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I got a flat tire on my Model S' rear right tire the other day. What do you do without a spare tire and how much does it cost to replace a tire in a Tesla Model S?
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Shopping for tires? Well, even if you aren’t, I think you should keep this link. Reddit user twinbee has created this really useful table of tires from each tire category using the Tirerack.com. Great resource for Model 3 owners!
Read more: RedditFrom issue #73
After two years of owning a Model S, this owner has spent more money per mile on tires than on electricity. These are his calculations:
- Tires: $1300/40k mi = 3.25 cents/mi
- Electricity: $0.07/kWh * 1 kWh/3 mi = 2.3 cents/mi
As one of the comments mentioned when he or she complained about the cost of replacing the performance tires… «you gotta pay to play.
Read more: RedditFrom issue #67
Paul Braren has done extensive research to compare the OE Michelin Primacy MXM4 Acoustic and the CrossClimate+ tires and has reached to the conclusion that the CrossClimate+ might factor in a ~10% range loss. They’re better in snow & rain, protect rims, cost less, but reduce range. Thank you for sharing!
Read more: TwitterFrom issue #100
EThis user’s Model 3 tires were down to 3/32” after 18k miles, in other words, it was time for him to get new tires. It turns out that the Michelin Primacy MXM4s that come standard with the car have a mileage warranty. He was able to save $400 by using NTB.
Read more: RedditFrom issue #82