Continental All Season Contact tyre review - All-Season Tyre Test 2020

The Continental All Season Contact is the winner of our 2020 All-Season Tyre Test

  • Score: 100%
  • Ranking: 1st
  • Price £103.94

Continental was a latecomer to the all-season party once it had set aside its policy of changing tyres for the seasons. But it has been competitive from the off and this victory backs up a debut win and second spot last year. 

It could be seen as a less extreme CrossClimate with more of a focus on dry and wet grip than many of its rivals. That didn’t stop it dominating the snow tests, though, with no rival getting within two per cent of its results. It was easy to see why from behind the wheel, with lots of grip and traction backed by a great balance. 

It was a touch behind the Hankook and Goodyear in the wet, where it was better in shallow rather than deeper water. It particularly struggled in the curved test, where it finished a way off the Hankook. It was good to drive on the handling track, though, with a stable rear and grip being maintained well as the lock went on. 

The dry was its weakest area, finishing around four metres behind the pace-setting Michelin. But add a top score for fuel economy and you have another victory for the German producer.

We say

Another win for the AllSeasonContact, which yet again manages a balance across all disciplines. A great all-rounder.

Blackcircles says 

This tyre has been praised by those who buy it – many reviews focus on the impressive wet grip and low noise levels, giving it an overall score of 4.7 out of five.

Continental All Season Contact

Score

position

Snow braking

100.00%

1st

Snow traction

98.50%

3rd

Snow handling

100.00%

1st

Straight aquaplaning

94.50%

4th

Curved aquaplaning

77.60%

4th

Wet braking

98.90%

3rd

Wet handling

100.00%

1st

Wet circle

99%

3rd

Dry braking

92.20%

5th

Rolling resistance

100.00%

1st

Cabin noise

99.00%

4th

Overall

100.00%

1st

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