Compare 1998 Volkswagen Beetle Tires

1998 Volkswagen Beetle Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your Volkswagen Beetle 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
1998 Volkswagen Beetle Base Shop 205/55R16 H 28 PSI/28 PSI
1998 Volkswagen Beetle TDI Shop 205/55R16 H 28 PSI/28 PSI

1998 Volkswagen Beetle Base

- Size: Shop 205/55R16

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 28 PSI/28 PSI

1998 Volkswagen Beetle TDI

- Size: Shop 205/55R16

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 28 PSI/28 PSI

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

Get the Right Tires for 1998 Volkswagen Beetle

Finding the right tires can be quick and easy, especially when you have all the information you need to make a good decision. That's why you should head our way when it's time to put new tires on your  1998 Volkswagen Beetle. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the place to go for Volkswagen tires in all sizes, for all seasons. 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 Volkswagen recommends for 1998 Beetles, plus helpful information about Volkswagen Beetle tire size, tire inflation, and speed rating. 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 Volkswagen Beetle tires like how and where you drive, and how much you want to spend. If you live in Louisiana, you probably won't need studded snow tires anytime soon. Somewhere like Colorado or even Kansas is a different story. You may want to invest in a set of Volkswagen Beetle snow tires for one part of the year, and all-season tires for the rest of the year.

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 for winter and one for summer. That way, they can maximize their Volkswagen Beetle's performance during both seasons. 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 like taking your Volkswagen Beetle 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 dirt, gravel, stone, sand, 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 uneven road conditions. But if you plan on sticking around town, a Volkswagen Beetle tire that offers a smooth, quiet ride might be exactly what you need. Browse Volkswagen Beetle 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 1998 Volkswagen Beetle tire for your needs.

Good Tire Brands for Volkswagen Beetles

Firestone Complete Auto Care has plenty of good Volkswagen Beetle tire brands for you to choose from. Firestone and Bridgestone are two of the most popular. Firestone tires for Volkswagen Beetles always deliver! Harvey Firestone started the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in 1900 in Akron, OH. He was a visionary from the start. Firestone recognized the untapped potential for auto tires, so he started making and testing truck, passenger, and farm tires. One of the company's pioneering efforts was the introduction in 1908 of 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 1998 Volkswagen Beetles.

Bridgestone is another top choice for Volkswagen Beetle 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! It remains a global leader in tire technology and rubber products, [content-1-text-7-4] The company is a global leader in rubber products and tire technology, delivering outstanding tires, service, and more to drivers 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 1998 Volkswagen Beetle today!

Volkswagen Beetle Tire Rotation, Repair & More

We sell tires, but we also service them and care for all the around-the-wheel components. We're your tire shop and a complete service center for tire installation, maintenance, repair, rotation, and alignment! We make it easy to buy new 1998 Volkswagen Beetle tires online and book an installation appointment at the same time. Many stores are on weekends and into the evening to fit your schedule.

Recommended Tires for Your 1998 Volkswagen Beetle

What tires are best for a 1998 Volkswagen Beetle? The following tire brands and types are a great fit for your Volkswagen Beetle.

Firestone ALL SEASON
ALL SEASON

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Primewell All Season
All Season

  • Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Bridgestone Blizzak WS80
Blizzak WS80

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

  • None
  • Winter
  • Winter
Firestone Champion Fuel Fighter
Champion Fuel Fighter

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

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Bridgestone Ecopia EP422 Plus
Ecopia EP422 Plus

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Toyo Extensa A/S
Extensa A/S

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Firestone Firehawk AS
Firehawk AS

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Firestone Firehawk Indy 500
Firehawk Indy 500

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • Summer
  • Performance
Primewell PS830/850
PS830/850

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

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
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
Bridgestone Turanza QUIETTRACK
Turanza QUIETTRACK

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Primewell Valera Sport AS
Valera Sport AS

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Firestone WEATHERGRIP
WEATHERGRIP

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Firestone Winterforce 2
Winterforce 2

  • None
  • Winter
  • Winter

Questions About 1998 Volkswagen Beetle Tires

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

  • Why check Volkswagen tire inflation? 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.
  • Why are there numbers on the side of my Volkswagen Beetle 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!
  • How do I check the tread depth on my Volkswagen 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 Volkswagen Beetle tires.

Buy New Volkswagen Beetle Tires

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