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Continental UltraContact NXT

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Continental UltraContact NXT

Manufacturer's description

The Continental UltraContact NXT is a premium touring summer tire designed for passenger vehicles. This tire is engineered to deliver a superior balance of performance, comfort, and safety during the warmer months. Its construction is tailored to enhance the driving experience on both dry and wet roads, ensuring reliable handling and stability.

Features & Benefits

  • Enhanced Wet Grip: Improved tread design and rubber compounds increase traction on wet surfaces, reducing braking distances.
  • Optimized Fuel Efficiency: The tire's low rolling resistance design contributes to better fuel economy, making it an environmentally friendly option.
  • Increased Durability: A reinforced structure ensures greater resistance to wear and tear, extending the tire's lifespan.
  • Quiet Ride: Advanced noise reduction technology minimizes road noise, providing a more comfortable and quiet driving experience.
  • Superior Handling: Precision engineering offers responsive handling and control, even at higher speeds or in challenging conditions.


  • Cool Chili Compound: Delivers excellent braking performance on wet surfaces by ensuring high grip.
  • Green Chili 2.0 Compound: Enhances the tire's fuel efficiency without compromising on durability or performance.
  • Silent Rib Technology: Reduces interior and exterior noise levels for a quieter ride.
  • Aqua Drainage System: Improves water evacuation, significantly reducing the risk of aquaplaning.

Year Released

The Continental UltraContact NXT was released in 2023, setting a new standard for premium touring summer tires. It was developed as a successor to previous models, incorporating the latest tire technologies to offer improved performance and safety.

Regions Availability

This tire is available across Europe, catering to a wide array of passenger vehicles that require high-quality summer tires. Its availability in this region ensures that drivers benefit from the specific design and features intended for European road conditions and climate.

Vehicle Compatibility / Popular Vehicle Fitments

Given the tire sizes and its availability in Europe, the Continental UltraContact NXT is compatible with a diverse range of passenger cars. Some potential vehicle fitments include:

  • Volkswagen Golf
  • BMW 3 Series
  • Audi A4
  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class
  • Ford Focus
  • Renault Megane
  • Peugeot 308

Note: Always consult with a tire specialist or the vehicle's manufacturer to ensure correct tire fitment.

Final Thoughts

The Continental UltraContact NXT emerges as a leading choice for drivers seeking a high-quality summer tire that does not compromise on performance, safety, or comfort. Its innovative design and technology cater to the demands of modern driving, offering an exceptional driving experience across Europe. Whether navigating city streets or cruising on highways, this tire stands out for its reliability and efficiency in warm weather conditions.

Notable Features

A high share of recycled and renewable material.

  • Featuring a composition of recycled, renewable and certified materials, the UltraContact NXT guarantees uncompromised safety and performance. The NXT compound and construction features an optimal blend of natural rubber, silicate from the ash of rice husks, recycled PET, recycled steel and more.

Ultra-long-lasting driving comfort.

  • Enjoy your driving experience relying on a durable and long-lasting tire. Thanks to our Yellow Chili compound and harmonized tread pattern design, the UltraContact NXT provides you with ultra-high mileage and balanced driving comfort.

Outstanding performance for your sustainable journey.

  • The EU tire label awards all sizes of the UltraContact NXT a triple A rating, showcased by a unique absorbing pattern and smart energy construction, indicating the best EU label rating regarding rolling resistance, wet braking, and rolling noise. Trust the UltraContact NXT for a safe and sustainable ride with extended reach, regardless of your destination.

We make you ready for e-mobility.

  • Our EV-compatible symbol confirms that the tire meets the requirements of electric vehicles as well as cars with combustion or hybrid engines.

Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Continental / UltraContact NXT
Car Type
Rim Diameter
18 "
215 / 225 mm
Aspect Ratio
45 / 55 %
Special Features
Mud and Snow
Extra Load
Speed and Load
Speed Index
V (max 149 mph) ... W (max 168 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)

Continental / UltraContact NXT Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features Load range Utqg Ply rating Price
R18 215/55 R18 99V 215/55 R18 99V
R18 225/45 R18 95W 225/45 R18 95W
R18 225/55 R18 102V 225/55 R18 102V

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