Continental CrossContact LX20 Review

The Continental CrossContact LX20 tires are constructed to provide touring all season performance on the roads. The company’s latest tire installment is designed for SUV’s, crossovers and pick up trucks. Continental has infused the latest technology to produce tires that provide excellent wet braking, long wear and enhanced fuel efficiency.


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CrossContact LX20

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Bottom Line The latest technology provide drivers with fuel efficient tires that reduce emissions of their vehicle.
Pros Remarkably quiet on the road, outstanding wet traction and braking, excellent traction.
Cons Irregular wear and tear on these tires and there are reports of tread not lasting long.
Tire sizes 20”, 18”, 17”, 16” and 15”.
Price range Starts at approximately $131.
Warranty 70,000 miles.

Continental CrossContact LX20 Tires (Our Review)

Overall Assessment

Due to enhanced innovation techniques, Continental has produced an eco friendly tread compound which utilizes specially developed +Silane additives and Tg-F polymers to enhance traction and provide better overall tread wear.

Continental has added four circumferential grooves to a symmetrical tread design and unique traction grooves to improve wet road traction. These exclusive grooves are placed around the tread to produce reduced road noise and increase ride quality. Consider reading our Review Continental ExtremeContact DWS06

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Added to that, the tires continuous center rib and independent tread blocks provide better grip on dry road surfaces while increasing overall steering response at the same time. Two steel belts that are reinforced with spirally wrapped polyamide will be found on the inside of the tire to add strength and stability.

Having said this, larger sizes of the tire come stock with a flanged lower sidewall which will ultimately protect new rims against unwanted damage. As a result, the latest technology used in the CrossContact LX20’s provide drivers with fuel efficient tires that reduce emissions of their vehicle. 

Consider reading the Review of Continental TerrainContact A/T and of course our TrueContact Tour Continental Review to explore all options.


  • Excellent traction and grip on dry road surfaces 
  • Outstanding wet traction and braking 
  • Accounts for responsive steering and great corner control
  • Remarkably quiet on the road, meaning a smooth ride for drivers
  • Better than competitors when it comes to off road traction


  • There are reports of tread not lasting long
  • Irregular wear and tear on these tires
  • Few drivers have reported heavy vibration problems
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Vehicles That Can Use CrossContact LX20 Tires

These tires are designed to provide drivers of crossovers, SUV’s and pickups with great performance and excellent fuel efficiency in all weather conditions.

  1. Kia Sorento
  2. Land Rover Range Rover
  3. Hyundai Santa Fe
  4. Jeep Grand Cherokee
  5. Jeep Wrangler
  6. Volkswagen Touareg
  7. Cadillac SRX
  8. Buick Enclave
  9. Ford Ranger
  10. Honda Passport 

Didn’t find your vehicle? Check our other reviews including the Review of Continental ExtremeContact DWS06 as well as PureContact Continental Review to find the best tire for you.

Sizes and Specs


  • 195/65R15 91H BSW


  • 215/70R16 100S OWL
  • 225/70R16 103S OWL
  • 235/65R16 103T BSW
  • 235/70R16 106T OWL
  • 235/75R16 108S OWL
  • 245/70R16 107S OWL
  • 245/75R16 111S OWL
  • 255/65R16 109S OWL
  • 265/70R16 112S OWL
  • 265/75R16 116T OWL


  • 225/65R17 102T BSW
  • 235/65R17 108H XL BSW
  • 235/65R17 108T XL OWL
  • 245/65R17 107T OWL
  • 245/70R17 110S OWL
  • 255/65R17 110S OWL
  • 265/65R17 112T OWL
  • 265/65R17 112T BSW
  • 265/70R17 115T OWL
  • 265/70R17 115T BSW
  • 275/60R17 110S OWL
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  • 235/60R18 107H XL BSW
  • 235/65R18 106T BSW
  • 245/60R18 105T BSW
  • 255/55R18 109H XL BSW
  • 255/65R18 111S BSW
  • 255/70R18 113T OWL
  • 265/60R18 110T OWL
  • 265/65R18 114S OWL
  • 265/70R18 116S BSW
  • 275/60R18 113H BSW
  • 275/65R18 116T OWL


  • 245/55R19 103S BSW
  • 255/50R19 107H XL BSW
  • 255/60R19 109H BSW


  • 275/55R20 117S XL BSW
  • 275/60R20 115S OWL
  • 285/50R20 112H BSW


Prices on the CrossContact LX20’s With EcoPlus Technology range from approximately $131 and up. You may also find occasional discounts, coupons, rebates and special offers on this tire depending on where you look.


Continental offers 70,000-mile or 6-year limited treadwear warranty, which is one of the best in its category.

If you want to read more about Continental tires, click here or if you want to read our full review of the Continental ContiProContact, feel free to read that too and also our Review of Control Contact Touring A/S Continental.

Customer Reviews

Emilio says: “I really don’t understand the lower than 5 star ratings! I’ve had them for 5 years and they still have 7/32! they are now discontinued and i’m having 4 sent from Vancouver to Montreal to be sure I have them next year! They are on my Yukon XL and I recommend them to everyone! I absolutely love them!”

Emilio posted 5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5) review

Mike says: “We purchased a new 2018 Traverse with these tires, now have 55,000 miles on them. There is still good tread on them, quiet and rides smooth. I have tires rotated and keep proper pressure, and will purchase a new set in spring.”

Mike posted 5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5) review