2003 Kia Rio Batteries

The Right Battery Size for a 2003 Kia Rio

Not sure what battery to get for your Kia Rio? Use this chart to find the right battery size and CCAs for your Kia Rio.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-35 L4/1.6L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 570
MTP-35 L4/1.6L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 640
MTX-35 L4/1.6L Replacement 38 months Performance 36 months 650
BATTERIES

L4/1.6L

- Battery: MT-35

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 570

L4/1.6L

- Battery: MTP-35

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 640

L4/1.6L

- Battery: MTX-35

- Warranty: Replacement 38 months, Performance 36 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

Buy the Right Battery for Your Kia Rio

Your Rio 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 Rio’s car battery. Replace it regularly instead! Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A lagging starter, an illuminated check engine light or battery signal, bloated battery case, corroded battery terminals, or dim headlights may all indicate that your battery needs attention.

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 necessary, a battery replacement to help keep your 2003 Kia Rio running! Automotive batteries are just one of our many areas of expertise. Our technicians are well-acquainted with Kia’s service specs for Rio battery cold cranking amps and reserve capacity. Get help identifying the type and size of battery that fits your car perfectly, and schedule an appointment today for a quick car battery replacement.

Why Choose an Interstate Battery for Your Rio?

We know what’s best for your Kia Rio, which is why we only carry top-of-the-line replacement parts and batteries. Our technicians install over 700,000 batteries/year using outrageously dependable Interstate Batteries. Interstate has been an battery-industry leader for durability, power, and innovation for many years. Pop the hood of any Kia Rio and you may find a trusty Interstate Battery. Their tried and true products are commonly used in boom lifts, freightliners, UTVs, and even boats! You need a car battery that's just as dependable as your 2003 Kia Rio. That’s why you should choose Interstate Battery. Their products are Outrageously Dependable®.

Caring for a New Kia Rio Battery

Did you recently have a new 2003 Kia Rio car battery installed? Congrats! Now, help it last longer and stay charged by caring for it from the get-go. turning off all of the lights when you leave your vehicle, 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.

Commonly Asked Rio Battery Questions

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

  • Why won't my Rio battery stay charged? A battery that won't hold a charge is almost as good as dead. The battery may be too old. Or, you may have been leaving your car doors ajar and the dome lights on during the night. Stop by for a complimentary battery check at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care to learn more about the state of your battery.
  • What do you do with my dead Rio battery? We recycle it! Nearly 100% of all lead-acid batteries are recyclable.
  • How much will replacing my Kia Rio’s battery cost? You can find affordable Rio 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 Rio Batteries Near You

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