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Comparison: Continental PremiumContact 6 vs. Michelin Primacy 4

# Continental PremiumContact 6
/87%
Michelin Primacy 4
/84%

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In this comparison, we will delve into the details of two summer tyres: the Continental PremiumContact 6 and the Michelin Primacy 4. Both tyres have been well-received in various tests and boast a 90% rating in our evaluation. The PremiumContact 6 replaced the Continental ContiPremiumContact 5 while the Primacy 4 replaced the Michelin Primacy 3.


Continental PremiumContact 6 showcased impressive performance in multiple tests. It secured the 2nd position in Promobil, 2nd position in ADAC, and 1st position in Autozeitung. The tyre excelled in various aspects such as wet braking, wet circle cornering, dry braking, and handling, both objectively and subjectively. It was praised for being a well-balanced tyre with no major weaknesses, providing good performance on wet and dry roads, and a low fuel consumption.


On the other hand, the Michelin Primacy 4 also achieved commendable positions in tests, including 1st place in Teknikens and 2nd position in Autozeitung. This tyre demonstrated exceptional performance in dry braking, fuel efficiency, comfort, and wet handling. However, it displayed slight weaknesses on wet roads when put to the test by ADAC, which led to a minor downgrade. Nevertheless, it scored top marks for wear and dry handling.


Comparing their positions in mutual tests, the Continental PremiumContact 6 proved to be the stronger contender, particularly in the wet and overall performance. It provides better wet braking and handling, which are crucial in summer conditions. The Michelin Primacy 4, however, scored higher in aspects such as dry braking and fuel efficiency.


In conclusion, the Continental PremiumContact 6 emerges as the better choice for drivers prioritizing exceptional handling and braking capabilities with excellent performance in wet conditions. Conversely, the Michelin Primacy 4 is a more suitable option for motorists seeking fuel efficiency combined with remarkable dry braking and driving comfort.

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Mutual tests

Name WetDryEnviromental impact
Best values in test7,37,75,9
Continental PremiumContact 6
Rating: Recommended
8,98,38,6
Michelin Primacy 4
Rating: Highly recommended
8,89,110
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Name WetDryNoiseWearFuel consumption
Best values in test2,11,52,41,01,2
Continental PremiumContact 6
Rating: Good
2,1 1,92,62,01,9
Michelin Primacy 4
Rating: Good
2,51,72,81,51,4
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Name Points totalWetDryEnviromental impactRunning costs
Best values in test15768542220
Continental PremiumContact 6
Rating: Recommended
14666511613
Michelin Primacy 4
Rating: Highly recommended
151635322 13
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Name WetDryRunning costs
Best values in test1-2+1
Continental PremiumContact 6
Rating: Exemplary
2+22+
Michelin Primacy 4
Rating: Good
221-
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Name WetDryOffroad
Best values in test2+2+2+
Continental PremiumContact 6
Rating: Good
2+ 2+ 2-
Michelin Primacy 4
Rating: Exemplary
2+ 2+ 2
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Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test34,129,6
Continental PremiumContact 636,529,6
Michelin Primacy 435,830,4
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Name WetDryNoiseWear
Best values in test2,01,52,61,5
Continental PremiumContact 6
Rating: Good
2,12,13,12,0
Michelin Primacy 4
Rating: Satisfactory
2,71,5 3,01,5
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Name Points totalWetDryComfortFuel consumption
Best values in test61111216
Continental PremiumContact 657241769
Michelin Primacy 461 24171010
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Name Points totalWetDry
Best values in test264137129
Continental PremiumContact 6
Rating: Test winner
264 137 127
Michelin Primacy 4
Rating: Highly recommended
247127120
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Name Points totalWetDryRolling resistanceNoiseRunning costs
Best values in test1536651191017
Continental PremiumContact 6
Rating: Highly recommended
1516251 17714
Michelin Primacy 4
Rating: Recommended
137574317812
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Name Points totalWetDry
Best values in test277142135
Continental PremiumContact 6
Rating: -
277 142 135
Michelin Primacy 4
Rating: -
252118134
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