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Hyundai Relies on Continental’s Original Equipment

Hyundai Relies on Continental’s Original Equipment

Expertise for its Tucson

  • Hyundai approves three Continental tire models for its Tucson
  • EcoContact 6 for energy-saving and quiet driving and PremiumContact 6 for especially safe and comfortable driving
  • Additional approval for Asia-Pacific: the all-terrain CrossContact LX Sport

The Hyundai Motor Group relies on Continental’s original equipment expertise for its Tucson. The South Korean car manufacturer has given Continental three approvals for its SUV. The Tucson runs worldwide from the factory on either energy-saving EcoContact 6 or comfort-optimized PremiumContact 6 tires. For the Asia-Pacific region, Hyundai has also approved the CrossContact LX Sport, which is designed for light off-road driving. 

Save energy on the road with the EcoContact 6 

The special rubber compound of the EcoContact 6 minimizes energy absorption while driving and reduces friction and rolling resistance. This means lower energy consumption for cars with combustion engines and greater ranges for electric vehicles. In addition to short braking distances, the premium tire also offers a reliable grip on dry and wet roads and very good cornering stability even at high speeds. The optimized tread design also reduces the tire’s rolling noise. 

Comfortable and safe driving with the PremiumContact 6 

The PremiumContact 6 is specially designed for safe and comfortable driving. The special rubber compound in the tread ensures very good safety and wet braking properties. The optimized tire design also offers high cornering stability. The special design featuring circumferential grooves allows for a rapid response in handling and steering precision on dry and wet roads.

Additional approval for Asia-Pacific: The CrossContact LX Sport 

For the Asia-Pacific region, Hyundai also offers the Tucson with the premium CrossContact LX Sport tire in size 18-inch. This offers short braking distances on dry and wet roads and effective driving both on and off the road. The CrossContaxt LX Sport also has a reinforced side wall that protects against damage, for example stone chips. The adapted tire profile also ensures low rolling resistance and therefore good fuel efficiency. The uniform sipe arrangement on the tread reduces rolling noise for a high level of noise comfort. 

These tire lines and sizes are approved for the Hyundai Tucson in numerous countries:

EcoContact 6, 215/65 R17 103V XL

EcoContact 6, 235/55 R18 104V XL

PremiumContact 6, 235/50 R19 FR 103V XL

CrossContact LX Sport, 235/60 R18 103H SL (Asia-Pacific region only)

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