1990 Volkswagen Golf Tires

1990 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
1990 Volkswagen Golf GTI 16-Valve Shop 195/50VR15 V 29 PSI/25 PSI
1990 Volkswagen Golf GTI 8-Valve Shop 185/60HR14 H 32 PSI/29 PSI
1990 Volkswagen Golf GL Shop 175/70SR13 S 29 PSI/25 PSI

1990 Volkswagen Golf GTI 16-Valve

- Size: Shop 195/50VR15

- Speed Rating: V

- Inflation F/R: 29 PSI/25 PSI

1990 Volkswagen Golf GTI 8-Valve

- Size: Shop 185/60HR14

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 32 PSI/29 PSI

1990 Volkswagen Golf GL

- Size: Shop 175/70SR13

- Speed Rating: S

- Inflation F/R: 29 PSI/25 PSI

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

Get the Right Tires for 1990 Volkswagen Golf

Shopping for tires can be overwhelming, but not when you're equipped with the right information. That's why you should come to see us when it's time to buy new tires for your 1990 Volkswagen Golf. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the tire shop of choice for Volkswagen Golf tire options. Whether you want tire that's made to handle diverse terrain, improve fuel-efficiency, or take tight corners, you'll find good tires that match your budget.

View Volkswagen-recommended tires for your 1990 Golf, plus helpful information about Volkswagen Golf tire pressure, tire size, and speed rating. Your vehicle can't drive correctly without the correct tires. As one of our tire technicians, Brianna, explains, "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.”

Other than getting the proper tire size, you also want to consider a handful of other factors when buying new Volkswagen Golf tires like where and how you drive, and what tire brand you trust most. If you live in Louisiana, 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.

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. It's not uncommon for drivers in states that experience all four seasons to buy more than one set of tires. one set for winter, one set for summer. It's a smart way to capitalize on Volkswagen Golf's performance and safety throughout the year. 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 Volkswagen Golf far away from civilization? Adventuring where other vehicles can't? 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 Golf tire that offers comfort, stability, and a quiet ride could be just what you need. Browse Volkswagen Golf 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 1990 Volkswagen Golf tires.

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 founded the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in Akron, Ohio in 1900. He was a passionate inventor from the get-go. Firestone saw a future in 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 passionate about leading the industry since day one, thanks to Harvey Firestone's industrious spirit. Firestone now makes about 8,000 different tires for all kinds of vehicles — including tires for 1990 Volkswagen Golfs.

You can't go wrong with Bridgestone for Volkswagen Golf tires, too. 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 remains an international leader in tire and rubber technology, delivering outstanding tires, service, and more to drivers worldwide. 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 1990 Volkswagen Golf and drive with peace of mind!

Installing Volkswagen Golf Tires

Firestone Complete Auto Care has been a leading tire provider for more than a century. We're a tire store that also offers professional tire installation, maintenance, and rotation, along with complete auto care. Shop 1990 Volkswagen Golf tires online and schedule an installation appointment. Many stores are on weekends and into the evening to fit your schedule.

Recommended Tires for Your 1990 Volkswagen Golf

What tires are best for a 1990 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
Bridgestone Potenza RE71R
Potenza RE71R

  • None
  • Summer
  • Performance
Primewell Valera Sport AS
Valera Sport AS

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Firestone Winterforce 2
Winterforce 2

  • None
  • Winter
  • Winter

Questions About 1990 Volkswagen Golf Tires

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.

  • Is Volkswagen tire inflation important? 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 Golf 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? 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!