Firestone Vanhawk 2

Firestone Vanhawk 2 photo, test, review, ratings

Firestone Vanhawk 2 is a Premium Touring Summer tire with symmetrical tread pattern, designed for Vans and Light Trucks.

2017 Promobil Firestone Vanhawk 2 Test

In 2017 experts of the German publication Promobil have tested the Firestone at size 215/70 R15C and compared to 7 similar mid-range and premium summer tires.

Firestone Vanhawk 2 test, review, ratings
Last place in Wet braking. +12.2m braking distance.
Firestone Vanhawk 2 test, review, ratings
7th place in Wet lateral handling. -0.35m/s2 lateral acceleration.
Firestone Vanhawk 2 test, review, ratings
8th place in Wet handling. -3.4km/h handling speed.
Firestone Vanhawk 2 test, review, ratings
7th place in Lateral aqua. -0.8m/s2 lateral acceleration.
Firestone Vanhawk 2 test, review, ratings
Last place in Straight aqua. -19.8km/h float speed.
Firestone Vanhawk 2 test, review, ratings
3rd place in Dry braking. +0.5m braking distance.
Firestone Vanhawk 2 test, review, ratings
Last place in Dry handling. -2.3km/h handling speed.
Firestone Vanhawk 2 test, review, ratings
4-5th place in Rolling resistance. +0.06kg/t
Firestone Vanhawk 2 test, review, ratings
2-5th place in Noise. +1dB external noise.

Overall Firestone Vanhawk 2 Review

According to the test results Firestone took 7th place and got an expert score “Conditionally recommended”.

Main conclusions:

  • The worst wet performance.
  • The lowest straight and lateral aquaplaning resistance.
  • Short dry braking distance and the lowest handling speed.
  • Good rolling resistance.
  • Low noise.

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