2005 Volkswagen Beetle Tires

2005 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
2005 Volkswagen Beetle GL Shop 205/55R16 H 29 PSI/28 PSI
2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS* Shop 225/45R17 H 34 PSI/39 PSI
2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS* Shop 205/55R16 H 33 PSI/39 PSI
2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS* Shop 205/55R16 H 29 PSI/28 PSI
2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS TDI Shop 205/55R16 H 29 PSI/28 PSI

2005 Volkswagen Beetle GL

- Size: Shop 205/55R16

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 29 PSI/28 PSI

2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS*

- Size: Shop 225/45R17

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 34 PSI/39 PSI

2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS*

- Size: Shop 205/55R16

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 33 PSI/39 PSI

2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS*

- Size: Shop 205/55R16

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 29 PSI/28 PSI

2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS TDI

- Size: Shop 205/55R16

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 29 PSI/28 PSI

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

Affordable 2005 Volkswagen Beetle Tires

Shopping for tires can be overwhelming, but not when you're equipped with the right information. That's one reason it's a good idea to visit us when you're ready to buy new  2005 Volkswagen Beetle tires. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your one-stop shop for  Volkswagen Beetle tires for winter, spring, summer, and fall. Whether you want a tire that's built to take tight corners, handle diverse terrain, or improve fuel-efficiency, you'll find good tires that match your budget.

View the recommended tires for your 2005 Volkswagen Beetle, plus useful info 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.”

Beyond the correct tire size, there are a couple of other factors to consider when buying Volkswagen Beetle tires like where and how you drive, and what tire brand you trust most. If you live in south Texas, you probably won't need heavy-duty winter tires. In Colorado, though, there's a good chance you'll want Volkswagen Beetle snow tires for a good portion of the year, and maybe even all-season tires for year-round comfort and versatility.

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 Volkswagen Beetle'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 enjoy pushing your Volkswagen Beetle to the limits? Hitting the road less traveled? 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 tires that can stand up to 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 on bumpy roads. But if you mostly drive around the city, a Volkswagen Beetle tire that offers comfort, stability, and a quiet ride could be just what you need. 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 click or two away from a new set of 2005 Volkswagen Beetle tires.

Good Tire Brands for Volkswagen Beetles

You have many great options for Volkswagen Beetle tire brands when you visit Firestone Complete Auto Care. Firestone and Bridgestone are two of the most popular. Firestone tires for Volkswagen Beetles are always ready to get the job done! Harvey Firestone started the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in 1900 in Akron, OH. He was a visionary from the beginning. Firestone recognized the overwhelming potential for automobile tires, so he started making and testing passenger, truck, 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. Today, Firestone is one of the largest tire manufacturers in the world. They make 8,000 different tires for all sorts of vehicles — including 2005 Volkswagen Beetles.

Bridgestone is another smart move 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. Today, Bridgestone Tires has more than 55,000 employees and 50 production facilities 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, providing exceptional service, tires, and more to drivers around the world. As Shojiro Ishibashi said, Bridgestone is dedicated worldwide to "serve society with superior quality." That means you can buy superior quality Bridgestone tires for a 2005 Volkswagen Beetle and drive with peace of mind!

Volkswagen Beetle Tire Installation & Rotation

Firestone Complete Auto Care has been a leading tire provider for more than a century. 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 2005 Volkswagen Beetle tires online and book an installation appointment at the same time. Many stores are open on Saturday and Sunday for your convenience.

Recommended Tires for Your 2005 Volkswagen Beetle

What tires are best for a 2005 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

2005 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.

  • Is Volkswagen tire inflation important? 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.
  • 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!
  • Can I check the tread depth on my Volkswagen 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 Volkswagen Beetle tires.

Buy New Volkswagen Beetle Tires

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!