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1988 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
1988 GMC K2500 Sierra* Shop LT225/75R16/D None 55 PSI/65 PSI
1988 GMC K2500 Sierra* Shop LT245/75R16/E None 55 PSI/80 PSI
1988 GMC K2500 Sierra* Shop LT245/75R16/C None 45 PSI/50 PSI
1988 GMC K2500 Sierra SLX* Shop LT225/75R16/D None 55 PSI/65 PSI
1988 GMC K2500 Sierra SLX* Shop LT245/75R16/C None 45 PSI/50 PSI
1988 GMC K2500 Sierra SLX* Shop LT245/75R16/E None 55 PSI/80 PSI
1988 GMC K2500 Sierra SLE* Shop LT245/75R16/C None 45 PSI/50 PSI
1988 GMC K2500 Sierra SLE* Shop LT245/75R16/E None 55 PSI/80 PSI
1988 GMC K2500 Sierra SLE* Shop LT225/75R16/D None 55 PSI/65 PSI

1988 GMC K2500 Sierra*

- Size: Shop LT225/75R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 55 PSI/65 PSI

1988 GMC K2500 Sierra*

- Size: Shop LT245/75R16/E

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 55 PSI/80 PSI

1988 GMC K2500 Sierra*

- Size: Shop LT245/75R16/C

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 45 PSI/50 PSI

1988 GMC K2500 Sierra SLX*

- Size: Shop LT225/75R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 55 PSI/65 PSI

1988 GMC K2500 Sierra SLX*

- Size: Shop LT245/75R16/C

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 45 PSI/50 PSI

1988 GMC K2500 Sierra SLX*

- Size: Shop LT245/75R16/E

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 55 PSI/80 PSI

1988 GMC K2500 Sierra SLE*

- Size: Shop LT245/75R16/C

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 45 PSI/50 PSI

1988 GMC K2500 Sierra SLE*

- Size: Shop LT245/75R16/E

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 55 PSI/80 PSI

1988 GMC K2500 Sierra SLE*

- Size: Shop LT225/75R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 55 PSI/65 PSI

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

Recommended Tires for Your 1988 GMC K2500

What tires are best for a 1988 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
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

Affordable 1988 GMC K2500 Tires

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 come to see us when it's time to buy new tires for your 1988 GMC K2500. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the tire shop of choice for GMC K2500 tire options. Whether you want tire that's made to handle diverse terrain, improve fuel-efficiency, or take tight corners, you'll find the right tires for your vehicle and budget.

View the recommended tires for your 1988 GMC K2500, plus important information about GMC K2500 tire pressure, tire size, and speed rating. Take it from one of our tire technicians, Brianna: "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 K2500 tires like which tire brands you like most and where you drive. If you live in Florida, you probably won't need heavy-duty winter tires. Somewhere like Colorado or even Kansas is a different story. You may want to invest in a set of GMC K2500 snow tires for one part of the year, and all-season tires for the rest of the year.

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 summer and one for winter. It's one of the best ways to maximize their GMC K2500'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!

Driving style is next on the list to think about when buying tires. Do you enjoy pushing your GMC K2500 to the limits? Adventuring where other vehicles can't? 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 tires that can stand up to sand, stone, gravel, dirt, and more. You might want to look at bigger tires with stiffer sidewalls and wider tread patterns to help protect against punctures and maintain balance in irregular road conditions. But if you're comfortable in the city and suburbs, a GMC K2500 tire that offers low rolling resistance for better fuel efficiency might be exactly what you want. Talk to a tire technician at Firestone Complete Auto Care for help choosing the best tire for you, or start shopping for GMC K2500 tires online. You're only a few clicks away from finding the right 1988 GMC K2500 tire for your needs.

Good Tire Brands for GMC K2500s

Firestone Complete Auto Care has plenty of good GMC K2500 tire brands for you to choose from. Firestone and Bridgestone are two popular brands. GMC K2500 Firestone tires are tires you can count on. Harvey Firestone started the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in 1900 in Akron, OH. He was a passionate inventor from the get-go. Firestone saw a future in automobile tires, so he started producing and testing passenger, truck, 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 now makes about 8,000 different tires for all kinds of vehicles — including tires for 1988 GMC K2500s.

Bridgestone is another smart move 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! The company remains an international leader in tire and rubber technology, providing world-class service, tires, and more to communities 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 1988 GMC K2500 and drive with peace of mind!

Installing GMC K2500 Tires

Firestone Complete Auto Care installs more tires on more cars than most other companies. We're your tire shop and a complete service center for tire installation, maintenance, repair, rotation, and alignment! Shop 1988 GMC K2500 tires online and schedule an installation appointment. Many stores are open on Saturday and Sunday for your convenience.

1988 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? Even a tiny decrease in tire pressure could impact your safety and fuel economy. Maintaining proper tire pressure can help increase fuel economy, improve braking time, and boost tire lifespan.
  • What do the tire sidewall numbers mean for my GMC K2500? 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? All you need is 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 K2500 tires.