1998 Ford Escort Car Batteries

Battery Size & Replacement for 1998 Ford Escort

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

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-58 L4/2.0L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 540
BATTERIES

L4/2.0L

- Battery: MT-58

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 540

Shopping for Ford Escort Car Batteries

Your Escort doesn't have an expiration date, but its battery does. The average car battery lasts three to five years. You want to replace your 1998 Ford Escort battery before it fails and leaves you stranded. Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A sluggish engine start, an illuminated check engine light or battery signal, bloated 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 necessary, a battery replacement to help keep your 1998 Ford Escort running! Car batteries are only one of our many strong suits. Our technicians are well-acquainted with Ford’s service specs for Escort battery cold cranking amps and reserve capacity. Get help figuring out the battery size that matches your vehicle, and schedule a weekday or weekend battery replacement service for your car.

Why Choose an Interstate Battery for Your Escort?

We only want what’s best for your Ford Escort, 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 America's #1 replacement battery from Interstate Batteries. Interstate has been an battery-industry leader for durability, power, and innovation for many years. That's why you'll find Interstate Batteries in the engines of many a Ford Escort. Their entire line of powerful offerings can be found in boom lifts, severe duty trucks, utility vehicles, and boats! Your 1998 Ford Escort needs a reliable battery to run optimally. That’s why you should choose Interstate Battery. Their products are Outrageously Dependable®.

Caring for a New Ford Escort Battery

Did you recently have a new 1998 Ford Escort car battery installed? Congrats! Give your new car battery the best start with proper care. Give your new battery a hand by cutting back on unnecessary short trips, cleaning your battery posts, and avoiding radio and electronic component use when the engine is off.

Top Escort Car Battery Questions

Get answers to common car battery questions, from Firestone Complete Auto Care. If you have a Escort-specific battery question, visit your nearest store. Our technicians have the answers.

  • Why won’t my Escort battery hold a charge? A battery is in its final hour when it will no longer hold a charge. It may be getting old. Or, you may have a habit of leaving your car doors open and the dome lights on during the night. Stop by for a free battery test at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care to learn more about the state of your battery.
  • What do you do with my dead Escort battery? We recycle it, taking care of both your car and the Earth.
  •  How much do Ford Escort batteries cost? Ford Escort batteries can be affordable, especially when there's an available battery coupon. And, all Interstate Batteries have a limited-time free replacement and performance warranty.

Get a Battery for Your Ford Escort

Don't let a failing battery slow you down. Shop replacement batteries for 1998 Ford Escorts today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.