Compare 1997 Volkswagen Golf Tires

1997 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
1997 Volkswagen Golf GL Shop 195/60R14 H 31 PSI/29 PSI
1997 Volkswagen Golf GTI Shop 195/60R14 H 32 PSI/32 PSI
1997 Volkswagen Golf Trek Shop 195/60R14 H 31 PSI/29 PSI
1997 Volkswagen Golf Jazz Shop 195/60R14 H 31 PSI/29 PSI
1997 Volkswagen Golf K2 Shop 195/60R14 H 31 PSI/29 PSI
1997 Volkswagen Golf GTI VR6 Shop 205/50R15 H 30 PSI/28 PSI

1997 Volkswagen Golf GL

- Size: Shop 195/60R14

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 31 PSI/29 PSI

1997 Volkswagen Golf GTI

- Size: Shop 195/60R14

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 32 PSI/32 PSI

1997 Volkswagen Golf Trek

- Size: Shop 195/60R14

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 31 PSI/29 PSI

1997 Volkswagen Golf Jazz

- Size: Shop 195/60R14

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 31 PSI/29 PSI

1997 Volkswagen Golf K2

- Size: Shop 195/60R14

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 31 PSI/29 PSI

1997 Volkswagen Golf GTI VR6

- Size: Shop 205/50R15

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 30 PSI/28 PSI

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

Affordable 1997 Volkswagen Golf 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  1997 Volkswagen Golf. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your one-stop shop for  Volkswagen Golf tires for winter, spring, summer, and fall. Whether you want tire that's made to take tight corners, handle diverse terrain, or improve fuel-efficiency, you'll find good tires that match your budget.

View Volkswagen-recommended tires for your 1997 Golf, plus important 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 consider a handful of other factors when buying new Volkswagen Golf tires like which tire brands you like most and where you drive. If you live in Florida, you probably won't need heavy-duty winter 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.

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!) 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 one of the best ways to maximize their Volkswagen Golf's safety and performance from January to December. 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 Golf 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. A larger tire with stiff sidewalls and a wide tread pattern can help prevent punctures and encourage stability in irregular road conditions. But if you're comfortable in the city and suburbs, a Volkswagen Golf tire that offers low rolling resistance for better fuel efficiency might be exactly what you want. 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 few clicks away from finding the right 1997 Volkswagen Golf tire for your needs.

Volkswagen Golf Tire Brands

You have many great options for Volkswagen Golf tire brands when you visit Firestone Complete Auto Care. Two of them are Firestone and Bridgestone. Firestone tires for Volkswagen Golfs always deliver! Harvey Firestone started the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in 1900 in Akron, OH. He was a visionary from the get-go. Firestone recognized the untapped potential for auto tires, so he started making and testing truck, passenger, and farm tires. Fun fact: in 1908, Firestone's company introduced the first all-rubber, non-skid tire! Thanks to Harvey Firestone, Firestone Tires has been committed to staying ahead of the curve since day one. Today, Firestone is one of the largest tire manufacturers in the world. They make 8,000 different tires for all sorts of vehicles — including 1997 Volkswagen Golfs.

Bridgestone is another smart move 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 exceptional service, tires, and more to drivers around the world. As Shojiro Ishibashi put it, Bridgestone is dedicated worldwide to "serve society with superior quality." That means you can buy superior quality Bridgestone tires for a 1997 Volkswagen Golf and drive with peace of mind!

Volkswagen Golf Tire Rotation, Repair & More

Firestone Complete Auto Care installs more tires on more cars than most other companies. We're your tire shop and a complete service center for tire installation, maintenance, repair, rotation, and alignment! Shop 1997 Volkswagen Golf tires online and schedule an installation appointment. Many stores are open on Saturday and Sunday for your convenience.

Recommended Tires for Your 1997 Volkswagen Golf

What tires are best for a 1997 Volkswagen Golf? The following tire brands and types are a great fit for your Volkswagen Golf.

Primewell PS830/850
PS830/850

  • Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Bridgestone Potenza RE71R
Potenza RE71R

  • None
  • Summer
  • Performance

Questions About 1997 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 numbers tell you the recommended load carrying capacity, speed rating, treadwear, traction, and tire size. Talk to a tire technician to learn how to read Volkswagen tire numbers.
  • Can I check the tread depth on my Volkswagen tires at home? Stay on top of your tire tread depth to help avoid a dangerous drive. You can check tread depth with 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.

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