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1988 GMC C2500 Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your GMC C2500 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
1988 GMC C2500 Sierra* Shop LT245/75R16/E None 50 PSI/80 PSI
1988 GMC C2500 Sierra* Shop LT225/75R16/D None 45 PSI/65 PSI
1988 GMC C2500 Sierra SLE* Shop LT245/75R16/E None 50 PSI/80 PSI
1988 GMC C2500 Sierra SLE* Shop LT225/75R16/D None 45 PSI/65 PSI
1988 GMC C2500 Sierra SLX* Shop LT245/75R16/E None 50 PSI/80 PSI
1988 GMC C2500 Sierra SLX* Shop LT225/75R16/D None 45 PSI/65 PSI

1988 GMC C2500 Sierra*

- Size: Shop LT245/75R16/E

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 50 PSI/80 PSI

1988 GMC C2500 Sierra*

- Size: Shop LT225/75R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 45 PSI/65 PSI

1988 GMC C2500 Sierra SLE*

- Size: Shop LT245/75R16/E

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 50 PSI/80 PSI

1988 GMC C2500 Sierra SLE*

- Size: Shop LT225/75R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 45 PSI/65 PSI

1988 GMC C2500 Sierra SLX*

- Size: Shop LT245/75R16/E

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 50 PSI/80 PSI

1988 GMC C2500 Sierra SLX*

- Size: Shop LT225/75R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 45 PSI/65 PSI

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

Recommended Tires for Your 1988 GMC C2500

What tires are best for a 1988 GMC C2500? The following tire brands and types are a great fit for your GMC C2500.

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 1988 GMC C2500

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 head our way when it's time to put new tires on your  1988 GMC C2500. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the tire shop of choice for GMC C2500 tire options. Whether you want a tire that's built to handle diverse terrain, improve fuel-efficiency, or take tight corners, you'll find affordable tires that get the job done.

View GMC-recommended tires for your 1988 C2500, plus useful info about GMC C2500 tire pressure, tire size, and speed rating. 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, there are a couple of other factors to consider when buying GMC C2500 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. Washington state or Montana is a different story, though. If you live in a state with some extreme seasonal shifts, you might want to switch between winter tires and all-season tires for the best performance.

When thinking about your driving conditions, consider where you live (mountains vs. city vs. countryside) and the kind of weather can catch you off-guard. (Watch out Tornado Alley!) 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. That way, they can maximize their GMC C2500's performance during both seasons. 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 like taking your GMC C2500 far away from civilization? Hitting the road less traveled? 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 strong tires that can take on gravel, sand, stone, and dirt. 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 tire that offers comfort, stability, and a quiet ride could be just what you need. Talk to a tire technician at Firestone Complete Auto Care for help choosing the best tire for you, or start shopping for GMC C2500 tires online. You're only a click or two away from a new set of 1988 GMC C2500 tires.

Tire Brands for GMC C2500s

Firestone Complete Auto Care has plenty of good GMC C2500 tire brands for you to choose from. Firestone and Bridgestone are two popular brands. Firestone tires for GMC C2500s always deliver! 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 began testing and producing farm, truck, and passenger tires. Fun fact: in 1908, Firestone's company introduced 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. Today, Firestone is one of the largest tire manufacturers in the world. They make 8,000 different tires for all sorts of vehicles — including 1988 GMC C2500s.

Bridgestone is another top choice for GMC C2500 tires. Bridgestone Tire Company Ltd. was founded by Shojiro Ishibashi in Japan in 1931 and merged with The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in 1990. Bridgestone Tires now has more than 50 production facilities and 55,000 employees 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." That means you can buy superior quality Bridgestone tires for a 1988 GMC C2500 and drive with peace of mind!

GMC C2500 Tire Installation & Rotation

Firestone Complete Auto Care has been a leading tire provider for more than a century. We're your one-stop shop for tire installation, rotation, and ongoing maintenance! We make it easy to buy new 1988 GMC C2500 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.

1988 GMC C2500 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 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 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.
  • How do I check the tread depth on my GMC tires? 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 tires.