Continental VanContact Winter

Continental VanContact Winter photo, test, review, ratings

Continental VanContact Winter is a Premium Touring Winter tire with directional tread pattern, designed for Vans and Light trucks.

2018 Promobil Continental Van Contact Winter Test

In 2018 experts of the German publication Promobil have tested Continental VanContact Winter at size 225/70 R15C  and compared to 6 similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires.

Continental VanContact Winter test, review, ratings
1st place in Wet braking. -0.9m braking distance.
Continental VanContact Winter test, review, ratings
2nd place in Wet handling. -0.2km/h average handling speed.
Continental VanContact Winter test, review, ratings
1st place in Wet lateral handling. -0.01m/s2 lateral acceleration.
Continental VanContact Winter test, review, ratings
2nd place in Straight aqua. -0.5km/h float speed.
Continental VanContact Winter test, review, ratings
2nd place in Lateral aqua. -0.28m/s2 acceleration time.
Continental VanContact Winter test, review, ratings
3rd place in Dry braking. +1.1m braking distance.
Continental VanContact Winter tests, review, ratings
5-6th place in Dry handling. -0.8km/h average handling speed.
Continental VanContact Winter tests, review, ratings
1st place in Snow braking. -0.1m braking distance.
Continental VanContact Winter tests, review, ratings
1-2nd place in Snow traction. -0.02m/s2 snow acceleration.
Continental VanContact Winter test, reviews, ratings
4th place in Snow handling. -0.5km/h average handling speed.
Continental VanContact Winter test, reviews, ratings
Last place in Rolling resistance. +1.6kg/t rolling resistance.
Continental VanContact Winter test, reviews, ratings
6th place in Noise. +1.2dB external noise.

Overall Continental VanContact Winter Review

According to the test results Continental took 1st place in got an expert score “Highly recommended”.

Main conclusions:

  • The best wet performance.
  • High straight and lateral aquaplaning resistance.
  • Good snow braking distance and handling.
  • Great results on the snow.
  • High noise.
  • The highest rolling resistance.

Similar tires from the test:

1 star2 stars3 stars4 stars5 stars (3 votes, average: 4.67 out of 5)
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