Goodyear Vector 4 Seasons Gen 2

Goodyear Vector 4 Seasons Gen 2 photo, test, review

The Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-2 is a Premium Touring All Season tyre with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

The tyre replaced the Goodyear Vector 4Seasons.

The tyre also has SUV-version.

2018 Auto Bild Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-2 test

In 2018 experts of the German publication Auto Bild have tested the Goodyear Vector 4 Seasons Gen2 at size 195/65 R15 and compared it with nine similar mid-range and premium All Season tyres. In addition, experts included into the test reference summer and winter tyres, for comparison of results.

test Goodyear Vector 4 Seasons Gen 2 review
9th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was: a) 5.2m longer, than the best a/s tire; b) 5.6m longer, than summer; c) 2.4m longer, than winter.
test Goodyear Vector 4 Seasons Gen 2 review
8-9th place in Dry handling. Goodyear was: a) 1.6km/h slower, than the best a/s tire; b) 3.6km/h slower, than summer; c) 0.3km/h faster, than winter.
test Goodyear Vector 4 Seasons Gen 2 review
2nd place in Wet braking. The braking distance was: a) 1m longer, than the best a/s tire; b) 4.8m longer, than summer; c) 7.2m shorter, than winter.
test Goodyear Vector 4 Seasons Gen 2 review
1st place and the best result in Wet handling among similar tires. Goodyear was: a) 0.4km/h faster, than next tire; b) 0.2km/h slower, than summer; c) 2.7km/h faster, than winter.
test Goodyear Vector 4 Seasons Gen 2 review
5th place in Straight aqua. The float speed was: a) 4.4km/h lower, than the best a/s tire; b) 5.1km/h higher, than summer; c) 2.7km/h higher, than winter.
test Goodyear Vector 4 Seasons Gen2 review
3rd place in Snow braking. The braking distance was: a) 0.6m longer, than the best a/s tire; b) 1.1m longer, than winter; c) 16.6m shorter, than summer.
test Goodyear Vector 4 Seasons Gen2 review
7th place in Snow handling. Goodyear was: a) 0.9km/h slower, than the best a/s tire; b) 0.7km/h slower, than winter; c) 25.5km/h faster, than winter.
test Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen 2 review
3rd place in Wear resistance.
test Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen 2 review
4th place in Rolling resistance.
test Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen 2 review
6th place in Noise level test.

Overall Goodyear Vector 4 Seasons Gen 2 review

According to the test results Goodyear took 1st place.

Main conclusions:

  • Relatively low results on the dry.
  • Great wet performance: very short braking distance and the best handling speed.
  • High aquaplanning resistance.
  • Short snow braking distance, good handling.
  • Good wear and rolling resistance.
  • Average noise level.

Similar tires from the test:

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