1985 GMC C1500 Suburban Car Batteries

Battery Size & Replacement for 1985 GMC C1500 Suburban

Not sure what battery to get for your GMC C1500 Suburban? Use this chart to find the right battery size and CCAs for your GMC C1500 Suburban.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-78 V8/6.2L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 770
MTP-78 V8/6.2L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 800
MT-75 V8/5.0L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 700
MTP-75 V8/5.0L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 700
MT-78 V8/5.7L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 770
MTP-75 V8/5.7L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 700
BATTERIES

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

V8/5.0L

- Battery: MT-75

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

V8/5.0L

- Battery: MTP-75

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

V8/5.7L

- Battery: MT-78

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 770

V8/5.7L

- Battery: MTP-75

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

Buying a Replacement Battery for GMC C1500 Suburban

Your C1500 Suburban doesn't have an expiration date, but its battery does. On average, auto batteries last anywhere from three to five years. Check your battery regularly and replace it as needed so it doesn’t leave you and your GMC C1500 Suburban stranded. Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A slow engine crank, an illuminated check engine light or battery signal, swollen battery case, corroded battery terminals, or dim headlights can all be signs that your battery is on its last leg.

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. Visit us for a complimentary battery check and, if needed, a replacement battery for your 1985 GMC C1500 Suburban. Car batteries are one of our many specialties! Our expert technicians understand GMC service recommendations for C1500 Suburban battery CCAs 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.

Are Interstate Batteries Good for C1500 Suburbans?

Your GMC C1500 Suburban deserves the best, which is why we exclusively carry the best. Our technicians install over 700,000 batteries/year using America's #1 replacement battery from Interstate Batteries. Interstate leads the way in terms of car battery reliability, performance, and technology. Pop the hood of any GMC C1500 Suburban and you may find a trusty Interstate Battery. Their entire line of powerful offerings can be found in forklifts commercial trucks, UTVs, and even boats! You need a car battery that's just as dependable as your 1985 GMC C1500 Suburban. That’s why you should choose Interstate Battery. Their products are Outrageously Dependable®.

Caring for a New GMC C1500 Suburban Battery

Got a new car battery installed in your 1985 GMC C1500 Suburban? Good thinking! Give your new car battery the best start with proper care. ensuring all the lights are turned off before you leave the car, decreasing the number of short trips you take, cleaning your battery posts, and avoiding radio and electronic component use when the engine is off.

Top C1500 Suburban Car Battery Questions

Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care for answers to all your car battery questions. If you have battery questions that are GMC C1500 Suburban-specific, visit your nearest store. Our technicians have the answers.

  • Why doesn’t my C1500 Suburban battery stay charged? A battery is in its final hour when it will no longer hold a charge. The battery may be too old. Or, you’ve been leaving the doors slightly open and the dome lights on during the night. Stop by for a complimentary battery check at your favorite Firestone Complete Auto Care and get a handle on your car battery’s health.
  • What do you do with my dead C1500 Suburban battery? We’ll recycle your car battery for you!
  • What’s the cost of GMC C1500 Suburban batteries? You can find affordable C1500 Suburban batteries by using one of our car battery coupons, when available. And, all Interstate Batteries have a limited-time free replacement and performance warranty.

Get a New GMC C1500 Suburban Battery

Don't let a failing battery slow you down. Shop replacement batteries for 1985 GMC C1500 Suburbans today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.