Best Tires for Chevrolet Corvette

On this page, you can find the best tires for Chevrolet Corvette 2020 LT with tire size 245/35R19. For other years and trims please see the table below.

In addition, please note that different trims on the same year models can have different size tires, and in some models, the same trims can have different size tires from the factory. Check detailed information about the different years and trims for Chevrolet Corvette in the table below.

Best Chevrolet Corvette High Performance Summer Tires

1.

Review Summary

Based on the research, we have concluded that the Firehawk Indy 500 is an excellent choice for diving in dry or warm terrains. The tire looks amazing, grips the road well, and delivers acceptable wet traction. It gives a quick and stable ride and a perfect tire for sports cars, sports Coupes, and fast Sedans.

However, great performance of this tire comes with the cost of shorter tread life.

Survey Stats

Dry Traction
92%
Wet Traction
85%
Noise
85%
Comfort
86%
Tread Life
86%
2.

Review Summary

Based on our research, we concluded the Yokohama ADVAN Apex V601 is one of the best max-performance summer tires around. From the data and user experiences that we have gathered, it’s suggested that this tire will perform best on dry pavement but can also hold its own in wet conditions when needed.

Survey Stats

Dry Traction
90.32%
Wet Traction
82.15%
Noise
81.72%
Comfort
81.51%
Tread Life
81.51%
3.

Review Summary

In summary, these tires are great for various weather conditions/seasons. Drivers have great traction, grip, control, and short braking distance with these tires. When you purchase these tires, expect to have excellent handling ability. 

Unfortunately, you may have to replace them often even if you do a standard amount of driving.

Survey Stats

Dry Traction
87.44%
Wet Traction
79.42%
Noise
75.50%
Comfort
74.70%
Tread Life
74.70%

Test Results

2nd of 2 tiresMichelin Pilot Super Sport VS Continental Sport Contact 6

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4th of 8 tires2021 Sport Auto UHP Summer Tire Test

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Performance Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Dry Handling 129 Km/H -0.2 (-0.15%)
Dry Braking 34.3 M +1 (3%)
Wet Handling 71.7 Km/H +2 (2.87%)
Wet Braking 36.7 M +2.6 (7.62%)

Subjective Ratings

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Subj. Dry Handling 9 Points -1 (-10%)
Subj. Wet Handling 8 Points +1 (14.29%)

Extra Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Rolling Resistance 8.3 kg / t -0.5 (-5.68%)
Noise 71.9 dB -0.1 (-0.14%)

Special Conditions

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Wet Circle 9.08 m/s -0.15 (-1.63%)
Straight Aqua 89.8 Km/H +0.6 (0.67%)

2nd of 9 tires2021 Auto Bild UUHP Summer Tire Test

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Performance Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Dry Handling 97.4 Km/H -0.8 (-0.81%)
Dry Braking 35.5 M +0.4 (1.14%)
Wet Handling 82 Km/H -3.5 (-4.09%)
Wet Braking 41.2 M +0.1 (0.24%)

Extra Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Rolling Resistance 8.57 kg / t -0.58 (-6.34%)
Noise 73.6 dB +0.7 (0.96%)

Special Conditions

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Straight Aqua 72.8 Km/H -1.8 (-2.41%)

2nd of 15 tires2021 Auto Bild 19 inch Summer Tire Test

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Performance Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Dry Handling 117.8 Km/H -0.6 (-0.51%)
Dry Braking 33.7 M +0.2 (0.6%)
Wet Handling 74.2 Km/H +0.2 (0.27%)
Wet Braking 46.8 M +1.3 (2.86%)

Extra Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Rolling Resistance 8.43 kg / t -0.44 (-4.96%)
Noise 71.5 dB -0.8 (-1.11%)

Special Conditions

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Curved Aquaplaning 2.33 m/sec2 -0.01 (-0.43%)
Straight Aqua 74.7 Km/H +1.1 (1.49%)

1st of 10 tires2020 UHP, UUHP and Track Day Tire Test

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Performance Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Dry Handling 132 Km/H 0 (0%)
Dry Braking 33.5 M 0 (0%)
Wet Handling 83.2 Km/H 0 (0%)
Wet Braking 26.6 M 0 (0%)

Subjective Ratings

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Subj. Dry Handling 9 Points 0 (0%)
Subj. Wet Handling 9 Points 0 (0%)
Subj. Comfort 8 Points 0 (0%)

Extra Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Rolling Resistance 9.5 kg / t 0 (0%)
Noise 72 dB 0 (0%)

Special Conditions

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Wet Circle 7.33 m/s 0 (0%)
Straight Aqua 83.4 Km/H 0 (0%)

Value Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Tire Weight 9.99 Kg 0 (0%)

2nd of 7 tires2020 EVO UHP Summer Tire Test

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Performance Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Dry Handling 52.65 s +0.5 (0.96%)
Dry Braking 33.8 M +0.2 (0.6%)
Wet Handling 48.5 s +1.7 (3.63%)
Wet Braking 27.7 M +1.7 (6.54%)

Subjective Ratings

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Subj. Dry Handling 61.5 Points -1.5 (-2.38%)
Subj. Wet Handling 56 Points +1.5 (2.75%)
Subj. Comfort 24.5 Points -0.5 (-2%)

Extra Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Rolling Resistance 0.831 kg / t -0.04 (-4.81%)

Special Conditions

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Wet Circle 12.6 s +0.21 (1.69%)
Straight Aqua 71.5 Km/H -0.5 (-0.69%)

1st of 10 tires2020 Auto Bild UHP 19 inch Tire Test

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Performance Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Dry Handling 123 Km/H 0 (0%)
Dry Braking 34.8 M 0 (0%)
Wet Handling 81.8 Km/H 0 (0%)
Wet Braking 60.4 M 0 (0%)

Extra Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Rolling Resistance 9.39 kg / t 0 (0%)
Noise 73 dB 0 (0%)

Special Conditions

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Straight Aqua 88.5 Km/H 0 (0%)

3rd of 8 tires2019 Tire Reviews UHP Summer Tire Test

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Performance Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Dry Handling 60.3 s -0.3 (-0.5%)
Dry Braking 35.4 M -0.4 (-1.12%)
Wet Handling 73.36 s +2.99 (4.25%)
Wet Braking 46.9 M -1.7 (-3.5%)

Subjective Ratings

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Subj. Dry Handling 9 Points +0.3 (3.45%)
Subj. Wet Handling 6 Points -3 (-33.33%)
Subj. Comfort 8 Points +1 (14.29%)

Extra Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Rolling Resistance 8.18 kg / t -0.86 (-9.51%)
Noise 72.1 dB -1.7 (-2.3%)

Special Conditions

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Straight Aqua 85.8 Km/H +1.1 (1.3%)

Value Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Tire Weight 44.1 Kg +0.6 (1.38%)

1st of 8 tires2019 Sport Auto 20 Inch UHP Tire Test

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Performance Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Dry Handling 115.8 Km/H 0 (0%)
Dry Braking 35 M 0 (0%)
Wet Handling 89.2 Km/H 0 (0%)
Wet Braking 30.4 M 0 (0%)

Subjective Ratings

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Subj. Dry Handling 10 Points 0 (0%)
Subj. Wet Handling 9 Points 0 (0%)
Subj. Comfort 8 Points 0 (0%)

Extra Metrics

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Rolling Resistance 9.1 kg / t 0 (0%)
Noise 73.2 dB 0 (0%)

Special Conditions

LabelValueDifference to Test Winner
Straight Aqua 75.4 Km/H 0 (0%)

2nd of 9 tires2018 Sport Auto 19 inch UHP and Track Day Tire Test

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4th of 6 tires2018 EVO UUHP Tire Test

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5th of 8 tires2018 Auto Bild 20 inch UHP Tire Test

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1st of 6 tires2018 Auto Bild 19 inch Summer Tire Test

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1st of 9 tires2017 Auto Bild Sports Cars Tire Test

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1st of 9 tires2016 EVO Summer Performance Tire Test

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1st of 6 tires2016 AutoBild UHP Summer Tire Test

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Chevrolet Corvette Tire Sizes

YearTrimTire Sizes
Chevrolet Corvette 1953Convertible205/75R15
Coupe205/75R15
Chevrolet Corvette 1954Convertible205/75R15
Coupe205/75R15
Chevrolet Corvette 1955Convertible205/75R15
Coupe205/75R15
Chevrolet Corvette 1956Convertible205/75R15
Coupe205/75R15
Chevrolet Corvette 1957Convertible205/75R15
Coupe205/75R15
Chevrolet Corvette 1958Convertible205/75R15
Coupe205/75R15
Chevrolet Corvette 1959Convertible205/75R15
Coupe205/75R15
Chevrolet Corvette 1960Convertible205/75R15
Coupe205/75R15
Chevrolet Corvette 1961Convertible205/75R15
Coupe205/75R15
Chevrolet Corvette 1962Convertible205/75R15
Coupe205/75R15
Chevrolet Corvette 1963Convertible205/75R15
Coupe205/75R15
Chevrolet Corvette 1964Convertible205/75R15
Coupe205/75R15
Chevrolet Corvette 1965Convertible205/75R15
Coupe205/75R15
Chevrolet Corvette 1966Convertible205/75R15
Coupe205/75R15
Chevrolet Corvette 1967Convertible205/75R15
Coupe205/75R15
Chevrolet Corvette 1968Convertible205/75R15
Coupe205/75R15
Chevrolet Corvette 1969Base Model205/75R15
Convertible205/75R15
Chevrolet Corvette 1970Base Model205/75R15
Convertible205/75R15
Chevrolet Corvette 1971Base Model205/75R15
Convertible205/75R15
Chevrolet Corvette 1972Base Model205/75R15
Convertible205/75R15
Chevrolet Corvette 1973Base Model225/70R15
Convertible225/70R15
Chevrolet Corvette 1974Base Model225/70R15
Convertible225/70R15
Chevrolet Corvette 1975Base Model225/70R15
Convertible225/70R15
Chevrolet Corvette 1976Base Model225/70R15
Chevrolet Corvette 1977Base Model225/70R15
Chevrolet Corvette 1978Base Model225/70R15
255/60R15
Chevrolet Corvette 1979Base Model225/70R15
255/60R15
Chevrolet Corvette 1980Base Model225/70R15
255/60R15
Chevrolet Corvette 1981Base Model225/70R15
255/60R15
Chevrolet Corvette 1982Base Model225/70R15
255/60R15
Chevrolet Corvette 1984Base Model255/50R16
Chevrolet Corvette 1985Base Model255/50R16
Chevrolet Corvette 1986Base Model255/50R16
Convertible255/50R16
Chevrolet Corvette 1987Base Model255/50R16
Convertible255/50R16
Chevrolet Corvette 1988Base Model255/50R16
275/40R17
Convertible255/50R16
275/40R17
Chevrolet Corvette 1989Base Model275/40R17
Convertible275/40R17
Chevrolet Corvette 1990Base Model275/40R17
Convertible275/40R17
ZR1275/40R17
315/35R17
Chevrolet Corvette 1991Base Model275/40R17
Convertible275/40R17
ZR1275/40R17
315/35R17
Chevrolet Corvette 1992Base Model275/40R17
Convertible275/40R17
ZR1275/40R17
315/35R17
Chevrolet Corvette 1993Base Model255/45R17
285/40R17
Convertible255/45R17
285/40R17
ZR1275/40R17
315/35R17
Chevrolet Corvette 1994Base Model255/45R17
285/40R17
Convertible255/45R17
285/40R17
ZR1275/40R17
315/35R17
Chevrolet Corvette 1995Base Model255/45R17
285/40R17
Convertible255/45R17
285/40R17
Grand Sport275/40R17
315/35R17
Z07275/40R17
ZR1275/40R17
315/35R17
Chevrolet Corvette 1996Base Model255/45R17
285/40R17
Convertible255/45R17
285/40R17
Grand Sport275/40R17
315/35R17
Z07275/40R17
Chevrolet Corvette 1997Base Model245/45R17
275/40R18
Chevrolet Corvette 1998Base Model245/45R17
275/40R18
Chevrolet Corvette 1999Base Model245/45R17
275/40R18
Convertible245/45R17
275/40R18
Chevrolet Corvette 2000Base Model245/45R17
275/40R18
Convertible245/45R17
275/40R18
Chevrolet Corvette 2001Base Model245/45R17
275/40R18
Convertible245/45R17
275/40R18
Z06265/40R17
295/35R18
Chevrolet Corvette 2002Base Model245/45R17
275/40R18
Convertible245/45R17
275/40R18
Z06265/40R17
295/35R18
Chevrolet Corvette 2003Base Model245/45R17
275/40R18
Convertible245/45R17
275/40R18
Z06265/40R17
295/35R18
Chevrolet Corvette 2004Base Model245/45R17
275/40R18
Convertible245/45R17
275/40R18
Z06265/40R17
295/35R18
Chevrolet Corvette 2005C6 Convertible Performance Handling Package245/40R18
285/35R19
C6 Convertible Standard Model245/40R18
285/35R19
C6 Coupe Performance Handling Package245/40R18
285/35R19
C6 Coupe Standard Model245/40R18
285/35R19
Chevrolet Corvette 2006C6 Convertible Performance Handling Package245/40R18
285/35R19
C6 Convertible Standard Model245/40R18
285/35R19
C6 Coupe Performance Handling Package245/40R18
285/35R19
C6 Coupe Standard Model245/40R18
285/35R19
Z06275/35R18
325/30R19
Chevrolet Corvette 2007C6 Convertible Performance Handling Package245/40R18
285/35R19
C6 Convertible Standard Model245/40R18
285/35R19
C6 Coupe Performance Handling Package245/40R18
285/35R19
C6 Coupe Standard Model245/40R18
285/35R19
Z06275/35R18
325/30R19
Chevrolet Corvette 2008C6 Convertible Performance Handling Package245/40R18
285/35R19
C6 Convertible Standard Model245/40R18
285/35R19
C6 Coupe Performance Handling Package245/40R18
285/35R19
C6 Coupe Standard Model245/40R18
285/35R19
Z06275/35R18
325/30R19
Chevrolet Corvette 2009C6 Convertible Performance Handling Package245/40R18
285/35R19
C6 Convertible Standard Model245/40R18
285/35R19
C6 Coupe Performance Handling Package245/40R18
285/35R19
C6 Coupe Standard Model245/40R18
285/35R19
Z06275/35R18
325/30R19
ZR1285/30R19
335/25R20
Chevrolet Corvette 2010C6 Convertible Performance Handling Package245/40R18
285/35R19
C6 Convertible Standard Model245/40R18
285/35R19
C6 Coupe Performance Handling Package245/40R18
285/35R19
C6 Coupe Standard Model245/40R18
285/35R19
Grand Sport Convertible275/35R18
325/30R19
Grand Sport Coupe275/35R18
325/30R19
Z06275/35R18
325/30R19
ZR1285/30R19
335/25R20
Chevrolet Corvette 2011C6 Convertible Standard Model245/40R18
285/35R19
C6 Coupe Performance Handling Package245/40R18
285/35R19
C6 Coupe Standard Model245/40R18
285/35R19
Grand Sport Convertible275/35R18
325/30R19
Grand Sport Coupe275/35R18
325/30R19
Z06275/35R18
325/30R19
Z06 Carbon285/30R19
335/25R20
ZR1285/30R19
335/25R20
C6 Convertible Performance Handling Package245/40R18
285/35R19
Chevrolet Corvette 2012C6 Convertible Performance Handling Package245/40R18
285/35R19
C6 Convertible Standard Model245/40R18
285/35R19
C6 Coupe Performance Handling Package245/40R18
285/35R19
C6 Coupe Standard Model245/40R18
285/35R19
Grand Sport Convertible275/35R18
325/30R19
Grand Sport Coupe275/35R18
325/30R19
Z06275/35R18
325/30R19
ZR1285/30R19
335/25R20
Chevrolet Corvette 2013C6 Convertible Performance Handling Package245/40R18
285/35R19
C6 Convertible Standard Model245/40R18
285/35R19
C6 Coupe Performance Handling Package245/40R18
285/35R19
C6 Coupe Standard Model245/40R18
285/35R19
Grand Sport Convertible275/35R18
325/30R19
Grand Sport Coupe275/35R18
325/30R19
Z06275/35R18
325/30R19
ZR1285/30R19
335/25R20
Chevrolet Corvette 2014Convertible Standard Model245/40R18
285/35R19
Convertible Z51 Package245/35R19
285/30R20
Coupe Standard Model245/40R18
285/35R19
Coupe Stingray245/40R18
285/35R19
Coupe Z51 Package245/35R19
285/30R20
Chevrolet Corvette 2015Convertible Standard Model245/40R18
285/35R19
Convertible Z51 Pacakge245/35R19
285/30R20
Coupe Standard Model245/40R18
285/35R19
Coupe Z51 Package245/35R19
285/30R20
Z06 Convertible285/30R19
335/25R20
Z06 Coupe285/30R19
335/25R20
Z07 Convertible285/30R19
335/25R20
Z07 Coupe285/30R19
335/25R20
Chevrolet Corvette 2016Convertible Standard Model245/40R18
285/35R19
Convertible Z51 Package245/35R19
285/30R20
Coupe Standard Model245/40R18
285/35R19
Coupe Z51 Package245/35R19
285/30R20
Z06 Convertible285/30R19
335/25R20
Z06 Coupe285/30R19
335/25R20
Z07 Convertible285/30R19
335/25R20
Z07 Coupe285/30R19
335/25R20
Chevrolet Corvette 2017Convertible Standard Model245/40R18
285/35R19
Convertible Z51 Package245/35R19
285/30R20
Coupe Standard Model245/40R18
285/35R19
Coupe Z51 Package245/35R19
285/30R20
Grand Sport Convertible285/30R19
335/25R20
Grand Sport Coupe285/30R19
335/25R20
Grand Sport Z07 Convertible285/30R19
335/25R20
Grand Sport Z07 Coupe285/30R19
335/25R20
Z06 Convertible285/30R19
335/25R20
Z06 Coupe285/30R19
335/25R20
Chevrolet Corvette 2018Grand Sport Convertible285/30R19
335/25R20
Grand Sport Coupe285/30R19
335/25R20
Stingray245/35R19
285/30R20
Stingray Z51 Package245/35R19
285/30R20
Z06 Convertible285/30R19
335/25R20
Z06 Coupe285/30R19
335/25R20
Chevrolet Corvette 2019Grand Sport285/30R19
335/25R20
Stingray245/35R19
285/30R20
Z06285/30R19
335/25R20
ZR1285/30R19
335/25R20
Chevrolet Corvette 2020LT245/35R19
305/30R20
Z51 Package245/35R19
305/30R20

Best Tires for Your Chevrolet Corvette – Enhancing Your Driving Experience

Find the best tires for your Chevrolet Corvette to optimize performance, handling, and safety. Our comprehensive list provides high-quality tires from reputable brands, specifically tailored to suit your vehicle’s needs and your driving style.

About the Chevrolet Corvette: Features and Specifications

The Chevrolet Corvette is a classic American sports car known for its powerful engines and impressive performance. Available in various trims, including the Stingray, Grand Sport, and Z06, the Corvette offers exhilarating speed and handling capabilities. With advanced safety features and a sleek exterior, the Corvette is both stylish and reliable on the road.

Enhance Your Driving Experience with the Right Tires

Choosing the right set of tires is essential to enhance your driving experience and optimize the performance of your Chevrolet Corvette. Tires for the Corvette should offer excellent grip, cornering ability, and braking performance to complement the vehicle’s powerful engine.

Understanding When to Replace Your Chevrolet Corvette’s Tires

Knowing when to replace your Chevrolet Corvette’s tires is crucial for both safety and performance. The two main factors to consider are tread depth and tire age.

Tread Depth

Checking the tread depth of your tires is the most common method for determining when to replace them. The minimum legal tread depth in most states is 2/32 of an inch. However, it is recommended to replace your tires when the tread reaches 4/32 of an inch for optimal performance and safety.

Tire tread depth can be measured using a tread depth gauge or by using the “penny test.” Simply insert a penny into the tread groove with Lincoln’s head facing down. If the top of Lincoln’s head is visible, it’s time to replace your tires.

Tire Age

Tires can degrade over time, even if they have sufficient tread depth. It is generally recommended to replace tires that are 6 years or older, regardless of tread wear. You can determine the age of your tires by checking the DOT number on the sidewall. The last four digits of the DOT number indicate the week and year of manufacture.

Choosing the Perfect Tires for Your Chevrolet Corvette

When choosing tires for your Chevrolet Corvette, there are a few key factors to consider:

Tire Performance

The Chevrolet Corvette is known for its performance capabilities, so it’s important to choose tires that can handle the power and provide excellent grip. Look for tires with a high traction rating and responsive handling characteristics.

Tire Size

The tire size for your Chevrolet Corvette can vary depending on the specific model and trim. It’s important to select tires that are the correct size for your vehicle to ensure proper fitment and performance. Consult your vehicle’s owner’s manual or check the sidewall of your current tires for the correct tire size.

Tire Type

There are different types of tires available, including performance tires, summer tires, all-season tires, and track tires. Consider your driving style and the conditions in which you will be driving your Corvette to determine the best type of tire for your needs. Performance tires offer excellent grip and handling but may have shorter tread life. All-season tires are more versatile and can handle a variety of road conditions.

Tire Brand

Choosing a reputable tire brand is important to ensure quality and performance. Consider brands such as Michelin, Bridgestone, Continental, and Pirelli, which are known for their high-performance tires.

Top Tires for Chevrolet Corvette

Based on the factors mentioned above, here are some top tire options for your Chevrolet Corvette:

  1. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
  2. Bridgestone Potenza RE-71R
  3. Continental ExtremeContact Sport
  4. Pirelli P Zero Nero GT
  5. Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar 3

These tires offer excellent performance, high traction, and responsive handling characteristics, enhancing the driving experience of your Chevrolet Corvette.

Conclusion

Choosing the best tires for your Chevrolet Corvette is crucial for optimal performance and safety. Consider factors such as tire performance, size, type, and brand when making your selection. By choosing the right tires, you can enhance your driving experience and fully enjoy the power and capabilities of your Chevrolet Corvette.