Car Batteries for 1996 Chevrolet C1500

The Right Battery Size for a 1996 Chevrolet C1500

Researching battery replacements for your Chevrolet C1500? Use this chart to find the right battery size and CCAs for your Chevrolet C1500.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-78 V8/5.0L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 770
MTP-78 V8/5.0L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 800
MTX-78 V8/5.0L Replacement 40 months Performance 36 months 740
MT-78 V6/4.3L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 770
MTP-78 V6/4.3L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 800
MTX-78 V6/4.3L Replacement 40 months Performance 36 months 740
MT-78 V8/6.5L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 770
MTP-78DT V8/6.5L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 800
MTZ-78 V8/6.5L Replacement 48 months Performance 48 months 800
MT-78 V8/5.7L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 770
MTP-78 V8/5.7L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 800
MTX-78 V8/5.7L Replacement 40 months Performance 36 months 740
BATTERIES

V8/5.0L

- Battery: MT-78

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 770

V8/5.0L

- Battery: MTP-78

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 800

V8/5.0L

- Battery: MTX-78

- Warranty: Replacement 40 months, Performance 36 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 740

V6/4.3L

- Battery: MT-78

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 770

V6/4.3L

- Battery: MTP-78

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 800

V6/4.3L

- Battery: MTX-78

- Warranty: Replacement 40 months, Performance 36 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 740

V8/6.5L

- Battery: MT-78

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 770

V8/6.5L

- Battery: MTP-78DT

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 800

V8/6.5L

- Battery: MTZ-78

- Warranty: Replacement 48 months, Performance 48 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 800

V8/5.7L

- Battery: MT-78

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 770

V8/5.7L

- Battery: MTP-78

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 800

V8/5.7L

- Battery: MTX-78

- Warranty: Replacement 40 months, Performance 36 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 740

Buying a Replacement Battery for Chevrolet C1500

Sadly, your Chevrolet C1500 won't last forever. Neither will its battery. On average, auto batteries last anywhere from three to five years. Don’t get stranded by your C1500’s car battery. Replace it regularly instead! Watch for signs that your current battery is getting too old or too weak. A sluggish engine start, an illuminated battery or check engine light, swollen battery case, corroded battery terminals, or dim headlights can all be signs that your battery is waving goodbye.

You can also get a Free Battery Test at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care. With best-in-class tools we can tell you how much "life" is left in your battery. Drop in for a free battery check and, if necessary, a battery replacement to help keep your 1996 Chevrolet C1500 running! Automotive batteries are just one of our many areas of expertise. Our expert technicians understand Chevrolet service recommendations for C1500 battery CCAs and reserve capacity. Get help identifying the type and size of battery that's best for your C1500, and schedule a weekday or weekend battery replacement service for your car.

Should You Choose Interstate Batteries for Your C1500?

We only want what’s best for your Chevrolet C1500, which is why we carry just that. Our technicians install over 700,000 batteries/year using Interstate Batteries, America’s #1 replacement battery brand. Interstate has been a leader in car battery reliability, performance, and technology. That's why you'll find Interstate Batteries in the engines of many a Chevrolet C1500. Their powerful products are installed in boom lifts, commercial trucks, UTVs, and even boats! You need a car battery that's just as dependable as your 1996 Chevrolet C1500. That’s why you should choose Interstate Battery. Their products are Outrageously Dependable®.

Caring for a New Chevrolet C1500 Battery

Did you recently have a new 1996 Chevrolet C1500 car battery installed? Good thinking! You can give your new battery a head start with proper care and attention. You can take care of your battery by cutting back on unnecessary short trips, cleaning your battery posts, and not playing the radio or using other electronics when the engine is turned off.

Commonly Asked C1500 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 Chevrolet C1500 battery, pay us a visit. Our technicians are happy to help.

  • Why won't my C1500 battery stay charged? A car battery that needs to be jump-started every time is as good as dead. The battery might be old. Or, you may have a habit of leaving your car doors open and the dome lights on during the night. Stop in for a free battery check at your favorite Firestone Complete Auto Care to learn more about the state of your battery.
  • What do you do with my dead C1500 battery? We recycle it! Nearly 100% of all lead-acid batteries are recyclable.
  •  How much do Chevrolet C1500 batteries cost? Chevrolet C1500 batteries can be affordable, especially when there's an available battery coupon. Plus, every Interstate Battery comes with a maintenance-free performance warranty and limited-time free replacement.

Chevrolet C1500 Batteries Near You

The middle of nowhere is the wrong place to have a weak battery. Shop replacement batteries for 1996 Chevrolet C1500 today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.