Compare 2002 Kia Rio Tires

2002 Kia Rio Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your Kia Rio 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
2002 Kia Rio Base Shop P175/65R14 T 29 PSI/29 PSI
2002 Kia Rio Cinco Shop P175/65R14 T 29 PSI/29 PSI

2002 Kia Rio Base

- Size: Shop P175/65R14

- Speed Rating: T

- Inflation F/R: 29 PSI/29 PSI

2002 Kia Rio Cinco

- Size: Shop P175/65R14

- Speed Rating: T

- Inflation F/R: 29 PSI/29 PSI

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

Buy Tires for 2002 Kia Rio

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 head our way when it's time to put new tires on your  2002 Kia Rio. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your one-stop shop for  Kia Rio tires for winter, spring, summer, and fall. Whether you want a tire that's built to improve fuel economy, take tight corners, or handle off-road terrain, you'll find affordable tires that get the job done.

View the tires Kia recommends for 2002 Rios, plus important information about Kia Rio 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.”

Apart from finding the right tire size, you also want to consider a handful of other factors when buying new Kia Rio tires like which tire brands you like most and where you drive. If you live in south Texas, you probably won't want to buy studdable snow tires. Somewhere like Colorado or even Kansas is a different story. You may want to invest in a set of Kia Rio snow tires for one part of the year, and all-season tires for the rest of the year.

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. 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. It's one of the best ways to maximize their Kia Rio'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 Kia Rio 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 dirt, gravel, stone, sand, 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 mostly drive around the city, a Kia Rio tire that offers a smooth, quiet ride might be exactly what you need. Talk to a tire technician at Firestone Complete Auto Care for help choosing the best tire for you, or start shopping for Kia Rio tires online. You're only a few clicks away from finding the right 2002 Kia Rio tire for your needs.

Good Tire Brands for Kia Rios

You have so many options when it comes to tire brands that work for Kia Rios. Firestone and Bridgestone are two of the most popular. Firestone tires for Kia Rios are always ready to get the job done! Harvey Firestone started the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in 1900 in Akron, OH. He was a visionary from the start. Firestone saw a future in 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. Today, Firestone is one of the largest tire manufacturers in the world. They make 8,000 different tires for all sorts of vehicles — including 2002 Kia Rios.

Bridgestone is another top choice for Kia Rio 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, delivering outstanding tires, service, and more to drivers worldwide. In the words of founder Shojiro Ishibashi, Bridgestone is dedicated worldwide to "serve society with superior quality." That means you can find superior quality Bridgestone tires for a 2002 Kia Rio and drive with peace of mind.

Kia Rio Tire Installation & Rotation

Firestone Complete Auto Care installs more tires on more cars than most other companies. We're a tire store that also offers professional tire installation, maintenance, and rotation, along with complete auto care. Shop 2002 Kia Rio tires online and schedule an installation appointment. Many stores are on weekends and into the evening to fit your schedule.

Recommended Tires for Your 2002 Kia Rio

What tires are best for a 2002 Kia Rio? The following tire brands and types are a great fit for your Kia Rio.

Primewell PS830/850
PS830/850

  • Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires

2002 Kia Rio Tire Questions

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

  • Why check Kia 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 Kia Rio 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 Kia tire numbers.
  • Can I check the tread depth on my Kia tires at home? 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 Kia Rio tires.

Get Tires for Your Kia Rio

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!