The Correct Tire Pressure Is...

Thursday, August 19, 2010 by Ethan Burns
I Cadillac SRX Tire Placardam often asked what tire pressures should be for a particular Pirelli tire or a particular Goodyear tire, etc. The answer is, whatever the automaker designates as the correct pressure.

When a tire maker builds a tire of a certain size (i.e. 235/60R18) the tire could be installed on a number of different vehicles. But the automaker knows just how heavy a car is and the front-to-rear balance of that weight. This is why some cars utilize slightly higher pressure in the front or rear tires.

Automakers put their recommended tire pressure on the tire placard usually located on the driver's door jamb.

Comments on The Correct Tire Pressure Is...

Tuesday, August 9, 2011 by David:
tire pressure for a 2006 Mercedes Benz SLK 280 original equipment tires
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 by Joe:
I have aftermarket 235/35 19 in tires on my 2001 acura CL. What is the correct tire pressure for thisapplication. They are Goodyear Eagle GTs the max is 50 psi.
Tuesday, February 7, 2012 by Dan:
After market Ford F-150 conversion truck with 325/60R/20 BF Goodrich tires. Max pressure on tire is 65 psi. Recommended pressure is ???????
Saturday, April 21, 2012 by David Waymire:
bf goodrich ta trail tour p-255-65-16 i have them on my 2005 dodge dakata quade cab, would appreciate knowing right air pressure ! Thank you

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