2001 Volkswagen Passat Tire Pressure

Recommended tire pressure for 2001 Volkswagen Passat tires to improve fuel efficiency, extend tire life and drive safely.

2001 Volkswagen Passat comes in 4 trims and 4 original equipment tire size sets with recommended tire inflation of 28 psi.

2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS Tire Pressure

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size 195/65R15 195/65R15
Recommended Tire Pressure 28 psi (1.9 bar or 193 kPa) 28 psi (1.9 bar or 193 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 31 - 33 psi 31 - 33 psi
Tire Size Type Metric Metric
Tire Load Index 91 91
Tire Load Capacity 1356 lbs (615 kg) 1356 lbs (615 kg)
Tire Speed Rating H H
Maximum Tire Speed 130 mph (210 km/h) 130 mph (210 km/h)

2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 4 Motion Tire Pressure

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size 195/65R15 195/65R15
Recommended Tire Pressure 28 psi (1.9 bar or 193 kPa) 28 psi (1.9 bar or 193 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 31 - 33 psi 31 - 33 psi
Tire Size Type Metric Metric
Tire Load Index 91 91
Tire Load Capacity 1356 lbs (615 kg) 1356 lbs (615 kg)
Tire Speed Rating H H
Maximum Tire Speed 130 mph (210 km/h) 130 mph (210 km/h)

2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX Tire Pressure

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size 205/55R16 205/55R16
Recommended Tire Pressure 28 psi (1.9 bar or 193 kPa) 28 psi (1.9 bar or 193 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 31 - 33 psi 31 - 33 psi
Tire Size Type Metric Metric
Tire Load Index 91 91
Tire Load Capacity 1356 lbs (615 kg) 1356 lbs (615 kg)
Tire Speed Rating H H
Maximum Tire Speed 130 mph (210 km/h) 130 mph (210 km/h)

2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion Tire Pressure

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size 205/55R16 205/55R16
Recommended Tire Pressure 28 psi (1.9 bar or 193 kPa) 28 psi (1.9 bar or 193 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 31 - 33 psi 31 - 33 psi
Tire Size Type Metric Metric
Tire Load Index 91 91
Tire Load Capacity 1356 lbs (615 kg) 1356 lbs (615 kg)
Tire Speed Rating H H
Maximum Tire Speed 130 mph (210 km/h) 130 mph (210 km/h)

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It is vital to maintain proper tire inflation pressures for 2001 Volkswagen Passat 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 2001 Volkswagen Passat to enjoy a safe and comfortable drive.

Recommended tire pressure for 2001 Volkswagen Passat is determined by the manufacturer based on its characteristics and original equipment tire sizes. You can find 2001 Volkswagen Passat recommended tire pressure in owner's manual or on a tire placard on the side of driver's door or door jam. 2001 Volkswagen Passat 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 2001 Volkswagen Passat. Your 2001 Volkswagen Passat may also have different recommended tire pressure settings for front and rear tires, especially if equipped with staggered tires.

To check 2001 Volkswagen Passat 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 2001 Volkswagen Passat tire inflation to the recommended tire pressure settings as needed by adding or releasing air.

If you replace 2001 Volkswagen Passat 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 2001 Volkswagen Passat owner’s manual for any specific safety advice regarding the application of replacement tires.

2001 Volkswagen Passat 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 2001 Volkswagen Passat 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 2001 Volkswagen Passat.

If your 2001 Volkswagen Passat 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 2001 Volkswagen Passat 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 2001 Volkswagen Passat tire pressure monitoring system.