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Do Tesla have run flat tires?
Your Tesla will not come with a spare tire/tyre, nor does it come with run flat tires/tyres, so if you get a puncture you are potentially stuck. Tesla offer a service where they will tow you up to 50 miles and possibly bring you a replacement wheel if you’re near a service centre, but this has a couple of problems.
Are Tesla Model 3 tires run flat?
It’s not run flat.
What kind of tires do Teslas use?
The Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus (SR+) comes with Michelin Primacy MXM4 tires that have a treadwear rating of 500, a traction rating of A, and a temperature rating of A (500AA). You should get around 40,000 miles out of those tires, with a cost on Simpletire of $276.
Do Teslas use special tires?
Hmm Tesla doesn’t make its own “special” tires and many of today’s cars have run-flat tires. Even though this particular tire could be on a myriad of vehicles, being that it’s on a Tesla, the shop won’t service it.
What to do if Tesla gets a flat?
If your tire is damaged and your vehicle becomes inoperable, you can request roadside assistance immediately from the bottom of your Tesla app home screen. In some regions, our trained roadside providers carry a limited number of loaner wheels to quickly exchange for a damaged wheel or tire.
How often should I rotate my Tesla tires?
Tesla recommends rotating your tires every 6,250 miles or if tread depth difference is 2/32 in or greater, whichever comes first. Aggressive driving can lead to premature tire wear and may require more frequent tire service. Unbalanced and misaligned wheels affect handling, tire life and steering components.
Are Tesla 3 tires different?
Confirm the fronts and backs are either the same or slightly different, most Tesla tyres/wheels have the same size on the front and back (known as a straight setup) but others have staggered setups (larger wheels/tyres on the rear).
What are Tesla tires made out of?
Tesla owner cuts open Model X tire to reveal acoustic foam used for noise reduction. A video uploaded on YouTube showcases Tesla’s use foam-lined tires to ensure that its vehicles are as silent as they can be on the road.