Compare 1986 GMC C2500 Suburban Tires

GMC C2500 Suburban 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!

1986 GMC C2500 Suburban Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your GMC C2500 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
1986 GMC C2500 Suburban Base* Shop LT235/85R16/E None PSI/80 PSI
1986 GMC C2500 Suburban Base* Shop LT235/85R16/D None 44 PSI/ PSI
1986 GMC C2500 Suburban Base* Shop LT235/85R16/E None 44 PSI/80 PSI

1986 GMC C2500 Suburban Base*

- Size: Shop LT235/85R16/E

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: PSI/80 PSI

1986 GMC C2500 Suburban Base*

- Size: Shop LT235/85R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 44 PSI/ PSI

1986 GMC C2500 Suburban Base*

- Size: Shop LT235/85R16/E

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 44 PSI/80 PSI

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

Recommended Tires for Your 1986 GMC C2500 Suburban

What tires are best for a 1986 GMC C2500 Suburban? The following tire brands and types are a great fit for your GMC C2500 Suburban.

Firestone Destination M/T2
Destination M/T2

  • No warranty
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
Firestone Destination X/T
Destination X/T

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
Firestone Transforce AT2
Transforce AT2

  • No warranty
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
Firestone Transforce HT2
Transforce HT2

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
Primewell Valera H/T LTR
Valera H/T LTR

  • Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires

Get the Right Tires for 1986 GMC C2500 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 1986 GMC C2500 Suburban. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the tire shop of choice for GMC C2500 Suburban tire options. Whether you need a tire that's designed to improve fuel economy, take tight corners, or handle off-road terrain, you'll find good tires that match your budget.

View GMC-recommended tires for your 1986 C2500 Suburban, plus helpful information about GMC C2500 Suburban tire pressure, tire size, and speed rating. Take it from one of our tire technicians, Brianna: "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, there are a couple of other factors to consider when buying GMC C2500 Suburban tires like where and how you drive, and what tire brand you trust most. If you live in south Texas, 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 C2500 Suburban 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. It's not uncommon for drivers in states that experience all four seasons to buy more than one set of tires. one for summer and one for winter. It's a smart way to capitalize on GMC C2500 Suburban's performance and safety throughout the year. 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!

Next, consider your driving style. Do you like taking your GMC C2500 Suburban far away from civilization? Adventuring where other vehicles can't? 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 sand, stone, gravel, dirt, and more. You might even want a bigger tire with stiffer sidewalls and a wide tread pattern to help prevent punctures and maintain stability on bumpy roads. But if you plan on sticking around town, a GMC C2500 Suburban 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 C2500 Suburban tires online. You're only a few clicks away from finding the right 1986 GMC C2500 Suburban tire for your needs.

Good Tire Brands for GMC C2500 Suburbans

You have so many options when it comes to tire brands that work for GMC C2500 Suburbans. Firestone and Bridgestone are two popular brands. Firestone tires for GMC C2500 Suburbans always deliver! Harvey Firestone started the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in 1900 in Akron, OH. He was a visionary from the beginning. Firestone recognized the untapped potential for auto tires, so he started making 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 1986 GMC C2500 Suburbans.

You can't go wrong with Bridgestone for GMC C2500 Suburban 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, providing exceptional service, tires, and more to drivers around the world. In the words of founder Shojiro Ishibashi, 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 1986 GMC C2500 Suburban today!

Installing GMC C2500 Suburban Tires

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 1986 GMC C2500 Suburban tires online and schedule your installation when it's convenient for you. Many stores are on weekends and into the evening to fit your schedule.

Questions About 1986 GMC C2500 Suburban Tires

Inspecting and caring for your tires is one of the best ways to help them last. Get answers to common GMC C2500 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 C2500 Suburban 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!
  • How do I check the tread depth on my GMC tires? All you need is a penny. Hold the penny so that Abraham Lincoln is facing you, then place your penny into a tread groove upside down. If you can see the top of Abe’s head, your tread is shallow and it might be time for new GMC C2500 Suburban tires.