Car Batteries for 2012 Kia Optima

Battery Size & Replacement for 2012 Kia Optima

Need more info about Kia Optima batteries? Check the chart to find the right car battery size and cold cranking amps for your Optima.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MTP-124R L4/2.0L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 700
MTP-124R L4/2.4L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 700
BATTERIES

L4/2.0L

- Battery: MTP-124R

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

L4/2.4L

- Battery: MTP-124R

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

Buy the Right Battery for Your Kia Optima

Sadly, your Kia Optima won't last forever. Neither will its battery. Generally, car batteries last 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 sluggish engine start, a blinking battery or check engine light, swollen battery case, corrosion-covered posts, and subpar electrical performance 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. Stop by for a free battery test and, if necessary, a battery replacement to help keep your 2012 Kia Optima running! Car batteries are only one of our many strong suits. Our technicians are well-acquainted with Kia’s service specs for Optima battery CCAs and reserve capacity. Get help choosing the battery size that fits your car perfectly, and schedule a weekday or weekend battery replacement service for your car.

Are Interstate Batteries Good for Optimas?

We know what’s best for your Kia Optima, which is why we exclusively carry the best. We replace over 700,000 batteries each year with Interstate Batteries, America’s #1 replacement battery brand. Interstate leads the way in terms of car battery reliability, performance, and technology. That's why you'll find Interstate Batteries in the engines of many a Kia Optima. Their powerful products are installed in industrial lifts, commercial trucks, utility vehicles, and even boats! You need a car battery that's just as dependable as your 2012 Kia Optima. And Interstate Batteries are Outrageously Dependable®.

Caring for a New Kia Optima Battery

Got a new car battery installed in your 2012 Kia Optima? Good thinking! Give your new car battery the best start with proper care. Help extend your car battery’s life by decreasing the number of short trips you take, keeping your battery posts clean, and not using electronics such as the radio and power outlets when the engine is off.

Answers to Your 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, visit your nearest store. Our technicians are happy to help.

  • Why doesn’t my Optima battery stay charged? A car battery that needs to be jump-started every time is as good as dead. 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 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? Kia Optima batteries can be affordable, especially when there's an available battery coupon. And, all Interstate Batteries have a limited-time free replacement and performance warranty.

Kia Optima Batteries Near You

Don’t let a dead battery stop you. Shop replacement car batteries for your 2012 Kia Optima at Firestone Complete Auto Care.