Find 2002 Volkswagen Golf Tires

2002 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
2002 Volkswagen Golf GTI VR6 Shop 225/45R17 H 28 PSI/26 PSI
2002 Volkswagen Golf GLS Shop 195/65R15 H 26 PSI/26 PSI
2002 Volkswagen Golf GL Shop 195/65R15 H 26 PSI/26 PSI
2002 Volkswagen Golf GTI 337 Shop 225/40ZR18 Z 30 PSI/28 PSI
2002 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T* Shop 205/55R16 H 28 PSI/26 PSI
2002 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T* Shop 225/45R17 H 28 PSI/26 PSI

2002 Volkswagen Golf GTI VR6

- Size: Shop 225/45R17

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 28 PSI/26 PSI

2002 Volkswagen Golf GLS

- Size: Shop 195/65R15

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 26 PSI/26 PSI

2002 Volkswagen Golf GL

- Size: Shop 195/65R15

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 26 PSI/26 PSI

2002 Volkswagen Golf GTI 337

- Size: Shop 225/40ZR18

- Speed Rating: Z

- Inflation F/R: 30 PSI/28 PSI

2002 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T*

- Size: Shop 205/55R16

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 28 PSI/26 PSI

2002 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T*

- Size: Shop 225/45R17

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 28 PSI/26 PSI

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

Affordable 2002 Volkswagen Golf Tires

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 2002 Volkswagen Golf. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the place to go for Volkswagen tires in all sizes, for all seasons. Whether you want tire that's made to handle diverse terrain, improve fuel-efficiency, or take tight corners, you'll find the right tires for your vehicle and budget.

View Volkswagen-recommended tires for your 2002 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, there are a couple of other factors to consider when buying Volkswagen Golf 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 studded snow tires anytime soon. 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. Many drivers who live in states that experience all four seasons choose to purchase two sets of tires: one for winter and one for summer. It's one of the best ways to maximize their Volkswagen Golf'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 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 tires that can stand up to sand, stone, gravel, dirt, and more. You might even want a bigger tire with stiffer sidewalls and a wide tread pattern to help prevent punctures and maintain stability on bumpy roads. But if you mostly drive around the city, a Volkswagen Golf tire that offers a smooth, quiet ride might be exactly 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 Golf tires online. You can buy 2002 Volkswagen Golf tires online now!

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. Firestone tires for Volkswagen Golfs are always ready to get the job done! The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company was founded in 1900 in Akron, Ohio by Harvey Firestone. He was a boundary-pusher from the get-go. Firestone saw a future in automobile tires, so he started producing and testing truck, passenger, and farm tires. One of the company's pioneering efforts was the introduction in 1908 of 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 2002 Volkswagen Golfs.

Bridgestone is another top choice for Volkswagen Golf tires. Shojiro Ishibashi founded The Bridgestone Tire Company Ltd. in Japan in 1931. His company 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 2002 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 your tire shop and a complete service center for tire installation, maintenance, repair, rotation, and alignment! Shop 2002 Volkswagen Golf tires online and schedule an installation appointment. Many stores are open on Saturday and Sunday for your convenience.

Recommended Tires for Your 2002 Volkswagen Golf

What tires are best for a 2002 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 LM-60 RFT
Blizzak LM-60 RFT

  • Limited Warranty
  • Winter
  • Winter
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

2002 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.

  • Is Volkswagen tire inflation important? A small decrease in tire pressure can have a big impact on your driving. Maintaining proper tire pressure can help improve braking time, increase fuel economy, 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!
  • Is there an easy way to check Volkswagen tire tread depth? 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.

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!