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Audi A4 Avant (2002 to 2005)Tyre size: with 225/40-18 tyres

König CB-12 snow chains (pair) no. CB-12 097

£64.95
RRP: £95.00
Code: KGCB-097

These are top quality "no frills" traditional snow chains, excellent value for money, quick and easy to fit.

They're entirely suitable for occasional use in the UK or on e.g. a ski-drive holiday.



Important safety information: The purchase and use of snow chains is a technical business, and a complex one to manage in the online environment. These chains will fit around the tyres you have chosen but it's possible that they're not suitable for use with the combination of your tyre size and your particular make and model of car.

If you have only chosen your tyre size to reach this page, without reference to your type of car, please use the "Select make, Select model, Select tyre" menu on the Home page to try and find your car and tyre size. König have provided this database information, but it must be treated only as a guide to what is likely to be permitted - it's not intended to be a substitute for you checking your own vehicle handbook.

  • If you find your car and tyre size, and only a small number of chains are listed, maybe only one option, these are your only safe options.
  • In any event, please check your vehicle handbook to see what it says about the use of snow chains. If it says, for example, "The use of snow chains is not permitted" or "No snow chains with a link size wider than 10mm may be used", this is important information!

Click on the warning triangle for more information about this very important issue:

Fitting notes: These chains are quick and easy to fit. Have a look at the video. Points to note:

  • When you have pushed the chain around behind the wheel you hold both ends and lift both ends upwards. You want the hoop of chain to rise up under the car axle so that you can clip the two ends together near the top of the wheel. All modern snow chains are fitted in this way.
  • You should pull hard on the tensioning chain.
  • Stop after driving a short distance - even a few metres will do, and give the tensioning chain an extra tug.
  • Practice this a few times before you have to do it for real!
  • You need both hands to fit snowchains, so if it is dark a head torch makes all the difference - head torches are listed on all our snow chains product pages.

Additional features:

  • All König chains are made from case-hardened manganese nickel (MnNi) alloy steel to provide an optimum combination of strength and hardness.
  • Chains will wear out if driven on tarmac or concrete. König's CB-12 chains can be reversed and fitted 'inside out' on the tyre so that both sides get equal wear, helping them to last much longer.
  • Each CB-12 chain link is 12mm high, D-shaped to make it bite well into snow and ice.
  • If you've used snowchains before you'll really appreciate the CB-12's side-loading steel tightening ratchet - it's particularly quick and easy to use.
  • These chains are supplied in a strong plastic case, together with a pair of plastic gloves, a kneeling mat, and a couple of emergency spare links (pliers are required).
  • All König chains meet the requirements of Austria's Ö-Norm 5117 and Germany's TÜV.
  • Suitable for vehicles up to 3.5 tonnes.


We're also showing you a range of other winter motoring products which we're selling here at market leading prices, including a snow and ice windscreen protector, a telescopic snow shovel, and a snow brush - all of these items are almost essential kit for winter weather, especially we suggest the snow brush. Please click on the links to see pictures and more information.

Delivery charges and arrangements:

We charge a contribution towards delivery costs, depending on what you order, where you live, and how quickly you want the goods.

These are our standard charges; there are usually surcharges for all offshore destinations and some remote postcodes - for details please see our delivery information page.

This Item (Standard sized items)
Express Delivery £ 9.50 1 to 2 working days
Standard Delivery £ 6.50 3 to 4 working days

Delivery of other items

Small items & Spare parts
Express delivery £ 6.95 1 to 2 working days
Standard delivery £ 4.95 3 to 4 working days
Roof boxes
Express Delivery £ 19.50 1 to 2 working days
Standard Delivery £ 14.50 3 to 4 working days
Dropracks and Roof tents
Express Delivery £ 19.50 2 working days

Delivery times

Delivery times are calculated in working days (Monday to Friday, excluding Bank holidays).

Cut-off times for Express Delivery orders
Express Delivery orders placed before before the cut-off times shown below will usually be desptached on the date of order. Express Delivery orders placed after these cut-off times will be despatched the next working day.

Small and Standard Sized Items Order by 4pm for same day despatch
Roof Boxes, Dropracks and Roof Tents Order by 1pm for same day despatch

Delivery FAQs

When will my order arrive?
There are no deliveries on Saturdays, Sundays or Bank Holidays, except for postable items where Royal Mail has a Saturday delivery. Express Delivery orders placed on a Friday (before 1pm) should be delivered on the Monday or Tuesday, Express Delivery orders placed on a Saturday or Sunday should be delivered on the Tuesday or Wednesday. The arrangements for Very Heavy Items are different and are shown above.

What about Next Working Day delivery?
We have offered a reliable Next Working Day service for well over 20 years but, due to the pressure on the couriers caused by the coronavirus crisis and the huge increase in online shopping, we can no longer be confident about the delivery date, which is why we now call the service ‘Express delivery’. Most Express delivery orders will arrive on the next or second working day, but some will arrive on the second or third working day, or be split between these days. So-called “split deliveries” happen when the couriers do not have enough trailer space for everything that should be moved around the UK, so they will load what they can and leave the rest for the next trailer.

Is my delivery day guaranteed?
No retailer or courier company can ever "guarantee" a Next Working Day delivery. As well as split deliveries, all courier companies occasionally have the same transport problems as can happen to everyone else, including snow blocked roads, closed roads, traffic jams, mechanical breakdown, an inability to find the delivery address, or to gain access to it if, for example, it's in a block of flats. We work with some of the best couriers in the business, and overall they provide an outstanding service.

Do I need to be at home?
We are very flexible with our deliveries and will aim to deliver to an address which suits you – this does not need to be your home address. Goods can usually be left without signature - we prefer this with roof boxes. There's a "Special Delivery Instructions" box in the checkout area where we'll ask you to choose a typical instruction and then amend it to suit your particular requirements.

Payment options:

We take the following cards, and also PayPal. Please note that the entry on your card statement will be from "The Roof Box Company".

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There are two parts to our snow chains offer this year:

(1) Clearance prices on many top branded snow chains, including RUD and Thule - an amazing opportunity for those who are quick off the mark! Thule (who are the biggest brand in the car racks market) have sold their snow chains division; the same chains are now being sold under the König brand. Thule branded chains have the same specifications as the König branded versions - all that has changed is the name on the chain and the name on the box.

(2)   Multibuy discounts - significant discounts if you buy two pairs of snow chains at the same time, or one pair of chains and one pair of AutoSock: If you do either of these things, we will discount the snow chains as follows:

  • König, Polaire and Spikes-Spider snow chains - at least 10% off!
  • INNO, Maggi, RUD and Thule snow chains - at least 20% off! Up to 30% off where we have large overstocks.

As usual, you change the quantities in the Shopping Basket.

Many customers will, for example, use snow chains on their driving wheels for Alpine use, and use AutoSock on the non-driving wheels, especially if these are the steering wheels. Also note that AutoSock work very well in very wet snow, even on slush, where snowchains are often not suitable because they can't get any grip in the snow. So having both AutoSock and snowchains makes sense from at least two different perspectives.

To find the spare parts you need, please see the diagram below, identify the product codes, then choose them from the list below. If you need more than 1 of any item, change the quantities in the Shopping Basket.

Item: Description: Our price (each): RRP:
Spares 51000 - Car chain link repair kit £12.00
Spares 51059 - Elastic terminal £17.50
Spares 51374 - Universal return hooks (x10) £14.00

Fitting PDFs
König Snow Chains CB-12 XB-16 - How to fit


Add to Your Order Untick if not required:
Item: Description: Our price (each): RRP:
Traditional snowchains, basic: £64.95 (rrp. £95.00)
Accessories:
Safety accessories: £17.95 (rrp. )
Safety accessories: £2.50 (rrp. )
Safety accessories: £1.50 (rrp. )
Winter driving stuff: £3.95 (rrp. )
Winter driving stuff: £2.95 (rrp. )
Winter driving stuff: £9.95 (rrp. )
Winter driving stuff: £7.50 (rrp. )
Winter driving stuff: £4.95 (rrp. )
Winter driving stuff: £2.95 (rrp. )
Winter driving stuff: £3.95 (rrp. )
Winter driving stuff: £9.50 (rrp. )
Safety stuff: £14.95 (rrp. )
Safety accessories: £6.25 (rrp. )
Safety stuff: £24.95 (rrp. £28.00)
Safety stuff: £24.95 (rrp. £28.00)

All our prices include VAT at 20% Total: £64.95
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