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Comparison: Bridgestone Weather Control A005 vs. Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-2

In this comparison, we are comparing a tyre from a manufacturer from Japan (Bridgestone) against a tyre from a manufacturer from USA (Goodyear). Generally, Goodyear allround tyres are slightly better rated (82%) than Bridgestone (70%). In this particular case, the Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-2 has a better rating of 87% compared to 67% of the Bridgestone Weather Control A005. The first tyre test of Bridgestone Weather Control A005 was done in 2018, compared to 2015 when was the Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-2 first tested. Important for this comparison is also the Autoklub ČR 2020 205/55 R16 test, where both the Weather Control A005 and the Vector 4Seasons Gen-2 were tested. See more mutual tests below. When it comes to comparison, eu labels can be also interesting - 100% of Bridgestone Weather Control A005 has A wet grip rating, whereas 87% of Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-2 has B rating.

# Bridgestone Weather Control A005
/67%
Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-2
/87%
DimensionsR15 - R19 R13 - R18
PriceSet your car's tyre size
TypeAllround Allround
SegmentPremium Premium
Tested9x 20x
Best place1. 205/55 R16 Autobild 20201. 195/65 R15 Autobild 2018
Worst place10. 205/55 R16 Autobild 20205. 225/45 R17 Autobild 2019
Average place5.56 2.35
Last test2020 2020
Best ratingRecommended 205/60 R16 ACE 2019Exemplary 195/65 R15 Autobild 2015
Worst ratingRecommended 205/60 R16 ACE 2019Sufficient 235/55 R17 ADAC 2020
Snow % %
Snow handling60.9% 75.9%
Snow traction52.7% 85.8%
Snow braking54.3% 85.4%
Snow cornering48% 69%
Snow handling - objective67% 75%
Snow acceleration77% 94.5%
Snow braking81% 85%
Wet %88.2 %
Aquaplaning - cross67.7% 78.6%
Aquaplaning - longitudal75% 84.2%
Wet braking94.7% 90.1%
Wet handling91.1% 88%
Wet circle cornering84% 88.1%
Wet handling - objective85% 87.5%
Dry %76.2 %
Dry braking89.4% 67%
Dry handling86.3% 80.3%
Dry handling - objective96% 84.8%
Safety83% 54.3%
Dry driving behavior80% 58.5%
Costs %85.3 %
Rolling resistance91.2% 78.1%
Price/value51.7% 86%
Mileage50% 84%
Wear71% 91%
Fuel efficiency86% 83.5%
Comfort %83.9 %
Exterior noise82.6% 86%
Comfort70.3% 89.3%
Interior noise69% 83.3%
Noise77% 78%
Ice % %
Ice braking83% 84.5%
Ice lateral guidance86% 82%

Mutual tests

Name Points totalWetDrySnow
Best values in test99,886,999,289,7
Bridgestone Weather Control A005
Rating: -
98,398,4106,989,7
Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-2
Rating: -
98,795,6102,198,3
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Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test2,02,63,02,42,70,61,5
Bridgestone Weather Control A005
Rating: Poor
2,0 2,6 5,42,4 2,92,01,9
Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-2
Rating: Sufficient
2,63,83,62,4 2,81,01,9
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Name Points totalWinterWetDryRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test200666649188
Bridgestone Weather Control A005
Rating: Recommended
18743654718 8
Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-2
Rating: Recommended
190506346178
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Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test22+1-1
Bridgestone Weather Control A005
Rating: Satisfactory
2 2+ 3+3
Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-2
Rating: Good
2 2-1- 1-
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Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test39,546,3
Bridgestone Weather Control A005
Rating: -
39,746,3
Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-2
Rating: -
44,447,5
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Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test2+21-1-
Bridgestone Weather Control A005
Rating: Not recommended
2+ 2 3-2-
Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-2
Rating: Exemplary
2+ 2 2+2+
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Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test39,445,2
Bridgestone Weather Control A005
Rating: -
39,4 45,2
Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-2
Rating: -
44,646,2
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