1997 Chevrolet C1500 Car Batteries

The Right Battery Size for a 1997 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 V6/4.3L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 770
MTP-78DT V6/4.3L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 800
MTX-78 V6/4.3L Replacement 40 months Performance 36 months 740
MT-78 V8/5.7L 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
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 V8/6.5L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 770
MTP-78DT V8/6.5L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 800
MTX-78 V8/6.5L Replacement 40 months Performance 36 months 740
BATTERIES

V6/4.3L

- Battery: MT-78

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 770

V6/4.3L

- Battery: MTP-78DT

- 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

V8/5.7L

- 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

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

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: MTX-78

- Warranty: Replacement 40 months, Performance 36 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 740

Buying a Replacement Battery for Chevrolet C1500

Your C1500 doesn't have an expiration date, but its battery does. On average, auto batteries last anywhere from three to five years. You want to replace your 1997 Chevrolet C1500 battery before it fails and leaves you stranded. Watch for signs that your current battery is getting too old or too weak. A lagging starter, an illuminated check engine light or battery signal, bloated battery case, corroded battery posts, or faded 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. 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 needed, a replacement battery for your 1997 Chevrolet C1500. Car batteries are one of our many specialties! Our technicians are familiar with Chevrolet-specific recommendations for C1500 car batteries’ reserve capacities and cold cranking amps. Get help identifying the type and size of battery that's best for your C1500, and schedule a fast car battery replacement at your earliest convenience.

Are Interstate Batteries Good for C1500s?

We know 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, charge capacity, and innovation. Pop the hood of any Chevrolet C1500 and you may find a trusty Interstate Battery. Their entire line of powerful offerings can be found in forklifts freightliners, utility vehicles, and fishing boats. You need a car battery that's just as dependable as your 1997 Chevrolet C1500. That’s why you should choose Interstate Battery. Their products are Outrageously Dependable®.

After Buying 1997 Chevrolet C1500 Battery

Got a new car battery installed in your 1997 Chevrolet C1500? Great job! You can give your new battery a head start with proper care and attention. You can take care of your battery by decreasing the number of short trips you take, keeping your battery posts clean, and not using electronics such as the radio and power outlets when the engine is off.

Answers to Your C1500 Car Battery Questions

Get answers to common car battery questions, from Firestone Complete Auto Care. If you have a C1500-specific battery question, visit your nearest store. 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 may be too old. Or, you may have been leaving your car doors ajar and the lights on overnight. Stop in for a free battery check at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and learn more about your battery's charge.
  • What happens to my old C1500 battery? We recycle it, taking care of both your car and the Earth.
  • How much will replacing my Chevrolet C1500’s battery cost? You can find affordable C1500 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 Chevrolet C1500

The middle of nowhere is the wrong place to have a weak battery. Shop replacement batteries for 1997 Chevrolet C1500 today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.