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Summary

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

Reasons to buy vote if true

The driver said the tire had a good hydroplaning resistance.
The car owners mentioned that those tires had great cornering capabilities.
Many motorists said that those tires provided responsive handling in both wet and dry conditions.
Many drivers said that those tires were quiet and comfortable to ride on.

Reasons not to buy

Some drivers complained that the tires wore out too fast.
A motorist said that due to that terrible road noise, he would not purchase those tires again.

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Continental ExtremeContact Sport

Description

Tested to the limits by championship-winning racecar drivers, the ExtremeContact Sport satisfies even the most demanding driver. This dynamic, ultra-high performance street tire is built for car enthusiasts and engineered for extreme grip in dry and wet conditions. SportPlus Technology provides precise handling; security on wet, slippery roads; and excellent tread life.

The SportPlus Technology improves tread life while enhancing grip on wet roads and provides precise steering for maximum control. While the quick view indicators visually inform drivers to the level tires are performing in dry and wet.

  • SportPlus Technology for enhanced wet grip, precise handling, and improved tread life
  • +Silane tread compound provides strong wet traction
  • Circumferential grooves channel water away from the tire, helping to prevent hydroplaning
  • Wide outside tread blocks enhance grip and handling at high speeds
  • Optimized tire footprint promotes even wear and helps extend tire life
  • Quick view performance indicators alert the driver to the tire’s performance in wet and dry conditions

Latest News

  • Aug 01, 2018
    Tire Chart 2018

    TireRack.com: Best in Max Performance Summer

    Ranked #3rd of 10. Continental ExtremeContact Sport
    Highs and Lows: Wet Performance Dry Performance Comfort
  • Nov 16, 2017

    Continental Tire: ExtremeContact Sport Tire

    Built to excel on and off the track with excellent traction. Race track inspired, everyday traction expected tire. Tuned performance indicators for Dry and Wet. Enhanced dry handling. Tested to the limits by championship-winning racecar drivers, the ExtremeContact Sport satisfies even the most demanding driver.

  • Jul 13, 2017

    Tested: A Clash of the Titans in Max Performance: The Sequel | Tire Rack

    When two titans of the tire industry release successors to their top-rated products, drivers need to be ready and armed to choose which one will be right for them. We took a look at the newest in Max Performance Summer to see how they stack up against each other and one of the best existing entrants in the category.


Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Continental ExtremeContact Sport
Car Type
Passenger
Season
Summer
Rim Diameter
15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 "
Width
195 / 205 / 215 / 225 / 235 / 245 / 255 / 265 / 275 / 285 / 295 / 305 / 315 / 325 / 335 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) ... Y (max 186 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)
 

Continental ExtremeContact Sport Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features
R15 205/50 R15 86W 205/50 R15 86W
R16 195/50 R16 84W 195/50 R16 84W
R16 205/45 R16 83W 205/45 R16 83W
R16 205/55 R16 91W 205/55 R16 91W
R16 225/50 R16 92W 225/50 R16 92W
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 225/45 R17 91W 225/45 R17 91W
R17 225/50 R17 94W 225/50 R17 94W
R17 235/45 R17 94W 235/45 R17 94W
R17 245/40 R17 91W 245/40 R17 91W
R17 245/45 R17 95Y 245/45 R17 95Y
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
R17 285/40 R17 100W 285/40 R17 100W
R18 215/40 R18 89Y 215/40 R18 89Y
R18 225/40 R18 92Y 225/40 R18 92Y
R18 225/45 R18 91Y 225/45 R18 91Y
R18 235/40 R18 95Y 235/40 R18 95Y
R18 235/50 R18 97Y 235/50 R18 97Y
R18 245/35 R18 92Y 245/35 R18 92Y
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 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 285/40 R18 101Y 285/40 R18 101Y
R18 295/35 R18 99Y 295/35 R18 99Y
R19 225/35 R19 88Y 225/35 R19 88Y
R19 225/45 R19 92Y 225/45 R19 92Y
R19 235/35 R19 91Y 235/35 R19 91Y
R19 235/40 R19 96Y 235/40 R19 96Y
R19 245/35 R19 93Y 245/35 R19 93Y
R19 245/40 R19 98Y 245/40 R19 98Y
R19 255/30 R19 91Y 255/30 R19 91Y
R19 255/35 R19 96Y 255/35 R19 96Y
R19 255/40 R19 100Y 255/40 R19 100Y
R19 265/35 R19 94Y 265/35 R19 94Y
R19 265/40 R19 102Y 265/40 R19 102Y
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 285/30 R19 98Y 285/30 R19 98Y
R19 285/35 R19 99Y 285/35 R19 99Y
R19 295/35 R19 104Y 295/35 R19 104Y
R19 305/30 R19 102Y 305/30 R19 102Y
R19 325/30 R19 101Y 325/30 R19 101Y
R20 235/35 R20 88Y 235/35 R20 88Y
R20 245/35 R20 95Y 245/35 R20 95Y
R20 245/40 R20 99Y 245/40 R20 99Y
R20 245/45 R20 103Y 245/45 R20 103Y
R20 255/35 R20 97Y 255/35 R20 97Y
R20 255/40 R20 101Y 255/40 R20 101Y
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 106Y 275/40 R20 106Y
R20 285/30 R20 99Y 285/30 R20 99Y
R20 285/35 R20 100Y 285/35 R20 100Y
R20 295/30 R20 101Y 295/30 R20 101Y
R20 305/30 R20 103Y 305/30 R20 103Y
R20 305/35 R20 104Y 305/35 R20 104Y
R20 315/35 R20 110Y 315/35 R20 110Y
R20 335/25 R20 99Y 335/25 R20 99Y

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Questions and Answers

  • Aug 01, 2018
    Tire Chart 2018

    TireRack.com: Best in Max Performance Summer

    Ranked #3rd of 10. Continental ExtremeContact Sport
    Highs and Lows: Wet Performance Dry Performance Comfort
  • Nov 16, 2017

    Continental Tire: ExtremeContact Sport Tire

    Built to excel on and off the track with excellent traction. Race track inspired, everyday traction expected tire. Tuned performance indicators for Dry and Wet. Enhanced dry handling. Tested to the limits by championship-winning racecar drivers, the ExtremeContact Sport satisfies even the most demanding driver.

  • Jul 13, 2017

    Tested: A Clash of the Titans in Max Performance: The Sequel | Tire Rack

    When two titans of the tire industry release successors to their top-rated products, drivers need to be ready and armed to choose which one will be right for them. We took a look at the newest in Max Performance Summer to see how they stack up against each other and one of the best existing entrants in the category.

  • Mar 25, 2017

    Continental Extreme Contact Sport Tire Testing with Lauren Fix, The Car Coach

    Continental Extreme Contact Sport Tire Testing #track2street At the BMW Performance Center - Thermal Club in PalmSprings, California Did You Know - There are 2,600,000 miles of paved roads in the US. Ride quality refers to smooth constant contact, on bumps, feel on uneven roads. Steering has two objectives: driver feedback and directional control.

  • Jan 16, 2017

    The NEW ExtremeContact Sport

    Tested to the limits by championship-winning racecar drivers, the ExtremeContact Sport satisfies even the most demanding driver. This dynamic, ultra-high performance street tire is built for car enthusiasts and engineered for extreme grip in dry and wet conditions. SportPlus Technology provides precise handling; security on wet, slippery roads; and excellent tread life.