Toyota tyre pressure and size guide

Toyota wheels and tyres

This is our guide to Toyota tyre pressure and tyre advice. When it comes to car maintenance, many of us think only about oil changes and brake pads. However, tyres also deserve our attention, since they’re the only part of our vehicles that actually touch the road surface.

In this article we provide information concerning tyre law in the UK and on the continent (where motorway speeds can be higher) and inform you of the tyre sizes and preferred pressure levels for all models in the current Toyota passenger vehicle range.

Toyota tyre pressure and size guide

The tyre sizes and recommended general inflation pressures for all current models in the Toyota passenger vehicle range can be found in the table below. Inflation pressures for older models can usually be found either on one of the car’s B-pillars, on the inside of the glove box lid, or within the owner’s manual.

MODELTYRE SIZEPRESSURE FRONTPRESSURE REAR
Aygo165/60 R152.3 bar or 33 psi2.3 bar or 33 psi
Yaris185/65 R152.3 bar or 33 psi2.2 bar or 32 psi
Yaris195/55 R162.2 bar or 32 psi2.0 bar or 29 psi
Yaris205/45 R172.2 bar or 32 psi2.0 bar or 29 psi
GR Yaris225/40 R182.2 bar or 32 psi2.0 bar or 29 psi
Yaris Cross205/65 R162.3 bar or 33 psi2.2 bar or 32 psi
Yaris Cross215/55 R172.2 bar or 32 psi2.0 bar or 29 psi
Yaris Cross215/50 R182.2 bar or 32 psi2.0 bar or 29 psi
Corolla205/55 R162.5 bar or 36 psi2.4 bar or 35 psi
Corolla225/45 R172.3 bar or 33 psi2.1 bar or 31 psi
Corolla225/40 R182.3 bar or 33 psi2.1 bar or 31 psi
Camry215/55 R172.4 bar or 35 psi2.4 bar or 35 psi
Camry235/45 R182.4 bar or 35 psi2.4 bar or 35 psi
Toyota C-HR215/60 R172.3 bar or 33 psi2.3 bar or 33 psi
Toyota C-HR225/50 R182.3 bar or 33 psi2.3 bar or 33 psi
RAV4225/65 R172.3 bar or 33 psi2.3 bar or 33 psi
RAV4225/60 R182.3 bar or 33 psi2.3 bar or 33 psi
RAV4235/55 R192.3 bar or 33 psi2.3 bar or 33 psi
RAV4 Plug-in235/55 R192.3 bar or 33 psi2.3 bar or 33 psi
Highlander235/55 R202.7 bar or 38 psi2.7 bar or 38 psi
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GR Supra (front)255/35 R192.2 bar or 32 psin/a
GR Supra (rear)275/35 R19n/a2.2 bar or 32 psi
Prius195/65 R152.5 bar or 36 psi2.4 bar or 35 psi
Prius215/45 R172.2 bar or 32 psi2.1 bar or 30 psi
Prius Plug-in195/65 R152.5 bar or 36 psi2.4 bar or 35 psi
Land Cruiser245/70 R172.2 bar or 32 psi2.2 bar or 32 psi
Land Cruiser265/65 R172.2 bar or 32 psi2.2 bar or 32 psi
Land Cruiser265/55 R192.2 bar or 32 psi2.2 bar or 32 psi
Proace Verso215/65 R162.9 bar or 42 psi2.9 bar or 42 psi
Proace Verso215/60 R172.9 bar or 42 psi2.9 bar or 42 psi
Hilux225/70 R172.4 bar or 35 psi2.4 bar or 35 psi
Hilux265/65 R172.0 bar or 29 psi2.0 bar or 29 psi
Hilux265/60 R182.0 bar or 29 psi2.0 bar or 29 psi
Mirai235/55 R192.3 bar or 33 psi2.3 bar or 33 psi
Mirai245/45 R202.3 bar or 33 psi2.3 bar or 33 psi

Recently discontinued models:

Auris205/55 R162.3 bar or 33 psi2.3 bar or 33 psi
Auris225/45 R172.3 bar or 33 psi2.3 bar or 33 psi
Avensis205/60 R162.4 bar or 35 psi2.2 bar or 32 psi
Avensis215/55 R172.4 bar or 35 psi2.3 bar or 33 psi
Avensis225/45 R182.5 bar or 36 psi2.3 bar or 33 psi
Verso205/65 R162.4 bar or 35 psi2.3 bar or 33 psi
Verso205/55 R172.4 bar or 35 psi2.3 bar or 33 psi
RAV4 (prev)225/65 R172.2 bar or 32 psi2.2 bar or 32 psi
RAV4 (prev)235/55 R182.2 bar or 32 psi2.2 bar or 32 psi

Toyota tyre pressure frequently asked questions

Toyota Tyre Pressure - 2020 Toyota Yaris wheel

1. What is the required tyre tread depth in the UK?

The UK government states that cars, light vans and light trailers must have a minimum tread depth of 1.6mm and “there must be tread across the middle three-quarters and around the entire tyre.”*

Toyota Tyre Pressure - 2020 Toyota Corolla GR Sport wheel

2. Is there a general government recommendation for tyre pressure?

No, tyre pressure recommendations vary from car to car. Car manufacturers set the values for inflation levels.

Toyota Tyre Pressure - 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid 2WD wheel

3. Where can I check the pressures for my Toyota if it is not listed below?

The tyre pressure for your Toyota will be listed in the vehicle handbook and in the driver-side door recess.

Toyota Tyre Pressure - 2019 Toyota GR Supra wheel

4. What rules are there concerning tyre condition?

Your tyres should be free from certain cuts and other defects such as uneven tread wear and foreign objects, such as nails.

Tyre Pressure - 2019 Toyota Camry Hybrid Excel wheel

5. Are there any tyre-related laws that I should be aware of when driving on the continent?

Yes, but they are mainly concerned with the fitment of winter tyres. The European countries listed below legally enforce the use of winter tyres between the stated dates*. Minimum tread depths may also change in winter or from country to country, so it’s best to check local laws before you depart.

Austria1 November to 15 April
Estonia1 December to 28/29 February
Finland1 December to 28/29 February
GermanyIn adverse winter weather conditions
Latvia1 December to 28/29 February
NorwayIn adverse winter weather conditions winter tyres or chains must be used
Sweden1 December to 31 March
Mandatory winter tyre use in Europe*
2019 Toyota Prius Hybrid AWD-i Business Edition+ Wheel

6. Why do pressure levels vary depending on wheel size?

Pressures vary because larger diameter wheels use lower-profile tyres. Low profile tyres have less rolling resistance and drag than higher-walled tyres, so inflating them to the same level as high-profile rubber can give a harsh ride and increase road noise.

Did you find the answer in our Toyota tyre pressure guide? Head to our customer website to find more specific information about your car or to request a tyre check from your local dealer.

*Information correct at time of publication

228 comments

  1. I’ve just bought a new Verso and checked the tyre pressure details on this Toyota website which states: ’16-inch wheels, diesel (Active and Icon): The front tyres require 36 psi at speeds of 99mph and below. At speeds above 99mph, the front tyres should be inflated to 41 psi. The rear tyres should be inflated to 33 psi at speeds at or below 99mph and to 38 at speeds above.’ Are there different tyre pressures when the car is fully loaded or does the above, i.e. 36 for the front and 33 for the rear, still apply regardless of the loaded weight of the vehicle?

    1. Hi there,
      Thanks for your post. There are different tyre pressures that will be recommended depending on the weight of what you’re carrying. Is there anything specific? It may help us to determine your answer. Many thanks.

      1. I’m imagining various scenarios, e.g. 5 adults plus luggage; 7 adults with limited luggage; 3 adults and the car packed to the roof with stuff for uni … What do you recommend?

      2. Hi Gerwyn. Apologies for the delay in responding. We’re taking a look at this, but could you post your car’s reg number? It will not be made public. Thank you.

    1. Hi Pat,
      Thanks for getting in touch. We would firstly recommend taking a look in the owners manual, this should contain all information about tyre pressures. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please let us know your registration number and tyre size. Many thanks.

  2. Hi,

    I have a 1.0 Yaris Active: On here it says it has 14″ steel wheels…In the Yaris Spec Sales Guide it says 15″ Steel wheels! Can you confirm which they are? Makes a difference for tyre pressures. My guide gives a Standard tyre Pressure and an Eco Tyre Pressure…i do not have an Eco mode for driving…What should i use?

    1. Hi Scott,

      Thanks for contacting us. We’re sorry about the confusion here, the correct wheel size is 15″ for the Yaris Active – we will correct this in the blog. Thanks for pointing it out to us. You would use the standard tyre pressure if your car does not have this mode.

      Thanks

      Maria

  3. Hi my 2008 toyota auris uses 205/r55/16 ” tires but I want to upgrade to 215/r55/16″tires.kindly advise.

    1. Hi Bernard,
      Have you been to see your local dealer about this? They are the best people to advise on specific tyres.

  4. Hi,

    I’ve recently purchased Toyota Auris 2012 Hybrid with original 17″ alloy wheels from one of the dealers. Am I still able to install 15″ alloy wheels for winter with 195/65R15 tyres? I want to have a separate set of wheels for winter/summer to feel safer during winter.
    I’m looking at 6.0J (or 6.5J) x 15 wheels with offset = 45mm. Are these parameters ok?

    Thanks,
    Alex

    1. Hi Alex,
      We can only advise winter tyres on a like for like basis – so that for a 2012 Auris Hybrid, on the original 17″ wheels, we will only advise the Yokohama 215/45 R17 91V winter tyres, available through our Centres. Hope this helps!

      1. Hi Ella,

        Thank you for your advise but the set of these tyres would cost me just as much as set of 4 15″ alloy wheels + set of winter tyres.
        Could you please advise if 15″ 6.0J/6.5J ET45 5/114.3 alloy wheels (I’m not asking for tyres) will fit Toyota Auris 2012?

        Thanks,
        Alex

  5. Hi Alex,
    In (late) 2012, the current generation Auris was launched. Assuming that this vehicle is a previous generation Auris, the 15’’ wheels should be 6J, have a PCD of 114.3 mm but the inset should be 39 mm (and not 45 mm as mentioned in your previous comment).

  6. I have a 2016 avensis estate and have a problem with tyre sensor since a tyre was changed. All pressures are correct but sensor light will not go off. Any ideas?

  7. Hi there,
    We’d have to advise contacting your local Toyota Centre for information on this. They should be able to diagnose the issue.

  8. Hi, I have just purchased a 58 (2008) 1.3 SR and have noticed that the tyres on it are 195 50 16. On tyre websites such as Natiomnal Tyres, Formula 1 etc they are stating 205 45 17 w rated. Which is correct?.

    1. Hi Barry,
      Thank you for getting in touch with us. We’re looking in to this at the moment, please could you give is your VIN or Reg number so we can give you a more detailed answer. Many thanks.

  9. I have a 2016 Auris Hybrid Excel which has 17 inch tyres on it but could I, for fuel efficiency, go down to 15 or 16 inch tyres?

    1. Hi Steve,
      Thanks for getting in touch. We wouldn’t recommend changing the size of your tyres as this can affect your 5 year warranty. Many thanks.

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