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OEM Tires Pressures -2012 E350 Wagon with 18-inch Wheels

I am upgrading my 2012 E350 4Matic Sport Wagon from the stock 17-inch to 18-inch OEM Mercedes wheels (18x8.5 all around) with the recommended 245/40-18 tires (all around).

Can someone with a 2011 or 2012 Wagon with the R08 wheel package option (18-inch wheels) please post a photo of the inside of the fuel fill cap so I can see the normal and max load tires pressures for the wagon with the 18-inch wheel option?

It continues to surprise me that Mercedes doesn't post the recommended tire pressures for all the different available wheel/tire sizes in the door jam or the owner's manual. They also need to post recommended winter tire pressures. What if an owner with 18-inch wheels wants to install 17-inch winter wheels/tires? As I've noted in the past, BMW posts all this info in their owner's manuals and it's very handy. Mercedes should really do the same.

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Have you tried calling your local dealership's service or parts department and asking one of them as to the recommended pressure?
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whats the best tire pressure for my mercedes 2012 E350 4Matic
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I know this is an old (2 yrs old) thread.

BUT tire pressure is tire pressure. it does not matter if you have 15" wheels with a 44" tall tire or a 22" wheel with a 24" tall tire. 35 psi is 35 psi. now the volume of air in the 44" tire will be greater than in the 24" tall tire.

I set all my tires when I do services at my dealer to 35 psi front and rear for cars. if its a SUV than I set them at 36 frt and 37/38 rear. tire size and wheel size makes no difference.


IMO for winter tires run them a tad lower to give yourself a wider foot print.
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