Donut size spare for Prius prime

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  1. Bluebells2

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    What is the Donut size spare for Prius prime. I see the real size in the owners manual but don’t see a donut size correlation . After having a vehicle tag screw in my tire before I even drove off the lot of getting the car I want to make sure I get a doughnut. Therefore looking for the size to buy for the doughnut for the Prius prime I know that the car doesn’t come with that item I found that out the first day owned it. Want to buy a donut so I’m safe .
     
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    Will the spare tire from my Prius V Donut Yokohama factory-issued spare, that came with the car fit the Prius prime. Tires on both the Prius are P195/65R15. This donut size for the V is T135-80-D16 101M. The Prime does not give a donut size equivalent and Toyota has no part for it.
     
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    Unfortunately your Prius v donut wheel Won't work because the bolt pattern is to big at 5x114.

    The 135/80-16 tire size is the correct diameter at ~24.8", you would just need the correct 16x4" 5x100 steel wheel to make it work.

    Search Ebay, I'm seeing alot of new/used Toyota donuts for sale in the ~$75 to ~$99 shipped price range. Here's a cheap example for you, you'd Need to message the seller because they're not showing the tire size which needs to be a 135/80-16.

    WHEEL TPMS 16X4 SPARE FITS 03-17 COROLLA 1009922 | eBay

    Here's another, this one is a 135/80-16 on a 5x100 wheel; $75 shipped but "Make Offer" & get it for less.
    2011 TOYOTA PRIUS SPARE WHEEL TIRE T135 80 D16 DUNLOP OEM 10 11 12 13 14 15 | eBay

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    There’s no room on the Prime to store that spare tire unless you want to use that trunk space.
     
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    Based on a call to my local Toyota dealer for fit confirmation, I ordered the Toyota (17x4") "wheel Disc" 4261147631 then searched for a matching donut tire. Pickens for the tire were slim but I found the T125/70D-17 YOKOHAMA Y870C SL tire on Tire Rack. Brought the rim/tire to my local repair guy today for mounting and crossed my fingers for a fit. Just got it back, fit perfect he said. I am very pleased to now have a spare and very upset with Toyota for not at least offering a spare as an option. I might be an old schooler (driving a PMT, 2018 PRIME DONUT RIM & TIRE.JPG 2018 PRIME DONUT RIM & TIRE.JPG Poor Man's Tesla) but I am not driving a car without a spare tire, the goop repair option is laughable. Will likely keep it behind the passenger seat as suggested somewhere in these threads. Thanks to everyone out there who posted about this! 2018 PRIME DONUT RIM & TIRE.JPG .
     
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    I don't know how much space you can save by having a donut spare in PRIME's cargo. You will be limited 50 miles at 50 mph max with a donut on it. I bought a full size wheel and put one of good tire when I had to replace a pair of tire when one was not fixable. You can get aftermarket full size steel wheel for about $50~70. I don't carry it in the car all the time, but I have it stored in my garage in case I need it.
     
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    That's not onerous. A flat is a once in a blue moon event, and the temp spare's design purpose is just to get you out of harm's way, to some place where you can repair/replace the regular tire. It's a pretty good trade-off.

    i appreciate the values of a full-size spare too, say if you're on a road trip, but a temp spare is pretty good.
     
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    Yeah, I totally understand usefulness of a compact spare tire for most cars if there is a space saver location you can store it in the car all the time. The problem is that Prime has no such space. Whither you have a donut spare or full size spare, you are going to have to sacrifice already limited cargo space and come up with some inventful idea to securely store it. The size difference between full size and donut for this case is minimal, but having a full size tire is much more useful IMO.
     
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