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Learn all you need to know about tires – and more besides – with this comprehensive tire lexicon from Continental.

Tire knowledge

Everything you ever wanted to know about tires

Do you have a specific question about the tires on your car? For example, you want to know why you shouldn´t drive with low tire pressure or how to read the tire size? Or perhaps you're looking to brush up on your general knowledge? Either way, you’ve come to the right place. Here you can find out all about tires. 

This is the Continental tire knowledge area where we share with you our advice and recommendations for buying tires, tire care and maintenance, tire changing and fitting, and much more.

Driving is as much a responsibility as it is a pleasurable activity. We believe that by clearly outlining the best practices and most important points concerning your tires, you will be empowered to drive smarter and drive safer. Are you as curious and as fascinated by tires as we are? Here’s the place where you’ll learn the essential facts about tires and tire technology.