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#2581264 - 03/27/12 11:13 AM All Toyota's still come with a full spare tire....
mareakin Offline


Registered: 07/07/08
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While other manufacturers are moving towards that slime-filler can.

I wonder if curb weight includes the spare tire or not.

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#2581274 - 03/27/12 11:19 AM Re: All Toyota's still come with a full spare tire.... [Re: mareakin]
Brons2 Offline


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Slime filler can won't help if the tire is shredded. Good for Toyota for not following along.
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#2581275 - 03/27/12 11:20 AM Re: All Toyota's still come with a full spare tire.... [Re: mareakin]
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Our Sienna has a donut and not a full size. The damaged tire also needs to be stored in the vehicle, it won't fit where the spare came from. At least they provide a handy strap for it.

Highlander has a fullsize spare with a matching wheel for five wheel tire rotations. Ideally this is what all cars would have.


Edited by bepperb (03/27/12 11:21 AM)
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#2581283 - 03/27/12 11:26 AM Re: All Toyota's still come with a full spare tire.... [Re: mareakin]
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Both of my Toyotas (2007 Corolla and 2011 Camry) came with donut spares.

I think by "full spare tire", OP meant that they come with a spare tire at all, and not a "full size" spare tire.
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#2581284 - 03/27/12 11:27 AM Re: All Toyota's still come with a full spare tire.... [Re: bepperb]
weebl Offline


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Sounds like they upgraded on the third gen Sienna and gave you a strap. Only a donut spare for me as well. When towing, I carry in my trunk one of my full size winter tires as a spare. Real PITA. I wish the storage spot for the donut were big enough, as I would just keep one of my off season full size tires there at all times.
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#2581285 - 03/27/12 11:28 AM Re: All Toyota's still come with a full spare tire.... [Re: mareakin]
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Yaris came with inflated donut. I bet corolla, and all Scions come with donut also. I havent checked my Honda Fit. I like my Fiat with the spare between the engine and firewall up front.


Edited by ARCOgraphite (03/27/12 11:28 AM)
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#2581291 - 03/27/12 11:35 AM Re: All Toyota's still come with a full spare tire.... [Re: mareakin]
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Went with my best friend to pick up a 2012 tC on Friday and it has a donut spare.
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#2581320 - 03/27/12 12:12 PM Re: All Toyota's still come with a full spare tire.... [Re: mareakin]
sciphi Offline


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Fit has a donut spare. Cruze has no spare, and no place to put one. Don't worry, it's the trim level I got. Other trims have donuts.
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#2581349 - 03/27/12 12:31 PM Re: All Toyota's still come with a full spare tire.... [Re: Hokiefyd]
Joe72Mart Offline


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2003 Corolla also has donut spare.
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#2581350 - 03/27/12 12:32 PM Re: All Toyota's still come with a full spare tire.... [Re: mareakin]
jigen Offline


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My car has a full size spare, moms corolla has a donut.
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#2581357 - 03/27/12 12:37 PM Re: All Toyota's still come with a full spare tire.... [Re: mareakin]
user52165 Offline


Registered: 10/21/11
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Loc: CA
Originally Posted By: mareakin
While other manufacturers are moving towards that slime-filler can.

I wonder if curb weight includes the spare tire or not.


Do you want to explain exactly what you mean? Full spare tire (maybe/probably donut) or full size spare? Big difference.

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#2581387 - 03/27/12 01:10 PM Re: All Toyota's still come with a full spare tire.... [Re: mareakin]
zorobabel Offline


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Loc: Anaheim, CA
My ex 99 Camry had a full size spare, the 2004 Corolla has a donut.
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#2581448 - 03/27/12 02:19 PM Re: All Toyota's still come with a full spare tire.... [Re: mareakin]
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2009-2012 Corollas have donut.
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#2581480 - 03/27/12 02:57 PM Re: All Toyota's still come with a full spare tire.... [Re: mareakin]
Indydriver Offline


Registered: 03/20/11
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Loc: Indiana
Not exactly. I'm currently shopping Siennas and all of the AWD models have NO SPARE and RFTs. Once I learned that, I am looking at FWD only. Better off (and cheaper) to get a second set of wheels and Blizzaks.
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#2581580 - 03/27/12 05:17 PM Re: All Toyota's still come with a full spare tire.... [Re: mareakin]
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^ At least they were nice enough to give you runflats, rather than just a can of fix-a-flat.
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