Car Batteries for 2008 Kia Optima

The Right Battery Size for a 2008 Kia Optima

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 L4/2.4L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 700
MTP-124R V6/2.7L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 700
BATTERIES

L4/2.4L

- Battery: MTP-124R

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

V6/2.7L

- Battery: MTP-124R

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

Shopping for Kia Optima Car Batteries

You can pretty much drive your Kia Optima until you don't want to anymore. But your Optima'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 Kia Optima stranded. Pay attention to clues that your battery is on its way out. A sluggish engine start, an illuminated check engine light or battery signal, bloated battery case, corroded battery terminals, or weak lights 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 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 2008 Kia Optima running! Car batteries are one of our many specialties! Our expert technicians understand Kia service recommendations for Optima battery CCAs and reserve capacity. Get help figuring out the battery size that's best for your Optima, and schedule a weekday or weekend battery replacement service for your car.

Should You Choose Interstate Batteries for Your Optima?

We know what’s best for your Kia Optima, which is why we exclusively carry the best. Our technicians install over 700,000 batteries/year using Interstate Batteries, America’s #1 replacement battery brand. 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 forklifts severe duty trucks, utility vehicles, and even boats! To run optimally, your 2008 Kia Optima requires a dependable battery. That's Interstate: Outrageously Dependable®.

After Buying 2008 Kia Optima Battery

Did you recently have a new 2008 Kia Optima car battery installed? Congrats! You can give your new battery a head start with proper care and attention. Help extend your car battery’s life by decreasing the number of short trips you take, cleaning your battery posts, and not using electronics such as the radio and power outlets when the engine is off.

Top Optima Car Battery Questions

Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care for answers to all your car battery questions. If you have battery questions that are Kia Optima-specific, stop by your nearest store. Our technicians have the answers.

  • Why won't my Optima battery stay charged? A car battery that needs to be jump-started every time is as good as dead. It may be getting old. Or, you may have been leaving your car doors ajar and the lights on overnight. Stop in for a free battery check at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to learn more about the state of your battery.
  • What happens to my old Optima battery? We recycle it, taking care of both your car and the Earth.
  • 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.

Get a New Kia Optima Battery

Don't let a failing battery slow you down. Shop replacement batteries for 2008 Kia Optimas today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.