Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1

Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 photo, test, review

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

The tyre also has version for SUV.

The tire has been replaced by the Goodyear UltraGrip Performance+.

2019 Quattroruote Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 Test

In 2019 experts of the Italian magazine Quattroruote have tested Goodyear at size 225/50 R17 and compared to 6 similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires.

Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 test, reviews, ratings
4th place in Wet braking. +1.8m braking distance.
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 test, reviews, ratings
4-5th place in Wet handling. +1.6sec handling time.
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 test, reviews, ratings
3rd place in Dry braking. +1.3m braking distance.
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 test, reviews, ratings
3-4th place in Moose test. +0.2sec handling time.
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 test, reviews, ratings
2nd place in Snow braking. +0.2m braking distance.
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 test, reviews, ratings
2nd place in Snow handling. +0.4sec handling time.
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 test, reviews, ratings
1st place in Snow traction. -0.4sec acceleration time.
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 test, reviews, ratings
3rd place in Noise. +0.2dB external noise.

2019 Auto Zeitung Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen1 Test

Test by German publication Auto Zeitung in 2019. The experts have tested the Goodyear at size 225/55 R17 and compared to 12 budget, medium and premium Touring and UHP winter tires.

Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen1 test, reviews, ratings
5th place in Wet braking. +2.2m braking distance.
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen1 test, reviews, ratings
4th place in Wet handling. +2.1sec handling time.
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen1 test, reviews, ratings
2nd place in Wet lateral handling. +0.2sec lap time.
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen1 test, reviews, ratings
3rd place in Straight aqua. -2.9km/h float speed.
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen1 test, reviews, ratings
6-7th place in Dry braking. +1.8m braking distance.
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen1 test, reviews, ratings
11th place in Dry handling. +0.7sec handling time.
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen1 test, reviews, ratings
7-9th place in Dry slalom. -1.6km/h slalom speed.
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen1 test, reviews, ratings
4-5th place in Snow braking. +1.1m braking distance.
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen1 test, reviews, ratings
6-7th place in Snow handling. +1.1sec lap time.
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen1 test, reviews, ratings
5th place in Snow traction.
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen1 test, reviews, ratings
4th place in Rolling resistance. +0.5kg/t rolling resistance.
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen1 test, reviews, ratings
4-10th place in Noise. +2dB external noise.

2018 Auto Bild Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen1 test

In 2018 experts of the German publication Auto Bild have tested the Goodyear UltraGrip  at size 245/45 R18 and compared to 9 similar budget, mid-range and premium UHP winter tyres. In addition they included into the test one reference summer tyre to compare 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.

2017 Sport Auto Goodyear Ultra Grip Performance Gen1 Test

Test by the German magazine Sport Auto in 2017.  The experts have tested the Goodyear at size 225/40 R18 and compared to 9 similar UHP winter tires.

Goodyear UG Performance Gen1 test, reviews, ratings
2nd place in Wet braking. +0.1m braking distance.
Goodyear UG Performance Gen1 test, reviews, ratings
3rd place in Wet handling. -0.1km/h handling speed.
Goodyear UG Performance Gen1 test, reviews, ratings
9th place in Wet lateral stability. +0.63sec handling time.
Goodyear UG Performance Gen1 test, reviews, ratings
6th place in Straight aqua. -2.3km/h float speed.
Goodyear UG Performance Gen1 test, reviews, ratings
1st place in Lateral aqua. +0.1m/s2 lateral acceleration.
Goodyear UG Performance Gen1 test, reviews, ratings
3-4th place in Dry braking. +1.6m braking distance.
Goodyear UG Performance Gen1 test, reviews, ratings
6th place in Dry handling. -0.9sec handling time.
Goodyear UG Performance Gen1 test, reviews, ratings
5th place in Snow braking. +0.9m braking distance.
Goodyear UG Performance Gen1 test, reviews, ratings
4th place in Snow handling. -0.8km/h handling speed.
Goodyear UG Performance Gen1 test, reviews, ratings
3rd place in Snow lateral stability. -0.03m/s2 lateral acceleration.
Goodyear UG Performance Gen1 test, reviews, ratings
3rd place in Rolling resistance. +0.7kg/t rolling resistance.
Goodyear UG Performance Gen1 test, reviews, ratings
2-6th place in Noise. +1dB external noise.

2016 Elaborare Goodyear UG Performance Gen-1 Test

Test by the Italian magazine Elaborare in 2016. The experts have tested the Goodyear at size 225/40 R18 and compared to 4 similar premium UHP winter tire. Also they included into the test reference summer tire to compare results.

Goodyear Ultra Grip Performance Gen-1 test, reviews, ratings
1st place in Wet braking. +0.9m braking distance.
Goodyear Ultra Grip Performance Gen-1 test, reviews, ratings
5th place in Wet handling. -5.6km/h handling speed.
Goodyear Ultra Grip Performance Gen-1 test, reviews, ratings
2nd place in Wet lateral handling. -0.015m/s2 lateral acceleration.
Goodyear Ultra Grip Performance Gen-1 test, reviews, ratings
3rd place in Straight aqua. -1.1km/h float speed.
Goodyear Ultra Grip Performance Gen-1 test, reviews, ratings
1st place in Dry braking. -0.5m braking distance.
Goodyear Ultra Grip Performance Gen-1 test, reviews, ratings
3-4th place in Dry handling. +0.5sec handling time.
Goodyear Ultra Grip Performance Gen-1 test, reviews, ratings
Last place in Snow braking. +0.7m braking distance.
Goodyear Ultra Grip Performance Gen-1 test, reviews, ratings
4th place in Snow traction. +0.21m acceleration distance.

Overall Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 Reviews

1. 2019 Quattroruote (225/50 R17) – 3rd place.

Main conclusions:

  • Good wet performance.
  • Good dry performance.
  • Short snow braking distance, good handling and the best traction.
  • Low noise.

2. 2019 Auto Zeitung (225/55 R17) – 1st place and an expert score “Highly Recommended”.

Main conclusions:

  • Relatively long wet braking distance but good handling.
  • High aquaplaning resistance.
  • Good on the dry.
  • Good snow performance.
  • Low rolling resistance.
  • Relatively high noise.

3. 2018 Auto Bild (245/45 R18) – 5th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Average dry braking distance and the lowest handling.
  • Good wet performance: short braking distance and good handling.
  • High aquaplaning resistance.
  • Good results on the snow.
  • Good rolling resistance.
  • Relatively high noise level.

4. 2017 Sport Auto (225/40 R18) – 1-2nd place and an expert score “Highly recommended”.

Main conclusions:

  • Short wet braking distance and good handling speed.
  • Average straight and the best lateral aquaplaning resistance.
  • Good dry performance.
  • Short snow braking distance and good handling.
  • Low rolling resistance.
  • Average noise.

5. 2016 Elaborare (225/40 R18) – 2nd place.

Main conclusions:

  • The shortest wet braking distance but the lowest handling speed.
  • High aquaplaning resistance.
  • The best dry braking distance and good handling.
  • Good results on the snow (the tire didn’t take high positions but showed very close results to the best).

Similar tires from the test:

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