what about blowouts and no spare?

Asked by Jan 25, 2012 at 06:49 PM about the 2012 Volvo S60 T6 AWD

Question type: General

what happens if you have a blowout and no spare at 1:00 AM Sunday morning? if you call their emergency service what can they do but tow you to the nearest volvo dealer who would be closed. i drive alot on weekends and evenings so i'd be in trouble. i'd rather have a donut spare than the stupid inflation kit.

i need the space in that small trunk already so putting a tire in there would not be practical. Do you have any ideas, comments, or experiences you can share please.

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A) get run-flat tires B)AA Membership

my husband has just spent three hours on the New Jersey turnpike because he had a blowout and no spare on his Volve - DON"T BUY A CAR WITH NO SPARE - and - if you want to purchase one - they cost a fortune and needs to sit in your trunk. This is really an outrage. I've owned nothing but Volvos for over 30 years but I'm DONE - my husband wanted to take my XC60 and give me the new sedan and as soon as I heard it had no spare I told him to keep it. As it stands - China now owns Volvo so I won't be purchasing another one - and I will NEVER purchase a care with no spare. It's just foolish and a way for the companies to save money.

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