Goodyear Excellence

Dry Grip 79%
Wet Grip 71%
Road Feedback 72%
Handling 71%
Wear 73%
Comfort 74%
Buy again 62%

The Goodyear Excellence is a Premium Touring Summer tyre designed to be fitted to Passenger Car

This tyre has been replaced by the Goodyear EfficientGrip

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Tyre review data from 117 tyre reviews averaging 72% over 2,524,856 miles driven.

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Size Fuel Wet Noise Weight
195/65 R15 91H XL   E C 68 8.80kgs
195/65 R15 91H XL TOYOTA E C 68 8.89kgs
195/55 R16 87H XL *RSC E B 67 10.20kgs
195/55 R16 87V XL *RSC E B 67 10.20kgs
215/60 R16 95V   C C 69 9.59kgs
245/40 R17 91W XL MOEXTENDED F B 67 12.26kgs
215/45 R17 87V XL MO F C 69 9.78kgs
225/45 R17 91Y XL MOEXTENDED E C 68 10.88kgs
225/45 R17 91W XL MOEXTENDED E C 68 10.84kgs
225/50 R17 98W XL   E C 70 13.55kgs
215/55 R17 94W   C C 69 9.82kgs
215/55 R17 98V XL   C B 69 11.56kgs
225/55 R17 97Y XL * E C 69 10.89kgs
225/55 R17 97W XL * E C 69 10.89kgs
225/55 R17 97Y XL *RSC E B 70 14.20kgs
235/55 R17 99V XL AO E B 68 12.63kgs
245/55 R17 102V XL *RSC E B 71 16.83kgs
245/55 R17 102W XL *RSC E B 71 16.83kgs
235/65 R17 104W XL AO E B 70 13.80kgs
245/45 R18 96Y XL *RSC F B 68 14.75kgs
235/60 R18 107W XL AO C C 69 13.69kgs
235/60 R18 103W XL AO E C 69 13.76kgs
245/40 R19 94Y XL *RSC E C 70 13.50kgs
245/40 R19 98Y XL *RSC E B 69 13.51kgs
275/40 R19 101Y XL *RSC E C 70 16.65kgs
245/45 R19 98Y XL *RSC E C 70 14.92kgs
255/45 R19 104Y XL AOE E C 69 15.89kgs
235/55 R19 101W XL AO C C 69 13.69kgs
275/35 R20 102Y XL *RSC E C 70 15.75kgs
275/35 R20 102Y XL *RSC E C 73 15.75kgs
245/40 R20 99Y XL *RSC E C 69 14.04kgs
245/40 R20 99Y XL *RSC E C 69 14.89kgs
245/40 R20 99Y XL *RSC E C 69 14.89kgs
275/40 R20 106Y XL   C C 70 15.84kgs
255/45 R20 101W XL AO E B 70 14.00kgs

Questions and Answers for the Goodyear Excellence

2017-02-07 - Hi, can anyone tell me if this is a directional tyre or not? I need one for a full size spare wheel, which should ideally NOT be directional.

The Goodyear Excellent is an asymmetric tyre.

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Size Price Range  
225/45 R17 £89.80 - £112.92 (19 Prices) Compare Prices >>
Available in 19 tyre sizes - View all.

Top Goodyear Excellence Review

BMW 730d (225/45 R17) on mostly motorways for 52,000 average miles
Have this on BMW 730d from April 2009 (I know somebody will classify me as mad). Run for app. 52000 miles, 95% on highways. App. speed 150 km/h (app 94 mph). We use this car rarely, but tires still with no breaks on sides like described in some reviews. Changed them for same new set bought through internet site. Will see how will they perform and last.
203 - tyre reviewed on May 8, 2016   

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Given 52% while driving a BMW 318 (215/45 R17 W) on mostly town for 10,000 average miles
I drive my BMW E46 to Genting, the Goodyear Excellence gave me the lousy feedback, oversteered when in wet road running about 20-30 km/h. Tyre very very noisy.
16 - tyre reviewed on August 7, 2020   
Given 79% while driving a Honda Odyssey (215/55 R17) on mostly motorways for 2,800 average miles
Drive my car to phuket from singapore. To n fro ard 2800 km. Very happy with the performance. Comfortable and quiet.
18 - tyre reviewed on March 21, 2019   
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Given 71% while driving a BMW F11 M550d xDrive (245/40 R19 W) on mostly motorways for 9,000 average miles
These tyres came factory-fitted to a set of OEM rims. When I purchased them, they had already seen quite some miles and were in their third season. They had about 5,5 mm tread left. I was originally just interested in the rims but decided to give the tyres a chance as well. Let me also mention that these were the run-flat version of the Goodyear Excellence.

The tyres have impressed me. They are a bit noisy on rough asphalt like the one we usually have in Norway. But during a trip to Italy and on the Autobahn, noise was no issue. Dry grip is also fair. But when pushed, they will slip. As for wet performance; well I have had better tyres. They are quite OK but when going fast in heavy rain you notice that they will gradually loose contact. The good thing is that this happens gracefully so you do get some warnings.

All in all I can recommend the tyres if you are after all round performance and don't need tyres that excel under specific conditions.
5 - tyre reviewed on December 26, 2018   
Given 49% while driving a Land Rover Range Rover Sport (275/40 R20 W) on mostly motorways for 20,000 average miles
Tyre blew after about 20,000 miles and on inspection showed that the tyre had broken down and split around the inner rim.
For safety reasons have replaced with a set of Pirelli’s.
12 - tyre reviewed on August 30, 2018   
Given 70% while driving a BMW 520d Sport (245/40 R19 W) on mostly motorways for 5,000 average miles
Have had three of these tyres on the front of my BMW and all three have failed due to pothole damage.

Coincidence? I think not.
24 - tyre reviewed on April 22, 2018   

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