What's the Condition of Your Spare Tire?
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    What's the Condition of Your Spare Tire?

    Does your vehicle have a Spare Tire?

    In the event that your vehicle does have a spare assembly, whether it be full size or a compact, do you know the condition?

    Like other tires, a spare tire can be impacted from exposure to UV, from heat, and other conditions. To avoid having spare tire troubles, check out our write-up linked below and if you're in need of a replacement spare or an entire spare assembly, shoot us a PM and we'll make sure you're taken care of!





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    Not the Optima, the majority of them do NOT have a spare tire...





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    Quote Originally Posted by K5 Optima Store View Post
    Not the Optima, the majority of them do NOT have a spare tire...
    This is true and this is also the case with other Kia vehicles. It's a dealer add on if I'm not mistaken?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Discount Tire View Post
    This is true and this is also the case with other Kia vehicles. It's a dealer add on if I'm not mistaken?
    I believe so, and with many new vehicles out there as well. Yes, I think it can be purchased at the dealer, or even on eBay for cheaper as well.





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    Quote Originally Posted by K5 Optima Store View Post
    I believe so, and with many new vehicles out there as well. Yes, I think it can be purchased at the dealer, or even on eBay for cheaper as well.
    My aunt has a Sorento and when she purchased the car I sold her a new spare since it wasn't included. You're right, alot of vehicles are now coming with the sealant/compressor kits.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Discount Tire View Post
    Does your vehicle have a Spare Tire?

    In the event that your vehicle does have a spare assembly, whether it be full size or a compact, do you know the condition?

    Like other tires, a spare tire can be impacted from exposure to UV, from heat, and other conditions. To avoid having spare tire troubles, check out our write-up linked below and if you're in need of a replacement spare or an entire spare assembly, shoot us a PM and we'll make sure you're taken care of!





    All I see is an ad for tires??????

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    Quote Originally Posted by Turbonut View Post
    All I see is an ad for tires??????
    Not the write-up? Were you prompted for a zip code?
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    I find it odd that so many cars are being made to not include a spare tire, but are still designed to hold one? you would think they would find a better use for the space - like a deeper trunk or something.
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    LOL I would hope/expect that the spare tire in my 2018 SXL is still in at least decent condition...and yes I do check it every now and then to make sure that it's still properly inflated.

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    Quote Originally Posted by K5Turbo View Post
    I find it odd that so many cars are being made to not include a spare tire, but are still designed to hold one? you would think they would find a better use for the space - like a deeper trunk or something.
    Cost and (to a somewhat lesser extent, weight) savings are why more and more models no longer include any kind of spare tire.

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