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Old 10-07-2016, 05:56 PM   #1
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I see that I am going to go through the exact same issues this winter that I went through last January when I purchased my Q7. I have now also purchased a new 2017 Q5 with 21" tires and I need some insight on when an all-season tire will be available.

The current tire is 255/40R21 and there is nothing out there.

On my Q7 I put the brand new Conti 295/40zr21DWS 06 all-season tires on it and was able to go up one size from the factory tires. Does anyone know if I can do that with the Q5 as well? I really want to use Conti tires again, I have loved them on my Q7.

Thanks for any thoughts!
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Old 10-28-2016, 11:56 AM   #2
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We are not able to recommend an alternate tire size that has sufficient load capacity as well as an overall diameter that is within 3% of stock............
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Thanks. I actually reached out to Continental Tire to see if they were going to make a DWS 06 in this size. I received the standard "we will look into it" response.

In your opinion is there any chance they will make it?
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Thanks. I actually reached out to Continental Tire to see if they were going to make a DWS 06 in this size. I received the standard "we will look into it" response.

In your opinion is there any chance they will make it?

Once any of our vendors commit to manufacturing a "new" size, they will give us a good idea of pricing and production plans that are (on average) at least 6 months out. Since I do not have any part numbers (from any vendor), I'm betting on a long wait for anything to come along in your size.
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Thanks for the information. That's disappointing to me, I love the DWS 06 on the Q7.
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Old 01-16-2017, 07:55 AM   #6
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search the forum lots of people have done 265 40 21 with spacers and no spacers for q/sq5. i have the same issue i have 21s on my sq5. it is less than 3% so should be ok right doc at tire rack?

https://tiresize.com/comparison/
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I went with 265/40 on OEM 21"s for my SQ5,got them installed this Monday and drove all through rain the next day.Performed excellent.No rubbing at all but I am looking to add spacers for aesthetics.
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