2015 Porsche Macan: Properly Balanced
February 20, 2015
Our Macan's TPMS measures the psi as the vehicle is moving. But unlike our long-term Mini Cooper it performs this action very quickly. It's complete by the time I get out of our parking garage. And if I leave the display on the instrument panel, it keeps adjusting on the fly.
With the Porsche's tires properly inflated and balanced, the ride in the Macan was admirably smooth and comfortable even on our bumpy L.A. freeways.
As educated readers, I'm sure you know to check the air pressure in your tires often. Most people don't know this, however. I was telling a friend about my tire adventures and she told me she just bought new tires, so she knew her tires were properly inflated.
She bought those tires two months ago, and I know she hasn't checked the pressure since. She lives in a state where you are not allowed to pump your own gas. So I told her the next time she filled up to ask the station attendant to check her tire pressure. She doesn't even have to get her hands dirty or worry that she isn't doing it properly.
How often do you check the tire pressure in your car?
Donna DeRosa, Managing Editor @ 12,938 miles