Goodyear UltraGrip Performance+

Goodyear UltraGrip Performance+ test, review, ratings, photo

Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Plus is an Ultra High Performance studless winter tire with directional tread, designed for Passenger cars.

The tire replaced the Goodyear Ultragrip Performance GEN-1.

2019 Auto Motor und Sport Goodyear UltraGrip Performance plus test

In 2019 experts of the German magazine AMS have tested the Goodyear UG Performance+ at size 215/55 R17 and compared to 10 similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires.

Goodyear UltraGrip Performance+ test and review
3rd place in Wet braking. +1.3m braking distance.
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance+ test and review
6th place in Wet lateral handling. -0.59m/s2 max lateral acceleration.
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance+ test and review
1st place in Wet handling. -0.1km/h handling speed.
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance+ test and review
2nd place in Straight aqua. -6.6km/h float speed.
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance+ test and review
1st place in Lateral aqua. -0.02m/s2 max lateral acceleration.
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance plust test and review
3rd place in Dry braking. +0.4m braking distance.
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance plust test and review
2nd place in Snow braking. +0.4m braking distance.
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance plust test and review
2nd place in Snow lateral handling. -0.01m/s2 max lateral acceleration.
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance plust test and review
1-2nd place in Snow traction. -0.04m/s2 acceleration time.
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance plust test and review
1st place in Snow handling. -0.2 km/h handling average speed.
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance plust test and review
Last place in Dry handling. -2km/h average handling speed.
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance plust test and review
4-5th place in Rolling resistance. +0.6kg/t rolling resistance.

Overall Goodyear UltraGrip Performance+ review

According to the test results Goodyear took 1st place and got an expert score “Very good”.

Main conclusions:

  • Short wet braking distance and good handling.
  • The best aquaplaning resistance.
  • Unbalanced on the dry: short braking distance but the lowest handling speed.
  • The best snow performance.
  • Average rolling resistance.

Similar tires from the test:

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