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Continental WinterContact TS 860

Tyre rating 90 %

Rating based on 23 tyre tests, eu labels and customer reviews
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No. 8 of 745 winter tyres

Price index: Premium

Continental winter tyres overall rating 86%

Pros and cons:

  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Exceptional traction on snow
  • Short braking distance on wet roads
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Longer braking distance on ice
  • Poor traction on ice
  • High cabin noise levels
  • Bad value for the money
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Achievements

Best
Wet handling
Adac 2021
Adac 2019
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Best
Wet circle cornering
Autozeitung 2020
Adac 2019
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Best
Snow traction
Adac 2021
Adac 2018
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Best
Wet braking
Autoexpress 2019
Adac 2018
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Best
Aquaplaning - longitudal
Adac 2021
Adac 2019
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Best
Dry braking
Adac 2021
Autobild 2019
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Best
Aquaplaning - cross
Adac 2021
Ace 2018
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Best
Dry handling
Autobild 2019
Autoexpress 2019
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Best
Exterior noise
Adac 2021
Autozeitung 2020
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Best
Snow braking
Adac 2019
Adac 2018
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Best
Snow handling
Adac 2021
Adac 2018
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Best
Comfort
Automotorsport 2018
Autobild 2018
Best
Interior noise
Adac 2018
Continental WinterContact TS 860 is ranked #90 of 745 winter tyres based on the results of tests carried out by ACE 2020 and other organizations. Continental WinterContact TS 860 belongs to the Premium segment. It is made in total of 72 sizes, 155/70 R13 being the smallest and 225/50 R17 the largest.

Continental WinterContact TS 860 in tyre tests

All tyre tests where Continental WinterContact TS 860 was featured:
ADAC Winter tyre test 2021 195/65 R15
satisfactory
Ranked #6 of 16
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWear
Best values in test1,61,91,92,02,62,0
Continental WinterContact TS 8601,6 2,71,9 2,52,92,5
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Source: www.adac.de
ADAC Winter tyre test 2021 225/50 R17
satisfactory
Ranked #6 of 18
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWear
Best values in test1,61,91,52,12,71,5
Continental WinterContact TS 8601,93,02,12,23,02,5
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Source: www.adac.de
ADAC Winter tyre test 2020 205/55 R16
satisfactory
Ranked #7 of 15
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test1,32,01,82,12,51,01,8
Continental WinterContact TS 8601,83,02,02,22,5 2,52,2
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Source: www.adac.de
ACE Winter tyre test 2020 225/50 R17
recommended
Ranked #4 of 9
Name Points totalWetDrySnowRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test200674860189
Continental WinterContact TS 8601926348 5218 7
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Source: images.ace.de
Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wetStopping distance on ice
Best values in test13,914,816,4
Continental WinterContact TS 86015,416,421,7
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Source: www.autonavigator.hu
ADAC Winter tyre test 2019 185/65 R15
recommended
Ranked #4 of 16
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test1,82,11,92,22,61,51,6
Continental WinterContact TS 8601,8 2,52,22,62,6 2,51,9
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Source: www.oeamtc.at
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test1-2+1-1-
Continental WinterContact TS 8602+2+ 1- 2+
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test29,224
Continental WinterContact TS 86031,524,5
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test1,72,01,82,43,21,51,6
Continental WinterContact TS 8601,7 2,31,8 2,53,52,02,2
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Source: www.adac.de
AutoMotorSport Winter tyre test 2018 205/55 R16
highly recommended
Ranked #1 of 11
Name Points total
Best values in test9,1
Continental WinterContact TS 8609,1
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Source: www.auto-motor-und-sport.de
ACE Winter tyre test 2018 185/65 R15
test winner
Ranked #1 of 9
Name Points totalWinterWetDryRolling resistanceNoiseRunning costs
Best values in test20667684319810
Continental WinterContact TS 860206 6668 43 1676
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Source: www.ace.de
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test34,327
Continental WinterContact TS 86034,527,6
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test1-211
Continental WinterContact TS 8601- 2 2 2
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test2,12,01,82,33,01,01,7
Continental WinterContact TS 8602,1 2,51,92,53,0 2,01,7
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Source: www.adac.de
Name WetDrySnowIceNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test1,81,71,72,13,01,51,7
Continental WinterContact TS 8601,8 2,21,92,53,42,51,9
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Source: www.adac.de
Name Points total
Best values in test100
Continental WinterContact TS 860100
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Source: www.autoexpress.co.uk
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test1-2+11-
Continental WinterContact TS 8602+2+ 2+2-
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Source: reifenpresse.de
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test32,225,9
Continental WinterContact TS 86033,527,5
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name WetDrySnowRunning costs
Best values in test1-21-1
Continental WinterContact TS 8601- 2 2+1
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Source: reifenpresse.de
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test34,225
Continental WinterContact TS 86034,2 25,6
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name Points totalWetDrySnowRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test10096,999,899100100
Continental WinterContact TS 860100 94,699,8 96,2100 100
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Source: www.autoexpress.co.uk
Name Points totalWetDrySnow
Best values in test101100103,3100,3
Continental WinterContact TS 860101 99,5103,3 100,3
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Source: www.autoforum.cz
GTÜ Winter tyre test 2016 205/55 R16
highly recommended
Ranked #1 of 13
Name Points totalWetDrySnowRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test4121421271432510
Continental WinterContact TS 860412 142 127 143 25 9
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Source: www.gtue.de

Ratings

100% (8x)85% (8x)
ExemplaryTest winnerVery goodHighly recommendedRecommendedSatisfactoryGood +
4x1x1x2x2x3x3x

Ratings x Wheel size

R14R15R16R17
85% (1x)91% (5x)95% (6x)92.5% (4x)

Ratings x Width

175/xx Rxx185/xx Rxx195/xx Rxx205/xx Rxx225/xx Rxx
85% (1x)92.5% (2x)90% (3x)95% (6x)92.5% (4x)

Dimensions

Continental WinterContact TS 860 is made in 72 sizes, starting from 155/70 R13 up to 225/50 R17.
Tyre sizePriceSpeed indexWeight indexExtrasCheck also
13"155/70 R13

£51
T75
155/80 R13

£47
T79
165/70 R13

£58
T79
14"155/65 R14

£57
T75
165/60 R14

£69
T79XL
165/65 R14

£65
T79
165/70 R14

£62
T85XL
165/70 R14

£58
T81
175/65 R14

£63
T82
175/65 R14

£58
T86XL
175/70 R14

£65
T84
175/70 R14

£69
T88XL
175/80 R14

£70
T88
185/55 R14

£72
T80
185/60 R14

£60
T82
185/65 R14

£59
T86
185/70 R14

£79
T88
15"155/65 R15

£59
T77
165/60 R15

£62
T77
165/65 R15

£62
T81
175/60 R15

£75
T81
185/55 R15

£83
H86XL
185/55 R15

£83
H82
185/55 R15

£77
T82
185/60 R15

£62
T88XL
185/60 R15

£60
T84
185/65 R15

£63
T92XL
185/65 R15

£52
T88
195/50 R15

£65
T82
195/50 R15

£67
H82
195/55 R15

£97
H85
195/55 R15

£83
T85
195/60 R15

£66
T88
195/60 R15

£80
H88
195/65 R15

£68
T95XL
195/65 R15

£53
T91
195/65 R15

£65
H91
205/60 R15

£90
H91
205/60 R15

£87
T91
205/65 R15

£90
T94
205/65 R15

£92
H94
215/65 R15

£113
H96
16"185/50 R16

£106
H81
185/55 R16

£83
T87XL
185/60 R16

£87
H86
195/45 R16

£88
T80MFS
195/45 R16

£103
H84MFS XL
195/55 R16

£92
H91XL
195/55 R16

£104
H87
195/60 R16

£84
H89
195/65 R16

£108
H92
205/45 R16

£104
H87MFS XL
205/50 R16

£139
H87
205/55 R16

£100
V94XL
205/55 R16

£86
H94XL
205/55 R16

£68
T91
205/55 R16

£72
H91
205/55 R16

£79
H91MFS
205/60 R16

£79
T92
205/65 R16

£99
H95
215/45 R16

£121
V90MFS XL
215/55 R16

£104
H97XL
215/55 R16

£102
H93
215/55 R16

£120
V97XL
17"195/45 R17

£104
H81
205/65 R17

£133
V96
215/40 R17

£134
V87MFS XL
225/45 R17

£110
V94MFS XL
225/45 R17

£106
H94MFS XL
225/45 R17

£95
H91MFS
225/50 R17

£114
V98MFS XL
225/50 R17

£112
H98MFS XL