Volvo XC60: Improving tire economy - Introduction - General information - Wheels and tires - Volvo XC60 Owner's ManualVolvo XC60: Improving tire economy

• Maintain correct tire pressure. See the tire inflation table on page 291.

• Drive smoothly: avoid fast starts, hard braking and tire screeching.

• Tire wear increases with speed.

• Correct front wheel alignment is very important.

• Unbalanced wheels impair tire economy and driving comfort.

• Tires must maintain the same direction of rotation throughout their lifetime.

• When replacing tires, the tires with the most tread should be mounted on the rear wheels to reduce the chance of oversteer during hard braking.

• Hitting curbs or potholes can damage the tires and/or wheels permanently.

    Tire age
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    Summer and winter tires
    The arrows shows the direction of rotation of the tire • When switching between summer and winter tires, mark the tires to indicate where they were mounted on the car, e.g., LF = left front ...

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