Continental ContiVikingContact 6 SUV

Continental ContiVikingContact 6 SUV photo, test, review

The Continental VikingContact 6 SUV is a Premium Touring Studless Winter tyre with asymmetrical tread, designed for SUV and 4×4.

The tyre also has version for passenger cars.

2018 AMS Continental VikingContact 6 SUV test

In 2018 experts of the Sweden magazine Auto Motor & Sport have tested the Continental ContiVikingContact 6 SUV at size 275/45 R20 and compared it with five similar Nordic studless winter tyres. In addition, experts included into the test two winter tyres of the “European” type, which are shows better performance at dry and wet.

test Continental ContiVikingContact 6 SUV review
5th place in Dry braking. The braking distance difference was 1.25 meters longer, than the leader (similar tyre type).
test Continental ContiVikingContact 6 SUV review
7th place in Wet braking. The wet braking distance difference with the similar tyre type (Nokian) was 0.97 meters.
test Continental ContiVikingContact 6 SUV review
3rd place in Wet handling, but the best result among similar tyres type.
test Continental ContiVikingContact 6 SUV review
2nd place in Ice braking. The braking distance difference was 0.3 meters longer, than the leader.
test Continental ContiVikingContact 6 SUV review
4th place in Ice traction. Ice acceleration time difference was 0.28 seconds longer, than the leader.
test Continental VikingContact 6 SUV review
1st place and the best result in Ice handling.
test Continental VikingContact 6 SUV review
3rd place in Snow handling, but very close result to the leader: only 0.43 seconds difference.
test Continental VikingContact 6 SUV review
4th place in Rolling resistance.

 Overall Continental ContiVikingContact 6 SUV review

According to the test results the tyre took 2nd place.

Main conclusions:

  • Long wet braking distance, but the best handling among similar tyres type.
  • Good dry braking.
  • Good performance on the ice: short braking distance and the best handling.
  • Good snow handling.
  • Good rolling resistance.

Similar tyres from the test:

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