Goodride SW608

The Goodride SW608 is a Touring Winter tyre designed to be fitted to Passenger Cars.

Tyre review data from 9 tyre reviews averaging 61% over 47,204 miles driven, and 8 tests with an average result of 25th.

Dry Grip 76%
Wet Grip 71%
Road Feedback 68%
Handling 60%
Wear 59%
Comfort 68%
Buy again 57%
Snow Grip 50%
Ice Grip 40%

The SW608 is ranked 79th of 96 Winter Touring tyres.

Tests Included

8

Best Result

11th

Worst Result

49th

Average Result

25th

Latest Tyre Test Results

2023 Sports Cars Winter Tyre Test
11th of 12 tyres
  • Very favorable price, good comfort.
  • Dangerous budget tire with significantly limited adhesion and little lateral guidance on snow and ice, unbalanced driving behavior, extended wet/dry braking distances.
  • Not recommended.
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15 inch
215/70R15 98 HDC72
215/70R15 98 HDC72
215/70R15 98 HDC72
15C inch
195/70R15C 104/102 RDC73
195/70R15C 104/102 RDC73
195/70R15C 104/102 RDC73
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Top 3 Goodride SW608 Reviews

Given 47% while driving a BMW 520i (225/45 R17) on a combination of roads for 6,000 average miles
So. After 6000 miles time to change! The worst tyres that I have!
Helpful 58 - tyre reviewed on November 21, 2019
Given 36% while driving a Mercedes Benz CLK 270 CDI (225/45 R17) on a combination of roads for 6,000 average miles
Bought these in the hopes of positive reviews read on here. I DO NOT RECOMMEND THESE at all for anyone actually living in snowy climates, these would only make sense for people who get snow a few days a year and are on a budget. The DOTs were new, the rear ones were made in 2019 and front ones 2020. Grip on snow is almost non existant, if there was even the slightest hint of a hill you always had to think whether you have enough speed and momentum to get up the mountain. Grip on dry and wet condtions is okay - nothing to boast about, but will do the job for regular street cars. The front tires still look almost new, while the rear ones are almost non existent - less than 2mm of thread. (This is probably because of spirited driving/snow drifting, but something to consider still) Overall - buy only if you get snow a couple of days in a year and are on a budget!
Helpful 38 - tyre reviewed on September 12, 2021
Given 57% while driving a Ford Fiesta (195/65 R15) on mostly town for 4 average miles
I bought a used set of these tires on rims fore winter use on my Fiesta. The wheels were purchased originally for a Focus. I paid 40% of the cost of new and these had only been used for one winter.My original thougts after using them in the snow was that they were acceptable but I wouldn't push them to the limit, as they are still no where near as good as the better tires. This will be my third winetr with them, but I will replace them next winetr for a much better quality winter tire, as these are sounded noisy on the road now and certainly do not grip as well as the better tires.
Helpful 106 - tyre reviewed on December 12, 2014
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Latest Goodride SW608 Reviews

Given 78% while driving a Ford Fiesta ST180 (205/40 R17) on a combination of roads for 6,200 spirited miles
Needed urgently to buys some winter tires is this rare size, there was only 3-5 options, so choose the cheapest ones, and it was those tires. And I was very surprised, brand new they got much more grip on wet and dry then my summers Barum bravuris 3hm. Then come the winter, still no issues, very good handling and grip. A bit worse when outer temperature go over +7C, with my driving style it start to slide a bit in corners. It is my second winter season on them, definitely going to buy them again, for such money I got more then I expected and in fully satisfy my needs. Negative is maybe treadwear, new one got 7.7mm, now on almost end of second season aprox 5-6mm left.
Helpful 21 - tyre reviewed on February 2, 2023
Given 45% while driving a Honda 1.6 I DTEC (225/45 R17) on mostly town for 0 easy going miles
Garbage winter tires. Less than 500km on tires and I can't drive up a steep hill.
Helpful 29 - tyre reviewed on December 24, 2021
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Given 76% while driving a Opel Vivaro (215/65 R16) on a combination of roads for 22,000 average miles
Got these on business van and they were fitted true whole year. In start I was very sceptical but later on I was pleasantly surprised. Dry and wet grip is good, but they are very noisy on motorway. Cornering and wear is also good, even in hot summer days. Excellent value for money but don't except miracles from this tyre. If you are on a budget or have an older car, this is a tyre for you.
Helpful 51 - tyre reviewed on January 22, 2019
Given 74% while driving a Fiat 500 (185/45 R15) on mostly town for 0 average miles
I bought the Goodride for my city car Fiat 500. On dry conditions in temperature below 0° in emergency breaking they were excellent. In wet snow without any problems. The noise is a bit louder than summer tires i use (Continental)
Helpful 61 - tyre reviewed on November 5, 2018
Given 76% while driving a Chevrolet Lacetti (195/55 R15 H) on a combination of roads for 2,000 average miles
I don’t normally buy cheap Chinese tyres but they were a very good price (with set of steel rims) so took a punt. Excellent value for money and a good tyre – quiet, comfortable, economical and general grip in dry, wet and snow in particular very good.
Helpful 64 - tyre reviewed on January 21, 2013
Given 83% while driving a Volkswagen Passat (225/45 R17) on a combination of roads for 5,000 average miles
Cheap tire. Good grip in snow.
Helpful 58 - tyre reviewed on April 11, 2012