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GoodYear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-3

GoodYear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-3

/94% · allround · · : Premium

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Pros and cons

  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Great handling on dry roads
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Competitors

The Goodyear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-3 tires have consistently showcased a set of qualities that mark them as a reliable choice for a range of SUVs, as evident from the test results provided by AutoBild across different tire dimensions including 215/65 R17, 225/50 R18, and 235/65 R17.


A notable aspect of these tires is their all-round capability, underlined by their balanced performance potential. They exhibit stable handling and precise steering responsiveness on both wet and dry surfaces, which contributes to a confident and controlled driving experience. Comfort and noise levels are also highlighted as positives, with the tires offering a quiet ride compared to competitors. This aspect is of particular importance for drivers who prioritize a serene driving environment alongside performance.


Performance in wet conditions is a specific strength for the Goodyear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-3 tires. They are recognized for their high aquaplaning safety and short braking distances on wet roads, qualities that significantly enhance safety in adverse weather conditions. Moreover, their compelling winter performance adds to their all-season appeal, ensuring a dependable grip and handling across a variety of weather situations.


However, a recurring observation across different tire sizes is the slightly extended braking distances on dry surfaces. While this might be a point of consideration, it does not detract significantly from the tire's overall well-rounded performance portfolio.


In summary, the Goodyear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-3 tires emerge as a commendable all-season option for SUV drivers. They excel in delivering a blend of safety, comfort, and year-round versatility, making them a robust choice despite the slight caveat of longer dry braking distances. Their performance, particularly in wet conditions and winter scenarios, underscores their utility as a reliable tire for diverse driving demands.

Sizes

GoodYear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-3 is made in 29 sizes, starting from 215/65 R16 up to 315/35 R20.
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GoodYear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-3 is ranked #94 of 943 allround tyres based on the results of tests carried out by Autobild 2023, Gute-Fahrt 2022, and other organizations. GoodYear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-3 belongs to the Premium segment and is made by a manufacturer from USA. It is made in total of 29 sizes, 215/65 R16 being the smallest and 315/35 R20 the largest. This tyre was featured in tests 4 times, first test was carried in 2021. This model received the best possible rating in 2 tests. Eu ratings can provide interesting overview over the available dimensions - 96% of GoodYear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-3 has "B" wet grip rating and most (83%) of the dimensions has "C" fuel-saving rating. Noise levels of most dimensions are average - 55% of them produce 72db noise, which result in "b" overall rating. It can be compared to Weather Control A005 EVO, which is a tyre from Bridgestone (Japan) and has a rating of 75%, compared to 94% of the GoodYear in question.

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Timeline

2020

GoodYear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-3 was launched

2021

GoodYear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-3 was tested 1x (Autobild)

2022

GoodYear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-3 was tested 2x (Autobild,...) and won the Gute-Fahrt 235/55 R18 test.

2023

GoodYear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-3 was tested 1x (Autobild)

Achievements

Best
Aquaplaning - longitudal
Autobild 2023
Autobild 2021
Best
Wet handling
Autobild 2023
Autobild 2022
Best
Aquaplaning - cross
Autobild 2023
Best
Dry handling
Autobild 2023
Best
Comfort
Autobild 2022
Best
Snow traction
Autobild 2022

GoodYear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-3 in tyre tests

The GoodYear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-3 is a premium segment tyre that has been rigorously tested by some of Europe's most valued organizations. The tyre has been tested in three separate tests, with the first test taking place in 2021 and the most recent test taking place in 2022. The tests were conducted using different tyre dimensions and periods, but all tests were done under all-year driving conditions.

In the Autobild Allyear tyre test of 2021 for the 215/65 R17 dimension, the GoodYear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-3 achieved a Good rating, coming in 3rd place out of 10 tyres tested, with the Hankook Kinergy 4S2 X H750A coming in first place. The test results showed that the GoodYear tyre had its strengths in wet handling and braking, but needed some improvements in rolling resistance.

In the Gute-Fahrt Allyear tyre test of 2022 for the 235/55 R18 dimension, the GoodYear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-3 took the 1st place out of 7 tyres tested, with a Very good rating. This test result showed that the tyre had excellent traction and good handling in dry and wet conditions, but it needed to improve fuel efficiency and rolling resistance.

In the Autobild Allyear tyre test of 2022 for the 225/50 R18 dimension, the GoodYear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-3 was rated Good, coming in 4th place out of 11 tyres tested, with the Hankook Kinergy 4S2 X H750A coming in first place. The test results showed that the tyre had excellent snow and ice handling, but needed some improvements in wet braking.

Overall, the GoodYear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-3 received an impressive overall rating of 86%, which is a very good result for a premium segment tyre. While it did not win any of the tests outright, it was a top performing tyre in all three tests, demonstrating its versatility and reliability in all-year driving conditions.

All tyre tests where GoodYear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-3 was featured:
Name
GoodYear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-3
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Autobild Allyear tyre test 2022 225/50 R18
good
Ranked #4 of 11
Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test2+2+2+
GoodYear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-3221-
Source: www.autobild.de
Gute-Fahrt Allyear tyre test 2022 235/55 R18
very good
Ranked #1 of 7
Name
GoodYear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-3
Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test2+1-1-
GoodYear Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-32+ 2-2
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Test ratings distribution

100% (2x)85% (2x)
ExemplaryVery goodGood
1x1x2x

Ratings x Wheel size

R17R18
92.5% (2x)92.5% (2x)

Ratings x Width

215/xx Rxx225/xx Rxx235/xx Rxx
85% (1x)85% (1x)100% (2x)

FAQ

  1. Is this tyre suitable for SUVs?

    Yes, this tyre is also made in SUV sizes.

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