Toyo Open Country WLT1 is a non-studdable winter tire for SUVs, vans, pickups, and commercial type vehicles.
Robust Tire Construction, Designed to Carry Heavy Loads in Winter Driving
Sturdy construction with a high rigidity frame, Toyo Open Country-WLT1 winter tires has been developed to meet specific standards of commercial vehicles in terms of load capacity, handling and braking. Therefore, this tire is able to withstand heavy loads and can suit a variety of SUVs, vans, and commercial vehicles by providing an optimum and aggressive performance under demanding winter conditions. In addition, the design and profile of Toyo Open Country WLT1 provide better traction on icy roads or snow and have a long lifespan.
Effective Components for Maximum Traction
To increase the efficiency of traction on ice and snow, Toyo has designed its Open Country WLT1 with a high density of longitudinal and corrugated fins, which improve the drainage of water and snow. Thus, its traction on ice and its cornering performance is thereby improved significantly.
The Open Country WLT1 also has an asymmetrical profile tread, comprising a mixture of silica and rubber, and deep and wide circumferential grooves that contain self-cleaning bags. These components contribute to the increased resistance to aquaplaning and to the excellent traction in deep snow and on ice.
Footprint and Advanced Tread Pattern for Increased Stability and Durability
The wider footprint and avant-garde design of the tread of the Toyo Open Country WLT1 allow a larger area of the tire to grip the road whatever the conditions for an increased stability and greater life duration. A larger footprint also reduces road noise for a pleasant and comfortable ride.
The Toyo Open Country WLT1 winter tire complies with Quebec's Bill 42.
According to PMCtire evaluations, the Toyo Open Country WLT1 is in the top 5 in the category Winter tires - Commercial for SUVs, vans. It also gets high ratings for its traction on snow and on ice and for its high resistance to aquaplaning, which provides more effective traction on wet roads.
|Model||Open Country WLT1|
|Tire Qualities||Extra Load (XL), Light Truck (LT), Winter Tire|
|Load Range||10/E = 80 PSI|
|Speed Rating||Q = 100mph / 160km/h|
|Winter designed Tire||Yes|
|Load Index||115 = 2679lbs / 1215kg|
|Lower Load Index||N/A|
|Mesuring Rim Width||8.8 on 6.0|
|Rim Width Approved||6.0 - 7.5|
|Green Tire Technology||No|
|Runflat Tire Technology||No|
|Uniform Tire Quality Grading (UTQG)||N/A|