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Continental ContiPremiumContact 5

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Value, average: 27

Key Facts

  • Year Released: 2012
  • Regions for sale: North America, Central & South America, Europe, Russia+, East Asia, Southeast Asia, Middle East, Oceania
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We spent several hours reading reviews from experts and tire owners. In summary, this is what people think about Continental ContiPremiumContact 5. You can agree with these conclusions by voting for any item:

Reasons to buy vote if agree

– Most drivers agreed that these tires ensure short wet braking and high aquaplaning resistance.
– The drivers appreciated the fact that these all-season tires also handled admirably on dry roads with almost no road noise.
– Most drivers agreed that the tires were good value for money.

Reasons not to buy

– An unhappy car owner said that these tires were wearing unevenly and were totally worn out in less than 9000 miles.
– Some purchasers felt vibration at highway speeds in both wet and dry conditions.

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Continental ContiPremiumContact 5


The Continental ContiPremiumContact 5 is a premium touring summer tire, meticulously designed to cater to a wide range of passenger cars and larger sports vehicles. Launched in 2012, this tire is celebrated for its exceptional all-around performance, offering a seamless blend of safety, efficiency, and comfort in summer conditions. Its asymmetrical tread design is a testament to Continental's innovative approach to tire technology, ensuring high performance and maximum safety across diverse driving scenarios.

Features & Benefits

  • Optimized Grip and Handling: Computer-optimized macroblocks enhance road contact under lateral forces, improving grip and handling during dynamic maneuvers.
  • Short Braking Distances: Innovative 3D edges function like windshield wipers on wet roads, significantly reducing braking distances on both dry and wet surfaces.
  • Enhanced Comfort and Efficiency: A combination of flexible shoulders and reinforced sidewall zones boosts ride comfort, traction, and reduces rolling resistance, contributing to fuel efficiency.
  • Aqua Grooves for Wet Conditions: Specialized grooves effectively disperse water, maintaining tread rigidity for optimal directional stability and responsiveness.
  • Noise Reduction: Whisper Bars between tread blocks minimize noise, enhancing driving comfort without compromising safety.

Year Released

The ContiPremiumContact 5 was introduced in 2012, succeeding the ContiPremiumContact 2, and later replaced by the PremiumContact 6 in 2016.

Regions Availability

With availability across North America, Central & South America, Europe, Russia+, East Asia, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Oceania, the ContiPremiumContact 5 serves a global market, underlining its versatility and wide appeal.

Vehicle Compatibility / Popular Vehicle Fitments

The ContiPremiumContact 5 has been chosen as original equipment for various vehicles, indicating its reliability and performance. Compatible models include:

  • Kia Stonic YB
  • Volkswagen T-Roc I (A11/AC7)
  • Dacia Sandero II Facelift
  • Nissan Micra V (K14)
  • Fiat 500X 334 Facelift
  • Mazda CX-5 KF and CX-3 DK Facelift

Final Thoughts

The Continental ContiPremiumContact 5 represents a significant leap forward in tire design for summer driving. By harmonizing safety, performance, and comfort, it has set a benchmark in the premium touring segment. Its wide range of vehicle fitments and global availability ensure that it meets the needs of diverse drivers, offering a reliable choice for those seeking optimal performance in summer conditions.

Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Continental / ContiPremiumContact 5
Car Type
Rim Diameter
14 / 15 / 16 / 17 / 19 "
165 / 175 / 185 / 195 / 205 / 215 / 225 / 235 mm
Aspect Ratio
40 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 / 70 %
Special Features
Mud and Snow
Extra Load
Speed and Load
Speed Index
H (max 130 mph) ... Y (max 186 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)

Continental / ContiPremiumContact 5 Sizes & Specifications

Note! Many sizes of this line have been discontinued.

Rim Model Size Index Features Price
R14 165/70 R14 81T 165/70 R14 81T
R14 175/65 R14 82T 175/65 R14 82T
R14 185/60 R14 82H 185/60 R14 82H
R14 185/70 R14 81T 185/70 R14 81T
R14 185/70 R14 88H 185/70 R14 88H
R15 175/65 R15 84H 175/65 R15 84H
R15 185/55 R15 82H 185/55 R15 82H
R15 185/55 R15 82V 185/55 R15 82V
R15 185/55 R15 88H 185/55 R15 88H
R15 185/60 R15 82V 185/60 R15 82V
R15 185/60 R15 84H 185/60 R15 84H
R15 185/60 R15 88H XL 185/60 R15 88H XL
R15 185/65 R15 84H 185/65 R15 84H
R15 185/65 R15 88H 185/65 R15 88H
R15 195/50 R15 82H 195/50 R15 82H
R15 195/50 R15 82V 195/50 R15 82V
R15 195/50 R15 88H 195/50 R15 88H
R15 195/55 R15 82V 195/55 R15 82V
R15 195/55 R15 85H 195/55 R15 85H
R15 195/55 R15 85V 195/55 R15 85V
R15 195/60 R15 85H 195/60 R15 85H
R15 195/60 R15 88H 195/60 R15 88H
R15 195/65 R15 88V 195/65 R15 88V
R15 195/65 R15 91H 195/65 R15 91H
R15 195/65 R15 91T 195/65 R15 91T
R15 195/65 R15 91V 195/65 R15 91V
R15 205/60 R15 91H 205/60 R15 91H
R15 215/65 R15 91H 215/65 R15 91H
R15 215/65 R15 96H 215/65 R15 96H
R16 195/55 R16 87H 195/55 R16 87H
R16 195/55 R16 87T 195/55 R16 87T
R16 195/55 R16 87V 195/55 R16 87V
R16 195/55 R16 91V XL 195/55 R16 91V XL
R16 195/55 R16 96H 195/55 R16 96H
R16 205/55 R16 87H 205/55 R16 87H
R16 205/55 R16 91H 205/55 R16 91H
R16 205/55 R16 91V 205/55 R16 91V
R16 205/55 R16 91W 205/55 R16 91W
R16 205/55 R16 94V XL 205/55 R16 94V XL
R16 205/55 R16 94W 205/55 R16 94W
R16 205/55 R16 94W XL 205/55 R16 94W XL
R16 205/60 R16 92H 205/60 R16 92H
R16 205/60 R16 92V 205/60 R16 92V
R16 205/60 R16 94V 205/60 R16 94V
R16 205/60 R16 96V 205/60 R16 96V
R16 205/60 R16 96V XL 205/60 R16 96V XL
R16 215/55 R16 93H 215/55 R16 93H
R16 215/55 R16 93V 215/55 R16 93V
R16 215/55 R16 93W 215/55 R16 93W
R16 215/55 R16 93Y 215/55 R16 93Y
R16 215/55 R16 96V 215/55 R16 96V
R16 215/55 R16 97W XL 215/55 R16 97W XL
R16 215/60 R16 93Y 215/60 R16 93Y
R16 215/60 R16 95H 215/60 R16 95H
R16 215/60 R16 95V 215/60 R16 95V
R16 215/60 R16 95W 215/60 R16 95W
R16 215/60 R16 99H XL 215/60 R16 99H XL
R16 215/60 R16 99V 215/60 R16 99V
R16 215/60 R16 99V XL 215/60 R16 99V XL
R16 215/65 R16 98H 215/65 R16 98H
R16 215/65 R16 99H 215/65 R16 99H
R16 215/70 R16 98H 215/70 R16 98H
R16 215/70 R16 100H 215/70 R16 100H
R16 225/55 R16 95W 225/55 R16 95W
R17 205/55 R17 91V 205/55 R17 91V
R17 205/55 R17 95V 205/55 R17 95V
R17 205/55 R17 95V XL 205/55 R17 95V XL
R17 205/55 R17 95Y FR 205/55 R17 95Y FR
R17 205/55 R17 95Y XL 205/55 R17 95Y XL
R17 205/55 R17 100H 205/55 R17 100H
R17 215/55 R17 94V 215/55 R17 94V
R17 215/55 R17 94W 215/55 R17 94W
R17 215/55 R17 95Y 215/55 R17 95Y
R17 215/60 R17 94W 215/60 R17 94W
R17 215/60 R17 96H 215/60 R17 96H
R17 225/55 R17 96H 225/55 R17 96H
R17 225/55 R17 97V 225/55 R17 97V
R17 225/55 R17 97W 225/55 R17 97W
R17 225/55 R17 97Y 225/55 R17 97Y
R17 225/55 R17 101W XL 225/55 R17 101W XL
R17 225/55 R17 101Y XL 225/55 R17 101Y XL
R17 225/60 R17 99H 225/60 R17 99H
R17 225/60 R17 99V 225/60 R17 99V
R17 225/60 R17 101W 225/60 R17 101W
R17 225/65 R17 99H 225/65 R17 99H
R17 225/65 R17 102V 225/65 R17 102V
R17 235/55 R17 99V 235/55 R17 99V
R17 235/55 R17 102V 235/55 R17 102V
R17 235/55 R17 103W 235/55 R17 103W
R17 235/55 R17 103W XL 235/55 R17 103W XL
R17 235/65 R17 99V 235/65 R17 99V
R17 235/65 R17 104V 235/65 R17 104V
R19 235/40 R19 96W XL 235/40 R19 96W XL

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