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Yokohama BluEarth-ES ES32 vs Continental ComfortContact CC6

Yokohama BluEarth-ES ES32 vs Continental ComfortContact CC6

Here are the key stats for the Yokohama BluEarth-ES ES32 and Continental ComfortContact CC6 tyres, at a glance.
BluEarth-ES ES32ComfortContact CC6
Vehicle SuitabilityPassengerPassenger
Driving StylePremium Touring SummerPremium Touring Summer
SeasonSummerSummer
Release Date20172016
Run Flat?NoNo
Overall Score77/10069/100

Pricing

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Yokohama BluEarth-ES ES32 vs Continental ComfortContact CC6 in Australia

The BluEarth-ES ES32 has been around in Australia for about 7 years, whereas the ComfortContact CC6 has been on the market for about 8 years

Both tyres are rated for premium touring summer action. 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. Yokohama is considered to be a mid-range brand in the tyre market, whereas Continental is a premium manufacturer.

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 BluEarth-ES ES32 and the ComfortContact CC6 tyres.

Benchmark Test Data

Here are the results from a number of magazine tests and benchmarks done on the BluEarth-ES ES32 and ComfortContact CC6 tyres.
BluEarth-ES ES32ComfortContact CC6
Price/QualityExcellentN/A
ComfortExcellentExcellent
Dry PerformanceExcellentGood
HandlingExcellentGood
Wet PerformanceExcellentGood
TreadwearExcellentGood
Overall Score77/10069/100

Comfort

Based on the results of a number of tyre benchmarks, the BluEarth-ES ES32 scores 5 out of 5 for comfort and the ComfortContact CC6 scores 5 out of 5.

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.

BluEarth-ES ES32ComfortContact CC6
Treadwear280
Traction
(AA - C)
AA
Temperature Resistance
(A - C)
A

Treadwear

The BluEarth-ES ES32 tyres have a treadwear rating of 280, which means that they would last 2.8 times longer than a tyre with a rating of 100. There's no treadwear data available for the BluEarth-ES ES32 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.

The ComfortContact CC6 tyres have a traction grade of AA (on a scale of AA, A, B, C). There's no UTQG traction grading data available for the BluEarth-ES ES32 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.

The ComfortContact CC6 tyres have a temperature resistance grade of A (on a scale of A, B, C). There's no UTQG temperature resistance grading data available for the BluEarth-ES ES32 tyres.

Warranty

Unfortunately, we don't have any warranty information available for either of these tyres.

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.

All in all, the BluEarth-ES ES32 tyres get a score of 77 out of 100, while the ComfortContact CC6 tyres get a score of 69 out of 100.

Full Size List (click to show)

Below is a list of all 81 sizes of the BluEarth-ES ES32, and all 26 sizes of the ComfortContact CC6 tyres sold in Australia, sorted by tyre width.

BluEarth-ES ES32 Sizes

Size
145/65 R15 72H
155/60 R15 74H
155/65 R14 75T
165/70 R14 81T
165/55 R14 72H
165/60 R14 75T
165/60 R15 77H
165/65 R14 79T
165/70 R14 85T XL
165/70 R14 85T
175/70 R14 84T
175/65 R15 84H
175/70 R13 82T
175/55 R15 77V
175/60 R15 81H
175/65 R14 82T
175/70 R14 84H
175/65 R14 82H
175/60 R16 82H
175/65 R15 88H XL
185/65 R15 88T
185/65 R14 86T
185/55 R15 82H
185/70 R14 88T
185/60 R15 88H XL
185/55 R16 83V
185/65 R15 88H
185/60 R14 82H
185/60 R15 88H
185/60 R15 84H
185/70 R14 88H
185/55 R15 82V
185/65 R14 86H
195/60 R15 88H
195/45 R16 80V
195/60 R14 86H
195/65 R14 89H
195/55 R15 85V
195/50 R16 84V
195/65 R15 91T
195/55 R16 87V
195/65 R15 91V
195/55 R15 85H
195/65 R15 95V XL
195/70 R14 91H
195/50 R15 82V
195/60 R16 89H
195/65 R15 91H
205/50 R16 87V
205/60 R16 92H
205/65 R16 95H
205/55 R16 91H
205/45 R17 84V
205/65 R15 99H XL
205/40 R17 84V XL
205/60 R15 91H
205/65 R15 94H
205/55 R16 91V
205/45 R16 83V
215/60 R16 99V
215/40 R17 87V XL
215/45 R17 91V XL
215/55 R16 97V
215/60 R16 99V XL
215/50 R17 95V XL
215/40 R17 87V
215/55 R16 97V XL
215/55 R17 94V
215/60 R16 99H XL
215/55 R16 93H
215/60 R16 95H
225/50 R17 94V
225/45 R17 94V XL
225/40 R18 92W XL
225/55 R16 95V
225/60 R16 98V
235/45 R17 97V
235/40 R18 95W XL
245/40 R17 91V

ComfortContact CC6 Sizes

Size
165/55 R14 72H
165/60 R14 75T
175/70 R14 84H
175/65 R15 84H
175/70 R13 82H
185/55 R15 82V
185/55 R16 83V
185/70 R14 88H
195/60 R16 89H
195/50 R15 82V
205/60 R15 91V
205/65 R15 94V
215/65 R15 96H
215/55 R17 94V
215/50 R17 91V
225/50 R17 98W
225/55 R16 95W
225/60 R17 99V
225/55 R16 95V
225/55 R17 101W
235/55 R17 99W
235/45 R17 97W
235/60 R16 100V
245/45 R17 95W
245/45 R18 96W
255/45 R17 98W
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