Find 2001 Volkswagen Golf Tires

2001 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
2001 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLS* Shop 225/45R17 H 29 PSI/26 PSI
2001 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLS* Shop 195/65R15 H 29 PSI/26 PSI
2001 Volkswagen Golf GL Shop 195/65R15 H 26 PSI/26 PSI
2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS* Shop 225/45R17 H 26 PSI/26 PSI
2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS* Shop 195/65R15 H 26 PSI/26 PSI
2001 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLX* Shop 225/45R17 H 26 PSI/26 PSI
2001 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLX* Shop 205/55R16 H 26 PSI/26 PSI

2001 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLS*

- Size: Shop 225/45R17

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 29 PSI/26 PSI

2001 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLS*

- Size: Shop 195/65R15

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 29 PSI/26 PSI

2001 Volkswagen Golf GL

- Size: Shop 195/65R15

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 26 PSI/26 PSI

2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS*

- Size: Shop 225/45R17

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 26 PSI/26 PSI

2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS*

- Size: Shop 195/65R15

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 26 PSI/26 PSI

2001 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLX*

- Size: Shop 225/45R17

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 26 PSI/26 PSI

2001 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLX*

- Size: Shop 205/55R16

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 26 PSI/26 PSI

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

Buy Tires for 2001 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 2001 Volkswagen Golf. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the tire shop of choice for Volkswagen Golf tire options. Whether you need a tire that's designed to take tight corners, handle diverse terrain, or improve fuel-efficiency, you'll find the right tires for your vehicle and budget.

View the recommended tires for your 2001 Volkswagen Golf, plus important information about Volkswagen Golf tire size, tire inflation, 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.”

Apart from finding the right 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. 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. Drivers in states that fully experience all four seasons often buy two sets 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 enjoy pushing your Volkswagen Golf to the limits? Hitting the road less traveled? If you're a big off-roading fan you forges paths where others can't, you have very different needs than a long-distance commuter who sticks to the highway. You'll want strong tires that can take on sand, stone, gravel, dirt, 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 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 2001 Volkswagen Golf tire for your needs.

Good Tire Brands for Volkswagen Golfs

You have so many options when it comes to tire brands that work for Volkswagen Golfs. Firestone and Bridgestone are two popular brands. Firestone tires for Volkswagen Golfs are always ready to get the job done! Harvey Firestone founded the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in Akron, Ohio in 1900. He was a visionary from the start. 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 2001 Volkswagen Golfs.

Bridgestone is another smart move for Volkswagen Golf tires. 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 50 production facilities and 55,000 employees 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 world-class service, tires, and more to communities worldwide. As Shojiro Ishibashi said, Bridgestone is dedicated worldwide to "serve society with superior quality." That means you can find superior quality Bridgestone tires for a 2001 Volkswagen Golf and drive with peace of mind.

Volkswagen Golf Tire Rotation, Repair & More

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! Shop 2001 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 2001 Volkswagen Golf

What tires are best for a 2001 Volkswagen Golf? The following tire brands and types are a great fit for your Volkswagen Golf.

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

2001 Volkswagen Golf Tire Questions

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? 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 numbers on my Volkswagen Golf tires mean? 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.
  • 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.

Buy New Volkswagen Golf 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!