Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: How much air pressure should be in the tires?

asked by on

How much air pressure should be in the tires?

The right tire pressure is crucial for a lot of things, including fuel economy, handling, preventing premature tire wear and more. The key to keeping your tires aired up properly is to know how much they should have. Here’s what you need to know:

  • If you drive a V6, you should have 32 PSI in the front and rear.

  • If you drive an LX, an LX-P or an SE, you should have 30 PSI in the front and rear.

  • If you drive an EX or EX-L, you should have 32 PSI in the front and rear.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: How do you add coolant?

It’s important that your Accord has the right amount of coolant in it – if it’s low, you risk overheating the engine. If you’ve checked the level of coolant in your reservoir and it’s low, it can be topped off...

Q: My car shakes when it gets up to about 60 miles per hour feel like the tire is going to fall off

This may be caused by a variety of possibilities, however, I would start with checking tire pressure in all the tires checking to be sure the lug nuts on every wheel are tight and checking for any bubbles or warped...

Q: How do you adjust the vents?

Adjusting the air vents in your car lets you fix the flow of hot, cold or fresh air where you want it most. It’s also very simple. Here’s how: Front Right and Left: Move the vent slide left or...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...