2012 Acura TSX Recommended Tire Pressure

2012 Acura TSX tire pressure chart with recommended tire pressure for settings for 2012 Acura TSX tires to improve fuel efficiency, extend tire life and drive safely.

Recommended tire pressure for 2012 Acura TSX typically ranges around 33 psi for front tires and 33 psi for rear tires. Select your trim to see its original equipment tire sizes and recommended tire pressure.

2012 Acura TSX Base Model Tire Pressure

Recommended tire pressure for 2012 Acura TSX Base Model tires with 1 original equipment tire size set.

Front and Rear Tire Size P225/50R17
Recommended Front Tire Pressure 33 psi (2.3 bar or 228 kPa)
Recommended Rear Tire Pressure 33 psi (2.3 bar or 228 kPa)
Tire Size Type P-Metric
Tire Load Index 93
Tire Load Capacity 1433 lbs (650 kg)
Tire Speed Rating V
Maximum Tire Speed 149 mph (240 km/h)
Tire Load Range SL (Standard Load)
Maximum Load Tire Pressure 36 psi @ 1433 lbs

2012 Acura TSX Special Edition Tire Pressure

Recommended tire pressure for 2012 Acura TSX Special Edition tires with 1 original equipment tire size set.

Front and Rear Tire Size P225/50R17
Recommended Front Tire Pressure 33 psi (2.3 bar or 228 kPa)
Recommended Rear Tire Pressure 33 psi (2.3 bar or 228 kPa)
Tire Size Type P-Metric
Tire Load Index 93
Tire Load Capacity 1433 lbs (650 kg)
Tire Speed Rating V
Maximum Tire Speed 149 mph (240 km/h)
Tire Load Range SL (Standard Load)
Maximum Load Tire Pressure 36 psi @ 1433 lbs

2012 Acura TSX V6 Tire Pressure

Recommended tire pressure for 2012 Acura TSX V6 tires with 1 original equipment tire size set.

Front and Rear Tire Size P235/45R18
Recommended Front Tire Pressure 33 psi (2.3 bar or 228 kPa)
Recommended Rear Tire Pressure 33 psi (2.3 bar or 228 kPa)
Tire Size Type P-Metric
Tire Load Index 94
Tire Load Capacity 1478 lbs (670 kg)
Tire Speed Rating V
Maximum Tire Speed 149 mph (240 km/h)
Tire Load Range SL (Standard Load)
Maximum Load Tire Pressure 36 psi @ 1478 lbs

Acura Tire Pressure | Acura TSX Tire Pressure | 2012 Acura Tire Pressure

It is vital to maintain proper tire pressure for 2012 Acura TSX 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 2012 Acura TSX tire pressure regularly, and monitor 2012 Acura TSX tire inflation levels to avoid driving with overinflated or underinflated tires.

Tire inflation value 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 2012 Acura TSX. Use 2012 Acura TSX recommended tire pressure settings listed on the tire pressure chart found in 2012 Acura TSX owner's manual, on a sticker on driver's door or door jam, inner trunk lid, in the console or on the fuel door. Recommended tire pressure for your 2012 Acura TSX tires will be listed in one of the following pressure units: psi (pounds per square inch), bar or kPa (kiloPascals). Pay attention as your 2012 Acura TSX may have different recommended tire pressure values for front and rear tires, especially if equipped with staggered tires. Keep your 2012 Acura TSX tires inflated at recommended tire pressure levels at all times for your driving comfort and safety.

If you replace 2012 Acura TSX 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 2012 Acura TSX tires. 2012 Acura TSX 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.

Always refer to the 2012 Acura TSX owner’s manual for any specific safety advice regarding the application of 2012 Acura TSX replacement tires.

2012 Acura TSX replacement tires must have equal or greater speed rating compared to the original equipment tires if your 2012 Acura TSX speed capability is to be maintained. It is recommended that tire installers refer to the 2012 Acura TSX owner’s manual to identify any tire speed rating restriction or recommendation that could affect the operation of the vehicle. If your 2012 Acura TSX 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 2012 Acura TSX 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 2012 Acura TSX manual to find its original equipment tire sizes and load ratings.

2012 Acura TSX tire pressure may fluctuate with ambient temperatures, so check 2012 Acura TSX tire pressure when ambient temperatures change. In winter when temperatures drop, 2012 Acura TSX tires may deflate by approximately 1 psi for each 10 degree Fahrenheit decrease in temperature. Maintain proper 2012 Acura TSX winter tire pressure by adding air to your tires as needed to the recommended tire inflation levels.

2012 Acura TSX 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 2012 Acura TSX is equipped with tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS), pay attention to low tire pressure warning light being on. Ensure 2012 Acura TSX 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 2012 Acura TSX?
Recommended tire pressure for 2012 Acura TSX is determined by the manufacturer based on your vehicle's characteristics and original equipment tire sizes. Select your 2012 Acura TSX trim to get recommended tire inflation for 2012 Acura TSX tires.

How do I find recommended tire pressure settings for 2012 Acura TSX? What is correct 2012 Acura TSX tire pressure?
You can find your 2012 Acura TSX recommended tire pressure in 2012 Acura TSX owner's manual, on a sticker on driver's door or door jam, inner trunk lid, in the console or on the fuel door. Recommended tire pressure for 2012 Acura TSX will be listed in psi, bar or kPa.

How to check 2012 Acura TSX tire pressure?
Proper 2012 Acura TSX tire inflation is essential to the overall tire performance and safety. To check tire pressure for 2012 Acura TSX you will need to know its recommended tire pressure and a tire pressure gauge. Check inflation pressures in 2012 Acura TSX tires with tire pressure gauge and adjust to 2012 Acura TSX recommended tire pressure levels as needed by adding or releasing air. Make sure to check tire inflation for your 2012 Acura TSX regularly to ensure safe and comfortable drive.

Why is 2012 Acura TSX tire pressure warning light on?
If your 2012 Acura TSX 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 2012 Acura TSX low tire pressure warning light is on, check all 2012 Acura TSX tires for low tire pressure and inflate tires to the recommended tire pressure levels. Keep in mind that Tire Pressure Monitoring System does not replace routine tire pressure check and maintenance.

How to reset tire pressure warning light for 2012 Acura TSX?
To reset tire pressure monitoring system for 2012 Acura TSX, make sure front and rear tires are inflated to the recommended levels. Refer to your 2012 Acura TSX owner's manual on how to reset your tire pressure monitoring system.

What is recommended winter tire pressure for 2012 Acura TSX?
Recommended tire pressure for 2012 Acura TSX is the same for any season, but you may inflate your 2012 Acura TSX 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 2012 Acura TSX tire pressure more often in the winter to keep tires properly inflated for a safe ride on snow and icy roads.