Dry Performance Wet Performance Comfort Handling Snow/Ice Performance Treadwear

Key Facts about Continental TrueContact:

Summary


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

Reasons to buy

A few drivers mentioned that they were impressed by the smooth, quiet ride and high fuel economy provided by this tire.
The car owner said those tires had great traction for acceleration and braking and they gave you a true feeling of safety and security.
One happy driver mentioned the tires provided excellent traction in all weather conditions.
The owner said the tires really stick to the road on curves and turns.
The drivers said this tire exceeded their expectations, especially in terms of wet traction and hydroplaning resistance.

Reasons not to buy

Some disappointed drivers complained that the snow traction was terrible.
Some owners mentioned that the treadwear was awful.


Description


A true all-season touring tire featuring EcoPlus Technology, combining all-season traction, extended treadwear and excellent fuel efficiency with best-in-class wet braking.The TrueContact is an all-season touring tire designed with a premium focus on fuel efficiency, extended treadwear and best-in-class wet braking.

Continental's EcoPlus Technology offers significant savings at the gas pump while specially formulated tread compounds and precisely engineered traction grooves provide extra safety in rain and snow.Combined with Continental's ComfortRide Technology for a smooth, comfortable ride, the TrueContact offers the ultimate in passenger tire balance and performance.

  • Tuned Performance Indicators give you an at-a-glance look of performance levels on dry, wet, and snowy roads
  • Alignment Verification System alerts you in case of wheel misalignment
  • Traction grooves promote strong grip in light snow
  • Comfort Ride Technology improves ride quality, for a plush, quiet drive
  • Eco-Plus Technology promotes wet traction, improved braking, and long tire life while reducing fuel consumption

Detailed Information


Type and Size
Tire Model
Continental TrueContact
Car Type
Passenger
Season
All Season
Rim Diameter
15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19 "
Width
185 / 195 / 205 / 215 / 225 / 235 mm
Aspect Ratio
45 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 %
Construction
Radial
Special Features
Runflat
No
Mud and Snow
No
Extra Load
No
Speed and Load
Speed Index
H (max 130 mph) ... V (max 149 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)
 

Continental TrueContact Sizes & Specifications


Rim Model Size Index Features
R15 185/65 R15 88T 185/65 R15 88T
R15 195/60 R15 88T 195/60 R15 88T
R15 195/65 R15 91T 195/65 R15 91T
R16 205/60 R16 92T 205/60 R16 92T
R16 205/65 R16 95T 205/65 R16 95T
R16 215/60 R16 95T 215/60 R16 95T
R16 215/65 R16 98H 215/65 R16 98H
R16 215/65 R16 98T 215/65 R16 98T
R16 225/60 R16 98H 225/60 R16 98H
R16 225/60 R16 98T 225/60 R16 98T
R16 225/65 R16 100T 225/65 R16 100T
R16 235/65 R16 103T 235/65 R16 103T
R17 215/45 R17 87V 215/45 R17 87V
R17 215/55 R17 94T 215/55 R17 94T
R17 215/60 R17 96T 215/60 R17 96T
R17 215/65 R17 99T 215/65 R17 99T
R17 225/50 R17 94T 225/50 R17 94T
R17 225/55 R17 97H 225/55 R17 97H
R17 225/60 R17 99H 225/60 R17 99H
R17 225/60 R17 99T 225/60 R17 99T
R17 225/65 R17 102T 225/65 R17 102T
R17 235/55 R17 99T 235/55 R17 99T
R17 235/60 R17 102T 235/60 R17 102T
R17 235/65 R17 104T 235/65 R17 104T
R18 215/55 R18 95T 215/55 R18 95T
R18 225/50 R18 95T 225/50 R18 95T
R18 235/55 R18 100T 235/55 R18 100T
R18 235/60 R18 103H 235/60 R18 103H
R18 235/60 R18 103T 235/60 R18 103T
R19 225/55 R19 99H 225/55 R19 99H
R19 235/55 R19 101H 235/55 R19 101H

Amazon Reviews Continental TrueContact

Questions and Answers

  • Aug 02, 2018

    TireRack.com: Best in Standard Touring All-Season

    1. 100 Michelin Defender T+H
      Treadwear Wet Performance Dry Performance Comfort Noise
    2. 99 Continental TrueContact
      Wet Performance Dry Performance Comfort
    3. 98 Pirelli P4 Four Seasons Plus
      Treadwear Wet Performance Dry Performance
    4. 95 General Altimax RT43
      Wet Performance Dry Performance Comfort
    5. 95 Kumho Solus TA11
      Treadwear Dry Performance Comfort
    6. 90 Hankook Optimo H727
      Wet Performance Dry Performance
    7. 89 Dunlop Signature ll
      Wet Performance Dry Performance Little Noise
    8. 89 Michelin Defender
      Wet Performance Dry Performance Comfort Winter / Snow Performance
    9. 89 Yokohama AVID Ascend
      Treadwear Dry Performance Comfort Noise Winter / Snow Performance
    10. 87 Continental ProContact EcoPlus
      Wet Performance Dry Performance Noise
    11. 87 Cooper CS5 Grand Touring
      Dry Performance Comfort
    12. 85 Yokohama AVID Touring-S
      Dry Performance Comfort Noise
    13. 79 Hankook Optimo H724
      Dry Performance Noise Treadwear Winter / Snow Performance
    14. 64 Fuzion TOURING
      Dry Performance Treadwear Wet Performance Comfort Winter / Snow Performance
  • Jul 09, 2018

    Consumer Reports: All-Season Tires

    1. 70 Michelin Defender
      Dry Braking Treadwear Wet Braking Aquaplaning Handling
    2. 68 Continental TrueContact
      Rolling Resistance Fuel Efficiency Comfort Handling Treadwear
    3. 66 General Altimax RT43
      Dry Grip Noise / Comfort Winter Traction Value
    4. 66 Pirelli P4 Four Seasons Plus
      Comfort / Noise Handling Dry Grip Value Rolling Resistance Treadwear
    5. 64 Nexen Aria AH7
      Treadwear Noise
    6. 62 Goodyear Assurance TripleTred All-Season
      Treadwear Wet Grip Handling Dry Grip Ice Braking
    7. 62 Kumho Solus TA11
      Rolling Resistance Wet Braking
    8. 62 Cooper CS5 Grand Touring
      Treadwear Noise Ice Braking
    9. 60 Yokohama AVID Ascend
      Dry Grip Handling Noise Value Ice Braking Wet Braking
    10. 58 BFGoodrich Advantage T/A
      Treadwear Rolling Resistance Wet Braking
  • Mar 26, 2018

    Tested: Long-Wearing Standard Touring All-Season- Winter Update | Tire Rack

    All tire designs require compromise, and many of the strategies used to increase a tire's longevity can have a negative effect on other performance aspects. It's up to the tire manufacturers to limit those compromises and find the right balance that provides performance quality, not just mileage quantity.

  • Nov 16, 2017

    Tested: Quantity & Quality in Standard Touring All-Season Tires | Tire Rack

    All tire designs require compromise, and many of the strategies used to increase a tire's longevity can have a negative effect on other performance aspects. It's up to the tire manufacturers to limit those compromises and find the right balance that provides performance quality, not just mileage quantity.

  • Jun 07, 2015

    Continental TrueContact

    The Continental TrueContact is an all season tire that demonstrates incredible grip on both wet and dry conditions while providing a comfortable ride.

  • Mar 09, 2015

    Tested: Continental TrueContact in Winter

    Today, many Passenger and Standard Touring All-Season tires are anything but "standard." The new Continental TrueContact is designed to provide fuel efficiency along with long treadlife and good traction, particularly in the wet. But what about when it snows? We went to Sweden to test this tire where winter reigns supreme.

  • Nov 10, 2014

    Continental TrueContact Tire "Review"

    Sorry Got the Price wrong on the order from TireRack, it was 369.16. But so far I enjoy the nice features of these tires and the quiet ride. Tires are on a KIA RIO LX 2013. P185/65/15 Update March 23,2015: No Longer Own Kia, Bought Subaru impreza Sport Premium hatchback.

  • Jul 31, 2014

    Tested: More Than Basic Touring All-Season | Tire Rack

    Today, many Passenger and Standard Touring All-Season tires are anything but "standard." A growing number offer an impressive blend of treadlife, ride and traction in dry, wet and wintry weather. The new Continental TrueContact is designed to provide fuel efficiency along with long treadlife and good traction, particularly in the wet.