General Tires Grabber UHP Review

General Tires GRABBER UHP Full - 660x550

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The Good
  • Braking is fantastic in both dry and wet conditions
  • Great feedback when cornering
  • Hard to beat on value for money
The Bad
  • Noise picks up as tires start to wear
  • Not to be driven in wintry conditions exceeding light snow
Dry Traction91
Cornering Stability86
Steering Response87
Ride Quality81
Wet Performance87
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Are you on the hunt for a great summer tire that’s competitively priced, quiet and extremely responsive?Do you drive a performance pickup, a sport utility vehicle or a sport activity vehicle?

General Tires Grabber UHP is one of the top high-performance tires on the market for drivers of light trucks, crossovers and SUV’s.

But what is it about the Grabber UHP that makes them so special?

Well with an emphasis on traction, handling and control in dry and met conditions, the Grabber UHP effortlessly blends performance, value, and style together to deliver a piece of rubber that rises above the competition.

The Grabber UHP molds General Tires 2nd Generation, ultra-high performance silica compound into a directional tread design featuring wide shoulder blocks and a central V-shaped tread area to combine responsive handling that’s quick to react to any input with sticky dry road traction. And while traditionally ride comfort and steering response are direct trade offs to one another, the Grabber UHP manages to sacrifice neither to find the perfect balance for a smooth, satisfying and comfortable ride.

Won’t slip or slide in the wet

To improve traction in wet conditions and keep your car feeling stable and predictable in water, the Grabber UHP’s v-shaped grooves help sweep the water away from between the tire’s contact patch and the road surface to reduce any possibility of hydroplanning.

There’s no doubt about it, these tires will make your vehicle feel safer. Whip into a corner too quickly? No problem, it’ll hold. Have to change lanes suddenly? Don’t worry. The Grabber UHP will ensure your vehicle can confidently handle any rapid changes in direction or an emergency braking with ease.

General Tires GRABBER UHP Tread

And the tough sidewalls mean you can throw it around with little under or oversteer.

Oh, and did I mention they’re seductively good looking? The Grabber UHP’s appearance is sure to turn the heads of your fellow commuters and make other tires jealous.

With sizes available from 16-24 inches to fit almost any application, the Grabber UHP is a sports trucks drivers best friend.

Noise-wise, there have been some complaints that these tires can get a bit rowdy as they start to wear. And if you dare to drive with these tires on in wintry conditions exceeding very light snow, you’re only asking for trouble.

But beside that, General Tires Grabber UHP is a great choice for anyone wanting solid overall capability. They greatly increase steering, braking is excellent on both dry and wet conditions, cornering is superb with great feedback, and the traction on both wet and dry roads exceeds expectations. So what’s not to like?

Author: Cian Kelly

I'm a 23 year old driving addict, car fanatic and writer. I spend most my time rallying around the wet roads of the Irish countryside and producing engaging and informative content for local car dealers.

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