A staple American company for over 100 years, they are the 3rd largest tire company in the world (after Bridgestone and Michelin). You can also find their Tire Centers all over the country for a variety of automobile services in addition to tire sales. Large venders such as Walmart sell a branded versions, but of lesser quality (best tire prices sometimes sacrafice quality.)
Fortuera TripleTread (SUV)
(review coming soon)
Goodyear has three primary types of tire that you'll notice associated with each tire model. They are:
Goodyear TripleTread has an 'Ice Zone' with interlocking tread pattern. The theory is that this enhances the gripping power on icy or slick roads.
A 'Water Zone' has deeply carved grooves (Aquachannel™) that helps propel water off the tread and away from the tire. Finally an 'Outer Dry Zone' has tread reinforcement that increases maneuverability on dry pavement
A layer between the tread and the belts provide an average of 20% more cushion than standard passenger tires.
This is a claim made by Goodyear that is from 'Industry Data' (whatever that is). Tread blocks are densely packed to provide a smoother and more comfortable ride. Enhanced compound Helps provide long tread life
A 'Fuel-Saving Tread Compound' is said to reduce energy loss from the tire and save 2,600 miles per 4,000 kilometers worth of gas over the life of the tire.
Here's the goodyear footnote on that statement:
It's a strange statement from Goodyear. We did the simple math and 4,000 kilometers equals 2,485 miles. If you figure this one out let us know. Nevertheless, read what people that own this type of tire say, then proceed to your Goodyear tire retailer with questions.
Moving forward... Wet Tread Zone with Dual Aquachannel® Grooves help to evacuate water from the treads for improved traction in wet conditions.
Dry Tread Zone with Solid Shoulder Blocks are said to enhance handling and traction for better maneuvering in dry conditions. 'Zig-Zagging Micro Grooves' and 'Center Tread Notches' improve grip on the road wet conditions and light snow.
Among the highest reviewed tires for rainy conditions... (read more)
Also, please read our review of the Goodyear Credit Card.
For a more information (and a sales pitchy angle) you can view the Goodyear Tire Buying Guide. Be sure to come back and click on our review pages to hear what the buying public are saying about these tires.
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WALMART GOODYEAR VIVA
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No thank you On Goodyears
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Purchased these tires two years ago,even though they were expensive I figured it would be worth it for peace of mind. After driving 5000 miles total …
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Goodyear Assurance Comfortread have a short life. Not rated yet
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Sucky tires! Not rated yet
I purchased 4 Goodyear tires exactly 2 years ago and have had problems with them ever since. Very uneven wear and extremely poor traction!! I am not a …
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I am so happy with the Goodyear Tracker 2 tires I Just bought . They are so nice to ride on. For the price they are selling for on Walmart, they are quite …
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I've had the Goodyear Assurance tires on my 2006 Toyota Highlander for 6000 miles. They ride smoothly, noiselessly, comfortably, and handle perfectly! …
Awesome Warranty Service Not rated yet
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Camry Hybrid Conservative driver All road conditions Very noisy Hate the new tires. Had Michelin before.
Assurance Tripletred - Good Traction Not rated yet
I just wanted to thank Goodyear for putting the Assurance Tripletred on the roads. i drive a 2006 Nissan Altima without ABS. The traction provided is impressive …
Goodyear Comfort Assurance Tread Not rated yet
After my Goodyear Triple Tread tires wore out on my Subaru Outback wagon, I downgraded a bit due to cost and bought the Goodyear Comfort Assurance tires. …
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