1997 GMC Safari Tires

1997 GMC Safari Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your GMC Safari 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 Safari Base* Shop P235/65R15 S 35 PSI/35 PSI
1997 GMC Safari Base* Shop P215/75R15 S 35 PSI/35 PSI
1997 GMC Safari SLT* Shop P235/65R15 S 35 PSI/35 PSI
1997 GMC Safari SLT* Shop P215/75R15 S 35 PSI/35 PSI
1997 GMC Safari SLE* Shop P215/75R15 S 35 PSI/35 PSI
1997 GMC Safari SLE* Shop P235/65R15 S 35 PSI/35 PSI
1997 GMC Safari SL Shop P215/75R15 S 35 PSI/35 PSI
1997 GMC Safari SLX* Shop P215/75R15 S 35 PSI/35 PSI
1997 GMC Safari SLX* Shop P235/65R15 S 35 PSI/35 PSI

1997 GMC Safari Base*

- Size: Shop P235/65R15

- Speed Rating: S

- Inflation F/R: 35 PSI/35 PSI

1997 GMC Safari Base*

- Size: Shop P215/75R15

- Speed Rating: S

- Inflation F/R: 35 PSI/35 PSI

1997 GMC Safari SLT*

- Size: Shop P235/65R15

- Speed Rating: S

- Inflation F/R: 35 PSI/35 PSI

1997 GMC Safari SLT*

- Size: Shop P215/75R15

- Speed Rating: S

- Inflation F/R: 35 PSI/35 PSI

1997 GMC Safari SLE*

- Size: Shop P215/75R15

- Speed Rating: S

- Inflation F/R: 35 PSI/35 PSI

1997 GMC Safari SLE*

- Size: Shop P235/65R15

- Speed Rating: S

- Inflation F/R: 35 PSI/35 PSI

1997 GMC Safari SL

- Size: Shop P215/75R15

- Speed Rating: S

- Inflation F/R: 35 PSI/35 PSI

1997 GMC Safari SLX*

- Size: Shop P215/75R15

- Speed Rating: S

- Inflation F/R: 35 PSI/35 PSI

1997 GMC Safari SLX*

- Size: Shop P235/65R15

- 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 Safari

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

Firestone Destination LE3
Destination LE3

  • No warranty
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
Primewell PS830/850
PS830/850

  • Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires

Buy Tires for 1997 GMC Safari

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 why you should come to see us when it's time to buy new tires for your 1997 GMC Safari. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the tire shop of choice for GMC Safari 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 GMC-recommended tires for your 1997 Safari, plus helpful information about GMC Safari tire size, speed rating, and tire pressure. 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.”

Beyond the correct tire size, you also want to consider a handful of other factors when buying new GMC Safari 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 Safari snow tires for a good portion of the year, and maybe even all-season tires for year-round comfort and versatility.

Think about where you live (countryside vs. city vs. mountains) and the kind of unexpected weather you're likely to experience when evaluating your driving conditions. Drivers in states that fully experience all four seasons often buy two sets of tires: one set for winter, one set for summer. It's one of the best ways to maximize their GMC Safari's safety and performance from January to December. 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 Safari? 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 a tire that can handle sand, stone, gravel, dirt, and more. A larger tire with stiff sidewalls and a wide tread pattern can help prevent punctures and encourage stability on bumpy roads. But if you plan on sticking around town, a GMC Safari tire that offers low rolling resistance for better fuel efficiency might be exactly what you want. Browse GMC Safari tires online or come to your nearby Firestone Complete Auto Care for help selecting the tire that's right for you. You're only a few clicks away from finding the right 1997 GMC Safari tire for your needs.

GMC Safari Tire Brands

You have so many options when it comes to tire brands that work for GMC Safaris. Two of them are Firestone and Bridgestone. Firestone tires for GMC Safaris always deliver! Harvey Firestone started the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in 1900 in Akron, OH. He was a boundary-pusher from the beginning. Firestone saw a future in automobile tires, so he started producing and testing truck, passenger, and farm tires. Fun fact: in 1908, Firestone's company introduced the first all-rubber, non-skid tire! Firestone Tires has been dedicated to staying one step ahead of the competition since day one, all thanks to Harvey Firestone. Firestone now makes about 8,000 different tires for all kinds of vehicles — including tires for 1997 GMC Safaris.

You can't go wrong with Bridgestone for GMC Safari tires, too. 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." That means you can buy superior quality Bridgestone tires for a 1997 GMC Safari and drive with peace of mind!

GMC Safari Tire Installation & Rotation

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 1997 GMC Safari tires online and schedule an installation appointment. Many stores are open late and on weekends to better fit your busy schedule.

1997 GMC Safari Tire Questions

Inspecting and caring for your tires is one of the best ways to help them last. Get answers to common GMC Safari 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 numbers on my GMC Safari tires mean? 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.
  • How do I check the tread depth on my GMC tires? 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 Safari tires.

GMC Safari Tires Are Around the Corner

Let's get you rolling on new tires. Shop online and scheduled an installation appointment today. All tire discounts and coupons are automatically applied online!