1996 Chevrolet Caprice Batteries

The Right Battery Size for a 1996 Chevrolet Caprice

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

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-78 V8/4.3L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 770
MTP-78DT V8/4.3L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 800
MTX-78 V8/4.3L 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
BATTERIES

V8/4.3L

- Battery: MT-78

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 770

V8/4.3L

- Battery: MTP-78DT

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 800

V8/4.3L

- 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

Shopping for Chevrolet Caprice Car Batteries

You can pretty much drive your Chevrolet Caprice until you don't want to anymore. But your Caprice's battery? Don't count on it to last forever. Generally, car batteries last from three to five years. Don’t get stranded by your Caprice’s car battery. Replace it regularly instead! Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A lagging starter, an illuminated check engine light or battery signal, swollen battery case, corroded battery terminals, or faded headlights can all signal that your battery is on its last leg.

Plus, at Firestone Complete Auto Care, we’ll test your battery for free. With computerized testing we can see how much charge is left in your battery. Visit us for a complimentary battery check and, if needed, get your Chevrolet Caprice a replacement battery. Automotive batteries are just one of our many areas of expertise. Our technicians are familiar with Chevrolet-specific recommendations for Caprice car batteries’ reserve capacities and cold cranking amps. Get help identifying the type and size of battery that matches your vehicle, and schedule an appointment today for a quick car battery replacement.

Are Interstate Batteries Good for Caprices?

We know what’s best for your Chevrolet Caprice, which is why we only carry top-of-the-line replacement parts and batteries. We install more than 700,000 car batteries a year using outrageously dependable Interstate Batteries. Interstate leads the way in terms of car battery reliability, power, and innovation for many years. That’s why it’s unsurprising to find an Interstate Battery in the engine of a Chevrolet Caprice. Their entire line of powerful offerings can be found in industrial lifts, commercial trucks, golf carts, and boats! You need a car battery that's just as dependable as your 1996 Chevrolet Caprice. That’s why you should choose Interstate Battery. Their products are Outrageously Dependable®.

Making Your Caprice’s New Battery Last

Did you recently have a new 1996 Chevrolet Caprice car battery installed? Good thinking! You can give your new battery a head start with proper care and attention. Help extend your car battery’s life by cutting back on unnecessary short trips, cleaning your battery posts, and not using electronics such as the radio and power outlets when the engine is off.

Commonly Asked Caprice Battery Questions

Firestone Complete Auto Care has answers to your top car battery questions. If you have battery questions that are Chevrolet Caprice-specific, stop by your nearest store. Our technicians are happy to help.

  • Why won't my Caprice 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 a habit of leaving your car doors open and the cabin light at night. Stop by for a complimentary battery check at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and learn more about your battery's charge.
  • What do you do with my old Caprice battery? We recycle it! Nearly 100% of all lead-acid batteries are recyclable.
  • How much will replacing my Chevrolet Caprice’s battery cost? Chevrolet Caprice batteries can be affordable, especially when there's an available battery coupon. 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 Caprice

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