CYPRESS, CALIFORNIA - Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. (Toyo Tires®) announces the Open Country R/T Trail, an on- and off-road rugged terrain tire that delivers better off-road grip than a traditional all-terrain tire, most evident in sand, mud, and deep snow. The all-new Toyo® Open Country® R/T Trail will be available in 47 SKUs for light-trucks and SUV owners who want more off-road capability, without the extra noise and harshness of a dedicated mud tire.
With the off-road chops to perform in varying terrain and a comfortable and quiet ride, the Open Country R/T Trail is a hybrid tire that is positioned between the M/T and A/T product categories and fills a role in between the popular Open Country R/T and best-selling Open Country A/T III. The R/T Trail follows the successful Open Country R/T, introduced by Toyo Tires in 2014.
Advances were made in tread design for optimized on- and off-road durability, traction, and stability, providing improvements in grip and performance in both wet and dry conditions. The tire will feature staggered scalloped shoulder blocks and extra-thick sidewall lugs that dig into soft terrain and uneven surfaces. Additional features contributing to its durability and off-road capabilities include wide circumferential grooves, lateral zig zag grooves and stone ejectors, 4-way tapered notches, and a rim protector. A heavy gauge sidewall will also help protect from cuts, impacts, and punctures.
"We are thrilled to announce the all-new Open Country R/T Trail, our latest off-road capable tire,” said Todd Bergeson, sr. manager, product planning & technical services, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. “This exciting new tire was developed in the USA at our White, GA based R&D facility. Our development team and engineers spent an extensive amount of time “wheeling" with off-road enthusiast clubs across the country while testing in the harshest conditions to ensure we exceed the expectations with our design, capability, and durability.”
The tire will be produced in 47 unique size and load combinations for 16- to 24-inch wheel diameters and up to a 38-inch overall diameter. The line-up includes sizes for modified light trucks and SUVs from makes including Ford, Jeep, and Toyota. The most popular sizes will start to be available in November with additional sizes/fitments to follow in subsequent months.
The Open Country R/T Trail is backed with a class-leading 45,000-mile treadwear warranty and the Toyo Tires No Regrets® 45-Day/500-Mile Trial Offer.
Drivers can use the Tire Finder on toyotires.com to find the right Open Country® R/T Trail for their light truck, or SUV and the Dealer Finder to help locate their closest Toyo Tires retailer.
To learn more about the all-new Toyo® Open Country® R/T Trail rugged-terrain tire, visithttps://www.toyotires.com/product/open-country-rt-trail/.
About Toyo Tires®
Established in 1966, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. represents the innovation, quality, performance, and excellent service that Toyo Tires has delivered worldwide for more than 70 years. The company offers a full line of premium tires for nearly every vehicle including light trucks, SUVs, crossovers, sports cars, luxury cars and hybrids as well as commercial trucks. Many of the tires are built in the United States at their state-of-the-art factory in Georgia. To find the right tire for your vehicle as well as an authorized dealer, visit www.toyotires.com. You can also join the Toyo Tires community on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.