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For those in Australia, the 17" space saver from the FG falcon fits below the floor and clears all calipers on the rear. You have to remove both foam trays but the gear easily fits back in under the wheel. The tyre size is T155/80R17.
 

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Okay, I received the Kona EV spare tire MIT from Garvey Auto. It is a small spare with Jack & tools, and it does fit in the trunk below the floor if you remove all of the reinforced syrofoam below the trunk floor. The 120 V charger also fits if you remove from its case. I installed the spare as my left front tire of my Limited Kona EV with 17" wheels. I drove it around and it drove Great! Good news, until I installed the small spare as my right rear tire. IT DID NOT FIT! The brake caliper blocks full installation of the small wheel. You can't fully tighten the wheel and it forces the brake pad on the disk. I decided to keep the $250 spare tire & kit anyway for use if I get a blowout in front.
So if a blow out occurs in the rear and inflator kit doesn't work find a way to put saver on the front and out the front wheel on the rear it may involve jacking the car twice but better than nothing
 

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Hi Thanks for the heads up. Just picked up the Falcon space saver wheel from a local wrecker for $65. Seems to be a little bit higher than original tyres and maybe the T155/70R17 rather than 80 might be better? But have not fitted it yet so not sure. Still good to have as may be going bush in my Kona EV sometime.
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Hi Thanks for the heads up. Just picked up the Falcon space saver wheel from a local wrecker for $65. Seems to be a little bit higher than original tyres and maybe the T155/70R17 rather than 80 might be better? But have not fitted it yet so not sure. Still good to have as may be going bush in my Kona EV sometime.
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If it sits a little proud, take some air out, the car has a compressor to reinflate if/when needed.
 

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Hi Thanks for the heads up. Just picked up the Falcon space saver wheel from a local wrecker for $65. Seems to be a little bit higher than original tyres and maybe the T155/70R17 rather than 80 might be better? But have not fitted it yet so not sure. Still good to have as may be going bush in my Kona EV sometime.
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Hi Thanks for the heads up. Just picked up the Falcon space saver wheel from a local wrecker for $65. Seems to be a little bit higher than original tyres and maybe the T155/70R17 rather than 80 might be better? But have not fitted it yet so not sure. Still good to have as may be going bush in my Kona EV sometime.
Geoff
Or if you mean taller aka overall diameter, yes it's probably slightly larger than the OE tyre by a few percent, nothing that would be detrimental for a low speed ride to home or the nearesdt tyre shop.
 

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If it sits a little proud, take some air out, the car has a compressor to reinflate if/when needed.
Already done and very happy with result.
Moving on to replace original tyres now. Any experience with alternatives very welcome. Michelin Sports, Primacy or other brands?
 

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I got the wheel sizes wrong...here is corrected version...
I would like to get a spare tire for my FW drive Kona EV. Would it need to be the same diameter as my 17" tires? I saw a Kona 15" donut for sale, but it said "not for EV model". Is that just because it wouldn't fit into the well in trunk, or is there some other issue?
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I would like to get a spare tire for my FW drive Kona EV. Would it need to be the same diameter as my 18" tires? I saw a Kona 16" donut for sale, but it said "not for EV model". Is that just because it wouldn't fit into the well in trunk, or is there some other issue?
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I am in Australia and same old school and found fg falcon donut spare fits my kona ev but removed all the foam and will fit in perfect and have peace of mind.
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Hi Thanks for the heads up. Just picked up the Falcon space saver wheel from a local wrecker for $65. Seems to be a little bit higher than original tyres and maybe the T155/70R17 rather than 80 might be better? But have not fitted it yet so not sure. Still good to have as may be going bush in my Kona EV sometime.
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Hi It will fitted with same lock nuts I put it on and driving around my place in Cairns no worry.
 

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Okay, I received the Kona EV spare tire MIT from Garvey Auto. It is a small spare with Jack & tools, and it does fit in the trunk below the floor if you remove all of the reinforced syrofoam below the trunk floor.
Can you tell us what is written on the side of the disk, and the tyre? Does it read "D17" or "R17", or some smaller value?
 

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Answer is no!!!!! no spare tire will fit on Kona EV 2019,2020, because Caliper in front or rear is bigger. Do not buy will fit in trunk but not on car !!!!!
I understand your answer, i will be getting a spare. If the rear tire has a puncture you can take the front off and put on the rear, then put spare on front! alot of hassel but better than waiting for a tow
 
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