Get Tires for Your GMC K3500

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 K3500 Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your GMC K3500 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 K3500 Sierra SL* Shop LT245/75R16/E None 65 PSI/80 PSI
1997 GMC K3500 Sierra SL* Shop LT225/75R16/D None PSI/65 PSI
1997 GMC K3500 Sierra SL* Shop LT225/75R16/D None 65 PSI/ PSI
1997 GMC K3500 Sierra SLE* Shop LT245/75R16/E None 80 PSI/80 PSI
1997 GMC K3500 Sierra SLE* Shop LT225/75R16/D None 55 PSI/ PSI
1997 GMC K3500 Sierra SLE* Shop LT225/75R16/D None PSI/55 PSI
1997 GMC K3500 Sierra SLT* Shop LT225/75R16/D None 55 PSI/ PSI
1997 GMC K3500 Sierra SLT* Shop LT245/75R16/E None 80 PSI/80 PSI
1997 GMC K3500 Sierra SLT* Shop LT225/75R16/D None PSI/55 PSI

1997 GMC K3500 Sierra SL*

- Size: Shop LT245/75R16/E

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 65 PSI/80 PSI

1997 GMC K3500 Sierra SL*

- Size: Shop LT225/75R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: PSI/65 PSI

1997 GMC K3500 Sierra SL*

- Size: Shop LT225/75R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 65 PSI/ PSI

1997 GMC K3500 Sierra SLE*

- Size: Shop LT245/75R16/E

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 80 PSI/80 PSI

1997 GMC K3500 Sierra SLE*

- Size: Shop LT225/75R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 55 PSI/ PSI

1997 GMC K3500 Sierra SLE*

- Size: Shop LT225/75R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: PSI/55 PSI

1997 GMC K3500 Sierra SLT*

- Size: Shop LT225/75R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 55 PSI/ PSI

1997 GMC K3500 Sierra SLT*

- Size: Shop LT245/75R16/E

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 80 PSI/80 PSI

1997 GMC K3500 Sierra SLT*

- Size: Shop LT225/75R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: PSI/55 PSI

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

Recommended Tires for Your 1997 GMC K3500

What tires are best for a 1997 GMC K3500? The following tire brands and types are a great fit for your GMC K3500.

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 1997 GMC K3500 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 1997 GMC K3500. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the tire shop of choice for GMC K3500 tire options. Whether you need a tire that's designed to handle diverse terrain, improve fuel-efficiency, or take tight corners, you'll find the right tires for your vehicle and budget.

View the tires GMC recommends for 1997 K3500s, plus useful info about GMC K3500 tire size, speed rating, and tire pressure. 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.”

Apart from finding the right tire size, you also want to consider a handful of other factors when buying new GMC K3500 tires like where and how you drive, and what tire brand you trust most. If you live in south Texas, 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 K3500 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. 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 K3500's performance during both seasons. 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 challenging the limits of your GMC K3500? Hitting the road less traveled? If you're a big off-roading fan you forges paths where others can't, you have very different needs than a long-distance commuter who sticks to the highway. You'll want a tire that can handle 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 on bumpy roads. But if you plan on sticking around town, a GMC K3500 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're only a few clicks away from finding the right 1997 GMC K3500 tire for your needs.

GMC K3500 Tire Brands

Firestone Complete Auto Care has plenty of good GMC K3500 tire brands for you to choose from. Two of them are Firestone and Bridgestone. Firestone tires for GMC K3500s always deliver! Harvey Firestone started the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in 1900 in Akron, OH. He was a boundary-pusher from the start. Firestone recognized the untapped potential for auto tires, so he started making and testing farm, truck, and passenger tires. The company can be credited for introducing the first all-rubber, non-skid tire in 1908! Firestone Tires has been dedicated to staying one step ahead of the competition since day one, all thanks to Harvey Firestone. Firestone is now one of the largest tire manufacturers in the world with 8,000 different tires for a variety of vehicles — including the 1997 GMC K3500.

Bridgestone is another smart move for GMC K3500 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 50 production facilities and 55,000 employees throughout the Americas! It remains a global leader in tire technology and rubber products, providing world-class service, tires, and more to communities worldwide. In the words of founder Shojiro Ishibashi, Bridgestone is dedicated worldwide to "serve society with superior quality." That means you can buy superior quality Bridgestone tires for a 1997 GMC K3500 and drive with peace of mind!

GMC K3500 Tire Installation & Rotation

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! Buy 1997 GMC K3500 tires online and schedule your installation when it's convenient for you. Many stores are open late and on weekends to better fit your busy schedule.

Questions About 1997 GMC K3500 Tires

Inspecting and caring for your tires is one of the best ways to help them last. Get answers to common GMC K3500 tire questions and learn how to care for new tires.

  • Is GMC tire inflation important? 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 numbers on my GMC K3500 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!
  • Is there an easy way to check GMC tire tread depth? 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 K3500 tires.