|High Performance Summer
|Premium Touring Summer
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The TechContact TC6 has been around in Australia for about 3 years, whereas the UltraContact UC6 has been on the market for about 7 years
The TechContact TC6 is rated for high performance summer action, however the UltraContact UC6 tyres are classified as premium touring summer. Both tyres are designed for use with regular passenger (non-SUV) vehicles.
Both of these are considered summer tyres. Neither of them are runflat tyres. Both brands are considered to be in the premium part of the market.
Read on to see how each of these tyres stack up against each other!
We've analysed results of the following tyre benchmarks to make data-driven comparison of the TechContact TC6 and the UltraContact UC6 tyres.
Unfortunately, there is very little benchmark data available for the Continental TechContact TC6 tyres.
Based on the results of a number of tyre benchmarks, the UltraContact UC6 scores 4 out of 5 for comfort. We don't have any comfort data for the TechContact TC6 tyres.
Introduced by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in the USA, the Uniform Tire Grading System (UTQG), is a system for comparing one tyre product to another on the basis of some standardised tests.
Unfortunately, we don't have any UTQG treadwear data available for either of these tyres.
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 available for either of these tyres.
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 available for either of these sets of tyres.
Unfortunately, we don't have any warranty information available for either of these tyres.
Still on the fence about these tyres? Check out how they compare to other similar tyres on the market in Australia!
Let's now take a look at the main differences between these two sets of tyres.
Below is a list of all 18 sizes of the TechContact TC6, and all 19 sizes of the UltraContact UC6 tyres sold in Australia, sorted by tyre width.
|215/65 R16 98H
|215/60 R17 96H
|215/65 R17 99V
|225/55 R18 98V
|225/60 R17 99V
|225/65 R17 102V
|225/60 R18 100V
|225/55 R19 99V
|225/50 R18 95W
|235/65 R17 108V XL
|235/55 R17 99V
|235/65 R18 106H
|235/50 R19 99V
|235/60 R18 103V
|235/55 R19 105V XL
|245/55 R19 103V
|255/55 R19 111Y XL
|255/55 R18 109Y XL
|195/55 R16 87H
|195/50 R15 82V
|205/65 R15 94V
|205/60 R16 96V
|205/65 R16 95H
|205/60 R15 91V
|205/55 R16 91V
|215/60 R17 96H
|215/55 R17 94W
|215/55 R16 93V
|215/55 R18 95V
|225/55 R16 95W
|225/50 R17 98W
|225/55 R17 101W
|235/55 R17 99W
|235/45 R17 97W
|245/45 R17 95W
|245/50 R18 100Y
|255/45 R18 99Y
I'm Louis, an engineer passionate about helping Australians choose better tyres for their vehicles!