2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Tire Pressure

2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD tire inflation pressures range around 60 to 80 psi based on the trim and original equipment tire sizes. Select from 6 trims and 9 original equipment tire size sets to find recommended tire pressure for 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD tires to improve fuel efficiency, extend tire life and drive safely.

2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD LT

2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD LT is equipped with Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size LT265/70R18 LT265/70R18
Recommended Tire Pressure 60 psi 80 psi
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 63 - 65 psi 83 - 85 psi
Tire Size Type LT-Metric LT-Metric
Tire Load Index (Maximum Tire Load Capacity) 124 (3528 lbs or 1600 kg) 124 (3528 lbs or 1600 kg)
Tire Speed Rating (Maximum Speed) S (112 mph or 180 km/h) S (112 mph or 180 km/h)

2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD LT (Dual Rear Wheel)

2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD LT (Dual Rear Wheel) is equipped with Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size LT235/80R17 LT235/80R17
Recommended Tire Pressure 80 psi 65 psi
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 83 - 85 psi 68 - 70 psi
Tire Size Type LT-Metric LT-Metric
Tire Load Index (Maximum Tire Load Capacity) 117 (2833 lbs or 1285 kg) 117 (2833 lbs or 1285 kg)
Tire Speed Rating (Maximum Speed) R (106 mph or 170 km/h) R (106 mph or 170 km/h)
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2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD LTZ

2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD LTZ is equipped with Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size LT265/70R18 LT265/70R18
Recommended Tire Pressure 60 psi 80 psi
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 63 - 65 psi 83 - 85 psi
Tire Size Type LT-Metric LT-Metric
Tire Load Index (Maximum Tire Load Capacity) 124 (3528 lbs or 1600 kg) 124 (3528 lbs or 1600 kg)
Tire Speed Rating (Maximum Speed) S (112 mph or 180 km/h) S (112 mph or 180 km/h)

2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD LTZ (Dual Rear Wheel)

2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD LTZ (Dual Rear Wheel) is equipped with Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size LT235/80R17 LT235/80R17
Recommended Tire Pressure 80 psi 65 psi
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 83 - 85 psi 68 - 70 psi
Tire Size Type LT-Metric LT-Metric
Tire Load Index (Maximum Tire Load Capacity) 117 (2833 lbs or 1285 kg) 117 (2833 lbs or 1285 kg)
Tire Speed Rating (Maximum Speed) R (106 mph or 170 km/h) R (106 mph or 170 km/h)

2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD WT

2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD WT is equipped with Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size LT265/70R18 LT265/70R18
Recommended Tire Pressure 60 psi 80 psi
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 63 - 65 psi 83 - 85 psi
Tire Size Type LT-Metric LT-Metric
Tire Load Index (Maximum Tire Load Capacity) 124 (3528 lbs or 1600 kg) 124 (3528 lbs or 1600 kg)
Tire Speed Rating (Maximum Speed) S (112 mph or 180 km/h) S (112 mph or 180 km/h)
Amazing Deals and Deep Discounts

2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD WT (Dual Rear Wheel)

2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD WT (Dual Rear Wheel) is equipped with Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).

Front Tire Rear Tire
Tire Size LT235/80R17 LT235/80R17
Recommended Tire Pressure 80 psi 65 psi
Acceptable Winter Tire Pressure 83 - 85 psi 68 - 70 psi
Tire Size Type LT-Metric LT-Metric
Tire Load Index (Maximum Tire Load Capacity) 117 (2833 lbs or 1285 kg) 117 (2833 lbs or 1285 kg)
Tire Speed Rating (Maximum Speed) R (106 mph or 170 km/h) R (106 mph or 170 km/h)
Amazing Deals and Deep Discounts

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 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD 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 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD to enjoy a safe and comfortable drive, save money on gas and keep auto insurance premiums low.

Recommended tire pressure for 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD is determined by the manufacturer based on its characteristics and original equipment tire sizes. You can find 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD recommended tire pressure in owner's manual or on a tire placard on the side of driver's door or door jam. 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD 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 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD. 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD may have different recommended tire pressure settings for front and rear tires, especially if equipped with staggered tires.

To check 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD 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 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD tire inflation to the recommended tire pressure levels as needed by adding air with a tire inflator.

If you replace 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD original equipment tires with optional or plus tire sizes, make sure to follow guidelines on how to apply tire load inflation tables when replacing 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD tires to find proper tire pressure for new tires. Always refer to the 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD owner’s manual for any specific safety advice regarding the application of replacement tires.

2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD 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 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD 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 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD.

2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD should be equipped with tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) that uses tire pressure sensors to alert the driver when tire pressure is low. When 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD low tire pressure warning light is on, check all tires for low air pressure and inflate as needed. Refer to owner's manual on how to reset 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD tire pressure monitoring system.