1996 Honda Prelude Tire Pressure

Recommended tire pressure for 1996 Honda Prelude tires to improve fuel efficiency, extend tire life and drive safely.

1996 Honda Prelude comes in 3 trims equipped with 3 original equipment tire size sets with recommended tire inflation of 30 psi to 32 psi.

1996 Honda Prelude S Tire Pressure

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size 185/70R14 185/70R14
Recommended Tire Pressure 30 psi (2.1 bar or 207 kPa) 30 psi (2.1 bar or 207 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 33 - 35 psi 33 - 35 psi
Tire Size Type Metric Metric
Tire Load Index 87 87
Tire Load Capacity 1202 lbs (545 kg) 1202 lbs (545 kg)
Tire Speed Rating H H
Maximum Tire Speed 130 mph (210 km/h) 130 mph (210 km/h)

1996 Honda Prelude Si Tire Pressure

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size 205/55R15 205/55R15
Recommended Tire Pressure 32 psi (2.2 bar or 221 kPa) 32 psi (2.2 bar or 221 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 35 - 37 psi 35 - 37 psi
Tire Size Type Metric Metric
Tire Load Index 87 87
Tire Load Capacity 1202 lbs (545 kg) 1202 lbs (545 kg)
Tire Speed Rating V V
Maximum Tire Speed 149 mph (240 km/h) 149 mph (240 km/h)

1996 Honda Prelude VTEC Tire Pressure

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size 205/55R15 205/55R15
Recommended Tire Pressure 32 psi (2.2 bar or 221 kPa) 32 psi (2.2 bar or 221 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 35 - 37 psi 35 - 37 psi
Tire Size Type Metric Metric
Tire Load Index 87 87
Tire Load Capacity 1202 lbs (545 kg) 1202 lbs (545 kg)
Tire Speed Rating V V
Maximum Tire Speed 149 mph (240 km/h) 149 mph (240 km/h)

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It is vital to maintain proper tire inflation pressures for 1996 Honda Prelude 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 Honda Prelude to enjoy a safe and comfortable drive.

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

To check 1996 Honda Prelude 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 1996 Honda Prelude tire inflation to the recommended tire pressure settings as needed by adding or releasing air.

If you replace 1996 Honda Prelude 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 1996 Honda Prelude owner’s manual for any specific safety advice regarding the application of replacement tires.

1996 Honda Prelude tire pressure fluctuates with ambient temperatures, so during winter when temperatures drop tires may lose approximately 1 psi of air pressure for every 10 degree Fahrenheit decrease in temperature. Some vehicle manufacturers may recommend inflating tires 3 to 5 psi above the recommended tire pressure settings to compensate for lower temperatures during winter. Make sure to check tire pressure more often in the winter to keep tires properly inflated for a safe ride on snow and icy roads.

If your 1996 Honda Prelude 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 1996 Honda Prelude 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 1996 Honda Prelude tire pressure monitoring system.