How fast can you drive on a donut tire?


Manufacturers suggest that donut tires, or compact spares, be driven no faster than 50 miles per hour. In addition, they recommend these tires only be used for short trips and a total distance of 50 miles.

A spare should be replaced with a full-size tire as soon as possible because it affects the safety of the vehicle. Their smaller size and narrower width diminish the vehicles' braking systems, traction control and ability to corner. And, unlike a full-size tire, a compact spare has fewer plies, or layers of polyester and steel, to make it strong. Thus, it is not as resistant to wear or punctures and should not be patched if it blows out.

Q&A Related to "How fast can you drive on a donut tire?"
You shouldn't go faster than 50mph on donut tires because they can fail at
Not Professional Advice: It may vary, but most "donut" tires have maximum speed of around 50 mph. report this answer. Updated on Thursday, February 02 2012 at 03:16AM EST.
Maybe 1-40 I would not go over 40 because the tire is unstable.
Driving on a donut isn't dangerous in itself. It depends on speed you drive, the size compared to your normal tire(my donut is about the same size as my regular tires, so not lopsided
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