1987 Volkswagen Jetta Tire Pressure

Recommended tire pressure for 1987 Volkswagen Jetta tires to improve fuel efficiency, extend tire life and drive safely.

1987 Volkswagen Jetta comes in 6 trims and 6 original equipment tire size sets with recommended tire inflation of 26 psi to 29 psi.

1987 Volkswagen Jetta Base Model

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size 175/70R13 175/70R13
Recommended Tire Pressure 29 psi (2 bar or 200 kPa) 26 psi (1.8 bar or 179 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 32 - 34 psi 29 - 31 psi
Tire Size Type Metric Metric
Tire Load Index
Tire Load Capacity
Tire Speed Rating S S
Maximum Tire Speed 112 mph (180 km/h) 112 mph (180 km/h)
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1987 Volkswagen Jetta Carat

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size 185/60R14 185/60R14
Recommended Tire Pressure 29 psi (2 bar or 200 kPa) 29 psi (2 bar or 200 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 32 - 34 psi 32 - 34 psi
Tire Size Type Metric Metric
Tire Load Index
Tire Load Capacity
Tire Speed Rating H H
Maximum Tire Speed 130 mph (210 km/h) 130 mph (210 km/h)

1987 Volkswagen Jetta GL

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size 175/70R13 175/70R13
Recommended Tire Pressure 29 psi (2 bar or 200 kPa) 26 psi (1.8 bar or 179 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 32 - 34 psi 29 - 31 psi
Tire Size Type Metric Metric
Tire Load Index
Tire Load Capacity
Tire Speed Rating S S
Maximum Tire Speed 112 mph (180 km/h) 112 mph (180 km/h)
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1987 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size 185/60R14 185/60R14
Recommended Tire Pressure 29 psi (2 bar or 200 kPa) 29 psi (2 bar or 200 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 32 - 34 psi 32 - 34 psi
Tire Size Type Metric Metric
Tire Load Index
Tire Load Capacity
Tire Speed Rating H H
Maximum Tire Speed 130 mph (210 km/h) 130 mph (210 km/h)
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1987 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 16-Valve

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size 205/55R14 205/55R14
Recommended Tire Pressure 29 psi (2 bar or 200 kPa) 29 psi (2 bar or 200 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 32 - 34 psi 32 - 34 psi
Tire Size Type Metric Metric
Tire Load Index
Tire Load Capacity
Tire Speed Rating V V
Maximum Tire Speed 149 mph (240 km/h) 149 mph (240 km/h)

1987 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size 175/70R13 175/70R13
Recommended Tire Pressure 29 psi (2 bar or 200 kPa) 26 psi (1.8 bar or 179 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 32 - 34 psi 29 - 31 psi
Tire Size Type Metric Metric
Tire Load Index
Tire Load Capacity
Tire Speed Rating S S
Maximum Tire Speed 112 mph (180 km/h) 112 mph (180 km/h)
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All tire pressure information listed is for informational purposes only. TirePressure.com does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use of or the results of the use of this information. Always refer to your vehicle owner's manual for proper tire inflation pressures.

It is vital to maintain proper tire inflation pressures for 1987 Volkswagen Jetta tires. Low tire pressure and underinflated tires can lead to uneven and excessive tire wear, poor handling and reduced fuel economy. High tire pressure and overinflated tires can result in reduced traction, poor braking and can even be a cause of a tire blowout. Check tire pressure regularly and maintain correct tire inflation for 1987 Volkswagen Jetta to enjoy a safe and comfortable drive.

Recommended tire pressure for 1987 Volkswagen Jetta is determined by the manufacturer based on its characteristics and original equipment tire sizes. You can find 1987 Volkswagen Jetta recommended tire pressure in owner's manual or on a tire placard on the side of driver's door or door jam. 1987 Volkswagen Jetta tire inflation will be listed in psi (pounds per square inch), bar or kPa (kilopascals). Keep in mind that tire inflation listed on tire sidewall is the maximum air pressure the tire can hold to carry its maximum load, and not necessarily the recommended tire pressure for 1987 Volkswagen Jetta. Your 1987 Volkswagen Jetta may also have different recommended tire pressure settings for front and rear tires, especially if equipped with staggered tires.

To check 1987 Volkswagen Jetta tire pressure you will need to know its recommended tire inflation and a tire pressure gauge. Check tire pressure when tires are "cold" using quality tire pressure gauge. Adjust 1987 Volkswagen Jetta tire inflation to the recommended tire pressure settings as needed by adding or releasing air.

If you replace 1987 Volkswagen Jetta original equipment tires and switch to different tire size, make sure to follow guidelines for the application of load and inflation tables to find proper tire pressure for new tires. Always refer to the 1987 Volkswagen Jetta owner’s manual for any specific safety advice regarding the application of replacement tires.

1987 Volkswagen Jetta tire pressure fluctuates with ambient temperatures, so when temperatures drop tires may lose approximately 1 psi of air pressure for every 10 degree Fahrenheit decrease in temperature. During winter 1987 Volkswagen Jetta tires can be inflated 3 to 5 psi above the recommended tire pressure settings to compensate for lower temperatures. Make sure to check tire pressure regularly in the winter to keep tires properly inflated for a safe ride on snow and icy roads. Consult owner's manual for recommended winter tire pressure for your 1987 Volkswagen Jetta.

If your 1987 Volkswagen Jetta is made after 2007, it should be equipped with tire pressure monitoring system that uses tire pressure sensors to alert the driver when tire pressure is low. If 1987 Volkswagen Jetta low tire pressure warning light is on, check all tires for low air pressure and inflate as needed. If you need to reset TPMS, refer to owner's manual on how to reset 1987 Volkswagen Jetta tire pressure monitoring system.