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Continental ContiEcoContact 3

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– A few drivers warmed to the idea that this low rolling resistance tire reduces environmental impact without sacrificing performance.
– The satisfied owners said that the tires provided great traction in wet and dry conditions.
– Some buyers mentioned that they were impressed by the smooth and quiet ride of this tire.
– A couple of consumers commended the tire's braking and cornering capabilities.

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– A few drivers complained that the tires were wearing out too fast.
– There were consumers who said that the tire is noisy.

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Tire Rank :: Continental ContiEcoContact 3

 194  394 in Passenger / Summer

 67  140 in Premuim Touring Summer

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Continental ContiEcoContact 3


Introduced in 2006, the Continental ContiEcoContact 3 is designed for passenger vehicles as a premium touring summer tire. It aims to enhance braking performance on different road surfaces, reduce rolling resistance for better fuel efficiency, and provide long tire life. This tire focuses on practical improvements to meet the everyday needs of drivers.

Features & Benefits

  • Excellent Braking Performance: Ensures shorter stopping distances on both wet and dry surfaces.
  • Low Rolling Resistance: Enhances fuel efficiency by reducing the energy lost as the tire rolls.
  • Increased Mileage Life: Offers longer wear life through its durable construction.
  • Optimal Water Dispersion: Wide tread grooves and special side grooves efficiently prevent aquaplaning by channeling water away from the tread.
  • Enhanced Cornering Stability: The solid shoulder zone improves directional stability during cornering maneuvers.

Year Released

The Continental ContiEcoContact 3 was launched in 2006, marking a step forward in eco-friendly tire technology. It has been succeeded by the Continental ContiEcoContact 5, reflecting continuous innovation in tire design and performance.

Regions Availability

This tire is available in select regions including Europe, Russia+, China, South Korea, Africa, and Oceania. Its targeted availability ensures it meets the specific needs and regulations of these markets.

Vehicle Compatibility / Popular Vehicle Fitments

The ContiEcoContact 3 has been chosen as original equipment (OE) for specific models, showcasing its reliability and performance. It fits vehicles such as:

  • Volkswagen Caddy IV (Typ 2K) [2015 - 2020]

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

Final Thoughts

The Continental ContiEcoContact 3 focuses on practical aspects such as safety, fuel efficiency, and durability. It incorporates advanced materials and tread design to enhance performance, particularly in braking and road grip. Recognized for its reliability, this tire provides a solid option for motorists looking for a dependable summer tire.

Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Continental / ContiEcoContact 3
Car Type
Rim Diameter
13 / 14 / 15 "
145 / 155 / 165 / 175 / 185 / 195 mm
Aspect Ratio
55 / 60 / 65 / 70 / 80 %
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 / ContiEcoContact 3 Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features Price
R13 145/70 R13 71T 145/70 R13 71T
R13 145/80 R13 75T 145/80 R13 75T
R13 155/70 R13 75T 155/70 R13 75T
R13 155/80 R13 79T 155/80 R13 79T
R13 165/65 R13 77T 165/65 R13 77T
R13 165/70 R13 79T 165/70 R13 79T
R13 165/70 R13 83T 165/70 R13 83T
R13 165/70 R13 83T XL 165/70 R13 83T XL
R13 165/80 R13 83T 165/80 R13 83T
R13 175/65 R13 80T 175/65 R13 80T
R13 175/70 R13 82T 175/70 R13 82T
R13 185/70 R13 86T 185/70 R13 86T
R14 155/65 R14 75T 155/65 R14 75T
R14 165/60 R14 75H 165/60 R14 75H
R14 165/60 R14 75T 165/60 R14 75T
R14 165/70 R14 81T 165/70 R14 81T
R14 175/65 R14 82H 175/65 R14 82H
R14 175/65 R14 82T 175/65 R14 82T
R14 175/65 R14 86T XL 175/65 R14 86T XL
R14 175/80 R14 88H 175/80 R14 88H
R14 175/80 R14 88T 175/80 R14 88T
R14 185/65 R14 86H 185/65 R14 86H
R14 185/65 R14 86T 185/65 R14 86T
R15 155/60 R15 74T FR 155/60 R15 74T FR
R15 175/55 R15 77T 175/55 R15 77T
R15 175/60 R15 81H 175/60 R15 81H
R15 185/65 R15 88T 185/65 R15 88T
R15 185/65 R15 92T XL 185/65 R15 92T XL

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