BFGoodrich g-Force Winter 2

BFGoodrich g-Force Winter 2 photo, test, review

BFGoodrich gForce Winter 2 is a Premium Touring winter tyre with directional tread pattern, designed for Passenger cars.

The tyre replaced the BFGoodrich g-Force Winter.

Nowadays the brand are owned to the French Michelin.

2017 Auto Bild Bfgoodrich g-Force Winter 2 Test

In 2017 experts of the German magazine Auto Bild have tested the Bfgoodrich gForce Winter 2 at size 225/50 R17 and compared with nineteen similar budget, medium and premium winter tyres.

In addition, experts included into the test one reference summer tyre to compare results

test BFGoodrich g-Force Winter 2 review
18th place in Dry braking. The dry braking distance difference with the leader was 2.3 meters.
test BFGoodrich g-Force Winter 2 review
The last place in Dry handling. The dry handling average speed difference with the leader was 3.8 meters.
test BFGoodrich g-Force Winter 2 review
12th place in Wet braking. The wet braking distance difference with the leader was 2.2 meters.
test BFGoodrich g-Force Winter 2 review
13th place in Wet handling. The wet handling average speed difference with the leader was 3.5 meters.
test BFGoodrich g-Force Winter 2 review
1st place in Straight aqua. The float speed difference with the next tyre was 2.4 km/h.
test BFGoodrich g-Force Winter 2 review
1st place in Snow braking. The snow braking distance difference with the next tyre was 0.8 meters.
test BFGoodrich gForce Winter 2 review
2nd place in Snow handling. The snow handling average speed difference with the leader was 0.3 km/h.
test BFGoodrich gForce Winter 2 review
3-4th palce in Noise level. The external noise level difference with the leader was 1dB.
test BFGoodrich gForce Winter 2 review
7th place in Wear resistance. The projected wear difference with the leader was 8250km.
test BFGoodrich gForce Winter 2 review
11th place in Rolling resistance. The rolling resistance difference with the leader was 0.92kg/t.

2020 Auto Bild  BFGoodrich g-Force Winter 2 Test

In 2020 experts of the German magazine  have tested BF Goodrich at size 245/45 R18 and compared to 19 similar budget, mid-range and premium UHP winter tires. Also they included into the test reference summer tire to compare results.

BFGoodrich gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings
8th place in Dry braking. +2.3m braking distance.
BFGoodrich gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings
15th place in Dry handling. -2.4km/h handling speed.
BFGoodrich gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings
7th place in Wet braking. +6m braking distance.
BFGoodrich gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings
8-9th place in Wet handling. -1.8km/h handling speed.
BFGoodrich gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings
8th place in Wet lateral handling. +0.14sec lap time.
BFGoodrich gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings
6-7th place in Straight aqua. -2.8km/h float speed.
BFGoodrich gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings
6-7th place in Lateral aqua. -0.24m/s2 lateral acceleration.
BFGoodrich gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings
4-5th place in Snow braking. +0.3m braking distance.
BFGoodrich gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings
6-7th place in Snow handling. -0.8km/h handling speed.
BFGoodrich gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings
3rd place in Snow traction. -86Newtons pulling force.
BFGoodrich gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings
3-4th place in Snow slalom. -0.02m/s2 lateral acceleration.
BFGoodrich gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings
3-5th place in Noise. +0.3dB external noise.
BFGoodrich gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings
13th place in Rolling resistance. +1.49 kg/t rolling resistance.
BFGoodrich gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings
3rd place in Wear resistance.

2020 AMS BFG g-Force Winter 2 Test

In 2020 experts of the German publication Auto Motor und Sport have tested BF Goodrich at size 225/50 R17 and compared to 9 similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires.

BFG gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings
7-8th place in Wet braking. +3m braking distance.
BFG gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings
8th place in Wet handling. -3.5km/h average handling speed.
BFG gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings
9th place in Wet lateral handling. -0.53m/s lateral acceleration.
BFG gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings
5th place in Straight aqua. -0.5km/h float speed.
BFG gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings
7th place in Lateral aqua. -0.34m/s2 lateral acceleration.
BFG gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings
6th place in Dry braking. +1.1m braking distance.
BFG gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings
Last place in Dry handling. -1.3km/h handling speed.
BFG gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings
1st place in Snow braking. -0.1m braking distance.
BFG gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings
2nd place in Snow lateral handling. -0.03m/s2 lateral acceleration.
BFG gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings
1st place in Snow traction. +0.07m/s2 acceleration.
BFG gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings
1st place in Snow handling. +1.3km/h handling speed.
BFG gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings
4th place in Rolling resistance. +0.5kg/t rolling resistance.
BFG gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings
1st place in Noise. -0.4dB external noise.

2019 Auto Bild BfGoodrich g-Force Winter 2 Test

In 2019 experts of the German Auto Bild have tested BFG gForce Winter 2 at size 225/45 R17 and compared to 19 similar budget, mid-range and premium tires. Also they included into the test reference summer tire to compare results.

BFG gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings

BFG gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings

BFG gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings

BFG gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings

BFG gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings

BFG gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings

BFG gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings

BFG gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings

BFG gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings

BFG gForce Winter 2 test, reviews, ratings

Overall BF Goodrich gForce Winter 2 Review

1. 2020 AMS (225/50 R17) – 2th place and an expert score “Very good”.

Main conclusions:

  • Acceptable on the wet: the tire didn’t take high positions but showed close results to the premium leaders.
  • High straight and lateral aquaplaning resistance.
  • Short dry braking distance but poor handling.
  • The best results on the snow.
  • The lowest noise.
  • Low rolling resistance.

2. 2020 Auto Bild (245/45 R18) – 4-5th place and an expert score “Exemplary”.

Main conclusions:

  • Short dry braking distance and relatively low handling speed.
  • Average wet performance.
  • High straight and lateral aquaplaning resistance.
  • Short snow braking distance, good handling and traction.
  • Low noise.
  • Average rolling resistance.
  • High wear resistance.

3. 2019 Auto Bild (225/45 R17) – 7th place and an expert score “Good”.

Main conclusions:

  • Good dry performance.
  • Short wet braking distance and good handling.
  • The best straight aquaplaning resistance.
  • Short snow braking distance and good handling.
  • Low noise.
  • High rolling resistance.
  • Good wear resistance.

4. 2017 Auto Bild (225/50 R17) – 6th place and an expert score “Good”.

Main conclusions:

  • Long braking distance and the worst handling on the dry.
  • Average results on the wet.
  • The best aquaplanning resistance.
  • Winner on the snow: tyre has the shortest braking distance and very high average handling speed.
  • Good noise level.
  • Average rolling resistance.
  • Good wear resistance.

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