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Continental EcoContact 6

Continental EcoContact 6

/78% · summer · · : Premium

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Pros and cons

  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Low drive-by noise levels
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Continental EcoContact 6 is made in 283 sizes, starting from 155/70 R13 up to 315/30 R22.
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Continental EcoContact 6 is ranked #78 of 820 summer tyres based on the results of tests carried out by Autobild 2022, Autobild 2022, and other organizations. Continental EcoContact 6 belongs to the Premium segment and is made by a manufacturer from Germany. It is made in total of 283 sizes, 155/70 R13 being the smallest and 315/30 R22 the largest. This tyre was featured in tests 5 times, first test was carried in 2020. Continental EcoContact 6 replaced an older model - Continental ContiEcoContact 5. Eu ratings can provide interesting overview over the available dimensions - 52% of Continental EcoContact 6 has "A" wet grip rating and most (70%) of the dimensions has "A" fuel-saving rating. Noise is a strong quality of Continental EcoContact 6 - most dimensions have below average noise level values - 45% of them produce 0db noise, which result in "a" rating. It can be compared to Turanza T005, which is a tyre from Bridgestone (Japan) and has a rating of 89%, compared to 78% of the Continental in question. There was a braking test that featured both Bridgestone Turanza T005 and Continental EcoContact 6 held by autobild in 2022. It was tested on a VW Passat with 215/55 R17 tyres. On the wet, the Bridgestone stopped from 80km/h earlier than the Continental - 27,5m, whereas the Continental took 32,7m to come to a full stop. We can see the same story on the dry, where the Bridgestone stopped earlier at the 35,8m mark, compared to 36,4m of the Continental.

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Continental EcoContact 6 was launched and replaced Continental EcoContact 5.


Continental EcoContact 6 was tested 1x (ADAC)


Continental EcoContact 6 was tested 4x (ADAC,...)


Exterior noise
Autozeitung 2022
Autobild 2022
Dry handling
Autozeitung 2022
Interior noise
Adac 2022
Autobild 2022
Wet circle cornering
Autozeitung 2022

Continental EcoContact 6 in tyre tests

All tyre tests where Continental EcoContact 6 was featured:
ADAC Summer tyre test 2022 185/65 R15
Ranked #8 of 16
Name WetDryNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test1,71,62,711,7
Continental EcoContact 62,62,43,02,51,8
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Source: www.adac.de
Name WetDry
Best values in test146134
Continental EcoContact 6101134
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Source: reifenpresse.de
Autobild Summer tyre test 2022 215/55 R17
Ranked #19 of 21
Name WetDryRunning costs
Best values in test12+1+
Continental EcoContact 62-23+
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Source: reifenpresse.de
Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test35,727,5
Continental EcoContact 636,432,7
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Source: www.autobild.de
ADAC Summer tyre test 2020 235/55 R17
Ranked #8 of 12
Name WetDryNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test2,21,72,11,01,2
Continental EcoContact 62,82,02,31,0 1,2
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Source: www.adac.de

Test ratings distribution

85% (4x)

Ratings x Wheel size

85% (1x)85% (3x)

Ratings x Width

185/xx Rxx215/xx Rxx235/xx Rxx
85% (1x)85% (2x)85% (1x)


  1. Where is Continental EcoContact 6 made?

    Continental EcoContact 6 is made in Germany.

  2. Is this tyre suitable for SUVs?

    Yes, this tyre is also made in SUV sizes.

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