Continental WinterContact TS 860 S

Continental WinterContact TS 860 S photo, test, review, ratings

Continental WinterContact TS 860 S is an Ultra High Performance Winter tire with asymmetrical tread pattern, designed for Passenger cars.

The tire replaced the Continental WinterContact TS 850 P.

2019 Auto Bild Continental WinterContact TS 860S test

In 2019 experts of the German publication Auto Bild have tested Continental TS 860 S at size 255/35 R19 an compared with 11 similar budget, medium and premium winter tires. In addition experts included into the test one reference summer tire for comparison of results.

Continental TS 860 S test, review, ratings
3-4th place in Dry braking (compared to the best similar tire). +1m braking distance.
Continental Winter Contact TS 860 S test, review, ratings
2nd place in Dry handling. -1.2km/h handling speed.
Continental WinterContact TS 860 S test, review, ratings
6th place in Wet braking. +4.3m braking distance.
Continental WinterContact TS 860 S test, review, ratings
4-5th place in Wet handling. -2.5km/h handling speed.
Continental WinterContact TS 860 S test, review, ratings
10th place in Straight aqua. -7.6km/h float speed.
Continental WinterContact TS 860 S test, review, ratings
7th place in Snow braking. +1.3m braking distance.
Continental WinterContact TS 860 S test, review, ratings
7th place in Snow handling. -1km/h handling speed.
Continental WinterContact TS 860S test, review, ratings
1st place in Rolling resistance.
Continental WinterContact TS 860S test, review, ratings
5th place in Noise. +1.8dB external noise.

Overall Continental WinterContact TS 860 S review

According to the test results Continental took 4th place.

Main conclusions:

  • Good on the dry: short braking distance and high handlilng speed.
  • Average results on the wet.
  • Low straight aquaplanning resistance.
  • Average snow performance.
  • Low noise.
  • The best rolling resistance.

Similar tires from the test:

1 star2 stars3 stars4 stars5 stars (9 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)
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