1988 Honda Accord Batteries

Battery Size & Replacement for 1988 Honda Accord

Not sure what battery to get for your Honda Accord? Use the following chart to find information on Honda Accord battery size and cold cranking amps.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-26 L4/2.0L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 525
MTP-75DT L4/2.0L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 650
BATTERIES

L4/2.0L

- Battery: MT-26

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 525

L4/2.0L

- Battery: MTP-75DT

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

Buying a Replacement Battery for Honda Accord

You can pretty much drive your Honda Accord until you don't want to anymore. But your Accord's battery? Don't count on it to last forever. On average, auto batteries last anywhere from three to five years. Don’t get stranded by your Accord’s car battery. Replace it regularly instead! Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A sluggish engine start, an illuminated battery or check engine light, bloated battery case, corroded battery terminals, or weak lights can all be signs that your battery needs attention.

You can also get a Free Battery Test at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care. With best-in-class tools we can tell you how much "life" is left in your battery. Drop in for a free battery check and, if needed, a replacement battery for your 1988 Honda Accord. Car batteries are one of our many specialties! Our expert technicians understand Honda service recommendations for Accord battery CCAs and reserve capacity. 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 Accords?

We only want what’s best for your Honda Accord, 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 Interstate Batteries, America’s #1 replacement battery brand. Interstate has been an battery-industry leader for durability, performance, and innovation. Pop the hood of any Honda Accord and you may find a trusty Interstate Battery. Their tried and true products are commonly used in industrial lifts, commercial trucks, golf carts, and boats! Your 1988 Honda Accord needs a reliable battery to run optimally. And Interstate Batteries are Outrageously Dependable®.

Caring for a New Honda Accord Battery

Got a new car battery installed in your 1988 Honda Accord? Congrats! You can give your new battery a head start with proper care and attention. flipping the dome lights and headlights off when exiting the car, cutting back on unnecessary short trips, keeping the battery posts corrosion-free, and avoiding radio and electronic component use when the engine is off.

Top Accord Car Battery Questions

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

  • Why won’t my Accord 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’ve been leaving the doors slightly open and the lights on overnight. Stop by for a free battery test at your favorite Firestone Complete Auto Care and learn more about your battery's charge.
  • What do you do with my old Accord battery? We’ll recycle your car battery for you!
  • How much will replacing my Honda Accord’s battery cost? Get affordable prices on Honda Accord batteries by using one of our limited-time battery deals. Plus, every Interstate Battery comes with a maintenance-free performance warranty and limited-time free replacement.

Get a Battery for Your Honda Accord

Don’t let a dead battery stop you. Shop replacement car batteries for your 1988 Honda Accord at Firestone Complete Auto Care.