1986 Jeep Cherokee Car Batteries

The Right Battery Size for a 1986 Jeep Cherokee

Researching battery replacements for your Jeep Cherokee? Use the following chart to find information on Jeep Cherokee battery size and cold cranking amps.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-24 L4/2.1L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 600
MTP-24 L4/2.1L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 750
MT-58 L4/2.5L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 540
MT-58 V6/2.8L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 540
BATTERIES

L4/2.1L

- Battery: MT-24

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 600

L4/2.1L

- Battery: MTP-24

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 750

L4/2.5L

- Battery: MT-58

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 540

V6/2.8L

- Battery: MT-58

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 540

Shopping for Jeep Cherokee Car Batteries

Sadly, your Jeep Cherokee won't last forever. Neither will its battery. On average, auto batteries last anywhere from three to five years. You want to replace your 1986 Jeep Cherokee battery before it fails and leaves you stranded. Watch for signs that your current battery is getting too old or too weak. A sluggish engine start, an illuminated battery or check engine light, bloated battery case, corroded battery terminals, and subpar electrical performance may all indicate 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. Visit us for a complimentary battery check and, if necessary, a battery replacement to help keep your 1986 Jeep Cherokee running! Automotive batteries are just one of our many areas of expertise. Our expert technicians understand Jeep service recommendations for Cherokee battery CCAs and reserve capacity. Get help identifying the type and size of battery that's best for your Cherokee, and schedule a weekday or weekend battery replacement service for your car.

Should You Choose Interstate Batteries for Your Cherokee?

We know what’s best for your Jeep Cherokee, which is why we exclusively carry the best. We install more than 700,000 car batteries a year using America's #1 replacement battery from Interstate Batteries. Interstate has been an battery-industry leader for durability, charge capacity, and technology. Pop the hood of any Jeep Cherokee and you may find a trusty Interstate Battery. Their tried and true products are commonly used in industrial lifts, commercial trucks, golf carts, and even boats! To run optimally, your 1986 Jeep Cherokee requires a dependable battery. That's Interstate: Outrageously Dependable®.

Caring for a New Jeep Cherokee Battery

Did you recently have a new 1986 Jeep Cherokee car battery installed? 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, limiting short trips, cleaning your battery posts, and avoiding radio and electronic component use when the engine is off.

Answers to Your Cherokee 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 Jeep Cherokee battery, stop by your nearest store. Our expert techs have the answers you need.

  • Why doesn’t my Cherokee 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 may have been leaving your car doors ajar and the cabin light at night. Stop by for a free battery test at your favorite Firestone Complete Auto Care and get a handle on your car battery’s health.
  • What do you do with my old Cherokee battery? We’ll recycle your car battery for you!
  •  How much do Jeep Cherokee batteries cost? Get affordable prices on Jeep Cherokee 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 Jeep Cherokee Battery

The middle of nowhere is the wrong place to have a weak battery. Shop replacement batteries for 1986 Jeep Cherokee today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.