Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DW

Thursday, April 25, 2013 by Tire Rack Consumer Reviews

The following post was created from content submitted via Tire Rack's consumer surveys. Information shown is the opinion of the consumer and meant to be used for comparison shopping purposes.

Continental ExtremeContact DW Reviewer's Overall Rating: 9.5

2011 Nissan 370Z Coupe Touring
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Miles driven on tires: 1,000
Location: Lynnwood, WA
Driving Condition: Spirited

Initial Review, 1,000 Miles on Tires
April 23, 2013

So these are my third set of Continentals having sworn off of Bridgestones and their miserable ride quality. The DWs when compared to the Contisports are a little down on dry grip. Not the end of the world as they give up grip in a very predictable and linear fashion unlike Bridgestone. Where these tires really seem to excel is in the wet, a huge benefit here in the North West. They ride soft, enough so that you'll find yourself checking tire pressures again, but they are awesome in their ability to soak up small imperfections. Overall terrific tires, cannot speak to longevity but they show little sings of wear in the first 1000 miles, and previous experience tells me that they will last fine.


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