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Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1

Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1

/89% · winter · · : Premium

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Pros and cons

  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Short braking distance on snow
  • Positive effect on fuel consumption
  • Exceptional on ice
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Sizes

Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 is made in 97 sizes, starting from 155/70 R19 up to 305/30 R21.
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Runflat

Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 is ranked #89 of 777 winter tyres based on the results of tests carried out by Sportscars 2018, GTÜ 2017, and other organizations. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 belongs to the Premium segment and is made by a manufacturer from USA. It is made in total of 97 sizes, 155/70 R19 being the smallest and 305/30 R21 the largest. This tyre was featured in tests 15 times, first test was carried in 2015. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 got replaced by a newer model - GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+. This model received the best possible rating in 5 tests. Eu ratings can provide interesting overview over the available dimensions - 88% of Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 has "B" wet grip rating and most (63%) of the dimensions has "C" fuel-saving rating. It can be compared to ALPIN 5, which is a tyre from Michelin (France) and has a rating of 89%, compared to 89% of the Goodyear in question. There was a braking test that featured both Michelin ALPIN 5 and Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 held by autobild in 2017. On the wet, the Michelin stopped from 80km/h earlier than the Goodyear - 33,3m, whereas the took 33,4m to come to a full stop. On the snow, we can see that Goodyear stopped earlier at the 27,7m mark, compared to 28,7m of the Michelin.

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Timeline

2015

Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 was tested 2x (Automotorsport,...) and won the Automotorsport 225/50 R17 test.

2016

Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 was tested 5x (Autoexpress,...) and won the Autoexpress 225/45 R17 test.

2017

Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 was tested 7x (ADAC,...) and won the Autobild 225/55 R17 test.

2018

Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 was tested 1x (Sportscars) and won the Autobild 225/55 R17 test.

2019

Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 got replaced by GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+

Achievements

Best
Aquaplaning - cross
Adac 2017
Best
Aquaplaning - longitudal
Autobild 2017
Best
Dry braking
Autobild 2017
Best
Exterior noise
Autobild 2017
Best
Interior noise
Adac 2017
Best
Snow braking
Adac 2016
Best
Snow handling
Adac 2016
Best
Snow traction
Adac 2016
Best
Wet circle cornering
Adac 2017

Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 in tyre tests

All tyre tests where Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 was featured:
Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test2+21-
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-12+ 2- 2+
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Source: reifenpresse.de
Name Points total
Best values in test100
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-198,6
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Source: www.autoexpress.co.uk
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test32,225,9
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-133,427,7
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test1-2+11-
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-12+22+3+
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Source: reifenpresse.de
ADAC Winter tyre test 2017 215/65 R16
satisfactory
Ranked #3 of 16
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test2,12,01,92,33,10,51,4
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-12,22,42,62,53,1 2,01,4
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Source: www.adac.de
Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test1-21-
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-11- 2 1-
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Source: reifenpresse.de
Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test1-2+1-
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-12+22+
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GTÜ Winter tyre test 2017 235/55 R17
recommended
Ranked #2 of 8
Name Points totalWinterWetDryRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test203696544188
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1199666342158
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Source: www.gtue.de
Name
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1
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Source: www.auto-motor-und-sport.de
Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test2-21-
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-12- 2 1-
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Source: www.reifentrends.de
Name Points totalWetDrySnowRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test10096,999,899100100
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1999698,595,894,699,4
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Source: www.autoexpress.co.uk
Name WetDrySnowRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test100100100100100
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-198,499,4100 98,498,8
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Source: www.autoexpress.co.uk
ADAC Winter tyre test 2016 225/45 R17
satisfactory
Ranked #4 of 13
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test2,32,11,72,02,81,51,5
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-12,73,01,7 2,0 3,22,01,5
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Source: www.adac.de
Automotorsport Winter tyre test 2015 225/50 R17
highly recommended
Ranked #1 of 10
Name Points totalWetDrySnowEnviromental impact
Best values in test9,29,49,29,39,4
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-19,2 9,4 8,89,3 9,4
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GTÜ Winter tyre test 2015 225/50 R17
highly recommended
Ranked #2 of 8
Name Points totalWinterWetDryRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test205647046188
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-120364 694318 6
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Test ratings distribution

100% (5x)85% (6x)
Highly recommendedExemplaryTest winnerGood +RecommendedSatisfactory
2x2x1x2x2x2x

Ratings x Wheel size

R16R17R18
85% (1x)92.5% (6x)92.5% (4x)

Ratings x Width

215/xx Rxx225/xx Rxx235/xx Rxx245/xx Rxx
85% (1x)95% (6x)85% (2x)92.5% (2x)

Faq

  1. Is this tyre suitable for suvs?

    Yes, this tyre is also made in suv sizes.

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