Compare 1988 Honda Civic Tires

1988 Honda Civic Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your Honda Civic 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 Honda Civic Base* Shop P175/70R13 None 32 PSI/32 PSI
1988 Honda Civic Base* Shop P165/70R13 S 35 PSI/32 PSI
1988 Honda Civic LX Shop P175/70R13 H 26 PSI/26 PSI
1988 Honda Civic Wagovan Shop P175/70R13 None 32 PSI/32 PSI
1988 Honda Civic RT 4WD Shop P175/70R14 None 28 PSI/28 PSI
1988 Honda Civic DX Shop P175/70R13 S 32 PSI/32 PSI

1988 Honda Civic Base*

- Size: Shop P175/70R13

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 32 PSI/32 PSI

1988 Honda Civic Base*

- Size: Shop P165/70R13

- Speed Rating: S

- Inflation F/R: 35 PSI/32 PSI

1988 Honda Civic LX

- Size: Shop P175/70R13

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 26 PSI/26 PSI

1988 Honda Civic Wagovan

- Size: Shop P175/70R13

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 32 PSI/32 PSI

1988 Honda Civic RT 4WD

- Size: Shop P175/70R14

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 28 PSI/28 PSI

1988 Honda Civic DX

- Size: Shop P175/70R13

- Speed Rating: S

- Inflation F/R: 32 PSI/32 PSI

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

Buy Tires for 1988 Honda Civic

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 Honda Civic. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the place to go for Honda tires in all sizes, for all seasons. 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 recommended tires for your 1988 Honda Civic, plus useful info about Honda Civic 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.”

Other than getting the proper tire size, you also want to think about a couple of other things when getting new Honda Civic tires like which tire brands you like most and where you drive. If you live in Louisiana, you probably won't need studded snow tires anytime soon. In Colorado, though, there's a good chance you'll want Honda Civic snow tires for a good portion of the year, and maybe even all-season tires for year-round comfort and versatility.

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. It's one of the best ways to maximize their Honda Civic'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 pushing your Honda Civic to the limits? 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 strong tires that can take on 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 on bumpy roads. But if you mostly drive around the city, a Honda Civic tire that offers low rolling resistance for better fuel efficiency might be exactly what you want. Browse Honda Civic tires online or come to your nearby Firestone Complete Auto Care for help selecting the tire that's right for you. You can buy 1988 Honda Civic tires online now!

Tire Brands for Honda Civics

You have many great options for Honda Civic tire brands when you visit Firestone Complete Auto Care. Firestone and Bridgestone are two popular brands. Firestone tires for Honda Civics always deliver! Harvey Firestone started the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in 1900 in Akron, OH. He was a visionary from the beginning. Firestone recognized the overwhelming potential for automobile tires, so he began testing and producing truck, passenger, and farm 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 1988 Honda Civics.

Bridgestone is another top choice for Honda Civic 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 55,000 employees and 50 production facilities throughout the Americas. It remains a global leader in tire technology and rubber products, [content-1-text-7-4] The company is a global leader in rubber products and tire technology, providing exceptional service, tires, and more to drivers around the world. As Shojiro Ishibashi put it, Bridgestone is dedicated worldwide to "serve society with superior quality." That means you can find superior quality Bridgestone tires for a 1988 Honda Civic and drive with peace of mind.

Installing Honda Civic Tires

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! Shop 1988 Honda Civic tires online and schedule an installation appointment. Many stores are open late and on weekends to better fit your busy schedule.

Recommended Tires for Your 1988 Honda Civic

What tires are best for a 1988 Honda Civic? The following tire brands and types are a great fit for your Honda Civic.

Primewell All Season
All Season

  • Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Primewell PS830/850
PS830/850

  • Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires

Questions About 1988 Honda Civic Tires

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

  • Why check Honda 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 Honda Civic tires? 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 Honda tires!
  • Can I check the tread depth on my Honda tires at home? 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 Honda Civic tires.

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