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GT Radial Champiro UHP1 Tire Review & Rating

The Champiro UHP1 from GT Radial is designed as an ultra-high performance tire for summer driving use. Engineered for drivers of sport coupes and luxury sedans, the UHP1 is all about delivering more powerful cornering, faster braking and increased traction on wet or dry pavement.

A high performance silica tread compound with larger shoulder blocks provides solid dry or wet traction. It also enhances cornering abilities that you would normally expect to find only on tires costing much more. Reviews from drivers speak highly of how this tire grips the corners.

GT Radial Champiro UHP1 Tires

The tire's continuous center rib makes the steering more responsive and crisp, while also increasing straight line stability throughout the speed range. Four circumferential grooves and numerous lateral grooves evacuate water from under the tread and reduce the risk of hydroplaning.

An optimized tread pitch sequence virtually eliminates road noise and adds more driving comfort in town or out on the open highway. Inside the tire you will find steel belted construction that adds strength and durability, as well as promoting more even tread wear. The UHP1 is available in a wide range of sizes and V or W-speed ratings.

Pros

  • Excellent dry and wet traction and braking
  • Cornering grip is outstanding
  • Exceptional value and performance for a very low price

Cons

  • Not for driving when temps drop below 40 degrees

Overall Thoughts

We really like the high performance UHP1 for many different reasons, most notably due to its outstanding grip in the corners, as well as its traction and braking on dry or wet pavement. The tire provides excellent steering response overall feel. Perhaps the best part is the cheap price. Comparable tires from Michelin or Bridgestone are twice the price if not more in some cases. Overall, expect to find good performance for a great price.

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What Vehicles Will The GT Radial UHP1 Fit?

Fits these vehicles and many others:

  • Chevrolet Cobalt, Malibu, Impala
  • Chrysler PT Cruiser
  • Dodge Caliber, Charger
  • Ford Focus, Edge, Fusion, Mustang
  • Honda CR-V, Accord, Civic
  • Mazda 6, 3, CX-7
  • Nissan Sentra, Altima
  • Toyota Camry, Corolla
  • Volkswagen Golf

Tire Sizes

16"

195/55R16 91V BSW
205/55ZR16 94W BSW
205/55R16 91V BSW
215/55ZR16 97W BSW
225/55ZR16 99W BSW

17"

205/40ZR17XL 84W B
205/45ZR17XL 88W B
205/50ZR17XL 93W B
215/45ZR17XL 91W B
215/50ZR17XL 95W B
225/45ZR17XL 94W B
225/50ZR17XL 98W B
235/45ZR17XL 97W B

18"

225/40ZR18XL 92W B
225/45ZR18XL 95W B
235/40ZR18XL 95W B
245/40ZR18XL 97W B
245/45ZR18XL 100W B

Price Range

Prices on the UHP1 range from approximately $78 and up. You may also find occasional rebates, discounts, coupons and special offers on this tire.

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Warranty

The UHP1 comes with a limited tread warranty. Tire uniformity is guaranteed for the first 2/32 inch of wear. Materials and workmanship are warranted for 5-years include free replacement during the first 2/32 inch of wear. A prorated amount is given for the remaining time period or until the tire reaches the final 2/32 inch of tread depth.


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GT Radial Champiro UHP1 Reviewed by Tire Reviews And More Rating: 4