Yokohama Geolandar CV G058 Review

Yokohama’s next-generation all-season tire designed specifically for modern crossovers and SUVs gains improved wet and winter traction, a quieter ride and a much longer tread life.

PROS

  • Impressive wet weather grip
  • Surprising winter grip
  • Long life

CONS

  • Some road noise


The Geolandar CV G058 makes use of a new CV2 tread compound that has unique properties to deliver improved wet weather grip – one of the tire’s best new traits. In addition, the design of the exterior tread blocks works to evacuate water at a higher level, helping further improve wet wether grip.

As one might expect from an all-season tire like this, there are four circumferential grooves on the tire to direct deeper water away from the contact patch and prevent hydroplaning.

Yokohama Geolandar CV G058 Review tread

Examine the tire tread further, there are hundreds of 2D and 3D sipes dividing the treads up into tiny sections. This helps with wet grip, but it is also designed to give the tire some genuine winter traction – without being billed as a true winter tire.

This is even true of the center tread rib, which has the unique feature of being so divided that it offers grip, while also being so close to being a continuous piece of rubber that it is able to deliver impressive highway stability and responsiveness. It also helps maintain tire shape under braking. As a result, the tire responds well to hard braking inputs in the dry. It’s similarly impressive in the wet, where the water evacuation properties work with the tire’s structure to stop short on rainy days.

Pulling al of this together is a micro-silica tread compound, which has the ability to maintain traction on wet surfaces while also wearing more slowly over time.

The latest in tire technology design was used to ensure this new tread design, while effective, is also quiet. The computer-optimized tread pattern is designed to reduce noise from the road and from the air running across the tire’s surface. It’s not amazingly silent, so we’d rate it mid-pack.

And finally, there’s the all-important question of tread life. This new tread compound and pattern is built to deliver 65,000 miles of guaranteed tread life.

Overall, we’re impressed with Yokohama’s commitment to delivering the sort of all-weather grip and long life modern crossover shoppers are really after.

    Yokohama Geolandar CV G058 Price

    Pricing for the Yokohama Geolandar CV G058 ranges from roughy $131 for a 16-inch tire to around $199 for a 20-inch tire.

    Yokohama Geolandar CV G058 Warranty

    The Geolandar CV G058 comes with a noticeable improvement in its milage guarantee as compared to the old X-CV. While that tire offered a 50,000 mile treadwear warranty, the G058 comes with a 65,000 mile warranty.

    In addition, a standard limited warranty applies to the tire. This covers defects in materials and workmanship with a replacement tire offered if a tire is found to be defective in the first 2/32-inch of treadwear. From that point and down to the final 2/32-inch of useable tread, defective tires will be replaced on a pro-rated basis.

    Yokohama Geolandar CV G058 Sizes

    Yokohama has released 33 different sizes available for the Geolandar CV G058 as of April 1st 2020, ranging from 16-inch to 20-inch sizes. More sizes should be added to the lineup in the near future.

    16-inch sizes
    235/70/R16
    215/70/R16
    225/70/R16
    215/65/R16

    17-inch sizes
    225/65/R17
    225/60/R17
    235/60/R17
    235/55/R17
    225/55/R17
    235/65/R17
    215/65/R17
    255/60/R17
    245/65/R17
    215/60/R17
    215/70/R17

    18-inch sizes
    225/60/R18
    225/55/R18
    245/60/R18
    235/65/R18
    235/60/R18
    235/55/R18
    235/50/R18
    255/55/R18

    19-inch sizes
    245/55/R19
    235/50/R19
    235/55/R19
    225/55/R19
    255/50/R19

    20-inch sizes
    255/55/R20
    235/55/R20
    245/50/R20
    265/50/R20
    255/50/R20