ContiSportContact™ 5

2.6 out of 5 (19 Reviews)

A premium ultra-high performance summer tire designed to combine short braking distances and solid cornering traction with fuel efficiency and long treadlife.

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ContiSportContact™ 5 Specifications for

275/40R19 (101Y)

Load Index 1011819 lbs

Speed Rating Y186 MPH

Tread Wear 280
Traction AA
Temperature A
Article Number 3562740000
Approved Rim Width 9.0 - 11.0
Tire Diameter 27.7 in
Tire Weight 29.7 lbs
Max Load 1819 lbs
Rim Protect Yes
Max Inflation Pressure 51 psi
Side Wall BSW
Overall Section Width 11.1 (9.5) in
Tread Depth 9/32 in
Tire Metric Metric
Load Range SL
Revs Per Mile 750
UTQG 280 AA A

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Superior Performance

The ContiSportContact™ 5 is Continental's™ answer to sports driving enthusiasts desire for a performance tire with strong handling features and powerful traction wouthout sacrificng fuel effiiciency and tread life. The result is a tire which uses Continental's™ unique Black Chili™ compound coupled with a special tread design that grips the road mercilessly and holds onto corners with supreme handling. 

The ContiSportContact™ 5 innate features also assist in shorter braking distances and lower rolling resistance, stopping faster and lasting longer. for the perfomance enthusiast who wants it all , the ContiSportContact™ 5 is the ultimate in balance and precision.

Mileage 6
Fuel Efficiency 7
Handling 9
Wet Traction 10
Quiet Ride 8

Conditions

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Overall Ratings

42% Would Recommend
19 Reviews Average Overall Rating
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Customer Reviews

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Confused Reviewers Judging from some of the comments here I believe reviewers are getting confused between the various iterations of the ContiSportContact 5, 5P, SSR and conventional. Yes the 5P SSRs found as MOE on some MB vehicles are horrid! They provide incredibly short tread life and an unforgiving ride. I had the OEM 5P SSR 235/40R20 on my GLA45 AMG and switched rims to allow conventional 5 235/45R19, and the transformation was like night and day. I would highly recommend making the switch to any GLA45 AMG owner on 20" rims wanting improved tyre life, ride quality, handling, tyre availability and reasonable cost.
Date published: 2018-10-30
Rated 2 out of 5 by from WORN OUT AFTER 7500 MILES Front 2 tires worn down to bald on the outside after 7500 miles. Car was in for a required state inspection one month ago and now dealer says "oh your car is out of alignment so its your fault". Any tires that wears down after 7500 whether your car is misaligned for a month or not is JUST TOO SOFT. And $400 each to replace. Go with Pirelli Scorpion . . .
Date published: 2019-02-25
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Awful My wife’s car. Tires have less than 25000 km on them. Regularly rotated and only summer driven. Down to wear bars and extremely noisy. Replacing with Pirelli P Zero all seasons. Hopefully get a few more km from them. They’re on a Mercedes CLA45. If the next car has them on it I will refuse to purchase it!
Date published: 2018-05-27
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Bad Experience I bought these tires 1 year ago for my 2016 BMW after 4 months of driving 2K miles the front tires start noising like i have problem in the front wheel bearing , so i took the car to bmw dealer and after 2 days of checking the car it shows that this sound comes from front tires.
Date published: 2018-05-24
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Worst treadlife Similar experience to the other reviews, these didn't last even 10k miles for me. And it's not like they're super sticky, but the traction is decent. They're loud too. The only reason I gave it a second star is Conti didn't remove the bad reviews which I think is commendable.
Date published: 2019-02-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Horribly noisy! Had many Continental tires in the past but these are almost unliveable. Bought tires for two vehicles at same time, and the other set is fine. Had problem car (Subaru Outback) 4-wheel aligned but it made no difference. Major letdown for me!
Date published: 2018-05-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A true Driver's tire! The safest tire I have ever used. Takes any corners with ease. The ONLY tire I have ever driven on that I can truthfully say I can drive on the road without regard to the weather conditions. Handles superbly in the wet.
Date published: 2018-03-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice step up from OEM OEM tires are always bought on the basis of price by BMW, and minimum compliance to BMW specs. Best tyre for the car? No, Best tyre for the balance sheet P/L? Yes. Continentials are quieter and give longer tread life.
Date published: 2018-05-24
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