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As mentioned you can fit this size on your Frontier.

Keep in mind the Nitto Terra Grappler 265/75R-16 come in both a D and E load rating. Here is a link to them on our web site:

Nitto Terra Grappler | Discount Tire Direct

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Stick with the D rating unless you haul a lot. E rated tires can haul more but they are a lot heavier than D and will murder your MPG's a bit.
 

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In general there are very few tires that have a D load rating (letter rating is really a construction/ply rating and not a load rating, but that is a topic for another thread). Most manufactures have a C and a E. I personally like a D load rating. In most cases a C will actual take less load then a "P" metric. So a D gives some extra beef, comparable or slightly greater load than a P (each tire is different), and not as heavy or stiff as an E.
 

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In general there are very few tires that have a D load rating (letter rating is really a construction/ply rating and not a load rating, but that is a topic for another thread). Most manufactures have a C and a E. I personally like a D load rating. In most cases a C will actual take less load then a "P" metric. So a D gives some extra beef, comparable or slightly greater load than a P (each tire is different), and not as heavy or stiff as an E.
I may have confused my ratings with the P tire that being the case.... Whoops, sorry about that. Either way if you can't find one that is the P-metric type then look at other brands unless you are just going to go big. I recently installed a set of 285/75-16's that were the Falken Wildpeak at3 tires. They are fantastic tires, super quiet with great ride quality, but the set I got was an LT and it weighs 60 pounds each tire, compared to the 265/75 Non LT which is 44 and the 265/75 LT which is 55...
That is a lot of rolling weight to be slinging around and it knocked my mileage from an average of 21 MPG to just barely 17-18 at any given time (worse if I do anything over 75 MPH).
 

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IMO a LT-C and a P are basically the same. This weekend I had to plug a BFG AT deep in the Nevada desert. It was a C (not my rig). Surprised that a sharp rock was able to penetrate through the thread section of the tire, which has more plies then the sidewall, though it was right between lugs. The thread was at 8/32", new those threads are 15/32 deep, so not super worn out. My buddy said he was set with flat repair though "light". So I did not bring my "kit".

Ended up using this compressor (different packaging though)

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Slime-Top-Off-Tire-Inflator/47301724

this plug kit. Didn't even come with cement.

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Slime-Screwdriver/45791101

and one bottle of fix a flat that wouldn't flow.

Sometimes it is worth getting the E tire. Sometimes not or it doesn't even matter.
 

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Stick with the D rating unless you haul a lot. E rated tires can haul more but they are a lot heavier than D and will murder your MPG's a bit.
That's kind of a blanket statement that isn't 100% true. Some tires yes, but if you look, some E load range tires are not as heavy as others. I think the BFG TKO2s were 3-5 lbs heavier than the Duratracs in the 285/75/16 E load range.
 

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That's kind of a blanket statement that isn't 100% true. Some tires yes, but if you look, some E load range tires are not as heavy as others. I think the BFG TKO2s were 3-5 lbs heavier than the Duratracs in the 285/75/16 E load range.
Wait - you're comparing different brands... wouldn't it be more accurate to compare the same brand and model tire in "E" and "D" when it comes to if one is always heavier than the other?
 

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That's kind of a blanket statement that isn't 100% true. Some tires yes, but if you look, some E load range tires are not as heavy as others. I think the BFG TKO2s were 3-5 lbs heavier than the Duratracs in the 285/75/16 E load range.
That is however not an "apples to apples" comparison. If you are looking at the same tire the D will ALWAYS be lighter than the E.
 

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I was commenting on the exclusion of an E load range tire because it is heavy and will "kill you on gas mileage". I lifted and went to a 285 E load range and lost only 1.5MPG. Hardly "killed" my mileage. Had I gone with the BFG's which were heavier, I possibly would have lost a little more on the MPGs. But yes, same size, different load range, the E will be a heavier tire. it's worth consideration, but not a disqualifier of a load range as a rule. The Duratrac is not available in a D load range in 285/75/16, so, had I been avoiding E load range tires, I would have gone with a different tire and missed out on what has so far been a wonderful tire.
 
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