Originally Posted by GregW / Oregon
Hmmm, my '08 has no such threaded hole. Can you provide a photo? Anyhow, unless you have the rear seats down, there really isn't anywhere for the spare to go in an accident, so I wouldn't be too concerned about it. And in normal driving, it pretty much stays put with the grip of the rubber against the mat.
It's gold, and halfway between the repair kit and the trunk opening. I'll snap a picture when I get a chance.