Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental PureContact with EcoPlus Technology

Friday, December 21, 2012 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 PureContact with EcoPlus Technology Reviewer's Overall Rating: 8.62
 
 

2012 Buick LaCrosse 3.6
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Buy/More Info
Miles driven on tires: 100
Location: Noblesville, IN
Driving Condition: Average

Initial Review, 100 Miles on Tires
December 21, 2012

My previous tires were the OEM Michelin Hx mxmx4. These Continentals are a big improvement over the OEM Michelins.
The Continentals are much smoother, quieter and dry and wet grip is really good. We had light snow last night and I took the car out early this morning before the snow plows came out to see how they handled, I was very pleased.
At highway speeds I have to be careful because with these tires it is almost like a smooth flight, I could easily go over the speed limit and not know it.
I have experience with the Bridgestone Serenity Plus and the Continental Contact Extreme DWS and the Continental PureContact with Eco Plus is the best that I have driven on. I am also averaging 3 more miles to the gallon.This tire is everything I was looking for and more.
I notice on the Tire Rack test it was said that they would like to see as slight improvement in this tire when hitting the larger bumps but I have not found this to be true, IMO they handle the larger bumps better than the OEM Michelin Pilots and Bridgestone Serenity Plus.
I am Running the tires at the recommended PSI on my door jam which is 33psi.

 

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