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I searched High and Low. An 18x4 alloy compact spare fits our front brakes. It was difficult to find as Hyundai or Kia couldn't reference which models had this spare. I found mine in a 2013 Hyundai Genesis sedan in a junkyard for $70. Fit is tight under the hatch, but it won't move. I had a scissor jack and breaker bar with a 21mm socket I threw in.
 

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I know this spare can be found in older Genesis coupes with Brembo brakes. Usually R Spec and Ultimate models. Also found it in the new Stinger GT, Pallisade/Tulluride, G70/80. If I had a comprehensive list, my search would have been vastly easier. These things are $300+ new and $150+ used on ebay. A junkyard is your best bet.
 

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I think the kit only comes with a 16" tire. That will not fit the PP VN. We need at least an 18" rim to fit over the front brakes. Trust me, I've been through this already. lol....

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I think the kit only comes with a 16" tire. That will not fit the PP VN. We need at least an 18" rim to fit over the front brakes. Trust me, I've been through this already. lol....

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There is no 2019 Model spec'd for a 16" wheel, they either have an 18" or 17", Someone would have to call and confirm but this wheel kit looks identical to the 18"x4" kit that comes with the other KIA/Hyundai range. It likely is the right side for any non PP N, or an N running the suggested winter wheel size.
 

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A 18" compact spare is available for the 2019 & 20> and will do just fine, to get you to a tire repair shop. There are no 16" compact spares available for the Veloster.

I searched High and Low. An 18x4 alloy compact spare fits our front brakes. It was difficult to find as Hyundai or Kia couldn't reference which models had this spare. I found mine in a 2013 Hyundai Genesis sedan in a junkyard for $70. Fit is tight under the hatch, but it won't move. I had a scissor jack and breaker bar with a 21mm socket I threw in.
Turn it upside down. This gives you room for a jack and tools inside the wheel.
 

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Ford Mustang has the same bolt pattern, 5x114.3mm/4.5" would its 18.5" spare work? Asking because I already have one XD and they can be had for $170 or so new on eBay if you wait for a 10-15% off coupon.
 

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The bolt pattern will fit, you just have to worry about the offset. Just give it a try. Can't hurt anything. Good luck. Let us know if it works if you try it.

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I just can't see anyone running without a spare. I know the 17x4 fits non PP cars. I went with the 18x4 for good measure. I also can't see paying over $100 for a donut.

I think a slavage yard is your best bet for a great price. It would be nice to have a comprehensive list of what models throughout the KIA/Hyundai kingdom carry the 18x4 so searching is easier.
 

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I haven't checked, yet, but the Mustang S550 has 35-52.5mm offset, and that fitment industries site uses 35-53mm offset, so I'm pretty confident it'll work. Obviously I'll have to check it on the car before I trust it for real >_> looking like the center bore of the N is 67.1mm compared to 70.5mm, and the thread sizes on the studs are M12x1.5 vs M14x1.5, Veloster N to Mustang, respectively.

But then I dig a little more. The center bore and different thread width on the studs make me think the Mustang spare won't fit snugly despite the same lug pattern. Alas, I was hoping I already had something I could use, because I hate driving around with those silly compressors.
 

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Actually, a good compressor and a plug kit will take care of 97% of the flat tire problems. Takes up less space and will even repair the sidewall if you have to, for a trip to tire store.
 

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Red,

That's exactly what I did. :)

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where the **** were you both on that response before? XD

**edit** I am not editing H E L L out of that. screw this "naughty word" filter XD
 

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No problem

I haven't checked, yet, but the Mustang S550 has 35-52.5mm offset, and that fitment industries site uses 35-53mm offset, so I'm pretty confident it'll work. Obviously I'll have to check it on the car before I trust it for real >_> looking like the center bore of the N is 67.1mm compared to 70.5mm, and the thread sizes on the studs are M12x1.5 vs M14x1.5, Veloster N to Mustang, respectively.

But then I dig a little more. The center bore and different thread width on the studs make me think the Mustang spare won't fit snugly despite the same lug pattern. Alas, I was hoping I already had something I could use, because I hate driving around with those silly compressors.
So long as the center bore of the Mustang wheel is larger you can solve that issue with an adapter ring.
The conical seat on the lug nuts is designed to center the studs in the holes, just make sure to tighten in stages in a star pattern.
Just seems that if you already have it be a shame not to use it and save some moolah.
 

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I see you guys have never blown a tire to shreads. A simple puncture, I hope, is all you guys ever encounter.
 

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I see you guys have never blown a tire to shreads. A simple puncture, I hope, is all you guys ever encounter.
I'm not saying you shouldn't get a spare tire. I actually think it's a good idea. I was just trying to find a way to save weight, that's why I went with just tire plugs, reamer, and compressor. I did however purchase a scissor jack to make it a little easier in case the tire needs to come off to fix it. Believe me, I am glad for the info. Now I know what to get in case I ever want one.

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I'm not saying you shouldn't get a spare tire. I actually think it's a good idea. I was just trying to find a way to save weight, that's why I went with just tire plugs, reamer, and compressor. I did however purchase a scissor jack to make it a little easier in case the tire needs to come off to fix it. Believe me, I am glad for the info. Now I know what to get in case I ever want one.

Br,

-Mike
Absolutely my man. Nobody has to justify their decisions to me. If I had towing on my insurance or AAA I'd be more apt to leave it be. I simply don't have those things and the thought of my wife broken down at the mercy of others isn't something I can justify in my own head. She has changed 3 tires in 3 years. Bad luck. I left work each time and she had it taken care of as I arrived. I don't like the idea of my car being towed or on the side of the road so a spare was my first mod. Weight addition..lol
 

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Nope, I sure haven't. Been driving for a looong time.:grin: This is why Hyundai and my insurance company have a towing service.

A catastrophic de-inflation, happens once in a blue moon, if at all. Generally, this means it happened at a very high rate of speed. Has a significant hole or tear in the tire and the driver wasn't able to slow down quick enough to eliminate shedding of the tire. Plus, you will have damaged more than the tire.:smile:

I don't make it a point to drive around on streets,at high rates of speed, as this is what the track is for. Won't need a spare there, just a tow truck.:wink:
 

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I've thought about this situation, and it could happen to anyone...it's happened to me twice, but I'm older than dirt!
I patronize AAA plus, and have had it since 1982. The only thing that totally stinks about AAA, is that one will typically have to wait on average for 45 minutes to an hour before they arrive at the scene, and they may have to use a "roll-back" to bring your car home.
 
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