Continental ContiSportContact 5

Continental ContiSportContact 5 photo, test, review, ratings

Continental  Sport Contact 5 is a Max Performance summer tire with asymmetrical tread pattern, designed for Passenger cars. The tire also has version for SUV.

The tire has been replaced by the Continental SportContact 6.

2017 Auto Bild Continental ContiSportContact 5 Test

In 2017 experts of the German magazine Auto Bild have tested the tire at size 245/40 R18 and compared with 8 similar budget, medium and premium summer tires.

Continental ContiSportContact 5 test and review
8th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 4.95m longer, than the leader.
Continental ContiSportContact 5 test and review
8th place in Wet handling. Continental was 5.8km/h slower, than the leader.
summer tire Continental ContiSportContact 5 test and review
8th place in Wet lateral handling. Continental was 0.8sec slower, than the leader.
summer tire Continental SportContact 5 test and review
2nd place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 0.4km/h lower, than the leader.
summer tire Continental SportContact 5 test and review
8th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 1.4m longer, than the leader.
summer tire Continental Sport Contact 5 test and review
8th place in Dry handling. Continental was 3.1km/h slower, than the leader.
summer tire Continental Sport Contact 5 test and review
3rd place in Rolling resistance.
summer tire Continental Sport Contact 5 test and review
5th place in Noise.

2017 Sport Auto Continental SportContact 5 Test

In 2017 experts of the German publication Sport Auto have tested the Continental CSC5 at size 225/40 R18 and compared to 6 similar Ultra High Performance summer tires.

Continental SportContact 5 test, ratings, review
5th place in Wet braking. +2.6m braking distance.
Continental SportContact 5 test, ratings, review
4th place in Wet handling. -2.5km/h handling speed.
Continental SportContact 5 test, ratings, review
2nd place in Wet lateral handling. -0.05m/s2 lateral acceleration.
Continental SportContact 5 test, ratings, review
1st place in Straight aqua. +0.9km/h float speed.
Continental SportContact 5 test, ratings, review
3rd place in Dry braking. +0.6m braking distance.
Continental SportContact 5 test, ratings, review
1st place in Dry handling. +0.1km/h handling speed.
Continental SportContact 5 test, ratings, review
6th place in Rolling resistance. +1.8kg/t rolling resistance.
Continental SportContact 5 test, ratings, review
Last place in Noise. +3dB external noise.

2016 Auto Zeitung Continental Sport Contact 5 Test

In 2016 experts of the German publication Auto Zeitung have tested the Continental at size 225/45 R17 and compared to 13 similar budget, mid-range and premium summer tires.

Continental Sport Contact 5 test, ratings, review
1st place in Wet braking. -2.9m braking distance.
Continental Sport Contact 5 test, ratings, review
1st place in Wet handling. -0.3sec handling time.
Continental Sport Contact 5 test, ratings, review
1st place in Wet lateral handling. -0.1sec handling time.
Continental Sport Contact 5 test, ratings, review
4th place in Straight aqua. -1.5km/h float speed.
Continental Sport Contact 5 test, ratings, review
1st place in Dry braking. -0.2m braking distance.
Continental Sport Contact 5 test, ratings, review
1-2nd place in Dry handling. -0.3sec handling time.
Continental Sport Contact 5 test, ratings, review
5th place in Dry slalom. -1.5km/h slalom speed.
Continental Sport Contact 5 test, ratings, review
10th place in Rolling resistance. +1.8kg/t.
Continental Sport Contact 5 test, ratings, review
1-7th place in Noise. -1dB external noise.

2015 Teknikens Varld Conti SportContact 5 Test

Test by the Swedish magazine Teknikens Varld in 2015. The experts have tested the Tire at size 225/45 R17 and compared to 11 similar budget, mid-range and premium summer tires.

Conti SportContact 5 test, ratings, review
2nd place in Wet braking. +0.1m braking distance.
Conti SportContact 5 test, ratings, review
2nd place in Wet braking. +0.01m braking distance.
Conti SportContact 5 test, ratings, review
2nd place in Wet handling. +0.04sec handling time.
Conti SportContact 5 test, ratings, review
2nd place in Straight aqua. -0.3km/h float speed.
Conti SportContact 5 test, ratings, review
3rd place in Dry braking. +0.57m braking distance.
Conti SportContact 5 test, ratings, review
2nd place in Dry braking. +0.2m braking distance.
Conti Sport Contact 5 test, ratings, review
2-3rd place in Dry slalom.
Conti Sport Contact 5 test, ratings, review
1st place in Comfort.
Conti Sport Contact 5 test, ratings, review
10th place in Rolling resistance.

2015 AMS Continental ContiSportContact 5 Test

Test by the German publication Auto Motor und Sport in 2015. The experts have tested the tire at size 225/50 R17 and compared to 8 similar budget, mid-range and premium summer tires.

Continental Conti SportContact 5 test, ratings, review
3-4th place in Dry braking. +0.7m braking distance.
Continental Conti SportContact 5 test, ratings, review
3rd place in Dry handling. -0.2km/h handling speed.
Continental Conti SportContact 5 test, ratings, review
1st place in Wet braking. -2m braking distance.
Continental Conti SportContact 5 test, ratings, review
2-3rd place in Wet handling. -0.1km/h handling speed.
Continental Conti SportContact 5 test, ratings, review
3rd place in Straight aqua. -7.4km/h float speed.
Continental Conti SportContact 5 test, ratings, review
6th place in Lateral aqua. -0.43m/s2 lateral acceleration.
Continental Conti SportContact 5 test, ratings, review
4th place in Rolling resistance. +1.5kg/t.
Continental Conti SportContact 5 test, ratings, review
3-5th place in Noise. +3dB external noise.

Overall Continental ContiSportContact 5 Review

1. 2017 Auto Bild (245/40 R18) – 7th place and an expert score “Satisfactorily”.

Main conclusions:

  • Long wet braking distance and low handling speed.
  • High straight aquaplaning resistance.
  • Relatively poor dry performance.
  • Good rolling resistance.
  • Good noise.

2. 2017 Sport Auto (225/40 R18) – 4th place and an expert score “Recommended”.

Main conclusions:

  • Good wet performance.
  • The best straight aquaplaning resistance.
  • Short dry braking distance and the best handling speed.
  • High rolling resistance.
  • The highest noise.

3. 2016 Auto Zeitung (225/45 R17) – 1st place an an expert score “Highly recommended”.

Main conclusions:

  • The best wet performance.
  • High straight aquaplaning resistance.
  • The shortest dry braking distance and good handling speed.
  • High rolling resistance.
  • Low noise.

4. 2015 Teknikens Varld (225/45 R17) – shared 1st place with the Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance.

Main conclusions:

  • Great wet performance.
  • Short dry braking distance and good handling speed.
  • High aquaplaning resistance.
  • The best comfort.
  • High rolling resistance.

5. 2015 AMS (225/50 R17) – 1st place and an expert score “Very good”.

Main conclusions:

  • Short dry braking distance and handling speed.
  • The shortest wet braking distance and good handling.
  • Good aquaplaning resistance.
  • Average rolling resistance.
  • Average noise level.
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