GT Radial SportActive

GT Radial SportActive photo, test, review

GT Radial SportActive is an Ultra High Performance summer tire with asymmetrical tread pattern, designed for Passenger cars.

The tire replaced the GT Radial Champiro HPY.

2016 Auto Zeitung/GTU GT-Radial Sport Active test

In 2016 experts of the German publication Auto Zeitung and GTU have tested GT Radial Sport Active at size 225/45 R17 and compared with thirteen similar budget, medium and premium summer tires.

GT-Radial SportActive test and review
13th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 2.7m longer, than the leader.
GT-Radial SportActive test and review
11th place in Wet handling. GT was 3.3sec slower, than the leader.
GT-Radial SportActive test and review
8th place in Wet lateral handling. GT was 0.5sec slower, than the leader.
summer tire GT Radial SportActive test and review
Last place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 5.8km/h lower, than the leader.
summer tire GT Radial SportActive test and review
Last place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 4.2m longer, than the leader.
summer tire GT Radial SportActive test and review
12th place in Dry handling. GT Radial was 1.2sec slower, than the leader.
summer tire GT Radial SportActive test and review
9th place in Dry slalom. GT Radial was 2.8km/h slower, than the leader.
summer tire GT Radial SportActive test and review
4th place in Rolling resistance.
summer tire GT Radial SportActive test and review
8-12th place in Noise.

Overall GT Radial SportActive review

According to the test results GT Radial took 12th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Long wet braking distance and relatively good handling.
  • The lowest straight aquaplanning resistance.
  • The longest dry braking distance and average handling.
  • Good rolling resistance.
  • Average noise.

Similar tires from the test:

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