Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2

Dry Grip 92%
Wet Grip 89%
Road Feedback 86%
Handling 85%
Wear 80%
Comfort 87%
Buy again 84%

The Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2 is a Max Performance Summer tyre designed to be fitted to Passenger Car

This tyre replaced the Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric

This tyre has been replaced by the Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3

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Tyre review data from 387 tyre reviews averaging 86% over 3,666,737 miles driven.


Latest Group Test Results

2019 Sport Auto 20 Inch UHP Tyre Test - 3rd of 8 tyres

  • Positive - Good wet handling, good comfort.
  • Negative - Average braking.
  • Overall - Conditionally Recommended.

2018 Auto Bild 20 inch UHP Tyre Test - 2nd of 8 tyres

  • Positive - Sporty handling with stable cornering and a good steering response, short wet and dry braking, good levels of comfort.
  • Negative - Average dry handling.

2015 EVO Magazine Performance Tyre Test - 4th of 10 tyres

  • Overall - The Goodyear once again proved itself as a very strong all round tyre, finishing objectively well in both the dry and wet.
Size Fuel Wet Noise Weight
205/45 R16 83Y   E A 70 7.60kgs
225/55 R16 99Y XL   C A 69 10.57kgs
205/40 R17 84Y XL   E A 70 9.14kgs
245/40 R17 95Y XL   E B 70  
245/40 R17 91Y R1 E A 70  
245/40 R17 95Y XL   C B 70 10.29kgs
245/40 R17 91Y   C A 70 10.29kgs
255/40 R17 94Y   E A 70 11.21kgs
255/40 R17 94Y   E A 70  
205/45 R17 88Y XL   E A 70 9.54kgs
215/45 R17 91Y XL   E A 69 9.09kgs
215/45 R17 87Y   E A 68 9.00kgs
225/45 R17 91Y   C A 69 8.97kgs
225/45 R17 94Y XL   C A 69 8.97kgs
225/45 R17 91V   B B 68 9.14kgs
225/45 R17 94Y XL R1 E A 69  
225/45 R17 91Y Segment 2 E A 69  
235/45 R17 94Y   C A 70 10.90kgs
235/45 R17 97Y XL   C A 70 10.90kgs
235/45 R17 97Y XL Segment 2 E B 70  
235/45 R17 94Y R1 E A 70  
245/45 R17 95Y   E A 70 10.98kgs
235/55 R17 99Y   C A 70 11.44kgs
245/35 R18 92Y XL   C A 70 10.29kgs
245/35 R18 92Y XL Segment 2 E A 70  
245/35 R18 88Y   E C 70 11.67kgs
255/35 R18 94Y XL   E A 70  
255/35 R18 94Y XL   C A 70 11.00kgs
265/35 R18 97Y XL R1 E A 71  
265/35 R18 97Y XL Segment 2 C A 71  
275/35 R18 99Y XL Segment 2 E A 71  
285/35 R18 97Y   E A 71 12.94kgs
225/40 R18 92Y XL Segment 2 C A 70  
225/40 R18 88Y   E A 69  
225/40 R18 88Y   E B 69 10.22kgs
225/40 R18 92W XL   C A 67 11.33kgs
225/40 R18 92Y XL R1 E A 70  
235/40 R18 95Y XL   E C 72 11.68kgs
235/40 R18 95Y XL   E A 70 10.56kgs
245/40 R18 93Y Segment 2 E A 70  
245/40 R18 97Y XL Segment 2 C A 70  
245/40 R18 97Y XL   E A 70  
255/40 R18 99Y XL   C B 71 11.97kgs
265/40 R18 101Y XL   C A 71 11.86kgs
215/45 R18 93Y XL   E B 69  
215/45 R18 93Y XL   E A 69 9.55kgs
225/45 R18 91Y   E A 69 9.70kgs
225/45 R18 95Y XL Segment 2 E A 69  
235/45 R18 98Y XL   C A 70 10.75kgs
235/45 R18 94Y   E A 68  
235/45 R18 98Y XL   C A 69 10.84kgs
235/45 R18 94Y   E C 68 10.07kgs
245/45 R18 100W XL Segment 2 C A 71  
245/45 R18 100W XL   B B 69 12.35kgs
245/45 R18 100Y XL   C A 70 11.47kgs
255/45 R18 103Y XL   C A 71 12.08kgs
265/45 R18 101Y   E B 69 12.34kgs
275/45 R18 103Y   C B 69 13.37kgs
235/50 R18 101W XL   C A 70 12.43kgs
235/50 R18 101W XL   C A 70  
235/50 R18 97V   C B 71 11.48kgs
235/50 R18 101Y XL   C A 71 12.04kgs
245/50 R18 100Y   C B 70 12.09kgs
255/30 R19 91Y XL   E A 70 10.71kgs
265/30 R19 93Y XL   E A 71 11.60kgs
275/30 R19 96Y XL   E A 71 11.76kgs
285/30 R19 98Y XL   E A 71 12.78kgs
295/30 R19 100Y XL Segment 2 E A 72  
305/30 R19 102Y XL Segment 2 C A 72  
305/30 R19 102Y XL   E A 72 13.72kgs
225/35 R19 88Y XL   E A 69 9.86kgs
235/35 R19 91Y XL Segment 2 E A 70  
245/35 R19 93Y XL   C A 71  
245/35 R19 93Y XL Segment 2 C A 70  
245/35 R19 93Y XL Segment 2 E A 70  
245/35 R19 93Y XL   C A 71 11.93kgs
255/35 R19 92Y   E B 65 12.74kgs
255/35 R19 96Y XL R1 E B 71  
255/35 R19 96Y XL   C A 69 11.57kgs
275/35 R19 96Y   E A 71 12.89kgs
285/35 R19 103Y XL   E C 70 13.02kgs
285/35 R19 99Y   E A 71 13.43kgs
295/35 R19 100Y   E B 71 12.50kgs
225/40 R19 93Y XL   C B 68  
225/40 R19 89Y   E A 70  
225/40 R19 89Y   E B 68 10.93kgs
225/40 R19 93Y XL   C B 68 11.06kgs
235/40 R19 92Y   E B 68 10.11kgs
235/40 R19 92Y   E B 68 10.09kgs
245/40 R19 98Y XL   C A 70 11.59kgs
245/40 R19 98Y XL Segment 2 E A 70  
255/40 R19 100Y XL   C A 71 12.00kgs
265/40 R19 98Y   E B 70 11.09kgs
275/40 R19 101Y   E A 71 13.38kgs
245/45 R19 102Y XL   C A 70 11.27kgs
285/25 R20 93Y XL   E A 72 11.70kgs
235/30 R20 88Y XL Segment 2 E A 70  
245/30 R20 90Y XL   E A 70 10.45kgs
255/30 R20 92Y XL   E A 70 11.17kgs
235/35 R20 88Y   F A 67 10.06kgs
255/35 R20 97Y XL   C A 71 11.80kgs
265/35 R20 95Y   F A 70 11.26kgs
265/35 R20 95Y   F A 70  
275/35 R20 102Y XL   C A 69 15.14kgs
275/35 R20 102Y XL   C A 69 15.16kgs
275/35 R20 102Y XL   C A 71 13.53kgs
245/40 R20 99Y XL   C A 69 14.30kgs
245/40 R20 99Y XL   C A 69 14.35kgs
255/40 R20 101Y XL   E B 70 12.98kgs

Questions and Answers for the Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2

2016-04-29 - Hi, can you tell me on average how long or how many miles this Tyre should last for please? Thank you

Mileage entirely depends on vehicle type, power, driving style and road conditions! We have reports of the Asymmetric 2 lasting anywhere between 5,000 and 50,000 miles, but on an average high torque diesel vehicle like an Audi A4, we'd expect the fronts to last somewhere around 20,000 miles and rears towards 35,000 miles.

2018-05-19 - I am looking for a replacement set of tyres for a 2006 jaguar xjr. I have had Hankook Ventus V12's which were a great tyre but soft sidewalls. Nexen N1000 have been a great compromise but they pick up punctures easily so I am getting rid of them. Problem is the cost of medium range tyres has exploded over the past 6 years and there is little difference between a nexen Su1, dunlop maxx 050+ and goodyear AS3. One of the tyre shops hates Goodyear product and says they are inferior quality despite the high test scores. I heard the AS2 is a better tyre than the AS3 because it has a stronger sidewall. So what is the best choice of tyre if i don't want to spend crazy money on Michelin.

I wonder why the tyre retailer you've spoken to dislikes Goodyear products, given the hundreds of independent objective tests they've been featured in prove them wrong. Your best bet is to watch this tyre recommendation video.

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Top Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2 Review

Given 100% while driving a Audi A3 TDI SLine Quattro 181bhp (225/45 R17) on a combination of roads for 26,000 spirited miles
I fitted these tyres in 225/40/18/y spec to my new shape 2013 Audi A3 TDI quattro 181bhp which has been chipped up to 230bhp. the stock tyres were Contintental Sportcontact 3 - which I found were loud on many surfaces and in the wet completely unpredictable. these tyres lasted to 16,000 and returned about 42mpg.

I have now done 10k on the Eagle F1 assymetric 2's and have noticed a not insignificant rise to 46mpg and can say without a doubt on pothole and uneven roads the supple, compliant and confidence inspriring feel of this tyre has turned an already confident car into an absolute dream! hands down if you have an Audi Quattro (2013 onward) this is definitely the only tyre you will ever want to be considering placing on your vehicle. i dont know about other cars but for the A3 this tyre absolutely nails it and suits the character of the car.
104 - tyre reviewed on February 28, 2015   

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Given 70% while driving a Ford Kuga (235/55 R17 W) on a combination of roads for 1,600 spirited miles
I've had these fitted for around 2000km, so not a long time. I've been very happy with their grip and handling in the dry and wet. (I bought them in 235/55R17 as a more comfortable "touring" tyre for long trips- my other wheels are 19" with 255/40R19 ContiSportContact 6 tyres- they're very noisy on coarse road surfaces and the wheel rim is very easy to kerb as they've got a pathetic rim protector strip.)

Back to the Asymmetric 2, in 235/55R17 they give a quieter ride but with the safe grip and handling I desire.

I haven't scored them high in "Buy Again" as I'm about to have two replaced under warranty. They've both developed lumps/ depressions in the sidewalls. A bit of searching showed up another person with a BMW who reported "lumpy sidewalls" as a problem too. A third tyre has a very small lump as well, I'll be keeping an eye on it. (If you're checking for lumps do it by running a finger around the sidewall.)
0 - tyre reviewed on May 10, 2019   
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Given 83% while driving a BMW Z4M Coupe (255/40 R18) on a combination of roads for 25,000 spirited miles
225/45/18 and 255/40/18

As a road orientated tyre for use in a variety of conditions and situations, you really won't go far wrong with these. They offer very balanced performance and frankly astounding longevity, especially considering they have seen use on everything from city streets to technical tracks and alpine passes.

In the dry.
When new, I was impressed by the grip and traction these tyres offered. Hard launches resulted in minimal slip and corners could be attacked with absolute confidence. Their on-track performance was admirable for a road tyre and although they went off after several hard laps, they remained communicative and progressive despite being overheated.

In the wet.
I tend to avoid driving in the wet too much however I found these tyres to be great when new-good feedback and progression but perhaps lacking slightly in outright grip. These qualities remained throughout their life with only their aquaplaning resistance diminishing once past 50% wear, a trait which I imagine most tyres will suffer from to some degree.

Noise, comfort, mpg, longevity.
Although these are the attributes I value the least on this car, the F1 A2 performed faultlessly in all such areas. I have never noticed excessive noise, mpg has always been surprisingly good and I found them more comfortable than the continental M3's they replaced without any obvious trade off in steering precision. Their longevity remains a constant surprise, they just don't wear out anything like as quickly as I would have thought. In fact, I wish they had worn out faster so I'd have had an excuse to try something else!

As a do it all tyre I would really recommend the F1 A2, with one caveat. I do a fairly low annual mileage, using my car mainly for fun and found that their performance dropped noticeably after several years. Tread depth was still high when I first experienced this and at that point they hadn't been overheated on track. Cold temperatures also seemed to affect the tyres far more significantly in the last couple of years which wasn't the case when new, so I can only assume that they have perhaps hardened over time despite being stored in ideal conditions when not in use.

For that reason alone I couldn't completely recommend them as a tyre that might see 5+ years of service on a sparsely used performance car, but would suggest that anyone using their car in a more regular, daily driving scenario would be very happy with them.

As for whether I'd (theoretically) buy them again, yes and no. I wouldn't on my car given the age related performance degradation but would, and have done so, on my girlfriends Z3 (F1 A3) as I feel they are a great tyre for the money and suit her usage pattern perfectly.
3 - tyre reviewed on March 17, 2019   

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