Goodyear UltraGrip 9

Goodyear UltraGrip 9 photo, test, review

The Goodyear UltraGrip 9 is a Premium Touring studless winter tyre with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

2018 AMS Goodyear UltraGrip 9 test

In 2018 experts of the German publication Auto Motor und Sport have tested the Goodyear UG9 at size 205/55 R16 and compared it with ten similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tyres.

test Goodyear UltraGrip 9 review
7th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 3 meters longer, than the leader.
test Goodyear UltraGrip 9 review
7th place in Dry handling. Goodyaer was 1.6km/h slower, than the leader.
test Goodyear UltraGrip 9 review
2nd place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 0.5 meters longer, than the leader.
test Goodyear UltraGrip 9 review
2nd place in Wet handling. Goodyear was 0.5 km/h slower, than the leader.
test Goodyear UltraGrip 9 review
3rd place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 3.2 km/h lower, than the leader.
test Goodyear UG9 review
7-9th place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 1.8 longer, than the leader.
test Goodyear UG9 review
8-9th place in Snow handling. Goodyear was 2.7km/h slower, than the leader.
test Goodyear Ultra Grip 9 review
6th place in Rolling resistance.
test Goodyear Ultra Grip 9 review
5-7th place in Noise level test.

Overall Goodyear UltraGrip 9 review

According to the test resuts Goodyear took 2nd place and got an expert score “highly recommended”.

Main conclusions:

  • Average results on the dry.
  • Very good on the wet: short braking distance and high average speed.
  • High aquaplanning resistance.
  • Average on the snow.
  • Average rolling resistance and noise level.

Similar tyres from the test:

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