Continental’s CrossContactTM LX20 Approved as OE Fitment On Six New GM SUV Models

Ft. Mill, S.C. – October 30, 2014.  The Continental CrossContactTM LX20 has been chosen as a standard 20” OE fitment for six, General Motors (GM) SUV models. GM has approved the fitment in size 275/55R20 for 2014 models including, the Suburban, Tahoe, Yukon, Yukon XL, Escalade, and Escalade ESV. The CrossContactTM LX20 is the winner of a Consumer’s Digest Best Buy award, and its luxury and comfort are the perfect fit for this segment. 

The CrossContact LX20 is a premium SUV, crossover and light truck all-season tire. This all-season tire provides best-in-class wet braking, long wear and enhanced fuel efficiency with Continental’s award-winning, EcoPlus Technology. Features and benefits of this tire include:

CrossContact LX20 Features/Benefits

  • EcoPlus Technology – provides enhanced fuel efficiency, and lower CO2 emissions by reducing rolling resistance, without sacrificing excellent wet braking and long tread life.
  • Smooth Response Technology – provides a comfortable ride, reduced noise and a crisp handling response.
  • Traction Grooves - provide gripping teeth inside the groove that lock snow for improved snow grip and performance.

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Continental Tire the Americas

Based in Fort Mill, S.C., Continental Tire the Americas, LLC manufactures and distributes a complete premium line of passenger, light truck and commercial tires for original equipment and replacement markets.  Our ultra-high, performance tires include award-winning technologies that focus on safety, help save money, and reduce CO2 emissions.  Continental’s premium products are available at leading independent tire dealers, car dealers, and mass retail companies across North America.  Continental Tire is a proud supporter of IMSA, Major League Soccer (MLS), West Coast Customs, Lingenfelter Performance Engineering, and Petty’s Garage. 

Continental AG
With sales of around €33.3 billion in 2013, Continental is one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers. As a provider of tires, brake systems, systems and components for powertrains and chassis, instrumentation, infotainment solutions, vehicle electronics and technical elastomers, Continental contributes to enhanced driving safety and global climate protection. Continental is also an expert partner in networked automobile communication. Continental currently employs around 182,000 people in 49 countries.

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