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Continental ContiSportContact 5 SUV SSR

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  • Year Released: 2013
  • Regions for sale: North America, Central & South America, Europe, Russia+, East Asia, Southeast Asia, Middle East, Oceania
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Continental ContiSportContact 5 SUV SSR


The Continental ContiSportContact 5 SUV SSR is a high-performance summer tire designed specifically for light trucks and SUVs, including a run-flat model for enhanced safety and convenience. Released in 2013, this tire is a variant of the acclaimed Continental ContiSportContact 5 SUV, tailored for vehicles with sporty dynamics. It is distinguished by its superior performance capabilities, offering reduced braking distances, improved durability, and decreased rolling resistance. Its design incorporates an innovative rubber compound known as BlackChilli, which optimizes braking force transmission and adapts quickly to varying road surfaces for unmatched performance.

Features & Benefits

  • Reduced Braking Distance: Achieves shorter stopping distances on all types of surfaces, enhancing safety and control.
  • Lower Rolling Resistance: Offers a 10% reduction in rolling resistance, contributing to better fuel efficiency and lower environmental impact.
  • Increased Durability: Delivers a 13% increase in tire life, ensuring long-term performance and value.
  • BlackChilli Rubber Compound: Guarantees maximum grip and handling, with rapid adaptation to road surface peculiarities.
  • Macroblocks on Outer Shoulder: Enhances steering precision and supports sporty driving characteristics, particularly during cornering.

Year Released

The Continental ContiSportContact 5 SUV SSR was launched in 2013, adding a run-flat option to the ContiSportContact 5 SUV series.

Regions Availability

This tire is available across a broad spectrum of regions, including North America, Central & South America, Europe, Russia+, East Asia, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and Oceania. Its wide availability reflects its suitability for a range of driving conditions and preferences.

Vehicle Compatibility / Popular Vehicle Fitments

As an Original Equipment (OE) tire, the ContiSportContact 5 SUV SSR has been specifically chosen for several BMW X5 models, showcasing its compatibility and performance on premium SUVs:

  • BMW X5 III (F15) [2013 .. 2018]
  • BMW X5 II (E70) Facelift [2010 .. 2013]
  • BMW X5 II (E70) [2006 .. 2010]

Note: Always consult with a tire specialist or the vehicle's manufacturer to ensure correct tire fitment.

Final Thoughts

The Continental ContiSportContact 5 SUV SSR stands out as a premium choice for drivers seeking the ultimate in performance, safety, and reliability from their summer tires. Its innovative design, marked by the BlackChilli rubber compound and macroblock technology, ensures exceptional handling and grip, making it an ideal choice for sporty SUVs.

Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Continental / ContiSportContact 5 SUV SSR
Car Type
Rim Diameter
18 / 19 / 20 "
255 / 275 / 285 / 315 mm
Aspect Ratio
35 / 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 %
Special Features
Mud and Snow
Extra Load
Speed and Load
Speed Index
H (max 130 mph) ... W (max 168 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)

Continental / ContiSportContact 5 SUV SSR Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features Price
R18 255/55 R18 108H 255/55 R18 108H
R19 255/50 R19 103W 255/50 R19 103W
R19 255/50 R19 107W 255/50 R19 107W
R19 285/45 R19 111W 285/45 R19 111W
R20 275/40 R20 106W 275/40 R20 106W
R20 315/35 R20 110W 315/35 R20 110W

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