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Continental MaxContact MC6

Continental MaxContact MC6 Review - Our Honest Opinion

Here are the key stats for the MaxContact MC6, at a glance.
Key Info - Australia
Vehicle SuitabilityPassenger
Driving StyleMax Performance Summer
Release Date2017
Run Flat?No
Overall Score74/100


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Continental MaxContact MC6 in Australia

This offering by Continental has been around in Australia for about 7 years. Especially designed for regular passenger (non-SUV) vehicles, it comes in a total of 28 sizes.

This max performance summer tyre is a solid option for those looking for a summer tyre in the premium end of the market. Note that it is not a runflat tyre.

Read on to see how it stacks up against the competition!

How We Reviewed The MaxContact MC6 Tyres

We've analysed the results of the following tyre benchmarks to carry out a data-driven review of the MaxContact MC6 tyres.

Benchmark Test Data

Here are the results from a number of magazine tests and benchmarks done on the MaxContact MC6 tyres. Bear in mind that these results are more subjective than the EU results.
Dry PerformanceExcellent
Wet PerformanceGood
Overall Score74/100


Based on the results of a number of tyre benchmarks, including those below, the MaxContact MC6 scores 4 out of 5 for comfort.


We don't have any UTQG treadwear data for this tyre, unfortunately.


The UTQG system measures traction as straight-line braking in dry conditions. The scale is AA, A, B, C, with AA being the best grade, and C the worst.

We don't have any UTQG traction data for this tyre, unfortunately.

Temperature Resistance

The UTQG temperature resistance tests measure how well tyres can dissipate heat that builds up due to friction with the road. The scale is A, B, C, with A being the highest grade.

We don't have any UTQG temperature data for this tyre, unfortunately.


We don't have any warranty data for this tyre, unfortunately. Know how long the warranty period is? Let us know over at the contact page.

Comparisons With Similar Tyres

Still undecided as to whether to go with these max performance summer tyres? Check out our data-driven comparisons to similar tyres on the market in Australia!


With an overall rating of 74 out of 100, the MaxContact MC6 tyres are a solid choice for anyone looking to replace their car rubber with some tyres designed for max performance summer action.

Full Size List (click to show)

Below is a list of all 28 sizes of the MaxContact MC6 tyres sold in Australia, sorted by tyre width. Select your preferred size to compare prices across multiple suppliers.

205/40 R17 84W XL
205/50 R17 93W XL
205/45 R17 88W XL
215/45 R17 91W XL
215/50 R17 95W XL
215/55 R17 94W XL
215/45 R18 93W XL
225/40 R18 92Y XL
225/45 R18 95Y XL
225/50 R17 98W XL
225/55 R17 101W XL
225/50 R18 95W
225/45 R17 94W XL
235/45 R18 98Y XL
235/50 R18 101W XL
235/40 R18 95Y XL
235/55 R18 104Y XL
235/45 R17 97W XL
245/35 R19 93Y XL
245/45 R18 100Y XL
245/40 R19 98Y XL
245/45 R17 99W XL
245/40 R19 98Y
245/40 R17 95W XL
245/40 R18 97Y XL
245/35 R20 95Y XL
255/35 R20 97Y XL
275/35 R20 102Y XL
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