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GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+

GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+

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Pros and cons

  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Exceptional traction on snow
  • Short braking distance on snow
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
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Sizes

GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+ is made in 177 sizes, starting from 195/50 R15 up to 275/40 R22.
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GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+ is ranked #88 of 947 winter tyres based on the results of tests carried out by ADAC 2023, ADAC 2023, and other organizations. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+ belongs to the Premium segment and is made by a manufacturer from USA. It is made in total of 177 sizes, 195/50 R15 being the smallest and 275/40 R22 the largest. This tyre was featured in tests 22 times, first test was carried in 2019. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+ replaced an older model - Goodyear UltraGrip 8 Performance. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+ got replaced by a newer model - GoodYear UltraGrip Performance 3 . This model received the best possible rating in 8 tests. Eu ratings can provide interesting overview over the available dimensions - 82% of GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+ has "B" wet grip rating and most (79%) of the dimensions has "C" fuel-saving rating. Noise levels of most dimensions are average - 32% of them produce 72db noise, which result in "b" overall rating. It can be compared to Blizzak LM-005, which is a tyre from Bridgestone (Japan) and has a rating of 92%, compared to 88% of the GoodYear in question. There was a braking test that featured both Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005 and GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+ held by autobild in 2022. It was tested on a VW T-Roc with 205/60 R16 tyres. On the wet, the Bridgestone stopped from 80km/h earlier than the GoodYear - 32,8m, whereas the GoodYear took 35,5m to come to a full stop. On the snow, we can see that GoodYear stopped earlier at the 25,5m mark, compared to 26,3m of the Bridgestone.

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Timeline

2019

GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+ was launched and replaced Goodyear UltraGrip 8 Performance.

2019

GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+ was tested 4x (Automotorsport,...) and won the Automotorsport 215/55 R17 test.

2020

GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+ was tested 8x (Autoexpress,...) and won the Autobild 225/55 R17 test.

2021

GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+ was tested 5x (Tyre Reviews,...) and won the Autobild 235/55 R18 test.

2022

GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+ was tested 3x (Autobild,...)

2023

GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+ was tested 2x (ADAC,...)

1970

GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+ got replaced by GoodYear UltraGrip Performance 3

Achievements

Best
Snow traction
Adac 2022
Sportauto 2021
Autobild 2020
Autobild 2020
Best
Wet handling
Adac 2022
Autobild 2021
Sportauto 2021
Autobild 2020
Best
Aquaplaning - cross
Automotorsport 2020
Autobild 2020
Autobild 2020
Autoexpress 2020
Best
Snow handling
Adac 2022
Sportauto 2021
Autobild 2020
Automotorsport 2020
Best
Dry braking
Autobild 2021
Sportauto 2021
Autobild 2019
Automotorsport 2019
Best
Comfort
Autobild 2021
Autobild 2020
Autobild 2019
Best
Aquaplaning - longitudal
Automotorsport 2020
Autobild 2019
Best
Dry handling
Sportauto 2021
Autobild 2020
Best
Wet braking
Autobild 2019
Autoexpress 2019
Best
Wet circle cornering
Autobild 2019
Autobild 2019
Best
Interior noise
Autoexpress 2019

GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+ in tyre tests

Introducing the GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+, a premium segment tyre that has consistently delivered impressive results in various tyre tests. These tests confirm its high-performance capabilities, earning an overall rating of 90%, making it a top choice for your vehicle.

In the 2022 winter tyre tests conducted by both ADAC and Autobild, the GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+ earned the title of the best tyre in several categories such as snow braking, snow handling, snow traction, and wet handling. Furthermore, it garnered top three rankings in tests such as the ADAC Winter tyre test for 215/60 R16 and 215/55 R17 dimensions, Autobild Winter tyre test for 215/55 R17, and TÜV Winter tyre test for 225/45 R17.

The GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+ continued to shine in the 2021 winter tyre tests, achieving first place in the Autobild Winter tyre test for 235/55 R18 and receiving acclaim for its dry braking and wet handling performance. Additionally, it featured among the top six rankings in the Autobild, ADAC, and Tyre Reviews winter tyre tests in various dimensions.

This tyre's remarkable performance can also be traced back to the 2019 and 2020 tire tests, where it secured first place in tests such as the Autobild Winter tyre test for 225/55 R17 and received high praise for its aquaplaning, snow braking, snow cornering, snow handling, and snow traction capabilities. Additionally, it performed well in the ADAC Winter tyre test, ACE Winter tyre test, Autoexpress Winter tyre test, AutoMotorSport Winter tyre test, and several Autobild tests during the same period.

In summary, the GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+ proves to be a reliable and high-performing tyre, excelling in various tests conducted by reputable organizations over the years. Its exceptional performance in snow and wet conditions make it a worthy addition to your vehicle, ensuring a safe and comfortable driving experience.

All tyre tests where GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+ was featured:
Name Enviromental impactDriving safety
Best values in test22.1
GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+2.42.3
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Name Enviromental impactDriving safety
Best values in test1,82,0
GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+2,12,3
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Name WetDrySnowIceRolling resistanceNoiseWear
Best values in test2,01,81,41,81,52,71,5
GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+2,52,51,4 2,22,02,82,5
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Autobild Winter tyre test 2022 215/55 R17
exemplary
Ranked #3 of 19
In a comprehensive evaluation featuring 19 competitors, the Goodyear UltraGrip Performance+ secured a noteworthy position, signaling its commendable capabilities in the winter tire segment. Distinguished by a premium winter tread design, this tire excelled on snow-covered surfaces, particularly standing out in snow braking, where it demonstrated superior performance. It balanced its prowess with impressive handling on both wet and dry roads, further solidifying its versatility across winter conditions. Beyond its performance, the Goodyear UltraGrip Performance+ was recognized for its good economy, ensuring users benefit from both efficiency and functionality. However, it's noteworthy that the comfort level was deemed average, suggesting a slight compromise in ride smoothness. Despite this, its overall performance and value proposition earned it a final rating that reflects its strong standing among the contenders.
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test2+2+2+2+
GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+221-2
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Source: www.autobild.de
Autobild Winter tyre test 2022 215/55 R17

Ranked #4 of 56
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test32,825,4
GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+35,525,5
Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test2+2+1
GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+22-1-
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWear
Best values in test1,61,91,52,12,71,5
GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+2,52,52,22,53,02,5
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Source: www.adac.de
Name WetDrySnowRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test1-2111
GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+1- 2 2+21-
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name
GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
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Source: www.tyrereviews.com
Name Points totalWinterWetDryRolling resistance
Best values in test1102301,21501,21202,4109,6
GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+1083299,7493,119595,2
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Source: reifenpresse.de
ADAC Winter tyre test 2020 235/55 R17
satisfactory
Ranked #3 of 13
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test1,51,91,82,32,60,81,8
GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+2,22,72,32,42,91,51,8
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Source: www.adac.de
Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test1-21-
GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+2+2 2+
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test2+1-2+1-
GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+22+1-2
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Source: www.autobild.de
ACE Winter tyre test 2020 225/50 R17
recommended
Ranked #3 of 9
Name Points totalWetDrySnowRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test200674860189
GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+19366445318 7
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Source: images.ace.de
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test30,324,3
GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+34,424,8
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDrySnowRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test9,58,79,9109
GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+7,67,88,488
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Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test2+2+1
GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+2+ 21
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name Points totalWinterWetDryRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test101,6299,9299,9100101,1100,7
GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+98,1298,5282,593,787,599,7
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Source: www.autoexpress.co.uk
Name Points total
Best values in test8,9
GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+8,9
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Source: www.auto-motor-und-sport.de
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test2+2+11-
GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+1-21- 2
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test29,224
GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+30,624,3
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test1-21-
GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+1- 2 1-
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Source: www.autobild.de

Test ratings distribution

100% (8x)85% (8x)
Very goodExemplaryRecommendedSatisfactoryGood
1x7x1x1x6x

Ratings x Wheel size

R16R17R18R19
85% (2x)91.7% (9x)96.3% (4x)100% (1x)

Ratings x Width

205/xx Rxx215/xx Rxx225/xx Rxx235/xx Rxx245/xx Rxx255/xx Rxx
85% (1x)95% (3x)90.6% (8x)92.5% (2x)100% (1x)100% (1x)

FAQ

  1. Is this tyre suitable for SUVs?

    Yes, this tyre is also made in SUV sizes.

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