Generally speaking, if the tyres are worn, it is usually on one axle. Therefore, the noise you're talking about is probably coming from something else if it is still present.
Otherwise, your 4 tyres are showing irregular wear, which is really unlucky yet very unlikely.
This looks to us like abnormal tyre wear, but it's difficult to say.
We recommend you examine your front and rear tyres and note any differences that you might find.
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Driving comfort is influenced by the height of the tyre sidewall. In reference to your Audi, there are 3 approved sizes which you can see here:
A3 Sportback 1.4 TFSI 122 tyres. A3 Sportback pressure, dimensions, prices, and tyre tests
Among these three sizes, you should choose...
Hi and welcome!
As you seen from all the advice, there are many good tyres out there. What performances are you looking for? Not too bad wet braking I suppose? And do you have a budget? What I found out is that tyres are very personal, depending on your preferences, car and budget! Give us some...
Depending on how and where you drive... If you don't do any track days, better not get PS Cup! It's a semi slick, high performant and developed for track use, so wet grip is not that great and you'll use them faster then the other products that you mention.
About Michelin ps3 or...
For road use all the tyres previously suggested are good, preferably;
Dunlop Sport Maxx RT
Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
Bridgestone Potenza S001
Michelin Pilot Sport 3
and also the Conti SportContact 5 if it's available in that dimension (didn't see it yesterday)
Here is a test of the Sport...
There are a few really good tyres in that dimension, for example;
> Dunlop Sport Maxx RT
> Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
> Bridgestone Potenza S001
> Michelin Pilot Sport 3
> Vredestein Ultrac Vorti
Michelin Pilot Super Sport are announced in 225 40R 18 92Y, but not yet available...
I agree! Budget tyres might be better now then a few years ago, but the top brands still perform better, look at the tests! There are quite a few brands that are good and not that expensive.
How often do you use your car? And to what? Different tyres are good for different things...
With snow chains there is no particular need to change your tyre pressure. 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...