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Old 05-20-2011, 03:49 PM   #1
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2012 Spare tire

I'm curious about what wheel and tire people are getting with their 2012 Focus. Of course, the handling package gives you a full-size spare, but I've heard mixed reports of what people have been actually getting. I asked a Ford.com person in a chat about this, and here's what she said:

Shaila: Do you have any additional questions on the available options for the Ford Focus?

You: Actually just one more. I did opt for the handling package, which gives me a full size spare. Is that spare the exact wheel and tire as the other four?

Shaila: You will get the same tire as the other four.

Sounds great, but having a $320 spare tire seems a little too good to be true.

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Old 05-20-2011, 04:25 PM   #2
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It is a full size tire but is only 16-inch. It has approximatley the same diameter as the 18-inch

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It is a full size tire but is only 16-inch. It has approximatley the same diameter as the 18-inch

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Thanks Liquid.

Beginning to wonder why they even pay these people to answer questions for us...

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Old 05-20-2011, 05:19 PM   #4
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As I posted in the other forum it looks identical to the 16" wheel the SE package comes with, sans hub cap. Has a 215/xx/16 tire on it IIRC but definitely NOT a PS3.
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