1985 GMC K1500 Tires

1985 GMC K1500 Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your GMC K1500 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
1985 GMC K1500 Base* Shop P235/75R15 None 35 PSI/35 PSI
1985 GMC K1500 Base* Shop LR60-15/B None 32 PSI/32 PSI

1985 GMC K1500 Base*

- Size: Shop P235/75R15

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 35 PSI/35 PSI

1985 GMC K1500 Base*

- Size: Shop LR60-15/B

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 32 PSI/32 PSI

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

Recommended Tires for Your 1985 GMC K1500

What tires are best for a 1985 GMC K1500? The following tire brands and types are a great fit for your GMC K1500.

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
Bridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza Plus
Dueler H/L Alenza Plus

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
Primewell PS830/850
PS830/850

  • Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Primewell Valera A/T
Valera A/T

  • See Store For Details
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
Primewell Valera H/T
Valera H/T

  • Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
Firestone Winterforce 2 UV
Winterforce 2 UV

  • No warranty
  • Winter
  • Winter

Get the Right Tires for 1985 GMC K1500

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  1985 GMC K1500 tires. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the place to go for GMC tires in all sizes, for all seasons. Whether you need a tire that's designed to take tight corners, handle diverse terrain, or improve fuel-efficiency, you'll find the right tires for your vehicle and budget.

View the tires GMC recommends for 1985 K1500s, plus useful info about GMC K1500 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 K1500 tires like how and where you drive, and how much you want to spend. If you live in south Texas, you probably won't want to buy studdable snow tires. In Colorado, though, there's a good chance you'll want GMC K1500 snow tires for a good portion of the year, and maybe even all-season tires for year-round comfort and versatility.

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 K1500'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!

Next, consider your driving style. Do you enjoy challenging the limits of your GMC K1500? 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 dirt, gravel, stone, sand, 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 K1500 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 K1500 tires online. You're only a click or two away from a new set of 1985 GMC K1500 tires.

GMC K1500 Tire Brands

You have many great options for GMC K1500 tire brands when you visit Firestone Complete Auto Care. Firestone and Bridgestone are two popular brands. Firestone tires for GMC K1500s always deliver! 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 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. Firestone now makes about 8,000 different tires for all kinds of vehicles — including tires for 1985 GMC K1500s.

You can't go wrong with Bridgestone for GMC K1500 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 50 production facilities and 55,000 employees throughout the Americas! It remains a global leader in tire technology and rubber products, delivering outstanding tires, service, and more to drivers worldwide. As Shojiro Ishibashi put it, Bridgestone is dedicated worldwide to "serve society with superior quality." That means you can buy superior quality Bridgestone tires for a 1985 GMC K1500 and drive with peace of mind!

Installing GMC K1500 Tires

Firestone Complete Auto Care installs more tires on more cars than most other companies. We're your one-stop shop for tire installation, rotation, and ongoing maintenance! We make it easy to buy new 1985 GMC K1500 tires online and book an installation appointment at the same time. Many stores are open on Saturday and Sunday for your convenience.

1985 GMC K1500 Tire Questions

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

  • Is GMC tire inflation important? 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 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!
  • 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 tires.

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