Why have a truck if you can’t make great use of it? Not having the best tires is like having a truck bed made of wood… it makes your pickup underperform. So here are five of the best choices for proper all-terrain tires that are good on-road and off-road, have decent wear rating and are reasonably quiet.
There are more capable off-road tires and there are higher milage on-road tires with better noise-ratings, but these five tires blend the best qualities in the right mix to make sure your truck has the tires it needs.
This list compiles five of the most capable tires, with the real-world and real-life features we think real pickup truck drivers want!
5 of the Best Pickup Truck Tires
It looks great and has proper off-road grip, as well as solid wet weather performance and great winter performance too. Generally this tire is a bargain. Plus it comes with a 55,000 mile treadwear warranty.
If there’s anywhere this tire lacks compared to the other tires on this list of the Best Pickup Truck Tires, it’s outright off-road grip. Still, it’ll tackle all but the most extreme situations.
Another well-priced option on this list, the Hankook Dynapro is designed for aggressive all-terrain driving.
On the plus side it has great trad life and impressive dry performance. It’s also extremely versatile and overall delivers impressive value.
Toyo’s all-terrain Open Country AT2 has a long history of being one of the best off-road tires on the market and is an incredibly popular choice for just that reason.
We really love it’s well-rounded off-road performance and it’s a great daily driver too. Another reason that it’s so popular is that Toyo offers a very long list of sizes, so you can find an Open Country AT2 fitment for your vehicle – no matter what you drive.
On top of all this it boats an impressive warranty with 65,000 miles for P-metric/Metric sizes and 50,000 miles for LT/Flotation tires
One of the newest tires on this list of the Best Pickup Truck Tires, the AT3 4S is part of a newly expanded AT3 lineup from Cooper Tire.
Brand new from the off-road experts at Cooper Tire, the Discoverer AT3 4S is part of an expanded A/T3 lineup. It delivers everything we loved about the AT3, including impressive off-rod grip, as well as a very high level of on-road performance in both wet and dry conditions. Plus, as the 4S indicates, it’s properly suited for snow. It’s also made in the USA!
If there’s anything not to live about the tire it’s that there are some compromises in noise quality – likely due to the winter capability.
It’s little surprise to see the BFGoodrich T/A KO2 at the top of this list.
It’s a stand-out even among this group of impressively-capable off-roaders.
The all-terrain capability is exceeded only by the tires true off-road durability – a must if you’re serious about off-roading. We even love it’s winter performance.
Simply put, there really isn’t a better option.
So what’s the catch?
Simple, it’s expensive. As they say, you get what you pay for. Oh, and the ride is a bit stiff on-road.