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Has anyone considered getting a spare tire to keep in the underfloor area of the ID4?
 

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There's not much space there - certainly not enough for a spare.
 

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With both the front and rear tires being different sizes, it wouldn't make sense to carry a single spare
Although the tires are different widths, the radius is mostly the same. The same donut would work for any corner. modernspare.com sells spare tire kits for Teslas and many other brands, hopefully, they will add the ID.4 to their mix.
 

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I am looking into using an old 18" wheel I have around with the same offset and hopefully the same bolt circle. Am thinking about putting a 235/60R18 on it for very close to the same height (-0.7%) as the 20's. It would fit the front without clearance issues and I would not be worried about running it on the rear with the narrower width. Would probably only take it on longer trips out of town. I never liked the donut spares and really hate the trend of no spare. The can of sealant doesn't give me any confidence as almost every flat I have had has destroyed the tire in the process.
 

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Considering how heavy the car is, how feasible is it to change your own tire? Do you need a more substantial jack? Obviously you would change it if you didn’t have cell reception to call roadside service.
 

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Considering how heavy the car is, how feasible is it to change your own tire? Do you need a more substantial jack? Obviously you would change it if you didn’t have cell reception to call roadside service.
The Phaeton is about 600 pounds heavier (5200lbs) than the ID.4 and this is the jack that comes with it. I have jacked that car up many many times with it and it works fine for getting it in the air.....but not the most stable or confidence building device once the car is in the air! Any good jack will do it, just have to make sure to use the right lift points. When I get it the ID.4 will be the lightest vehicle I own!

And if the tire is destroyed, all roadside service is going to do is call a tow truck. Based on the times I have had to do that it is a multi-hour wait, while changing the tire is 15 minutes and on the way.

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Here is that jack in action in front of the floor jack, it is the screw jack with the crank handle. (I have to use the stock jack as there is not a good place for the floor jack to get under at the rear and still get a jack stand in there) Very simple mechanism that lifts each corner easily.

You can see I take it serious when I have climb under a car 😂 And the Phaeton does not enjoy being lifted!
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Has anyone considered getting a spare tire to keep in the underfloor area of the ID4?
When was the last time you had a flat tire?
In the last 8 cars, since 1979, in my household, we haven't had a flat tire (knock on wood). My wife's current car has a can of tire sealant and an air pump.
Shifting topics, I wonder if the AWD ID.4s will have different size tires?
 

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I have not owned a vehicle with a spare tire since 2009. Several of those vehicles have come with run-flat tires, but I've very quickly swapped them for regular tires as I loathe run-flat tires. Instead, I've carried a small and affordable Slime flat tire kit in the trunk/hatch of each car. I drive around of 15,000 miles a year on my primary car, and generally another 5,000-7,000 miles a year (or more; did a 4,500 mile road trip in summer 2018) on my weekend toy. My husband does about 12,000 miles a year on his car. Despite about 34,000 miles a year between us, neither of us has had a flat tire in all that time. Lucky? Perhaps. We do both do our due diligence to avoid potholes and such, so maybe that helps. We also keep roadside assistance active, whether that's through the vehicle manufacturer or something like AAA. Anyway, my point is, having some sort of active roadside assistance and an affordable flat tire kit in the trunk (that you know how to use!) is probably better than carrying a spare. My $.02.
 

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The Phaeton is about 600 pounds heavier (5200lbs) than the ID.4 and this is the jack that comes with it. I have jacked that car up many many times with it and it works fine for getting it in the air.....but not the most stable or confidence building device once the car is in the air! Any good jack will do it, just have to make sure to use the right lift points. When I get it the ID.4 will be the lightest vehicle I own!
Thanks for the idea, I just ordered a used Touareg jack on ebay for $40 shipped. Even if I don't end up carrying a spare and just use a plug kit, etc, at least I will be able to get a corner up in the air to remove and reinstall the wheel. 🔧

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The underside has classic VW pinch weld jacking points, which I was a little disappointed to see compared to my old 2018 A3 e-tron's dedicated rubber cylindrical jacking spots on each corner.
 

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My ID.4 FE came with a pump/sealant kit in its own black vinyl case. It was in the aft compartment along with the 120VAC cable [also in its own bag] and a foam cutout containing a few typical lug/jack tools. Did I get something(s) I wasn't supposed to get?

But I'll be relying on my long time, very rarely used, AAA membership anyway.

I have not owned a vehicle with a spare tire since 2009. Several of those vehicles have come with run-flat tires, but I've very quickly swapped them for regular tires as I loathe run-flat tires. Instead, I've carried a small and affordable Slime flat tire kit in the trunk/hatch of each car. I drive around of 15,000 miles a year on my primary car, and generally another 5,000-7,000 miles a year (or more; did a 4,500 mile road trip in summer 2018) on my weekend toy. My husband does about 12,000 miles a year on his car. Despite about 34,000 miles a year between us, neither of us has had a flat tire in all that time. Lucky? Perhaps. We do both do our due diligence to avoid potholes and such, so maybe that helps. We also keep roadside assistance active, whether that's through the vehicle manufacturer or something like AAA. Anyway, my point is, having some sort of active roadside assistance and an affordable flat tire kit in the trunk (that you know how to use!) is probably better than carrying a spare. My $.02.
 

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My ID.4 FE came with a pump/sealant kit in its own black vinyl case. It was in the aft compartment along with the 120VAC cable [also in its own bag] and a foam cutout containing a few typical lug/jack tools. Did I get something(s) I wasn't supposed to get?

But I'll be relying on my long time, very rarely used, AAA membership anyway.
I got that too.
 

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@BlueDH thanks for checking on the sticker.

Another question - you mention the wheel lock adapter - I have been wondering if wheel locks are coming already on the ID.4 FEs - it sounds like yours came with them?
 
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