General Grabber UHP Tire Review & Rating
The General Grabber UHP is General Tire’s high performance summer model that is designed to provide a high level of traction and grip to go with better overall ride comfort. Engineered for sport trucks and SUV’s, the UHP focus is all about performance.
General uses a 2nd generation silica tread compound that is matched up with a directional tread pattern to increase dry and wet traction. Wide shoulder blocks with multiple edges combine with unique V-shaped grooves to enhance dry pavement traction and cornering grip, which is an area that this tire excels in.
On wet pavement, the V-shaped grooves also work to evacuate water from under the tread. The results are better handling and grip, as well as reducing the risk of hydroplaning. This is another area where this tire does quite well.
Inside the tire you will find two steel belts that are reinforced with a jointless wrapped nylon for added strength and durability throughout the speed zone. They also promote more even tread wear and a longer lifespan. General has sizes available from 16-24 inches to fit most any application. T, H, V and W-speed ratings are also available.
- Outstanding traction on dry or wet pavement
- Cornering grip and steering response are excellent
- Ride is smooth and comfortable
- Aggressive good looks
- Good value for the money
- Tires have been noisy for some drivers as they wear down
- Not suited for winter driving conditions
These General UHP tires provide some of the best straight line and cornering performance of any street SUV or truck tire you’ll find available today. You’ll love the grip they give, and the ride is surprisingly comfortable for this type of high-performance tire.
We would advise against driving these when winter rolls around if you live in a part of the country that sees any snow because traction is not good. Then again, this is not a winter tire in the least. It’s designed to provide high performance on dry or wet road surfaces, and to that end it does a great job of it.
Overall, this is one of the top high performance street tires on the market for trucks/SUV’s. Highly recommended.
What Vehicles Will The General UHP Fit?
(This is not a complete list of ALL vehicles this tire will fit)
- Acura MDX
- BMW X5
- Cadillac SRX
- Chevrolet Suburban, Blazer, S10, Silverado, Tahoe
- Dodge Dakota, Ram, Durango
- Ford Escape, F-150, Sport Trac, Freestyle
- GMC Sonoma, Sierra
- Honda Element
- Hyundai Tucson, Santa Fe
- Jeep Grand Cherokee, Commander
- Land Rover Discovery, Range Rover
- Lexus LX470
- Mercedes-Benz ML320, ML500
- Mitsubishi Montero
- Nissan Xterra, Titan, Frontier, Pathfinder
- Porsche Cayenne
- Suzuki Grand Vitara
- Toyota Highlander, Tundra, RAV4
- Volkswagen Touareg, R32
255/65R-16 109H BSW
255/60R-17 106V BSW
275/55R-17 109V BSW
235/60R18XL 107V BSW
255/55R18XL 109W BSW
255/50R-19 XL 107W B
285/45R-19 XL 111W B
275/40R20XL 106W BSW
275/45-20XL 110V BSW
275/55R20XL 117V BSW
285/50R-20 112V BSW
295/45R20XL 114V BSW
295/50R20XL 118V BSW
305/40R22XL 114V BSW
305/45R22XL 118V BSW
305/40R23XL 115V BSW
305/35R24XL 112V BSW
305/40R24XL 117V BSW
General provides a limited warranty on the UHP. You will find a one-year or first 2/32 inch of wear on the tire’s uniformity.
Materials and workmanship are guaranteed for 6-years and include free replacement during the first year or first 2/32 inch of wear. A prorated amount is given for the remaining time period or down to the final 2/32 inch of tread depth.
There is also a 30-day customer satisfaction trial whereby you can exchange the tire for another General brand if you are not completely satisfied.
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