What is the Right Tire Pressure for My Hyundai?

February 28th, 2019 by

Driver checking air pressure and filling air in the tires of carMaintaining proper tire pressure not only optimizes vehicle performance but can also extend the life of your tires. While proper tire pressure varies from model to model, Hyundai has made checking tire pressure easy for Denver drivers. Find out more about optimizing your tire pressure with Planet Hyundai, then learn about Hyundai Sonata tire pressure recommendations at Planet Hyundai today.

Hyundai Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

Your new Hyundai vehicle is smartly equipped with the Hyundai TPMS, a tire pressure monitoring system that keeps tabs on the exact pressure in each tire. Once you start driving, your vehicle will start evaluating the tires’ pressure levels and display their measurements on your dash within a few minutes. If any tire’s pressure is too low, this system will alert you and indicate which tire needs air and how much. If a tire flashes red, it is in need of assistance.

If your system is alerting you to an issue, despite having just filled your tires to the proper psi, it’s possible a service professional may need to perform a Hyundai TPMS reset. Lakewood drivers can visit the experts at Planet Hyundai service center for help.

Tire Pressure Tips

Tires with low-pressure experience increased of friction between the road and the tire. This can result in extra wear and tear on your wheels, which lead to a call to Hyundai Roadside Assistance, a possible accident, or preventable repairs. To help avoid an unwanted incident, keep the following in mind:

  • Make a habit of checking your tire pressure on a regular basis, at least once a week. You can do this by viewing your TPMS Hyundai display on your instrument cluster.
  • Depending on driving habits, tires can naturally lose 1-2 psi per month.
  • Pressure can fluctuate with shifts in outside temperature, especially in extreme cold.
  • If you notice a tire needs air frequently, check over your tire tread. It’s possible there is a small hole or nail somewhere in the tread. This can be an easy repair when caught early.

We are Here for Your Hyundai Service Needs

Planet Hyundai wants to see your Hyundai running strong for years to come and we’re here to help with all your service needs. Whether you need a major repair or just want to learn how to change a flat tire, you can count on us. Schedule an appointment if you need help!

When you want to learn more with our team, read up on how to connect your Hyundai to Bluetooth®, or learn what to do when your check engine light is on. We’d also love to help you compare the Hyundai Elantra vs. Kia Forte or learn more about Santa Fe seating.

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