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Keep in mind the god awful run flats will wear away pretty quickly. If you're thinking about replacing them eventually I'd say get it done as quickly as possible so you can still sell the CLA's run flats back to the tire shop. Actually if your CLA is new enough trading the set of runflats should yield you a brand new set of tires without incurring additional cost...

FYI run-flats have an expected lifetime of 15,000 miles...
 

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Coming from a c300...the ride is definitely not as comfy or quiet, and I can feel the bumps more. Since I now have 18's (vs 17 on the C300), I was expecting the car to be that way. Also, the run flats are summer performance type tires vs all season/touring.
So many downsides to run flats, they were cool when they came out, it was the baller thing to do to have them. But it's just not worth it, pay more and get a ton of issues to deal with....no thanks.

plus not everyone that buys a mercedes needs summer performance tires.
 
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