Does spare wheel have to be same size?

Does spare wheel have to be same size?

A space saver wheel is meant to be fitted to a car if one of the standard tyres is either damaged or punctured. Space saver tyres can either be full-size or smaller than the regular tyres fitted to your car.

Do Vauxhall cars have a spare wheel?

Some Vauxhalls come with a spare wheel as standard. Where this is the case, the spare wheel will be located beneath the bootspace. If your vehicle doesn’t have a spare, it will have a tyre inflation kit which can be used to quickly restore mobility in the event of a puncture.

Do space saver spare wheels fit any car?

If you’re towing a caravan or trailer and get a puncture, then it’s usually OK to fit a space-saver spare to any axle on the car. With the skinny-spare fitted and a van on the back you must drive straight to a tyre specialist for a repair or replacement rather than attempt a long journey.

What size is a Vauxhall Mokka spare wheel?

16″ SPACE SAVER SPARE WHEEL AND TYRE COMPATIBLE WITH MOKKA X (2012-2020). Suitable for Mokka fitted with any size wheels from factory (inc 16″,17″,18″ alloys version). Will fit in spare wheel well.

Is it illegal to not have a spare TYRE?

Does the law require you to carry a spare tyre? No, the law doesn’t state that you must have a spare tyre on hand to fit in the event of a puncture. However, it is advisable that you do if your vehicle doesn’t use run flat tyres. The majority of new cars use run flat tyres so don’t need a spare.

Can you drive on the motorway with a spare TYRE?

Can You Go On the Motorway with a Spare tyre? No, you should not use space saver tyres on the motorway. It is advised to avoid space saver spare wheels on motorways. Drivers as expected will normally drive fast on motorways at the national speed limits to remain safe.

Is it illegal to not have a spare wheel in your car?

While it’s a useful feature to have – no-one wants to be stranded with a flat tyre – there is no legal requirement to have a spare wheel in your vehicle.

Is it illegal to not have a spare TYRE UK?

Is Having a Spare Tyre a Legal Requirement? No, keeping a spare tyre in your car is not a legal requirement according to UK law. However, it is still advisable to carry one in your vehicle, as well as a jack.

Can you use a 16 inch space saver on 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 you put a space saver on the front?

If your vehicle is rear wheel drive with a limited slip differential (LSD), using a space saver on a front tyre can cause damage to the LSD. So it is recommended to put a space saver on the front and drive extremely slowly and cautiously, particularly in the wet, as it there is a much higher risk of wheelspin.

How many miles to the gallon does a Vauxhall Mokka do?

Fuel economy for both is rated at 47.1mpg, so they will cost more to run on a daily basis. The 1.4 Turbo returns 39.2mpg and emitting 147g/km in front-wheel drive guise.

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