Compare 1988 Pontiac Firebird Tires

1988 Pontiac Firebird Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your Pontiac Firebird 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 Pontiac Firebird Base* Shop P245/50VR16 V 30 PSI/30 PSI
1988 Pontiac Firebird Base* Shop P215/65R15 None 30 PSI/30 PSI
1988 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am* Shop P215/65R15 None 30 PSI/30 PSI
1988 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am* Shop P245/50VR16 V 30 PSI/30 PSI
1988 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am* Shop P245/50VR16 V 30 PSI/30 PSI

1988 Pontiac Firebird Base*

- Size: Shop P245/50VR16

- Speed Rating: V

- Inflation F/R: 30 PSI/30 PSI

1988 Pontiac Firebird Base*

- Size: Shop P215/65R15

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 30 PSI/30 PSI

1988 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am*

- Size: Shop P215/65R15

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 30 PSI/30 PSI

1988 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am*

- Size: Shop P245/50VR16

- Speed Rating: V

- Inflation F/R: 30 PSI/30 PSI

1988 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am*

- Size: Shop P245/50VR16

- Speed Rating: V

- Inflation F/R: 30 PSI/30 PSI

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

Get the Right Tires for 1988 Pontiac Firebird

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 Pontiac Firebird. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the tire shop of choice for Pontiac Firebird tire options. Whether you need a tire that's designed to take tight corners, handle diverse terrain, or improve fuel-efficiency, you'll find the right tires for your vehicle and budget.

View the tires Pontiac recommends for 1988 Firebirds, plus helpful information about Pontiac Firebird 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.”

Apart from finding the right tire size, you also want to think about a couple of other things when getting new Pontiac Firebird tires like which tire brands you like most and where you drive. If you live in south Texas, 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.

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. It's not uncommon for drivers in states that experience all four seasons to buy more than one set of tires. one for winter and one for summer. It's a smart way to capitalize on Pontiac Firebird's performance and safety throughout the year. 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 Pontiac Firebird to the limits? Adventuring where other vehicles can't? 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 tires that can stand up to 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're comfortable in the city and suburbs, a Pontiac Firebird tire that offers low rolling resistance for better fuel efficiency might be exactly what you want. Talk to a tire technician at Firestone Complete Auto Care for help choosing the best tire for you, or start shopping for Pontiac Firebird tires online. You're only a few clicks away from finding the right 1988 Pontiac Firebird tire for your needs.

Pontiac Firebird Tire Brands

You have so many options when it comes to tire brands that work for Pontiac Firebirds. Firestone and Bridgestone are two of the most popular. Firestone tires for Pontiac Firebirds 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 beginning. Firestone recognized the overwhelming potential for automobile tires, so he started producing and testing farm, truck, and passenger tires. One of the company's pioneering efforts was the introduction in 1908 of 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 1988 Pontiac Firebirds.

You can't go wrong with Bridgestone for Pontiac Firebird tires, too. In 1931, Shojiro Ishibashi founded The Bridgestone Tire Company Ltd. in Japan. In 1990, the company merged with The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company. Bridgestone Tires now 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 world-class service, tires, and more to communities worldwide. As Shojiro Ishibashi said, Bridgestone is dedicated worldwide to "serve society with superior quality." That means you can find superior quality Bridgestone tires for a 1988 Pontiac Firebird and drive with peace of mind.

Pontiac Firebird Tire Installation & Rotation

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 Pontiac Firebird tires online and schedule an installation appointment. Many stores are on weekends and into the evening to fit your schedule.

Recommended Tires for Your 1988 Pontiac Firebird

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

Primewell PS830/850
PS830/850

  • Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Primewell Valera Sport AS
Valera Sport AS

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Performance

Questions About 1988 Pontiac Firebird Tires

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

  • Why does Pontiac tire inflation matter? Even a tiny decrease in tire pressure could impact your safety and fuel economy. Maintaining proper tire pressure can help increase fuel economy, improve braking time, and boost tire lifespan.
  • What do the numbers on my Pontiac Firebird tires mean? 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 Pontiac tire numbers.
  • How do I check the tread depth on my Pontiac tires? 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 Pontiac Firebird tires.

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