Continental ContiVikingContact 5

Continental ContiVikingContact 5 photo, test, review Continental VikingContact 5

Continental VikingContact 5 is a Premium Touring Winter tire with asymmetrical tread pattern, designed for Passenger cars.

The tire has been replaced by the Continental VikingContact 6.

2013 Tekniikan Maailma Continental VikingContact 5 test

In 2013 experts of the Finnish publication Tekniikan Maailma have tested Continental Viking Contact 5 at size 205/55 R16 and compared to 12 studded and 7 studless budget, mid-range and premium winter tires.

Continental Viking Contact 5 test, review, ratings
5th place in Dry braking (compared to best similar tire). +1m braking distance.
Continental VikingContact 5 test, review, ratings
7-8th place in Dry handling (last place). Subjective score – 6 points.
Continental VikingContact 5 test, review, ratings
5th place in Wet braking. +4.9m braking distance.
Continental VikingContact 5 test, review, ratings
4-5th place in Wet handling. +1.8sec wet lap time.
Continental VikingContact 5 test, review, ratings
6-7th place in Wet handling (last place). Subjective score 6 points.
Continental ContiVikingContact 5 test, review, ratings
4th place in Ice braking. +5.9m braking distance.
Continental ContiVikingContact 5 test, review, ratings
5th place in Ice handling. +9sec ice lap time.
Continental ContiVikingContact 5 test, review, ratings
5th place in Ice traction. +0.7sec acceleration time.
Continental ContiVikingContact 5 test, review, ratings
4th place in Snow braking. +1m braking distance.
Continental ContiVikingContact 5 test, review, ratings
1st place in Snow handling. +0.9sec snow lap time.
Continental Conti Viking Contact 5 test, review, ratings
2-3rd place in Snow traction. +0.1sec acceleration time.
Continental VikingContact 5 test, review, ratings
1-4th place in Noise.

Overall Continental ContiVikingContact 5 review

According to the test results Continental took 5th place among studless tires.

Main conclusions:

  • Short dry braking distance and subjective handling score.
  • Good wet performance.
  • Short ice braking distance, average handling time and traction.
  • One of the best results on the snow (among similar tires).
  • Low noise.

Similar tires from the test:

1 star2 stars3 stars4 stars5 stars (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
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