Compare 2012 Volkswagen Passat Tires

2012 Volkswagen Passat Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your Volkswagen Passat 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
2012 Volkswagen Passat SE* Shop 215/55R17 H 32 PSI/32 PSI
2012 Volkswagen Passat SE* Shop 235/45R18 H 33 PSI/33 PSI
2012 Volkswagen Passat SEL Premium* Shop 235/45R18 H 33 PSI/33 PSI
2012 Volkswagen Passat SEL Premium* Shop 215/55R17 H 32 PSI/32 PSI
2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI SE* Shop 235/45R18 H 33 PSI/33 PSI
2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI SE* Shop 215/55R17 H 32 PSI/32 PSI
2012 Volkswagen Passat S Shop 215/60R16 T 29 PSI/29 PSI
2012 Volkswagen Passat SEL Shop 215/55R17 H 32 PSI/32 PSI
2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI SEL Shop 235/45R18 H 33 PSI/33 PSI

2012 Volkswagen Passat SE*

- Size: Shop 215/55R17

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 32 PSI/32 PSI

2012 Volkswagen Passat SE*

- Size: Shop 235/45R18

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 33 PSI/33 PSI

2012 Volkswagen Passat SEL Premium*

- Size: Shop 235/45R18

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 33 PSI/33 PSI

2012 Volkswagen Passat SEL Premium*

- Size: Shop 215/55R17

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 32 PSI/32 PSI

2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI SE*

- Size: Shop 235/45R18

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 33 PSI/33 PSI

2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI SE*

- Size: Shop 215/55R17

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 32 PSI/32 PSI

2012 Volkswagen Passat S

- Size: Shop 215/60R16

- Speed Rating: T

- Inflation F/R: 29 PSI/29 PSI

2012 Volkswagen Passat SEL

- Size: Shop 215/55R17

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 32 PSI/32 PSI

2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI SEL

- Size: Shop 235/45R18

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 33 PSI/33 PSI

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

Buy Tires for 2012 Volkswagen Passat

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  2012 Volkswagen Passat. 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 improve fuel economy, take tight corners, or handle off-road terrain, you'll find affordable tires that get the job done.

View the tires Volkswagen recommends for 2012 Passats, plus useful info about Volkswagen Passat 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 Passat tires like which tire brands you like most and where you drive. If you live in Florida, you probably won't want to buy studdable snow tires. Somewhere like Colorado or even Kansas is a different story. You may want to invest in a set of Volkswagen Passat snow tires for one part of the year, and all-season tires for the rest of the year.

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 for summer and one for winter. It's a smart way to capitalize on Volkswagen Passat's performance and safety throughout the year. Other drivers prefer the convenience of all-season tires. They make one trip to the tire shop and they're pretty much ready for rain, light snow, or sun!

Your personal driving style is the next factor to consider. Do you like taking your Volkswagen Passat far away from civilization? 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 gravel, sand, stone, and dirt. You might even want a bigger tire with stiffer sidewalls and a wide tread pattern to help prevent punctures and maintain stability in irregular road conditions. But if you plan on sticking around town, a Volkswagen Passat 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 can buy 2012 Volkswagen Passat tires online now!

Tire Brands for Volkswagen Passats

Firestone Complete Auto Care has plenty of good Volkswagen Passat tire brands for you to choose from. Firestone and Bridgestone are two popular brands. Firestone tires for Volkswagen Passats always deliver! The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company was founded in 1900 in Akron, Ohio by Harvey Firestone. He was a boundary-pusher from the start. Firestone recognized the untapped potential for auto tires, so he started making and testing farm, truck, and passenger tires. The company can be credited for introducing the first all-rubber, non-skid tire in 1908! 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 2012 Volkswagen Passat.

You can't go wrong with Bridgestone for Volkswagen Passat tires, too. 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 55,000 employees and 50 production facilities 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 put it, Bridgestone is dedicated worldwide to "serve society with superior quality." What are you waiting for? If you want to drive with peace of mind, buy Bridgestone tires for a 2012 Volkswagen Passat today!

Installing Volkswagen Passat 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 2012 Volkswagen Passat tires online and schedule an installation appointment. Many stores are open late and on weekends to better fit your busy schedule.

Recommended Tires for Your 2012 Volkswagen Passat

What tires are best for a 2012 Volkswagen Passat? The following tire brands and types are a great fit for your Volkswagen Passat.

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 DriveGuard
DriveGuard

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Bridgestone Ecopia EP422 Plus
Ecopia EP422 Plus

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Toyo Extensa HPII
Extensa HPII

  • None
  • 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

2012 Volkswagen Passat Tire Q&A

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

  • Why does Volkswagen tire inflation matter? 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.
  • What do the numbers on my Volkswagen Passat 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.
  • How do I check the tread depth on my Volkswagen tires? Grab a penny. Hold the so that Abe Lincon's head is facing you and his hair is pointing toward the ground. Then, place the penny into a tread groove. If you can see the top of Abe’s head, your tread is shallow and it might be time for new Volkswagen Passat tires.

Volkswagen Passat Tires Are Around the Corner

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!