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Continental ExtremeContact DWS

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Key Facts

  • Year Released: 2008
  • Regions for sale: Northern America, Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia

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Description

An exceptional ultra-high performance all-season tire with excellent treadlife and comfort, designed for extreme grip in sun, snow and rain. The ExtremeContact DWS is tuned for all-season drivers who want the excitement of high performance with the confidence of impressive wet handling and snow traction. The tread is designed to greatly enhance performance in dry conditions while providing powerful wet handling and braking along with biting snow-on-snow grip. Combined with excellent treadlife and fuel efficiency, the ExtremeContact DWS offers outstanding performance, comfort and safety all year around.

  • Solid outer shoulder and chamfered tread blocks maximize road contact for great dry performance
  • High void-to-tread ratio and enhanced groove curvature for exceptional wet handling and braking
  • Traction grooves and increased pattern edges for improved snow performance
  • Dynamic Temperature Distribution technology improves wear and rolling resistance for excellent treadlife and fuel economy
  • Tuned performance indicators alert the driver to performance levels in dry, wet, and snow conditions

Latest News

  • Jul 21, 2016
    Video

    Tested: Top Ultra High Performance All-Season Tires | Tire Rack

    The top tires in Ultra High Performance All-Season are at the peak of all-season performance. They are expected to maintain wintertime capability in their pursuit of best-in-class dry and wet handling. No sacrifices. Michelin's newest Pilot Sport A/S 3+ is putting the pressure on.

  • Mar 09, 2015
    Video

    Tested: All-Season Tires for Sports Cars in Winter | Tire Rack

    You drive a sporty car, want responsive handling and good overall traction. You need one tire to do it all, and it needs to perform during the summer, as well as cope with winter weather. To find out if the newest tires are single-focus specialists or more well rounded athletes, we went to Sweden...where winter reigns supreme.

  • Nov 20, 2014
    Video

    Tested: Can Ultra High Performance All-Season Do it All? | Tire Rack

    You drive a sporty car, want responsive handling and good overall traction. You need one tire to do it all, and it needs to perform during the summer, as well as cope with winter weather. We tested two of the newest tires to see if they're single-focus specialists or one of the more well-rounded athletes on the Ultra High Performance All-Season team.


Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Continental ExtremeContact DWS
Car Type
Passenger
Season
All Season
Rim Diameter
16 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 / 22 "
Width
195 / 205 / 215 / 225 / 235 / 245 / 255 / 265 / 275 / 285 / 295 / 315 mm
Aspect Ratio
25 / 30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 %
Construction
Radial
Special Features
Runflat
No
Mud and Snow
No
Extra Load
Optional
Speed and Load
Speed Index
W (max 168 mph) ... Z (max > 149 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)
 

Continental ExtremeContact DWS Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features
R16 195/50 R16 84W 195/50 R16 84W
R16 205/45 R16 83W 205/45 R16 83W
R16 205/50 R16 87W 205/50 R16 87W
R16 205/55 R16 91W 205/55 R16 91W
R16 215/55 R16 93W 215/55 R16 93W
R16 225/50 R16 92W 225/50 R16 92W
R16 225/55 R16 95W 225/55 R16 95W
R17 205/45 R17 88W 205/45 R17 88W
R17 205/50 R17 93W 205/50 R17 93W
R17 215/45 R17 91W 215/45 R17 91W
R17 215/50 R17 95W 215/50 R17 95W
R17 215/55 R17 94W 215/55 R17 94W
R17 225/45 R17 91W 225/45 R17 91W
R17 225/50 R17 94W 225/50 R17 94W
R17 225/55 R17 97W 225/55 R17 97W
R17 235/45 R17 94W 235/45 R17 94W
R17 235/50 R17 96W 235/50 R17 96W
R17 235/55 R17 99W 235/55 R17 99W
R17 245/40 R17 91W 245/40 R17 91W
R17 245/45 R17 95Y 245/45 R17 95Y
R17 245/50 R17 99W 245/50 R17 99W
R17 255/40 R17 94W 255/40 R17 94W
R17 255/45 R17 98W 255/45 R17 98W
R17 275/40 R17 98W 275/40 R17 98W
R18 215/35 R18 84Y 215/35 R18 84Y
R18 215/40 R18 89Y 215/40 R18 89Y
R18 215/45 R18 93Y 215/45 R18 93Y
R18 225/40 R18 92Y 225/40 R18 92Y
R18 225/45 R18 91Y 225/45 R18 91Y
R18 225/50 R18 95W 225/50 R18 95W
R18 235/40 R18 95Y 235/40 R18 95Y
R18 235/45 R18 98Y 235/45 R18 98Y
R18 235/50 R18 97W 235/50 R18 97W
R18 235/55 R18 100W 235/55 R18 100W
R18 245/40 R18 97Y 245/40 R18 97Y
R18 245/45 R18 100Y 245/45 R18 100Y
R18 255/35 R18 94Y 255/35 R18 94Y
R18 255/40 R18 99Y 255/40 R18 99Y
R18 255/45 R18 103Y 255/45 R18 103Y
R18 255/55 R18 109W 255/55 R18 109W
R18 265/35 R18 97Y 265/35 R18 97Y
R18 265/40 R18 101Y 265/40 R18 101Y
R18 275/35 R18 95Y 275/35 R18 95Y
R18 275/40 R18 99Y 275/40 R18 99Y
R18 285/30 R18 93Y 285/30 R18 93Y
R18 285/35 R18 101Y 285/35 R18 101Y
R18 295/35 R18 99Y 295/35 R18 99Y
R19 225/35 R19 88Y 225/35 R19 88Y
R19 225/40 R19 93Y 225/40 R19 93Y
R19 235/35 R19 91Y 235/35 R19 91Y
R19 245/35 R19 93Y 245/35 R19 93Y
R19 245/40 R19 98Y 245/40 R19 98Y
R19 245/45 R19 98Y 245/45 R19 98Y
R19 255/35 R19 96Y 255/35 R19 96Y
R19 255/50 R19 107W 255/50 R19 107W
R19 265/30 R19 93Y 265/30 R19 93Y
R19 275/30 R19 96Y 275/30 R19 96Y
R19 275/35 R19 100Y 275/35 R19 100Y
R19 275/40 R19 101Y 275/40 R19 101Y
R19 275/45 R19 108W 275/45 R19 108W
R19 285/30 R19 98Y 285/30 R19 98Y
R19 285/35 R19 99Y 285/35 R19 99Y
R19 295/30 R19 100Y 295/30 R19 100Y
R20 225/35 R20 90Y 225/35 R20 90Y
R20 245/30 R20 90Y 245/30 R20 90Y
R20 245/35 R20 95Y 245/35 R20 95Y
R20 245/40 R20 99Y 245/40 R20 99Y
R20 245/45 R20 103W 245/45 R20 103W
R20 255/35 R20 97W 255/35 R20 97W
R20 255/45 R20 105W 255/45 R20 105W
R20 265/35 R20 99Y 265/35 R20 99Y
R20 275/30 R20 97Y 275/30 R20 97Y
R20 275/35 R20 102Y 275/35 R20 102Y
R20 275/40 R20 106W 275/40 R20 106W
R20 275/45 R20 110W 275/45 R20 110W
R20 285/30 R20 99W 285/30 R20 99W
R20 295/40 R20 110W 295/40 R20 110W
R20 315/35 R20 110W 315/35 R20 110W
R22 245/30 R22 92Y 245/30 R22 92Y
R22 265/30 R22 97Y 265/30 R22 97Y
R22 285/30 R22 101Y 285/30 R22 101Y
R22 295/25 R22 97Y 295/25 R22 97Y

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Questions and Answers

  • Jul 21, 2016
    Video

    Tested: Top Ultra High Performance All-Season Tires | Tire Rack

    The top tires in Ultra High Performance All-Season are at the peak of all-season performance. They are expected to maintain wintertime capability in their pursuit of best-in-class dry and wet handling. No sacrifices. Michelin's newest Pilot Sport A/S 3+ is putting the pressure on.

  • Mar 09, 2015
    Video

    Tested: All-Season Tires for Sports Cars in Winter | Tire Rack

    You drive a sporty car, want responsive handling and good overall traction. You need one tire to do it all, and it needs to perform during the summer, as well as cope with winter weather. To find out if the newest tires are single-focus specialists or more well rounded athletes, we went to Sweden...where winter reigns supreme.

  • Nov 20, 2014
    Video

    Tested: Can Ultra High Performance All-Season Do it All? | Tire Rack

    You drive a sporty car, want responsive handling and good overall traction. You need one tire to do it all, and it needs to perform during the summer, as well as cope with winter weather. We tested two of the newest tires to see if they're single-focus specialists or one of the more well-rounded athletes on the Ultra High Performance All-Season team.

  • Sep 05, 2013
    Video

    Tested: Pilot Sport A/S 3 New Benchmark for All-Season? | Tire Rack

    Michelin wants to change the game and reduce seasonal performance trade-offs with the Ultra High Performance All-Season Pilot Sport A/S 3. Packed with new technology, it's traction/handling levels approach those of summer performance tires and offer winter traction as well. To see if they've raise the bar, we compared it to the top tires in the category.

  • Oct 03, 2012
    Video

    Tested: Bridgestone's Potenza RE970AS Pole Position in Winter

    How well do High Performance All-Season tires perform in the snow and on the ice? We took the top-selling Bridgestone Potenza RE970AS and three other tires from the category to Sweden to find out.

  • Sep 13, 2012
    Video

    Tested: Ultra High Performance All-Season Tires | Tire Rack

    In the do-it-all world we live in today, it's no surprise we want one tire that can do everything: have reasonable road manners for our commute, responsive handling when a back road blast beckons, and slush and light snow winter traction.

  • Jul 28, 2011
    Video

    Continental ExtremeContact DWS tires with Snow Traction

    The Continental ExtremeContact DWS tire features traction grooves with biting edges or teeth that lock the snow in the tread keeping traction and preventing sliding on top of the snow. This gives better performance and traction in snow conditions.

  • Jun 29, 2011
    Video

    Tested: Bridgestone's Potenza RE970AS Pole Position

    After a successful run as a top-selling Ultra High Performance All-Season tire, Bridgestone replaced the Potenza RE960AS Pole Position with the new Potenza RE970AS Pole Position. While only a few numbers in the name have changed, there is plenty of advanced technology packed into this tire.

  • Jan 07, 2010
    Video

    Tested: Winter Testing at the Arctic Circle I Tire Rack

    Our three-part Arctic Circle winter series from January of 2009 concludes with this evaluation of the effectiveness of Ultra High Performance All-Season tires -- during the height of the winter season -- in Northern Sweden. These tires' three-season focus usually comes at some expense in the fourth season's wintertime traction levels.

  • Jul 21, 2009
    Video

    Tested: Raising the Bar on Ultra High Performance All-Season Tires I Tire Rack

    Tire companies always work to improve on successful designs. Many succeed, but not all. Continental hit a home run with the ContiExtremeContact Ultra High Performance All-Season tire but then challenged their design team to improve dry road handling and road manners without sacrificing winter traction. Their solution is the new ExtremeContact DWS.