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Goodyear UltraGrip Performance 3

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Popular Vehicle Fitments :: Goodyear UltraGrip Performance 3

  • • Alfa Romeo Giulia
  • • Audi A6
  • • Audi S6
  • • BMW i4
  • • BMW 4 Series
  • • Cupra Formentor
  • • Tesla Model S
  • • Smart #1
  • • Toyota Aygo X
  • • Volvo C40
  • • Volvo XC40
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance 3


The Goodyear UltraGrip Performance 3 is a premium winter tire tailored for drivers who prioritize not just winter performance but also confidence in various cold weather conditions. From its design to its real-world testing, it's evident that Goodyear has invested significant effort in providing consumers with a dependable winter tire option.

Features & Benefits

  • Excellent Snow Performance: Provides reliable handling and traction on snow-covered roads.
  • Strong Wet Performance: Ensures optimal handling during wet conditions, which can be treacherous in winter.
  • Enhanced Braking: The UltraGrip Performance 3 offers improved braking capabilities on both snowy and dry roads.


  • Snow Protect Technology: This offers an increased sipe density, ensuring a multitude of gripping edges for unparalleled traction and grip.
  • Wet Braking+ Technology: Ensures better water dispersion, significantly reducing the risk of aquaplaning.
  • Innovative 3D Sipes: Located in the shoulder part of the tire, these sipes augment tire stiffness, thereby enhancing performance on dry roads.
  • Efficiency and Noise Reduction Technologies: These include features that reduce rolling resistance by up to 3% and reduce tire weight by up to 10%. Furthermore, the UltraGrip Performance 3 features a more aerodynamic sidewall shape and a new noise-cancelling pattern design, reducing interior noise by up to 36%. An upcoming addition of Goodyear’s SoundComfort Technology promises further noise reduction of up to 50%.
  • Wear-Resistant Tread Compound: This feature has been specially integrated to handle the extreme torque characteristic of electric vehicles.

Year Released

The Goodyear UltraGrip Performance 3 was launched in 2023. It serves as the successor to both the UltraGrip 9+ and the UltraGrip Performance+.

Regions Availability

This tire is currently available for purchase in Europe.

Vehicle Compatibility / Popular Vehicle Fitments

The Goodyear UltraGrip Performance 3 is versatile in its compatibility. It fits amongst a variety of vehicles, including:

  • Alfa Romeo Giulia
  • Audi A6/S6
  • BMW i4 M50
  • BMW 4-series Gran Coupé
  • Cupra Formentor
  • Tesla Model S Plaid
  • Smart #1
  • Toyota Aygo X
  • Volvo C40/XC40

Final Thoughts

The Goodyear UltraGrip Performance 3 marks a significant advancement in the realm of winter tires. Independent tests by reputable bodies such as Auto Motor und Sport and Auto Express provide insights into its strengths and areas of potential improvement. The tire shines notably in snowy conditions, especially with its braking capabilities and snow handling. However, it does have room for further enhancement in aspects like aquaplaning resistance and steering precision.

It's important for potential buyers to consider the environment and driving conditions they most frequently encounter. Those who experience significant snowfall will undoubtedly appreciate the UltraGrip Performance 3's snow capabilities. Meanwhile, those in regions with wetter winters might value its wet performance specialty.

Ultimately, Goodyear's effort to cater to a broad spectrum of winter driving needs is commendable. The UltraGrip Performance 3 stands as a testament to their commitment to innovation and safety.

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Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Goodyear / UltraGrip Performance 3
Car Type
Rim Diameter
14 / 15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 / 21 "
175 / 185 / 195 / 205 / 215 / 225 / 235 / 245 / 255 / 265 / 275 / 285 / 295 mm
Aspect Ratio
30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 %
Special Features
Mud and Snow
Extra Load
Speed and Load
Speed Index
H (max 130 mph) ... W (max 168 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)

Goodyear / UltraGrip Performance 3 Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features Load range Utqg Ply rating Price
R14 175/65 R14 82T 175/65 R14 82T
R14 175/65 R14 86T XL 175/65 R14 86T XL XL
R15 175/65 R15 84T 175/65 R15 84T
R15 175/65 R15 88T XL 175/65 R15 88T XL XL
R15 185/60 R15 84T 185/60 R15 84T
R15 185/60 R15 88T XL 185/60 R15 88T XL XL
R15 185/65 R15 88T 185/65 R15 88T
R15 185/65 R15 92T XL 185/65 R15 92T XL XL
R15 195/65 R15 91H 195/65 R15 91H
R15 195/65 R15 91T 195/65 R15 91T
R15 195/65 R15 95T XL 195/65 R15 95T XL XL
R16 195/55 R16 87H 195/55 R16 87H
R16 195/55 R16 87T 195/55 R16 87T
R16 195/55 R16 91H XL 195/55 R16 91H XL XL
R16 195/60 R16 93H XL 195/60 R16 93H XL XL
R16 205/45 R16 83H 205/45 R16 83H
R16 205/55 R16 91H 205/55 R16 91H
R16 205/55 R16 91T 205/55 R16 91T
R16 205/55 R16 94H XL 205/55 R16 94H XL XL
R16 205/55 R16 94V XL 205/55 R16 94V XL XL
R16 205/60 R16 92H 205/60 R16 92H
R16 205/60 R16 92T 205/60 R16 92T
R16 205/60 R16 96H XL 205/60 R16 96H XL XL
R16 205/60 R16 96V XL 205/60 R16 96V XL XL
R16 215/45 R16 90V XL 215/45 R16 90V XL XL
R16 215/55 R16 97H XL 215/55 R16 97H XL XL
R16 215/60 R16 99H XL 215/60 R16 99H XL XL
R16 215/65 R16 98H 215/65 R16 98H
R16 215/65 R16 102H XL 215/65 R16 102H XL XL
R17 175/65 R17 87H 175/65 R17 87H
R17 205/40 R17 84V XL 205/40 R17 84V XL XL
R17 205/45 R17 88V XL 205/45 R17 88V XL XL
R17 205/50 R17 93H XL 205/50 R17 93H XL XL
R17 205/50 R17 93V XL 205/50 R17 93V XL XL
R17 205/55 R17 95V XL 205/55 R17 95V XL XL
R17 215/45 R17 91V XL 215/45 R17 91V XL XL
R17 215/50 R17 95V XL 215/50 R17 95V XL XL
R17 215/55 R17 98V XL 215/55 R17 98V XL XL
R17 225/45 R17 91H 225/45 R17 91H
R17 225/45 R17 94H XL 225/45 R17 94H XL XL
R17 225/45 R17 94V XL 225/45 R17 94V XL XL
R17 225/50 R17 94H 225/50 R17 94H
R17 225/50 R17 98H XL 225/50 R17 98H XL XL
R17 225/50 R17 98V XL 225/50 R17 98V XL XL
R17 225/55 R17 97H 225/55 R17 97H
R17 225/55 R17 101V XL 225/55 R17 101V XL XL
R17 235/45 R17 97V XL 235/45 R17 97V XL XL
R17 235/55 R17 103V XL 235/55 R17 103V XL XL
R18 175/60 R18 85H 175/60 R18 85H
R18 195/55 R18 93H XL 195/55 R18 93H XL XL
R18 215/40 R18 89V 215/40 R18 89V
R18 215/45 R18 93V XL 215/45 R18 93V XL XL
R18 215/50 R18 92V 215/50 R18 92V
R18 225/40 R18 92V XL 225/40 R18 92V XL XL
R18 225/40 R18 92W XL 225/40 R18 92W XL XL
R18 225/45 R18 95V XL 225/45 R18 95V XL XL
R18 225/50 R18 99V XL 225/50 R18 99V XL XL
R18 235/40 R18 95V XL 235/40 R18 95V XL XL
R18 235/45 R18 98V XL 235/45 R18 98V XL XL
R18 235/50 R18 101V XL 235/50 R18 101V XL XL
R18 245/40 R18 97V XL 245/40 R18 97V XL XL
R18 245/40 R18 97W XL 245/40 R18 97W XL XL
R18 245/45 R18 100V XL 245/45 R18 100V XL XL
R18 255/40 R18 99V XL 255/40 R18 99V XL XL
R18 255/45 R18 103V XL 255/45 R18 103V XL XL
R19 225/40 R19 93W XL 225/40 R19 93W XL XL
R19 225/45 R19 96V XL 225/45 R19 96V XL XL
R19 235/35 R19 91W XL 235/35 R19 91W XL XL
R19 235/40 R19 96V XL 235/40 R19 96V XL XL
R19 235/45 R19 99V XL 235/45 R19 99V XL XL
R19 235/50 R19 103V XL 235/50 R19 103V XL XL
R19 245/35 R19 93W XL 245/35 R19 93W XL XL
R19 245/40 R19 98V XL 245/40 R19 98V XL XL
R19 245/45 R19 102V XL 245/45 R19 102V XL XL
R19 255/35 R19 96W XL 255/35 R19 96W XL XL
R19 255/40 R19 100V XL 255/40 R19 100V XL XL
R19 255/45 R19 104V XL 255/45 R19 104V XL XL
R19 285/30 R19 98W XL 285/30 R19 98W XL XL
R19 285/40 R19 107V XL 285/40 R19 107V XL XL
R20 235/45 R20 100W XL 235/45 R20 100W XL XL
R20 245/35 R20 98V 245/35 R20 98V
R20 245/45 R20 103V XL 245/45 R20 103V XL XL
R20 255/35 R20 97W XL 255/35 R20 97W XL XL
R20 255/35 R20 100V 255/35 R20 100V
R20 255/40 R20 101W XL 255/40 R20 101W XL XL
R20 255/40 R20 103V 255/40 R20 103V
R20 255/45 R20 105V XL 255/45 R20 105V XL XL
R20 265/45 R20 108V XL 265/45 R20 108V XL XL
R20 275/35 R20 102W XL 275/35 R20 102W XL XL
R21 275/30 R21 98W XL 275/30 R21 98W XL XL
R21 295/35 R21 107V XL 295/35 R21 107V XL XL

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