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Goodyear UltraGrip 8 Performance

What people think:
Comfort Treadwear Price/Quality Wet Performance Dry Performance Handling
What we think:
BRAKING PASSENGER GRIP TRACTION HANDLING SPORT PERFORMANCE
CoreScore 79:
  • Participation of the tire models in professional tire tests and their test scores.
  • Consumer reviews on the top tire selling websites.
    We gather such data as the numbers of reviews and the ultimate score of the tire model on numerous tire-related websites such as amazon, tirerack, oponeo, simpletire, market.yandex, tyrereviews, and others.
  • Reviews written by the visitors to our website tiresvote.com.

Value, max: 100

Popularity of the model 22:
  • Year of manufacture.
  • The premium brand factor .
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  • The number of times the tire was involved in professional tire tests.
  • The fact of the tire being on the bestseller lists on such reputed websites as amazon, tirerack, oponeo, simpletire, and others.
  • The number of tire types and sizes .

Value, max: unlimited
Value, average: 27

Key Facts

  • Official web page
  • Many sizes of this line have been discontinued.
  • This tire has been replaced by Goodyear / UltraGrip Performance 2
  • Available Sizes in Line: 25
  • Original Equipment (OE) tires for:
    • • BMW 5 Series VII (G30/G31) [2016 .. 2020]
    • • Volkswagen Touareg II (CR) [2018 .. 2023]
    • • Audi Q7 4M Facelift [2019 .. 2023]
    • • Ford Puma II (J2K) [2019 .. 2023]
    • • BMW 2 Series Active Tourer F45 [2014 .. 2018]
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We spent several hours reading reviews from experts and tire owners. In summary, this is what people think about Goodyear UltraGrip 8 Performance. You can agree with these conclusions by voting for any item:

Reasons to buy vote if agree

– The proud owners said that these tires had outstanding ride comfort, smoothness and were quiet.
– The drivers said this tire exceeded their expectations, especially in terms of wet traction and hydroplaning resistance.
– The tire's price is considered by many as well worth it for the performance.
– Some satisfied drivers wrote that this tire had tons of grip on snow, and he felt extremely safe.

Reasons not to buy

– The tire is expensive, according to the reviewers.

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Goodyear UltraGrip 8 Performance Rating scores from other platforms:

Tyrereviews Source
83.0 out of 100
Based on:
9 customer ratings
100,000 miles driven
Oponeo Source
4.5 out of 5
Based on:
70 customer ratings
595,000 miles driven
Goodyear UltraGrip 8 Performance



Description

Our best ultra high-performance tire for powerful winter traction and handling in freezing rain, snow, slush, and ice.

  • Winter Braking (Numerous sipes with biting edges help provide superior braking power on hard-packed snow and ice)
  • Snow Traction (Saw-shaped center rib helps grip snow-covered roads for enhanced snow traction)
  • Winter Traction (Optimized polymer blend and silica tread compound help maintain flexibility and provide consistent grip at low temperatures)
  • Ultra Wet Traction (Directional tread pattern helps channel water away from the tire surface for confident grip on wet and slushy roads)

Goodyear UltraGrip 8 Performance Latest News

  • Aug 26, 2014
    Video

    Tyre Goodyear Ultragrip 8 Performance

    Goodyear UltraGrip Performance 8 is an upper premium class winter tyre designed for passanger. If you expect highest performance with handling and maximum grip at low temperatures this tyre will suit you best. UltraGrip Performance 8 is a high performance tyre made for high performance driving.

  • Sep 06, 2012
    Video

    Goodyear UltraGrip 8 Performance Launch Video

    Goodyear launch the Goodyear UltraGrip 8 Performance - a high performance winter tyre for sizes 16" and above which replaces the Goodyear UltraGrip Performance 2.


Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Goodyear / UltraGrip 8 Performance
Car Type
Season
Winter
Rim Diameter
15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 "
Width
195 / 205 / 215 / 225 / 235 / 245 / 255 / 285 mm
Aspect Ratio
35 / 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 %
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 / UltraGrip 8 Performance Sizes & Specifications

Note! Many sizes of this line have been discontinued.

Rim Model Size Index Features Load range Max inflation pressure Overall diameter Sidewall styling Approved rim width Measured rim width Tread depth Max load Utqg Section width Revs per mile Price
R16 195/55 R16 87H 195/55 R16 87H SL 51 24.4 BW 5.5 - 7.0 6.0 10.0 1,201 7.9 857.0
R16 205/60 R16 92H 205/60 R16 92H
R16 205/65 R16 95H 205/65 R16 95H
From 104.7
R16 215/55 R16 93H 215/55 R16 93H
R16 215/60 R16 99V XL 215/60 R16 99V XL
From 196.9
R16 235/60 R16 100H 235/60 R16 100H SL 51 27.1 BW 6.5 - 8.5 7.0 11.0 1,764 9.5 772.0
R17 205/45 R17 88V XL 205/45 R17 88V XL
From 112.3
R17 205/50 R17 93V XL 205/50 R17 93V XL XL 50 25.1 BW 5.5 - 7.5 6.5 11.0 1,433 8.4 832.0
R17 215/45 R17 91V XL 215/45 R17 91V XL XL 50 24.7 BW 7.0 - 8.0 7.0 11.0 1,356 8.4 846.0
R17 215/50 R17 95V XL 215/50 R17 95V XL
From 114.0
R17 215/55 R17 98V XL 215/55 R17 98V XL XL 50 26.3 BW 6.0 - 7.5 7.0 11.0 1,653 8.9 795.0
From 113.3
R17 215/60 R17 96H 215/60 R17 96H
From 137.2
R17 225/45 R17 91H 225/45 R17 91H
R17 225/45 R17 94V XL 225/45 R17 94V XL XL 50 25.0 BW 7.0 - 8.5 7.5 11.0 1,477 8.9 837.0
From 120.2
R17 225/50 R17 98V XL 225/50 R17 98V XL
From 120.4
R17 225/55 R17 97H 225/55 R17 97H
From 123.7
R17 235/45 R17 97V XL 235/45 R17 97V XL XL 50 25.4 BW 7.5 - 9.0 8.0 11.0 1,609 9.3 824.0
R17 245/45 R17 99V XL 245/45 R17 99V XL XL 50 25.7 BW 7.5 - 9.0 8.0 10.0 1,709 9.6 814.0
R18 225/40 R18 92V 225/40 R18 92V
From 180.3
R18 225/40 R18 92V XL 225/40 R18 92V XL
From 86.6
R18 235/50 R18 101V XL 235/50 R18 101V XL XL 50 27.3 BW 6.5 - 8.5 7.5 11.0 1,819 9.7 766.0
R18 245/45 R18 100H XL 245/45 R18 100H XL
From 184.3
R18 245/45 R18 100V XL 245/45 R18 100V XL XL 50 26.7 BW 7.5 - 9.0 8.0 11.0 1,764 9.6 784.0
From 173.5
R18 255/60 R18 108H 255/60 R18 108H SL 51 30.0 BW 7.0 - 9.0 7.5 11.0 2,205 10.2 696.0
From 133.8
R20 285/45 R20 112V XL 285/45 R20 112V XL XL 50 BW 9.0 - 10.5 9.5 11.0 2,469 11.2 695.0
From 225.8

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Questions and Answers

  • Aug 26, 2014
    Video

    Tyre Goodyear Ultragrip 8 Performance

    Goodyear UltraGrip Performance 8 is an upper premium class winter tyre designed for passanger. If you expect highest performance with handling and maximum grip at low temperatures this tyre will suit you best. UltraGrip Performance 8 is a high performance tyre made for high performance driving.

  • Sep 06, 2012
    Video

    Goodyear UltraGrip 8 Performance Launch Video

    Goodyear launch the Goodyear UltraGrip 8 Performance - a high performance winter tyre for sizes 16" and above which replaces the Goodyear UltraGrip Performance 2.