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GoodYear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3

Allseason tyre that is great on wet, safe on snow, has great mileage and is cheaper than the Michelin? Yes please!
Jiri Chomat, TheTyreLab.com
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Width
Profile
Rim size

Pros and cons

  • aquaplaning-longitudinal
    Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • snow-braking
    Short braking distance on snow
  • wet-braking
    Short braking distance on wet roads
  • snow-traction
    Exceptional traction on snow
  • rolling-resistance
    Low rolling resistance/low fuel consumption
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Comparison

Sizes

GoodYear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3 is made in 75 sizes, starting from 175/65 R14 up to 255/45 R20.
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Timeline

2020

GoodYear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3 was launched and replaced Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-2.

2020

GoodYear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3 was tested 2x (Autobild,...) and won the Autobild 205/55 R16 test.

2021

GoodYear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3 was tested 3x (Autobild,...) and won the Autobild 225/50 R17 test.

2022

GoodYear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3 was tested 5x (Autobild,...) and won the Autobild 195/55 R16 test.

2023

GoodYear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3 was tested 3x (Tyre Reviews,...)

Achievements

5/11
Best
dry-handling
Dry handling
Autobild 2023
TyreReviews.com 2023
Arbo 2022
Autobild 2022
+1
4/11
Best
wet-handling
Wet handling
TyreReviews.com 2023
Arbo 2022
Autobild 2022
Autobild 2021
3/11
Best
snow-traction
Snow traction
Autobild 2023
TyreReviews.com 2021
Autobild 2021
2/9
Best
aquaplaning-cross
Aquaplaning - cross
Autobild 2022
Autobild 2021
1/11
Best
dry-braking
Dry braking
Autobild 2021
1/11
Best
snow-handling
Snow handling
Autobild 2021
1/6
Best
wet-circle-cornering
Wet circle cornering
Autobild 2023
1/11
Best
aquaplaning-longitudinal
Aquaplaning - longitudal
Autobild 2022
1/10
Best
noise-exterior
Exterior noise
Autobild 2020

GoodYear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3 in tyre tests

All tyre tests where GoodYear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3 was featured:
Tyre Reviews
Tyre Reviews Allyear tyre test 2023 195/65 R15
highly recommended
Ranked #2 of 10
Name
GoodYear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3
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Autobild
Autobild Allyear tyre test 2023 225/45 R17
good
Ranked #6 of 16
Finishing 6th out of 16 competitors, the Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3 made a notable impression with a final rating of 'Good.' This all-season tire was praised for its exceptionally safe driving characteristics under various weather conditions, showcasing good snow traction and a very high mileage potential. Despite its strengths, some drawbacks were noted, including extended braking distances on dry surfaces and increased noise during drive-by. Noteworthy is its performance across specific disciplines where it stood out remarkably, excelling in dry handling, snow braking, snow traction, and wet circle cornering, proving its versatile capabilities for drivers seeking reliable performance in diverse conditions.
Name
GoodYear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3
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Autobild
Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test37.745
GoodYear Vector 4Seasons Gen-341.848.3
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Tyre Reviews
Tyre Reviews Allyear tyre test 2022 225/45 R17
highly recommended
Ranked #3 of 10
Name
GoodYear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3
Show test details
Source: www.tyrereviews.com
Autobild
Autobild Allyear tyre test 2022 195/55 R16
satisfactory
Ranked #1 of 15
The Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3 outperformed 14 other competitors to secure the top spot, earning a final rating of 'Satisfactory'. This tyre distinguished itself with impressive all-weather driving capabilities, dynamic handling on both wet and dry surfaces, precise steering response, and high mileage durability. However, it was noted for having increased rolling resistance. It showcased exceptional performance in several key disciplines, specifically excelling in aquaplaning resistance in both cross and longitudinal tests, dry handling, snow braking, and wet handling, making it a standout choice for a wide range of driving conditions.
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test1-2+1-1
GoodYear Vector 4Seasons Gen-31- 21- 2+
Source: www.autobild.de
Autobild
Autobild Allyear tyre test 2022 195/55 R16

Ranked #6 of 35
Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test39,944,4
GoodYear Vector 4Seasons Gen-343,946,8
Source: autobild.de
Autoklub ČR
Name Points totalWetDrySnow
Best values in test102.7104,8104,5102,7
GoodYear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3100100,4100,4100,3
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Source: www.autoklub.cz
 ARBÖ
Name WinterWetDryRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test636446199
GoodYear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3496042188
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Source: www.arboe.at
Autobild
Autobild Allyear tyre test 2021 215/60 R16
exemplary
Ranked #4 of 11
Securing the 4th spot out of 11 competitors, the Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3 made a strong impression, meriting an 'Exemplary' final rating. This new all-season tire distinguished itself with its unparalleled performance in snow, showcasing the best snow qualities. It also offered high safety margins against aquaplaning, coupled with stable handling on both wet and dry surfaces, and displayed harmonious steering behavior. Despite its elevated price level, its prowess is undeniable, especially as it excelled in disciplines including dry braking, snow handling, snow traction, and wet handling, setting a high standard in these critical areas.
Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test12+1
GoodYear Vector 4Seasons Gen-32+21-
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Autobild
Name WetDrySnowRolling resistanceWear
Best values in test2+2+2+11
GoodYear Vector 4Seasons Gen-32+ 22+ 21-
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Source: www.autobild.de
Autobild
Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test37,650
GoodYear Vector 4Seasons Gen-341,950,7
Show test details
Source: www.autobild.de
Autobild
Autobild Allyear tyre test 2020 205/55 R16
test winner
Ranked #1 of 14
Securing the top spot among 14 contenders, the Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3 excelled with a final rating of 'Test winner.' This tire introduced a new all-season profile that delivered convincing performances across all weather conditions. Its dynamic handling on snow, wet, and dry surfaces, combined with exceptional winter characteristics and a high mileage capability, set it apart from competitors. Moreover, it outperformed others in specific disciplines, notably achieving the best results in mileage, exterior noise reduction, and rolling resistance. This comprehensive excellence across a variety of metrics highlighted its well-rounded superiority and adaptability, marking it a standout choice for drivers seeking reliable performance throughout the year.
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test12+11
GoodYear Vector 4Seasons Gen-31- 2+ 1- 1
Show test details
Source: www.autobild.de
Autobild
Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test39,745
GoodYear Vector 4Seasons Gen-341,647
Show test details
Source: www.autobild.de

Test ratings distribution

100% (5x)85% (3x)
Highly recommendedTest winnerHighly recommendedExemplarySatisfactoryGoodRecommended
1x2x1x1x1x1x1x

Ratings x Wheel size

R15R16R17
100% (1x)95% (3x)92.5% (4x)

Ratings x Width

195/xx Rxx205/xx Rxx215/xx Rxx225/xx Rxx
92.5% (2x)92.5% (2x)100% (1x)95% (3x)

FAQ

  1. Where is GoodYear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3 made?

    GoodYear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3 is made in Slovenia/France.

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