Compare 2003 Volkswagen Beetle Tires

2003 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
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GL Shop 205/55R16 H 29 PSI/28 PSI
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLX Shop 205/55R16 H 29 PSI/28 PSI
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS Shop 205/55R16 H 29 PSI/28 PSI
2003 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo S Shop 225/45R17 H 29 PSI/28 PSI

2003 Volkswagen Beetle GL

- Size: Shop 205/55R16

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 29 PSI/28 PSI

2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLX

- Size: Shop 205/55R16

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 29 PSI/28 PSI

2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS

- Size: Shop 205/55R16

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 29 PSI/28 PSI

2003 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo S

- Size: Shop 225/45R17

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 29 PSI/28 PSI

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

Affordable 2003 Volkswagen Beetle Tires

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 head our way when it's time to put new tires on your  2003 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 handle diverse terrain, improve fuel-efficiency, or take tight corners, you'll find good tires that match your budget.

View the recommended tires for your 2003 Volkswagen Beetle, plus helpful information about Volkswagen Beetle tire pressure, tire size, 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 which tire brands you like most and where you drive. If you live in Florida, you probably won't want to buy studdable snow 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. Many drivers who live in states that experience all four seasons choose to purchase two sets of tires: one for summer and one for winter. It's a smart way to capitalize on Volkswagen Beetle's performance and safety throughout the year. Other drivers buy one set of all-season tires instead. That way they don't have to return to the tire shop and their vehicle is always ready for sun, rain, and light snow!

Your personal driving style is the next factor to consider. Do you like taking your Volkswagen Beetle far away from civilization? Adventuring where other vehicles can't? 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 strong tires that can take on sand, stone, gravel, dirt, and more. You might even want a bigger tire with stiffer sidewalls and a wide tread pattern to help prevent punctures and maintain stability on bumpy roads. But if you mostly drive around the city, a Volkswagen Beetle 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 Volkswagen Beetle tires online. You're only a few clicks away from finding the right 2003 Volkswagen Beetle tire for your needs.

Volkswagen Beetle Tire Brands

You have so many options when it comes to tire brands that work for Volkswagen Beetles. Firestone and Bridgestone are two of the most popular. Firestone tires for Volkswagen Beetles 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 overwhelming potential for automobile tires, so he began testing and producing truck, passenger, 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. Firestone now makes about 8,000 different tires for all kinds of vehicles — including tires for 2003 Volkswagen Beetles.

You can't go wrong with Bridgestone for Volkswagen Beetle 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. Today, Bridgestone Tires has more than 55,000 employees and 50 production facilities throughout the Americas. The company remains an international leader in tire and rubber 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 find superior quality Bridgestone tires for a 2003 Volkswagen Beetle and drive with peace of mind.

Volkswagen Beetle Tire Installation & Rotation

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 2003 Volkswagen Beetle tires online and schedule your installation when it's convenient for you. Many stores are open on Saturday and Sunday for your convenience.

Recommended Tires for Your 2003 Volkswagen Beetle

What tires are best for a 2003 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 Plus
Ecopia EP422 Plus

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
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

2003 Volkswagen Beetle Tire Questions

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 does Volkswagen 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 tire sidewall numbers mean for my Volkswagen Beetle? 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? 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 Volkswagen Beetle tires.

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