SureContact™ RX

4.3 out of 5 (19 Reviews)

The ultra-high performance, all-season tire choice for drivers seeking true, year-round traction. SportPlus™ RX Technology provides precise handling, security on slippery roads and excellent tread life. Available exclusively at Tire Kingdom®, National Tire and Battery® (NTB), Big O Tires and Serivce Centers® and Merchant's® Tire & Auto Centers.

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50K Limited Warranty
60 day Trial
3 Year Roadside Assistance
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SureContact™ RX Specifications for

245/45ZR18 (100Y)

Load Index 1001764 lbs

Speed Rating Y186 MPH

Tread Wear N/A

Traction N/A
Temperature N/A
Article Number 15504550000
Approved Rim Width 7.5 - 9.0
Tire Diameter 26.7 in
Tire Weight 24.6 lbs
Max Load 1764 lbs
Rim Protect No
Max Inflation Pressure 51 psi
Side Wall BSW
Overall Section Width 9.6 (8.0) in
Tread Depth 10/32 in
Tire Metric Metric
Load Range XL
Revs Per Mile 778
UTQG 560 AA A

Total Confidence Plan

Not only does the purchase of Continental brand tires purchased as a replacement tire ensure quality and performance, it also provides an extra measure of confidence with the support of the Total Confidence Plan.

Roadside Assistance

Flat Tire Roadside Assistance*

Roadside Assistance

Road Hazard

Roadside Assistance

Tread Wearout Coverage*

Roadside Assistance

Limited Warranty

Roadside Assistance

Customer Satisfaction Trial*

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Superior Performance

SportPlus™ RX Technology improves tread life while enhancing grip on slippery roads and provides precise steering for maximum control. The traction grooves increasing biting edges through traction teeth in pattern grooves, and additional sipes improve braking, cornering and acceleration in snow. The QuickView™ Indicator allows the driver to visually verify the vehicle's alignment. 

Mileage 8
Fuel Efficiency 8
Handling 8
Wet Traction 9
Snow Traction 8
Quiet Ride 8

Conditions

Dry
Wet
Snow

Technology

SportPlus
Quickview Indicators

Overall Ratings

85% Would Recommend
19 Reviews Average Overall Rating
Treadlife
Performance
Traction
Comfort

Customer Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from What a Tire!!! I am a trainer for one of the largest tire install companies in the world. I had the priveledge to test drive these against its competitors in a controlled environment (dry/ wet)... as soon as I got back I purchased 2 sets for both my vehicle and my wife's. I can have any tire I want. This is a UHP A/S and handles like a dream. Response is perfect along with feel and grip on wet rains here in Florida. Plus it has an alightment wear indicators in the first 3k-5k miles, you can physically see if you are needing an alignment.
Date published: 2016-12-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Shockingly Awesome I wasn't a huge fan of continental extreme contact DWS tires last year when I replaced the Pirelli's that had on Mercedes. This year on my Lexus IS 350 F-Sport I was once going through it again but this time I had to replace the Bridgestone Potenza RE-71R. First off they are awesome tires but they were shot after only 12k miles and the cost of replacements was out of the question. So again I was back in the tire market after doing much research I found these Sure contacts and I figured what the heck the price is really reasonable and the rating were fairly high. Let me Just say that this far they are awesome. The best tires by far and the cheapest high proformance tire I be yet to put on one of my cars. They also look really nice almost similar to the Pilot Super sports. Highly recommend.
Date published: 2016-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best tire I have tried so far The original Continental tires that came on my CLA 45 were short-lived due to punctures from nails. I tried some Cooper tires based on previous experience on my C240, but they did not perform nearly as well on this car. I ended up going back Continental, and the SureContact RX in particular based on the recommendation from the guy at NTB. The grip and performance has been amazing. No slippage from takeoff at a dead stop, excellent grip when cornering, and great feel at high speed.
Date published: 2018-06-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice Tires Did a lot of research on tires, needed to replace to Conti Extreme DW's. They are pricey which came on the vehicle 245 40zr 19 I bought used, but a great tire, had a screw in one of them, tried to pull it out and air leaked so left it in and had no problem with at all.Looked at the Falkens, Michi, BF, and Extremes, went with the Sure Contact at NTB, buy 3 get 1 free. I love the ride handling and traction, very impressed. took the car to have it cleaned Vehicle 2009 Acura Tl Tech.
Date published: 2017-11-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great tire Our Maxima went through 2 sets of OEM Goodyear Eagle RSA tires which lasted pretty well (about 45k miles each set). But when it came time to replace that last set, I just couldn't do it. The Goodyears are inexpensive and last a long time. But that's about it. They are terrible in heavy rain and get quite loud as they wear. These Continentals are really in a totally different class of tire. They are so quiet and grippy. Yes - they cost a bit more. But in the end, I think they are a very reasonable balance of price and performance. You can spend a lot more money on tires but probably aren't going to get much better than these...you can also spend less, but you are likely going to sacrifice where it counts - traction and noise. I haven't had these tires long enough to really judge them - but so far I am really impressed.
Date published: 2018-03-03
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Terrible tire I bought these tires thinking they were a great value for their price. After putting over 4,000 miles on them, the quality never changed from the first day I bought them, they are still awful. The ride is very noisy, both in city and highway. The tires handle very poorly in rain. They also corner horribly, wet or dry. I took these tires off and bought another set of tires from a different manufacturer.
Date published: 2018-05-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Tires with Super Grip It's been a little over a year since I purchased a set of these SureContact Rx tires for my '08 Maxima and I have to say I'm very pleased. Never have I owned a tire that provides this kind of superior grip in all weather conditions and they're quiet. I'd recommend these to anyone looking for a touring/sport tire that wants a cost effective, grippy and quiet for their car.
Date published: 2017-10-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Audi S5 Purchase mine on Sept 02, 2016. Immediately I noticed the difference of the predecessor tires. My car's steering was more agile and precise with precise reaction to turns. Faster take take. Quiet and comfortable. It was raining they performed flawless in handling and accelerating. I still have more testing to do so I'll have a follow update soon.
Date published: 2016-09-03
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