Goodyear Vector 4 Seasons Gen 2

Dry Grip 75%
Wet Grip 89%
Road Feedback 76%
Handling 66%
Wear 86%
Comfort 90%
Buy again 80%

The Goodyear Vector 4 Seasons Gen 2 is a Premium Touring All Season tyre designed to be fitted to Passenger Car

This tyre replaced the Goodyear Vector 4Seasons

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Tyre review data from 8 tyre reviews averaging 80% over 59,000 miles driven.

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Tyre Test Highlights

2017 All Season Tyre Test - 1st of 12 tyres

  • Positive - The Goodyear Vector 4 Season Gen 2 wins the test thanks to an excellent all round performance. Amazing in the snow, good wet grip and handling, the Goodyear also boasts a low rolling resistance and good ride comfort.
  • Negative - Average wear.

2017 Auto Bild All Season Tyre Test - 1st of 10 tyres

  • Positive - Almost as good as a winter tyre in the snow, very short wet braking distances, very quiet and comfortable.
  • Negative - Expensive, average aquaplaning, average in the dry.

2016 GF All Season Tyre Test - 1st of 11 tyres

  • Positive - Almost a match for the Dunlop in the snow and the Continental in summer conditions, good handling on dry surfaces
Size Fuel Wet Noise Weight
155/70 R13 75T   E C 66 5.69kgs
165/70 R13 79T   E B 67 6.27kgs
175/70 R13 82T   E B 67 6.60kgs
165/60 R14 75H   E C 66 6.13kgs
185/60 R14 82H   C B 67 6.98kgs
155/65 R14 75T   E C 66 5.74kgs
175/65 R14 82T   E B 68 6.68kgs
175/65 R14 82T   C B 68  
175/65 R14 86T XL   C B 67 6.85kgs
185/65 R14 86H   C B 67 7.32kgs
165/70 R14 85T XL   C B 67 6.84kgs
165/70 R14 81T   E B 67 6.65kgs
175/70 R14 84T   E B 67 6.95kgs
185/70 R14 88T   C B 68 7.49kgs
175/80 R14 88T   E B 67 7.78kgs
195/50 R15 82H   E B 67 7.38kgs
185/55 R15 82H   C B 68 7.05kgs
195/55 R15 85H   C B 68 7.64kgs
185/60 R15 84T   C B 67 7.13kgs
185/60 R15 88H XL   C B 68 7.41kgs
195/60 R15 88H   C B 68 7.83kgs
205/60 R15 95H XL   B B 68 8.49kgs
175/65 R15 84T   C B 67 6.96kgs
185/65 R15 88H   C B 68 7.55kgs
185/65 R15 88T   C B 69 7.72kgs
185/65 R15 88T   C B 68 7.55kgs
195/65 R15 95H XL   C B 68 8.33kgs
195/65 R15 91H   B C 70 8.00kgs
195/65 R15 91H   C B 68 7.98kgs
195/65 R15 91T   C B 68 7.98kgs
195/65 R15 91V   C B 68 8.11kgs
205/65 R15 94H   C B 68 8.63kgs
215/45 R16 90V XL   C B 69 8.29kgs
195/55 R16 87V   C B 68 7.95kgs
195/55 R16 87H   C B 68 7.81kgs
195/55 R16 87H   E B 68 10.23kgs
205/55 R16 94V XL   C B 68 8.85kgs
205/55 R16 91V   C C 71 8.77kgs
205/55 R16 91V   E B 68 11.33kgs
205/55 R16 91H   C B 68 8.68kgs
215/55 R16 93V   C B 69 8.68kgs
205/60 R16 96V XL   B C 67 9.18kgs
205/60 R16 92H   C B 68 8.66kgs
225/45 R17 94V XL   C B 69 9.63kgs
205/50 R17 93V XL   C B 68 9.05kgs
215/50 R17 95V XL   C B 68 9.92kgs
225/50 R17 98V XL   C B 69 10.48kgs
225/50 R17 94V   C B 69 9.74kgs
235/55 R17 103V XL   C B 69 12.48kgs
215/60 R17 96H   B B 68 9.35kgs
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Top Goodyear Vector 4 Seasons Gen 2 Review

Given 88% (breakdown) while driving a Volvo V40 D4 Cross Country (225/45 R17 R) on mostly motorways for 7,000 average miles
Excellent all season tyre
104 - tyre reviewed on June 22, 2016   

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Given 67% (breakdown) while driving a Fiat 500 (185/55 R15 H) on a combination of roads for 27,000 spirited miles
Well I've had these on since 2015, covered 21k and Have now been replaced with another all season (Pirelli Cinturato All Season) so feel I can give a fair assessment.

Wet handling is fairly good, no major suprises. Wear is good for all seasons, worn much better than the previous 4seasons gen 1 that were fitted. Snow and ice were impressive, got me around the French highlands and through Austria in the snow with minimal hassle (bar one week where I needed chains but the snow was incredible and even dedicated snow tyres wouldn't have done a thing to help)

Only real criticism I can level at them is that they feel incredibly numb at all speeds and all weather conditions, the never give a full feeling of being connected to the road which was a little unnerving but I came to be used to it after a while. Also dry handling is.....odd. They feel very floaty and loose, have had a few too many wheel spins at junctions and have skidded a few times on the same bend in the road I do every day on every tyre I've ever had in the last 10 years, this is the only one that's shown this behaviour. They never feel unsafe but don't instil confidence.

While they have done a fair job, with me travelling to Mainland Europe to visit family every winter and travelling through all weathers, I feel that the tyres on my wife's panda (Same Pirellis that have replaced these tyres on my car) perform better in the dry and a little more feel in all conditions, so I would consider those in the first instance as they seem to be more capable and more enjoyable to drive on. However if you can get the Vector 4Seasons Gen 2 at a good price they are by no standards bad, I just feel you can do a touch better.
15 - tyre reviewed on April 3, 2017   
Given 88% (breakdown) while driving a Volvo V40 D4 Cross Country (225/45 R17 R) on mostly motorways for 7,000 average miles
Excellent all season tyre
104 - tyre reviewed on June 22, 2016   
Given 77% (breakdown) while driving a Opel Astra H CDTI (205/55 R16 V) on a combination of roads for 5,000 average miles
Good tyre in all conditions.No sport tyre, reccomended for family user
15 - tyre reviewed on April 3, 2016   

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