Chevrolet Malibu Recommended Tire Pressure

Check Chevrolet Malibu tire pressure charts with recommended tire inflation pressures for Chevrolet Malibu tires to improve fuel efficiency, extend tire life and drive safely. Select your Chevrolet Malibu year.

It is vital to maintain proper tire inflation pressures for Chevrolet Malibu tires. Low tire pressure will result in tire underinflation while high tire pressure will result in tire overinflation, which can reduce fuel efficiency, lead to uneven tire tread wear and decrease tire life, compromise tire safety and cause tire blowout. Check Chevrolet Malibu tire pressure regularly, and monitor 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 Chevrolet Malibu. Use Chevrolet Malibu recommended tire pressure settings listed on the tire pressure chart found in 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 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 Chevrolet Malibu may have different recommended tire inflation pressures for front and rear tires, especially if equipped with staggered tires. Keep your Chevrolet Malibu tires inflated at recommended tire inflation pressures at all times for your driving comfort and safety.

If you replace 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 Chevrolet Malibu tires. 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. Chevrolet Malibu replacement tires must have equal or greater speed rating compared to the original equipment tires if your Chevrolet Malibu speed capability is to be maintained. It is recommended that tire installers refer to the Chevrolet Malibu owner’s manual to identify any tire speed rating restriction or recommendation that could affect the operation of the vehicle. If your 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 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 Chevrolet Malibu manual to find its original equipment tire sizes and load ratings. Always refer to the Chevrolet Malibu owner’s manual for any specific safety advice regarding the application of Chevrolet Malibu replacement tires.

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

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

Where do I find recommended tire inflation pressures for Chevrolet Malibu?
You can find your Chevrolet Malibu recommended tire pressure in 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 Chevrolet Malibu will be listed in psi, bar or kPa.

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

Is my 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 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 Chevrolet Malibu is equipped with TPMS. You can also check Chevrolet Malibu owner's manual for more information.

Why is Chevrolet Malibu tire pressure warning light on?
If your 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 Chevrolet Malibu low tire pressure warning light is on, check all 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 Chevrolet Malibu tire pressure monitoring system?
To reset tire pressure monitoring system for Chevrolet Malibu, make sure front and rear tires are inflated to the recommended levels. Refer to your owner's manual on how to reset Chevrolet Malibu TPMS.

What is recommended winter tire pressure for Chevrolet Malibu?
Recommended tire pressure for Chevrolet Malibu is the same for any season, but you may inflate your 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 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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