Find 2012 Kia Sportage Tires

2012 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
2012 Kia Sportage Base Shop 215/70R16 H 33 PSI/33 PSI
2012 Kia Sportage SX Shop 235/55R18 H 33 PSI/33 PSI
2012 Kia Sportage LX* Shop 215/70R16 H 33 PSI/33 PSI
2012 Kia Sportage LX* Shop 225/60R17 H 33 PSI/33 PSI
2012 Kia Sportage EX Shop 235/55R18 H 33 PSI/33 PSI

2012 Kia Sportage Base

- Size: Shop 215/70R16

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 33 PSI/33 PSI

2012 Kia Sportage SX

- Size: Shop 235/55R18

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 33 PSI/33 PSI

2012 Kia Sportage LX*

- Size: Shop 215/70R16

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 33 PSI/33 PSI

2012 Kia Sportage LX*

- Size: Shop 225/60R17

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 33 PSI/33 PSI

2012 Kia Sportage EX

- Size: Shop 235/55R18

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 33 PSI/33 PSI

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

Get the Right Tires for 2012 Kia Sportage

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 one reason it's a good idea to visit us when you're ready to buy new  2012 Kia Sportage tires. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your one-stop shop for  Kia Sportage tires for winter, spring, summer, and fall. Whether you want tire that's made to take tight corners, handle diverse terrain, or improve fuel-efficiency, you'll find good tires that match your budget.

View Kia-recommended tires for your 2012 Sportage, plus useful info about Kia Sportage tire size, tire inflation, 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.”

Beyond the correct tire size, you also want to consider a handful of other factors when buying new Kia Sportage tires like where and how you drive, and what tire brand you trust most. If you live in Louisiana, you probably won't need heavy-duty winter tires. Washington state or Montana is a different story, though. If you live in a state with some extreme seasonal shifts, you might want to switch between winter tires and all-season tires for the best performance.

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 summer and one for winter. It's a smart way to capitalize on Kia Sportage's performance and safety throughout the year. 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!

Driving style is next on the list to think about when buying tires. Do you enjoy challenging the limits of your Kia Sportage? Hitting the road less traveled? 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 gravel, sand, stone, and dirt. You might want to look at bigger tires with stiffer sidewalls and wider tread patterns to help protect against punctures and maintain balance in irregular road conditions. But if you mostly drive around the city, a Kia Sportage 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 Sportage tires online. You're only a few clicks away from finding the right 2012 Kia Sportage tire for your needs.

Kia Sportage Tire Brands

You have many great options for Kia Sportage tire brands when you visit Firestone Complete Auto Care. Firestone and Bridgestone are two of the most popular. Firestone tires for Kia Sportages always deliver! The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company was founded in 1900 in Akron, Ohio by Harvey Firestone. He was a passionate inventor from the beginning. Firestone recognized the overwhelming potential for automobile tires, so he started making and testing truck, passenger, and farm tires. One of the company's pioneering efforts was the introduction in 1908 of 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 2012 Kia Sportages.

Bridgestone is another smart move 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. 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, providing exceptional service, tires, and more to drivers around the world. 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 2012 Kia Sportage and drive with peace of mind.

Kia Sportage Tire Rotation, Repair & More

We sell tires, but we also service them and care for all the around-the-wheel components. We're your tire shop and a complete service center for tire installation, maintenance, repair, rotation, and alignment! We make it easy to buy new 2012 Kia Sportage tires online and book an installation appointment at the same time. Many stores are open on Saturday and Sunday for your convenience.

Recommended Tires for Your 2012 Kia Sportage

What tires are best for a 2012 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 DM-V2
Blizzak DM-V2

  • 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 DriveGuard CUV
DriveGuard CUV

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
Bridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza Plus
Dueler H/L Alenza Plus

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
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

Questions About 2012 Kia Sportage Tires

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.

  • Is Kia tire inflation important? 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.
  • What do the tire sidewall numbers mean for my Kia Sportage? 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 Kia tires!
  • Is there an easy way to check Kia tire tread depth? All you need is 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.

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