1986 Honda Prelude Batteries

The Right Battery Size for a 1986 Honda Prelude

Not sure what battery to get for your Honda Prelude? Use the following chart to find information on Honda Prelude 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
MT-26 L4/1.8L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 525
MTP-75DT L4/1.8L 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

L4/1.8L

- Battery: MT-26

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 525

L4/1.8L

- Battery: MTP-75DT

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

Buying a Replacement Battery for Honda Prelude

Sadly, your Honda Prelude won't last forever. Neither will its battery. The average car battery lasts three to five years. Check your battery regularly and replace it as needed so it doesn’t leave you and your Honda Prelude stranded. Watch for signs that your current battery is getting too old or too weak. A lagging starter, an illuminated check engine light or battery signal, bloated battery case, corroded battery terminals, or dim headlights may all indicate that your battery is waving goodbye.

Or, you can get a complimentary battery check at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care. With best-in-class tools we can tell you how much "life" is left in your battery. Stop by for a free battery test and, if needed, a replacement battery for your 1986 Honda Prelude. Car batteries are one of our many specialties! Our technicians are familiar with Honda-specific recommendations for Prelude car batteries’ reserve capacities and cold cranking amps. Get help figuring out the battery size that's best for your Prelude, and schedule a fast car battery replacement at your earliest convenience.

Should You Choose Interstate Batteries for Your Prelude?

We only want what’s best for your Honda Prelude, which is why we only carry top-of-the-line replacement parts and batteries. Our technicians install over 700,000 batteries/year using Interstate Batteries, America’s #1 replacement battery brand. Interstate has been a leader in car battery reliability, power, and innovation for many years. That’s why it’s unsurprising to find an Interstate Battery in the engine of a Honda Prelude. Their tried and true products are commonly used in forklifts severe duty trucks, UTVs, and even boats! To run optimally, your 1986 Honda Prelude requires a dependable battery. That’s why you should choose Interstate Battery. Their products are Outrageously Dependable®.

Making Your Prelude’s New Battery Last

Got a new car battery installed in your 1986 Honda Prelude? Good thinking! Now, help it last longer and stay charged by caring for it from the get-go. flipping the dome lights and headlights off when exiting the car, decreasing the number of short trips you take, cleaning your battery posts, and not playing the radio or using other electronics when the engine is turned off.

Commonly Asked Prelude Battery Questions

Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care for answers to all your car battery questions. If you have battery questions that are Honda Prelude-specific, pay us a visit. Our expert techs have the answers you need.

  • Why won’t my Prelude battery hold a charge? A car battery that needs to be jump-started every time is as good as dead. The battery might be old. Or, you’ve been leaving the doors slightly open and the cabin light at night. Stop by for a complimentary battery check at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and learn more about your battery's charge.
  • What happens to my old Prelude battery? We recycle it! Nearly 100% of all lead-acid batteries are recyclable.
  • What’s the cost of Honda Prelude batteries? Get affordable prices on Honda Prelude 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 Prelude Battery

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