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Question Snow Tires for 2006 C230

Hello all,

I just purchased a C230 with RWD (yikes I'm scared). I have been looking for snow tires because where I live it snows a lot and since it's RWD I have no choice but to buy snow tires. I'm also new to the Mercedes/luxury car world so I'm completely lost.

My question is what tires are best, I have 2 different size tires 225/45/17 in the front and 245/40/17 for my rear tires. I can't find any tires with both of these sizes. I have been told also that I have to stick with these sizes and not get the same size all around or it will throw off the balance (again I don't know how legitimate this is) So please if anyone has ANY insight it would be GREATLY appreciated!! Also if anyone wants to lend any advice on how to drive in the snow that wold also be appreciated! Thanks in advance!

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Same sizes I have on my C36. Blizzaks are available in those sizes, or at least they were. I bought them three seasons ago.
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Thank you so much. Everyone has been telling me that they don't make snow tires in that size, I will look for those. Thanks again!!!!
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I have been very happy with the Blizzaks. If it matters, I have the LM-22's. They have served me well during the Chicago winters.
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Tirerack has user reviews of the tires and you can search for your specific vehicle.

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Thank you so much, this really helps and I feel more comfortable with my purchase!!
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