*What is a “B Stock” spare tire?
When we have a wheel that suffers minor scratches or has blemishes, we will offer these as our “B Stock” spare tires and spare tire kits with a $20 discount. Take advantage of this opportunity to save. In spite of the imperfections in the wheel finish, all other components (tire, jack, tools, etc) are not “B Stock” items and the spare tire kits will have the same fitment guarantee as any kit offered by Modern Spare.
The condition of these wheels will vary with some having more noticeable blemishes than others. We are unable to provide specific details of each wheel but you can be assured there is nothing with our B stock options that affect functionality.
The Right Spare Tire Kit Engineered Specifically For Your 2017-2023 (BR213) Mercedes E-Class including 4-Matic Models.
We guarantee the Modern Spare Spare Tire kits to be the highest quality and best choice for your Mercedes E-Class. Here is why:
Like many cars, Mercedes now equip models with “run-flat” type tires. As a spare tire alternative, many E-Class owners find run-flat tires to have a poor ride and handling quality. More importantly, they are very expensive to replace. Though run-flats perform their intended function in getting you to a repair shop without air pressure, these tires are seldom repairable. They often require replacement used for any significant distance. The Modern Spare solution allows you to replace your run-flat tires with more affordable and better-performing conventional tires and still enjoy peace of mind as you travel. Modern Spare provides a real spare tire solution designed from the ground up for your E-Class.
To make your Modern Spare Kit incredibly simple to use, we designed an aluminum alloy wheel that is significantly lighter and more capable than a conventional steel counterpart. As a result, our spare wheel/tire combination is easier to handle. The low weight improves your Mercedes E-Class performance and fuel economy when compared to a heavier full-sized spare. Also, to maintain excellent standards of quality, our alloy wheel meets or exceeds all the latest DOT highway safety standards.
In addition, each spare wheel is equipped with a durable space-saving tire with a DOT “M” speed rating indicating the tire is tested for a constant speed of 81mph. While it is wise to limit your speed to 50mph as some tire manufacturers state, we have chosen these “M” speed-rated tires knowing the tire’s strength and capability exceed that of normal use. This ensures that the tire is durable and well-built.
This, along with having the proper overall rolling diameter for your vehicle, will allow you to travel the needed distance to a repair shop you trust with your vehicle.
To make our Spare Tire Kit better for your Mercedes, we considered the frustrations that come with typical spare tire tools. As an example, most scissor jacks are difficult to use and do not provide the needed leverage to lift your car easily. We solved this problem by developing a custom low-profile scissor jack with a unique ratcheting handle mechanism. This handle provides the required leverage to easily lift your car and lower it safely. We have carefully designed our jack to lift your car properly at the designated lift points.
If you find a stubborn or overtightened lug nut, our Modern Spare telescoping lug wrench provides nearly two feet of leverage. You’ll be able to easily remove and retighten your lug nuts to quickly get back on the road.
And something worth noting, modern vehicles have very specific lift points for proper jack placement. More importantly, your vehicle requires a specific jack type to properly lift the car. In other words, the type of head on the jack is critically important for proper use, whereas a typical generic or universal jack will simply not do. We design our scissor jacks in-house and specific to each make and model we support.
As a forethought, we included a full-size, thick plastic tire bag. Transporting a full-size flat tire and wheel can be messy. Therefore, placing the large plastic tire bag over the failed tire will help protect your car’s interior.
By now, you’re aware that your E-Class is missing a spare tire. Mercedes, like many carmakers, are not providing this important lifesaver. Modern Spare wants to be the best manufacturer and provider of complete spare tire kits hands-down. We have approached our Modern Spare designs from every angle. This ensures that our customers have the best user experience possible with the best product possible.
*The overall diameter of our spare tire and wheel combination is sized to be right and correct for your vehicle’s drivetrain. This is a critical design feature for proper function and use. As such, if your vehicle has an existing spare tire storage space, the spare may not fit in that space. Please consider our carrying case option as a convenient alternative.
Please reach out to any of our helpful staff for questions and assistance.
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