Find 1996 GMC C3500 Tires

1996 GMC C3500 Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your GMC C3500 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
1996 GMC C3500 Sierra SL* Shop LT225/75R16/D None PSI/55 PSI
1996 GMC C3500 Sierra SL* Shop LT245/75R16/E None 45 PSI/80 PSI
1996 GMC C3500 Sierra SL* Shop LT225/75R16/C None 55 PSI/ PSI
1996 GMC C3500 Sierra SLE* Shop LT225/75R16/D None PSI/55 PSI
1996 GMC C3500 Sierra SLE* Shop LT245/75R16/E None 80 PSI/80 PSI
1996 GMC C3500 Sierra SLE* Shop LT225/75R16/C None 55 PSI/ PSI
1996 GMC C3500 Sierra SLT* Shop LT245/75R16/E None 80 PSI/80 PSI
1996 GMC C3500 Sierra SLT* Shop LT225/75R16/D None 65 PSI/ PSI
1996 GMC C3500 Sierra SLT* Shop LT225/75R16/D None PSI/65 PSI

1996 GMC C3500 Sierra SL*

- Size: Shop LT225/75R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: PSI/55 PSI

1996 GMC C3500 Sierra SL*

- Size: Shop LT245/75R16/E

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 45 PSI/80 PSI

1996 GMC C3500 Sierra SL*

- Size: Shop LT225/75R16/C

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 55 PSI/ PSI

1996 GMC C3500 Sierra SLE*

- Size: Shop LT225/75R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: PSI/55 PSI

1996 GMC C3500 Sierra SLE*

- Size: Shop LT245/75R16/E

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 80 PSI/80 PSI

1996 GMC C3500 Sierra SLE*

- Size: Shop LT225/75R16/C

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 55 PSI/ PSI

1996 GMC C3500 Sierra SLT*

- Size: Shop LT245/75R16/E

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 80 PSI/80 PSI

1996 GMC C3500 Sierra SLT*

- Size: Shop LT225/75R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 65 PSI/ PSI

1996 GMC C3500 Sierra SLT*

- Size: Shop LT225/75R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: PSI/65 PSI

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

Recommended Tires for Your 1996 GMC C3500

What tires are best for a 1996 GMC C3500? The following tire brands and types are a great fit for your GMC C3500.

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 1996 GMC C3500

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 one reason it's a good idea to visit us when you're ready to buy new  1996 GMC C3500 tires. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the tire shop of choice for GMC C3500 tire options. Whether you want a tire that's built to take tight corners, handle diverse terrain, or improve fuel-efficiency, you'll find good tires that match your budget.

View the recommended tires for your 1996 GMC C3500, plus helpful information about GMC C3500 tire size, tire inflation, 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.”

Beyond the correct tire size, you also want to consider a handful of other factors when buying new GMC C3500 tires like which tire brands you like most and where you drive. If you live in Florida, you probably won't need studded snow tires anytime soon. Somewhere like Colorado or even Kansas is a different story. You may want to invest in a set of GMC C3500 snow tires for one part of the year, and all-season tires for the rest of the year.

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!) 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 one of the best ways to maximize their GMC C3500's safety and performance from January to December. Other drivers prefer the convenience of all-season tires. They make one trip to the tire shop and they're pretty much ready for rain, light snow, or sun!

Next, consider your driving style. Do you enjoy pushing your GMC C3500 to the limits? Going where no vehicle has gone before? 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. 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 C3500 tire that offers comfort, stability, and a quiet ride could be just what you need. 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 1996 GMC C3500 tires.

GMC C3500 Tire Brands

You have so many options when it comes to tire brands that work for GMC C3500s. Firestone and Bridgestone are two of the most popular. Firestone tires for GMC C3500s are always ready to get the job done! Harvey Firestone founded the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in Akron, Ohio in 1900. He was a visionary from the get-go. Firestone saw a future in automobile tires, so he began testing and producing truck, passenger, and farm 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. Firestone is now one of the largest tire manufacturers in the world with 8,000 different tires for a variety of vehicles — including the 1996 GMC C3500.

Bridgestone is another top choice for GMC C3500 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 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. As Shojiro Ishibashi put it, Bridgestone is dedicated worldwide to "serve society with superior quality." That means you can find superior quality Bridgestone tires for a 1996 GMC C3500 and drive with peace of mind.

Installing GMC C3500 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. We make it easy to buy new 1996 GMC C3500 tires online and book an installation appointment at the same time. Many stores are on weekends and into the evening to fit your schedule.

Questions About 1996 GMC C3500 Tires

Inspecting and caring for your tires is one of the best ways to help them last. Get answers to common GMC C3500 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 C3500 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? 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 C3500 tires.

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