2008 Volkswagen Passat Tire Pressure

Recommended tire pressure for 2008 Volkswagen Passat tires to improve fuel efficiency, extend tire life and drive safely.

2008 Volkswagen Passat comes in 10 trims and 11 original equipment tire size sets with recommended tire inflation of 33 psi to 37 psi.

2008 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T Tire Pressure

2008 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T is equipped with Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size 215/55R16 215/55R16
Recommended Tire Pressure 33 psi (2.3 bar or 228 kPa) 33 psi (2.3 bar or 228 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 36 - 38 psi 36 - 38 psi
Tire Size Type Metric Metric
Tire Load Index 97 97
Tire Load Capacity 1610 lbs (730 kg) 1610 lbs (730 kg)
Tire Speed Rating H H
Maximum Tire Speed 130 mph (210 km/h) 130 mph (210 km/h)

2008 Volkswagen Passat 3.6 Tire Pressure

2008 Volkswagen Passat 3.6 is equipped with Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size 235/45R17 235/45R17
Recommended Tire Pressure 33 psi (2.3 bar or 228 kPa) 33 psi (2.3 bar or 228 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 36 - 38 psi 36 - 38 psi
Tire Size Type Metric Metric
Tire Load Index 97 97
Tire Load Capacity 1610 lbs (730 kg) 1610 lbs (730 kg)
Tire Speed Rating H H
Maximum Tire Speed 130 mph (210 km/h) 130 mph (210 km/h)

2008 Volkswagen Passat Base Model (Canada) Tire Pressure

2008 Volkswagen Passat Base Model (Canada) is equipped with Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size 215/55R16 215/55R16
Recommended Tire Pressure 33 psi (2.3 bar or 228 kPa) 33 psi (2.3 bar or 228 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 36 - 38 psi 36 - 38 psi
Tire Size Type Metric Metric
Tire Load Index 97 97
Tire Load Capacity 1610 lbs (730 kg) 1610 lbs (730 kg)
Tire Speed Rating H H
Maximum Tire Speed 130 mph (210 km/h) 130 mph (210 km/h)

2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort Sedan Tire Pressure

2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort Sedan is equipped with Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size 235/45R17 235/45R17
Recommended Tire Pressure 33 psi (2.3 bar or 228 kPa) 33 psi (2.3 bar or 228 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 36 - 38 psi 36 - 38 psi
Tire Size Type Metric Metric
Tire Load Index 97 97
Tire Load Capacity 1610 lbs (730 kg) 1610 lbs (730 kg)
Tire Speed Rating H H
Maximum Tire Speed 130 mph (210 km/h) 130 mph (210 km/h)

2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort Wagon Tire Pressure

2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort Wagon is equipped with Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size 235/45R17 235/45R17
Recommended Tire Pressure 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa) 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 38 - 40 psi 38 - 40 psi
Tire Size Type Metric Metric
Tire Load Index 97 97
Tire Load Capacity 1610 lbs (730 kg) 1610 lbs (730 kg)
Tire Speed Rating H H
Maximum Tire Speed 130 mph (210 km/h) 130 mph (210 km/h)

2008 Volkswagen Passat Lux Sedan Tire Pressure

2008 Volkswagen Passat Lux Sedan is equipped with Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size 235/45R17 235/45R17
Recommended Tire Pressure 33 psi (2.3 bar or 228 kPa) 33 psi (2.3 bar or 228 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 36 - 38 psi 36 - 38 psi
Tire Size Type Metric Metric
Tire Load Index 97 97
Tire Load Capacity 1610 lbs (730 kg) 1610 lbs (730 kg)
Tire Speed Rating H H
Maximum Tire Speed 130 mph (210 km/h) 130 mph (210 km/h)

2008 Volkswagen Passat Lux Wagon Tire Pressure

2008 Volkswagen Passat Lux Wagon is equipped with Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size 235/45R17 235/45R17
Recommended Tire Pressure 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa) 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 38 - 40 psi 38 - 40 psi
Tire Size Type Metric Metric
Tire Load Index 97 97
Tire Load Capacity 1610 lbs (730 kg) 1610 lbs (730 kg)
Tire Speed Rating H H
Maximum Tire Speed 130 mph (210 km/h) 130 mph (210 km/h)

2008 Volkswagen Passat Turbo Sedan Tire Pressure

2008 Volkswagen Passat Turbo Sedan is equipped with Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size 215/55R16 215/55R16
Recommended Tire Pressure 33 psi (2.3 bar or 228 kPa) 33 psi (2.3 bar or 228 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 36 - 38 psi 36 - 38 psi
Tire Size Type Metric Metric
Tire Load Index 97 97
Tire Load Capacity 1610 lbs (730 kg) 1610 lbs (730 kg)
Tire Speed Rating H H
Maximum Tire Speed 130 mph (210 km/h) 130 mph (210 km/h)

2008 Volkswagen Passat Turbo Wagon Tire Pressure

2008 Volkswagen Passat Turbo Wagon is equipped with Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size 215/55R16 215/55R16
Recommended Tire Pressure 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa) 35 psi (2.4 bar or 241 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 38 - 40 psi 38 - 40 psi
Tire Size Type Metric Metric
Tire Load Index 97 97
Tire Load Capacity 1610 lbs (730 kg) 1610 lbs (730 kg)
Tire Speed Rating H H
Maximum Tire Speed 130 mph (210 km/h) 130 mph (210 km/h)

2008 Volkswagen Passat VR6 Tire Pressure

2008 Volkswagen Passat VR6 is equipped with Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size 235/40R18 235/40R18
Recommended Tire Pressure 37 psi (2.6 bar or 255 kPa) 37 psi (2.6 bar or 255 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 40 - 42 psi 40 - 42 psi
Tire Size Type Metric Metric
Tire Load Index 95 95
Tire Load Capacity 1522 lbs (690 kg) 1522 lbs (690 kg)
Tire Speed Rating H H
Maximum Tire Speed 130 mph (210 km/h) 130 mph (210 km/h)
Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size 235/40R18 235/40R18
Recommended Tire Pressure 37 psi (2.6 bar or 255 kPa) 37 psi (2.6 bar or 255 kPa)
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 40 - 42 psi 40 - 42 psi
Tire Size Type Metric Metric
Tire Load Index 95 95
Tire Load Capacity 1522 lbs (690 kg) 1522 lbs (690 kg)
Tire Speed Rating W W
Maximum Tire Speed 168 mph (270 km/h) 168 mph (270 km/h)

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 your vehicle owner's manual for proper tire inflation pressures.

It is vital to maintain proper tire inflation pressures for 2008 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 2008 Volkswagen Passat to enjoy a safe and comfortable drive.

Recommended tire pressure for 2008 Volkswagen Passat is determined by the manufacturer based on its characteristics and original equipment tire sizes. You can find 2008 Volkswagen Passat recommended tire pressure in owner's manual or on a tire placard on the side of driver's door or door jam. 2008 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 2008 Volkswagen Passat. Your 2008 Volkswagen Passat may also have different recommended tire pressure settings for front and rear tires, especially if equipped with staggered tires.

To check 2008 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 2008 Volkswagen Passat tire inflation to the recommended tire pressure settings as needed by adding or releasing air.

If you replace 2008 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 2008 Volkswagen Passat owner’s manual for any specific safety advice regarding the application of replacement tires.

2008 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 2008 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 2008 Volkswagen Passat.

If your 2008 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 2008 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 2008 Volkswagen Passat tire pressure monitoring system.