Goodyear UltraGrip 8 Performance

Dry Grip 86%
Wet Grip 88%
Road Feedback 74%
Handling 76%
Wear 88%
Comfort 87%
Buy again 80%

The Goodyear UltraGrip 8 Performance is a Ultra High Performance Winter tyre designed to be fitted to Passenger Car

This tyre has been replaced by the Goodyear Ultra Grip Performance 2

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Tyre review data from 9 tyre reviews averaging 83% over 100,000 miles driven.

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2014 Auto Bild Winter Tyre Test - 5th of 16 tyres

  • Positive - A premium winter tyre with excellent performance in the snow and wet. Good cornering in all weather, good ride comfort
  • Negative - Slightly long dry braking

2014 50 Winter Tyre Braking Overview - 2nd of 48 tyres

2013 Auto Bild Sports Winter Tyre Test - 3rd of 9 tyres

  • Positive - A convincing all-rounder with good winter properties. Balanced handling with safe and good steering response on wet and dry roads. Very quiet
  • Negative - Only average snow handling
Size Fuel Wet Noise Weight
205/60 R16 92H XL *RSC E B 68 12.30kgs
205/60 R16 92H XL * C B 68 9.60kgs
215/60 R16 99V XL   C B 69 10.87kgs
205/65 R16 95H XL   B C 71 9.03kgs
205/65 R16 95H XL * B B 70 9.07kgs
205/45 R17 88V XL   E C 68 8.68kgs
225/55 R17 97H XL * C C 69 11.26kgs
225/40 R18 92V XL MO E C 69 9.42kgs
245/45 R18 100V XL * RSC MOE C B 69 14.43kgs
245/45 R18 100V XL *MO C B 68 12.00kgs
255/60 R18 108H XL AO C C 70 15.08kgs
245/45 R19 102V XL *RSC C C 68 14.90kgs
245/45 R19 102V XL *RSC C C 71 15.00kgs
285/45 R20 112V XL AO E C 70 17.06kgs
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Top Goodyear UltraGrip 8 Performance Review

Given 84% while driving a Volkswagen Golf 7 TDI (225/45 R17) on mostly town for 1,000 spirited miles
Really quiet, no aquaplanning; but not good on snow espacially driving to uphills.
On my old car; i was using 175/65/14 Sava Eskimo + ; those were much more better that Ug8 performance
50 - tyre reviewed on September 24, 2015   

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Given 84% while driving a Volkswagen Golf 7 TDI (225/45 R17) on mostly town for 1,000 spirited miles
Really quiet, no aquaplanning; but not good on snow espacially driving to uphills.
On my old car; i was using 175/65/14 Sava Eskimo + ; those were much more better that Ug8 performance
50 - tyre reviewed on September 24, 2015   
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Given 89% while driving a Alfa Romeo (225/45 R17) on mostly country roads for 8,000 spirited miles
A revelation. Grip in greasy roundabouts. Less noise. To be fair, had no snow so far in 2 winters. But am now a winter tyre convert. Only downside is -2mpg
7 - tyre reviewed on June 16, 2015   
Given 91% while driving a Audi A5 (255/35 R19 V) on a combination of roads for 10,000 average miles
Some car tire brands suit different cars and you can go from one brand to an other and it will transform your car. Had michelin pa3 tires as our winter tire on the car and have no complaints with these. However the goodyears have took the car to another level, the grip from these when setting off is amazing even in wet conditions. The car is planted and stable at all speeds and do give you total confidence in all weathers. Comfort level is just as good as michelins but noise level is much better. Brill tires and would recommend to anybody with 19 inch rims on the car in winter.
2 - tyre reviewed on November 24, 2014   
Given 86% while driving a Peugeot 508 SALOON (215/60 R16 H) on a combination of roads for 35,000 average miles
For a winter tyre it's really low noise.
wet road performance is perfect especially aquplaning is unbelieveble.
but in snow (winter tyre!!) I think not good enough by the way it's weird that the tyres are very good on the ice.
I drove them for about 35000 km. and there's still 6 mm. wear on tyre.

0 - tyre reviewed on November 20, 2014   

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