Continental CrossContact UHP

Continental CrossContact UHP photo, test, review

Continental ContiCrossContact UHP is a Touring summer tire with asymmetrical tread pattern, designed for SUV and 4×4.

2015 Auto Bild Allrad Continental CrossContact UHP test

In 2015 experts of the German publication Auto Bild Allrad have tested Continental Conti Cross Contact UHP at size 215/65 R16 and compared it with ten similar budget, mid-range and premium tyres.

summer tyre Continental CrossContact UHP test and review
1st place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 0.1m shorter, than the next tire.
summer tyre Continental CrossContact UHP test and review
2nd place in Wet handling. Continental was 0.8km/h slower, than the leader.
summer tyre Continental Cross Contact UHP test and review
6th place in Wet lateral stability. Continental was 0.26sec slower, than the leader.
summer tyre Continental Cross Contact UHP test and review
10th place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 4.1km/h lower, than the leader.
summer tyre Continental Cross Contact UHP test and review
3rd place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 1.4m longer, than the leader.
summer tyre Continental ContiCrossContact UHP test and review
2-3rd place in Dry handling. Continental was 0.8km/h slower, than the leader.
summer tyre Continental ContiCrossContact UHP test and review
2nd place in Grass traction.
summer tyre Continental ContiCrossContact UHP test and review
8th place in Gravel traction.
summer tyre Continental ContiCrossContact UHP test and review
Last place in Sand traction.
test Continental ContiCrossContact UHP review
2nd place in Mud traction.
test Continental ContiCrossContact UHP review
4th place in Rolling resistance.
test Continental Conti Cross Contact UHP review
9-10th place in Noise.

Overall Continental CrossContact UHP review

According to the test results Continental took 4th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Great wet performance.
  • Low straight aquaplanning resistance.
  • Good dry braking distance and handling speed.
  • Relatively high noise.
  • Good rolling resistance.

Similar tires from the test:

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