1987 Volkswagen Fox Recommended Tire Pressure

Recommended tire inflation pressures for 1987 Volkswagen Fox tires to improve fuel efficiency, extend tire life and drive safely.

Recommended tire pressure for 1987 Volkswagen Fox ranges around 24 psi for front tires and 26 to 28 psi for rear tires. Select your trim to see original equipment tire sizes and recommended tire inflation pressures.

1987 Volkswagen Fox Base Model Tire Pressure

Recommended tire pressure for 1987 Volkswagen Fox Base Model tires (1 original equipment tire size set).

Front and Rear Tire Size 155R13
Recommended Front Tire Pressure 24 psi (1.7 bar or 165 kPa)
Recommended Rear Tire Pressure 26 psi (1.8 bar or 179 kPa)
Tire Size Type Metric-Short
Tire Load Index
Tire Load Capacity
Tire Speed Rating S
Maximum Tire Speed 112 mph (180 km/h)
Tire Load Range SL (Standard Load)
Maximum Load Tire Pressure 36 psi

1987 Volkswagen Fox GL Sedan Tire Pressure

Recommended tire pressure for 1987 Volkswagen Fox GL Sedan tires (1 original equipment tire size set).

Front and Rear Tire Size 175/70R13
Recommended Front Tire Pressure 24 psi (1.7 bar or 165 kPa)
Recommended Rear Tire Pressure 26 psi (1.8 bar or 179 kPa)
Tire Size Type Metric
Tire Load Index
Tire Load Capacity
Tire Speed Rating S
Maximum Tire Speed 112 mph (180 km/h)
Tire Load Range SL (Standard Load)
Maximum Load Tire Pressure 36 psi

1987 Volkswagen Fox GL Wagon Tire Pressure

Recommended tire pressure for 1987 Volkswagen Fox GL Wagon tires (1 original equipment tire size set).

Front and Rear Tire Size 175/70R13
Recommended Front Tire Pressure 24 psi (1.7 bar or 165 kPa)
Recommended Rear Tire Pressure 28 psi (1.9 bar or 193 kPa)
Tire Size Type Metric
Tire Load Index
Tire Load Capacity
Tire Speed Rating S
Maximum Tire Speed 112 mph (180 km/h)
Tire Load Range SL (Standard Load)
Maximum Load Tire Pressure 36 psi

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It is vital to maintain proper tire inflation pressures for 1987 Volkswagen Fox tires. Low tire pressure will result in tire underinflation while high tire pressure will result in tire overinflation, which can decrease fuel efficiency, lead to uneven tire tread wear and reduce tire life, compromise tire safety and cause tire blowout. Check 1987 Volkswagen Fox tire pressure regularly, and monitor 1987 Volkswagen Fox tire inflation pressures to avoid driving with overinflated or underinflated tires.

Tire inflation listed on tire sidewall is the maximum air pressure the tire can hold to carry its maximum load, and not the recommended tire pressure for 1987 Volkswagen Fox. Use 1987 Volkswagen Fox recommended tire pressure settings listed on the tire pressure chart found in 1987 Volkswagen Fox owner's manual, on a tire placard on driver's door or door jam, inner trunk lid, in the console or on the fuel door. Recommended tire pressure for your 1987 Volkswagen Fox tire sizes will be listed in one of the following pressure units: psi (pounds per square inch), bar or kPa (kiloPascals). Pay attention as your 1987 Volkswagen Fox may have different recommended tire inflation pressures for front and rear tires, especially if equipped with staggered tires. Keep your 1987 Volkswagen Fox tires inflated at recommended tire inflation pressures at all times for your driving comfort and safety.

If you replace 1987 Volkswagen Fox original equipment tires or switch to plus size tires, make sure to follow guidelines for the application of load and inflation tables to find proper tire pressure for your new 1987 Volkswagen Fox tires. 1987 Volkswagen Fox tires with the same load index, regardless of tire size, may carry the same load, but may require substantially different inflation pressures. Tire load index may not be used independently to determine replacement tire acceptability for load capacity. An equal or greater load index does not always correspond to equal or greater load capacity at all inflation pressure settings. 1987 Volkswagen Fox replacement tires must have equal or greater speed rating compared to the original equipment tires if your 1987 Volkswagen Fox speed capability is to be maintained. It is recommended that tire installers refer to the 1987 Volkswagen Fox owner’s manual to identify any tire speed rating restriction or recommendation that could affect the operation of the vehicle. If your 1987 Volkswagen Fox replacement tires have a lower speed rating than the original equipment tires, your vehicle’s speed must be restricted to that of the replacement tires. Original equipment tires that come on your 1987 Volkswagen Fox will have the proper tire load index, so use same or higher load index when choosing replacement tires. Tire load index tells you how much weight your tire can carry. Putting too much weight on your tires will overload them, and can cause premature tire wear, tire damage or even tire blowout. Refer to your 1987 Volkswagen Fox manual to find its original equipment tire sizes and load ratings. Always refer to the 1987 Volkswagen Fox owner’s manual for any specific safety advice regarding the application of 1987 Volkswagen Fox replacement tires.

1987 Volkswagen Fox tire pressure may fluctuate with ambient temperatures, so check 1987 Volkswagen Fox tire pressure when ambient temperatures change. In winter when temperatures drop, 1987 Volkswagen Fox tires may deflate by approximately 1 psi for each 10 degree Fahrenheit decrease in temperature. Maintain proper 1987 Volkswagen Fox winter tire pressure by adding air to your tires as needed to the recommended tire inflation levels.

1987 Volkswagen Fox tire pressure should be checked when tires are cold, after your vehicle has not been driven for at least three hours. It is best to check your tire inflation pressure in the morning, after the vehicle has been parked overnight, using a reliable tire pressure gauge.

If your 1987 Volkswagen Fox is equipped with tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS), pay attention to low tire pressure warning light being on. Ensure 1987 Volkswagen Fox tire pressure sensors are working properly to stay alert and enjoy a safe ride. If your tire pressure warning light is on, check front and rear tires to make sure they are properly inflated.

What is the recommended tire pressure for 1987 Volkswagen Fox?
Recommended tire pressure for 1987 Volkswagen Fox is determined by the manufacturer based on your vehicle's characteristics and original equipment tire sizes. Select your 1987 Volkswagen Fox trim to get recommended tire inflation pressures for 1987 Volkswagen Fox tires.

Where do I find recommended tire inflation pressures for 1987 Volkswagen Fox?
You can find your 1987 Volkswagen Fox recommended tire pressure in 1987 Volkswagen Fox owner's manual, on a tire placard on driver's door or door jam, inner trunk lid, in the console or on the fuel door. Recommended tire pressure for 1987 Volkswagen Fox will be listed in psi, bar or kPa.

How to check 1987 Volkswagen Fox tire pressure?
Proper 1987 Volkswagen Fox tire inflation is essential to the overall tire performance and safety. To check tire pressure for 1987 Volkswagen Fox you will need to know its recommended tire pressure and a tire pressure gauge. Check cold inflation pressures in 1987 Volkswagen Fox tires with tire pressure gauge and adjust to 1987 Volkswagen Fox recommended tire inflation pressures as needed by adding or releasing air. Make sure to check tire inflation for your 1987 Volkswagen Fox regularly to ensure safe and comfortable drive.

Is my 1987 Volkswagen Fox equipped with a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)?
If your Volkswagen Fox is made after 2007, it should be equipped with tire pressure monitoring system. To confirm if your 1987 Volkswagen Fox has TPMS, turn on the ignition without starting the engine. If a tire icon with an exclamation sign lights up on your dashboard, your 1987 Volkswagen Fox is equipped with TPMS. You can also check 1987 Volkswagen Fox owner's manual for more information.

Why is 1987 Volkswagen Fox tire pressure warning light on?
If your 1987 Volkswagen Fox is equipped with Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) it will alert you when tire pressure is too low and your tires could be underinflated, which can lead to uneven tire wear or can cause tire failure. If 1987 Volkswagen Fox low tire pressure warning light is on, check all 1987 Volkswagen Fox tires for low air pressure and inflate tires to the recommended tire inflation pressures. Keep in mind that Tire Pressure Monitoring System does not replace routine tire pressure check and maintenance.

How do I reset 1987 Volkswagen Fox tire pressure monitoring system?
To reset tire pressure monitoring system for 1987 Volkswagen Fox, make sure front and rear tires are inflated to the recommended levels. Refer to your owner's manual on how to reset 1987 Volkswagen Fox TPMS.

What is recommended winter tire pressure for 1987 Volkswagen Fox?
Recommended tire pressure for 1987 Volkswagen Fox is the same for any season, but you may inflate your 1987 Volkswagen Fox tires 3 to 5 psi above the recommended tire pressure set by the manufacturer to compensate for lower temperatures during winter. Make sure to check your 1987 Volkswagen Fox tire pressure more often in the winter to keep tires properly inflated for a safe ride on snow and icy roads.

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