Continental IceContact 3

Continental IceContact 3 photo, test, review, ratings, stud

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.

2021 Moottori Continental IceContact 3 Test

In 2021 experts of the Finnish magazine Moottori have tested the Continental at size 205/55 R16 and compared to 8 similar mid-range and premium winter studded tires.

Continental IceContact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental IceContact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental IceContact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental IceContact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental IceContact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental IceContact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental IceContact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental IceContact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental IceContact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental IceContact 3 test, reviews, ratings

2020 Vi Bilagare Continental Ice Contact 3 Test

In 2020 experts of the Swedish magazine Vi Bilagare have tested the tire at size 205/60 R16 and compared to 7 similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires.

Continental Ice Contact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental Ice Contact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental Ice Contact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental Ice Contact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental Ice Contact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental Ice Contact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental Ice Contact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental Ice Contact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental Ice Contact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental Ice Contact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental Ice Contact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental Ice Contact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental Ice Contact 3 test, reviews, ratings

2020 Test World Continental ContiIceContact 3 Test

Test by the Finnish organization Test World in 2020. The experts have tested the tire at size 205/55 R16 and compared to 7 similar budget, mid-range and premium studded winter tires.

Continental IceContact 3 test, review, ratings

Continental IceContact 3 test, review, ratings

Continental IceContact 3 test, review, ratings

Continental IceContact 3 test, review, ratings

Continental IceContact 3 test, review, ratings

Continental IceContact 3 test, review, ratings

Continental IceContact 3 test, review, ratings

Continental IceContact 3 test, review, ratings

Continental IceContact 3 test, review, ratings

Continental IceContact 3 test, review, ratings

Continental IceContact 3 test, review, ratings

Continental IceContact 3 test, review, ratings

Continental IceContact 3 test, review, ratings

Continental IceContact 3 test, review, ratings

Continental IceContact 3 test, review, ratings

Continental IceContact 3 test, review, ratings

2019 Test World Continental IceContact 3 Test

Test by the Finnish organization Test World in 2019. The experts have tested the tire at size 205/55 R16 and compared to 11 similar Touring and Premium Touring Studded tires.

Continental ContiIceContact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental ContiIceContact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental ContiIceContact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental ContiIceContact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental ContiIceContact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental ContiIceContact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental ContiIceContact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental ContiIceContact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental ContiIceContact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental ContiIceContact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental ContiIceContact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental ContiIceContact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental ContiIceContact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental ContiIceContact 3 test, reviews, ratings

Continental ContiIceContact 3 test, reviews, ratings

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 Continental VikingContact 7 as studless tire to compare results.

Continental IceContact 3 stud test, review, rating
1st place in Wet braking. -1m the braking distance (compared to the next studded tire).
Continental IceContact 3 stud test, review, rating
6th place in Wet handling. +0.94sec wet lap time in seconds (compared to the leader).
Continental IceContact 3 stud test, review, rating
3rd place in Straight aqua. -1.9km/h float speed in km/h.
Continental IceContact 3 stud test, review, rating
1st place in Dry braking (among studded tires). -1.3m dry braking distance.
Continental IceContact 3 stud test, review, rating
6-7th place in Dry handling. Subjective score – 2 points.
Continental IceContact 3 stud test, review, rating
1st place in Ice braking. -0.75m ice braking distance.
Continental IceContact 3 stud test, review, rating
1st place in Ice handling. -0.25sec ice handling time in seconds.
Continental IceContact 3 stud test, review, rating
1st place in Ice traction. -0.13sec acceleration time.
Continental IceContact 3 stud test, review, rating
1st place in Snow braking. -1.2m ice braking distance.
Continental IceContact 3 stud test, review, rating
1st place in Snow handling. -1.84 snow lap time.
Continental IceContact 3 stud test, review, rating
1st place in Snow traction. -0.11sec acceleration time.
Continental IceContact 3 stud test, review, rating
4-5th place in Rolling resistance. +0.09 l/100km fuel consumption.
Continental IceContact 3 stud test, review, rating
3-4th place in Noise. Subjective score – 4 points.

Overall Continental IceContact 3 Reviews

1. 2021 Moottori (205/55 R16) – 5th place.

Main conclusions:

  • The longest dry braking distance.
  • Average wet braking and good handling.
  • Average ice braking distance, poor handling and traction.
  • Good results on the snow.
  • Low noise.

2. 2020 Vi Bilagare (205/60 R16) – 2nd place.

Main conclusions:

  • Short wet braking distance and good handling speed.
  • High straight aquaplaning resistance.
  • Short dry braking distance and average handling.
  • Good results on the ice.
  • Good snow performance.
  • Low rolling resistance.
  • Low noise.

3. 2020 Test World (205/55 R16) – 1-2nd place. 

Main conclusions:

  • Good wet performance.
  • Short dry braking distance and the best handling.
  • Short ice braking distance and good traction, average handling speed.
  • The best results on the snow.
  • Low noise.
  • Low rolling resistance.

4. 2019 Test World (205/55 R16) – 2nd place.

Main conclusions:

  • Average wet braking distance and the best handling speed.
  • Long dry braking distance and good handling.
  • Short ice braking distance, good traction and handling.
  • Good snow performance.
  • High noise.
  • Low rolling resistance.

5. 2019 Vi Bilagare (225/50 R17)  – 1st place.

Main conclusions:

  • 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.

Similar tires from the test:

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