General Grabber AT2 All Terrain Tire Review

GE Grabber Blackwall 525QR0GRAB

If you want a good balance between traction, grip and price then you must check out this tire. General Grabber AT 2 will always find its way through gravel, dirt, forest trails, snow or sand.

It is a light truck tire specially designed for SUVs and pickup trucks and, in the last years, has build a good reputation based on its reliability, longevity and competence in both off-road and on road, in wet, dry or winter conditions.

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General Grabber AT2: Challenges?

General Grabber AT 2 can, and will, adapt to a wide variety of terrain, from rocky to muddy, driving styles and weather conditions.

The Symmetric tread design balance, through its independent tread block combined in five rows, off-road traction with on-road handling while the tear resistant compound will keep the tire intact when climbing rocks.

General Grabber AT 2 performs quite well in snow and winter conditions. His performance is snow is one of the best from all terrain truck tires as shown in our tests. These tires are a true force in the snow. This is possible because of its multiple traction sipes and edges combined with a unique studdable tread. You can use #13 metal studs on this tire, for increase ice traction.  This allows you to dig through deep snow and ice with ease while keeping the handling predictable even in the worst blizzards.

Most of the All-Terrain tires are branded with the snowflake/mountain symbol since they meet the industry snow standards, but not all of them. Because of this, you need to be very careful. It is not the case of General Grabber AT 2 which is one of the best all-terrain truck tires in snow.

General Grabber AT 2 uses twin steel belts in combination with two-ply polyester cord, to reinforce its internal structure. Sidewalls are also nylon reinforced so, it won’t bubble every time you load the truck a bit. But, if you go constantly on rock crawling, you need a more durable heavier tire.

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General Grabber AT2 in Muddy situations

General Grabber AT 2 performs pretty good in mud, but not that good in thick deep mud. The tread pattern will quickly clog in tick mud and traction will be greatly reduced. So, if you like muddy tracks every time you go off-road, then you better choose another tire; one designed for mud and with self-cleaning ability. You can read about our Top 5 best all terrain truck tires .  This tire will do perfectly on light sand and mud, but not in deep thick mud.

General Grabber AT2 on wet surfaces?

General Grabber AT 2 performs perfect on dry roads, as it should. In wet roads it provides good stability and traction and will cut through water with absolutely no effort. On corners you should be a bit careful because these tires tend to side a bit, but not that much. Also, at highway speeds, these tires are quite noisy. Even so, they are quite comfortable for an all-terrain tire.

General Grabber AT2 Tread life

General Grabber AT 2 has an amazing tread life. I don’t know is this is possible because of its harder compound or because of other factors. You will be amazed of this tire tread life. It comes with 60K mile tread guarantee and you can expect them to last more than 70k miles.

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General Grabber AT2 sizes

Even if this tire was designed as a light truck tire, you can find it now on a lot of sizes for both pickup trucks and SUVs. Here are just a few sizes available for General Grabber AT2:

  • 265 70r16
  • 265 75r16
  • 265 70r17
  • 215 65r16
  • 225 70r15
  • 285 70r17
  • 275 70r18
  • 275 65r18
  • 275 60r20
  • 235 75r15
  • 255 70r16
  • 285 75r16
  • 315 75r16
  • 265 65r17
  • 265 70r18
  • 245 75r16
  • 305 50r20
  • 215 70r16
  • 215 75r15
  • 235 70r16
  • 275 55r20
  • 245 70r16
  • 315 70r17

Because of these factors, General Grabber AT 2 is one of the best all-terrain truck tires in its price range.


General Grabber AT2 Review

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