1986 Subaru Brat Tires

1986 Subaru Brat Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your Subaru Brat 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
1986 Subaru Brat GL Shop 185/70SR13 S 26 PSI/32 PSI

1986 Subaru Brat GL

- Size: Shop 185/70SR13

- Speed Rating: S

- Inflation F/R: 26 PSI/32 PSI

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

Recommended Tires for Your 1986 Subaru Brat

What tires are best for a 1986 Subaru Brat? The following tire brands and types are a great fit for your Subaru Brat.

Get the Right Tires for 1986 Subaru Brat

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 1986 Subaru Brat. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the place to go for Subaru tires in all sizes, for all seasons. 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 recommended tires for your 1986 Subaru Brat, plus useful info about Subaru Brat 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.”

Apart from finding the right tire size, there are a couple of other factors to consider when buying Subaru Brat tires like how and where you drive, and how much you want to spend. If you live in south Texas, you probably won't want to buy studdable snow tires. Somewhere like Colorado or even Kansas is a different story. You may want to invest in a set of Subaru Brat snow tires for one part of the year, and all-season tires for the rest of the year.

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. Drivers in states that fully experience all four seasons often buy two sets of tires: one for winter and one for summer. It's one of the best ways to maximize their Subaru Brat'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 enjoy pushing your Subaru Brat to the limits? 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 gravel, sand, stone, and dirt. A larger tire with stiff sidewalls and a wide tread pattern can help prevent punctures and encourage stability on bumpy roads. But if you mostly drive around the city, a Subaru Brat tire that offers a smooth, quiet ride might be exactly what you need. Browse Subaru Brat 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 few clicks away from finding the right 1986 Subaru Brat tire for your needs.

Good Tire Brands for Subaru Brats

You have so many options when it comes to tire brands that work for Subaru Brats. Firestone and Bridgestone are two popular brands. Subaru Brat 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 start. Firestone recognized the overwhelming potential for automobile tires, so he started making and testing passenger, truck, and farm tires. The company can be credited for introducing the first all-rubber, non-skid tire in 1908! 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 1986 Subaru Brats.

Bridgestone is another smart move for Subaru Brat tires. In 1931, Shojiro Ishibashi founded The Bridgestone Tire Company Ltd. in Japan. In 1990, the company merged with The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company. Today, Bridgestone Tires has more than 50 production facilities and 55,000 employees throughout the Americas! The company is a global leader in rubber products and tire technology, delivering outstanding tires, service, and more to drivers worldwide. As Shojiro Ishibashi put it, Bridgestone is dedicated worldwide to "serve society with superior quality." That means you can buy superior quality Bridgestone tires for a 1986 Subaru Brat and drive with peace of mind!

Subaru Brat Tire Installation & Rotation

We sell tires, but we also service them and care for all the around-the-wheel components. We're a tire store that also offers professional tire installation, maintenance, and rotation, along with complete auto care. We make it easy to buy new 1986 Subaru Brat tires online and book an installation appointment at the same time. Many stores are open late and on weekends to better fit your busy schedule.

Questions About 1986 Subaru Brat Tires

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

  • Why does Subaru tire inflation matter? 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.
  • Why are there numbers on the side of my Subaru Brat 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!
  • Can I check the tread depth on my Subaru 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 Subaru Brat tires.

Get Tires for Your Subaru Brat

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!