Key Facts about Continental CrossContact LX20:


We spent several hours reading reviews from experts and tire owners. In summary, this is what people think about Continental CrossContact LX20. You can agree or disagree with these conclusions by voting for or against any item:

Reasons to buy

Many drivers mentioned that this tire ensured good grip in snow.
One driver appreciated the tire’s performance in both dry and wet conditions.
One satisfied driver said the tires' off-road traction was great.
The drivers appreciated the very good quality and the great price.
Some drivers mentioned that the tires had great mileage.

Reasons not to buy

One driver said that the only downside of this tire was the road noise.
Some drivers complained that these tires were difficult to balance.


The premium light truck, crossover and SUV all-season tire with EcoPlus Technology for excellent wet braking, long wear and enhanced fuel efficiency designed to save fuel and maximize the driving experience. The CrossContact LX20 is designed to enhance the light truck, crossover and SUV driving experience by providing all-season traction and excellent wet braking even in light snow conditions.

The EcoPlus Technology built into the tread design improves treadwear and traction on slippery roads while offering savings at the gas pump. Continental's Traction Groove Technology improves snow-to-snow winter grip. Smooth Response Technology greatly improves comfort and road noise. The combination of fuel efficiency, traction and a quiet ride make the CrossContact LX20 a powerful choice for your light truck, crossover or SUV.

  • EcoPlus technology improves tread wear and wet braking performance, while helping to reduce C02 emissions
  • Traction grooves with biting edges increase snow traction
  • Continuous rolling surface enhances steering response and creates a smooth, quiet ride

Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Continental CrossContact LX20
Car Type
Light Truck / SUV
All Season
Rim Diameter
16 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 / 22 "
215 / 225 / 235 / 245 / 255 / 265 / 275 / 285 mm
Aspect Ratio
45 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 / 70 / 75 %
Special Features
Mud and Snow
Extra Load
Speed and Load
Speed Index
H (max 130 mph) ... T (max 118 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)

Continental CrossContact LX20 Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features
R16 215/70 R16 100S 215/70 R16 100S
R16 225/70 R16 103S 225/70 R16 103S
R16 235/65 R16 103T 235/65 R16 103T
R16 235/70 R16 106T 235/70 R16 106T
R16 235/75 R16 108S 235/75 R16 108S
R16 245/70 R16 107S 245/70 R16 107S
R16 245/75 R16 111S 245/75 R16 111S
R16 255/65 R16 109S 255/65 R16 109S
R16 265/70 R16 112S 265/70 R16 112S
R16 265/75 R16 116T 265/75 R16 116T
R17 225/65 R17 102T 225/65 R17 102T
R17 235/65 R17 108H 235/65 R17 108H
R17 235/65 R17 108T 235/65 R17 108T
R17 245/65 R17 107T 245/65 R17 107T
R17 245/70 R17 110S 245/70 R17 110S
R17 255/65 R17 110S 255/65 R17 110S
R17 265/65 R17 112T 265/65 R17 112T
R17 265/70 R17 115T 265/70 R17 115T
R17 275/60 R17 110S 275/60 R17 110S
R18 235/60 R18 107H 235/60 R18 107H
R18 235/65 R18 106H 235/65 R18 106H
R18 235/65 R18 106T 235/65 R18 106T
R18 245/60 R18 105T 245/60 R18 105T
R18 255/55 R18 109H 255/55 R18 109H
R18 255/65 R18 111S 255/65 R18 111S
R18 255/70 R18 113T 255/70 R18 113T
R18 265/60 R18 110T 265/60 R18 110T
R18 265/65 R18 114S 265/65 R18 114S
R18 265/70 R18 116S 265/70 R18 116S
R18 275/60 R18 113H 275/60 R18 113H
R18 275/65 R18 116T 275/65 R18 116T
R19 245/55 R19 103S 245/55 R19 103S
R19 255/50 R19 107H 255/50 R19 107H
R19 255/60 R19 109H 255/60 R19 109H
R20 255/55 R20 107H 255/55 R20 107H
R20 265/50 R20 107T 265/50 R20 107T
R20 275/55 R20 111S 275/55 R20 111S
R20 275/60 R20 115S 275/60 R20 115S
R20 285/50 R20 112H 285/50 R20 112H
R22 285/45 R22 114H 285/45 R22 114H

Amazon Reviews Continental CrossContact LX20

Questions and Answers

  • Jul 19, 2018

    Consumer Reports: All Season Truck Tires

    1. 74 Continental CrossContact LX20
      Snow Traction Dry Braking Noise / Comfort Value Rolling Resistance Aquaplaning
    2. 74 Michelin Premier LTX
      Rolling Resistance Dry Braking Ice Braking Noise Aquaplaning Treadwear
    3. 72 Firestone Destination LE-02
      Snow Traction Noise Ice Braking Value Rolling Resistance Aquaplaning
    4. 72 Pirelli Scorpion Verde All Season Plus
      Dry Braking Rolling Resistance Snow Traction Noise Aquaplaning Ice Braking
    5. 72 Michelin Defender LTX M/S
      Ice Braking Noise Snow Traction Rolling Resistance Aquaplaning Treadwear Wet Braking
    6. 70 Cooper Discoverer SRX
      Rolling Resistance Noise / Comfort Aquaplaning Snow Traction
    7. 70 General Grabber HTS60
      Dry Braking Noise / Comfort Aquaplaning Value
    8. 68 Kumho Crugen HT51
      Ice Braking Noise Snow Traction Value Rolling Resistance Aquaplaning Wet Braking
    9. 68 Hankook Dynapro HT RH12
      Ice Braking Noise Value Rolling Resistance Aquaplaning Treadwear Wet Braking
    10. 68 Nexen Roadian HTX RH5
      Noise Dry Braking Value Rolling Resistance Aquaplaning Treadwear
  • Apr 15, 2013

    Continental Crosscontact LX20 Tires

    Continental tires is the premium SUV, Crossover and Light Truck all season tire with excellent wet braking, long wear & enhanced fuel efficiency. Smooth Response Technology features continuous ribs that provide smooth rolling surfaces for improved comfort and reduced noise, while reinforcing the shoulders for improved handling response.