Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS

All the things you can measure about this tire are great. Performance is solid in every condition I've come across (no deep snow here), it's a comfortable ride and quiet.BUT - these are the unluckiest tires I have ever owned. 3 of them have been replaced, one at a time, from road damage. The sole surviving original tire still has plenty of tread so I...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin X-Ice Xi3

I am ordering a new set of 4 X Ice for my Audi A4 even though I could still get more out of my previous X ices which are entering their third winter season, but when it comes to snow and ice driving I have learned it's best not to extract the last ounce out of a tread. I love these tires! They handle nearly as well as my summer Extreme Contact Continentals,...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin X-Ice Xi3

During this summer, I bought a set of winter rims and tires through Tire Rack for my 2013 Acura TL SH-AWD. I live in MN and All season tires don't cut it. Furthermore using winter rims really keep your stock rims sharp far longer (sand & salt issues).So in the past I have purchased multiple sets of Blizzaks which have been excellent in all winter conditions....  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin X-Ice Xi3

I am not new to Michelin tires, so this was the obvious choice when I was shopping for winter tires. Having said that, I considered Blizzaks and Continentals before my purchase, but the Tire Rack and Consumer Reports reviews for the X-Ice made my decision much easier. Two seasons on these tires, and negligible wear thus far. They handle well for a winter...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Hankook Ventus S1 noble2

I needed a set of tires in a pinch and ended up going with these. I had no prior experience with Hankook, so I had no idea what to expect. I need a good all season tire that can get me through a couple inches of snow, as well as summertime rain storms, and I wanted something that will wear well. We've had two snow storms since the tires were mounted and I've...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental PureContact with EcoPlus Technology

So far the best tire I have had on any one of my cars.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS

My main reason for selecting this tire is for its winter snow traction. Traveling from the Bay Area to the Tahoe area ski resorts is a yearly occurrence. The OEM tires had decent dry performance but had very little snow traction, even with 4 wheel drive. It was so bad, the car was sliding around on the highway with light snow covering. The new tires were ---...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DW

I drive a 2010 VW CC sport and I've had this tire on my car for 28,000 miles. I bought the VW CC because I wanted a car with a nice balance between sportiness and luxury. I love everything about this tire except for one. This tire feels very precise. The tracking is spot on and there is no wandering. The grip is amazing in both the wet and dry. There is no...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental PureContact with EcoPlus Technology

MUST READ! Winter driving experience! Vehicle: 2007 Cobalt SS Supercharged 17PSI LSD 5-Speed Manual. (Wisconsin)Winter experience: I am highly surprised with these tires, everyone was telling me I would not move a FWD with a 45 series tire. I completely disagree! These tires are incredible!! I have driven in snow up to 5 in the worst hilly area you could...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ContiProContact

These came standard on my 2010 Outback. They are great tires in the summer, including in the rain, but once a little snow starts to fall or it'd cold enouhg for ice, they're terrible. They are very quick to hydroplane and lose traction, especially in the slush that forms on highways during a storm, even at low to moderate speeds. Braking and steering are...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Dunlop Direzza DZ102

Good tires so far! These replaced a set of Continental Extreme Contact DWS's. The Dunlops are far superior in ride quality, handling, and grip.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS

Switched to the Conti's from PS3's. Not nearly as responsive, but now that I've put more than a few thousand miles on them, they really aren't bad at all. Wear is MUCH better and ride is significantly quieter, especially as the tires have worn. Performed surprisingly well in the few snowfalls they have been through.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ContiProContact

I bought the Buick in 2013. Treadlife would be 60k. I am pleased with the set of tires so far. Seriously considering buying the same set when needed. Maybe I can make it til 60k or beyond in miles. I have stabilitrack and think that that is contributing to my success at keeping the tread. The depth is at 5/32. Looking forward to my next set...   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS

Great tire in my opinion. I had a flat this morning but I will contact customer service after I finally get out of the bed. I recommend this tire to all my friends.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental TrueContact

I know this is a early review however I have to say something about these tires. I replaced a set of FLAT NOISEY Goodyear Regatta's with these. It is like Night and Day. German Design. 800 Wear. A Traction B Temputure T rated 118MPH . These handle better in dry and wet driving. The Video review is right on about these tires. You Tube Videos show you why this...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS

I care about traction more than tread wear, and these tires are it. There are no better tires in the snow, ice and wet, and they do well in warm dry weather as well. The trade off is tread wear, but I'm okay with that. They came as original equipment for the premium package of the Audi Avant, and at first I was hesitant to replace them, but they did so well...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06

Wow! Continental has a home run with these tires. Comfort: The tires are much quieter than I expected for a high performance tire. They are no louder than the Goodyear RSA's that were OEM. The car is much more comfortable now over bumps. Before, I got a sharp impulse bump over uneven manholes, etc; now the bumps have a smooth flow with a lower amplitude to...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ContiProContact

OEM tire for this car. Rotated them every 6,000 miles and got 62,000miles out of them. To be real fair with this tire, being on an small economy car, they did the intended job. Dry traction was good and they wore out very evenly. Wet traction was decent and hydroplaning was bit of an issue halfway through the tire. If found for the right price I would...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental PureContact with EcoPlus Technology

I put this set of pure contact tires 3 months ago on my Saab 93. Had conti pro contact before and they were worn out. Excellent ride quality, its not soft and rubbery like Pirelli cunaturo, and its not as hard as pro contact. It has the perfect blance of ride quality and handling. It pretty much sticks to the road regardlless of conditions.Wet traction...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS

Excellent tire. Switched from Michelin to Continental Extreme Contact DW. Much quieter and better ride than Michelin yet very responsive for performance driving. Perfect tire for daily driver (comfort) and occasional track day. Tread holds up well. Surprisingly good in the rain. Highly recommended.   Read More