Continental ContiMaxContact MC5

Dry Grip 89%
Wet Grip 82%
Road Feedback 82%
Handling 78%
Wear 80%
Comfort 87%
Buy again 85%

The Continental ContiMaxContact MC5 is a Premium Touring Summer tyre designed to be fitted to Passenger Car

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Tyre review data from 26 tyre reviews averaging 83% over 273,260 miles driven.

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Given 89% (breakdown) while driving a Subaru 2008 WRX (235/45 R17) on a combination of roads for 2,500 spirited miles
Great Tyre. I bought them thinking they wear cheaper then the Bridgestone potenza or dunlop SP01. But the performance is just amazing. I can push my car to the limit and they just keep gripping. Unlike the Toyo TeoPlus tyres i had before which where terrible.

Would highly recommend and buy again!
57 - tyre reviewed on August 5, 2013   

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Given 96% (breakdown) while driving a Subaru XV Crosstrek (225/55 R17) on a combination of roads for 0 spirited miles
Just had this on after using Yokohama geolandar that written after 46000km which made my AWD car skid few times at round about. Hopefully I made the right choice with this. It's just initial review so hopefully will add more feed back as I get along.
0 - tyre reviewed on August 23, 2017   
Given 74% (breakdown) while driving a Mazda 6 (215/45 R17) on a combination of roads for 1,000 spirited miles
Pretty amazing set of tyres if I say so myself. Was running Bridgestone Adrenaline RE002's before this and with the road conditions in Malaysia, I was looking for a more comfortable set of tyres without a large drop in performance. And I have to say, these tyres did it.

Dry grip is amazing. I am able to manoeuvre corners with ease and agility. In the wet, these tyre performed amazing. I can feel the grip. In terms of comfort, this was where the tyres amazed me, they were able to give me ample feedback whilst reducing cabin noise and giving a smoother ride.

I've only had the tyre for about 2000kms now, so I can't comment much on wear. But so far it seems to be great.

Overall I am amazed at this tyre, and if continental were to come out with a MC6 I would go for those but for now, the MC5's are an amazing set to go for.. Yet to try the UC6 though.
9 - tyre reviewed on June 13, 2017   
Given 83% (breakdown) while driving a Honda Accord (235/45 R18) on mostly town for 700 average miles
Before the MC5, i had used:
Michelin PS3, Yokohama Advan DB V551, Hankook Ventus Noble2 S1, Hankook Ventus Prime2.

My comments about MC5:
Noise: better than almost all the above, but not as good as the V551 (but V551 price is almost +50% more expensive).
Comfort: MC5 is better than all the above, it absorb road bumps, the ride is smooth, love it.
Handling: no point comparing with performance tyres like PS2 and V551, for comfort oriented tyres like MC50, the handling is pretty well. I travel at 120km under heavy rain on a free way, it hold the line pretty well, no skipping at all.

Overall , i would say MC5 is a pretty damn good tyres with the price they are selling here in Malaysia. I can't wait to see the MC6 (if there is any). I would recommend to anyone looking for a comfort tyre that having decent handling capacilities.

Very well done, Continental, Love the MC5..
20 - tyre reviewed on March 27, 2017   
Given 97% (breakdown) while driving a Maruti Udyog Ciaz (195/55 R16) on a combination of roads for 12,000 average miles
The performance is just amazing, the road grip, handeling is great and being optimistic i expect a life of 100000 kms from them as
31 - tyre reviewed on March 12, 2017   

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