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Continental ContiSportContact 3

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Dry Performance Wet Performance Handling Comfort Treadwear
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Popularity of the model 26:
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Value, average: 27

Key Facts

  • Year Released: 2006
  • Regions for sale: Asia, Americas, Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oceania

Summary

We spent several hours reading reviews from experts and tire owners. In summary, this is what people think about Continental ContiSportContact 3. You can agree with these conclusions by voting for any item:

Reasons to buy vote if agree

– One driver wrote that he was really surprised how quiet this tire was; it felt almost as if he was driving a different car.
– Most buyers agreed that the tires were good value for money.
– The tire offered a comfortable ride, according to the reviewers.
– The car owners said that these tires had great traction for acceleration, braking and cornering, and they gave a true feeling of safety and security.
– A few consumers were delighted by the tire's performance in both wet and dry conditions.

Reasons not to buy

– Some unhappy drivers claimed that these tires were horribly noisy.
– Based on some reviews, the tire was not as durable as the drivers expected.

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Continental ContiSportContact 3 Tire Rank

 108  135 in Passenger / Summer

 24  20 in Max Performance Summer

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Description

A maximum performance summer tire with supreme steering precision and outstanding traction and braking capabilities. The ContiSportContact 3 unique high performance tread design greatly improves responsiveness and cornering stability. The special tread design also provides exceptional handling and braking even in wet conditions, and the tire's structure enhances handling as well as high speed capabilites.

Combined with the innate noise reduction forces built into the tire, the ContiSportContact 3 is a powerfully agile high performance tire as comfortable on the highway as it is on the street.

  • Premium quality summer tyre
  • Agile steering precision
  • Excellent safety performance
  • Superior protection against aquaplaning

Continental ContiSportContact 3 Latest News

  • Feb 26, 2014
    Video

    Continental ContiSportContact 3 Summer Tyres Oponeo™

    Continental ContiSportContact 3 is a premium class summer tyre designed for passenger cars with sporty characteristic. The tire ensures great performance regardless of any kind of situation. Continental ContiSportContact 3 gives you an excellent grip at high speeds, cornering stability and short braking distance.

  • Feb 17, 2010
    Video

    Tested: Dunlop's Max Performance Summer Tire I Tire Rack

    Max Performance Summer tires blend the latest technologies into a package that can maximize acceleration, braking and cornering power while remaining civilized enough for the daily commute or a night on the town. The Sport Maxx TT is the newest from Dunlop in this category.


Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Continental ContiSportContact 3
Car Type
Passenger
Season
Summer
Rim Diameter
16 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 / 22 "
Width
195 / 205 / 215 / 225 / 235 / 245 / 255 / 265 / 275 / 285 / 295 / 305 / 315 / 325 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
V (max 149 mph) ... Z (max > 149 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)
 

Continental ContiSportContact 3 Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features
R17 205/45 R17 84V 205/45 R17 84V
R17 205/45 R17 84W 205/45 R17 84W
R17 205/55 R17 91Y 205/55 R17 91Y
R17 215/50 R17 95W 215/50 R17 95W
R17 225/45 R17 91V 225/45 R17 91V
R17 225/45 R17 91W 225/45 R17 91W
R17 225/45 R17 91Y 225/45 R17 91Y
R17 225/45 R17 94W 225/45 R17 94W
R17 225/50 R17 94Y 225/50 R17 94Y
R17 225/50 R17 98Y 225/50 R17 98Y
R17 235/45 R17 94W 235/45 R17 94W
R17 235/45 R17 97W 235/45 R17 97W
R17 235/50 R17 96Y 235/50 R17 96Y
R17 245/40 R17 91W 245/40 R17 91W
R17 245/45 R17 95W 245/45 R17 95W
R17 255/40 R17 94W 255/40 R17 94W
R17 255/45 R17 98W 255/45 R17 98W
R18 225/45 R18 95W 225/45 R18 95W
R18 235/40 R18 91Y 235/40 R18 91Y
R18 235/40 R18 95Y 235/40 R18 95Y
R18 235/40 R18 97 235/40 R18 97
R18 235/45 R18 94V 235/45 R18 94V
R18 235/45 R18 98W 235/45 R18 98W
R18 245/35 R18 93Y 245/35 R18 93Y
R18 245/40 R18 93 245/40 R18 93
R18 245/40 R18 93Y 245/40 R18 93Y
R18 245/40 R18 97Y 245/40 R18 97Y
R18 245/45 R18 93Y 245/45 R18 93Y
R18 245/45 R18 96Y 245/45 R18 96Y
R18 245/50 R18 100Y 245/50 R18 100Y
R18 255/35 R18 94Y 255/35 R18 94Y
R18 255/40 R18 99 255/40 R18 99
R18 255/40 R18 99Y 255/40 R18 99Y
R18 255/55 R18 109Y 255/55 R18 109Y
R18 265/35 R18 97 265/35 R18 97
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 275/35 R18 99Y 275/35 R18 99Y
R18 275/40 R18 99Y 275/40 R18 99Y
R18 275/45 R18 103Y 275/45 R18 103Y
R18 285/35 R18 101 285/35 R18 101
R18 285/35 R18 101Y 285/35 R18 101Y
R19 235/35 R19 87Y 235/35 R19 87Y
R19 235/35 R19 91 235/35 R19 91
R19 235/35 R19 91W 235/35 R19 91W
R19 235/40 R19 96Y 235/40 R19 96Y
R19 245/35 R19 93Y 245/35 R19 93Y
R19 245/45 R19 98W 245/45 R19 98W
R19 245/45 R19 98Y 245/45 R19 98Y
R19 255/35 R19 96Y 255/35 R19 96Y
R19 255/45 R19 100 255/45 R19 100
R19 255/45 R19 100Y 255/45 R19 100Y
R19 265/35 R19 94Y 265/35 R19 94Y
R19 265/35 R19 98Y 265/35 R19 98Y
R19 275/40 R19 101W 275/40 R19 101W
R19 275/40 R19 101Y 275/40 R19 101Y
R19 285/40 R19 103 285/40 R19 103
R19 285/40 R19 103Y 285/40 R19 103Y
R19 295/30 R19 100Y 295/30 R19 100Y
R20 245/35 R20 95 245/35 R20 95
R20 245/35 R20 95Y 245/35 R20 95Y
R20 245/40 R20 99Y 245/40 R20 99Y
R20 265/30 R20 94Y 265/30 R20 94Y
R20 265/40 R20 104Y 265/40 R20 104Y
R20 275/35 R20 102Y 275/35 R20 102Y
R20 285/30 R20 99Y 285/30 R20 99Y
R20 285/35 R20 104 285/35 R20 104
R20 285/35 R20 104Y 285/35 R20 104Y

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Questions and Answers

  • Feb 26, 2014
    Video

    Continental ContiSportContact 3 Summer Tyres Oponeo™

    Continental ContiSportContact 3 is a premium class summer tyre designed for passenger cars with sporty characteristic. The tire ensures great performance regardless of any kind of situation. Continental ContiSportContact 3 gives you an excellent grip at high speeds, cornering stability and short braking distance.

  • Feb 17, 2010
    Video

    Tested: Dunlop's Max Performance Summer Tire I Tire Rack

    Max Performance Summer tires blend the latest technologies into a package that can maximize acceleration, braking and cornering power while remaining civilized enough for the daily commute or a night on the town. The Sport Maxx TT is the newest from Dunlop in this category.