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Goodyear Eagle F1 Sport vs Continental MaxContact MC6

Goodyear Eagle F1 Sport vs Continental MaxContact MC6

Here are the key stats for the Goodyear Eagle F1 Sport and Continental MaxContact MC6 tyres, at a glance.
Eagle F1 SportMaxContact MC6
Vehicle SuitabilityPassengerPassenger
Driving StyleUltra High Performance SummerMax Performance Summer
SeasonSummerSummer
Release Date20202017
Run Flat?NoNo
Overall ScoreN/A74/100

Pricing

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Goodyear Eagle F1 Sport vs Continental MaxContact MC6 in Australia

The Eagle F1 Sport has been around in Australia for about 4 years, whereas the MaxContact MC6 has been on the market for about 7 years

The Eagle F1 Sport is rated for ultra high performance summer action, however the MaxContact MC6 tyres are classified as max performance 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!

How We Reviewed These Tyres

We've analysed results of the following tyre benchmarks to make data-driven comparison of the Eagle F1 Sport and the MaxContact MC6 tyres.

Benchmark Test Data

Here are the results from a number of magazine tests and benchmarks done on the Eagle F1 Sport and MaxContact MC6 tyres.
Eagle F1 SportMaxContact MC6
Dry PerformanceN/AExcellent
HandlingN/AGood
Wet PerformanceN/AGood
ComfortN/AGood
TreadwearN/AGood
Overall ScoreN/A74/100

Unfortunately, there is very little benchmark data available for the Goodyear Eagle F1 Sport tyres.

Comfort

Based on the results of a number of tyre benchmarks, the MaxContact MC6 scores 4 out of 5 for comfort. We don't have any comfort data for the Eagle F1 Sport tyres.

UTQG Data

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.

Treadwear

Unfortunately, we don't have any UTQG treadwear data available for either of these tyres.

Traction

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.

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 available for either of these sets of tyres.

Warranty

The Eagle F1 Sport tyres have a warranty of 4 years. There is no time-based warranty available for the MaxContact MC6.

Comparisons With Similar Tyres

Still on the fence about these tyres? Check out how they compare to other similar tyres on the market in Australia!

Summary

Let's now take a look at the main differences between these two sets of tyres.

Full Size List (click to show)

Below is a list of all 22 sizes of the Eagle F1 Sport, and all 28 sizes of the MaxContact MC6 tyres sold in Australia, sorted by tyre width.

Eagle F1 Sport Sizes

Size
195/50 R16 84V
205/50 R16 91W
205/45 R16 87W
205/45 R17 88W
205/55 R16 91W
215/45 R18 93W
215/45 R17 91Y
215/50 R17 91W
215/55 R17 94V
225/45 R18 95W
225/55 R17 101W
225/45 R17 94W
225/50 R17 98W
225/40 R18 92Y
235/45 R17 94W
235/40 R18 95W
245/40 R17 95W
245/45 R17 95Y
245/40 R18 98W
245/40 R18 93Y
255/35 R18 94W
265/35 R18 97W

MaxContact MC6 Sizes

Size
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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