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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 K1500 Suburban Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your GMC K1500 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 K1500 Suburban SLT Shop P245/75R16 S 35 PSI/35 PSI
1997 GMC K1500 Suburban SLE Shop P245/75R16 S 35 PSI/35 PSI
1997 GMC K1500 Suburban Base Shop P245/75R16 S 35 PSI/35 PSI

1997 GMC K1500 Suburban SLT

- Size: Shop P245/75R16

- Speed Rating: S

- Inflation F/R: 35 PSI/35 PSI

1997 GMC K1500 Suburban SLE

- Size: Shop P245/75R16

- Speed Rating: S

- Inflation F/R: 35 PSI/35 PSI

1997 GMC K1500 Suburban Base

- Size: Shop P245/75R16

- 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 K1500 Suburban

What tires are best for a 1997 GMC K1500 Suburban? The following tire brands and types are a great fit for your GMC K1500 Suburban.

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
Firestone Destination X/T
Destination X/T

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
Bridgestone Dueler A/T Revo 3
Dueler A/T Revo 3

  • Platinum Pact 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/L Alenza Plus
Dueler H/L Alenza Plus

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
Primewell Valera H/T
Valera H/T

  • 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 K1500 Suburban

Shopping for tires can be overwhelming, but not when you're equipped with the right information. That's one reason it's a good idea to visit us when you're ready to buy new  1997 GMC K1500 Suburban tires. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the place to go for GMC tires in all sizes, for all seasons. Whether you want a tire that's built to improve fuel economy, take tight corners, or handle off-road terrain, you'll find good tires that match your budget.

View the recommended tires for your 1997 GMC K1500 Suburban, plus useful info about GMC K1500 Suburban tire size, speed rating, and tire pressure. 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 K1500 Suburban tires like how and where you drive, and how much you want to spend. If you live in south Texas, 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 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. Drivers in states that fully experience all four seasons often buy two sets of tires: one set for winter, one set for summer. That way, they can maximize their GMC K1500 Suburban'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!

Your personal driving style is the next factor to consider. Do you like taking your GMC K1500 Suburban far away from civilization? Going where no vehicle has gone before? If you're a diehard off-roader, you have very different tire needs than a highway commuter who doesn't leave the paved path. You'll want a tire that can handle 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're comfortable in the city and suburbs, a GMC K1500 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 few clicks away from finding the right 1997 GMC K1500 Suburban tire for your needs.

Tire Brands for GMC K1500 Suburbans

Firestone Complete Auto Care has plenty of good GMC K1500 Suburban tire brands for you to choose from. Firestone and Bridgestone are two of the most popular. GMC K1500 Suburban Firestone tires are tires you can count on. The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company was founded in 1900 in Akron, Ohio by Harvey Firestone. He was a boundary-pusher from the get-go. Firestone recognized the overwhelming potential for automobile tires, so he started making and testing truck, passenger, and farm tires. One of the company's pioneering efforts was the introduction in 1908 of 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 1997 GMC K1500 Suburbans.

Bridgestone is another smart move for GMC K1500 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. 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." What are you waiting for? If you want to drive with peace of mind, buy Bridgestone tires for a 1997 GMC K1500 Suburban today!

Installing GMC K1500 Suburban Tires

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 1997 GMC K1500 Suburban 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.

Questions About 1997 GMC K1500 Suburban Tires

Inspecting and caring for your tires is one of the best ways to help them last. Get answers to common GMC K1500 Suburban tire questions and learn how to care for new tires.

  • Why does GMC tire inflation matter? The right tire inflation helps increase fuel economy, improve braking time, and boost tire lifespan! The right tire pressure can make all the difference. Even a small change in tire pressure can impact your driving.
  • What do the numbers on my GMC K1500 Suburban tires mean? The numbers on your tire sidewall give you information about tire speed rating, traction, treadwear, tire size, and load carrying capacity. Chat with a tire technician to learn how to read the numbers on your GMC tires!
  • Can I check the tread depth on my GMC tires at home? 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 K1500 Suburban tires.