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Key Facts about Goodyear Assurance Fuel Max:

Summary


We spent several hours reading reviews from experts and tire owners. In summary, this is what people think about Goodyear Assurance Fuel Max. You can agree or disagree with these conclusions by voting for or against any item:

Reasons to buy

The drivers appreciated very good quality and a great price.
A few drivers mentioned that they were impressed by the smooth, quiet ride and high fuel economy provided by this tire.
The purchasers said that the tire provided sure grip on wet and snowy roads.

Reasons not to buy

Some drivers complained on tires' bad quality.
The purchasers complained that the tires were really noisy.


Description


Our best tire for enhanced fuel savings plus confident traction in changing weather conditions.

  • Fuel Efficiency (Fuel-saving tread compound provides low rolling resistance, reducing energy to help save up to 2,600 mi./4,000km worth of gas over the life of four tires.)
  • Wet Traction (Wet tread zone helps evacuate water away from the treadface for great traction on wet roads.)
  • Dry Traction (Dry tread zone helps enhance handling and grip on dry pavement.)

Detailed Information


Type and Size
Tire Model
Goodyear Assurance Fuel Max
Car Type
Passenger
Season
All Season
Rim Diameter
14 / 15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19 "
Width
175 / 185 / 195 / 205 / 215 / 225 / 235 / 245 / 255 / 265 mm
Aspect Ratio
45 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 / 70 / 75 %
Construction
Radial
Special Features
Runflat
No
Mud and Snow
No
Extra Load
Optional
Speed and Load
Speed Index
H (max 130 mph) ... V (max 149 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)
 

Goodyear Assurance Fuel Max Sizes & Specifications


Rim Model Size Index Features sidewall styling overall diameter section width approved rim width max inflation pressure utqg revs per mile load range measured rim width tread depth max load
R16 215/70 R16 99T 215/70 R16 99T BW 27.9 8.7 5.5 - 7 51 600/A/B 750.0 SL 6.5 11.0 1,709
R16 225/70 R16 103T 225/70 R16 103T BW 28.4 9.0 6 - 7.5 51 600/A/B 735.0 SL 6.5 11.0 1,929
R16 235/70 R16 106T 235/70 R16 106T BW 29.0 9.5 6 - 8 51 600/A/B 721.0 SL 7.0 11.0 2,094
R16 245/70 R16 107T 245/70 R16 107T BW 29.5 9.8 6.5 - 8 51 600/A/B 708.0 SL 7.0 11.0 2,149
R16 255/70 R16 111T 255/70 R16 111T BW 30.1 10.2 6.5 - 8.5 51 600/A/B 695.0 SL 7.5 11.0 2,403
R16 265/70 R16 112T 265/70 R16 112T BW 30.6 10.7 7 - 9 51 600/A/B 682.0 SL 8.0 11.0 2,469
R16 265/75 R16 116T 265/75 R16 116T BW 31.7 10.5 7 - 9 51 600/A/B 660.0 SL 7.5 11.0 2,755
R17 225/65 R17 102H 225/65 R17 102H BW 28.5 9.0 6 - 8 51 600/A/B 733.0 SL 6.5 10.0 1,874
R17 235/60 R17 102T 235/60 R17 102T BW 28.1 9.5 6.5 - 8.5 51 600/A/B 744.0 SL 7.0 11.0 1,874
R17 245/65 R17 107T 245/65 R17 107T BW 29.5 9.8 7 - 8.5 51 600/A/B 708.0 SL 7.0 11.0 2,149
R17 245/70 R17 108T 245/70 R17 108T BW 30.6 9.8 6.5 - 8 51 600/A/B 684.0 SL 7.0 11.0 2,205
R17 265/65 R17 112T 265/65 R17 112T BW 30.6 10.7 7.5 - 9.5 51 600/A/B 684.0 SL 8.0 11.0 2,469
R17 265/70 R17 113T 265/70 R17 113T BW 31.7 10.7 7 - 9 51 600/A/B 660.0 SL 8.0 11.0 2,535
R18 235/55 R18 100V 235/55 R18 100V BW 28.2 9.7 6.5 - 8.5 51 600/A/B 741.0 SL 7.5 11.0 1,764
R18 235/60 R18 102H 235/60 R18 102H BW 29.1 9.5 6.5 - 8.5 51 600/A/B 718.0 SL 7.0 11.0 1,874
R18 235/65 R18 106T 235/65 R18 106T BW 30.0 9.5 6.5 - 8.5 51 600/A/B 696.0 SL 7.0 11.0 2,094
R18 245/60 R18 105T 245/60 R18 105T BW 29.6 9.8 7 - 8.5 51 600/A/B 707.0 SL 7.0 11.0 2,039
R18 255/55 R18 109H 255/55 R18 109H BW 29.0 10.4 7 - 9 50 600/A/B 720.0 SL 8.0 11.0 2,271
R18 255/65 R18 111T 255/65 R18 111T BW 31.1 10.2 7 - 9 51 600/A/B 673.0 SL 7.5 10.0 2,403
R18 255/70 R18 112T 255/70 R18 112T BW 32.1 10.2 6.5 - 8.5 51 600/A/B 651.0 SL 7.5 11.0 2,469
R18 265/60 R18 110H 265/60 R18 110H BW 30.5 10.7 7.5 - 9.5 51 600/A/B 685.0 SL 8.0 11.0 2,337
R18 265/65 R18 112T 265/65 R18 112T BW 31.5 10.7 7.5 - 9.5 51 600/A/B 663.0 SL 8.0 11.0 2,469
R18 265/70 R18 116T 265/70 R18 116T BW 32.6 10.7 7 - 9 51 600/A/B 640.0 SL 8.0 11.0 2,756
R19 225/55 R19 99H 225/55 R19 99H BW 28.7 9.1 6 - 8 51 600/A/B 702.0 SL 7.0 10.0 1,709
R19 245/55 R19 103T 245/55 R19 103T BW 29.7 10.0 7 - 7.5 51 600/A/B 705.0 SL 8.0 11.0 1,929

Amazon Reviews Goodyear Assurance Fuel Max

Questions and Answers

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  • May 10, 2017

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  • Oct 03, 2012

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  • Oct 20, 2011

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  • Aug 23, 2010

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  • Mar 17, 2010

    Goodyear Assurance Fuel Max Test - Goodyear Tires

    Goodyear's Assurance Fuel Max tires are put to the test during a coast down test against the original Assurance tires to determine if Assurance Fuel Max tires really go farther using less gas.

  • Mar 15, 2010

    The Science of the Assurance Fuel Max Tire - Goodyear Tires

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  • Nov 24, 2009

    Tested: When Round and Black Becomes Lean and Green I Tire Rack

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  • Aug 28, 2009

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