Continental WinterContact TS 850P

Continental WinterContact TS 850P photo, test, review

The Continental Winter Contact TS 850 P is an Ultra High Performance studless winter tyre with asymmetrical tread, designed for Passenger cars. The tyre also has SUV-version.

The tire has been replaced by the Continental WinterContact TS 860 S.

2018 Auto Bild Continental WinterContact TS 850 P

In 2018 experts of the German publication Auto Bild have tested the Continental TS 850P at size 245/45 R18 and compared it with nine similar budget, medium and premium UHP studless winter tyres. In addition, experts included into the test one reference summer tyre for comparison of results.

test Continental WinterContact TS 850P review
6-7th place in Dry braking among winter tyres. The braking distance difference with the best winter tyre was 0.7 meters longer.
test Continental WinterContact TS 850P review
5-6th place in Dry handling. Continental was 0.5 km/h slower, than the best winter tyre.
test Continental WinterContact TS 850P review
1st place in Wet braking among winter tyres. The braking distance was 2.4 meters shorter, than the next tyre.
test Continental WinterContact TS 850P review
2nd place in Wet handling. The tyre was 1.4 meters slower, than the leader.
test Continental WinterContact TS 850 P review
6th place in Straight aqua. The float speed difference was 3.9 km/h slower, than the best winter tyre.
test Continental WinterContact TS 850 P review
5-6th place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 1.3 meters longer, than the leader.
test Continental Winter Contact TS 850P review
4th place in Snow handling. The tyre was 0.8 meters slower, than the leader.
test Continental Winter Contact TS 850 P review
6th place in Rolling resistance.
test Continental Winter Contact TS 850 P review
6th place in Noise level test.

Overall Continental WinterContact TS 850P review

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

Main conclusion:

  • Average dry braking and handling.
  • Great results on the wet.
  • Average aquaplanning resistance.
  • Average on the snow.
  • Average rolling resistance and noise level.

Similar tyres from the test:

1 star2 stars3 stars4 stars5 stars (18 votes, average: 3.67 out of 5)
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