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Continental PremiumContact 7

Continental PremiumContact 7

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Continental PremiumContact 7
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Pros and cons

  • Short braking distance on wet roads
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Great handling on dry roads
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • High drive-by noise levels
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Sizes

Continental PremiumContact 7 is made in 59 sizes, starting from 205/55 R16 up to 315/35 R21.
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Timeline

2022

Continental PremiumContact 7 was launched and replaced Continental PremiumContact 6.

2023

Continental PremiumContact 7 was tested 6x (Autoklub ČR,...) and won the Autoklub ČR 205/55 R16 test.

2024

Continental PremiumContact 7 was tested 9x (Autobild,...) and won the Autobild 205/55 R16 test.

Achievements

Best
Wet braking
Adac 2024
Autozeitung 2024
Autobild 2024
Autobild 2024
Best
Dry braking
Adac 2024
Autozeitung 2024
Autobild 2024
Automotorsport 2024
Best
Wet handling
Adac 2024
Autozeitung 2024
Automotorsport 2024
Sportauto 2024
Best
Dry handling
Adac 2024
Autozeitung 2024
Autobild 2024
Automotorsport 2024
Best
Wet circle cornering
Autozeitung 2024
Autobild 2024
Autobild 2024
Sportauto 2024
Best
Aquaplaning - cross
Sportauto 2024
TyreReviews.com 2023
Best
Aquaplaning - longitudal
Autobild 2024
TyreReviews.com 2023
Best
Exterior noise
TyreReviews.com 2023

Continental PremiumContact 7 in tyre tests

All tyre tests where Continental PremiumContact 7 was featured:
ADAC Summer tyre test 2024 215/55 R17
good
Ranked #1 of 16
The Continental PremiumContact 7 emerged as a leading performer, securing the first position out of 16 competitors, an impressive feat highlighting its excellence. The tire distinguished itself with an exceptional balance, showcasing top-rated capabilities on both dry and wet surfaces as acknowledged by its final rating of 'Good'. Notably, it excelled in driving comfort, dry braking, dry handling, wet braking, and wet handling, surpassing all other contenders in these crucial disciplines. On dry surfaces, it set the benchmark by offering superior steering feedback, safety at the limit, and the shortest stopping distance from 100 km/h. Similarly, on wet roads, it achieved the shortest braking distances, ensuring a high level of safety and manageability through the wet handling course. However, the tire displayed some weaknesses in aquaplaning performance, specifically longitudinal aquaplaning, where it did not perform as well. Further, it earned commendation for its very high projected mileage and low fuel consumption, despite a slightly heavier weight potentially affecting its environmental rating. Overall, the Continental PremiumContact 7 redefined standards in safety, balancing its exceptional performance with sustainable attributes.
Name Enviromental impactDriving safety
Best values in test1,61,7
Continental PremiumContact 72,61,7
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Automotorsport Summer tyre test 2024 235/55 R18
test winner
Ranked #1 of 8
Securing the top position among eight competitors, the Continental PremiumContact 7 emerged as the undeniable test winner, a testament to its outstanding performance. Testers lavished praise on the tyre for its exceptional grip on wet surfaces and its capability to prevent aquaplaning reliably. Its strong adherence and precision on dry curves further cemented its reputation, alongside notable ride comfort. However, it wasn't without its drawbacks; a slightly louder rolling noise and increased rolling resistance, which could impact fuel efficiency, were noted. What set this tyre apart in the competition were its unparalleled achievements across various disciplines. It excelled in Comfort, Dry Braking, Dry Handling (both subjective and objective assessments), Dry Lane Changing, Dry Steering Response, Wet Braking, Wet Handling (again, both subjective and objective assessments), and Wet Side Guide, demonstrating a wide-ranging proficiency that left no aspect of performance wanting.
Name
Continental PremiumContact 7
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Name Points total
Best values in test87
Continental PremiumContact 787
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Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test35,425,8
Continental PremiumContact 735,4 25,8
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ACE Summer tyre test 2024 225/45 R17
highly recommended
Ranked #1 of 10
Name Points totalWetDryRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test2144792135
Continental PremiumContact 7214 71123155
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Autobild Summer tyre test 2024 205/55 R16
exemplary
Ranked #2 of 20
Securing a commendable 2nd place among 20 contenders, the Continental PremiumContact 7 demonstrated outstanding prowess across multiple disciplines, earning it an 'Exemplary' final rating. This tire impressively showcased its top-notch profile, excelling with exceptional driving performance on both wet and dry surfaces. Notably, it achieved the shortest braking distances in dry and wet conditions, marking it as a leader in these critical safety aspects. Furthermore, its superior performance extended to wet circle cornering, where it outperformed the competition. Alongside these remarkable achievements, the tire also boasted a good mileage, reinforcing its value and durability. This blend of safety, performance, and longevity highlights the Continental PremiumContact 7 as a superior choice for discerning drivers.
Name
Continental PremiumContact 7
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Autozeitung Summer tyre test 2024 225/45 R17
test winner
Ranked #1 of 9
Clinching the top position out of nine contenders, the Continental PremiumContact 7 emerged as the undisputed test winner. Demonstrating a supreme performance under all conditions, this tyre was praised for its ability to handle both wet and dry surfaces with remarkable prowess. On wet surfaces, it showcased exceptional grip, superior aquaplaning resistance, and leading performances across various measures, establishing itself as the top choice for wet conditions. Despite competing brands focusing on energy efficiency, the Continental PremiumContact 7 prioritized overall performance. It boasted the shortest braking distance, the fastest lap times, and the most stable driving experience on dry surfaces, marking it as the winner of the test. However, it's worth noting that for those prioritizing energy savings, this might not be the optimal choice. The tyre excelled in disciplines such as Dry braking, Dry handling, Safety, Wet braking, Wet circle cornering, Wet handling, and Wet safety, showcasing no weak points in its performance.
Name
Continental PremiumContact 7
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Sport Auto Summer tyre test 2024 215/40 R18
test winner
Ranked #1 of 5
Securing the top position among five contestants, the Continental PremiumContact 7 demonstrated exemplary performance, thereby earning the title of "Test Winner". According to the evaluators, this tire provided exceptional grip on both wet and dry surfaces, ensuring a balanced and secure driving experience. It was praised for its outstanding controllability in wet conditions, impressive steering precision, and high level of protection against aquaplaning. On dry roads, its agility, directional stability, and safety were notable advantages. Although there was a slight compromise on rear axle comfort, the overall performance of the Continental PremiumContact 7 was unmatched. It excelled in several key disciplines, including Aquaplaning - cross, Dry braking, Dry handling, Dry handling - objective, Dry steering response, Wet braking, Wet circle cornering, Wet handling, and Wet handling - objective, showcasing its superiority across a wide range of conditions without any weak points.
Name
Continental PremiumContact 7
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Autobild Summer tyre test 2024 225/55 R17
exemplary
Ranked #2 of 10
Securing the second spot out of ten contenders, the Continental PremiumContact 7 made a notable impression with a final rating denoting it as 'Exemplary'. This tire distinguished itself as a top performer with a well-balanced high-performance potential, showcasing dynamic and sporty handling on dry surfaces coupled with precise steering response and excellent feedback. It also demonstrated very good safety margins against aquaplaning, boasting short braking distances on both wet and dry roads, and the benefit of fuel-saving rolling resistance. A notable downside, however, is its high price level. Its supremacy was particularly evident in several key areas, including its unmatched performance in aquaplaning - longitudinal, dry handling, rolling resistance, wet braking, and wet circle cornering, underlining its exceptional capabilities across a broad range of critical performance metrics.
Name WetDryRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test1-2+2+2+
Continental PremiumContact 72+2+ 2+ 2-
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Name Points totalWetDry
Best values in test104,7106103,4
Continental PremiumContact 7104,7 106 103,3
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Source: www.autoklub.cz
Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test58.124.8
Continental PremiumContact 75925.3
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Source: www.autobild.de
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Continental PremiumContact 7
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Continental PremiumContact 7
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ACE Summer tyre test 2023 225/45 R18
highly recommended
Ranked #2 of 10
Name WetDryRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test7154197
Continental PremiumContact 771 5219 4
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Autobild Summer tyre test 2023 225/45 R18
outstanding
Ranked #3 of 20
The Continental PremiumContact 7 achieved an impressive third place out of 20 competitors, earning the accolade of 'Outstanding'. This tire stood out for its brand-new summer tread pattern, which was praised for sporty and dynamic handling capabilities, precise steering responsiveness, good mileage, and cost-effectiveness. Despite its noteworthy performance, the higher price point was cited as a drawback. However, this didn't detract from its overall excellent assessment. With such a balanced mix of features, the PremiumContact 7 presented itself as a top choice for drivers seeking reliability and performance in their summer tire selection.
Name WetDryRunning costs
Best values in test2+1-1
Continental PremiumContact 72+ 2+2+
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Test ratings distribution

100% (10x)85% (1x)
Test winnerOutstandingHighly recommendedExemplaryGood
5x1x2x2x1x

Ratings x Wheel size

R16R17R18
100% (2x)96.3% (4x)100% (5x)

Ratings x Width

205/xx Rxx215/xx Rxx225/xx Rxx235/xx Rxx
100% (2x)92.5% (2x)100% (6x)100% (1x)

FAQ

  1. Where is Continental PremiumContact 7 made?

    Continental PremiumContact 7 is made in France/Slovakia/Germany/Czech Republic.

  2. Is this tyre suitable for SUVs?

    Yes, this tyre is also made in SUV sizes.

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