Last spring I think? Was out in the middle of nowhere and had to change it myself too. Was only a couple years prior my wife got one as well.When was the last time you had a flat? For me, it's been at least a decade, maybe two.
Old school I would run tires until they had radials showing. Then, you betcha you’d see some flats.I wasn't counting offroading. So I should have specified road trips, like the previous post suggested. I have damaged lots of tires off road. I wouldn't bother with a spare or run flats on roads.
I have had tons of flats. I have been able to plug all of them with one being in questionable distance to sidewall. I have however had two Blowouts in less than 12 months. Having a full size spare specially in a truck that I could be towing with is a big deal to me. I don’t care about The cost of it in range. I can‘t fully enjoy taking a day trip with my sport car because it has no spare. I totally get people who have not gone over the edge and enjoy living on it. I am Just not one of them.When was the last time you had a flat? For me, it's been at least a decade, maybe two.
Not fully enjoying means I can enjoy it around 97%; 1% deduction for lack of spare, 1% lack of ground clearance and 1% lack of storage but you will be surprised what 97% can do The question is if that 3% is worth a $70K Rivian or 2% for a $50K CT.Sheesh, I get not wanting to live on the edge, but that's quite the extreme on being conservatively fearful.