No, it is not intended to be. In terms of technical coherence, we discourage this.
Mechanically speaking, the fact of mounting different tyres on the front and back is risky only for cars equipped with permanent all-wheel drive.
For your car and with the dimension 225 45R 17 91Y you have some really interessting tyres! Since I don't really know what you are looking for considering performance, here is a list of tyres that according to different tests perform well:
Dunlop Sport Maxx RT
Continental ContiSportContact 5...
It is true that generally speaking in winter you will need to increase your tyre pressure by around 3 psi compared to summer.
We have dedicated an article to this if you are interested What pressure in winter?, Tips&Advice car tyres on rezulteo
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Our website displays all the current Audi tyre pressures. If you enter your specific type of S3 including engine size you should see the results specific to you. Please see the link below:
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As far as official tyre sizes go, Audi recommends the following tyre sizes :
225 45 R17 91 Y
205 55 R16 91 H
205 60 R15 91 H
195 65 R15 91 H
185 65 R15 88 Q (Winter tyres)
Any other tyre sizes risk causing problems, especially if the vehicle is lowered.
Hope this helps you out :thumbsup:
The tyre size on your vehicle according to our database should be 225 45 R17 91 Y.
There are lots of sporty tyres available in this size, such as :
Michelin Pilot Sport 3
Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
Pirelli Pzero Rosso
Pirelli Pzero System Asimmetrico
Dunlop SP Sport Maxx
Dunlop SP Sport...
:sm4: Well this kind of information is necessary so that we can inform him correctly as to what tyre size will be suitable for his vehicle, and what tyre is best suited to his needs. The larger the engine, the heavier it is, so you need a tyre that can handle the weight, for example.
What Bridgestone Potenza's have you been using? RE050A? RE050? You can find out a little more on the range here : Bridgestone tyres. All Bridgestone tyres. Bridgestone tyre prices, comparison and reviews
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It depends which model you have exactly :
Tyre sizes specified by the manufacturer for the Audi S3 1.8 T 210 (since 1999) and the Audi S3 1.8 T 225 (2001) are as follows :
225 40 R18 88 Y
225 45 R17 91 Y
205 55 R16 91 H (Winter dimensions)
I hope this helps ! :thumbsup:
Sorry to hear about your wear problem!
What kind of wear is it? All over? inside or outside? Irregular wear?
As you have checked the pressure has your vehicle been lowered?
Also why tyres were they? Premium? Budget?