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Nitto NT420VReviews

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Founded in 1949, Nitto Tires specializes in high performance radial tires designed to surpass regular drag racing radial tires for street and competitive use. These tires provide excellent control, handling, and tread life. Other performance, ultra-high performance, on and off-road light truck, and competitive tire variants are also available from Nitto. Nitto all-season tires work well in dry, rainy, and even light snowy situations.

The Nitto NT420V is a luxury all-season tire that is designed for use on trucks and SUVs. These tires offer strong traction and performance on dry and wet roads.

However, Is it the best tire for your truck or SUV, as well as your budget? Let's go over the features and benefits of installing Nitto NT420V tires on your car today.

Features and Benefits

Investing in a set of all-season tires can benefit you in a variety of ways. Since the tires are designed to withstand light snow, most drivers can use them all year and in most climates. By knowing about the features and benefits of Nitto NT420V tires, you can determine whether or not they will provide all-season traction.

  • Solid all-season traction: The asymmetric tread pattern and all-season tire compound work together to boost surface traction of the tire in dry, rainy and winter weather conditions. All-season composition increases rubber flexibility in a range of temperatures, and the asymmetric tread's optimized components increase the amount of biting edges that adhere to the road surface during the course of the tire's performance.

  • Reduced risk of hydroplaning: Two large circumferential grooves on Nitto NT420V tires help to remove water and slush from the tire and reduce the risk of hydroplaning, allowing them to be used on wet roads. Tire also has inner lateral grooves that create extra biting edges to improve traction in wet conditions.

  • Improved controllability: Consistent surface contact of the asymmetric tread improves the stability and responsiveness of the steering. In reaction to the driver's orders, the steering gets quicker and more accurate. Location of the larger outer shoulder blocks on the tread improves cornering. These blocks have more biting edges, which improve the grip on the road surface and improve the vehicle's ability to turn and maneuver.

  • Longer lasting tread life: Non-directional tread pattern maintains uniform wear throughout the tread area. Acceleration, cornering, and braking forces are evenly distributed, preventing uneven wear patterns over the tread surface.

  • Quiet drive: These tires are quiet thanks to a variable pitch tread block design and an asymmetric sipe and groove count, which reduce road noises and provide a quiet, comfortable ride for drivers and passengers.

Pros and Cons

Is this the all-season tire you've been waiting for? Before passing judgment, let us first consider its pros and cons:

  • All-season tread pattern to boost traction in dry, rainy, and winter weather conditions.
  • Wide circumferential grooves drain water and slush out of the tread to reduce the risk of hydroplaning.
  • Asymmetric tread pattern to offer all-season traction
  • Non-directional tread design to reduce wear offering a longer tread life.
  • Extra biting edges to boost wet traction.
  • A variable pitch tread pattern with sipes and grooves reduce road noise.

There are certain areas where the Nitto NT420V tire might be improved despite having all of these pros and cons, including:

  • Should not be used in moderate to severe winter weather conditions.
  • It is not appropriate for off-road use.
  • No mileage warranty.

SimpleTire’s view on Nitto NT420V tires

For those who are looking for an all-season tire that can provide great all-season traction, they can take a look at the Nitto NT420V. In comparison to the Kumho Crugen HP71 and Falken Ziex S/TZ-05, the Nitto NT420V provides solid traction and handling.

The Kumho Crugen HP71 and Falken Ziex S/TZ-05 have better SimpleScores thanks to their excellent handling, and they offer a mileage warranty too. But the NT420V provides the same great traction as Crugen HP 71 and Ziex S/TZ-05 and also offers solid handling and tread life.

Although the Crugen HP71 has a better SimpleScore, it is slightly more expensive than the Nitto NT420V.

Overall, the Nitto NT420V is a decent all-season tire with low vibration and noise, great wet traction, and long tread life at an affordable price.

Vehicles the Nitto NT420V is a good replacement tire for

When your original tire wears out, you can replace it with a comparable tire. Sometimes it could be an improvement above the OEM tires. The Nitto NT420V is not an original tire, however it is a great replacement tire for the following vehicles:

  • Dodge Ram 1500.
  • Chevrolet Silverado.
  • Infiniti QX80.
  • Ford F-150 3.5 Ecoboost.














9 SimpleTire reviews

Dodge Ram 1500 1995 4x2 Reg. Cab (GVWR 6400)
Verified Customer
Feb 21, 2022

The best tires I've owned, Really!! I'm 43 I've owned twenty plus cars and or trucks everyone had aftermarket wheels. The tires always sucked unless you broke the bank. These are priced right and check every box. I have over thirty thousand miles on these and still have life. No noise and these tires perform as they did new near perfect. Want your truck to brake and handle buy these!!

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2017 LT
Verified Customer
Oct 23, 2021

Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 2005 Z71
Verified Customer
May 10, 2021

My second consecutive sets of Nittos. Love them, I really do. Wet performance is second to none. Wear is excellent. I will check for Nittos again when it's time.

Infiniti QX80 2016 Base
Verified Customer
Apr 30, 2021

2016 Infinity QX80 22'' wheels. A step up from the oem bridgestone dwellers. Highly recommend.

Chevrolet Tahoe 2015 LTZ
Verified Customer
Apr 27, 2021

Verified Customer
Sep 17, 2020

Overall the best tire I've purchased. No vibrations, no noise, and good looks!

Verified Customer
Sep 3, 2020

Amazing tires and grippy haven't really driven in the rain or winter but overall great tires for the price!

Verified Customer
Aug 20, 2020

Amazing service, quick delivery time, great price! Will be back over and over again to purchase from Simple Tire!

Verified Customer
Aug 17, 2020