Goodyear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-2

Goodyear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-2 photo, test, review

Goodyear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-2 is a Premium Touring All Season tyre with directional tread pattern, designed for SUV and 4×4. The model also has version for Pasenger cars.

The tire replaced the Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-1.

The tire has been replaced by the Goodyear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-3.

2018 Auto Bild Allrad Goodyear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-2 test

In 2018 experts of the German publication Auto Bild Allrad have tested the Goodyear 4 Seasons SUV Gen-2 at size 235/60 R18 and compared it with five similar All Season tyres. Also, experts included into the test two All Terrain tyres, one summer and one winter tire for comparison of results.

Goodyear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-2 test and review
3rd place in Wet braking. The braking distance difference with the: a) best a/s tire (winner) – 1 meters longer; b) summer – 0.5 meters longer; c) winter – 2.2 meters shorter.
Goodyear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-2 test and review
2nd place in Wet handling. Goodyear was: a) 0.2 km/h slower, than the best a/s tire; b) 0.7km/h faster, than summer tire; c) 2.9km/h faster, than winter tire.
Goodyear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-2 test and review
2nd place in Wet lateral handling. Goodyear was: a) 0.23 seconds slower, than the best a/s tire; b) 0.39 seconds slower, than summer tire; c) 0.2 seconds faster, than winter.
Goodyear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-2 test and review
1-2nd place in Straight aqua. Goodyear’s float speed was: a) 2.8km/h higher, than the next a/s tire; b) 1.8km/h higher, than summer tire; c) 9km/h higher, than winter tire.
Goodyear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-2 test and review
3rd place in Dry braking. The braking distance was: a) 3.5 meters longer, than best a/s tire; b) 3.9 meters longer, than summer tire; c) 0.9 meters shorter, than winter.
test Goodyear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-2 review
6th place in Dry handling. Goodyear was: a) 1.2km/h slower, than the best a/s tire; b) 1.4km/h slower, than summer; c) 0.1km/h faster, than winter.
Goodyear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-2 test and review
2rd place in Snow braking. The braking distance was: a) 0.6 meters longer, than the best similar tire; b) 0.8 meters longer, than the best winter; c) 46.3 meters shorter, than summer.
Goodyear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-2 test and review
1st place and the best result in Snow handling among a/s tires. Goodyear was: a) 0.6km/h faster, than next similar tire; b) 0.8km/h slower, than winter; c) 16.2km/h faster, than summer.
Goodyear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-2 test and review
2nd place in Snow slalom.
Goodyear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-2 test and review
2nd place in Snow traction.
test Goodyear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-2 review
3rd place in Noise level test.
test Goodyear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-2 review
5th place in Rolling resistance.

Overall Goodyear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-2 review

According to the test results Goodyear took 1st place.

Main conclusions:

  • Good wet performance: close to the leader and better result, than winter tire.
  • One of the best straight aquaplanning resistance.
  • Relatively short dry braking distance and low handling.
  • Very balanced and good results on the snow.
  • Good noise level.
  • Relatively high rolling resistance.

Similar tires from the test:

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