Can I use puncture-resistant tyres on my Honda?

My car has no spare, nor room for one due the batteries, and I am reluctant to solely rely on the Tyre Slime to get me home.

I have been looking to fit Pirelli All-Season XL Seal Inside tyres, however they are around £180 fitted each. Is this a sensible choice for my AWD Hybrid Honda CR-V?

Asked on 11 October 2023 by Ian

Answered by David Ross
The tyres you suggest would suit your Honda well, as they are an XL reinforced tyre ideal for SUVs and would give an increased resistance to punctures. However, it is important to note that it is still possible for these tyres to be punctured and to deflate - Pirelli's own information suggests they are capable with dealing of 85% of possible pressure losses - so it would be worth ensuring you have a back-up plan, whether that is a tyre inflation kit or breakdown cover.
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