2005 Chevrolet Malibu Recommended Tire Pressure

Recommended tire inflation pressures for 2005 Chevrolet Malibu tires to improve fuel efficiency, extend tire life and drive safely.

Recommended tire pressure for 2005 Chevrolet Malibu ranges around 29 to 30 psi for front tires and 26 to 30 psi for rear tires. Select your trim to see original equipment tire sizes and recommended tire inflation pressures.

2005 Chevrolet Malibu Base Model Tire Pressure

Recommended tire pressure for 2005 Chevrolet Malibu Base Model tires (1 original equipment tire size set).

Front and Rear Tire Size P205/65R15
Recommended Front Tire Pressure 30 psi (2.1 bar or 207 kPa)
Recommended Rear Tire Pressure 30 psi (2.1 bar or 207 kPa)
Tire Size Type P-Metric
Tire Load Index 92
Tire Load Capacity 1389 lbs (630 kg)
Tire Speed Rating S
Maximum Tire Speed 112 mph (180 km/h)
Tire Load Range SL (Standard Load)
Maximum Load Tire Pressure 36 psi @ 1389 lbs

2005 Chevrolet Malibu Classic Tire Pressure

Recommended tire pressure for 2005 Chevrolet Malibu Classic tires (1 original equipment tire size set).

Front and Rear Tire Size P205/65R15
Recommended Front Tire Pressure 29 psi (2 bar or 200 kPa)
Recommended Rear Tire Pressure 26 psi (1.8 bar or 179 kPa)
Tire Size Type P-Metric
Tire Load Index 92
Tire Load Capacity 1389 lbs (630 kg)
Tire Speed Rating T
Maximum Tire Speed 118 mph (190 km/h)
Tire Load Range SL (Standard Load)
Maximum Load Tire Pressure 36 psi @ 1389 lbs

2005 Chevrolet Malibu LS Tire Pressure

Recommended tire pressure for 2005 Chevrolet Malibu LS tires (1 original equipment tire size set).

Front and Rear Tire Size P205/65R15
Recommended Front Tire Pressure 30 psi (2.1 bar or 207 kPa)
Recommended Rear Tire Pressure 30 psi (2.1 bar or 207 kPa)
Tire Size Type P-Metric
Tire Load Index 92
Tire Load Capacity 1389 lbs (630 kg)
Tire Speed Rating S
Maximum Tire Speed 112 mph (180 km/h)
Tire Load Range SL (Standard Load)
Maximum Load Tire Pressure 36 psi @ 1389 lbs

2005 Chevrolet Malibu LT Tire Pressure

Recommended tire pressure for 2005 Chevrolet Malibu LT tires (1 original equipment tire size set).

Front and Rear Tire Size P215/60R16
Recommended Front Tire Pressure 30 psi (2.1 bar or 207 kPa)
Recommended Rear Tire Pressure 30 psi (2.1 bar or 207 kPa)
Tire Size Type P-Metric
Tire Load Index 94
Tire Load Capacity 1478 lbs (670 kg)
Tire Speed Rating S
Maximum Tire Speed 112 mph (180 km/h)
Tire Load Range SL (Standard Load)
Maximum Load Tire Pressure 36 psi @ 1478 lbs

2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LS Tire Pressure

Recommended tire pressure for 2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LS tires (1 original equipment tire size set).

Front and Rear Tire Size P215/60R16
Recommended Front Tire Pressure 30 psi (2.1 bar or 207 kPa)
Recommended Rear Tire Pressure 30 psi (2.1 bar or 207 kPa)
Tire Size Type P-Metric
Tire Load Index 94
Tire Load Capacity 1478 lbs (670 kg)
Tire Speed Rating S
Maximum Tire Speed 112 mph (180 km/h)
Tire Load Range SL (Standard Load)
Maximum Load Tire Pressure 36 psi @ 1478 lbs

2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LT Tire Pressure

Recommended tire pressure for 2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LT tires (1 original equipment tire size set).

Front and Rear Tire Size P215/60R16
Recommended Front Tire Pressure 30 psi (2.1 bar or 207 kPa)
Recommended Rear Tire Pressure 30 psi (2.1 bar or 207 kPa)
Tire Size Type P-Metric
Tire Load Index 94
Tire Load Capacity 1478 lbs (670 kg)
Tire Speed Rating S
Maximum Tire Speed 112 mph (180 km/h)
Tire Load Range SL (Standard Load)
Maximum Load Tire Pressure 36 psi @ 1478 lbs

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It is vital to maintain proper tire inflation pressures for 2005 Chevrolet Malibu tires. Low tire pressure will result in tire underinflation while high tire pressure will result in tire overinflation, which can decrease fuel efficiency, lead to uneven tire tread wear and reduce tire life, compromise tire safety and cause tire blowout. Check 2005 Chevrolet Malibu tire pressure regularly, and monitor 2005 Chevrolet Malibu tire inflation pressures to avoid driving with overinflated or underinflated tires.

Tire inflation listed on tire sidewall is the maximum air pressure the tire can hold to carry its maximum load, and not the recommended tire pressure for 2005 Chevrolet Malibu. Use 2005 Chevrolet Malibu recommended tire pressure settings listed on the tire pressure chart found in 2005 Chevrolet Malibu owner's manual, on a tire placard on driver's door or door jam, inner trunk lid, in the console or on the fuel door. Recommended tire pressure for your 2005 Chevrolet Malibu tire sizes will be listed in one of the following pressure units: psi (pounds per square inch), bar or kPa (kiloPascals). Pay attention as your 2005 Chevrolet Malibu may have different recommended tire inflation pressures for front and rear tires, especially if equipped with staggered tires. Keep your 2005 Chevrolet Malibu tires inflated at recommended tire inflation pressures at all times for your driving comfort and safety.

If you replace 2005 Chevrolet Malibu original equipment tires or switch to plus size tires, make sure to follow guidelines for the application of load and inflation tables to find proper tire pressure for your new 2005 Chevrolet Malibu tires. 2005 Chevrolet Malibu tires with the same load index, regardless of tire size, may carry the same load, but may require substantially different inflation pressures. Tire load index may not be used independently to determine replacement tire acceptability for load capacity. An equal or greater load index does not always correspond to equal or greater load capacity at all inflation pressure settings. 2005 Chevrolet Malibu replacement tires must have equal or greater speed rating compared to the original equipment tires if your 2005 Chevrolet Malibu speed capability is to be maintained. It is recommended that tire installers refer to the 2005 Chevrolet Malibu owner’s manual to identify any tire speed rating restriction or recommendation that could affect the operation of the vehicle. If your 2005 Chevrolet Malibu replacement tires have a lower speed rating than the original equipment tires, your vehicle’s speed must be restricted to that of the replacement tires. Original equipment tires that come on your 2005 Chevrolet Malibu will have the proper tire load index, so use same or higher load index when choosing replacement tires. Tire load index tells you how much weight your tire can carry. Putting too much weight on your tires will overload them, and can cause premature tire wear, tire damage or even tire blowout. Refer to your 2005 Chevrolet Malibu manual to find its original equipment tire sizes and load ratings. Always refer to the 2005 Chevrolet Malibu owner’s manual for any specific safety advice regarding the application of 2005 Chevrolet Malibu replacement tires.

2005 Chevrolet Malibu tire pressure may fluctuate with ambient temperatures, so check 2005 Chevrolet Malibu tire pressure when ambient temperatures change. In winter when temperatures drop, 2005 Chevrolet Malibu tires may deflate by approximately 1 psi for each 10 degree Fahrenheit decrease in temperature. Maintain proper 2005 Chevrolet Malibu winter tire pressure by adding air to your tires as needed to the recommended tire inflation levels.

2005 Chevrolet Malibu tire pressure should be checked when tires are cold, after your vehicle has not been driven for at least three hours. It is best to check your tire inflation pressure in the morning, after the vehicle has been parked overnight, using a reliable tire pressure gauge.

If your 2005 Chevrolet Malibu is equipped with tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS), pay attention to low tire pressure warning light being on. Ensure 2005 Chevrolet Malibu tire pressure sensors are working properly to stay alert and enjoy a safe ride. If your tire pressure warning light is on, check front and rear tires to make sure they are properly inflated.

What is the recommended tire pressure for 2005 Chevrolet Malibu?
Recommended tire pressure for 2005 Chevrolet Malibu is determined by the manufacturer based on your vehicle's characteristics and original equipment tire sizes. Select your 2005 Chevrolet Malibu trim to get recommended tire inflation pressures for 2005 Chevrolet Malibu tires.

Where do I find recommended tire inflation pressures for 2005 Chevrolet Malibu?
You can find your 2005 Chevrolet Malibu recommended tire pressure in 2005 Chevrolet Malibu owner's manual, on a tire placard on driver's door or door jam, inner trunk lid, in the console or on the fuel door. Recommended tire pressure for 2005 Chevrolet Malibu will be listed in psi, bar or kPa.

How to check 2005 Chevrolet Malibu tire pressure?
Proper 2005 Chevrolet Malibu tire inflation is essential to the overall tire performance and safety. To check tire pressure for 2005 Chevrolet Malibu you will need to know its recommended tire pressure and a tire pressure gauge. Check cold inflation pressures in 2005 Chevrolet Malibu tires with tire pressure gauge and adjust to 2005 Chevrolet Malibu recommended tire inflation pressures as needed by adding or releasing air. Make sure to check tire inflation for your 2005 Chevrolet Malibu regularly to ensure safe and comfortable drive.

Is my 2005 Chevrolet Malibu equipped with a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)?
If your Chevrolet Malibu is made after 2007, it should be equipped with tire pressure monitoring system. To confirm if your 2005 Chevrolet Malibu has TPMS, turn on the ignition without starting the engine. If a tire icon with an exclamation sign lights up on your dashboard, your 2005 Chevrolet Malibu is equipped with TPMS. You can also check 2005 Chevrolet Malibu owner's manual for more information.

Why is 2005 Chevrolet Malibu tire pressure warning light on?
If your 2005 Chevrolet Malibu is equipped with Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) it will alert you when tire pressure is too low and your tires could be underinflated, which can lead to uneven tire wear or can cause tire failure. If 2005 Chevrolet Malibu low tire pressure warning light is on, check all 2005 Chevrolet Malibu tires for low air pressure and inflate tires to the recommended tire inflation pressures. Keep in mind that Tire Pressure Monitoring System does not replace routine tire pressure check and maintenance.

How do I reset 2005 Chevrolet Malibu tire pressure monitoring system?
To reset tire pressure monitoring system for 2005 Chevrolet Malibu, make sure front and rear tires are inflated to the recommended levels. Refer to your owner's manual on how to reset 2005 Chevrolet Malibu TPMS.

What is recommended winter tire pressure for 2005 Chevrolet Malibu?
Recommended tire pressure for 2005 Chevrolet Malibu is the same for any season, but you may inflate your 2005 Chevrolet Malibu tires 3 to 5 psi above the recommended tire pressure set by the manufacturer to compensate for lower temperatures during winter. Make sure to check your 2005 Chevrolet Malibu tire pressure more often in the winter to keep tires properly inflated for a safe ride on snow and icy roads.

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