2004 Volkswagen Beetle Tire Pressure

2004 Volkswagen Beetle tire inflation pressures range around 28 to 29 psi based on the trim and original equipment tire sizes. Select from 4 trims and 4 original equipment tire size sets to find recommended tire pressure for 2004 Volkswagen Beetle tires to improve fuel efficiency, extend tire life and drive safely.

2004 Volkswagen Beetle GL

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size 205/55R16 205/55R16
Recommended Tire Pressure 29 psi 28 psi
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 32 - 34 psi 31 - 33 psi
Tire Size Type Metric Metric
Tire Load Index (Maximum Tire Load Capacity) 91 (1356 lbs or 615 kg) 91 (1356 lbs or 615 kg)
Tire Speed Rating (Maximum Speed) H (130 mph or 210 km/h) H (130 mph or 210 km/h)

2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size 205/55R16 205/55R16
Recommended Tire Pressure 29 psi 28 psi
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 32 - 34 psi 31 - 33 psi
Tire Size Type Metric Metric
Tire Load Index (Maximum Tire Load Capacity) 91 (1356 lbs or 615 kg) 91 (1356 lbs or 615 kg)
Tire Speed Rating (Maximum Speed) H (130 mph or 210 km/h) H (130 mph or 210 km/h)

2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLX

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size 205/55R16 205/55R16
Recommended Tire Pressure 29 psi 28 psi
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 32 - 34 psi 31 - 33 psi
Tire Size Type Metric Metric
Tire Load Index (Maximum Tire Load Capacity) 91 (1356 lbs or 615 kg) 91 (1356 lbs or 615 kg)
Tire Speed Rating (Maximum Speed) H (130 mph or 210 km/h) H (130 mph or 210 km/h)
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2004 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo S

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size 225/45R17 225/45R17
Recommended Tire Pressure 29 psi 28 psi
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 32 - 34 psi 31 - 33 psi
Tire Size Type Metric Metric
Tire Load Index (Maximum Tire Load Capacity) 90 (1323 lbs or 600 kg) 90 (1323 lbs or 600 kg)
Tire Speed Rating (Maximum Speed) H (130 mph or 210 km/h) H (130 mph or 210 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 vehicle owner's manual for recommended tire inflation pressures.

It is vital to maintain correct tire inflation pressures for 2004 Volkswagen Beetle 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 2004 Volkswagen Beetle to enjoy a safe and comfortable drive, save money on gas and keep auto insurance premiums low.

Recommended tire pressure for 2004 Volkswagen Beetle is determined by the manufacturer based on its characteristics and original equipment tire sizes. You can find 2004 Volkswagen Beetle recommended tire pressure in owner's manual or on a tire placard on the side of driver's door or door jam. 2004 Volkswagen Beetle 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 2004 Volkswagen Beetle. 2004 Volkswagen Beetle may have different recommended tire pressure settings for front and rear tires, especially if equipped with staggered tires.

To check 2004 Volkswagen Beetle 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 2004 Volkswagen Beetle tire inflation to the recommended tire pressure levels as needed by adding air with a tire inflator.

If you replace 2004 Volkswagen Beetle original equipment tires with optional or plus tire sizes, make sure to follow guidelines on how to apply tire load inflation tables when replacing 2004 Volkswagen Beetle tires to find proper tire pressure for new tires. Always refer to the 2004 Volkswagen Beetle owner’s manual for any specific safety advice regarding the application of replacement tires.

2004 Volkswagen Beetle 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 2004 Volkswagen Beetle 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 2004 Volkswagen Beetle.