Does space saver wheel have to be same size?

Does space saver wheel have to be same size?

Does space saver wheel have to be same size?

Space saver tyres can either be full-size or smaller than the regular tyres fitted to your car. ... In an MOT test which assesses a car's suitability for the road, a car will always fail if not all the wheels are the same size, unless a spare wheel has been fitted temporarily purely in an emergency.

Can you put a 17 inch tire on a 18 inch wheel?

A 17 inch tire WILL NOT fit on an 18 inch rim. if you even tried to mount a 17 inch tire on an 18 inch rim it would start to rip the bead and the tire would be completely useless.

Do space saver wheels fit all cars?

Each RoadHero Space Saver Wheel Kit is engineered for a specific vehicle fitment. Please note that, unless otherwise stated, it does not matter what size your original wheels are – the overall rolling radius of this space saver wheel and tyre will be correct for your car.

How much smaller can a space saver be?

Space-saver wheels are designed for temporary use, to get you to a place of repair. There's no maximum distance but the speed restriction, limited tread (only 3mm from new) and softer rubber compound mean that the distance covered before repair shouldn't be excessive.

Can you use a 16 inch space saver wheel on a car with 18 inch wheels?

Yes, you can have a smaller size space saver in your car. It's a spare for emergencies only - essentially to either get you home or get you to a tyre depot. The slight disparity on rolling circumference is not a problem when used for emergencies only.

Can you use a 14 inch space saver on car with 15 inch wheels?

RE: emergency spare wheels The 14 inch wheel saves no space whatsoever against the 15 inch ones fitted. The 14 inch ones are actually an option to purchase with a new ford fiesta as the standard spare supplied is actually a spacesaver type.

Can you put any 17 inch tire on any 17 inch rim?

For diameter you'll need to be sure that your tires and wheels are an exact match, e.g. a 215/65R17 tire will only fit on a 17" diameter wheel. ... For sports cars, the general rule of thumb is to match the wheel width to the tread width in inches. For example a tire size 285/35-19 has a tread width of 9.9".

What size tires will fit on a 17 inch rim?

What size tires will fit on 17-inch rims?
17″ Options
115/95-17215/65-17285/40-17
125/70-17215/70-17285/65-17
125/80-17225/40-17285/70-17
135/80-17225/45-17285/75-17

Can you use a 16 inch space saver wheel on a car with 17 inch wheels?

Yes, you can have a smaller size space saver in your car. It's a spare for emergencies only - essentially to either get you home or get you to a tyre depot. The slight disparity on rolling circumference is not a problem when used for emergencies only.

Can spare wheels be different sizes?

Can you confirm that it is illegal to drive with different sized wheels on the same axle. You must always make sure that tyres on the same axle are of the same size and aspect ratio – your car will fail the MOT test if they're not – but the law makes an exception for temporary use spare wheels fitted in an emergency.

Can a space saver wheel be used in a car?

  • Yes, you can have a smaller size space saver in your car. It's a spare for emergencies only - essentially to either get you home or get you to a tyre depot. The slight disparity on rolling circumference is not a problem when used for emergencies only.

Can a 16 inch rim Saver wheel be acceptable on my Mazda MX5?

  • Will a 16-inch rim space saver be acceptable on my Mazda MX5 with 17-inch wheels? Yes, you can have a smaller size space saver in your car. It's a spare for emergencies only - essentially to either get you home or get you to a tyre depot.

What's the maximum distance you can drive with space saver tyres?

  • Space-saver wheels are designed for temporary use, to get you to a place of repair. There’s no maximum distance but the speed restriction, limited tread (only 3mm from new) and softer rubber compound mean that the distance covered before repair shouldn’t be excessive. Check your handbook and any labels on the spare itself

How big is the space saver wheel on a SEAT Leon?

  • I am thinking of buying an ex-demonstrator SEAT Leon FR. The car runs on 18-alloys, but the space saver wheel in the boot is 16-inch diameter. Surely this cannot be correct?

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