Mercedes-Benz SL500 Tire Pressure

Mercedes-Benz SL500 models from 2005 to 2006 have recommended tire pressure of 26 psi to 34 psi based on model year, trim and original equipment tire size.

Mercedes-Benz SL500 is a passenger car offered in 2 trims and equipped with 2 original equipment tire size sets. You can find recommended tire pressure for Mercedes-Benz SL500 by model year, model trim or its original equipment tire size. Keep Mercedes-Benz SL500 tires properly inflated at all times to enjoy a safe and comfortable drive.

Select Mercedes-Benz SL500 year to see its original equipment tire sizes and corresponding tire inflation pressures.

2006 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Tire Pressure

Recommended tire pressure for 2006 Mercedes-Benz SL500 is 26 psi to 30 psi for front tires and 29 psi to 33 psi for rear tires.

Tire Size Front Tire Pressure Rear Tire Pressure
F: 255/40R18 95W
R: 285/35R18 97W
27 - 30 psi 29 - 33 psi
255/45R17 98W 26 psi 29 psi

2005 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Tire Pressure

Recommended tire pressure for 2005 Mercedes-Benz SL500 is 26 psi to 32 psi for front tires and 29 psi to 34 psi for rear tires.

Tire Size Front Tire Pressure Rear Tire Pressure
255/40R18 95V 26 psi 29 psi
F: 255/40R18 95W
R: 285/35R18 97W
26 - 32 psi 29 - 34 psi
255/45R17 98V 26 psi 29 psi

Select Mercedes-Benz SL500 trim to see its original equipment tire sizes and corresponding tire inflation pressures.

Tire Pressure for Mercedes-Benz SL500 AMG Sport

Recommended tire inflation for Mercedes-Benz SL500 AMG Sport is 30 psi to 32 psi for front tires and 33 psi to 34 psi for rear tires.

Tire Size Front Tire Pressure Rear Tire Pressure
F: 255/40R18 95Y
R: 285/35R18 97Y
30 - 32 psi 33 - 34 psi

Tire Pressure for Mercedes-Benz SL500 Base Model

Recommended tire inflation for Mercedes-Benz SL500 Base Model is 26 psi to 27 psi for front tires and 29 psi for rear tires.

Tire Size Front Tire Pressure Rear Tire Pressure
255/40R18 95V 26 psi 29 psi
F: 255/40R18 95W
R: 285/35R18 97W
26 - 27 psi 29 psi
255/45R17 98V 26 psi 29 psi

Recommended tire inflation for Mercedes-Benz SL500 original equipment tire sizes with matching trims and model years.

Tire Size Front Tire Pressure Rear Tire Pressure
255/40R18 95V 26 psi 29 psi
Years: 2005
Trims: Base Model
F: 255/40R18 95W
R: 285/35R18 97W
26 - 32 psi 29 - 34 psi
Years: 2005 - 2006
Trims: Base Model AMG Sport
255/45R17 98V 26 psi 29 psi
Years: 2005 - 2006
Trims: Base Model

What is the correct tire pressure for Mercedes-Benz SL500?

Recommended tire pressure for Mercedes-Benz SL500 tires is 26 psi to 34 psi, set by Mercedes-Benz manufacturer and based on model's original equipment tire size to optimize vehicle performance, fuel efficiency and safety.

Where do I find the recommended tire pressure for Mercedes-Benz SL500?

Mercedes-Benz SL500 recommended tire pressure can be found in owner's manual, on a tire placard on the side of driver's door or door jam, on the trunk lid, in the console or on the fuel door. Tire inflation will be listed in psi (pounds per square inch), bar or kPa (kilopascals).

How to check Mercedes-Benz SL500 tire pressure?

To check Mercedes-Benz SL500 tire pressure you will first need to determine its recommended tire pressure for the front and rear tires. Take off tire valve caps and use a tire pressure gauge to check tire inflation in every tire. Adjust Mercedes-Benz SL500 tire pressure to its recommended levels. If overinflated, let some air out by pressing down the center plunger in the valve stem. If underinflated, add air with tire inflator. Recheck tire pressure to make sure all tires are properly inflated. Replace the valve stem caps. Make sure to check tire pressure when tires are "cold" and have not been driven for at least 3 hours. Remember that the front and rear tire pressures may differ.

What is proper tire pressure for Mercedes-Benz SL500 replacement tires?

If you replace Mercedes-Benz SL500 original equipment tires with non-stock tires that have different size or load capacity, new tires may require substantially different inflation pressures. Use our Replacement Tire Pressure Calculator to find proper tire inflation when switching to a different tire size.

What is optimal winter tire pressure for Mercedes-Benz SL500?

Tire pressure fluctuates with ambient temperatures. When temperatures drop, Mercedes-Benz SL500 tires may lose approximately 1 psi of air pressure for every 10 degree Fahrenheit decrease. During winter Mercedes-Benz SL500 tires can be inflated 3 to 5 psi above the recommended tire pressure settings to compensate for lower temperatures. Do not overinflate above the maximum tire inflation pressure value 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.

Is my Mercedes-Benz SL500 equipped with Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)?

If your Mercedes-Benz SL500 is built after 2007, it is most likely equipped with a Tire Pressure Monitoring System. Check owner's manual to see if your model has TPMS.

Why is my Mercedes-Benz SL500 TPMS warning light on?

If Mercedes-Benz SL500 TPMS warning light comes on and stays on, it means at least one of the tires is underinflated. If TPMS warning light goes on and off, fluctuating ambient temperatures may be the reason. If Mercedes-Benz SL500 TPMS warning light flashes for 90 seconds when you start the vehicle and then remains illuminated, the TPMS is not functioning properly and you should have it serviced.

How to reset Mercedes-Benz SL500 Tire Pressure Monitoring System?

To reset TPMS on Mercedes-Benz SL500, follow the instructions in owner's manual. If TPMS will not reset, there may be a problem with tire pressure sensors.

All listed data and/or calculations are for informational purposes only. TirePressure.com does not warrant or make any representations regarding the accuracy of or the results of the use of this information. Always refer to vehicle owner's manual for recommended tire pressure settings. Never overinflate or overload a tire beyond its maximum capabilities listed on sidewall.