SPARE TIRE

WOLFPACK asked:
SPARE TIRE
WHY DOES HYUNDAI ELANTRA AND CHEV.CRUSE ,AND PROBLEY OTHERS, COME WITHOUT A SPARE TIRE??

Answered By Justin Cupler, Contributing Writer:
While there is no concrete explanation given, it's likely due to the fact that:

a) So few people know how to work on cars properly.


b) All lug nuts require a specific amount of torque and it is impossible to achieve this without a torque wrench. It's a risk vs. reward situation. Do you want to risk having someone over or under-tighten a lug nut and have the wheel fly off, or make them go to a shop to have the tire fixed. Hyundai chose the latter.


c) Trying to get the lowest possible price, and that's $100 the dealer can avoid.
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