Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1

Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 photo, test, review

The Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen 1 is an Ultra High Performance studless winter tyre with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

The tyre also has version for SUV.

2018 Auto Bild Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen1 test

In 2018 experts of the German publication Auto Bild have tested the Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen 1 at size 245/45 R18 and compared it with nine similar budget, mid-range and premium UHP winter tyres. Moreover, experts included into the test one reference summer tyre for comparison of results.

test Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 review
5-6th place in Dry braking. Braking distance was 0.7 meters longer, than the leader.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 review
Last place in Dry handling. Goodyear was 1.6km/h slower, than the best winter tyre.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 review
3rd place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 2.7 meters longer, than the best winter tyre.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 review
3rd place in Wet handling. Goodyear was 1.6km/h slower, than the leader.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 review
4th place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 2.4km/h lower, than the leader.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 review
5-6th place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 1.3 meters longer, than the leader.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 review
5h place in Snow handling. Goodyear was 1km/h slower, than the leader.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen1 review
4th place in Rolling resistance test.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen1 review
7th place in Noise level test.

Overall Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 review

According to the test results Goodyear took 5th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Average dry braking distance and the lowest handling (but were very close to leaders).
  • Good wet performance: short braking distance and high handling average speed.
  • High aquaplanning resistance.
  • Good on the snow.
  • Good rolling resistance.
  • Relatively high noise level.

Similar tyres from the test:

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