2003 Kia Optima Car Batteries

2003 Kia Optima Battery Replacement & Size

Not sure what battery to get for your Kia Optima? Use the following chart to find information on Kia Optima battery size and cold cranking amps.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MTP-124R V6/2.7L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 700
MT-47/H5 L4/2.4L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 650
MTX-47/H5 L4/2.4L Replacement 41 months Performance 36 months 650
BATTERIES

V6/2.7L

- Battery: MTP-124R

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

L4/2.4L

- Battery: MT-47/H5

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

L4/2.4L

- Battery: MTX-47/H5

- Warranty: Replacement 41 months, Performance 36 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

Shopping for Kia Optima Car Batteries

Sadly, your Kia Optima won't last forever. Neither will its battery. On average, auto batteries last anywhere from three to five years. Don’t get stranded by your Optima’s car battery. Replace it regularly instead! Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A slow engine crank, an illuminated battery or check engine light, bloated battery case, corrosion-covered posts, and subpar electrical performance may all indicate that your battery needs attention.

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. Stop by for a free battery test and, if needed, get your Kia Optima a replacement battery. Car batteries are one of our many specialties! Our expert technicians understand Kia service recommendations for Optima battery CCAs and reserve capacity. Get help choosing the battery size that's best for your Optima, and schedule a fast car battery replacement at your earliest convenience.

Are Interstate Batteries Good for Optimas?

We know what’s best for your Kia Optima, 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 leads the way in terms of car battery reliability, charge capacity, and innovation for many years. That's why you'll find Interstate Batteries in the engines of many a Kia Optima. Their powerful products are installed in boom lifts, severe duty trucks, UTVs, and even boats! You need a car battery that's just as dependable as your 2003 Kia Optima. That’s why you should choose Interstate Battery. Their products are Outrageously Dependable®.

Making Your Optima’s New Battery Last

Got a new car battery installed in your 2003 Kia Optima? Congrats! 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 not playing the radio or using other electronics when the engine is turned off.

Top Optima Car Battery Questions

Firestone Complete Auto Care has answers to your top car battery questions. If you have a battery question that's unique to your Kia Optima battery, stop by your nearest store. Our expert techs have the answers you need.

  • Why doesn’t my Optima 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’ve been leaving the doors slightly open and the dome lights on during the night. Stop by for a free battery test at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to learn more about the state of your battery.
  • What do you do with my dead Optima battery? We’ll recycle your car battery for you!
  • What’s the cost of Kia Optima batteries? You can find affordable Optima batteries by using one of our car battery coupons, when available. And, all Interstate Batteries have a limited-time free replacement and performance warranty.

Kia Optima Batteries Near You

The middle of nowhere is the wrong place to have a weak battery. Shop replacement batteries for 2003 Kia Optima today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.