Jump to content

Tyre pressure


the dane
 Share

Recommended Posts


I agree Kesawi. 40psi is the minimum pressure I run to get decent tyre life. In particular front left cops a hiding from roundabouts. So keep tyre pressures up!

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 2 months later...

Yep, recommended tyre pressures are for a comfort ride. I've been keeping mine at 40psi for the last year and have noticed significant increases in tyre life and fuel economy, and no noticeable difference in ride comfort - then again, I drive around Sydney which has the worst roads in the Commonwealth!

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 3 weeks later...

Not sure if it is that relevant but all the replies have been from owners with the larger wheels and the low profile tyres(KX-S & Grande). Not sure if the OP has the KX-R 2013 which has the 17" rims and the higher profile tyres?
I have the 17" rims and used the 40 psi pressure for the past couple of years but lately I dropped it to 36 and I notice that it grips better when cornering and has slightly less slip in the wet. Definitely a better ride and steering at 36. I might go halfway and try them at 38psi for a while.

My dealer did recommend 40 psi but when they did the 10k/k service some dumbass there put 60psi in them...  not impressed.

Edited by KX-R & ACV40R
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

Toyota Owners Club AU © 2020 | This Website has no association with Toyota (AU) or Toyota Motor Corporation. | Cookies | Privacy Policy | Terms & Conditions

×
×
  • Create New...

Forums


News


Membership