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Continental ContiSportContact 3

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Dry Performance Handling Snow/Ice Performance Wet Performance Comfort Price/Quality Treadwear
CoreScore 73:
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Value, max: 100

Popularity of the model 26:
  • Year of manufacture.
  • The premium brand factor .
  • The number of video reviews of the tire on youtube.com .
  • The number of news items about the model .
  • The number of times the tire was involved in professional tire tests.
  • The fact of the tire being on the bestseller lists on such reputed websites as amazon, tirerack, oponeo, simpletire, and others.
  • The number of tire types and sizes .

Value, max: unlimited
Value, average: 27

Key Facts

  • Official web page
  • This tire has been replaced by Continental / ContiSportContact 5
  • This tire replaced Continental / ContiSportContact 2
  • This tire has run-flat model:
  • Available Sizes in Line: 93
  • Original Equipment (OE) tires for:
    • • BMW 3 Series V (E90/E91/E92/E93) [2005 .. 2010]
    • • BMW 7 Series IV (E65/E66/E67/E68) Facelift [2005 .. 2008]
    • • Audi A6 C6 [2004 .. 2011]
    • • Audi A8 D4 [2010 .. 2014]
    • • Audi R8 I [2007 .. 2016]
    • • BMW 3 Series V (E90/E91/E92/E93) LCI [2008 .. 2013]
    • • BMW 3 Series VI LCI (F30/F31/F34) [2015 .. 2019]
    • • BMW 3 Series VI (F30/F31/F34) [2011 .. 2016]
    • • BMW M3 F80 [2014 .. 2018]
    • • BMW M4 F82/F83 [2014 .. 2021]
    • • Jaguar XJ X351 [2009 .. 2021]
    • • Jaguar F-Pace X761 [2015 .. 2021]
    • • Jaguar XE X760 [2015 .. 2019]
    • • Jaguar XF X260 [2015 .. 2021]
    • • Maserati GranTurismo [2007 .. 2016]
    • • Mercedes-Benz E-Class AMG Br212 [2009 .. 2012]
    • • Mercedes-Benz E-Class AMG Br212 Fl [2013 .. 2016]
    • • Mercedes-Benz E-Class AMG Br213 [2017 .. 2021]
    • • Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Br218 [2011 .. 2017]
    • • Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class C257 [2018 .. 2021]
    • • Mercedes-Benz E-Class Br212 [2009 .. 2012]
    • • Mercedes-Benz E-Class Br212 Facelift [2013 .. 2016]
    • • Mercedes-Benz E-Class Br213 [2017 .. 2021]
    • • MINI Cooper R56 [2006 .. 2014]
    • • MINI Cooper F55/F56 [2014 .. 2021]
    • • Porsche Boxster Typ 981 [2012 .. 2017]
    • • Porsche Panamera 970 Facelift [2013 .. 2016]
    • • Porsche Panamera 971 [2016 .. 2021]
    • • Saab 9-3 YS3F F\L [2008 .. 2014]
    • • Volkswagen Jetta A6 [2010 .. 2014]
    • • Volkswagen Jetta A6 Facelift [2015 .. 2019]
  • Year Released: 2006
  • Regions for sale: Asia, Americas, Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oceania
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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 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

 129  190 in Passenger / Summer

 21  23 in Max Performance Summer

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Continental ContiSportContact 3 Rating scores from other platforms:

Tirerack Source
4.0 out of 5
Based on:
201 customer ratings
1,887,871 miles driven
SimpleTire Source
4.5 out of 5
Based on:
3 customer ratings
Oponeo Source
4.2 out of 5
Based on:
82 customer ratings
958,000 miles driven
Continental ContiSportContact 3



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
(Y) (max > 186 mph) ... Z (max > 149 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)
 

Continental / ContiSportContact 3 Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features Price
R16 195/45 R16 80V 195/45 R16 80V
From 78.5
R17 195/40 R17 81V XL 195/40 R17 81V XL
From 104.5
R17 205/45 R17 84V 205/45 R17 84V
R17 205/45 R17 84W 205/45 R17 84W
R17 205/45 R17 88V XL 205/45 R17 88V XL
From 92.8
R17 205/50 R17 89V 205/50 R17 89V
R17 205/55 R17 91Y 205/55 R17 91Y
From 135.4
R17 215/45 R17 91V XL FR 215/45 R17 91V XL, FR
R17 215/50 R17 95W 215/50 R17 95W
R17 215/50 R17 95W XL 215/50 R17 95W XL
From 85.7
R17 225/45 R17 91V 225/45 R17 91V
R17 225/45 R17 91W 225/45 R17 91W
From 121.5
R17 225/45 R17 91Y 225/45 R17 91Y
R17 225/45 R17 94W 225/45 R17 94W
R17 225/50 R17 94V 225/50 R17 94V
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
From 87.9
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
From 131.7
R17 255/45 R17 98W 255/45 R17 98W
R18 225/40 R18 92W XL 225/40 R18 92W XL
R18 225/45 R18 95W 225/45 R18 95W
R18 235/40 R18 91Y 235/40 R18 91Y
From 112.4
R18 235/40 R18 (95Y) XL 235/40 R18 (95Y) XL
From 113.5
R18 235/40 R18 95W XL 235/40 R18 95W XL
From 104.3
R18 235/40 R18 95Y 235/40 R18 95Y
R18 235/40 R18 95Y XL FR 235/40 R18 95Y XL, FR
From 120.4
R18 235/40 R18 97 235/40 R18 97
R18 235/45 R18 94V 235/45 R18 94V
From 113.9
R18 235/45 R18 94W 235/45 R18 94W
From 125.9
R18 235/45 R18 98W 235/45 R18 98W
R18 245/35 R18 93Y 245/35 R18 93Y
R18 245/40 R18 93Y 245/40 R18 93Y
From 114.7
R18 245/40 R18 97Y 245/40 R18 97Y
R18 245/40 R18 97Y XL 245/40 R18 97Y XL
From 115.5
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 255/35 R18 94Y XL 255/35 R18 94Y XL
From 127.5
R18 255/40 R18 (99Y) XL 255/40 R18 (99Y) XL
From 162.0
R18 255/40 R18 99Y 255/40 R18 99Y
R18 255/40 R18 99Y XL FR 255/40 R18 99Y XL, FR
From 163.4
R18 255/55 R18 109Y 255/55 R18 109Y
R18 255/55 R18 109Y XL 255/55 R18 109Y XL
From 129.0
R18 265/35 R18 (97Y) 265/35 R18 (97Y)
R18 265/35 R18 97Y 265/35 R18 97Y
R18 265/35 R18 97Y XL 265/35 R18 97Y XL
From 147.7
R18 265/40 R18 101Y 265/40 R18 101Y
R18 275/35 R18 95Y 275/35 R18 95Y
From 169.0
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
From 227.6
R18 285/35 R18 (101Y) XL 285/35 R18 (101Y) XL
From 181.3
R18 285/35 R18 101Y 285/35 R18 101Y
R18 285/35 R18 101Y XL FR 285/35 R18 101Y XL, FR
From 174.6
R19 235/35 R19 (87Y) 235/35 R19 (87Y)
From 148.9
R19 235/35 R19 87Y 235/35 R19 87Y
R19 235/35 R19 (91Y) XL 235/35 R19 (91Y) XL
From 135.5
R19 235/35 R19 91W 235/35 R19 91W
R19 235/35 R19 91Y XL 235/35 R19 91Y XL
From 128.7
R19 235/40 R19 92W 235/40 R19 92W
From 156.0
R19 235/40 R19 96W XL 235/40 R19 96W XL
R19 235/40 R19 96Y 235/40 R19 96Y
R19 245/35 R19 (93Y) XL 245/35 R19 (93Y) XL
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 (100Y) 255/45 R19 (100Y)
From 173.0
R19 255/45 R19 100Y 255/45 R19 100Y
From 181.3
R19 265/35 R19 (94Y) 265/35 R19 (94Y)
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 (103Y) 285/40 R19 (103Y)
From 143.2
R19 285/40 R19 103Y FR 285/40 R19 103Y FR
R19 295/30 R19 (100Y) XL 295/30 R19 (100Y) XL
R19 295/30 R19 100Y 295/30 R19 100Y
R20 245/35 R20 95Y 245/35 R20 95Y
R20 245/35 R20 95Y XL 245/35 R20 95Y XL
From 180.4
R20 245/40 R20 99Y 245/40 R20 99Y
R20 245/40 R20 99Y XL 245/40 R20 99Y XL
From 193.8
R20 265/30 R20 94Y 265/30 R20 94Y
R20 265/40 R20 104Y 265/40 R20 104Y
R20 265/40 R20 104Y XL 265/40 R20 104Y XL
From 214.2
R20 275/35 R20 102Y 275/35 R20 102Y
R20 275/35 R20 102Y XL 275/35 R20 102Y XL
From 220.9
R20 285/30 R20 99Y 285/30 R20 99Y
R20 285/35 R20 104Y 285/35 R20 104Y
R20 285/35 R20 104Y XL 285/35 R20 104Y XL
From 227.7

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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.