Tire Tread Depth Comparison on wet roads

Tire Tread Depth Comparison on wet roads

DRIVING MODULE

Get to know the difference in braking distances between worn out tires, used tires and new tires.

Technoloy

  • Brake Test / Objective comparison of three tread depth versions
    Three vehicles equipped with
    1. New Continental PremiumContatc 6 tires with 8mm tread depth
    2. Used Continental PremiumContact 6 tires with 3mm tread depth
    3. Worn out Continental PremiumContact 6 tires with 1,6 mm tread depth

Media Experience

  • You will drive identical vehicles (Golf 7 GTI) with different tread depths and do a full brake on a wet track
  • While you drive and brake all data will be measured and explained to you by one of our tire engineers
  • Tread depth on wet roads is key for safety and often understimated

Benefits for the driver / society  

  • Tread depth is a key factor for your safety
  • Always control you tire tread depth from time to time
  • Aquaplaning with worn out tires = no vehicle control