Goodyear UltraGrip Ice Arctic

Goodyear UltraGrip Ice Arctic photo, test, review

The Goodyear UltraGrip Ice Arctic is a Premium Touring studded winter tyre with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

The tyre also has SUV-version.

2018 Moottori Goodyear UltraGrip Ice Arctic test

In 2018 experts of the Finnish magazine Moottori have tested the Goodyear UG Ice Arctic at size 205/55 R16 and compared it with seven similar mid-range and premium studded winter tyres.

test Goodyear UltraGrip Ice Arctic review
4th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 2.1 meters longer, than the leader.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Ice Arctic review
6th place in Wet handling. Goodyear was 0,5 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Ice Arctic review
1-3rd place in Wet handling. One of the highest score.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Ice Arctic review
6th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 0.9 meters longer, than the leader.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Ice Arctic review
4-5th place in Dry handling.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Ice Arctic review
2-4th place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 0.1 meters longer, than the leader.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Ice Arctic review
6th place in Snow handling. Goodyear was 0.8 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Ice Arctic review
6-7th place in Snow handling.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Ice Arctic review
4-5th place in Snow traction. Snow acceleration time was 0.1 seconds longer, than the leader.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Ice Arctic review
3-4th place in Ice braking. The braking distance was 0.4 meters longer, than the leader.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Ice Arctic review
8th place in Ice handling. Goodyear lost even more cheaper tyres like Sava and Gislaved. Ice handling time difference with the leader was 4.8 seconds bigger.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Ice Arctic review
7th place in Ice handling (subjective).
test Goodyear UltraGrip Ice Arctic review
Last place in Ice traction. Acceleration time was 1.2 seconds lower, than the leader.
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3-6th place in Noise level.

Overall Goodyear UltraGrip Ice Arctic review

According to the test results Goodyear took 4th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Relatively long wet braking distance, good handling.
  • Good on the dry. Tyre didn’t take high positions, but showed very close result to leaders.
  • Good snow performance.
  • Unbalanced on the ice: good braking distance, but the lowest handling and traction.
  • Average noise level.

Similar tyres from the test:

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