2013 Kia Rio Car Batteries

The Right Battery Size for a 2013 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-121R L4/1.6L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 600
MTX-48/H6 L4/1.6L Replacement 36 months Performance 36 months 760
BATTERIES

L4/1.6L

- Battery: MT-121R

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 600

L4/1.6L

- Battery: MTX-48/H6

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance 36 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 760

Buying a Replacement Battery for 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. Check your battery regularly and replace it as needed so it doesn’t leave you and your Kia Rio stranded. Pay attention to clues that your battery is on its way out. A lagging starter, an illuminated check engine light or battery signal, swollen battery case, corroded battery posts, and subpar electrical performance may all indicate that your battery needs attention.

Plus, at Firestone Complete Auto Care, we’ll test your battery for free. With best-in-class tools we can tell you how much "life" is left in your battery. Drop in for a free battery check and, if needed, get your Kia Rio a replacement battery. 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 choosing the battery size that fits your car perfectly, and schedule a fast car battery replacement at your earliest convenience.

Should You Choose Interstate Batteries for Your Rio?

We know what’s best for your Kia Rio, which is why we exclusively carry the best. We install more than 700,000 car batteries a year using America's #1 replacement battery from Interstate Batteries. Interstate has been an battery-industry leader for durability, power, and technology. That's why you'll find Interstate Batteries in the engines of many a Kia Rio. Their powerful products are installed in boom lifts, severe duty trucks, UTVs, and fishing boats. To run optimally, your 2013 Kia Rio requires a dependable battery. That’s why you should choose Interstate Battery. Their products are Outrageously Dependable®.

Caring for a New Kia Rio Battery

Have you recently had a fresh battery installed in your Kia Rio? Congrats! Now, help it last longer and stay charged by caring for it from the get-go. You can take care of your battery by decreasing the number of short trips you take, cleaning your battery posts, 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 battery questions that are Kia Rio-specific, visit your nearest store. Our technicians have the answers.

  • Why won't my Rio 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’ve been leaving the doors slightly open and the dome lights on during the night. Stop in for a free battery check at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and learn more about your battery's charge.
  • What do you do with my dead Rio battery? We recycle it! Nearly 100% of all lead-acid batteries are recyclable.
  • What’s the cost of Kia Rio batteries? Kia Rio batteries can be affordable, especially when there's an available battery coupon. The best part is, every Interstate Battery has both a maintenance-free performance warranty and a limited-time free replacement.

Get a Battery for Your Kia Rio

The middle of nowhere is the wrong place to have a weak battery. Shop replacement batteries for 2013 Kia Rio today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.