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We have been collecting information about this tyre for 7090 days. In that time we have received 146 reviews. The total distance driven by our customers is 2125000 miles.
The highest rated parameter is: the grip on a dry surface.
This tyre was reviewed by users driving usually in the city.
This tyre was reviewed by drivers who assess their driving style as moderate.
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Size: 185/65 R15
I am rather surprised by the extreme and often unflattering reviews. Knowingly buying, the mere appearance of the tread does not encourage off-road driving. Continental ContiWinterContact TS790 have tread more road-legal and the conditions are great. I have a slope to reach the garage and I never had trouble with pull away. After the packed snow in the woods by the road (to work) often rode 70mphs. I haven't used ABS as I had no problem with the braking - of course, the way to grow. Those are the best winter tyres. I had (Dunlop, pirelli, michelin). Outstanding comfort! For urban winter conditions, or slush, packed snow, slush, ice, really nice.Most of the winter is dry. Perhaps there are better, but they are noisier and less comfortable. The only drawback to ContiWinterContact TS790 is a rather high attrition.
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Size: 205/55 R16
I do on average 8,000 thousand miles per month. I drove the Pirelli, Dunlop, Fulda, Michelin but what I experienced on the Continental ContiWinterContact TS790 during the snow is the same adrenaline. On wet and dry they are great. Especially when the winter so far without the snow. On the driveway to the house I had to for the first time in my life wear chains (12% tilt). Perhaps the narrower tyres behave better in the snow. Under each snowy hill trip was an amazing experience. A bulge appeared on my front tyre after the approach on the hole. I was forced to replace. Nokian WR 205/55/16 was put on, and suddenly the car calmly drove home not to mention the other hills. I would not recommend this size to large cars.
Size: 195/60 R15
According to me, Continental ContiWinterContact TS790 is a very good tyre for dry or wet roads. Quiet, small rolling resistance and short braking distances on these surfaces are at a really high level. Perfect for this winter. Cons: only one but very important - in combination with the suspension not the best of my Avensis (this type it is) you can forget about traction in snow, slush - the weak force within. Old UG 5 were a lot better in this aspect. One opinion - good for the city on the road cleared of snow, poor beyond that. I changed the UG7 - better in the snow, better sticking to the road but turn a little too soft for temp 0 and a larger resistance (noise + burning).
Size: 175/70 R14
55000 miles and 2 sets of Continental ContiWinterContact TS790 consumed. A lot rides on the routes and motorways. Weaker in dry conditions. Very soft. Well hold, but with a positive temperature makes them unstable in corners and quickly consume. I have not noticed increased fuel consumption on the highway, so rolling resistance is OK. As for a little more money Continental ContiWinterContact TS790 is certainly worthy of recommendation. Previously, I was using Debice Frigo. They also did not disappoint me, although there were a lot louder. I started saving now with Krisalp Kleber HP.
Size: 185/60 R15
I've bought bought Continental ContiWinterContact TS790 a month ago. About the winter - nothing to say. When it comes to the area, I'm a fisherman and often ride on the river in the fall and spring. the tyres are alright and can get anywhere without a risk. I was droving the asymmetric Debica Frigo in the past and this is by far the number 1, I wish they could do 15. I have used many tyres and I think Continental ContiWinterContact TS790 to be number 2. I personaly do not recommend tyres with winter tread because they are by far worse than the asymmetric
Continental ContiWinterContact TS790 245/55 R17 102 H FR *
Type: winter tyre.
Class: premium - the best performance and top manufacturing quality.
Intended use: passenger cars of medium and high class.
Technical info: Continental ContiWinterContact TS790 is a fantastic winter tyre for passenger cars. It is classified as premium which means the highest available performance parameters. It has an asymmetric tread, whose versatile nature provides excellent driving performance in a variety of conditions, including harsh winter conditions. The tyre performs perfectly on wet roads, as well as on roads covered with ice or snow. It quickly and efficiently evacuates water and mud from under the wheels, preventing aquaplaning. Additional advantage of the tyre is its durability. The lifespan of the tyre is long, thanks to the elastic rubber compound with added silica which is not deformable and has a very high resistance to mechanical damage.
Manufacturer Info: Continental is the global leader in the tyre industry with the best sales results. Continental Group owns many recognised tyre manufacturers including Uniroyal, Semperit, Matador and American General Tire. They have been delivering premium tyres for many years, enjoying unmatched consumer confidence in more than 140 countries around the world.
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