Continental TerrainContact A/T Review

The Continental TerrainContact A/T was one of the most anticipated offerings in 2016 for the simple fact that it Continental’s first all-terrain tire. A lot of time (3 years) and money were spent on developing this tire, so consumers had a lot of expectations. Did the tire deliver? That’s what we’re about to find out in this Continental TerrainContact A/T review. 



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TerrainContact A/T

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Bottom Line Continental’s ComfortRide technology ensures a quiet and comfortable ride quality, which happens to be one of the strongest selling points.
Pros Very durable tread compound and lengthy warranty and it’s one of the quietest and most comfortable A/T tires.
Cons Can’t navigate mud or huge rocks very effectively.
Tire sizes 22″, 20″, 19″, 18”, 17″ and 16”
Price range Starts from approximately $160.
Warranty 60,000 miles/6-year warranty.

Find out more about other types of tire in our PureContact Continental Review and also our TrueContact Continental Tour Review.

Continental TerrainContact A/T (Our Review)

Overall Assessment

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The TerrainContact A/T comes equipped with an open-patterned tread design that has +Silane technology for reliable grip on wet and dry surfaces alike. TractionPlus technology is also found to ensure optimal off-road performance, with the aid of a host of stable tread blocks. 

In addition, Continental’s ComfortRide technology ensures a quiet and comfortable ride quality, which happens to be one of the strongest selling points of this tire since most A/T tires tend to be quite noisy. 

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The tire is able to tread the snow and ice with the aid of full-depth siping and traction grooves. The tire flaunts an M+S rating and is available in a wide range of sizes, both in LT and non-LT models. 

Feel free to read our other reviews including Continental Touring Control Contact A/S Review as well as ExtremeContact DWS06 Continental Review to explore all options.


  • Excellent handling and braking on dry pavement
  • Very durable tread compound and lengthy warranty
  • Exceptional handling and braking on wet terrain
  • One of the quietest and most comfortable A/T tires


  • Can’t navigate mud or huge rocks very effectively

Vehicles That Can Use Continental TerrainContact A/T

The Continental TerrainContact A/T is made for drivers of all trucks, SUVs and crossovers, and smaller crossovers. Below is a list of some of the most popular vehicles that are compatible with the Continental TerrainContact A/T.

  • Jeep: Wrangler, Grand Cherokee, Liberty
  • Mercury: Mountaineer
  • Chevrolet: Suburban, K2500, Colorado, Blazer, Silverado, Tahoe, Avalanche, S10
  • Dodge: Ram, Durango, Dakota
  • Mitsubishi: Montero
  • Nissan: Titan, Xterra, Frontier
  • Toyota: 4Runner, Land Cruiser, Highlander, Tacoma, Tundra, FJ Cruiser, Sequoia
  • Ford: Expedition, Bronco, F-150, Explorer, Escape, Ranger,
  • GMC: Yukon, Sierra, Canyon
  • Honda: Element, CR-V, Ridgeline

Didn’t find your vehicle? Get a proper tire by exploring the CrossContact Continental LX20 Review here. Maybe it will suit your needs.

Sizes and Specs

SizeAvailable Specs
16 InchesLT245/75R16 120/116S E OWL
LT265/75R16 123/120S E OWL
265/75R16 116T SL OWL
LT285/75R16 126/123S E OWL
265/70R16 112T SL OWL
17 InchesLT235/80R17 120/117S E BSW
LT245/75R17 121/118S E OWL
255/75R17 115S SL OWL
LT245/70R17 119/116S E OWL
245/70R17 110T SL OWL
LT265/70R17 121/118S E OWL
265/70R17 115S SL OWL
LT285/70R17 121/118S E BSW
LT315/70R17 121/118S E BSW
245/65R17 107T SL OWL
255/65R17 110S SL OWL
225/60R17 99H SL BSW
18 Inches255/70R18 113T SL OWL
LT265/70R18 124/121S E OWL
265/70R18 116S SL OWL
LT275/70R18 125/122S E OWL
265/65R18 114T SL BSW
LT275/65R18 123/120S E OWL
275/65R18 116T SL OWL
245/60R18 105H SL BSW
265/60R18 110T SL BSW
255/55R18 109V XL BSW
19 Inches255/55R19 111V XL BSW
20 InchesLT275/65R20 126/123S E BSW
LT265/60R20 121/118S E BSW
275/60R20 115S SL BSW
LT285/60R20 125/122S E BSW
275/55R20 113T SL BSW
265/50R20 107T SL BSW
22 Inches285/45R22 114H XL BSW


The Continental TerrainContact A/T starts at an approximate price point of $160. It’s important to keep in mind that the prices could vary from one dealer to another. They also vary depending on the size and specs you choose.

Granted, this tire is on the expensive side, but you could find special offers such as discounts, rebates, and coupons that can help you knock off a few dollars off the price. 

Maybe a ContiProContact is more suitable for you. Find out by reading our Review of the Continental ContiProContact.


The Continental TerrainContact A/T is backed by a 60,000-mile/6-year warranty on the tread. Uniformity is guaranteed for the first 2/32 inch of treadwear or first year of use. Workmanship and materials are warranted for a period of 6 years. 

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The tire is also backed by a road hazard warranty that covers the first year of use or the first 2/32 inch of wear, whichever comes first. Further, there’s a 60-day satisfaction period. If the tire doesn’t live up to your expectations, you’re eligible for a tire exchange. And lastly, you get to enjoy a flat tire changing service for 3 years. 

In the end read our Reviews of Tire by Continental to check out available tires.

Continental TerrainContact A/T Tire Customer Review

David B. says: “I’m usually not the guy to spend a lot of money on tires, but I thought I’d give the TerrainContact a go based on a friend’s recommendation. I got to admit; this is one heck of a tire. It delivers the right level of traction on both dry and wet pavement. I also like how comprehensive the warranty is. A great tire, overall.”

David B. posted 5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5) review

Antonio N. says: “The TerrainContact is one of the most well-rounded tires I’ve ever tried. It struggles a bit in mud, but apart from that, I can’t find a single flaw. It’s exceptionally quiet and comfortable for an all-terrain tire. It also performs very well on both dry and wet surfaces.”

Antonio N. posted 5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5) review