Yokohama BluEarth RV02

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

Dry Grip 83%
Wet Grip 81%
Road Feedback 78%
Handling 80%
Wear 59%
Comfort 86%
Buy again 71%

Tyre review data from 8 tyre reviews averaging 77% over 115,000 miles driven.

The BluEarth RV02 is ranked 11th of 29 Summer Premium Touring tyres.

Latest Tyre Test Results

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 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 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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    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 124 - tyre reviewed on May 18, 2019
    Given 57% while driving a Nissan (225/55 R18) on mostly town for 17,000 average miles
    After less than 3 years my tyres had developed bad cracking at the bottom of every tread. I am now having to replace all four tyres despite them having plenty of wear left. This is clearly a fault with either materials or the manufacture of the tyres.
    Helpful 16 - tyre reviewed on September 28, 2023
    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 67 - tyre reviewed on July 12, 2019
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    Given 76% while driving a Nissan (215/55 R17) on a combination of roads for 40,000 average miles
    Have a 2016 Nissan Qashqai shod with them. Stark contrast to the Goodyear's I had on a Toyota Rush which was pretty lethal in the rain and one had to keep ones wits about them when driving fast in the dry. That said, the Yokohama's do appear to wear easily in comparison which I would attribute to a softer compound.

    I will however be considering the Yokohama's again when they need replacing which will be in the new year. I may consider another make if they have similar stats but a longer life, otherwise happy with the tyres overall performance.
    Helpful 6 - tyre reviewed on December 28, 2023
    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 15 - tyre reviewed on July 31, 2022
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    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 21 - tyre reviewed on October 10, 2021
    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 32 - tyre reviewed on May 18, 2020