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post #4 of Old 08-03-2016, 07:25 PM
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Originally Posted by mk5 View Post
V6 owners:

I am curious about how your tires are wearing. My assumption is that the FWD models' front tires will wear more quickly than the AWD's 4 tires, overall, even with regular rotation, due to the amount of hp and torque sent to the front wheels. I could be way off, but want to know for future considerations.

How are your tires holding up?
The AWD on the TLX still has a front-wheel drive bias. To save gas, AWD turns off and it is in front-wheel drive. That probably contributes to the front tires being more worn than the rear wheels. Also, only 90% of power is sent to the back wheels with SH-AWD. The front tires are still spinning faster than the rear tires, contributing to more tire wear in the front.
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