Goodyear UltraGrip Ice SUV

The Goodyear UltraGrip Ice SUV is a High Performance studless winter tyre with directional tread, designed for SUV and 4×4.

2016 Test World Goodyear UltraGrip Ice SUV

In 2016 experts of the Finnish organization Test World have tested the Goodyear UG Ice Arctic SUV at size 235/65 R17 and compared it with six similar budget, mid-range and premium studded winter tyres. In addition, experts included into the test six studless winter tyres, for comparison of results.

test Goodyear UltraGrip Ice SUV review
6th place in Wet braking (4th among studless tyres). The braking distance was 2 meters longer, than the best studless tyre.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Ice SUV review
10th place in Ice braking (3rd among studless). The braking distance was 3.1 meters longer, than the best studless tyre.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Ice SUV review
10th place in Ice traction (4th among studless). Acceleration time was 0.5 seconds bigger, than the leader.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Ice SUV review
3rd place in Snow braking (and the best result among studless). The braking distance was 1.1 meters shorter, than the next studless tyre.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Ice SUV review
7th place in Snow traction (and 1st among studless).  Same result with Michelin Latitude X-Ice North 2. Acceleration time was 0.1 seconds lower, than the next studless tyre.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Ice SUV review
1-4th place in Noise level test.

Overall Goodyear UltraGrip Ice SUV review

According to the test results Goddyear took 2nd place.

Main conclusions:

  • Relatively short  wet braking distance.
  • Good ice performance.
  • Great on the snow: tyre showed the best result among studless tyres and was better than some studded models.
  • Good noise level.

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