Continental CrossContact LX20 EcoPlus tire

 
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$134.74
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Summary: An all season tire designed for light duty pickups and SUVs. It has a 70,000 mile tread wear warranty.
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About - Continental CrossContact LX20 EcoPlus

The Continental CrossContact LX20 EcoPlus is part of the tire test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, all season truck tire models like the CrossContact LX20 EcoPlus are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Dry braking:
Dry braking is from 60 to 0 mph.

Wet braking:
Wet braking is from 60 to 0 mph.

Handling:
Handling includes how well the tires gripped in an avoidance maneuver involving a swerve into the left lane and back into the right lane; wet and dry cornering grip on our skid pad; and subjective steering feel.
About This Brand

Continental is in a distant fourth place in North American and global sales, behind Goodyear, Bridgestone, and Michelin. Still, it offers a full complement of original and replacement tires. The Germany-based Continental Corporation is a top automotive supplier of brake systems and various vehicle components, in addition to tires. The U.S. tire operations have headquarters in Lancaster County, S.C. The company sells the Continental and General tire brands. In the past, General has shined for light-truck tires in our testing.

Features & Specs - Continental CrossContact LX20 EcoPlus
info Size tested 265/70R17
info Speed rating T
info Treadwear warranty 70,000
info UTQG treadwear 740
info UTQG traction A
info UTQG temperature B
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User Reviews - Continental CrossContact LX20 EcoPlus
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1.0
Gregory
1/7/2016
Pros
Tread life
Cons
Noise
Best Uses
Comment:
All 4 tires are out of round but I did not notice for about 13 months. The local roads are not the best. The tire vibrations became noticeably worse during a long road trip so I took the in to get rotated and balanced. Additionally I had a road test done and they were diagnosed as out of round. The seam is coming apart and the vibrations are extreme. They only lasted 12K miles ;(
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
would not buy again
10/28/2015
Pros
Handling
Noise
Ride comfort
Wet grip
Winter traction
Cons
Tread life
Value
Best Uses
Comment:
Tires are evenly worn out after 28,000 miles. (no alignmnet issues)
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
2.0
tread gone after 32,000 miles
8/18/2015
Pros
Ride comfort
Cons
Noise
Tread life
Value
Best Uses
Comment:
Continental does not warrant tread life on tires sold through dealerships on new cars. So the 70k tread life warranty is just another sales gimmick.<br />The dealership recommended to have the tires replaced after 32,000. Obviously, that is the last time I purchase a Continental tire.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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