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ContiPremiumContact 5 wins top recommendation from ADAC, ÖAMTC, TCS and Stiftung Warentest

23/02/2015
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  • In the compact car size 185/60 R 14, the ContiPremiumContact 5 finished best in test with a “good” rating – the highest rating awarded
  • The mid-range size 205/55 R 16 ContiPremiumContact 5 was also rated “good”

In this year’s summer tire test staged by the leading German, Austrian and Swiss automobile clubs together with consumer organization Stiftung Warentest, the ContiPremiumContact 5 emerged with the highest rating awarded. In the test for 185/60 R 14 tires for compact cars, the ContiPremiumContact 5 scored top marks for wet and dry handling, demonstrating good wet-weather properties as it finished best in test. The tire experts described it as “a very balanced summer tire”. In the test for 205/55 R 16 tires for compact to mid-range models, the ContiPremiumContact 5 was also rated “good” – the highest rating awarded. Top marks for dry-weather performance and good wet-weather properties led to a “very balanced summer tire” verdict for this size as well.

The experts tested a total of 35 tires in the two sizes 185/60 R 14 and 205/55 R 16. The test vehicles were two Volkswagens: a Polo and a Golf VII. The test included tires from European, US and Asian manufacturers.

 

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Alexander Bahlmann
Alexander Bahlmann

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Klaus Engelhart
Klaus Engelhart

Press Spokesman Passenger and Light Truck / Two-Wheel Tires

Continental AG l Divison Tires

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30165 Hannover, Germany

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