Good when I first got it BUT...
I bought these tyres via Tyresales and had them mounted and aligned at a well known shop. I gave this tyre a good review previously because I was very please with their performance. However, after owning them for slightly over a year, I have some negatives to share.
Firstly the good:
Tyre wears well and had good grip wet and dry. I'm much more confident driving with these tyres than my previous Bridgestones or Toyos. I use my car for daily driving and never went offroad with this set of tyres.
The bad (or unfortunate, in my case):
These tyres are really awesome.
I bought a set of Goodyear efficient grips for my MQ Triton back in May 2019. I've done 10,000kms on them and they are still going great. They create a slightly different noise to the Bridgestone ones the vehicle came with but this is not an issue and you have to listen out for it the noise is that faint.
They are grippy in wet or dry conditions. They make the vehicle grip very well in cornering. Breaking is also very good. They also appear to wear quite well. I am very hard on my tyres because I corner too aggressively. The shoulders at 10,000 do not have any noticeable wear.
I would recommend these tyres to anyone with a Triton like mine who does not go off road.
OEM Goodyear tyre on Greatwall X200
Ive done 133,000 plus kilometres on my Greatwall and haven't change my tyres on these Goodyear 235/65/R17 104H Wrangler tyres since I bought the GW brandnew. I am looking to replace them these week with same brand. Is this oem specs i had on my GW similar to efficientgrip?
Purchased in November 2011.
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Goodyear EfficientGrip SUV Tyres 288/60R18
I needed a new set of rear tyres for my Nissan Navava ST-X ute as my last set of Toyo's had done 61,000kms and were badly worn. The Toyo tyres were excellent tyres and had been on from new but priced at $510 each i want something a little cheaper but also quality. The Goodyear had a very close pattern to the Toyo and its a trusted brand. As i drive long distances i don't like tire noise and i also need excellent grip in the wet when pulling onto main roads as a ute is rear light and can easily spin the tyres. I found the Goodyears quiet at speed and gave excellent grip in the wet and at $300 each a saving of $200 per wheel almost a bargain.
Purchased in June 2019 for A$329.00.
I have recently put these on my Mazda CX-7 (235/65R17). For the first time I instantly noticed a remarkable difference between tyres. These things are amazing! They are quite, but stick to the road like glue, I also have a new found confidence driving in the wet. They are very responsive and perform like a dream. I have previously had Bridgestone and Coopers on this car before, and these tyres are the clear winners!
Purchased in March 2019.
Brilliant Tyres For SUV
I put these tyres on my Ford Kuga in November 2015, they are now just over 2 years old with just over 25,000km on them. Got them rotated / balanced etc today and the shop reckons they are only about half worn. We do about 80% bitumen / 20% dirt, but that dirt portion is on some rather bad roads and they have survived without damage from sharp rocks or any punctures. The durability is exceptional!
I expected that with the increased tyre life, there would be a compromise on grip / handling etc, but this is not the case. Grip on both bitumen and...dirt is good, and grip in the wet is great - it is very reassuring to drive on these tyres. The initial purchase price is slightly higher than the competitors, but that is well worth it when you consider the value for money. I like these tyres so much, I insisted that my daughter buy them for her car - and offered to pay the difference between the cheap tyres she was going to get and the Efficientgrips.
Purchased in November 2015 at Beaurepairs.
Can’t beat these - best tyres I have ever purchased
Purchased my 2010 Subaru Outback Premium in 2015. They had brand new Goodyear Efficient grip tyres on them. Have driven 90,000 kms on these tyres - yes, 90,000 kms !!! 225 x 60 x 17 , driven mainly on rural bitumen sealed roads, no off-road stuff. Highway driving a lot. These tyres are amazing - quiet, comfortable, and incredibly safe and handled the road beautifully. Out to buy another set next week, would not even consider any other alternative. Top stuff Goodyear !!
About to put another set of these on. Brilliant SUV Tyres !!
Well my set have finally had it !!! Dayyam them!! 66,000 km after they went on they are almost down to the wear marks and I need to replace them within the next few weeks. But the time they get changed over they will have nearly 70,000 clicks on them. That's as good as you could possibly ever hope for, on a larger heavy AWD SUV. These are 245/55VR19's on a 2008 Toyota Kluger Grande. Most of my driving is on rural open bitumen roads, or on Freeways and Highways. I do a reasonable bit of driving on decent dirt roads. I don't do much off r...oading on poor surfaces. The roadholding and handling in both wet and dry conditions is excellent, as is their stopping ability. They are very quiet, regardless of the road surface, and they last a very long time. What more could someone possibly expect from a tyre? They aren't cheap, but you get what you pay for. I have previously had a couple of sets of the original Factory fitted Bridgestone Dueler DL400's and a set of Toyo's on this car. They were all good tyres, but I like the Goodyears better in every respect. I liked them so much in fact that I put a set on my wife's RAV 4 about 6 months ago and she didn't get any say in what tyres were going on her car. I will unhesitatingly be putting another set of these on the Kluger in a few weeks, irrespective of what specials or deals might be available on any other tyres.
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I've only had these for a few months but so far no complaints. I chose these based on the Choice review. Compared to the Yokohama Geolanders these replaced, they seem quieter and definitely handle better in the wet. Also, I got a fantastic price and good service from the Goodyear dealer in Essendon. Time will tell how well they wear but happy so far.
The quietest SUV tires.
The noise is much smaller than the original tyre, and it's much more comfortable. began to press the hand, feel the sidewall is soft, thin, feel so big brand design should be justified. When the daily road bumps, the impact of the tire is more obvious, cushioning the general. Linear stability is good, neutral sense, the lane change, the body's response is also restored faster, dry ground control performance, grip strong, side tilt small, safe feeling strong; The wetland steering response is sensitive, the front/rear balance is good, the side tilt is small, the pile is smooth, the grip is better and more secure.
I have done only 750km and I Contact Goodyear via email as i was not happy how they handle the corners.
i replaced my Bridgestone dueler 215/65 16 with 75000km and the old tyre they were handling better in dry and wet conditions than a brand new tyre. Dealer told me they Goodyear using a different compound.The Fact Goodyear send me an email of confirmation of my complain but they did not even made an effort to contact me with the solution or too see if there any faulty tyre.
Good durable Tyres which has served me well but in city driving and a little offloading in national parks. They were a little pricey but the two told me its worth spending a little more cash to get longevity and safety. Overall a good product happy to recommend for use
Quality you want for your family's safety.
Wow who knew what a difference good tyres are compared to just new. Feeling like you don't have to be super careful and drive ultra slow in pouring rain because you have slid out even with cheap brand new tyres before makes a huge difference. They seem to have tread a lot longer and still look brand new after a few months. Best tyres ever.
75,000kms out of previous EfficientGrips
Noticed very good handling when I put 4 x new EfficientGrips on a few years ago. I do a lot of highway/freeway driving on the Pacific Highway each month. Have got 75,000kms out of current set, will be replacing them next week with exact same tyres, very happy with them.
Great tyres, really suit my vehicle
Have these on my Audi Q5, have been great and will get at least 35,000km driving on dirt roads and sealed. They a give a quiet ride. Rotated every 10 to 15,000km they really have worn well for the amount dirt rd driving as well as towing. They are excellent tyres
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2 front tyres on Jeep Grand Cherokee need replacing after 18000k in less than a year on sealed roads. The wear is even so its not an alignment issue. Have used same tyre previously and got 60000k. Goodyear not interested. (Suggested the tyres were not purchased through them what ever that means) AAA tyres Castle Hill not offering anything special as compensation. Suggested to switching to another brand. Very disappointed with response from Goodyear and the dealer.
Perfect use have been used for 4years without problems
Good to use. No need to pump very often. Have been used for 4 years without change a new one. Perfect quality. I feel happy with this quality and will use this brand again in the future for my next car. Although the price is a little bit higher than other, it worthy.
I think these are good tyres
Did recently service at kmart and had to change the front two tyres. So i went for goodyear. Have noticed that the steering is batter and very easy to turn. Have used these tyres before as well and they were pretty good - lasted for couple of years. Durable tyres
I replaced the original factory tyres on my ix35 with these after getting about 55000km from said originals which I thought was pretty poor. I usually get in excess of 80000km out of a set of tyres. These tyres are quieter and definitely improve the handling. They were; however, very expensive. I hope to get considerable wear from them.
I had a set of the Efficient Grip SUV tyres fitted to our Subaru Forester before setting off on a trip around Australia. They replaced the original Yokohama tyres that had done about 47,000 Klms.
After 9 weeks and 16,000+klms, I'm very happy with the tyres.
The Efficient Grip tyres are quiet on the road and handled all weather and road conditions very well with no issues. The roads we drove were highways (NT speeds), back roads and national park unsealed roads (gravel, rocks, dirt, sand, corrugations etc. but no challenging 4WD stuff).
A...t the moment they're hardly showing any wear and I'd happily fit another set of these tyres when these finally wear out. 4/3/19 Update; I'm just about to replace the tyres after 45,000 kms. They may have a couple more thousand kms or so but time to get another set. I'll buy these again.
Purchased in May 2017 for A$960.00.
Questions & Answers
How can I tell the difference between the standard EFFICIENT GRIP and the EAGLE EFFICIENTGRIP?
I can't see anything on the tyre wall to show there EAGLES.
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