Compare 1997 GMC C2500 Suburban Tires

1997 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
1997 GMC C2500 Suburban SLT Shop LT245/75R16/E None 45 PSI/80 PSI
1997 GMC C2500 Suburban Base Shop LT245/75R16/E None 45 PSI/80 PSI
1997 GMC C2500 Suburban SLE Shop LT245/75R16/E None 45 PSI/80 PSI

1997 GMC C2500 Suburban SLT

- Size: Shop LT245/75R16/E

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 45 PSI/80 PSI

1997 GMC C2500 Suburban Base

- Size: Shop LT245/75R16/E

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 45 PSI/80 PSI

1997 GMC C2500 Suburban SLE

- Size: Shop LT245/75R16/E

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 45 PSI/80 PSI

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

Recommended Tires for Your 1997 GMC C2500 Suburban

What tires are best for a 1997 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
Bridgestone Dueler A/T Revo 3 - LT
Dueler A/T Revo 3 - LT

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
Bridgestone Dueler H/T 685
Dueler H/T 685

  • No 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
Firestone Winterforce LT
Winterforce LT

  • Limited Warranty
  • Winter
  • Winter

Get the Right Tires for 1997 GMC C2500 Suburban

Shopping for tires can be overwhelming, but not when you're equipped with the right information. That's why you should head our way when it's time to put new tires on your  1997 GMC C2500 Suburban. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your one-stop shop for  GMC C2500 Suburban tires for winter, spring, summer, and fall. 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 tires GMC recommends for 1997 C2500 Suburbans, plus useful info about GMC C2500 Suburban tire size, tire inflation, 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, you also want to consider a handful of other factors when buying new 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.

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. Many drivers who live in states that experience all four seasons choose to purchase two sets of tires: one for winter and one for summer. It's one of the best ways to maximize their GMC C2500 Suburban's safety and performance from January to December. 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 C2500 Suburban? 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 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 mostly drive around the city, a GMC C2500 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're only a click or two away from a new set of 1997 GMC C2500 Suburban tires.

Tire Brands for GMC C2500 Suburbans

Firestone Complete Auto Care has plenty of good GMC C2500 Suburban tire brands for you to choose from. Firestone and Bridgestone are two of the most popular. Firestone tires for GMC C2500 Suburbans are always ready to get the job done! The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company was founded in 1900 in Akron, Ohio by Harvey Firestone. He was a visionary from the start. Firestone recognized the untapped potential for auto tires, so he began testing and producing farm, truck, and passenger tires. The company can be credited for introducing the first all-rubber, non-skid tire in 1908! Firestone Tires has been passionate about leading the industry since day one, thanks to Harvey Firestone's industrious spirit. 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 C2500 Suburban.

Bridgestone is another top choice for GMC C2500 Suburban tires. Shojiro Ishibashi founded The Bridgestone Tire Company Ltd. in Japan in 1931. His company merged with The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in 1990. Today, Bridgestone Tires has more than 50 production facilities and 55,000 employees 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." That means you can buy superior quality Bridgestone tires for a 1997 GMC C2500 Suburban and drive with peace of mind!

GMC C2500 Suburban Tire Installation & Rotation

Firestone Complete Auto Care has been a leading tire provider for more than a century. 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 1997 GMC C2500 Suburban tires online and book an installation appointment at the same time. Many stores are open on Saturday and Sunday for your convenience.

1997 GMC C2500 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 C2500 Suburban tire questions and learn how to care for new tires.

  • Why does GMC tire inflation matter? Even a tiny decrease in tire pressure could impact your safety and fuel economy. Maintaining proper tire pressure can help increase fuel economy, improve braking time, and boost tire lifespan.
  • What do the numbers on my GMC C2500 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.
  • Is there an easy way to check GMC tire tread depth? Stay on top of your tire tread depth to help avoid a dangerous drive. You can check tread depth with 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.

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!