1996 BMW 740iL Tire Pressure

1996 BMW 740iL tire inflation pressures range around 32 to 39 psi based on the trim and original equipment tire sizes. Select from 1 trim and 1 original equipment tire size set to find recommended tire pressure for 1996 BMW 740iL tires to improve fuel efficiency, extend tire life and drive safely.

1996 BMW 740iL Base Model

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size 235/60R16 235/60R16
Recommended Tire Pressure 32 psi 39 psi
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 35 - 37 psi 42 - 44 psi
Tire Size Type Metric Metric
Tire Load Index (Maximum Tire Load Capacity) 100 (1764 lbs or 800 kg) 100 (1764 lbs or 800 kg)
Tire Speed Rating (Maximum Speed) H (130 mph or 210 km/h) H (130 mph or 210 km/h)
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It is vital to maintain correct tire inflation pressures for 1996 BMW 740iL 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 1996 BMW 740iL to enjoy a safe and comfortable drive, save money on gas and keep auto insurance premiums low.

Recommended tire pressure for 1996 BMW 740iL is determined by the manufacturer based on its characteristics and original equipment tire sizes. You can find 1996 BMW 740iL recommended tire pressure in owner's manual or on a tire placard on the side of driver's door or door jam. 1996 BMW 740iL 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 1996 BMW 740iL. 1996 BMW 740iL may have different recommended tire pressure settings for front and rear tires, especially if equipped with staggered tires.

To check 1996 BMW 740iL tire pressure you will need to know its recommended tire inflation and a tire pressure gauge. Check tire inflation when tires are "cold" and have not been driven for at least 3 hours. Adjust 1996 BMW 740iL tire inflation to the recommended tire pressure levels as needed by adding air with a tire inflator.

If you replace 1996 BMW 740iL original equipment tires with optional or plus tire sizes, make sure to follow guidelines on how to apply tire load inflation tables when replacing 1996 BMW 740iL tires to find proper tire pressure for new tires. Always refer to the 1996 BMW 740iL owner’s manual for any specific safety advice regarding the application of replacement tires.

1996 BMW 740iL 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 1996 BMW 740iL tires can be inflated 3 to 5 psi above the recommended tire pressure settings to compensate for lower temperatures. Never overinflate above psi indicated on tire sidewall. 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 1996 BMW 740iL.