1996 Kia Sportage Car Batteries

1996 Kia Sportage Battery Replacement & Size

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
BATTERIES

L4/2.0L

- Battery: MT-58

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 540

Shopping for Kia Sportage Car Batteries

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.

Why Choose an Interstate Battery for Your Sportage?

Your Kia Sportage deserves the best, which is why we carry just that. We replace over 700,000 batteries each year with Interstate Batteries, America’s #1 replacement battery brand. Interstate has been a leader in car battery reliability, power, and innovation. That’s why it’s unsurprising to find an Interstate Battery in the engine of a Kia Sportage. Their powerful products are installed in forklifts commercial trucks, golf carts, and even boats! You need a car battery that's just as dependable as your 1996 Kia Sportage. That's Interstate: Outrageously Dependable®.

Making Your Sportage’s New Battery Last

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.

Top Sportage Car Battery Questions

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.

  • Why won't my Sportage battery stay charged? A battery that won't hold a charge is almost as good as dead. 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 complimentary battery check at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and get a handle on your car battery’s health.
  • What do you do with my dead Sportage battery? We recycle it! Nearly 100% of all lead-acid batteries are recyclable.
  • How much will replacing my Kia Sportage’s battery cost? Get affordable prices on Kia Sportage 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.

Get a Battery for Your Kia Sportage

Don’t let a dead battery stop you. Shop replacement car batteries for your 1996 Kia Sportage at Firestone Complete Auto Care.