Ready for a Wisconsin winter

While I know I’ll be driving less miles this winter I decided to get winter tires for my etron. The set up is the standard Audi Winter wheel & tire package the etron - 8" x 19" wheels with Continental ContiWinterContact TS850P tires.

The etron rides a lot better on the softer tires in the cold weather. Big difference in efficiency over the 21" wheels so far.

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Nice choice. How much did efficiency jump?

While it’s been only 2 weeks on the snows, with my short drives (5 -30mi) it’s between 5% & 10% better. My Xmas eve drive Madison-Milwaukee RT - last year temps were in the 40’s and this year it was around 15 with gusty winds. I got about the same consumption - 2.1mi/kWh @77.

The ride is a lot better with the softer winter tires.