Yokohama BluEarth RV02

The Yokohama BluEarth RV02 is a Premium Touring Summer tyre designed to be fitted to SUV and 4x4s.

Tyre Reviews

Dry Grip 86%
Wet Grip 83%
Road Feedback 80%
Handling 83%
Wear 63%
Comfort 88%
Buy again 78%

Tyre review data from 6 tyre reviews averaging 80% over 58,000 miles driven.

The BluEarth RV02 is ranked 6th of 26 Summer Premium Touring tyres.

Latest Tyre Test Results

2020 Gute Fahrt SUV Summer Tyre Test - 7th of 8 tyres

  • Positive - Low rolling resistance.
  • Negative - Poor grip in the dry and wet, average comfort.
  • Overall - Satisfactory - low fuel use, but at the cost of grip.
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2020 ADAC SUV Summer Tyre Test - 5th of 12 tyres

  • Positive - Quietest tyre on test
  • Negative - Slightly weak in the dry and wet, slightly high fuel consumption
  • Overall - Recommended
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2020 Tyre Tests

  • 5th: 2020 ADAC SUV Summer Tyre Test (235/55 R17)
  • 7th: 2020 Gute Fahrt SUV Summer Tyre Test (215/50 R18)
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    Questions and Answers for the Yokohama BluEarth RV02

    2022-05-20 - I’ve got a 3.5 v6 Toyota Estima running on these in 215/55/17r. A nice big comfy bus with very understeery tendencies. Unfortunately, with 280ps/340+nm going through the front wheels it has a tendency to spin from standstill when it’s damp or going uphill. What tyres would reduce the chance of this happening, but also remain comfortable and very quiet?

    Something like the Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6 or Michelin Pilot Sport 5 might offer you more traction without upsetting the comfort of the vehicle too much.


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    Size Price Range  
    215/60 R16 £82.39 - £115.10 (4 Prices) Compare Prices >>
    235/50 R18 £149.59 - £154.80 (2 Prices) Compare Prices >>
    235/60 R18 £120.79 - £124.90 (2 Prices) Compare Prices >>
    Available in 22 tyre sizes - View all.

    Top 3 Yokohama BluEarth RV02 Reviews

    Given 91% while driving a Hyundai Tucson (225/45 R19) on a combination of roads for 0 easy going miles
    Replace the Continental contiSport5 Suv on my Hyundai Tucson 2.0 4x4.. It was a greate surprise both the grip and the overall drive of the car. Surprisingly low noise tire and smooth.. Recommended will buy again
    Helpful 106 - tyre reviewed on May 18, 2019
    Given 90% while driving a Toyota Vellfire 3.5 (235/50 R18 V) on a combination of roads for 0 easy going miles
    Yokohama BluEarh RV02 are very comfortable and suitable for vehicles with high center of gravity. They have exceptional wet grip & dry grip & also improve stability for vehicles such as SUVs and MPVs.
    Helpful 51 - tyre reviewed on July 12, 2019
    Given 81% while driving a Toyota Vellfire 3.5 (235/50 R18 V) on mostly motorways for 8,000 easy going miles
    As these BluEarth RV02 are designed to be primary used on MPVs, it works exceptionally well on my Vellfire, after replacing the OEM Toyo tires, the RV02 made the car feel way more stable while going over uneven surfaces with less body movements. Felt more comfortable than the Toyos and also had better grip during the wet and better fuel consumption.
    Helpful 17 - tyre reviewed on May 18, 2020
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    Latest Yokohama BluEarth RV02 Reviews

    Given 67% while driving a Kia Motors Sorento III (UM) Diesel 2.2 CRDI (235/60 R18) on a combination of roads for 25,000 average miles
    Replaced Nexen N’Fera RU5 with Yokohama RV02. Pretty decent tires for it’s price. However level of comfort drops drastically as the thread wore down and noise increases.
    Helpful 3 - tyre reviewed on July 31, 2022
    Given 86% while driving a Nissan Nissan X trail Ti 2.5l petrol (235/60 R18) on a combination of roads for 25,000 average miles
    Switching from Dunlops, these tires are major upgrades. On dry, grip level is sufficient. On wet however, grip remains high and car doesn’t falter under braking or hard turns. About tread wear, the tires are currently at 40000+km ~ 3.5 years, but doesn’t show any excessive sign of wear. Might do another 20000km. Used sometimes for cross-country trips in SEA climate. In the comfort department, this is where it’s leagues above Dunlops. Road noise are almost nonexistent. Bumps and potholes are endured softly without bumping out the wheels. Suggested these tires to colleagues and friends and all of them likes it.
    Helpful 4 - tyre reviewed on October 10, 2021
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