The ultimate winter tire with powerful grip in rain, snow and even ice. PolarPlus Technology keeps the WinterContactSI glued to the ice and snow in tough winter conditions. Command the winter.

  • Continental PolarPlus technology shortens braking distance in wet, icy, and snowy conditions
  • Multi-angled tread pattern provides exceptional snow traction
  • Directional tread design combines nimble handling on dry roads and strong grip in winter weather
  • +Silane technology keeps the tire pliable in low temperatures, promoting powerful braking and traction in winter driving conditions
  • Traction grooves improve grip on snow and ice
  • Tread depth indicators alert you when the tire is nearing the end of its life

Continental WinterContact SI

Continental WinterContact SI

Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Continental WinterContact SI
Car Type
Rim Diameter
15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 "
185 / 195 / 205 / 215 / 225 / 235 / 245 / 255 / 265 mm
Aspect Ratio
40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 / 70 %
Special Features
Mud and Snow
Extra Load
Speed and Load
Speed Index
H (max 130 mph) ... V (max 149 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)

Continental WinterContact SI Modifications

Rim Model Size Index Features
R15 185/55 R15 87H 185/55 R15 87H
R15 185/55 R15 87H XL 185/55 R15 87H XL
R15 185/65 R15 92T 185/65 R15 92T
R15 185/65 R15 92T XL 185/65 R15 92T XL
R15 195/65 R15 95T XL 195/65 R15 95T XL
R16 195/55 R16 91H XL 195/55 R16 91H XL
R16 205/55 R16 94H XL 205/55 R16 94H XL
R16 205/60 R16 96H XL 205/60 R16 96H XL
R16 205/65 R16 99H XL 205/65 R16 99H XL
R16 215/55 R16 97H XL 215/55 R16 97H XL
R16 215/60 R16 99H XL 215/60 R16 99H XL
R16 215/65 R16 102T 215/65 R16 102T
R16 215/70 R16 104T 215/70 R16 104T
R16 215/70 R16 104T XL 215/70 R16 104T XL
R17 205/50 R17 93H XL 205/50 R17 93H XL
R17 215/45 R17 91H XL 215/45 R17 91H XL
R17 215/55 R17 98H XL 215/55 R17 98H XL
R17 215/60 R17 100T XL 215/60 R17 100T XL
R17 225/45 R17 94H XL 225/45 R17 94H XL
R17 225/50 R17 98H XL 225/50 R17 98H XL
R17 225/55 R17 101H XL 225/55 R17 101H XL
R17 225/60 R17 103H 225/60 R17 103H
R17 225/60 R17 103H XL 225/60 R17 103H XL
R17 225/65 R17 106T XL 225/65 R17 106T XL
R17 235/45 R17 99H XL 235/45 R17 99H XL
R17 235/55 R17 103H 235/55 R17 103H
R17 235/65 R17 108T 235/65 R17 108T
R17 235/65 R17 108T XL 235/65 R17 108T XL
R18 235/45 R18 98H 235/45 R18 98H
R18 235/50 R18 101H XL 235/50 R18 101H XL
R18 235/55 R18 104H XL 235/55 R18 104H XL
R18 235/60 R18 107H 235/60 R18 107H
R18 235/65 R18 110H XL 235/65 R18 110H XL
R18 245/40 R18 97H XL 245/40 R18 97H XL
R18 245/45 R18 100V XL 245/45 R18 100V XL
R18 245/60 R18 108H XL 245/60 R18 108H XL
R18 255/55 R18 109H 255/55 R18 109H
R19 235/55 R19 105H XL 235/55 R19 105H XL
R19 245/40 R19 98V XL 245/40 R19 98V XL
R19 255/50 R19 107H XL 255/50 R19 107H XL
R20 235/55 R20 105H 235/55 R20 105H
R20 235/55 R20 105H XL 235/55 R20 105H XL
R20 245/50 R20 105H XL 245/50 R20 105H XL
R20 245/50 R20 109H XL 245/50 R20 109H XL
R20 265/50 R20 111T 265/50 R20 111T
R20 265/50 R20 111T XL 265/50 R20 111T XL

Amazon Reviews Continental WinterContact SI

Questions and Answers

  • Nov 14, 2018 The Best SUV & Light Truck Winter Tires

    1. Michelin Latitude X-Ice Xi2
      Dry Performance Wet Performance Comfort / Noise Hydroplaning resistance Durability / Treadwear Winter / Snow Performance
    2. Bridgestone Blizzak DM-V2
      Wet Performance Durability / Treadwear Snow / Ice traction Noise Hydroplaning resistance
    3. Dunlop Winter Maxx SJ8
      Durability / Treadwear Snow / Ice traction Noise
    4. Yokohama iceGUARD iG51v
      Durability / Treadwear Comfort / Noise Hydroplaning resistance Snow / Wet traction Ice traction
    5. Continental WinterContact SI
      Durability / Treadwear Snow / Ice traction Noise Cornering Stability
    6. Pirelli Scorpion Ice & Snow
      Durability / Treadwear Hydroplaning resistance Wet / Ice traction Cornering Stability
    7. Sailun Ice Blazer WST2 LT
      Snow / Ice traction Wet traction Driving comfort Noise Handling
    8. Cooper Weather-Master WSC
      Snow traction Ice traction Treadwear Handling
    9. Toyo Observe GSi-5
      Snow traction Noise
    10. Hankook I*Pike RW11
      Dry traction Noise Wet / Snow traction Handling Cornering Stability Driving comfort Ice traction
  • Nov 14, 2018 The 5 Best Passenger Winter Tires

    1. Bridgestone Blizzak WS80
      Ice Performance Reliability Winter / Snow Performance Durability
    2. Michelin X-Ice Xi3
      Ice Performance Сomfortability Durability
    3. Dunlop Winter Maxx 2
      Ice Performance Noise Winter / Snow Performance
    4. Continental WinterContact SI
      Ice Performance Winter / Snow Performance
    5. Yokohama iceGUARD iG52c
      Value Durability
  • Jul 20, 2018

    Consumer Reports: Passenger Winter/Snow Tires

    1. 70 Michelin X-Ice Xi3
      Ice braking Noise Snow traction Value Rolling resistance Ride comfort Dry braking Wet braking
    2. 70 Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2
      Rolling resistance Ride comfort Snow traction Noise Ice braking Dry braking Wet braking
    3. 66 Bridgestone Blizzak WS80
      Ride comfort Snow traction Ice braking Wet braking
    4. 64 Cooper Weather-Master WSC
      Snow traction Noise Hydroplaning Ice braking Value Ride comfort
    5. 64 Toyo Observe G3-ICE
      Rolling resistance Ride comfort Snow traction Ice braking Wet braking
    6. 64 Continental WinterContact SI
      Rolling resistance Ride comfort Snow traction Ice braking Wet braking Handling
    7. 64 General Altimax Arctic
      Ice braking Noise Ride comfort Value Snow traction
    8. 64 Dunlop Winter Maxx WM01
      Rolling resistance Ride comfort Snow traction Ice braking Wet braking
    9. 64 Nokian WR G3
      Ride comfort Noise Snow traction Hydroplaning
    10. 64 Toyo Celsius
      Snow traction Noise Hydroplaning Wet braking
  • Oct 21, 2016

    Continental Winter Contact SI

    When the temperature drops you a need winter tire that's been put to the test and come out on top.

  • Oct 25, 2015

    Winter Tire Review: Continental Tires WinterContact SI, Top tire for winter performance!

    CarQuestion Winter Tire Review: Continental Tires WinterContact SI, Top tire for winter performance!! You own a BMW, Audi, Mercedes-Benz or you are just an amateur of performance even in winter? Be sure to have a look on the Continental Continental Tires WinterContact SI! It's a new model for 2015!