Car Batteries for 1997 Kia Sportage

Battery Size & Replacement for 1997 Kia Sportage

Researching battery replacements for your Kia Sportage? Check the chart to find the right car battery size and cold cranking amps for your Sportage.

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. Generally, car batteries last from three to five years. Don’t get stranded by your Sportage’s car battery. Replace it regularly instead! Pay attention to clues that your battery is on its way out. A lagging starter, a blinking battery or check engine light, bloated battery case, corrosion-covered posts, or dim headlights can all be signs that your battery is on its last leg.

You can also get a Free Battery Test at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care. With best-in-class tools we can tell you how much "life" is left in your battery. Stop by for a free battery test and, if needed, a replacement battery for your 1997 Kia Sportage. Car batteries are one of our many specialties! Our expert technicians understand Kia service recommendations for Sportage battery cold cranking amps and reserve capacity. Get help choosing the battery size that matches your vehicle, and schedule a weekday or weekend battery replacement service for your car.

Should You Choose Interstate Batteries for Your Sportage?

We know what’s best for your Kia Sportage, which is why we carry just that. We install more than 700,000 car batteries a year using America's #1 replacement battery from Interstate Batteries. Interstate has been a leader in car battery reliability, charge capacity, and innovation for many years. That's why you'll find Interstate Batteries in the engines of many a Kia Sportage. Their powerful products are installed in forklifts commercial trucks, golf carts, and boats! To run optimally, your 1997 Kia Sportage requires a dependable battery. That’s why you should choose Interstate Battery. Their products are Outrageously Dependable®.

After Buying 1997 Kia Sportage Battery

Did you recently have a new 1997 Kia Sportage car battery installed? Great job! You can give your new battery a head start with proper care and attention. Help extend your car battery’s life by cutting back on unnecessary short trips, keeping the battery posts corrosion-free, and avoiding radio and electronic component use when the engine is off.

Answers to Your Sportage Car Battery Questions

Firestone Complete Auto Care has answers to your top car battery questions. If you have a Sportage-specific battery question, pay us a visit. Our technicians are happy to help.

  • Why doesn’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 dome lights on during the night. Stop by for a free battery test at your favorite Firestone Complete Auto Care and learn more about your battery's charge.
  • What do you do with my old Sportage battery? We recycle it, taking care of both your car and the Earth.
  • What’s the cost of Kia Sportage batteries? Kia Sportage batteries can be affordable, especially when there's an available battery coupon. And, all Interstate Batteries have a limited-time free replacement and performance warranty.

Get a Battery for Your Kia Sportage

Don’t let a dead battery stop you. Shop replacement car batteries for your 1997 Kia Sportage at Firestone Complete Auto Care.