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Two Continental tires named a 'Best Buy'

Continental Tire Continental Tire the Americas LLC reports it has two tires showcased in the 2012 Consumers Digest "Best Buys in Tires."

The ProContact and CrossContact LX20, both with EcoPlus Technology, were two of the top-rated tires in this year's evaluation, as rated by the magazine's editors. Consumers Digest "Best Buys in Tires" were selected based on performance, features, expected tread life and warranty.

The ProContact was awarded a Consumers Digest Best Buy label in the "All-Season Car Tires" category, while the CrossContact LX20 was awarded a Consumers Digest Best Buy stamp in the "Performance SUV/Truck Tires" category.

"We're pleased to have two tires recognized in this year's Consumers Digest 'Best Buys in Tires'," says Travis Roffler, director of marketing. "Continental Tire's continued commitment to innovative technology and providing consumers with safer, more comfortable and affordable tires is our goal. It's an honor to be recognized for our hard work and dedication to making driving a better experience."

Consumers Digest editors found the ProContact to have "the best grip, comfort and handling, and the least noise among models that we evaluated in this price range."

As for the CrossContact, the tire was cited as beating the competition in its performance in dry and wet braking, comfort, handling and low noise.

EcoPlus Technology provides these two tires with optimum wet-braking capability, year-round traction, increased fuel efficiency, reduced CO2 emissions and improved tread wear, the company notes.

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