Find 1986 Volkswagen Golf Tires

1986 Volkswagen Golf Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your Volkswagen Golf 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 Volkswagen Golf Base Shop 175/70SR13 S 29 PSI/25 PSI
1986 Volkswagen Golf GTI Shop 185/60HR14 H 29 PSI/25 PSI

1986 Volkswagen Golf Base

- Size: Shop 175/70SR13

- Speed Rating: S

- Inflation F/R: 29 PSI/25 PSI

1986 Volkswagen Golf GTI

- Size: Shop 185/60HR14

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 29 PSI/25 PSI

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

Buy Tires for 1986 Volkswagen Golf

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  1986 Volkswagen Golf tires. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the place to go for Volkswagen tires in all sizes, for all seasons. Whether you want a tire that's built to handle diverse terrain, improve fuel-efficiency, or take tight corners, you'll find affordable tires that get the job done.

View Volkswagen-recommended tires for your 1986 Golf, plus helpful information about Volkswagen Golf 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, you also want to think about a couple of other things when getting new Volkswagen Golf tires like how and where you drive, and how much you want to spend. If you live in Florida, you probably won't need heavy-duty winter tires. In Colorado, though, there's a good chance you'll want Volkswagen Golf snow tires for a good portion of the year, and maybe even all-season tires for year-round comfort and versatility.

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. It's not uncommon for drivers in states that experience all four seasons to buy more than one set of tires. one for summer and one for winter. It's a smart way to capitalize on Volkswagen Golf'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!

Driving style is next on the list to think about when buying tires. Do you like taking your Volkswagen Golf far away from civilization? Hitting the road less traveled? 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 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're comfortable in the city and suburbs, a Volkswagen Golf tire that offers a smooth, quiet ride might be exactly what you need. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for help selecting the tire that's right for you, or get started by browsing tires that fit your vehicle. You're only a few clicks away from finding the right 1986 Volkswagen Golf tire for your needs.

Good Tire Brands for Volkswagen Golfs

Firestone Complete Auto Care has plenty of good Volkswagen Golf tire brands for you to choose from. Firestone and Bridgestone are two of the most popular. Volkswagen Golf Firestone tires are tires you can count on. Harvey Firestone started the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in 1900 in Akron, OH. He was a passionate inventor from the start. Firestone recognized the overwhelming potential for automobile tires, so he started making and testing farm, truck, and passenger tires. Fun fact: in 1908, Firestone's company introduced the first all-rubber, non-skid tire! Firestone Tires has been passionate about leading the industry since day one, thanks to Harvey Firestone's industrious spirit. Firestone is now one of the largest tire manufacturers in the world with 8,000 different tires for a variety of vehicles — including the 1986 Volkswagen Golf.

Bridgestone is another top choice for Volkswagen Golf tires. Bridgestone Tire Company Ltd. was founded by Shojiro Ishibashi in Japan in 1931 and 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! The company remains an international leader in tire and rubber 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." That means you can find superior quality Bridgestone tires for a 1986 Volkswagen Golf and drive with peace of mind.

Volkswagen Golf Tire Installation & Rotation

Firestone Complete Auto Care has been a leading tire provider for more than a century. We're your one-stop shop for tire installation, rotation, and ongoing maintenance! Buy 1986 Volkswagen Golf 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 1986 Volkswagen Golf

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

Firestone Champion Fuel Fighter
Champion Fuel Fighter

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

  • Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Firestone Winterforce 2
Winterforce 2

  • None
  • Winter
  • Winter

1986 Volkswagen Golf Tire Q&A

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

  • Why check Volkswagen tire inflation? 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 numbers on my Volkswagen Golf 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!
  • Is there an easy way to check Volkswagen tire tread depth? 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 Golf tires.

Get Tires for Your Volkswagen Golf

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!