GMC C1500 Tires Are Around the Corner

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 Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your GMC C1500 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 Sierra SL Shop P235/75R15 S 35 PSI/35 PSI
1997 GMC C1500 Sierra SLT Shop P235/75R15 S 35 PSI/35 PSI
1997 GMC C1500 Sierra SLE Shop P235/75R15 S 35 PSI/35 PSI
1997 GMC C1500 Sierra Special Shop P235/75R15 S 35 PSI/35 PSI
1997 GMC C1500 Sierra GT Shop P235/75R15 S 35 PSI/35 PSI

1997 GMC C1500 Sierra SL

- Size: Shop P235/75R15

- Speed Rating: S

- Inflation F/R: 35 PSI/35 PSI

1997 GMC C1500 Sierra SLT

- Size: Shop P235/75R15

- Speed Rating: S

- Inflation F/R: 35 PSI/35 PSI

1997 GMC C1500 Sierra SLE

- Size: Shop P235/75R15

- Speed Rating: S

- Inflation F/R: 35 PSI/35 PSI

1997 GMC C1500 Sierra Special

- Size: Shop P235/75R15

- Speed Rating: S

- Inflation F/R: 35 PSI/35 PSI

1997 GMC C1500 Sierra GT

- Size: Shop P235/75R15

- Speed Rating: S

- Inflation F/R: 35 PSI/35 PSI

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

Recommended Tires for Your 1997 GMC C1500

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

Bridgestone Blizzak DM-V2
Blizzak DM-V2

  • No warranty
  • Winter
  • Winter
Firestone Destination A/T2
Destination A/T2

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
Firestone Destination LE3
Destination LE3

  • No warranty
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
Bridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza Plus
Dueler H/L Alenza Plus

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
Primewell PS830/850
PS830/850

  • Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Primewell Valera A/T
Valera A/T

  • See Store For Details
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
Primewell Valera H/T
Valera H/T

  • Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
Firestone Winterforce 2 UV
Winterforce 2 UV

  • No warranty
  • Winter
  • Winter

Buy Tires for 1997 GMC C1500

Buying new tires can be easy and quick, especially when you're equipped with quality information from the tire experts that know! That's why you should come to see us when it's time to buy new tires for your 1997 GMC C1500. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the place to go for GMC tires in all sizes, for all seasons. Whether you want tire that's made to handle diverse terrain, improve fuel-efficiency, or take tight corners, you'll find affordable tires that get the job done.

View the recommended tires for your 1997 GMC C1500, plus useful info about GMC C1500 tire size, speed rating, and tire pressure. Come to Firestone Complete Auto Care for tires and you'll experience our best service. As one of our tire managers, Ruben, says, “I make sure you know which tire is the best fit for your car, not only for performance but safety.”

Apart from finding the right tire size, you also want to think about a couple of other things when getting new GMC C1500 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. Somewhere like Colorado or even Kansas is a different story. You may want to invest in a set of GMC C1500 snow tires for one part of the year, and all-season tires for the rest of the year.

Think about where you live (countryside vs. city vs. mountains) and the kind of unexpected weather you're likely to experience when evaluating your driving conditions. Drivers in states that fully experience all four seasons often buy two sets of tires: one for winter and one for summer. It's a smart way to capitalize on GMC C1500's performance and safety throughout the year. Other drivers buy one set of all-season tires instead. That way they don't have to return to the tire shop and their vehicle is always ready for sun, rain, and light snow!

Driving style is next on the list to think about when buying tires. Do you enjoy pushing your GMC C1500 to the limits? Going where no vehicle has gone before? If you're a big off-roading fan you forges paths where others can't, you have very different needs than a long-distance commuter who sticks to the highway. You'll want strong tires that can take on gravel, sand, stone, and dirt. You might want to look at bigger tires with stiffer sidewalls and wider tread patterns to help protect against punctures and maintain balance in uneven road conditions. But if you plan on sticking around town, a GMC C1500 tire that offers low rolling resistance for better fuel efficiency might be exactly what you want. Talk to a tire technician at Firestone Complete Auto Care for help choosing the best tire for you, or start shopping for GMC C1500 tires online. You're only a click or two away from a new set of 1997 GMC C1500 tires.

Tire Brands for GMC C1500s

Firestone Complete Auto Care has plenty of good GMC C1500 tire brands for you to choose from. Two of them are Firestone and Bridgestone. GMC C1500 Firestone tires are tires you can count on. Harvey Firestone founded the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in Akron, Ohio in 1900. He was a visionary from the get-go. Firestone recognized the untapped potential for auto 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. Today, Firestone is one of the largest tire manufacturers in the world. They make 8,000 different tires for all sorts of vehicles — including 1997 GMC C1500s.

You can't go wrong with Bridgestone for GMC C1500 tires, too. Bridgestone Tire Company Ltd. was founded by Shojiro Ishibashi in Japan in 1931 and merged with The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in 1990. Today, Bridgestone Tires has more than 55,000 employees and 50 production facilities throughout the Americas. The company is a global leader in rubber products and tire technology, delivering outstanding tires, service, and more to drivers 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 today!

GMC C1500 Tire Rotation, Repair & More

We sell tires, but we also service them and care for all the around-the-wheel components. We're a tire store that also offers professional tire installation, maintenance, and rotation, along with complete auto care. Buy 1997 GMC C1500 tires online and schedule your installation when it's convenient for you. Many stores are open late and on weekends to better fit your busy schedule.

1997 GMC C1500 Tire Questions

Inspecting and caring for your tires is one of the best ways to help them last. Get answers to common GMC C1500 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 tire sidewall numbers mean for my GMC C1500? 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!
  • Is there an easy way to check GMC tire tread depth? 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 tires.