Goodyear UltraGrip Performance SUV Gen-1

The Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen 1 SUV is an Ultra High Performance studless winter tyre with directional tread, designed for SUV and 4×4.

The tyre also has version for passenger cars.

2018 Auto Bild Goodyear UltraGrip Performance SUV Gen1 test

In 2018 experts of the German magazine Auto Bild have tested the Goodyear UltraGrip Performance SUV Gen-1 at size 235/60 R18 and compared it with nine similar budget and premium winter tyres. In addition, experts included into the test one reference summer tyre for comparison of result.

test Goodyear UltraGrip Performance SUV Gen-1 review
3rd place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 1.8 meters longer, than the leader.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Performance SUV Gen-1 review
1st place in Dry handling and the best result among winter tyres. Goodyear was 0,3km/h faster, than the next tire.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Performance SUV Gen-1 review
3-5th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 0.3 meters longer, than the leader.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Performance SUV Gen-1 review
3-4th place in Wet handling. Goodyear was 0,6km/h slower, than the leader.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Performance SUV Gen-1 review
9th place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 4.6km/h lower, than the leader.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Performance SUV Gen-1 review
2-3th place in Snow braking. Braking distance was 1 meters longer, than the leader.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Performance SUV Gen-1 review
6-7th place in Snow handling. Goodyear was 2,5km/h slower, than the leader.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Performance SUV Gen1 review
7th place in Rolling resistance.
test Goodyear UltraGrip Performance SUV Gen1 review
7th place in Noise level.

Overall Goodyear UltraGrip Performance SUV Gen-1 review

According to the test results Goodyear took 1st place and became a winner.

Main conclusions:

  • Good dry performance: short braking distance and the best handling average speed.
  • Good on the wet.
  • Relatively low aquaplanning resistance.
  • Short snow braking distance, relatively low handling.
  • Average rolling resistance.
  • Relatively high noise level.

Similar tyres from the test:

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