1983 Chevrolet C20 Car Batteries

The Right Battery Size for a 1983 Chevrolet C20

Not sure what battery to get for your Chevrolet C20? Use the following chart to find information on Chevrolet C20 battery size and cold cranking amps.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-75 V8/7.4L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 700
MTP-75 V8/7.4L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 700
MTZ-75DT V8/7.4L Replacement 48 months Performance 48 months 715
MT-75 V8/5.0L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 700
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-75 L6/4.1L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 700
MTP-75 L6/4.1L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 700
MTZ-75DT L6/4.1L Replacement 48 months Performance 48 months 715
MT-75 L6/4.8L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 700
MTP-75DT L6/4.8L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 650
MTZ-75DT L6/4.8L Replacement 48 months Performance 48 months 715
MT-75 V8/5.7L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 700
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 V8/6.2L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 770
MTP-78 V8/6.2L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 800
MTX-78 V8/6.2L Replacement 40 months Performance 36 months 740
BATTERIES

V8/7.4L

- Battery: MT-75

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

V8/7.4L

- Battery: MTP-75

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

V8/7.4L

- Battery: MTZ-75DT

- Warranty: Replacement 48 months, Performance 48 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 715

V8/5.0L

- Battery: MT-75

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

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

L6/4.1L

- Battery: MT-75

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

L6/4.1L

- Battery: MTP-75

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

L6/4.1L

- Battery: MTZ-75DT

- Warranty: Replacement 48 months, Performance 48 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 715

L6/4.8L

- Battery: MT-75

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

L6/4.8L

- Battery: MTP-75DT

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

L6/4.8L

- Battery: MTZ-75DT

- Warranty: Replacement 48 months, Performance 48 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 715

V8/5.7L

- Battery: MT-75

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

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

V8/6.2L

- Battery: MT-78

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 770

V8/6.2L

- Battery: MTP-78

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 800

V8/6.2L

- Battery: MTX-78

- Warranty: Replacement 40 months, Performance 36 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 740

Shopping for Chevrolet C20 Car Batteries

You can pretty much drive your Chevrolet C20 until you don't want to anymore. But your C20's battery? Don't count on it to last forever. On average, auto batteries last anywhere from three to five years. Don’t get stranded by your C20’s car battery. Replace it regularly instead! Pay attention to clues that your battery is on its way out. A sluggish engine start, an illuminated battery or check engine light, bloated battery case, corrosion-covered posts, or dim headlights can all signal that your battery needs attention.

Plus, at Firestone Complete Auto Care, we’ll test your battery for free. Our equipment can see how much charge is left in your battery. Drop in for a free battery check and, if needed, a replacement battery for your 1983 Chevrolet C20. Car batteries are one of our many specialties! Our technicians are well-acquainted with Chevrolet’s service specs for C20 battery cold cranking amps and reserve capacity. Get help identifying the type and size of battery that matches your vehicle, and schedule a weekday or weekend battery replacement service for your car.

Should You Choose Interstate Batteries for Your C20?

We only want what’s best for your Chevrolet C20, which is why we exclusively carry the best. We replace over 700,000 batteries each year with Interstate Batteries, America’s #1 replacement battery brand. Interstate has been a leader in car battery reliability, power, and innovation for many years. Pop the hood of any Chevrolet C20 and you may find a trusty Interstate Battery. Their powerful products are installed in boom lifts, severe duty trucks, golf carts, and fishing boats. To run optimally, your 1983 Chevrolet C20 requires a dependable battery. And Interstate Batteries are Outrageously Dependable®.

Caring for a New Chevrolet C20 Battery

Have you recently had a fresh battery installed in your Chevrolet C20? Good thinking! Now, help it last longer and stay charged by caring for it from the get-go. Help extend your car battery’s life by limiting short trips, cleaning your battery posts, and not playing the radio or using other electronics when the engine is turned off.

Answers to Your C20 Car Battery Questions

Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care for answers to all your car battery questions. If you have a C20-specific battery question, pay us a visit. Our technicians are happy to help.

  • Why won’t my C20 battery hold a charge? 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 cabin light at night. Stop by for a free battery test at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and get a handle on your car battery’s health.
  • What do you do with my dead C20 battery? We’ll recycle your car battery for you!
  • How much will replacing my Chevrolet C20’s battery cost? Get affordable prices on Chevrolet C20 batteries by using one of our limited-time battery deals. The best part is, every Interstate Battery has both a maintenance-free performance warranty and a limited-time free replacement.

Get a New Chevrolet C20 Battery

Don't let a failing battery slow you down. Shop replacement batteries for 1983 Chevrolet C20s today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.