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With the weather in my part of the country oscillating almost daily between 80 and 30 degrees, I'm getting pretty regular low pressure warnings on cold days. The tag on the door frame says 35 lbs, what are you guys keeping your tires at?
 

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I believe the vehicle calls for 32 psi all around (I have the 245/45-18 tires). I usually bump mine up to 35 or 36 to help save a little on gas. I really don't notice and degradation in ride quality.
 

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The tire pressure should be kept at 35psi to compensate for the temperature change. Anything under 30 psi will trigger the sensor.
 

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I hate to revive an old thread, but I'm just curious if everyone still agrees on 35psi for the Cadenza tire pressures? I have the 19" wheels.
 

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I thought about increasing mine to 34, since I figured that'd be a happy medium. I read in a K900 review that once the reviewer increased the tire pressures all around, the car tracked better with very little ride degradation. Thanks!
 

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I thought about increasing mine to 34, since I figured that'd be a happy medium. I read in a K900 review that once the reviewer increased the tire pressures all around, the car tracked better with very little ride degradation. Thanks!
I used to run mine at 32psi, but for the past year have been on 34psi. Saw a small improvement in gas mileage, but I think the increase made the vehicle handle better. It turned faster in to corners, and acceleration out was much improved.
 

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I used to run mine at 32psi, but for the past year have been on 34psi. Saw a small improvement in gas mileage, but I think the increase made the vehicle handle better. It turned faster in to corners, and acceleration out was much improved.
That's great to hear! I will adjust mine and hopefully feel the same improvements. Tire pressures have always been something that I'm very picky about. Thanks for the information.
 

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That's the thing, Car manufacture recommends 32 for comfort...yet most of the tires I've owned have a max of 51. Now, I'd never run at 51, probably loosen every bolt in the car. But there really isn't much of an issue running from 35-40 cold if the tires are rated well above that. Thad said, traction will typically suffer the higher you go. So if you're at 42, expect issues in tight turns, fast takeoffs or even wet weather; also will likely get you stuck in thick sand.


Me personally I'll check pressure late afternoon after a drive, let tires cool out of sunlight for about 20-30 minutes, then check. Keep that at 36, which leads to a cold morning of about 33, hot run of about 38-40. I make major adjustment about 3 times a year, end of summer, middle of winter, and late spring, dependent on constant temperatures at the time.
 
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