Car Batteries for 2000 Ford Contour

The Right Battery Size for a 2000 Ford Contour

Need more info about Ford Contour batteries? Check the chart to find the right car battery size and cold cranking amps for your Contour.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-40R L4/2.0L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 590
MT-40R V6/2.5L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 590
BATTERIES

L4/2.0L

- Battery: MT-40R

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 590

V6/2.5L

- Battery: MT-40R

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 590

Buying a Replacement Battery for Ford Contour

Your Contour 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 2000 Ford Contour battery before it fails and leaves you stranded. Watch for signs that your current battery is getting too old or too weak. A sluggish engine start, a blinking battery or check engine light, swollen battery case, corroded battery terminals, or weak lights 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. Drop in for a free battery check and, if needed, a replacement battery for your 2000 Ford Contour. Automotive batteries are just one of our many areas of expertise. Our technicians are familiar with Ford-specific recommendations for Contour car batteries’ reserve capacities and cold cranking amps. Get help identifying the type and size of battery that fits your car perfectly, and schedule an appointment today for a quick car battery replacement.

Are Interstate Batteries Good for Contours?

Your Ford Contour deserves the best, which is why we only carry top-of-the-line replacement parts and batteries. Our technicians install over 700,000 batteries/year using Interstate Batteries, America’s #1 replacement battery brand. Interstate leads the way in terms of car battery reliability, power, and technology. That’s why it’s unsurprising to find an Interstate Battery in the engine of a Ford Contour. Their tried and true products are commonly used in forklifts freightliners, utility vehicles, and boats! To run optimally, your 2000 Ford Contour requires a dependable battery. And Interstate Batteries are Outrageously Dependable®.

After Buying 2000 Ford Contour Battery

Got a new car battery installed in your 2000 Ford Contour? Good thinking! You can give your new battery a head start with proper care and attention. 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 not playing the radio or using other electronics when the engine is turned off.

Top Contour Car Battery Questions

Get answers to common car battery questions, from Firestone Complete Auto Care. If you have battery questions that are Ford Contour-specific, stop by your nearest store. Our technicians are happy to help.

  • Why won't my Contour battery stay charged? A battery that won't hold a charge is almost as good as dead. The battery may be too old. Or, you may have been leaving your car doors ajar 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 Contour battery? We recycle it! Nearly 100% of all lead-acid batteries are recyclable.
  • What’s the cost of Ford Contour batteries? Ford Contour 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 New Ford Contour Battery

Don’t let a dead battery stop you. Shop replacement car batteries for your 2000 Ford Contour at Firestone Complete Auto Care.