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The outside diameter of the tire is more important than the wheel size. They all have the same lug pattern, so mounting it won’t be an issue. Given its “compact”, I’m guessing that the outside tire diameter will be smaller than any of the standard tires, and therefore you’ll need to treat it like a doughnut spare - limit your speed and only use it to get to a place where you can have the real tire serviced. Sounds like a good question for CS though.
 

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Come on, its a $75K vehicle. Would have been nice if they threw in a $600 spare, especially considering its an "adventure" vehicle.

And $60 for the air compressor accessories? Don't nickel and dime us Rivian. If they charge for a second key FOB I might have to cancel my reservation.
Do offroad people use spare tires? Wouldn't they bring tubes or patch kits?

I'm sure the air compressor accessories will be coming to your favorite online store at a discount. Good thing we have free markets.
 

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Most will bring a patch kit but patches can't fix every problem and if you only have 3 tires you aren't going anywhere. In certain areas or on certain adventures that spare can literally save your life.
Thanks. Then, do offroaders bring a full size spare or are they likely to bring donut. Assuming full size spare but I don't know. Also assuming "compact spare tire" = $600 donut, which I wouldn't want anyway.
 

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Always full size. A donut is not going to get you anywhere safely offroad. It'd be better than nothing but most likely it will just get damaged or be unable to give you the traction you need to safely get out. For me any offroad adventure makes a full size spare mandatory, and it needs to have the same AT/MT tire as the others.
 

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Yep I have full size spare that matches the set + hi-lift + slew of tools to give the best chances of getting back home in case something breaks/punctures. I'll be buying a 5th wheel and tire for the R1S for sure
 

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Do offroad people use spare tires? Wouldn't they bring tubes or patch kits?

I'm sure the air compressor accessories will be coming to your favorite online store at a discount. Good thing we have free markets.
Speaking as someone who has done some off-roading over the years the answer to your question is most definitely YES!!! A fullsize spare is something you want if you're doing any off-roading. I have taken our Range Rover Sport off-road and got a flat about 9 miles in where we were camping for the night and was kind of taken aback to find that it comes with a compact spare. Of course I used it and drove 100+ miles back home on it too because I could not find a place that had the right size tire in the nearest town. We took the truck to Land Rover the next day and had them put a new tire on it (these tires are not cheap either).

The puncture was caused by running over a small bush. My buddy with the Ford F250 4x4 did the same thing once and also got a flat. Sticks will go right through a tire so you want to steer clear of desert bushes.

You can see the donut on the left front of my Range Rover in the pic below.

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Think i will purchase a spare wheel and tire after market and store it at home for the R1S. Getting exactly a matching tire to the OEM tires may be a challenge in 2022. Will need to put it on a receiver mounted carrier to go on long trips. All that will be less than $ 600. Have jacks and lug wrenches already, they can go in frunk with other emergency gear.
 

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A full-size spare will NOT fit inside the R1S.

The aftermarket options for 20" wheels for the R1T/R1S are very limited and very expensive at this time. You might want to check out the options first before you make this decision.
 
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