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Continental WinterContact TS 870

Continental WinterContact TS 870

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Pros and cons

  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Short braking distance on snow
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Great handling on dry roads
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Sizes

Continental WinterContact TS 870 is made in 52 sizes, starting from 175/65 R14 up to 225/50 R17.
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Continental WinterContact TS 870 is ranked #91 of 820 winter tyres based on the results of tests carried out by Autoexpress 2022, Tyre Reviews 2022, and other organizations. Continental WinterContact TS 870 belongs to the Premium segment and is made by a manufacturer from Germany. However, this particular model is made in France. It is made in total of 52 sizes, 175/65 R14 being the smallest and 225/50 R17 the largest. This tyre was featured in tests 11 times, first test was carried in 2020. Continental WinterContact TS 870 replaced an older model - Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850. This model received the best possible rating in 4 tests. Eu ratings can provide interesting overview over the available dimensions - 100% of Continental WinterContact TS 870 has "B" wet grip rating and most (89%) of the dimensions has "C" fuel-saving rating. Noise is a strong quality of Continental WinterContact TS 870 - most dimensions have below average noise level values - 100% of them produce 0db noise, which result in "a" rating. This tyre has a initial tread depth of 8.6 mm in 195/55 R16. However, this can vary depending on the dimension (8.7 mm - 225/45 R17). It can be compared to WinterContact TS 860, which is a tyre from Continental (Germany) and has a rating of 90%, compared to 91% of the Continental in question.

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Timeline

2021

Continental WinterContact TS 870 was launched and replaced Continental ContiWinterContact TS 850.

2020

Continental WinterContact TS 870 was tested 1x (Autoexpress) and won the Autoexpress 205/55 R16 test.

2021

Continental WinterContact TS 870 was tested 4x (AutoMotorSport,...) and won the Autobild 205/55 R16 test.

2022

Continental WinterContact TS 870 was tested 6x (ADAC,...) and won the ADAC 185/65 R15 test.

Achievements

Best
Aquaplaning - cross
Autozeitung 2022
Autoexpress 2022
Autoklubcr 2022
TyreReviews.com 2022
Best
Wet circle cornering
Autozeitung 2022
Autoexpress 2022
Autoklubcr 2022
Autoexpress 2020
Best
Aquaplaning - longitudal
Autozeitung 2022
Autoexpress 2022
Autoklubcr 2022
Best
Dry handling
Autozeitung 2022
Autoexpress 2022
Autobild 2021
Best
Wet handling
Autozeitung 2022
Tuv 2021
Autoexpress 2020
Best
Comfort
Autoklubcr 2022
Autoklubcr 2021
Best
Snow handling
Autoklubcr 2022
Autoexpress 2020
Best
Exterior noise
Automotorsport 2021
Best
Interior noise
Autoexpress 2020
Best
Wet braking
Tuv 2021

Continental WinterContact TS 870 in tyre tests

All tyre tests where Continental WinterContact TS 870 was featured:
Tyre Reviews Winter tyre test 2022 225/45 R17
highly recommended
Ranked #2 of 9
Name
Continental WinterContact TS 870
Source: www.tyrereviews.com
Name WetDrySnowIceRolling resistanceNoiseWear
Best values in test1,71,91,81,91,72,51,5
Continental WinterContact TS 8702,12,32,22,51,83,02,0
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Autoexpress Winter tyre test 2022 225/45 R19

Ranked #1 of 6
Name Points total
Best values in test100
Continental WinterContact TS 870100
Source: www.autoexpress.co.uk
Name WetDrySnowIceRolling resistanceNoiseWear
Best values in test2,01,81,41,81,52,71,5
Continental WinterContact TS 8702,12,41,61,92,12,82,5
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Name Points totalWetDrySnow
Best values in test103,6108,3100,2102,1
Continental WinterContact TS 870103,6 108,3 99,7102,1
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Source: www.autoklub.cz
Name WetDrySnow
Best values in test147143147
Continental WinterContact TS 870147 136147
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Source: www.autozeitung.de
Name Points totalWetDrySnowRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test8,79,69,3101010
Continental WinterContact TS 8708,27,97,98,410 10
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Source: www.auto-motor-und-sport.de
Name WetDrySnowRolling resistanceWear
Best values in test2+2+11-1
Continental WinterContact TS 8702+ 21- 2+1
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name Stopping distance on wetStopping distance on snow
Best values in test32,127,3
Continental WinterContact TS 87034,227,7
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Source: www.autobild.de
Name Points totalWinterWetDryRolling resistance
Best values in test1102301,21501,21202,4109,6
Continental WinterContact TS 8701102 301,21 501,21 200100
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Source: reifenpresse.de
Name Points totalWinterWetDryRolling resistanceNoise
Best values in test101,6299,9299,9100101,1100,7
Continental WinterContact TS 870101,6 299,9 299,9 93,8101,1 100,7
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Source: www.autoexpress.co.uk

Test ratings distribution

100% (4x)85% (2x)
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Ratings x Wheel size

R15R16R17
85% (1x)95% (3x)100% (2x)

Ratings x Width

185/xx Rxx195/xx Rxx205/xx Rxx215/xx Rxx225/xx Rxx
85% (1x)100% (1x)100% (1x)85% (1x)100% (2x)

FAQ

  1. Where is Continental WinterContact TS 870 made?

    Continental WinterContact TS 870 is made in France.

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