Compare 1997 GMC C1500 Suburban Tires

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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!

1997 GMC C1500 Suburban Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your GMC C1500 Suburban 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
1997 GMC C1500 Suburban SLT Shop P235/75R15 S 32 PSI/41 PSI
1997 GMC C1500 Suburban SLE Shop P235/75R15 S 32 PSI/41 PSI
1997 GMC C1500 Suburban Base Shop P235/75R15 S 32 PSI/41 PSI

1997 GMC C1500 Suburban SLT

- Size: Shop P235/75R15

- Speed Rating: S

- Inflation F/R: 32 PSI/41 PSI

1997 GMC C1500 Suburban SLE

- Size: Shop P235/75R15

- Speed Rating: S

- Inflation F/R: 32 PSI/41 PSI

1997 GMC C1500 Suburban Base

- Size: Shop P235/75R15

- Speed Rating: S

- Inflation F/R: 32 PSI/41 PSI

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

Recommended Tires for Your 1997 GMC C1500 Suburban

What tires are best for a 1997 GMC C1500 Suburban? The following tire brands and types are a great fit for your GMC C1500 Suburban.

Bridgestone Blizzak DM-V2
Blizzak DM-V2

  • No warranty
  • Winter
  • Winter
Firestone Destination LE3
Destination LE3

  • No warranty
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
Primewell Valera A/T
Valera A/T

  • See Store For Details
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
Firestone Winterforce 2 UV
Winterforce 2 UV

  • No warranty
  • Winter
  • Winter

Buy Tires for 1997 GMC C1500 Suburban

Finding the right tires can be quick and easy, especially when you have all the information you need to make a good decision. That's why you should come to see us when it's time to buy new tires for your 1997 GMC C1500 Suburban. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the tire shop of choice for GMC C1500 Suburban tire options. Whether you want a tire that's built to handle diverse terrain, improve fuel-efficiency, or take tight corners, you'll find good tires that match your budget.

View the tires GMC recommends for 1997 C1500 Suburbans, plus useful info about GMC C1500 Suburban 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.”

Apart from finding the right tire size, you also want to consider a handful of other factors when buying new GMC C1500 Suburban tires like how and where you drive, and how much you want to spend. If you live in Florida, you probably won't want to buy studdable snow tires. In Colorado, though, there's a good chance you'll want GMC C1500 Suburban snow tires for a good portion of the year, and maybe even all-season tires for year-round comfort and versatility.

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. It's not uncommon for drivers in states that experience all four seasons to buy more than one set of tires. one for winter and one for summer. That way, they can maximize their GMC C1500 Suburban's performance during both seasons. Other drivers prefer to purchase one all-season set to limit trips to the tire shop and make sure their vehicle is prepared in the rain, sleet, snow, or sun!

Your personal driving style is the next factor to consider. Do you enjoy challenging the limits of your GMC C1500 Suburban? Adventuring where other vehicles can't? If you're an avid off-roader who yearns to pioneer new paths, you have very different tire needs than a highway commuter who doesn't hit the hills very often. You'll want tires that can stand up to gravel, sand, stone, and dirt. A larger tire with stiff sidewalls and a wide tread pattern can help prevent punctures and encourage stability on bumpy roads. But if you plan on sticking around town, a GMC C1500 Suburban tire that offers low rolling resistance for better fuel efficiency might be exactly what you want. 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 can buy 1997 GMC C1500 Suburban tires online now!

Tire Brands for GMC C1500 Suburbans

You have many great options for GMC C1500 Suburban tire brands when you visit Firestone Complete Auto Care. Two of them are Firestone and Bridgestone. Firestone tires for GMC C1500 Suburbans are always ready to get the job done! Harvey Firestone founded the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in Akron, Ohio in 1900. He was a boundary-pusher from the start. Firestone saw a future in automobile tires, so he started making and testing farm, truck, and passenger tires. One of the company's pioneering efforts was the introduction in 1908 of the first all-rubber, non-skid tire! Thanks to Harvey Firestone, Firestone Tires has been committed to staying ahead of the curve since day one. Firestone is now one of the largest tire manufacturers in the world with 8,000 different tires for a variety of vehicles — including the 1997 GMC C1500 Suburban.

Bridgestone is another smart move for GMC C1500 Suburban 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, providing world-class service, tires, and more to communities worldwide. As Shojiro Ishibashi said, Bridgestone is dedicated worldwide to "serve society with superior quality." What are you waiting for? If you want to drive with peace of mind, buy Bridgestone tires for a 1997 GMC C1500 Suburban today!

Installing GMC C1500 Suburban Tires

Firestone Complete Auto Care installs more tires on more cars than most other companies. We're a tire store that also offers professional tire installation, maintenance, and rotation, along with complete auto care. Shop 1997 GMC C1500 Suburban tires online and schedule an installation appointment. Many stores are open late and on weekends to better fit your busy schedule.

1997 GMC C1500 Suburban Tire Q&A

Inspecting and caring for your tires is one of the best ways to help them last. Get answers to common GMC C1500 Suburban tire questions and learn how to care for new tires.

  • Is GMC tire inflation important? A small decrease in tire pressure can have a big impact on your driving. Maintaining proper tire pressure can help improve braking time, increase fuel economy, and boost tire lifespan.
  • What do the numbers on my GMC C1500 Suburban tires mean? Your tire sidewall numbers tell you the recommended load carrying capacity, speed rating, treadwear, traction, and tire size. Talk to a tire technician to learn how to read GMC tire numbers.
  • Can I check the tread depth on my GMC 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 GMC C1500 Suburban tires.