BFGoodrich g-Force Winter 2

BFGoodrich g-Force Winter 2 photo, test, review

The BFGoodrich gForce Winter 2 is a Premium Touring winter tyre with directional tread, 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 it with nineteen similar budget, medium and premium winter tyres. In addition, experts included into the test one reference summer tyre for comparison of 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.

Overall

According to the test result the BF Goodrich gForce Winter 2 took 6th place and got overall experts score “Good”. This is much better result, than showed previous model of the tyre one year early.

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.

Similar tyres from the test:

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