Compare 1986 GMC K2500 Tires

1986 GMC K2500 Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your GMC K2500 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
1986 GMC K2500 Base* Shop LT215/85R16/C None 51 PSI/51 PSI
1986 GMC K2500 Base* Shop LT235/85R16/D None 65 PSI/ PSI
1986 GMC K2500 Base* Shop LT235/85R16/E None PSI/80 PSI
1986 GMC K2500 Base* Shop LT215/85R16/D None 65 PSI/65 PSI

1986 GMC K2500 Base*

- Size: Shop LT215/85R16/C

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 51 PSI/51 PSI

1986 GMC K2500 Base*

- Size: Shop LT235/85R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 65 PSI/ PSI

1986 GMC K2500 Base*

- Size: Shop LT235/85R16/E

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: PSI/80 PSI

1986 GMC K2500 Base*

- Size: Shop LT215/85R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 65 PSI/65 PSI

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

Recommended Tires for Your 1986 GMC K2500

What tires are best for a 1986 GMC K2500? The following tire brands and types are a great fit for your GMC K2500.

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
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

Affordable 1986 GMC K2500 Tires

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  1986 GMC K2500 tires. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your one-stop shop for  GMC K2500 tires for winter, spring, summer, and fall. Whether you want tire that's made to take tight corners, handle diverse terrain, or improve fuel-efficiency, you'll find good tires that match your budget.

View GMC-recommended tires for your 1986 K2500, plus important information about GMC K2500 tire size, tire inflation, and speed rating. Come to Firestone Complete Auto Care for tires and you'll experience our best service. As one of our tire managers, Ruben, says, “I make sure you know which tire is the best fit for your car, not only for performance but safety.”

Apart from finding the right tire size, you also want to think about a couple of other things when getting new GMC K2500 tires like where and how you drive, and what tire brand you trust most. If you live in Florida, 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 for winter and one for summer. That way, they can maximize their GMC K2500's performance during both seasons. 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!

Next, consider your driving style. Do you enjoy challenging the limits of your GMC K2500? Hitting the road less traveled? 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 even want a bigger tire with stiffer sidewalls and a wide tread pattern to help prevent punctures and maintain stability in irregular road conditions. But if you plan on sticking around town, a GMC K2500 tire that offers a smooth, quiet ride might be exactly 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 can buy 1986 GMC K2500 tires online now!

Good Tire Brands for GMC K2500s

You have many great options for GMC K2500 tire brands when you visit Firestone Complete Auto Care. Two of them are Firestone and Bridgestone. Firestone tires for GMC K2500s always deliver! Harvey Firestone founded the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in Akron, Ohio in 1900. He was a passionate inventor from the start. Firestone recognized the overwhelming potential for automobile tires, so he started making and testing farm, truck, and passenger tires. Fun fact: in 1908, Firestone's company introduced the first all-rubber, non-skid tire! Firestone Tires has been passionate about leading the industry since day one, thanks to Harvey Firestone's industrious spirit. Firestone now makes about 8,000 different tires for all kinds of vehicles — including tires for 1986 GMC K2500s.

Bridgestone is another top choice for GMC K2500 tires. In 1931, Shojiro Ishibashi founded The Bridgestone Tire Company Ltd. in Japan. In 1990, the company merged with The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company. 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." What are you waiting for? If you want to drive with peace of mind, buy Bridgestone tires for a 1986 GMC K2500 today!

GMC K2500 Tire Installation & Rotation

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! Shop 1986 GMC K2500 tires online and schedule an installation appointment. Many stores are on weekends and into the evening to fit your schedule.

1986 GMC K2500 Tire Questions

Inspecting and caring for your tires is one of the best ways to help them last. Get answers to common GMC K2500 tire questions and learn how to care for new tires.

  • Why check GMC tire inflation? 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.
  • Why are there numbers on the side of my GMC K2500 tires? 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? 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 K2500 tires.

Get Tires for Your GMC K2500

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!