2002 Mazda Miata Tires

2002 Mazda Miata Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your Mazda Miata 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 Mazda Miata Base* Shop 205/45R16 W 26 PSI/26 PSI
2002 Mazda Miata Base* Shop 195/50R15 V 26 PSI/26 PSI
2002 Mazda Miata SE Shop 205/45R16 W 26 PSI/26 PSI
2002 Mazda Miata LS Shop 205/45R16 W 26 PSI/26 PSI

2002 Mazda Miata Base*

- Size: Shop 205/45R16

- Speed Rating: W

- Inflation F/R: 26 PSI/26 PSI

2002 Mazda Miata Base*

- Size: Shop 195/50R15

- Speed Rating: V

- Inflation F/R: 26 PSI/26 PSI

2002 Mazda Miata SE

- Size: Shop 205/45R16

- Speed Rating: W

- Inflation F/R: 26 PSI/26 PSI

2002 Mazda Miata LS

- Size: Shop 205/45R16

- Speed Rating: W

- Inflation F/R: 26 PSI/26 PSI

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

Recommended Tires for Your 2002 Mazda Miata

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

Firestone Firehawk Indy 500
Firehawk Indy 500

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Get the Right Tires for 2002 Mazda Miata

Shopping for tires can be overwhelming, but not when you're equipped with the right information. That's why you should come to see us when it's time to buy new tires for your 2002 Mazda Miata. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the tire shop of choice for Mazda Miata tire options. Whether you want a tire that's built to take tight corners, handle diverse terrain, or improve fuel-efficiency, you'll find affordable tires that get the job done.

View the tires Mazda recommends for 2002 Miatas, plus helpful information about Mazda Miata tire size, tire inflation, and speed rating. 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.”

Apart from finding the right tire size, there are a couple of other factors to consider when buying Mazda Miata tires like which tire brands you like most and where you drive. If you live in south Texas, you probably won't need studded snow tires anytime soon. 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 set for winter, one set for summer. It's one of the best ways to maximize their Mazda Miata's safety and performance from January to December. Other drivers prefer to purchase one all-season set to limit trips to the tire shop and make sure their vehicle is prepared in the rain, sleet, snow, or sun!

Your personal driving style is the next factor to consider. Do you like taking your Mazda Miata far away from civilization? Going where no vehicle has gone before? If you're an avid off-roader who yearns to pioneer new paths, you have very different tire needs than a highway commuter who doesn't hit the hills very often. You'll want strong tires that can take on sand, stone, gravel, dirt, 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 irregular road conditions. But if you plan on sticking around town, a Mazda Miata 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 Mazda Miata tires online. You're only a click or two away from a new set of 2002 Mazda Miata tires.

Good Tire Brands for Mazda Miatas

You have many great options for Mazda Miata tire brands when you visit Firestone Complete Auto Care. Firestone and Bridgestone are two of the most popular. Firestone tires for Mazda Miatas 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 get-go. Firestone saw a future in automobile tires, so he began testing and producing passenger, truck, and farm tires. The company can be credited for introducing the first all-rubber, non-skid tire in 1908! 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 2002 Mazda Miatas.

Bridgestone is another top choice for Mazda Miata 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, providing world-class service, tires, and more to communities worldwide. In the words of founder Shojiro Ishibashi, Bridgestone is dedicated worldwide to "serve society with superior quality." What are you waiting for? If you want to drive with peace of mind, buy Bridgestone tires for a 2002 Mazda Miata today!

Installing Mazda Miata Tires

We sell tires, but we also service them and care for all the around-the-wheel components. We're your one-stop shop for tire installation, rotation, and ongoing maintenance! We make it easy to buy new 2002 Mazda Miata tires online and book an installation appointment at the same time. Many stores are open on Saturday and Sunday for your convenience.

Questions About 2002 Mazda Miata Tires

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

  • Why check Mazda tire inflation? 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.
  • What do the tire sidewall numbers mean for my Mazda Miata? 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 Mazda tires!
  • Can I check the tread depth on my Mazda tires at home? 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 Mazda Miata tires.

Buy New Mazda Miata Tires

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!