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Continental PremiumContact 6

Continental PremiumContact 6

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Pros and cons

  • wet-braking
    Short braking distance on wet roads
  • wet-handling
    Exceptional handling on the wet
  • dry-braking
    Short braking distance on dry roads
  • dry-handling
    Great handling on dry roads
  • aquaplaning-longitudinal
    Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • noise-exterior
    High drive-by noise levels
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Sizes

Continental PremiumContact 6 is made in 260 sizes, starting from 185/65 R15 up to 325/40 R22.
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Timeline

2017

Continental PremiumContact 6 was tested 5x (EVO,...) and won the Autobild 225/50 R17 test.

2018

Continental PremiumContact 6 was tested 3x (Automotorsport,...)

2019

Continental PremiumContact 6 was tested 7x (ACE,...) and won the Gute-Fahrt 225/40 R18 test.

2020

Continental PremiumContact 6 was tested 6x (ADAC,...) and won the ADAC 225/40 R18 test.

2021

Continental PremiumContact 6 was tested 8x (ADAC,...) and won the ADAC 205/55 R16 test.

2022

Continental PremiumContact 6 was tested 5x (ADAC,...) and won the ADAC 215/60 R16 test.

2023

Continental PremiumContact 6 was tested 2x (ADAC,...)

2022

Continental PremiumContact 6 got replaced by Continental PremiumContact 7

Achievements

Best
wet-braking
Wet braking
Adac 2023
Vibilagre 2022
Autoexpress 2022
Adac 2021
Best
dry-braking
Dry braking
Adac 2023
Automotorsport 2023
Autobild 2022
Vibilagre 2022
Best
dry-handling
Dry handling
Vibilagre 2022
Autozeitung 2021
Gtu 2021
MotorPL 2021
Best
wet-circle-cornering
Wet circle cornering
Vibilagre 2022
Adac 2021
Autobild 2021
Gtu 2021
Best
wet-handling
Wet handling
Vibilagre 2022
Adac 2021
Adac 2021
Autobild 2021
Best
noise-exterior
Exterior noise
Adac 2023
Automotorsport 2023
Best
ride-comfort
Comfort
Automotorsport 2022
Autozeitung 2019
Best
aquaplaning-cross
Aquaplaning - cross
Adac 2023
Best
aquaplaning-longitudinal
Aquaplaning - longitudal
Adac 2023

Continental PremiumContact 6 in tyre tests

All tyre tests where Continental PremiumContact 6 was featured:
ADAC
ADAC Summer tyre test 2023 205/55 R16
good
Ranked #2 of 50
Securing an impressive second place among 50 competitors, the Continental PremiumContact 6 showcased a remarkable performance with a final rating of "Good". Its balanced nature and high safety were highlighted by its exceptional handling on both dry and wet roads, earning the highest marks in these categories. Additionally, it was praised for its long service life. However, its efficiency was noted as a weaker point, slightly impacting its overall environmental footprint. Despite delivering good wear and low abrasion, its efficiency was slightly lower due to the tyre weight, and noise levels received a satisfactory rating. The Continental PremiumContact 6 stood out for ensuring the shortest braking distances in tests on both wet and dry surfaces, providing excellent steering feedback on dry roads, and demonstrating secure and easily controllable handling in wet conditions.
Name Enviromental impactDriving safety
Best values in test1,31,8
Continental PremiumContact 62,61,8
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Source: www.adac.de
Automotorsport
Automotorsport Summer tyre test 2023 255/45 R20
very good
Ranked #2 of 10
Securing the runner-up position among ten contenders, the Continental PremiumContact 6 excelled with a final rating of "Very good." This tire stood out for its remarkably short stopping distances on dry surfaces, offering a safe and broad limit range with ample reserves both in wet and dry conditions. Its quiet passing and interior noise further distinguished it, earning top marks in comfort, dry braking, dry lane changing, and exterior noise – showcasing its superior capabilities in these disciplines. Despite its strong performance, it fell slightly behind its predecessor, the Conti SC 7, in terms of responsive steering, showing a tendency towards understeer and a marginally lower grip level.
Name
Continental PremiumContact 6
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Promobil
Name WetDryEnviromental impact
Best values in test7,37,75,9
Continental PremiumContact 68,98,38,6
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Source: www.promobil.de
AutoMotorSport
AutoMotorSport Summer tyre test 2022 245/45 R19
very good
Ranked #4 of 10
Securing a commendable fourth place among ten competitors, the Continental PremiumContact 6 emerged with a 'Very good' final rating. This tyre, specially designed for Audi vehicles, stands out primarily for its exceptional performance on dry roads. It comes equipped with innovative self-sealing Seal technology and noise-reducing Silent technology, making it notably quiet and comfortable inside the vehicle's cabin. However, it does exhibit some inherent limitations in wet conditions. Highlighting its strengths, the tyre excelled in disciplines such as dry steering response and comfort, underscoring its design focus and technological advancements aimed at enhancing the driving experience.
Name WetDryEnviromental impact
Best values in test9,09,79,4
Continental PremiumContact 67,88,47,4
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Source: reifenpresse.de
ADAC
Name WetDryNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test2,11,52,41,01,2
Continental PremiumContact 62,1 1,92,62,01,9
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Source: www.adac.de
Tyre Reviews
Tyre Reviews Summer tyre test 2022 225/45 R17
recommended
Source: www.tyrereviews.com
Autobild
Autobild Summer tyre test 2022 225/45 R18
satisfactory
Ranked #7 of 11
Finishing 7th out of 11 competitors, the Continental PremiumContact 6 was awarded a 'Satisfactory' rating. Renowned for its premium comfort, the tire boasts stable handling on dry surfaces and impressively short braking distances when dry. Moreover, it is lauded for its fuel-efficient rolling resistance and overall good comfort. However, it falls short in a few areas, notably its limited safety margin under aquaplaning conditions, delayed steering response, and extended braking distances on wet surfaces. Standing out in its performance, the Continental PremiumContact 6 was especially dominant in dry braking, a discipline where it outperformed its competitors.
Name WetDry
Best values in test2+1-
Continental PremiumContact 62-2+
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Source: reifenpresse.de
Autobild
Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test34,129,6
Continental PremiumContact 636,529,6
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ADAC
ADAC Summer tyre test 2021 225/50 R17
good
Ranked #2 of 17
Achieving a strong second place out of 17 competitors, the Continental PremiumContact 6 stood out for its overall balanced performance, particularly excelling in wet conditions, where it was deemed the best in disciplines such as wet circle cornering and wet handling. It also performed commendably on dry roads and had the advantage of low fuel consumption, marking it as highly efficient. According to tester feedback, the tire showcased an excellent equilibrium between handling in dry and wet conditions, with dry braking being a noteworthy strength. On wet surfaces, it not only displayed impressive braking capabilities but also maintained precise and controlled handling both on wet handling courses and circular tracks. Interior noise levels were found to be good, contributing to a comfortable driving experience, although the tire's exterior noise emission was rated as adequate. Additionally, it showed low wear rates and ranked among the top for energy efficiency, further emphasizing its attributes. While no specific weaknesses were pointed out, the test results conferred a 'Good' final rating on the tire, underscoring its reliability and performance.
Name WetDryNoiseWear
Best values in test2,01,52,61,5
Continental PremiumContact 62,12,13,12,0
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Source: www.adac.de
Autobild
Name WetDryOffroad
Best values in test2+2+2+
Continental PremiumContact 62+ 2+ 2-
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Source: www.autobild.de
Autozeitung
Autozeitung Summer tyre test 2021 225/40 R18
highly recommended
Ranked #2 of 10
Name Points totalWetDry
Best values in test929393
Continental PremiumContact 6898593
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Source: reifenpresse.de
ADAC
Name WetDryNoiseWear
Best values in test1,81,42,70,6
Continental PremiumContact 61,8 2,03,12,5
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Source: www.adac.de
Tyre Reviews
Tyre Reviews Summer tyre test 2021 225/40 R18
recommended
Ranked #8 of 11
Name
Continental PremiumContact 6
Source: www.tyrereviews.com
Autobild
Name WetDryRunning costs
Best values in test1-2+1
Continental PremiumContact 62+22+
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Source:
GTÜ
GTÜ Summer tyre test 2021 225/45 R17
recommended
Ranked #6 of 9
Name Points totalWetDryEnviromental impactRunning costs
Best values in test15768542220
Continental PremiumContact 614666511613
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Source: media1.autoservicepraxis.de
Autobild
Name WetDryRunning costs
Best values in test11-1
Continental PremiumContact 62+1- 1
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Source: www.autobild.de
ADAC
Name WetDryNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test1,71,32,82,01,6
Continental PremiumContact 61,7 2,43,62,0 2,1
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Source: www.adac.de
Autobild
Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test32,128,7
Continental PremiumContact 633,230,2
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Source: www.autobild.de
AutoMotorSport
Name WetDryRolling resistanceNoiseComfort
Best values in test9,49,3101010
Continental PremiumContact 68,19,1767
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Source: www.auto-motor-und-sport.de
Autozeitung
Name Points totalWetDry
Best values in test264137129
Continental PremiumContact 6264 137 127
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Source: www.autozeitung.de
Teknikens
Name Points totalWetDryComfortFuel consumption
Best values in test61111216
Continental PremiumContact 657241769
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Source: teknikensvarld.se
Gute-Fahrt
Name
Continental PremiumContact 6
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Source: reifenpresse.de
Autobild
Name WetDry
Best values in test1-1-
Continental PremiumContact 62+2+
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Source: reifenpresse.de
Autobild
Name WetDryRunning costs
Best values in test111
Continental PremiumContact 6221
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Source: www.autobild.de
Autobild
Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test34,228,7
Continental PremiumContact 635,829,9
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Source: www.autobild.de
Autobild
Name WetDryOffroad
Best values in test1-2+2+
Continental PremiumContact 62+2+ 2
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Source: reifenpresse.de
ACE
ACE Summer tyre test 2019 205/55 R16
highly recommended
Ranked #3 of 9
Name Points totalWetDryRolling resistanceNoiseRunning costs
Best values in test1536651191017
Continental PremiumContact 61516251 17714
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Source: s3.eu-central-1.amazonaws.com
Autozeitung
Name Points totalWetDry
Best values in test277142135
Continental PremiumContact 6277 142 135
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Source: reifenpresse.de
Automotorsport
Name Points totalWetDryEnviromental impact
Best values in test9,49,89,310
Continental PremiumContact 68,58,58,78,0
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Source: www.reifentrends.de
Autozeitung
Name Points totalWetDry
Best values in test280149131
Continental PremiumContact 6263137126
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Source: www.autozeitung.de
ACE
ACE Summer tyre test 2018 235/45 R18
recommended
Ranked #5 of 11
Name Points totalWetDryRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test1505539147
Continental PremiumContact 61456348187
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Source: www.ace.de
EVO
Name Points totalWetDryRolling resistanceComfort
Best values in test308,24129,585,617
Continental PremiumContact 6296,849,536,594,522
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Source: www.tyrereviews.co.uk
Autobild
Name WetDryRunning costs
Best values in test1-1-1
Continental PremiumContact 61- 1- 1
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Source: www.reifentrends.de
Autobild
Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test34,134,6
Continental PremiumContact 634,935
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Source: www.autobild.de
Autobild
Name WetDryOffroad
Best values in test1-2+2+
Continental PremiumContact 621-2
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Source: www.autobild.de
Automotorsport
Name Points total
Best values in test9,4
Continental PremiumContact 68,4
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Source: www.auto-motor-und-sport.de

Test ratings distribution

100% (14x)85% (14x)
ExemplaryHighly recommendedTest winnerVery goodGoodSatisfactoryRecommended
6x2x2x4x6x1x7x

Ratings x Wheel size

R16R17R18R19R20
91% (5x)91.7% (9x)92.5% (12x)100% (1x)100% (1x)

Ratings x Width

205/xx Rxx215/xx Rxx225/xx Rxx235/xx Rxx245/xx Rxx255/xx Rxx
92.5% (4x)85% (2x)93.1% (13x)88.8% (4x)96.3% (4x)100% (1x)

FAQ

  1. Where is Continental PremiumContact 6 made?

    Continental PremiumContact 6 is made in Slovakia/Germany/Czech Republic.

  2. Is this tyre suitable for SUVs?

    Yes, this tyre is also made in SUV sizes.

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