1996 BMW 318is Batteries

The Right Battery Size for a 1996 BMW 318is

Not sure what battery to get for your BMW 318is? Use this chart to find the right battery size and CCAs for your BMW 318is.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-91/T6 L4/1.9L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 590
BATTERIES

L4/1.9L

- Battery: MT-91/T6

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 590

Buying a Replacement Battery for BMW 318is

Sadly, your BMW 318is won't last forever. Neither will its battery. Generally, car batteries last from three to five years. Don’t get stranded by your 318is’s car battery. Replace it regularly instead! Pay attention to clues that your battery is on its way out. A lagging starter, a blinking battery or check engine light, bloated battery case, corroded battery terminals, or dim headlights can all signal that your battery is on its last leg.

You can also get a Free Battery Test at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care. Our equipment can see how much charge is left in your battery. Visit us for a complimentary battery check and, if necessary, a battery replacement to help keep your 1996 BMW 318is running! Car batteries are one of our many specialties! Our expert technicians understand BMW service recommendations for 318is battery cold cranking amps and reserve capacity. Get help choosing the battery size that fits your car perfectly, and schedule an appointment today for a quick car battery replacement.

Why Choose an Interstate Battery for Your 318is?

We only want what’s best for your BMW 318is, which is why we exclusively carry the best. We install more than 700,000 car batteries a year using outrageously dependable Interstate Batteries. Interstate has been a leader in car battery reliability, power, and technology. That's why you'll find Interstate Batteries in the engines of many a BMW 318is. Their entire line of powerful offerings can be found in boom lifts, freightliners, utility vehicles, and boats! You need a car battery that's just as dependable as your 1996 BMW 318is. That’s why you should choose Interstate Battery. Their products are Outrageously Dependable®.

Caring for a New BMW 318is Battery

Did you recently have a new 1996 BMW 318is car battery installed? Good thinking! Now, help it last longer and stay charged by caring for it from the get-go. turning off all of the lights when you leave your vehicle, decreasing the number of short trips you take, keeping your battery posts clean, and avoiding radio and electronic component use when the engine is off.

Answers to Your 318is Car Battery Questions

Get answers to common car battery questions, from Firestone Complete Auto Care. If you have a battery question that's unique to your BMW 318is battery, pay us a visit. Our technicians are happy to help.

  • Why doesn’t my 318is battery stay charged? A battery that won't hold a charge is almost as good as dead. It may be getting old. Or, you’ve been leaving the doors slightly open and the lights on overnight. Stop by for a free battery test at your favorite Firestone Complete Auto Care to learn more about the state of your battery.
  • What happens to my old 318is battery? We’ll recycle your car battery for you!
  • How much will replacing my BMW 318is’s battery cost? You can find affordable 318is batteries by using one of our car battery coupons, when available. The best part is, every Interstate Battery has both a maintenance-free performance warranty and a limited-time free replacement.

Get a Battery for Your BMW 318is

Don’t let a dead battery stop you. Shop replacement car batteries for your 1996 BMW 318is at Firestone Complete Auto Care.