Car: 2016 1.8 Sport Orchid White
Join Date: 12th May 2013
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My last car was a Jazz and I bought a full size alloy wheel which fitted under the floor .Within 6 weeks I had an incident where I caught the kerb while avoiding an emergency vehicle and ripped a hole in the sidewall of the front tyre. Was I glad I had a spare wheel as obviously the repair kit wouldn't work in this situation. The car I had before the Jazz I had for 10 years and never used the spare, I also never used the spare again with the Jazz in the 3 years I kept it.
So when I bought my Civic 8 weeks ago I negotiated a space saver as part of the deal, and wouldn't be without a spare wheel.
I believe a full size wheel won't fit under the floor in a Civic.
I think you will find that you need a 16" spacesaver, and you will find the overall diameter is the same as your wheels- the tyre is a higher profile, so the car won't be leaning over.
There is a 50mph limit with the spacesaver, so it's only a temporary measure.
I have been told that if you use the repair foam to repair your puncture, some tyre places can't or won't repair the puncture so it means a new tyre.
I hope this helps, but I haven't got a Tourer so you may need to check on the spacesaver size.