Arrive in style. Depart with confidence. Designed for the best of SUV performance.
The surging popularity of SUVs has been perhaps the biggest change in the vehicle market in recent years. With their combination of attractive styling, desirable featuring and passenger comfort, and spacious practicality, the SUV has long surpassed the passenger car for popularity in New Zealand's new car sales.
But SUVs come with a challenge. They're expected to drive and feel like a car, but in fact they're much larger and heavier. This means unique design challenges to ensure safety, handling and passenger comfort - specially for the likes of the NZ market where the state of the average road does not necessarily match the state of the vehicle fleet.
Continental has worked closely with the world’s premium SUV manufacturers at the time of vehicle development to overcome the inherent challenges to SUV design and help to achieve the handling, stability, braking, quietness and passenger comfort that is expected of modern SUVs. Their original equipment SUV fitments currently include Audi, BMW, Ford, Holden, Jaguar, Mercedes Benz, Porsche, Maserati, Renault, Peugeot, Volvo and VW.
Working with vehicle manufacturers from initial development onwards means that the tyres are engineered to complement the vehicle design - and in the case of original fitments, individually specced to best suit those vehicles. Choose Continental to get the best from your SUV.
Some of our Favourite Continental SUV Tyres
Explore the Continental SUV range
Our range of Continental SUV is curated for NZ vehicles on NZ roads.
Most commonly found on the Nissan Navara. A tyre designed to combine excellent durability for an exceptionally quiet ride. It performs admirably in all situations and just gets on with the job.
Continental CrossContact LX 2
The tyre that excels on the road with traction and handling also does a good job in light off-road use. Makes it a good choice if you have a few gravel roads on your route.
Continental CrossContact LX Sport
Take control on the highway. And a little beyond. From the masters of SUV performance, the CrossContact LX Sport is most often found as Land Rover original equipment.
Continental CrossContact RX
Continental's newest crossover SUV tyre. Designed for quiet running and outstanding wet road and light snow traction. Original equipment on the new Land Rover Defender.
Continental CrossContact UHP
We like this tyre for its ability to keep the driver in control at speed. As you'd expect from Continental, the grip and breaking ability is very good, no matter the conditions.
Continental EcoContact 5
There's a lot of tech in the EcoContact 5, meeting stringent rolling resistance criteria without conceding any of Continentals' legendary safety and dependability. Sustainable peformance at its best.
Continental EcoContact 5 SUV
This tyre pulls off a neat trick - it's optimised for the lowest rolling resistance so you use less fuel. And it works. Your more environmentally friendly option. Developed specifically for SUV fitments.
Continental MaxContact 6
Our all-time highway favourite. Champion all-rounder with breakthrough technology to achieve exceptional braking and handling and extremely long tread life. At its best in sealed highway use.
Continental PremiumContact 2
Welcome to a world of refined performance that will make your car feel reborn. Original equipment on a huge number of high-quality vehicle fitments.
Continental PremiumContact 6
Continental's newest PremiumContact. It delivers an exceptional combination of handling pleasure and riding comfort. Original fitment on a growing number of European vehicles.
Continental SportContact 3
Generally found as an OE fitment from leading car manufacturers, we're amazed at the ability of this tyre as it keeps you in control during abrupt steering and braking situations. Simply outstanding.
Continental SportContact 5
Extremely fast. Even when braking. Continental make some of the very best tyres available and this tyre is an example of why they are the choice of premium car manufacturers.
Continental SportContact 5 SUV
The legendary SportContact 5 in a tyre specifically designed for the challenging handling requirements of SUVs. Exceptional grip, braking and driving confidence.
Continental SportContact 5P
Developed specifically for split fitment vehicles (i.e. different sized front and rear axles), the 5P delivers all the exceptional handling and braking capabilities of Continental's SportContact range.
Continental SportContact 5P SUV
The legendary SportContact 5 in a tyre specifically designed for split fitment (i.e. different sized front and rear axles) SUVs. Exceptional grip, braking and driving confidence.
Continental SportContact 6
The sportiest SportContact ever. Extreme grip with extreme handling brilliance. Features adaptive hybrid construction for exceptional vehicle control. Rated for speeds of up to 350 km/hr.
Continental UltraContact 6
150 years of German tyre technology and breakthrough long chain polymer blend developments for longer tyre life deliver exceptional grip and exceptional tread life. You won't be disappointed.