Car Batteries for 1987 GMC R2500

Get a New GMC R2500 Battery

Don’t let a dead battery stop you. Shop replacement car batteries for your 1987 GMC R2500 at Firestone Complete Auto Care.

The Right Battery Size for a 1987 GMC R2500

Need more info about GMC R2500 batteries? Check the chart to find the right car battery size and cold cranking amps for your R2500.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
78-1 V8/5.0L Replacement 24 months Performance months 700
75FT-3 V8/5.0L Replacement 36 months Performance months 700
78-AGM V8/5.0L Replacement 36 months Performance months 740
34/78-4 V6/4.3L Replacement 24 months Performance months 800
75FT-3 V6/4.3L Replacement 36 months Performance months 700
78-AGM V6/4.3L Replacement 36 months Performance months 740
34/78-4 L6/4.8L Replacement 24 months Performance months 800
75FT-3 L6/4.8L Replacement 36 months Performance months 700
78-AGM L6/4.8L Replacement 36 months Performance months 740
34/78-4 V8/6.2L Replacement 24 months Performance months 800
75FT-3 V8/6.2L Replacement 36 months Performance months 700
78-AGM V8/6.2L Replacement 36 months Performance months 740
75-2 V8/7.4L Replacement 24 months Performance months 650
78FT-2 V8/7.4L Replacement 36 months Performance months 800
78-AGM V8/7.4L Replacement 36 months Performance months 740
75-2 V8/5.7L Replacement 24 months Performance months 650
75FT-3 V8/5.7L Replacement 36 months Performance months 700
78-AGM V8/5.7L Replacement 36 months Performance months 740
BATTERIES

V8/5.0L

- Battery: 78-1

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

V8/5.0L

- Battery: 75FT-3

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

V8/5.0L

- Battery: 78-AGM

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 740

V6/4.3L

- Battery: 34/78-4

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 800

V6/4.3L

- Battery: 75FT-3

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

V6/4.3L

- Battery: 78-AGM

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 740

L6/4.8L

- Battery: 34/78-4

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 800

L6/4.8L

- Battery: 75FT-3

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

L6/4.8L

- Battery: 78-AGM

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 740

V8/6.2L

- Battery: 34/78-4

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 800

V8/6.2L

- Battery: 75FT-3

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

V8/6.2L

- Battery: 78-AGM

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 740

V8/7.4L

- Battery: 75-2

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

V8/7.4L

- Battery: 78FT-2

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 800

V8/7.4L

- Battery: 78-AGM

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 740

V8/5.7L

- Battery: 75-2

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

V8/5.7L

- Battery: 75FT-3

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

V8/5.7L

- Battery: 78-AGM

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 740

Buying a Replacement Battery for GMC R2500

Your R2500 doesn't have an expiration date, but its battery does. The average car battery lasts three to five years. Don’t get stranded by your R2500’s car battery. Replace it regularly instead! Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A lagging starter, an illuminated battery or check engine light, swollen battery case, corrosion-covered posts, and subpar electrical performance can all be signs that your battery is on its last leg.

Or, you can get a complimentary battery check at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care. With computerized testing we can see how much charge is left in your battery. Drop in for a free battery check and, if needed, get your GMC R2500 a replacement battery. Automotive batteries are just one of our many areas of expertise. Our expert technicians understand GMC service recommendations for R2500 battery CCAs and reserve capacity. Get help choosing the battery size that fits your car perfectly, and schedule a fast car battery replacement at your earliest convenience.

Find the Right DieHard Battery for Your R2500

We only want what’s best for your GMC R2500, which is why we exclusively carry the best. Your R2500 needs a reliable, durable and powerful battery in even some of the toughest conditions. DieHard R2500 batteries surpass expectations using the latest innovative technology to meet the increasing power needs of modern vehicles A DieHard battery isn't an ordinary car battery. It's extraordinary. Go with a DieHard battery for your R2500 and drive with confidence knowing that your battery will perform when you need it. That's the kind of battery we deliver.

Making Your R2500’s New Battery Last

Have you recently had a fresh battery installed in your GMC R2500? Congrats! You can give your new battery a head start with proper care and attention. Give your new battery a hand by decreasing the number of short trips you take, keeping your battery posts clean, and avoiding radio and electronic component use when the engine is off.

Top R2500 Car Battery Questions

Firestone Complete Auto Care has answers to your top car battery questions. If you have a battery question that's unique to your GMC R2500 battery, stop by your nearest store. Our technicians are happy to help.

  • Why doesn’t my R2500 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 lights on overnight. 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 happens to my old R2500 battery? We recycle it! Nearly 100% of all lead-acid batteries are recyclable.
  •  How much do DieHard batteries cost for your GMC R2500? Get affordable prices on GMC R2500 batteries by using one of our limited-time battery deals. Plus, all DieHard car batteries come with a free replacement warranty and extra coverage with DieHard Assurance.
  • How long can I expect my car battery to last? You can usually get three to five years out of your car battery. However, battery type, how well you maintain your battery, and your driving habits can all affect your battery’s lifespan.
  • Why is there white, crusty buildup on my R2500’s battery post? If you notice white, crusty stuff around the battery terminals of your R2500, it's likely corrosion. A chemical reaction between battery acid and the air can create a white, powdery substance that builds up over time on the terminals. This buildup can interfere with the electrical connection between the battery and your R2500’s electrical system, potentially leading to poor performance, difficulty starting, and other issues.
  • What do I do about corrosion on my R2500 car battery? Regularly inspecting and cleaning your battery terminals will help keep your R2500’s electrical system running smoothly. Before cleaning, reference your owner’s manual for instructions on how to disconnect the battery cables. Once the cables have been disconnected, gently clean the terminals with a mixture of water and baking soda, a wire brush, and a rag.
  • Who sells R2500 batteries near me? You can shop for R2500 batteries at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care, and our expert technicians will even handle the installation. Don’t have time to visit our store? Our Firestone Direct mobile vans can come to you for battery installations! Learn more about our mobile battery services.