Continental ContiMaxContact MC5

Dry Grip 89%
Wet Grip 84%
Road Feedback 82%
Progressiveness 82%
Wear 78%
Comfort 87%
Buy again 88%
Continental ContiMaxContact MC5

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 18 tyre reviews averaging 84% over 170,060 miles driven.

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Top Continental ContiMaxContact MC5 Reviews

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!
3 | - tyre reviewed on August 5, 2013   
Given 86% (breakdown) while driving a Ford FG Falcon XR6 Turbo (245/45 R18) on a combination of roads for 15,000 average miles
Had these on my FG XR6 turbo falcon for about one year now. When I changed from Yokaham s-drive to Conti MC5, it decreased road noise by half. Probably my tyre of choice in the 18 inch rim. I had the same confidence with wet/dry grip as I did with the Yokahamas but with half the road noise in the cabin. Long road trips on Australian coarse chip road were not an issue for the family with the Conti MX5's on. Sold the car now, so not sure on wear, but would have expected it to make 45,000 to 50,000km's
2 | - tyre reviewed on February 6, 2015   
Given 93% (breakdown) while driving a Hyundai (225/50 R18) on a combination of roads for 1,000 average miles
I can't believe how quiet and smooth they are. 4/5 Dry. 4/5 Wet. 4/5 Comfort. 5/5 Noise. 4/5 Handling. 4/5 Stopping Distance. I have had Invo, GR90, Ventus S1 Noble2, LM703, NT8000, V551 and 3ST. I have to say the MC5 being better in the reduction of road noise. Great value for money product.
2 | - tyre reviewed on May 16, 2015   

Latest Continental ContiMaxContact MC5 Reviews

Given 88% (breakdown) while driving a Toyota (215/55 R17) on mostly motorways for 500 spirited miles
My van were on worn budget tyres. I don't know how accurate it is to compare worn vs new tyres but anyway here goes.
On the old tyres the people mover felt like a van, had a bad vibration at 60mph. The people mover felt unsettled in B roads, and on the noisier side of things.

On new MC5, it was a bit better, smoother, but ride was still a bit harsh. But after 500 miles, it improved, it is now really quiet. The grip is very high, and it is no longer unsettled on windy B roads - WOW. I've not driven it on the windy B roads in the wet but I can only assume they will drive the same. The vehicle has been transformed!

But they're on the expensive side. You get what you pay for I guess!
0 | - tyre reviewed on September 25, 2016   
Given 93% (breakdown) while driving a Subaru 2009 BM Liberty 2.5 Premium (225/50 R17) on a combination of roads for 35,000 average miles
Fantastic tyres. Originally purchased in 2013 to replace the OE Yokohamas which were completely worn out after 45000km.

First impressions were markedly reduced road noise at all speeds and road surfaces, fantastic feel through the steering wheel and comfortable ride. My wife did not believe the difference that quality tyres can make to vehicle. After 3 years and nearly 60000km we have replaced them with another set of MC5s, even worn down past the wear indicators on all 4 the wet weather grip was exceptional.

As an 'all rounder' tyre for use on all surfaces on your daily drive I think you'll be hard pressed to find better value.
0 | - tyre reviewed on August 17, 2016   
Given 70% (breakdown) while driving a Mazda 3 MPS (225/45 R17) on a combination of roads for 12,000 spirited miles
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0 | - tyre reviewed on July 30, 2016   
Given 87% (breakdown) while driving a BMW 540I (225/45 R17) on a combination of roads for 20,000 average miles
Great tyre. Got these for a good price in 2014 and I do drive my car like it has a V8 and sports suspension in it, shows in the wear on the rears - they are almost at indicators after 30000kms... fronts have a fair bit left. If I get 50000 out of them that will be what the guy who sold them to me said. I will totally buy these again if I can. Quiet and comfortable on the cruise, and lots of grip when I want.
2 | - tyre reviewed on April 24, 2016   
Given 95% (breakdown) while driving a Holden Commodore VE (225/45 R18 W) on a combination of roads for 60 spirited miles
-2 | - tyre reviewed on April 10, 2016   

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