In its 04/2011 issue, the German car magazine AutoBild Sportscars has published the summer tyre test 2011.
Tested size (mixed fitment) : 225/40 R18 W/Y on a Mazda 3 MPS.
Overall rating for SportContact 3: "recommended"
About the SportContact 3:
+ good steering precision on dry road
+ stable sideforce build-up on dry road
+ short braking distance in wet
+ low rolling resistance
- only average in comfort
"Allround talent with balanced handling behaviour at all conditions."