2005 a6 wheels and tires - recommendation

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by jeffgrice, Nov 22, 2010.

  1. jeffgrice New Member

    Hi there...

    Looking for advice on replacement wheels and tires for our 2005 a6.

    I would like painted wheels and good all-season tires.

    Currently we have 17s.

    Suggestion on wheel brand and size?

    Can I go to 18s, 19s on this model?


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  3. skyfan Member

    For 18" tires are 245/40/18. Look for original one. I have one set for sale.
  4. FromChi New Member

    Jeff, you should follow the Placard on the vechicle stating the manufacture recommended tire for the best performance, if you upgrade to a larger diameter rim your options may change although do not go with a larger tire size on a smaller rim as you will run into handing issues.
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    PetrolDave Super Moderator

    That's a very sweeping statement and not necessarily a true one.

    For example, many RS4 owners run 275/30 x 19 tyres on standard rims (the OE size is 255/35 x 19) and have commented that the handling is either unchanged or even slightly improved.

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