1997 Honda Civic Batteries

The Right Battery Size for a 1997 Honda Civic

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

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-51R L4/1.6L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 500
BATTERIES

L4/1.6L

- Battery: MT-51R

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 500

Buying a Replacement Battery for Honda Civic

You can pretty much drive your Honda Civic until you don't want to anymore. But your Civic's battery? Don't count on it to last forever. Generally, car batteries last 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. Watch for signs that your current battery is getting too old or too weak. A sluggish engine start, a blinking battery or check engine light, bloated battery case, corroded battery posts, and subpar electrical performance can all be signs that your battery is on its last leg.

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 necessary, a battery replacement to help keep your 1997 Honda Civic running! Car batteries are only one of our many strong suits. Our expert technicians understand Honda service recommendations for Civic car batteries’ reserve capacities and cold cranking amps. Get help choosing the battery size that's best for your Civic, and schedule an appointment today for a quick car battery replacement.

Are Interstate Batteries Good for Civics?

We know what’s best for your Honda Civic, which is why we only carry top-of-the-line replacement parts and batteries. Our technicians install over 700,000 batteries/year using America's #1 replacement battery from Interstate Batteries. Interstate has been a leader in car battery reliability, performance, and technology. That's why you'll find Interstate Batteries in the engines of many a Honda Civic. Their tried and true products are commonly used in forklifts severe duty trucks, UTVs, and fishing boats. To run optimally, your 1997 Honda Civic requires a dependable battery. That’s why you should choose Interstate Battery. Their products are Outrageously Dependable®.

Caring for a New Honda Civic Battery

Have you recently had a fresh battery installed in your Honda Civic? Good thinking! You can give your new battery a head start with proper care and attention. turning off all of the lights when you leave your vehicle, cutting back on unnecessary short trips, cleaning your battery posts, and not playing the radio or using other electronics when the engine is turned off.

Commonly Asked Civic Battery Questions

Get answers to common car battery questions, from Firestone Complete Auto Care. If you have battery questions that are Honda Civic-specific, stop by your nearest store. Our expert techs have the answers you need.

  • Why won't my Civic battery stay charged? A battery is in its final hour when it will no longer hold a charge. The battery might be old. Or, you’ve been leaving the doors slightly open and the lights on overnight. Stop by for a free battery test at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to learn more about the state of your battery.
  • What happens to my old Civic battery? We recycle it, taking care of both your car and the Earth.
  •  How much do Honda Civic batteries cost? Honda Civic 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 New Honda Civic Battery

Don’t let a dead battery stop you. Shop replacement car batteries for your 1997 Honda Civic at Firestone Complete Auto Care.