2008 Kia Sportage Tires

2008 Kia Sportage Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your Kia Sportage 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
2008 Kia Sportage EX Shop P235/60R16 T 30 PSI/30 PSI
2008 Kia Sportage LX* Shop P215/65R16 T 30 PSI/30 PSI
2008 Kia Sportage LX* Shop P235/60R16 T 30 PSI/30 PSI

2008 Kia Sportage EX

- Size: Shop P235/60R16

- Speed Rating: T

- Inflation F/R: 30 PSI/30 PSI

2008 Kia Sportage LX*

- Size: Shop P215/65R16

- Speed Rating: T

- Inflation F/R: 30 PSI/30 PSI

2008 Kia Sportage LX*

- Size: Shop P235/60R16

- Speed Rating: T

- Inflation F/R: 30 PSI/30 PSI

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

Affordable 2008 Kia Sportage Tires

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 head our way when it's time to put new tires on your  2008 Kia Sportage. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the tire shop of choice for Kia Sportage tire options. Whether you need a tire that's designed to improve fuel economy, take tight corners, or handle off-road terrain, you'll find affordable tires that get the job done.

View the recommended tires for your 2008 Kia Sportage, plus helpful information about Kia Sportage 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, there are a couple of other factors to consider when buying Kia Sportage tires like which tire brands you like most and where you drive. If you live in Louisiana, 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 Kia Sportage 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 summer and one for winter. That way, they can maximize their Kia Sportage'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!

Your personal driving style is the next factor to consider. Do you enjoy pushing your Kia Sportage 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 a tire that can handle 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 in uneven road conditions. But if you plan on sticking around town, a Kia Sportage tire that offers low rolling resistance for better fuel efficiency might be exactly what you want. Browse Kia Sportage 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 click or two away from a new set of 2008 Kia Sportage tires.

Good Tire Brands for Kia Sportages

You have many great options for Kia Sportage tire brands when you visit Firestone Complete Auto Care. Two of them are Firestone and Bridgestone. Firestone tires for Kia Sportages are always ready to get the job done! Harvey Firestone started the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in 1900 in Akron, OH. He was a boundary-pusher from the start. Firestone recognized the overwhelming potential for 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! Thanks to Harvey Firestone, Firestone Tires has been committed to staying ahead of the curve since day one. Today, Firestone is one of the largest tire manufacturers in the world. They make 8,000 different tires for all sorts of vehicles — including 2008 Kia Sportages.

Bridgestone is another top choice for Kia Sportage tires. Bridgestone Tire Company Ltd. was founded by Shojiro Ishibashi in Japan in 1931 and merged with The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in 1990. Bridgestone Tires now has more than 50 production facilities and 55,000 employees 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 2008 Kia Sportage and drive with peace of mind.

Installing Kia Sportage Tires

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. Buy 2008 Kia Sportage 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.

Recommended Tires for Your 2008 Kia Sportage

What tires are best for a 2008 Kia Sportage? The following tire brands and types are a great fit for your Kia Sportage.

Firestone ALL SEASON
ALL SEASON

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Primewell All Season
All Season

  • Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Bridgestone Blizzak WS90
Blizzak WS90

  • None
  • Winter
  • Winter
Firestone Champion Fuel Fighter
Champion Fuel Fighter

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Firestone Destination LE3
Destination LE3

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
Bridgestone Ecopia EP422 Plus
Ecopia EP422 Plus

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Bridgestone Ecopia H/L 422 Plus
Ecopia H/L 422 Plus

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
Firestone Firehawk AS
Firehawk AS

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Primewell PS890 Touring
PS890 Touring

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Firestone WEATHERGRIP
WEATHERGRIP

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires

2008 Kia Sportage Tire Questions

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

  • Why does Kia tire inflation matter? A small decrease in tire pressure can have a big impact on your driving. Maintaining proper tire pressure can help improve braking time, increase fuel economy, and boost tire lifespan.
  • Why are there numbers on the side of my Kia Sportage tires? 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 Kia 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 Kia Sportage tires.

Kia Sportage Tires Are Around the Corner

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!