Honda Civic: Tire Service Life - Checking and Maintaining Tires - Maintenance - Honda Civic Owners ManualHonda Civic: Tire Service Life

The life of your tires is dependent on many factors, including driving habits, road conditions, vehicle loading, inflation pressure, maintenance history, speed, and environmental conditions (even when the tires are not in use).

In addition to regular inspections and inflation pressure maintenance, it is recommended that you have annual inspections performed once the tires reach five years old. All tires, including the spare, should be removed from service after 10 years from the date of manufacture, regardless of their condition or state of wear.

    Wear Indicators
    The groove where the wear indicator is located is 1/16 inch (1.6 mm) shallower than elsewhere on the tire. If the tread has worn so that the indicator is exposed, replace the tire. Worn out t ...

    Tire and Wheel Replacement
    Replace your tires with radials of the same size, load range, speed rating, and maximum cold tire pressure rating (as shown on the tire’s sidewall). Using tires of a different size or constr ...

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    Control panel for dual-zone automatic climate control
    Control panel for dual-zone automatic climate control Canada only 1 To set the temperature, left. 2 To defrost the windshield. 3 To switch the ZONE function on/off. 4 To activate/deactivate coo ...

    Brake force display
    The concept ▷ During normal brake application, the outer brake lamps light up. ▷ During heavy brake application, the inner brake lamps light up in addition. ...