1996 Chevrolet Cavalier Tires

1996 Chevrolet Cavalier Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your Chevrolet Cavalier tire size? Use the following chart to find information on tire size, speed rating, and inflation.

Trim Level Tire Size Speed Rating Inflation in PSI F/R
1996 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Shop P195/65R15 S 30 PSI/30 PSI
1996 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 Shop P205/55R16 H 30 PSI/30 PSI
1996 Chevrolet Cavalier Base Shop P195/70R14 S 30 PSI/30 PSI

1996 Chevrolet Cavalier LS

- Size: Shop P195/65R15

- Speed Rating: S

- Inflation F/R: 30 PSI/30 PSI

1996 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24

- Size: Shop P205/55R16

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 30 PSI/30 PSI

1996 Chevrolet Cavalier Base

- Size: Shop P195/70R14

- Speed Rating: S

- Inflation F/R: 30 PSI/30 PSI

* Note: these models have different tire sizes depending on vehicle options.

Buy Tires for 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier

Buying new tires can be easy and quick, especially when you're equipped with quality information from the tire experts that know! That's one reason it's a good idea to visit us when you're ready to buy new  1996 Chevrolet Cavalier tires. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the place to go for Chevrolet tires in all sizes, for all seasons. Whether you need a tire that's designed to take tight corners, handle diverse terrain, or improve fuel-efficiency, you'll find affordable tires that get the job done.

View the tires Chevrolet recommends for 1996 Cavaliers, plus important information about Chevrolet Cavalier tire size, speed rating, and tire pressure. Your vehicle can't drive correctly without the correct tires. As one of our tire technicians, Brianna, explains, "You want to find the correct size for your tire. It matters in alignments and keeping your vehicle driving the way it’s supposed to.”

Other than getting the proper tire size, you also want to think about a couple of other things when getting new Chevrolet Cavalier tires like where and how you drive, and what tire brand you trust most. If you live in Louisiana, you probably won't need studded snow tires anytime soon. Somewhere like Colorado or even Kansas is a different story. You may want to invest in a set of Chevrolet Cavalier snow tires for one part of the year, and all-season tires for the rest of the year.

When evaluating your driving conditions, think about where you live (countryside vs. city vs. mountains) and the kind of unexpected weather you're likely to experience. Many drivers who live in states that experience all four seasons choose to purchase two sets of tires: one for summer and one for winter. It's one of the best ways to maximize their Chevrolet Cavalier's safety and performance from January to December. Other drivers prefer the convenience of all-season tires. They make one trip to the tire shop and they're pretty much ready for rain, light snow, or sun!

Next, consider your driving style. Do you enjoy pushing your Chevrolet Cavalier to the limits? Hitting the road less traveled? If you're a diehard off-roader, you have very different tire needs than a highway commuter who doesn't leave the paved path. You'll want strong tires that can take on sand, stone, gravel, dirt, and more. You might want to look at bigger tires with stiffer sidewalls and wider tread patterns to help protect against punctures and maintain balance on bumpy roads. But if you plan on sticking around town, a Chevrolet Cavalier tire that offers a smooth, quiet ride might be exactly what you need. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for help selecting the tire that's right for you, or get started by browsing tires that fit your vehicle. You're only a click or two away from a new set of 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier tires.

Chevrolet Cavalier Tire Brands

Firestone Complete Auto Care has plenty of good Chevrolet Cavalier tire brands for you to choose from. Two of them are Firestone and Bridgestone. Firestone tires for Chevrolet Cavaliers are always ready to get the job done! Harvey Firestone started the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in 1900 in Akron, OH. He was a passionate inventor from the start. Firestone recognized the overwhelming potential for automobile tires, so he started producing and testing passenger, truck, and farm tires. One of the company's pioneering efforts was the introduction in 1908 of the first all-rubber, non-skid tire! Firestone Tires has been dedicated to staying one step ahead of the competition since day one, all thanks to Harvey Firestone. Firestone is now one of the largest tire manufacturers in the world with 8,000 different tires for a variety of vehicles — including the 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier.

Bridgestone is another smart move for Chevrolet Cavalier tires. In 1931, Shojiro Ishibashi founded The Bridgestone Tire Company Ltd. in Japan. In 1990, the company merged with The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company. Today, Bridgestone Tires has more than 55,000 employees and 50 production facilities throughout the Americas. The company remains an international leader in tire and rubber technology, delivering outstanding tires, service, and more to drivers worldwide. As Shojiro Ishibashi put it, Bridgestone is dedicated worldwide to "serve society with superior quality." That means you can buy superior quality Bridgestone tires for a 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier and drive with peace of mind!

Chevrolet Cavalier Tire Rotation, Repair & More

We sell tires, but we also service them and care for all the around-the-wheel components. We're your tire shop and a complete service center for tire installation, maintenance, repair, rotation, and alignment! We make it easy to buy new 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier tires online and book an installation appointment at the same time. Many stores are open late and on weekends to better fit your busy schedule.

Recommended Tires for Your 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier

What tires are best for a 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier? The following tire brands and types are a great fit for your Chevrolet Cavalier.

Firestone ALL SEASON
ALL SEASON

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Firestone Affinity Touring S4 FF
Affinity Touring S4 FF

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Primewell All Season
All Season

  • Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Bridgestone Blizzak WS80
Blizzak WS80

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • Winter
  • Winter
Bridgestone Blizzak WS90
Blizzak WS90

  • None
  • Winter
  • Winter
Firestone Champion Fuel Fighter
Champion Fuel Fighter

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Bridgestone Ecopia EP422
Ecopia EP422

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Bridgestone Ecopia EP422 Plus
Ecopia EP422 Plus

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Firestone FT140
FT140

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Firestone Firehawk AS
Firehawk AS

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Firestone Firehawk Indy 500
Firehawk Indy 500

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • Summer
  • Performance
Primewell PS830/850
PS830/850

  • Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Primewell PS890 Touring
PS890 Touring

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Bridgestone Potenza RE71R
Potenza RE71R

  • None
  • Summer
  • Performance
Bridgestone Potenza RE980AS
Potenza RE980AS

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Bridgestone Potenza S-04 PP
Potenza S-04 PP

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • Summer
  • Performance
Bridgestone Turanza QUIETTRACK
Turanza QUIETTRACK

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Primewell Valera Sport AS
Valera Sport AS

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Firestone WEATHERGRIP
WEATHERGRIP

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Firestone Winterforce 2
Winterforce 2

  • None
  • Winter
  • Winter

1996 Chevrolet Cavalier Tire Q&A

Inspecting and caring for your tires is one of the best ways to help them last. Get answers to common Chevrolet Cavalier tire questions and learn how to care for new tires.

  • Why does Chevrolet tire inflation matter? The right tire inflation helps increase fuel economy, improve braking time, and boost tire lifespan! The right tire pressure can make all the difference. Even a small change in tire pressure can impact your driving.
  • What do the numbers on my Chevrolet Cavalier tires mean? Your tire sidewall gives you information about load carrying capacity, speed rating, treadwear, traction, and tire size. Talk to one of our tire technicians to learn how to read the numbers on your tire!
  • Can I check the tread depth on my Chevrolet tires at home? Grab a penny. Hold the so that Abe Lincon's head is facing you and his hair is pointing toward the ground. Then, place the penny into a tread groove. If you can see the top of Abe’s head, your tread is shallow and it might be time for new Chevrolet Cavalier tires.

Get Tires for Your Chevrolet Cavalier

When it's time to buy new tires for your vehicle, turn to the skilled technicians at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care. Browse tires online and schedule an installation appointment today!