Hankook Ventus V2 Concept2 Review

If you’re in the market for a high-performance tire that offers dependable traction on dry and wet pavement as well as improved ride comfort without costing a king’s ransom, you ought to check out the Hankook Ventus V2 Concept2.

In this review, we cover all you need to know about the tire, from its strengths and weaknesses to its sizes, specs, pricing, and more, so stick around.

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Hankook Ventus V2 Concept2 (Our Review)

Overall Assessment

The Ventus V2 Concept2 utilizes a silica-heavy tread compound to ensure reliable traction on dry and wet pavements. The tread has a directional pattern that, with the aid of a solid center rib, ensures notably responsive steering as well as excellent braking and acceleration. 

If you’re a spirited driver, you may not enjoy using the Ventus V2 Concept2 because of its soft sidewalls, which will limit your cornering capabilities. Nevertheless, the tire is still an excellent option for the average driver. 

The tire features circumferential grooves that help reduce the risk of hydroplaning so that wet traction isn’t compromised. The V-tread pattern also aids in evacuating water from the tread. 

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The Ventus V2 Concept2 also performs nicely in the snow and on the ice, thanks to the use of 3D tread blocks and extensive siping around the tread, which help grant the tire a lot of biting edges. However, this isn’t a winter-specific tire, so we don’t recommend using it in deep snow. 

The tire is also designed in such a way that it keeps road noise at bay. How so? By using the unique Noise Control Block from Hankook. So you should expect a smooth, comfortable, and noise-free driving experience. 

Pros:

  • Reliable traction on dry and wet pavement
  • Quiet and comfortable driving experience
  • Listed at a wallet-friendly starting price point
  • Decent 45,000-mile warranty for the price

Cons:

  • Winter grip can use some improvements

Vehicles That Can Use Hankook Ventus V2 Concept2

The Hankook Ventus V2 Concept2 is designed for drivers of all sport coupes and sedans Below is a list of some of the most popular vehicles compatible with the Hankook Ventus V2 Concept2.

  • Toyota: Camry, Corolla
  • Volkswagen: Golf, Jetta
  • Volvo: S80, V70
  • BMW: 530i, 320i, 328i, X1
  • Infiniti: G35, I30
  • Kia: Rondo, Spectra
  • Chevrolet: Cruze, Malibu, Cobalt
  • Ford: Fusion, Focus
  • Honda: S2000, Accord, Fit, Civic
  • Subaru: Legacy, Impreza

Sizes and Specs

SizeAvailable Specs
15 Inches195/55R15 85V BSW
205/50R15 86H BSW
16 Inches185/55R16 83H BSW
205/45R16 83V BSW
205/50R16 87V BSW
205/55R16 94V BSW
215/55R16 97V BSW
225/50R16 92V BSW
225/55R16 99V BSW
245/50R16 97H BSW
17 Inches205/40R17 84V BSW
205/45R17 88V BSW
205/50R17 93V BSW
215/45R17 91V BSW
215/50R17 91V BSW
225/45R17 94V BSW
225/50R17 98V BSW
235/45R17 97V BSW
245/45R17 95V BSW
18 Inches215/45R18 93V BSW
225/40R18 92W BSW

Prices

The Hankook Ventus V2 Concept2 is listed at a cost-effective starting price point of around $64. It’s important to keep in mind that the prices tend to vary from one dealer to another. They also vary depending on the size and specs you choose. 

Note that it’s possible to find special offers on this tire, such as coupons, rebates, and discounts, so make sure you keep an eye out for them.

Warranty

The Ventus V2 Concept2 is backed by a 45,000-mile/5-year warranty on the tread. Uniformity is guaranteed for the first 2/32 inch of treadwear or the first year of use. 

Workmanship and materials are warranted for a period of 5 years, with free replacements during the uniformity period.

You also get to enjoy a sweet road hazard warranty that covers the first 2/32 inch of wear or the first year of use, whichever comes first. 

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Hankook Ventus V2 Concept2 Tire Customer Review

Raylan G. says: “I’m not the biggest fan of Hankook tires, but I have to admit, the Ventus V2 Concept2 sets the bar very high for budget tires. Yes, it’s not the most suitable for use in the snow, but then again, it’s not a winter tire, so you shouldn’t have high expectations in this department, to begin with.”

Raylan G. posted 4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5) review

Brock T. says: “I’m not a fan of spending hundreds of dollars on tires, so finding reliable tires that aren’t costly like the Ventus V2 Concept2 is always appreciated. I’ve been using this tire for two weeks now, and I’m pleased with its overall performance. It can use some improvements when it comes to winter traction, but apart from that, it’s a very dependable tire.”

Brock T. posted 4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5) review

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