2012 Kia Rio Batteries

2012 Kia Rio Battery Replacement & Size

Need more info about Kia Rio batteries? Use this chart to find the right battery size and CCAs for your Kia Rio.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-121R L4/1.6L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 600
BATTERIES

L4/1.6L

- Battery: MT-121R

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 600

Shopping for Kia Rio Car Batteries

Sadly, your Kia Rio won't last forever. Neither will its battery. 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 Rio stranded. Watch for signs that your current battery is getting too old or too weak. A slow engine crank, an illuminated check engine light or battery signal, bloated battery case, corrosion-covered posts, and subpar electrical performance may all indicate that your battery is on its last leg.

Plus, at Firestone Complete Auto Care, we’ll test your battery for free. With computerized testing we can see how much charge is left in your battery. Stop by for a free battery test and, if needed, a replacement battery for your 2012 Kia Rio. Car batteries are only one of our many strong suits. Our technicians are well-acquainted with Kia’s service specs for Rio battery CCAs and reserve capacity. Get help identifying the type and size of battery that's best for your Rio, and schedule a weekday or weekend battery replacement service for your car.

Are Interstate Batteries Good for Rios?

We only want what’s best for your Kia Rio, which is why we only carry top-of-the-line replacement parts and batteries. We replace over 700,000 batteries each year with America's #1 replacement battery from Interstate Batteries. Interstate has been an battery-industry leader for durability, performance, and innovation. That's why you'll find Interstate Batteries in the engines of many a Kia Rio. Their powerful products are installed in boom lifts, commercial trucks, golf carts, and even boats! To run optimally, your 2012 Kia Rio requires a dependable battery. That’s why you should choose Interstate Battery. Their products are Outrageously Dependable®.

Making Your Rio’s New Battery Last

Have you recently had a fresh battery installed in your Kia Rio? Good thinking! Now, help it last longer and stay charged by caring for it from the get-go. ensuring all the lights are turned off before you leave the car, decreasing the number of short trips you take, keeping your battery posts clean, and avoiding radio and electronic component use when the engine is off.

Commonly Asked Rio Battery Questions

Get answers to common car battery questions, from Firestone Complete Auto Care. If you have a Rio-specific battery question, visit your nearest store. Our expert techs have the answers you need.

  • Why doesn’t my Rio battery stay charged? A battery is in its final hour when it will no longer hold a charge. The battery might be old. Or, you may have a habit of leaving your car doors open 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 do you do with my old Rio battery? We recycle it, taking care of both your car and the Earth.
  • How much will replacing my Kia Rio’s battery cost? Get affordable prices on Kia Rio batteries by using one of our limited-time battery deals. The best part is, every Interstate Battery has both a maintenance-free performance warranty and a limited-time free replacement.

Kia Rio Batteries Near You

The middle of nowhere is the wrong place to have a weak battery. Shop replacement batteries for 2012 Kia Rio today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.