Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental PureContact with EcoPlus Technology

Good for NJ Winter. I have an Acura TSX. Bought these tires on a suggestion from a friend and after reading all the positive reviews. Didn't want to invest in snows/rims but looking for something that would make me feel more secure when driving my 18 miles to work every day.These tires have made a huge difference when driving in the snow. I love them! I live...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental TrueContact

Bought these tires for my daughter's first car based on the reviews and tire rack's ratings. with about 1000 miles so far, I can honestly say that this WAS NOT a mistake. GREAT tires so far. The wet and dry traction and handling is as advertised by the ratings. Had the tires installed at a local tire chain and was told by the manager that ho loves this tire...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental PureContact with EcoPlus Technology

This is simply a great tire! Very low road noise, excellent wet holding and resistance to hydroplaning-this matter greatly during FL thunderstorms while driving 75-80 mph. Solid cornering without drama, very sure-footed braking. I think probably the best tires I've owned, would certainly buy them again and again. No complaints whatsoever, so much better than...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental TrueContact

These tires only went on today but I wanted to pass on initial impressions of a good product. After driving my latest Prius for 18k miles with the mushy OEM Bridgestone EP20's, I finally had enough. The OEM's are/were as poor as the reviews indicate. All performance parameters suffer I suppose in order to maximize LRR properties. Plus they are already...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06

An standardized usage rating system would be useful for all season tires. At one end would be the Pilot Sport A/S 3. Excellent dry, wet and cornering traction with marginal snow and ice performance. On the other end would be the ExtremeContact DWS 06. A tire biased toward class leading snow and ice traction with average touring tire handling. Both are good...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental TrueContact

I usually buy Michelin tires, but this is my first set of Continentals. So far I have found these tires meet all of my criteria. Extremely good handling in both wet and dry conditions. They are very quiet. Very good braking performance. Competitively priced. Does it sound I'm happy with this choice - yes I am! I will update the review, including wear factors...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS

These tires were rated no:1 when I was looking for new tires for the X3 and since I already had them on a 03' 330i ZHP, I decided to get them. Having all wheel drive and some considerable clearance on the X3, theses tires perform better than expected. It was like driving on regular road when driving in 4-5in. of snow. They are quiet, has an incredible ride...  Read More

Best All-Season Tires for Mazda's Mazda6

The Mazda6 is Mazda's mid-size car entry offered since 2002. The third-generation hit the streets for model year 2014 as a four-door sedan with options of either manual or automatic transmission. Without a six-cylinder engine option, some may suggest it loses appeal to some people. However, fuel economy numbers in the high 30s will grab your attention. The...  Read More

Best Replacement Tires for Your Subaru WRX

The Subaru Impreza WRX is the high performance variation of the popular compact entry. In its fourth-generation model year of 2011, this rally cross inspired rocket has garnered quite the reputation from shade tree mechanics up through professional drivers.In stock showroom trim, tire size 235/45R17 is the size seen almost exclusively. There are a plethora...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Latitude Tour

I purchased the Ford TSB recommended Michelin Latitude Tour tire to replace the OE Continental ties which were noisy.The immediate result was less road noise, improved ride and bettter MPG. But what really has impressed me is the lack of tire wear over many thousands of mostly highway driving. The originally installed Conti's were loud and a harsh ride on my...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza RE960AS Pole Position RFT

Tire is exceptional in the rain or in the dry. Very quiet. Only problem is staggered fitment which meant I only got 20K on rear tires but Bridgestone replaced 2 tires for price of one so I can't complain since the fronts should easily make the advertised 40k. Better value than Michelin, Pirelli, Goodyear, Continental or Dunlop on a 2011 Corvette.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental CrossContact UHP

3rd set of Continentals on my GL 550. Was an OEM tire and for the longest while the only tire available in this size. I've also had Continentals on my 5-series BMW. They are great tires in terms of traction, etc. However, tread life is not great on the GL--I am lucky to get 25,000 miles and about halfway through their tread life they start to get a bit...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS

I have a history with these tires, and worked out a deal to have them installed when I purchased the car. I actually still have two of the original tires and two replacements(DWS06), because of a lot of potholes and road work being done in the Albany NY area. I love the car and the tires, and when Mazda starts building the Mazdaspeed 3 again, will replace...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental TrueContact

I bought a 4 tire set 215/45/17 true contacts to replace oem Firestone 740 on a 2015 Toyota Corolla S. First impression is wow! Based my decision on tire rack test and reviews posted here. Tire rack test results match my sentiments rather closely. My opinion here is to compare the performance against what came on the car. Not to bash the firestones, but the...  Read More

Best All-Season and Snow Tires for Your 2014 Jaguar F-TYPE

Does your Jaguar F-TYPE lie parked in the garage during the winter months just begging to be driven? Even a weekend spin is not advisable with sticky summer tires during cold, wintry conditions. The Jaguar F-TYPE is too great a car to store away for months at a time! Performance Winter / Snow tires will give your F-TYPE some grip on cold days and snowy...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental CrossContact LX Sport

These were OEM for a 2015 Volvo XC 70 T6 AWD. Initially, they seemed to be very responsive. I did have an number of nail punctures, requiring repairs (I chalked this off to construction projects down the street), as there is no road hazard included with these OEM's. Did rotation every ~ 6 - 7,000 miles. Wear has been very good over the past 2 years (sizeable...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ContiSportContact 5P

I'm currently driving about 30-50 miles per week on the track, and around 150 miles per week on the road (short commute and a local track). So far these tires have lived up to my expectations. I have noticed that if the pressure is even slightly low the outside front has a tendency to roll over a bit, but other than some scuffing it didn't seem to actually...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental PureContact with EcoPlus Technology

On a previous vehicle I used the older ProContact DWS, but they don't make that tire in this size and this tire has newer technology anyway.Living in Denver, snow traction is extremely important when considering an all season. I had these tires installed in early spring and we've cycled from 80 degree days to two (24 inches of snow) blizzards and these tires...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental TrueContact

We bought a set of 4 tires for our 2003 Honda Odyssey to replace 4 Michelin high-quality tires that would not balance. Once we put the Continentals on, it was like driving a different minivan!!! Very smooth, quiet, secure ride on both the local roads and highway. It is now a pleasure to ride. For the tires' first 1000 miles, my wife drove to Cincinnati, OH...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ContiProContact

These are the OEM tires on my Subaru Outback. At 25,000 miles the tread is worn to the state of being pretty useless for hydroplaning prevention. I use snow tires for the winter so I expected them to last for a few more years. Will be shopping for something with a more aggressive tread pattern and better wear rating. If the Subaru wasn't so good with...  Read More