2016 Kia Optima Car Batteries

The Right Battery Size for a 2016 Kia Optima

Researching battery replacements 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
MTX-94R/H7 L4/1.6L Replacement 36 months Performance 36 months 850
MTX-48/H6 L4/2.0L Replacement 36 months Performance 36 months 760
MTZ-48/H6 L4/2.0L Replacement 48 months Performance 48 months 730
MTX-94R/H7 L4/2.4L Replacement 36 months Performance 36 months 850
BATTERIES

L4/1.6L

- Battery: MTX-94R/H7

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance 36 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 850

L4/2.0L

- Battery: MTX-48/H6

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance 36 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 760

L4/2.0L

- Battery: MTZ-48/H6

- Warranty: Replacement 48 months, Performance 48 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 730

L4/2.4L

- Battery: MTX-94R/H7

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance 36 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 850

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. The average car battery lasts three to five years. Check your battery regularly and replace it as needed so it doesn’t leave you and your Kia Optima stranded. Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A slow engine crank, an illuminated battery or check engine light, swollen battery case, corroded battery terminals, or faded headlights 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. Our equipment can see how much charge is left in your battery. Drop in for a free battery check and, if needed, a replacement battery for your 2016 Kia Optima. Automotive batteries are just one of our many areas of expertise. Our technicians are familiar with Kia-specific recommendations for Optima battery cold cranking amps and reserve capacity. Get help choosing the battery size that matches your vehicle, and schedule a weekday or weekend battery replacement service for your car.

Are Interstate Batteries Good for Optimas?

Your Kia Optima deserves the best, which is why we exclusively carry the best. Our technicians install over 700,000 batteries/year using outrageously dependable Interstate Batteries. Interstate has been a leader in car battery reliability, power, and innovation for many years. Pop the hood of any Kia Optima and you may find a trusty Interstate Battery. Their tried and true products are commonly used in forklifts commercial trucks, UTVs, and boats! You need a car battery that's just as dependable as your 2016 Kia Optima. That’s why you should choose Interstate Battery. Their products are Outrageously Dependable®.

Caring for a New Kia Optima Battery

Have you recently had a fresh battery installed in your Kia Optima? Great job! 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, 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.

Answers to Your Optima Car Battery Questions

Get answers to common car battery questions, from Firestone Complete Auto Care. If you have battery questions that are Kia Optima-specific, visit your nearest store. Our technicians have the answers.

  • Why won't my Optima battery stay charged? A battery is in its final hour when it will no longer hold a charge. It may be getting old. Or, you may have been leaving your car doors ajar and the cabin light at night. Stop by for a complimentary battery check at your favorite Firestone Complete Auto Care and learn more about your battery's charge.
  • What do you do with my old Optima battery? We recycle it, taking care of both your car and the Earth.
  • How much will replacing my Kia Optima’s battery cost? 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 Battery for Your Kia Optima

Don’t let a dead battery stop you. Shop replacement car batteries for your 2016 Kia Optima at Firestone Complete Auto Care.