1986 Honda Civic Batteries

Battery Size & Replacement for 1986 Honda Civic

Not sure what battery to get for your Honda Civic? Check the chart to find the right car battery size and cold cranking amps for your Civic.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-51 L4/1.5L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 500
MT-51 L4/1.3L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 500
BATTERIES

L4/1.5L

- Battery: MT-51

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 500

L4/1.3L

- Battery: MT-51

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 500

Buy the Right Battery for Your Honda Civic

Your Civic 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 Honda Civic stranded. Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A sluggish engine start, an illuminated battery or check engine light, swollen battery case, corroded battery terminals, and subpar electrical performance can all signal that your battery is waving goodbye.

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, get your Honda Civic a replacement battery. Car batteries are one of our many specialties! Our technicians are well-acquainted with Honda’s service specs for Civic battery CCAs and reserve capacity. Get help identifying the type and size of battery that's best for your Civic, and schedule a fast car battery replacement at your earliest convenience.

Are Interstate Batteries Good for Civics?

We only want what’s best for your Honda Civic, which is why we exclusively carry the best. 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, charge capacity, and innovation for many years. That’s why it’s unsurprising to find an Interstate Battery in the engine of a Honda Civic. Their powerful products are installed in boom lifts, severe duty trucks, golf carts, and fishing boats. Your 1986 Honda Civic needs a reliable battery to run optimally. That's Interstate: Outrageously Dependable®.

Caring for a New Honda Civic Battery

Did you recently have a new 1986 Honda Civic car battery installed? Great job! Now, help it last longer and stay charged by caring for it from the get-go. Help extend your car battery’s life by cutting back on unnecessary short trips, cleaning your battery posts, and avoiding radio and electronic component use when the engine is off.

Top Civic Car Battery Questions

Get answers to common car battery questions, from Firestone Complete Auto Care. If you have a battery question that's unique to your Honda Civic battery, stop by your nearest store. Our technicians have the answers.

  • Why won’t my Civic battery hold a charge? A battery is in its final hour when it will no longer hold a charge. The battery may be too old. Or, you may have a habit of leaving your car doors 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 Civic battery? We’ll recycle your car battery for you!
  • What’s the cost of Honda Civic batteries? Get affordable prices on Honda Civic batteries by using one of our limited-time battery deals. And, all Interstate Batteries have a limited-time free replacement and performance warranty.

Get a New Honda Civic Battery

Don't let a failing battery slow you down. Shop replacement batteries for 1986 Honda Civics today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.