekend trips to the desert and perform pit vehicle duties at races. When I can take the trailer hitch off, clear out the bed and really get out into the dirt and get after it the truck gets to stretch its (stubby, mid-travel) legs.