2002 Subaru Forester Tires

2002 Subaru Forester Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your Subaru Forester 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 Subaru Forester L* Shop P205/70R15 S 29 PSI/36 PSI
2002 Subaru Forester L* Shop P205/70R15 S 29 PSI/27 PSI
2002 Subaru Forester S* Shop P215/60R16 H 29 PSI/36 PSI
2002 Subaru Forester S* Shop P215/60R16 H 29 PSI/27 PSI

2002 Subaru Forester L*

- Size: Shop P205/70R15

- Speed Rating: S

- Inflation F/R: 29 PSI/36 PSI

2002 Subaru Forester L*

- Size: Shop P205/70R15

- Speed Rating: S

- Inflation F/R: 29 PSI/27 PSI

2002 Subaru Forester S*

- Size: Shop P215/60R16

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 29 PSI/36 PSI

2002 Subaru Forester S*

- Size: Shop P215/60R16

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 29 PSI/27 PSI

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

Recommended Tires for Your 2002 Subaru Forester

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

Firestone ALL SEASON
ALL SEASON

  • No warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Primewell All Season
All Season

  • Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Bridgestone Blizzak WS90
Blizzak WS90

  • No warranty
  • Winter
  • Winter
Firestone Champion Fuel Fighter
Champion Fuel Fighter

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Bridgestone Ecopia EP422 Plus
Ecopia EP422 Plus

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Firestone Firehawk AS
Firehawk AS

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Primewell PS830/850
PS830/850

  • Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Primewell PS890 Touring
PS890 Touring

  • No warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Bridgestone Turanza QUIETTRACK
Turanza QUIETTRACK

  • No warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Firestone WEATHERGRIP
WEATHERGRIP

  • No warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Firestone Winterforce 2
Winterforce 2

  • No warranty
  • Winter
  • Winter

Buy Tires for 2002 Subaru Forester

Buying new tires can be easy and quick, especially when you're equipped with quality information from the tire experts that know! That's one reason it's a good idea to visit us when you're ready to buy new  2002 Subaru Forester tires. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your one-stop shop for  Subaru Forester tires for winter, spring, summer, and fall. 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 recommended tires for your 2002 Subaru Forester, plus useful info about Subaru Forester tire size, speed rating, and tire pressure. 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.”

Other than getting the proper tire size, there are a couple of other factors to consider when buying Subaru Forester tires like which tire brands you like most and where you drive. 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 Forester 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. Many drivers who live in states that experience all four seasons choose to purchase two sets of tires: one set for winter, one set for summer. It's one of the best ways to maximize their Subaru Forester'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!

Driving style is next on the list to think about when buying tires. Do you like taking your Subaru Forester far away from civilization? Going where no vehicle has gone before? 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 a tire that can handle dirt, gravel, stone, sand, and more. A larger tire with stiff sidewalls and a wide tread pattern can help prevent punctures and encourage stability in uneven road conditions. But if you're comfortable in the city and suburbs, a Subaru Forester tire that offers a smooth, quiet ride might be exactly what you need. Browse Subaru Forester 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 click or two away from a new set of 2002 Subaru Forester tires.

Tire Brands for Subaru Foresters

Firestone Complete Auto Care has plenty of good Subaru Forester tire brands for you to choose from. Firestone and Bridgestone are two popular brands. Firestone tires for Subaru Foresters always deliver! The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company was founded in 1900 in Akron, Ohio by Harvey Firestone. He was a passionate inventor from the get-go. Firestone recognized the untapped potential for auto tires, so he began testing and producing truck, passenger, and farm tires. Fun fact: in 1908, Firestone's company introduced 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 2002 Subaru Foresters.

Bridgestone is another top choice for Subaru Forester tires. Shojiro Ishibashi founded The Bridgestone Tire Company Ltd. in Japan in 1931. His company 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 is a global leader in rubber products and tire technology, providing world-class service, tires, and more to communities worldwide. As Shojiro Ishibashi put it, 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 Subaru Forester today!

Installing Subaru Forester 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 Subaru Forester 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.

2002 Subaru Forester Tire Questions

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

  • Why check Subaru 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 numbers on my Subaru Forester tires mean? 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? Stay on top of your tire tread depth to help avoid a dangerous drive. You can check tread depth with 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 Forester tires.

Subaru Forester Tires Are Around the Corner

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!