Grand Touring All-Season tires are for drivers who want a combination of a sophisticated appearance, competent handling and H-speed rated (or higher) durability, along with all-season traction, including in light snow. Grand Touring All-Season tires branded with the M+S symbol are often used as Original Equipment (O.E.) on sophisticated coupes and luxurious performance sedans.

O.E. Grand Touring All-Season tires are typically purchased as direct replacements for worn-out pairs/sets of the vehicle’s original tires. They can also be used for other vehicle applications in complete sets of four or axle pairs if available in an appropriate size, load range and speed rating to match the existing O.E. tires’ performance category and specifications.

Limited sizes of the ProContact TX are available with Continental’s ContiSilent Technology, which involves the manufacturer adhering a layer of sound-absorbing foam to the inner liner of the tire to reduce cabin noise in the vehicle. These sizes are identified on the Specs page and in the search results.

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  1. OE for my 2016 Maxima, and will never put a set on myself. They don’t have terrible response, but the tires constantly lose grip and have to be babied. They aren’t great on ride quality or road noise either. The kicker is that they are rated for 45k miles, but I need replacements just shy of 28k. These are mediocre tires at a premium price.

  2. Factory OEM tires with 23K miles. Rotated and balanced every 10K. Just failed state inspection because two tires in the rear have a large bubble on inner wall of each tire. Dealer says caused by impact on curb or object. If it was one tire I would say ok you got me but two tires located on the rear of the vehicle. Not likely. Called Continental for warranty. I would have to go to tire dealer pay for them to dismount my tire and test to see if factory defect. If it’s not . No coverage. If it is factory defect I get two new tires but am stuck with two other tires that have less than half the tread life left. A check of the Audi forums show most people with this car switch over to Michelin Premier A/S. I think I’ll just take the loss and go with Michelin.

  3. These were the original tires that came with the car. They’re very prone to bubbles, and very prone to blowouts. I’ve had my car for a little over a year, primarily driving to and from work, and I’ve already had to replace all four tires. When tire number five blew out, we finally switched to another brand. They’ll be fine spares to get me to a shop when a better tire needs replacing, but that’s all they’re going to be used for from now on.

  4. These cont pro contact tx came factory installed they ride good handle descent but are very soft had to replace 2 tires one from 2 mph curb and other from co2 canister which penetrated entirely through tire. Bought 2 more tires to replace but would suggest Michelin AS3 tires instead as they seem much better so far for corners and wet traction.

  5. OE tires for the Allroad; after about 20k these tires became “hydrophobic”. Any water on the roads beyond just being wet and they would happily hydroplane wreaking havoc with the Audi’s AWD computer. The tire that is currently on the FR also developed a bulge at about 24k. They have decent dry and damp traction but I don’t trust them in the rain anymore.

  6. These were the OEM tires on my Golf SportWagen with 4Motion AWD (I had also had them as OEM tires on another VW, but that was prinarily my wife’s car and didn’t rack up as many miles). When new, they provided more than satisfactory wet and dry performance. They were even fun to toss into a corner and let them grip and grip and grip with the help of the center differential moving torque around as needed. If I wrote this review a year and a half ago, the only really bad thing I could say about them was they are absurdly given to bubbling (three replaced within the first year). They aren’t spectacular in snow and ice, but they get the job done as long as you don’t ask too much of them.However, I have to say that the wet performance fell off a cliff around 35,000 miles. I remained confident even in heavy rain right up until then, but with the only tire that had actually been in service that long on the LF (i.e. the one that hadn’t been replaced after bubbling), right turns in even damp conditions became an adventure. In heavy rain they were downright hairy. Straightline performance in the wet isn’t much better now, with noticeable (and uneven, because the less-worn tires are still somewhat ok, and all four are at slightly different wear due to replacements) aquaplaning even at reduced speed.Rotating them at 39,000 when I had the car in for regular service has helped a little ¿ the most-worn tire is now on the LR, and in fact far more worn than any tire I have ever owned. I usually keep tires between 40-50k miles, but it was a stretch to get that particular one this far, and the others are only slightly better off. In short I’d say this is a decent all-around tire when new as long as you don’t push it too hard. Keep them too long, though, and the degradation, especially in the rain, is abrupt and even a bit scary. For what it’s worth, they’re still not awful in the dry, but I’m happy to be moving on to the Michelin CrossClimate+ this week.

  7. It was great to have the option of lower speed rated tire at substantial savings. Highway speed exceeding 85 is rare but happens and the tires perform smooth and comfortable.

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