1997 Porsche Boxster Tires

1997 Porsche Boxster Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your Porsche Boxster 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
1997 Porsche Boxster Base* Shop 205/55ZR16 Z 29 PSI/ PSI
1997 Porsche Boxster Base* Shop 205/50ZR17 Z 29 PSI/ PSI
1997 Porsche Boxster Base* Shop 225/50ZR16 Z PSI/36 PSI
1997 Porsche Boxster Base* Shop 255/40ZR17 Z PSI/36 PSI

1997 Porsche Boxster Base*

- Size: Shop 205/55ZR16

- Speed Rating: Z

- Inflation F/R: 29 PSI/ PSI

1997 Porsche Boxster Base*

- Size: Shop 205/50ZR17

- Speed Rating: Z

- Inflation F/R: 29 PSI/ PSI

1997 Porsche Boxster Base*

- Size: Shop 225/50ZR16

- Speed Rating: Z

- Inflation F/R: PSI/36 PSI

1997 Porsche Boxster Base*

- Size: Shop 255/40ZR17

- Speed Rating: Z

- Inflation F/R: PSI/36 PSI

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

Affordable 1997 Porsche Boxster Tires

Shopping for tires can be overwhelming, but not when you're equipped with the right information. That's why you should head our way when it's time to put new tires on your  1997 Porsche Boxster. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the tire shop of choice for Porsche Boxster tire options. Whether you want a tire that's built to improve fuel economy, take tight corners, or handle off-road terrain, you'll find the right tires for your vehicle and budget.

View the recommended tires for your 1997 Porsche Boxster, plus useful info about Porsche Boxster tire size, speed rating, and tire pressure. Your vehicle can't drive correctly without the correct tires. As one of our tire technicians, Brianna, explains, "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 think about a couple of other things when getting new Porsche Boxster tires like how and where you drive, and how much you want to spend. 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 thinking about your driving conditions, consider where you live (mountains vs. city vs. countryside) and the kind of weather can catch you off-guard. (Watch out Tornado Alley!) Drivers in states that fully experience all four seasons often buy two sets of tires: one for summer and one for winter. It's one of the best ways to maximize their Porsche Boxster'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 challenging the limits of your Porsche Boxster? Hitting the road less traveled? 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 tires that can stand up to dirt, gravel, stone, sand, and more. You might even want a bigger tire with stiffer sidewalls and a wide tread pattern to help prevent punctures and maintain stability in irregular road conditions. But if you plan on sticking around town, a Porsche Boxster 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 Porsche Boxster tires online. You can buy 1997 Porsche Boxster tires online now!

Tire Brands for Porsche Boxsters

Firestone Complete Auto Care has plenty of good Porsche Boxster tire brands for you to choose from. Firestone and Bridgestone are two of the most popular. Porsche Boxster Firestone tires are tires you can count on. Harvey Firestone founded the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in Akron, Ohio in 1900. He was a visionary from the get-go. Firestone recognized the overwhelming potential for automobile tires, so he started making and testing passenger, truck, and farm tires. Fun fact: in 1908, Firestone's company introduced the first all-rubber, non-skid tire! 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 1997 Porsche Boxsters.

Bridgestone is another smart move for Porsche Boxster tires. Shojiro Ishibashi founded The Bridgestone Tire Company Ltd. in Japan in 1931. His company 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! 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 buy superior quality Bridgestone tires for a 1997 Porsche Boxster and drive with peace of mind!

Porsche Boxster Tire Rotation, Repair & More

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! Buy 1997 Porsche Boxster tires online and schedule your installation when it's convenient for you. Many stores are on weekends and into the evening to fit your schedule.

Recommended Tires for Your 1997 Porsche Boxster

What tires are best for a 1997 Porsche Boxster? The following tire brands and types are a great fit for your Porsche Boxster.

Bridgestone Blizzak LM-25 RFT
Blizzak LM-25 RFT

  • Limited Warranty
  • Winter
  • Winter
Bridgestone Blizzak WS80
Blizzak WS80

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • Winter
  • Winter
Bridgestone Blizzak WS90
Blizzak WS90

  • None
  • Winter
  • Winter
Firestone Firehawk Indy 500
Firehawk Indy 500

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • Summer
  • Performance
Bridgestone Potenza RE050A I RFT
Potenza RE050A I RFT

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • Summer
  • Performance
Bridgestone Potenza RE71R
Potenza RE71R

  • None
  • Summer
  • Performance
Bridgestone Potenza RE980AS
Potenza RE980AS

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Bridgestone Potenza S-04 PP
Potenza S-04 PP

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • Summer
  • Performance
Primewell Valera Sport AS
Valera Sport AS

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Firestone Winterforce 2
Winterforce 2

  • None
  • Winter
  • Winter

1997 Porsche Boxster Tire Questions

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

  • Why check Porsche 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.
  • Why are there numbers on the side of my Porsche Boxster tires? 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 Porsche tires!
  • Is there an easy way to check Porsche tire tread depth? 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 Porsche Boxster tires.

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