In their April issue, Auto Bild Allrad (D) has published the 4x4 Summer Tire Test. The tested tire size was 215/65 R16 H/V, test vehicle a VW Tiguan.The test was conducted by Auto Bild Allrad- on the Contidrom, Jeversen, Germany (wet tests) and- on Goodyear's proving ground in USA / San Angelo (all other tests).Rating for the CrossContactTM UHP: "recommended"About the Continental CrossContactTM UHP
+ very short stopping distances especially in the wet+ amazing good traction on grass and mud- average hydroplaning performance- noise performance- Price
In issue 3/2014, Gute Fahrt (D) has published the SUV Summer Tire Test 2014. The tire size was 235/55 R17, test vehicle a VW Tiguan.
Rating for the CrossContactTM UHP: "very good - (Testwinner)"
About the Continental CrossContactTM UHP+ shortest stopping distance on wet and dry+ good wet and dry handling performance+ good rolling resistance performance+ good comfort and noise- weak in hydroplaning
In the current issue, Auto Bild Allrad (D) has published the 4x4 Summer Tire Test 2013. The test size is 235/65 R17 V, test vehicle Audi Q5.
Rating for the CrossContactTM UHP: "highly recommended" (1st place)
About the Continental CrossContactTM UHP+ shortest stopping distance on wet surface+ shortest stopping distance on dry surface+ precise handling+ off road performance- noise- comfort- average in curve aquaplaning
The Automotive Clubs ADAC (D) / OEAMTC (AT) / TCS (CH) have published the Summer Tire Test 2012 on their homepages (www.adac.de / www.oeamtc.at / www.tcs.ch). Test size was 215/65 R16 H.
Overall rating for the ContiCrossContactTM UHP: "good" (1st place)
About the tire:+ very balanced tire+ especially good on wet
Auto Zeitung (issue 15/2011) has published the SUV-Summer tire test 2011. The ContiCrossContact UHP again achieved the best result "test winner". Test dimension was 235/60 R18 W on a Audi Q5.
Overall rating for the ContiCrossContact™ UHP: "Testsieger" (Test winner)
About the tire:
+ Best Offroad-performance+ Best in wet braking+ Best overall performance on wet road+/- Average aquaplaning performance+/- Acceptable rolling resistance- High rolling noise
In the current issue (Oct. 21), AutoExpress (UK) published the results of its SUV tires test. Test size was 235/55 R17 H/V/W.Test vehicle was a Toyota RAV4.
Overall rating for the ContiCrossContact™ UHP: "Rank 2"
About the CrossContactTM UHP:
+ consistant performance in all areas+ best in wet and dry braking+ most quiet ride of all off-roaders+ sharp and accurate dry handling+ best choice on gravel
From the "Verdict":"Never we had a tire test that has been so close. Any of the top three will do an excellent job on your car, and drivers can confidently choose a tire based on individual strength in the knowledge that they are solid all-round performers."