Product description & features
The Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-2 is a premium all season car tyre.
Goodyear have taken the design from the original Vector 4Seasons tyre and worked hard to further enhance the tyre's performance. The new tyre features a tread pattern with high density 3D waffle blades - this increases the shoulder block stiffness of the tyre which in turn aids in improving the handling and braking of a car when driving on snow or ice.
In November 2016 the Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-2 was named as the winner of the Auto Express All Season Tyre Test 2016, finishing ahead of a number of other tyres - including the Michelin CrossClimate and the Nokian Weatherproof.
What is an All Season tyre?
Designed to cope with all sorts of conditions - good performance delivered throughout the year. Moderate natural rubber content to stop the tyre hardening in temperatures below 0 degrees Celsius – enhancing grip. Designed with moderate tread depths that have been engineered to help deliver a longer tread life than many summer tyres
How can I tell an All Season tyre performs in winter weather?
This tyre features the EU sanctioned 3PMSF marking - Three Peak Mountain Snow Flake: This accolade was introduced to be an easily recognisable symbol which displays that the tyre has passed rigourous tests to prove it is suitable for driving in winter weather. It confirms the winter suitability of a tyre.
Are All Season tyres suitable for the UK?
Given that the UK suffers from moderate and interchangeable winter conditions - with severe ice and snow becoming uncommon for much of the country - this makes all season tyres a very good choice for our roads. As they are able to cope with these conditions very well.
Do I need to swap my tyres throughout the year?
Given the nature of all season tyres, which can perform equally well in the summer months and the winter months, the need to replace tyres depending on the seasons is not required when all season tyres are fitted.
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