Not sure what battery to get for your Kia Sportage? Use the following chart to find information on Kia Sportage battery size and cold cranking amps.
|Battery||Engine||Warranty||Cold Cranking Amps|
|MT-58||L4/2.0L||Replacement 24 months||Performance 60 months||540|
- Battery: MT-58
- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months
- Cold Cranking Amps: 540
You can pretty much drive your Kia Sportage until you don't want to anymore. But your Sportage'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 Sportage stranded. Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A slow engine crank, an illuminated battery or check engine light, swollen battery case, corrosion-covered posts, or weak lights can all signal 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 needed, a replacement battery for your 1996 Kia Sportage. Car batteries are one of our many specialties! Our technicians are well-acquainted with Kia’s service specs for Sportage car batteries’ reserve capacities and cold cranking amps. Get help figuring out the battery size that matches your vehicle, and schedule an appointment today for a quick car battery replacement.
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Did you recently have a new 1996 Kia Sportage car battery installed? Congrats! You can give your new battery a head start with proper care and attention. Give your new battery a hand by cutting back on unnecessary short trips, cleaning your battery posts, and avoiding radio and electronic component use when the engine is off.
Get answers to common car battery questions, from Firestone Complete Auto Care. If you have battery questions that are Kia Sportage-specific, visit your nearest store. Our technicians have the answers.
Don’t let a dead battery stop you. Shop replacement car batteries for your 1996 Kia Sportage at Firestone Complete Auto Care.