Q: What tire size should I use and what inflation pressure should I set them at?

asked by on

What tire size should I use and what inflation pressure should I set them at?

Your tires provide you with traction, stability and performance on the road. Of course, they wear out over time and you’ll need to replace them eventually. It’s very important that you replace them with the right size tires, and that you know what those tires should be inflated to. Here’s a quick introduction:

Tire Size: Depending on the trim level of your vehicle, you could need one of three potential tire sizes:

  • P215/70R16 99H

  • P225/65/R17 101H

  • P235/55R18 99H

For all tire sizes, the recommended inflation pressure is:

  • Front Tires: 32 PSI

  • Rear Tires: 32 PSI

  • Full Size Spare: 32 PSI

Tip

Always replace tires in sets (either two or four at a time, although four is recommended).

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. What tire size should I use and what inflation pressure should I set them at?

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: Stripped lug nut/unable to change tire

Hello, thank you for writing in. Locking lug nuts would cause every wheel to require a special socket in order to remove the tire. These are often aftermarket, but if you have a set on the car, this may have...

Q: ABS light is on...1999 toyota camry

It sounds like you may have an issue with the ABS control module or the wheel sensors on your vehicle. The ABS control module controls the activation of the ABS system based upon inputs from the ABS wheel sensors. When...

Q: What should I know about driving on hills?

While there is no replacement for awareness when driving, there are a couple things you can do when you’re about to go up a hill: Shift to a low gear and stay at a slow speed while going up...

Related articles

How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...