Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS

Thursday, January 31, 2013 by Tire Rack Consumer Reviews

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Continental ExtremeContact DWSReviewer's Overall Rating: 8.09

2007 Volkswagen Jetta GLI
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Miles driven on tires: 30,000
Location: Orem, UT
Driving Condition: Spirited

Initial Review, 30,000 Miles on Tires
January 29, 2013

I bought this car with these tires on them and when two were worn I replaced them with the same. They are very good tires and hold the road well in all types of conditions. I like to take corners hard sometimes and these tires hold on. I do wish they would last a touch longer, but I know some of the wear is from aggressive driving. The only downfall I have noticed is cupping causing the 'woob' sound. Its really annoying though I wonder if this is caused by extra camber in the suspension at factory (nothing modified). Its especially noticeable after rotating. I will say once the 'S' is gone from 'DWS" there is no Snow traction. In fact, much traction is suddenly gone, like a switch for traction was turned off. All in all, a great tire.

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