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GOODRIDE

SW608

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Tested by Kal

GOODRIDE

SW608

Tested by Kal

Tread Warranty: 50,000 KM

Size: 165/70R13 79 T

Category: winter

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$67.73

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Good winter tires shouldn't drain your bank account but instead provide surefootedness and affordability. Goodrides's SW608 is a prime example of that. This winter tire excelled in testing when braking in ice and snow and also attained top marks while handling in slush. It's performance is slightly compromised when cornering in the dry cold, but overall the tire gets the best scores for resisting hydroplaning over standing water, providing low rollling resistance, and keeping road noise to a minimum. The tire's aggressie V-shaped tread design combined with deep grooves dispel snow and water, while the directional tire sipes maximize the contact patch. Goodride's SW608 presents a significant value in a high-traction winter tire that's only available at Kal Tire.

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"A good value winter tire. Drives well enough and is reasonably capable in winter conditions."
Independent Tester, Professional Driver

? Summer vs Winter Tests

? Independent & Objective Testing

?Summer vs Winter Tests

BRAKING

We varied our approach speeds by driving surface and by season for two reasons. First, this represents how most Canadians would normally drive on that surface in each season. Second, testing in both seasons provides an indication of how a tire's performance will be affected by road temperature.

CORNERING

To understand how road surface temperatures affect the cornering performance of a tire, our cornering tests are completed in both summer conditions (dry and wet pavement, and gravel roads) and winter conditions (dry, wet and icy pavement). Please note that slush is also tested but completed in a specific slush cornering test..

?Independent & Objective Testing

The independent tire testers conducted extensive tests to determine how the tires in our core line-up perform in a range of conditions in both summer and winter. To maintain neutrality, no driver knew the specifics of the tires they were testing each time. All results were analyzed and processed by the testing group and then provided to Kal Tire for sharing with our customers.

Summer

Braking

  • Dry -
  • Wet -
  • Gravel -

Cornering

  • Dry -
  • Wet -
  • Gravel -

Road Noise

  • Road Noise -

Hydroplane Resistance

  • Hydroplane Resistance -

Mud Acceleration

  • Mud Acceleration -

Rolling Resistance

  • Rolling Resistance -

Winter

Braking

  • Dry
  • Wet
  • Snow
  • Ice

Cornering

  • Dry
  • Wet
  • Snow
  • Ice

Road Noise

  • Road Noise

Hydroplane Resistance

  • Hydroplane Resistance

Slush Handling

  • Straight Line
  • Cornering

Rolling Resistance

  • Rolling Resistance
 

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