Recommended tire pressure for Subaru WRX
It is vital to maintain proper tire inflation pressures for Subaru WRX 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 Subaru WRX tire pressure regularly, and monitor Subaru WRX 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 Subaru WRX. Use Subaru WRX recommended tire pressure settings listed on the tire pressure chart found in Subaru WRX 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 Subaru WRX 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 Subaru WRX may have different recommended tire inflation pressures for front and rear tires, especially if equipped with staggered tires. Keep your Subaru WRX tires inflated at recommended tire inflation pressures at all times for your driving comfort and safety.
If you replace Subaru WRX 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 Subaru WRX tires. Subaru WRX 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. Subaru WRX replacement tires must have equal or greater speed rating compared to the original equipment tires if your Subaru WRX speed capability is to be maintained. It is recommended that tire installers refer to the Subaru WRX owner’s manual to identify any tire speed rating restriction or recommendation that could affect the operation of the vehicle. If your Subaru WRX 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 Subaru WRX 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 Subaru WRX manual to find its original equipment tire sizes and load ratings. Always refer to the Subaru WRX owner’s manual for any specific safety advice regarding the application of Subaru WRX replacement tires.
Subaru WRX tire pressure may fluctuate with ambient temperatures, so check Subaru WRX tire pressure when ambient temperatures change. In winter when temperatures drop, Subaru WRX tires may deflate by approximately 1 psi for each 10 degree Fahrenheit decrease in temperature. Maintain proper Subaru WRX winter tire pressure by adding air to your tires as needed to the recommended tire inflation levels.
Subaru WRX 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 Subaru WRX is equipped with tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS), pay attention to low tire pressure warning light being on. Ensure Subaru WRX 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 Subaru WRX?
Recommended tire pressure for Subaru WRX is determined by the manufacturer based on your vehicle's characteristics and original equipment tire sizes. Select your Subaru WRX year to get recommended tire inflation pressures for Subaru WRX tires.
Where do I find recommended tire inflation pressures for Subaru WRX?
You can find your Subaru WRX recommended tire pressure in Subaru WRX 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 Subaru WRX will be listed in psi, bar or kPa.
How to check Subaru WRX tire pressure?
Proper Subaru WRX tire inflation is essential to the overall tire performance and safety. To check tire pressure for Subaru WRX you will need to know its recommended tire pressure and a tire pressure gauge. Check cold inflation pressures in Subaru WRX tires with tire pressure gauge and adjust to Subaru WRX recommended tire inflation pressures as needed by adding or releasing air. Make sure to check tire inflation for your Subaru WRX regularly to ensure safe and comfortable drive.
Is my Subaru WRX equipped with a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)?
If your Subaru WRX is made after 2007, it should be equipped with tire pressure monitoring system. To confirm if your Subaru WRX has TPMS, turn on the ignition without starting the engine. If a tire icon with an exclamation sign lights up on your dashboard, your Subaru WRX is equipped with TPMS. You can also check Subaru WRX owner's manual for more information.
Why is Subaru WRX tire pressure warning light on?
If your Subaru WRX 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 Subaru WRX low tire pressure warning light is on, check all Subaru WRX 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 Subaru WRX tire pressure monitoring system?
To reset tire pressure monitoring system for Subaru WRX, make sure front and rear tires are inflated to the recommended levels. Refer to your owner's manual on how to reset Subaru WRX TPMS.
What is recommended winter tire pressure for Subaru WRX?
Recommended tire pressure for Subaru WRX is the same for any season, but you may inflate your Subaru WRX 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 Subaru WRX tire pressure more often in the winter to keep tires properly inflated for a safe ride on snow and icy roads.