Continental Extremecontact DWS 06

The Continental Extremecontact DWS 06 is a High Performance All Season tyre designed to be fitted to Passenger Cars.

This tyre has been replaced by the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06 PLUS.

Tyre Reviews

Dry Grip 90%
Wet Grip 88%
Road Feedback 80%
Handling 90%
Wear 78%
Comfort 73%
Buy again 83%

Tyre review data from 4 tyre reviews averaging 83% over 82,500 miles driven.

The Extremecontact DWS 06 is ranked 6th of 27 All Season High Performance tyres.

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2020 Tyre Reviews UHP All Season Tyre Test - 5th of 7 tyres

  • Positive - Excellent wet handling, good levels of comfort, low levels of noise.
  • Negative - Average dry performance, subjectively it felt more like a touring tire than a UHP tire.
  • Overall - The Continental ExtremeContact DWS06 was very strong in the wet and had good levels of comfort, but had an average performance in the dry, feeling more like a comfort bias tire.

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Top 3 Continental Extremecontact DWS 06 Reviews

Given 64% while driving a Saab Automobile 9 5 Aero Saloon (225/45 R17) on mostly town for 1,000 average miles
I gave the tires a middle of the road rating for wear as they are new on my car and can't give them high or low marks.
These tires are ridiculously noisy. To the point that the hum can be felt through the steering wheel. So far, they also seem to adversely affect fuel mileage. Down 2 MPG compared to the Pirellis that came off.
44 - tyre reviewed on November 17, 2015   
Given 89% while driving a BMW 535d M Sport (275/35 R18 W) on a combination of roads for 25,000 spirited miles
Excellent all season tire. Lasted for 40 k Kms (UTQG 560) on my e60 535d (rear). OK grip in snow (first 20 k kms), excellent in dry and wet. Very impressed. Too bad Continental doesn’t offer DWS06 in the European market.
15 - tyre reviewed on May 28, 2018   
Given 89% while driving a Volvo S60 R AWD (225/45 R17) on a combination of roads for 41,500 spirited miles
Great tire for our Volvo S60 AWD T6. No real need for a winter tire in Toronto.
13 - tyre reviewed on February 21, 2017   
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Given 90% while driving a Honda Accord (245/45 R18 W) on a combination of roads for 15,000 spirited miles
Previously had a set of BFG Sport comp tires which handle fantastic in the dry, okay in the wet. They wore out after two years and made a racket when they got near the end of their life. To compare to BFGs the DWS06 does everything very well, there was a noticeable change in the responsiveness and overall dry handling isn't as sharp. However wet handling is superb and after a similar driving period of two years they hardly look worn, the W is still clearly visible. They're comfortable for most road conditions and I wouldn't consider them a loud tire, however again this was after the excessively loud BFGs. This was my first time buying a high performance all season tire, and so far have been pleasantly surprised.
5 - tyre reviewed on September 22, 2020