1998 Kia Sportage Car Batteries

The Right Battery Size for a 1998 Kia Sportage

Not sure what battery to get for your Kia Sportage? Use this chart to find the right battery size and CCAs for your Kia 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

Your Sportage doesn't have an expiration date, but its battery does. 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 sluggish engine start, an illuminated battery or check engine light, bloated battery case, corroded battery posts, and subpar electrical performance can all be signs 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. Visit us for a complimentary battery check and, if needed, a replacement battery for your 1998 Kia Sportage. Car batteries are one of our many specialties! Our technicians are familiar with Kia-specific recommendations for Sportage battery CCAs and reserve capacity. Get help figuring out the battery size that fits your car perfectly, 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 only carry top-of-the-line replacement parts and batteries. Our technicians install over 700,000 batteries/year using America's #1 replacement battery from Interstate Batteries. Interstate has been a leader in car battery reliability, performance, and technology. That’s why it’s unsurprising to find an Interstate Battery in the engine of a Kia Sportage. Their entire line of powerful offerings can be found in forklifts commercial trucks, utility vehicles, and even boats! Your 1998 Kia Sportage needs a reliable battery to run optimally. And Interstate Batteries are Outrageously Dependable®.

After Buying 1998 Kia Sportage Battery

Got a new car battery installed in your 1998 Kia Sportage? Good thinking! Give your new car battery the best start with proper care. Help extend your car battery’s life by cutting back on unnecessary short trips, keeping the battery posts corrosion-free, and not playing the radio or using other electronics when the engine is turned off.

Top Sportage Car Battery Questions

Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care for answers to all your car battery questions. If you have a battery question that's unique to your Kia Sportage battery, stop by your nearest store. Our technicians are happy to help.

  • Why won’t my Sportage battery hold a charge? A battery is in its final hour when it will no longer hold a charge. The battery may be too old. Or, you may have been leaving your car doors ajar and the lights on overnight. Stop by for a free battery test at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to learn more about the state of your battery.
  • What happens to my old Sportage battery? We’ll recycle your car battery for you!
  • How much will replacing my Kia Sportage’s battery cost? Kia Sportage 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 New Kia Sportage Battery

Don't let a failing battery slow you down. Shop replacement batteries for 1998 Kia Sportages today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.