1997 Jeep Wrangler Car Batteries

The Right Battery Size for a 1997 Jeep Wrangler

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

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-34 L4/2.5L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 700
MTP-78DT L4/2.5L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 800
MT-34 L6/4.0L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 700
MTP-34 L6/4.0L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 800
BATTERIES

L4/2.5L

- Battery: MT-34

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

L4/2.5L

- Battery: MTP-78DT

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 800

L6/4.0L

- Battery: MT-34

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

L6/4.0L

- Battery: MTP-34

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 800

Buy the Right Battery for Your Jeep Wrangler

Your Wrangler doesn't have an expiration date, but its battery does. On average, auto batteries last anywhere from three to five years. Don’t get stranded by your Wrangler’s car battery. Replace it regularly instead! Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A lagging starter, an illuminated battery or check engine light, bloated battery case, corrosion-covered posts, or dim headlights can all signal that your battery is waving goodbye.

You can also get a Free Battery Test at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care. With computerized testing we can see how much charge is left in your battery. Drop in for a free battery check and, if needed, get your Jeep Wrangler a replacement battery. Car batteries are only one of our many strong suits. Our technicians are well-acquainted with Jeep’s service specs for Wrangler battery cold cranking amps and reserve capacity. Get help choosing the battery size that's best for your Wrangler, and schedule an appointment today for a quick car battery replacement.

Should You Choose Interstate Batteries for Your Wrangler?

We only want what’s best for your Jeep Wrangler, which is why we carry just that. 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 technology. That’s why it’s unsurprising to find an Interstate Battery in the engine of a Jeep Wrangler. Their powerful products are installed in industrial lifts, freightliners, golf carts, and even boats! Your 1997 Jeep Wrangler needs a reliable battery to run optimally. And Interstate Batteries are Outrageously Dependable®.

Making Your Wrangler’s New Battery Last

Did you recently have a new 1997 Jeep Wrangler car battery installed? Congrats! 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, cutting back on unnecessary short trips, cleaning your battery posts, and not using electronics such as the radio and power outlets when the engine is off.

Top Wrangler Car Battery Questions

Firestone Complete Auto Care has answers to your top car battery questions. If you have a Wrangler-specific battery question, stop by your nearest store. Our technicians have the answers.

  • Why won't my Wrangler battery stay charged? 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 been leaving your car doors ajar and the cabin light at night. Stop in for a free battery check at your favorite Firestone Complete Auto Care and get a handle on your car battery’s health.
  • What happens to my old Wrangler battery? We’ll recycle your car battery for you!
  • How much will replacing my Jeep Wrangler’s battery cost? Get affordable prices on Jeep Wrangler batteries by using one of our limited-time battery deals. The best part is, every Interstate Battery has both a maintenance-free performance warranty and a limited-time free replacement.

Get a Battery for Your Jeep Wrangler

Don't let a failing battery slow you down. Shop replacement batteries for 1997 Jeep Wranglers today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.