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BFGoodrich® tires, 4 top podium positions in the latest tire tests

13/10/2017

The latest BFGoodrich® all season and winter ranges pick up 4 top podium positions in the 2017 tire comparison tests! 

A success for the BFGoodrich® g-Force Winter 2 tire, declared "king of winter" by the 2017 Autobuild test (1) which ranked it n°2 overall and n°1 for all its performances on snow (1). It also achieves the first place in front of its direct competitors in the 2017 ADAC test (2)

Regarding all season range, the BFGoodrich® g-Grip All season 2 tire stands out too as one of the best tires of the market , picking up a 1st place and the " Eco-Meister 2017” adward (Better value for money 2017, ex-aequo with KLEBER) in the 2017 Autobild test beyond its main competitors (3). It also achieves the first position in front of its direct competitors in the 2017 Autozeitung test, 3rd in the general ranking just after the MICHELIN Crossclimate and the GoodYear Vector Four Seasons Gen-2 tires thanks to its performance in terms of braking and comfort (4).

More information (in German) on the Autobild , AutoZeitung or ADAC websites 

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(1) Winter tire comparison tests published by Autobild magazine on 6 October 2017, for 225/50R17 94/98 H/V size in a sample group of 20 winter tires (selected for the tests out of 50 based on total braking distance on wet and dry ground). The BFGoodrich® g-Force Winter 2 tire was ranked 6th/20 and 2nd/11 ex-aequo with FULDA Kristall Control HP2 tire among MEDIUM (Tier 2) tires, (Semperit Speed Grip3, Fulda Kristall Control HP2, KLEBER Krisalp HP3, Nexen Winguard Sport2, Gislaved Euro Frost 5, Kumho WinterCraft WP71, Uniroyal MS plus 77, Yoko W Drive V905, Firestone Winterhawk3, Hankook Winter icept evo2). It was given a “good” rating (“gut”). Article written by Dierk Möller and Kenning Klipp.

(2) ADAC winter tire comparison test in the dimension 215/65R16 98/102H, published on 26 September 2017 in a sample of 16 tires. The BFGoodrich® g-Force Winter 2 tire was ranked 2nd/16 and 1st/5 among Tier 2 tires (Fulda Kristall Control HP2, Uniroyal MS plus 77, Hankook i*cept RS2 W452, Firestone Destination Winter) with a “satisfactory” rating.

(3) All season” tire comparison test published by AutoBild (Germany's most popular weekly car magazine)on 29 September 2017, for 205/55R16 91/94 H/V size in a sample group of 10 all season tires (selected for the tests out of 25). The BFGoodrich® g-Grip All Season 2 tire was ranked 5th/10 and 2nd/4 among MEDIUM (Tier 2) tires (KLEBER Quadraxer 2, Nexen N'Blue 4Season, Hankook Kinergy 4S). It was given a “good” rating (“gut”) and the "Eco-Meister 2017"mention. Article written by Dierk Möller and Kenning Klipp.

(4) All Season-tire comparison test of AutoZeitung published on September 20, 2017 on size 205/55 R16 in a sample of 10 tires. BFGoodrich® g-Grip All Season 2 was ranked 1st in front of its direct competitors (Tier 2) and 3rd in the general ranking and obtained the Test logo of “sehr empfehlenswert” (highly recommended). Article written by Paul Englert / Martin Urbanke.

The BFGoodrich® g-Grip All Season 2 tire, “highly recommended” (a) as one of the “best value for money” (b) of the market

Top of its class for braking on dry surfaces (a), n°1 for comfort (a), amongst the best for “performance on dry and wet roads” (b), and the rating "Eco-meister 2017" thanks to a low cost per kilometer… “Highly recommended” by AutoZeitung, the BFGoodrich® g-Grip All Season 2 tire sweeps the board as the best tire when it comes to the “best value for money” according to Autobild. 

An all-season tire combining performance, reliability and longevity… Great successes story for the BFGoodrich® g-Grip All Season 2 tire. The balance on wet, dry and snow-covered roads makes this tire one of the best in its category. It is also a winner for longevity, giving 12,000 km more than the average figure from its direct competitors, reducing its cost/km to only 6,29€/1000 km. What explains the award of the “2017 Eco-Meister” (b).

In summer and winter, whatever the weather and whatever the surface, the BFGoodrich® g-Grip All Season 2 tire was rated "highly recommended" and was ranked top of its class over other direct competitors according to the AutoZeitung test (a).

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(a)Tests published by AutoZeitung driving an Audi A3 in September 2017 with tire size 205/55/R16 91H from 10 brands tested, including for Tier 2 tires Uniroyal All Season Expert, Falken EuroAll Season AS200, Hankook Kinergy 4S H740, and Toyo Celsius. The BFGoodrich® g-Grip All Season 2 tire finishes n° 1, ex-aequo with Uniroyal for «Traction, Braking and Handling on snow », n°1 for « Braking on dry roads » and n°1 for « Comfort » beyond its direct competitors. It was given the “sehr empfehlenswert” (highly recommended) mention. Article written by Paul Englert / Martin Urbanke.

(b) Tests published by Autobild driving a Volkswagen Golf in September 2017 with tire size 205/55/16 91/94 H/V from 25 brands tested, including for Tier 2 tires Nexen N'Blue 4Season, Hankook Kinergy 4S, KLEBER Quadraxer2,. The BFGoodrich® g-Grip All Season 2 tire is declared « Eco-Meister 2017 », N° 1 ex-aequo for “Value for money” with KLEBER and N°1, Ex-aequo for « Longevity » with KLEBER.Article written by Dierk Möller and Kenning Klipp.

The BFGoodrich® g-Force Winter 2 tire, declared “King of Winter” (1)

Autobild and ADAC have tested the new BFGoodrich® g-Force Winter 2 tire, especially designed for snow-covered roads. The results are impressive: N°1 for performance in snow (1)(2), and among the best performances for "wet" and "dry" surfaces (1).

The N°1 for "braking on snow" performance (1), joint top spot for "snow handling" and "snow traction"(1). The BFGoodrich®g-Force Winter 2 tire met the demands of slippery and icy terrain during the comparison tire tests (1). It was rated "satisfactory" by ADAC (2) and "good" by Autobild (1) and, respectively ranked 1st and 2nd amongst its direct competitors.

Likewise, "low fuel consumption and good longevity" (2) elevated the BFGoodrich® g-Force Winter 2 tire to the top of the podium ahead of its direct competitors. "The king of winter with the best performance on snowy roads, significant safety margins through water, and pleasant comfort" (1). Therefore, your best companion when driving on ice and snow.

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(1) Tests published by Autobild driving a series 3 BMW in October 2017 with tire size 225/50R17 94/98 H/V from 20 brands, including for Tier 2 tires: Semperit Speed Grip 3, Fulda Kristall Control HP2, KLEBER Krisalp HP3, Nexen Winguard Sport 2, Gislaved Euro Frost 5, Kumho WinterCraft WP71, Uniroyal MS plus 77, Yoko W Drive V905, Firestone Winterhawk 3 and Hankook Winter i*cept evo2. The BFGoodrich® g-Force Winter 2 tire is n° ex-aequo for « Snow Handling » with Barum and n°1 ex-aequo for snow traction » with KLEBER and Uniroyal and N°1 on snow braking. Article written by Dierk Möller and Kenning Klipp.

(2) Tests published by ADAC driving a Volkswagen Tiguan in September 2017 with tire size 215/65R16 98/102H from the 16 brands tested, including for Tier 2 tires : Fulda Kristall Control HP2, Uniroyal MS plus 77, Hankook i*cept RS2 W452, and Firestone Destination Winter. The BFGoodrich® g-Force Winter 2 tire is n°1 for its performances on snow beyond its direct competitors.

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