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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Tyre sizes for vehicles with four-wheel drive

The following points must be observed for vehicles with four-wheel drive:
Only tyres of the same make, design and tread pattern may be fitted to the front and rear axles.
Different tyre rolling circumferences produce stress in the drive train which increases tyre wear and may damage the drive train.
These restrictions also apply to front and rear tyres with greatly differing stages of wear. In such cases, tyres with the most tread must be fitted on the front axle.
   
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