Mastercraft Courser HTX Review

Designed as a highway tire, the Mastercraft Courser HTX is amongst the top-tier year-round performers for light trucks. It features a sturdy all-terrain compound coupled with an M+S asymmetric pattern for optimal traction on dry, wet, or snowy terrain. 

The Courser HTX seems like a very promising tire, especially at such a comparatively low price point, which is why this brief review attempts to highlight all you need to know about the tire, so stick around. 

TIRE REVIEW 

 

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Courser HTX
Mastercraft

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Bottom Line The only downside to using this tire, as far as our assessment went, is road noise.
Pros Offers reliable traction on dry and wet pavement and gracefully handles off-road terrain and light snow.
Cons Gets louder when the tread begins to wear down
Tire sizes 20”, 18”, 17”, 16” and 15”
Price range Starts from approximately $130.
Warranty 50,000-miles.

Mastercraft Courser HTX (Our Review)

Overall Assessment

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In addition to a tough all-terrain tread compound that can drive gracefully over any sort of terrain (aside from deep snow), the Courser HTX is equipped with interlocking tread elements that ensure responsive steering and better overall handling even at high speeds. It also implements a continuous shoulder rib that boosts its durability and ensures ride comfort. 

The tire is able to navigate wet pavements with the aid of large circumferential grooves as well as lateral grooves encircling the tread. This combination ensures an optimal wet grip and helps reduce the effects of hydroplaning significantly. The tire is able to navigate light to moderate now, but we wouldn’t recommend it for deep snow and ice. 

The only downside to using this tire, as far as our assessment went, is road noise. The tire isn’t loud initially, but when it starts to wear down, it gets louder and louder, which can be fatiguing to the ear over long driving sessions. 

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Check out our other overall assessments in our Reviews of Mastercraft Tires such as the Review of Mastercraft Courser MXT, also our Review of Mastercraft Courser CXT as well as the Review of Mastercraft MC-440.

Pros:

  • Offers reliable traction on dry and wet pavement
  • Gracefully handles off-road terrain and light snow
  • Comfortable riding experience, initially, at least
  • Tough all-terrain compound that lasts for years

Cons:

  • Gets louder when the tread begins to wear down

Vehicles That Can Use Mastercraft Courser HTX

The Mastercraft Courser HTX is intended for drivers of common commercial vehicles. Below is a list of some of the most popular vehicles compatible with the Mastercraft Courser HTX:

  • Chevrolet: Colorado, Silverado, Avalanche, Blazer, S10, Suburban, K2500
  • Dodge: Ram, Dakota
  • Nissan: Xterra, Frontier, Pathfinder, Titan
  • GMC: Yukon, Sierra, Canyon
  • Mercury: Mountaineer
  • Mitsubishi: Montero
  • Honda: Element, CR-V, Ridgeline
  • Jeep: Grand Cherokee, Wrangler, Liberty
  • Ford: Ranger, Bronco, F-150, Explorer, Expedition
  • Toyota: Tundra, FJ Cruiser, Sequoia, Tacoma, Land Cruiser, Highlander

Sizes and Specs

SizeAvailable Specs
15 InchesLT235/75R15 104\101R C BLK
16 InchesLT215/85R16 115\112R E BLK
LT235/85R16 120\116R E BLK
LT225/75R16 115\112R E BLK
LT245/75R16 120\116R E BLK
LT265/75R16 112\109R C BLK
LT265/75R16 123\120R E BLK
LT285/75R16 126\123R E BLK
17 InchesLT235/80R17 120\117R E BLK
LT225/75R17 116\113R E BLK
LT245/75R17 121\118S E BLK
LT245/70R17 119\116S E BLK
LT265/70R17 121\118S E BLK
LT285/70R17 121\118S E BLK
18 InchesLT275/70R18 125\122S E BLK
LT275/65R18 123\120S E BLK
20 InchesLT275/65R20 126\123S E BLK

Prices

The Mastercraft Courser HXT’s starting price point is around $130. Note that the prices tend to change from one dealer to another and will change depending on the size and specs you choose. You may find special offers such as rebates and discounts on the Courser HXT.

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Warranty

The Courser HXT is backed by a 50,000-mile tread warranty and a uniformity warranty that covers the first 2/32 inch of wear. You also get to enjoy a 45-day trial period that ensures customer satisfaction. If you’re not satisfied with the tire, you can easily exchange it. 

Liked this review? Make sure to read our other reviews like the Review of Mastercraft LSR Grand Touring or even our Review of Mastercraft Courser AXT Tire.

Mastercraft Courser HTX Tire Customer Review

John H. says: “Definitely one of the most reliable tires I’ve ever used. I use a full set of Courser HTX on my Ram Dakota, and I’m enjoying my riding experience so far.”

John H. posted 5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5) review

Maria K. says: “It’s too early for me to give an opinion since I’ve only used this tire for less than a week, but right out of the gate, I can tell that I’m going to fall in love with this tire. It’s just so comfortable and stable.”

Maria K. posted 5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5) review