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Continental PremiumContact 7

Continental PremiumContact 7

/89% · summer · · : Premium

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The Continental PremiumContact 7 is a summer tyre that boasts sporty handling qualities and precise steering response, with good longevity and fuel efficiency. In terms of wet grip, it has been praised for having the highest level of grip overall, with a clear lead in wet braking and joint fastest wet handling. The tyre also has the shortest dry stopping distance and the best dry handling. However, it was noted to have average rolling resistance, average aquaplaning resistance, and increased external noise. Although it comes with a higher price tag than some competitors, the Continental PremiumContact 7 is considered the best tyre in its category based on these test results.


Continental PremiumContact 7 is made in 40 sizes, starting from 205/55 R16 up to 285/40 R21.
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Continental PremiumContact 7 is ranked #89 of 856 summer tyres based on the results of tests carried out by Autobild 2023, Autobild 2023, and other organizations. Continental PremiumContact 7 belongs to the Premium segment and is made by a manufacturer from Germany. However, this particular model is made in Slovakia/Germany/Czech Republic. It is made in total of 40 sizes, 205/55 R16 being the smallest and 285/40 R21 the largest. This tyre was featured in tests 3 times, first test was carried in 2023. Continental PremiumContact 7 replaced an older model - Continental PremiumContact 6. This model received the best possible rating in 2 tests. Noise is a strong quality of Continental PremiumContact 7 - most dimensions have below average noise level values - 100% of them produce 0db noise, which result in "a" rating.



Continental PremiumContact 7 was launched and replaced Continental PremiumContact 6.


Continental PremiumContact 7 was tested 3x (Tyre Reviews,...) and won the Tyre Reviews 205/55 R16 test.


Dry braking
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Dry handling
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Wet braking
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Wet circle cornering
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Wet handling
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Continental PremiumContact 7 in tyre tests

The Continental PremiumContact 7, a premium segment tyre, has been tested by some of Europe's most valued organizations in 2023. The tests were conducted for different dimensions and periods of use, specifically for the summer season. The tyre has received an overall rating of 89%, which is a very good result for a premium segment tyre. In the Tyre Reviews Summer tyre test 2023 for the 205/55 R16 dimension, the Continental PremiumContact 7 was rated as test winner, securing the first place out of 13 contestants. In the Autobild Summer tyre test 2023 for the 225/45 R18 dimension, it was positioned in third place out of 20 and rated as Outstanding. However, in the braking distance test for the same dimension, the tyre was in fifth place out of 50 contestants, offering an average performance. The Continental PremiumContact 7 won one of the tests and was rated as the best in some of the tested disciplines, such as the Tyre Reviews Summer tyre test 2023.

All tyre tests where Continental PremiumContact 7 was featured:
Continental PremiumContact 7
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Name WetDryRunning costs
Best values in test2+1-1
Continental PremiumContact 72+ 2+2+
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Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test58.124.8
Continental PremiumContact 75925.3
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Source: www.autobild.de

Test ratings distribution

100% (2x)
Test winnerOutstanding

Ratings x Wheel size

100% (1x)100% (1x)

Ratings x Width

205/xx Rxx225/xx Rxx
100% (1x)100% (1x)


  1. Where is Continental PremiumContact 7 made?

    Continental PremiumContact 7 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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