Continental Ice Contact 3 is a Premium Touring studded winter tire with directional tread pattern, designed for Passenger Cars and SUV.
The tire replaced the Continental IceContact 2.
2019 Vi Bilägare Continental IceContact 3 test
In 2019 experts of the Swedish publication Vi Bilägare have tested Continental IceContact 3 at size 225/50 R17 and compared to 6 similar budget, mid-range and premium winter studded tires. In addition they included into the test studless Continental VikingContact 7 for comparison of results.
Overall Continental IceContact 3 review
1. 2019 Vi Bilägare (225/50 R17) – 1st place overall
- The best ice performance: the shortest braking distance, the lowest acceleration and handling time.
- Great results on the snow: the best braking distance, handling and acceleration time.
- A bit unbalanced on the wet: the shortest braking distance but average handling time.
- Same on the dry: the best braking distance but one of the lowest subjective handling score.
- Average noise and rolling resistance.