Continental IceContact 2

Continental IceContact 2 photo, test, review

The Continental IceContact 2 is a Premium Touring studded winter tyre with asymmetrical tread pattern, designed for Passenger cars. The tyre also has a SUV-version.

The tire replaced the Continental IceContact.

The tire has been replaced by the Continental IceContact 3.

2018 Vi Bilägare Continental IceContact 2 test

In 2018 experts of the Swedish publication Vi Bilagare have tested the Continental Ice Contact 2 at size 205/55 R16 and compared it with six similar studded winter tyres. In addition, experts included into the test the Nokian HKPL R3 as studless winter tire to compare results.

test Continental IceContact 2 review
1st place and the best result in Dry braking. The braking distance 0.46 meters shorter than the next closest studded tyre.
test Continental IceContact 2 review
2nd place in Wet braking. The braking distance difference with the leader was 0.58 meters longer.
test Continental IceContact 2 review
5th place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 0.5 meters longer, than the best studded tyre.
test Continental IceContact 2 review
Last place in Snow handling. Continental was 7km/h slower, than the leader.
test Continental IceContact 2 review
4-6th place in Snow traction and a similar result with Gislaved and Bridgestone. The snow acceleration time difference with the best studded tyre was 0.26 seconds longer.
test Continental IceContact 2 review
1st place and the best result in Ice braking.
test Continental Ice Contact 2 review
2nd place in Ice handling. The handling time difference with the leader was 1.1 seconds longer.
test Continental Ice Contact 2 review
2nd place in Ice traction, but very close result to the leader: 0.02 seconds ice acceleration difference only.
test Continental Ice Contact 2 review
Last place in Rolling resistance test.

2018 Autofil Continental Ice Contact 2 Test

In 2018 experts of the Norwegian publication Autofil have tested the tire at size 205/55 R16 and compared with 11 similar budget, mid-range and premium studded winter tires.

Continental IceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental IceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental IceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental IceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental IceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental IceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental IceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental IceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental IceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental IceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental IceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental IceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental IceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental IceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental IceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental IceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

2018 Moottori Continental ContiIceContact 2 Test

Test by the Finnish magazine Moottori in 2018. The experts have tested the Continental at size 205/55 R16 and compared to 7 similar mid-range and premium winter tires.

Continental Ice Contact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental Ice Contact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental Ice Contact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental Ice Contact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental Ice Contact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental Ice Contact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental Ice Contact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental Ice Contact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental Ice Contact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental Ice Contact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental Ice Contact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental Ice Contact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental Ice Contact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental Ice Contact 2 test, reviews, ratings

2018 Tekniikan Maailma Continental IceContact 2 Test

Test by the Finnish publication Tekniikan Maailma in 2018. The experts have tested the tire at size 205/55 R16 and compared to 11 similar studded tires.

Continental ContiIceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental ContiIceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental ContiIceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental ContiIceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental ContiIceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental ContiIceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental ContiIceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental ContiIceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental ContiIceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental ContiIceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental ContiIceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental ContiIceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental ContiIceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental ContiIceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental ContiIceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

Continental ContiIceContact 2 test, reviews, ratings

2018 Za Rulem Continental IceContact 2 Test

In 2018 experts of the Russian magazine Za Rulem have tested the tire at size 195/65 R15 and compared to 11 similar budget, medium and premium winter studded tires.

Continental Conti IceContact 2 test, review, ratings

Continental Conti IceContact 2 test, review, ratings

Continental Conti IceContact 2 test, review, ratings

Continental Conti IceContact 2 test, review, ratings

Continental Conti IceContact 2 test, review, ratings

Continental Conti IceContact 2 test, review, ratings

Continental Conti IceContact 2 test, review, ratings

Continental Conti IceContact 2 test, review, ratings

Continental Conti IceContact 2 test, review, ratings

Overall Continental IceContact 2 Reviews

1. 2018 Vi Bilagare (205/55 R16) – 1st place. 

Main conclusions:

  • The shortest dry braking distance.
  • Very good wet braking.
  • Good snow braking and traction (average positions in the tests, but extremely close results to the best). The worst snow handling average speed.
  • Great on the ice.
  • The highest rolling resistance.

2. 2018 Autofil (205/55 R16) – 2nd place.

Main conclusions:

  • Average dry braking distance but good handling.
  • Relatively long wet braking distance and good handling speed.
  • Good snow performance.
  • Short ice braking distance, good handling speed and traction.
  • Average rolling resistance.
  • The best noise.

3. 2018 Moottori (205/55 R16) – 3rd place.

Main conclusions:

  • Relatively long wet braking distance but good handling.
  • Short dry braking distance and the best handling.
  • Short ice braking distance, good handling and traction.
  • The best snow performance.
  • Low noise.

4. 2018 Tekniikan Maailma (205/55 R16) – 2nd place.

Main conclusions:

  • Long wet braking distance but good handling.
  • Good results on the dry.
  • Short ice braking distance, good handling and traction.
  • Good results on the snow.
  • The lowest noise.
  • Average rolling resistance.

5. 2018 Za Rulem (195/65 R15) – 2-3rd place (shared with the Hankook W429).

Main conclusions:

  • Short wet braking distance.
  • Average dry braking distance.
  • Short ice braking distance, good traction and the best handling speed.
  • Short snow braking distance and the best traction.
  • Average rolling resistance.

Similar tires from the test:

1 star2 stars3 stars4 stars5 stars (10 votes, average: 3.40 out of 5)
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