Spare wheel size

Discussion in 'Wheels, Tyres, Brakes & Suspension' started by Deleted128943, Feb 23, 2017.

  1. Hi, I have a GLC AMG Line Coupe on 19" wheels with no spare. It has 255/50 tyres on the rear and 235/55 front, given the difference in tyre wall height would one space saver be suitable for use front and rear.
  2. PobodY

    PobodY MB Enthusiast

    Aug 23, 2016
    CLK350 Sport, Nissan GTiR
    Without checking, I suspect the rolling radius of both wheels is the same (or near enough).

    However, that might be slightly moot because the space saver is not necessarily the same size; they are typically close-enough that you can limp the car to a tyre shop for repair/replacement.
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  3. A250 Bennyboy

    A250 Bennyboy Active Member

    Mar 16, 2016
    Northwest UK
    A Class A250 w176
    I check the boot space first as my wheel well space would struggle to fit a 15" diameter space saver in the wheel well I have in my A250.

    Have seen some folding tyres that are supposed to fit but never followed it up.
  4. OP

    Deleted128943 Guest

    My GLC Coupe has space below the boot floor which I hoped would eat up most of the space saver height though I've heard it may stick up aprox 15cm/6in because there is no wheel storage recess which is quite a bit if you're carrying luggage etc also it may mean leaving the floor out if it rocks about on top of the space saver....

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