Car Batteries for 2002 Kia Sportage

The Right Battery Size for a 2002 Kia Sportage

Need more info about Kia Sportage batteries? Use the following chart to find information on Kia Sportage battery size and cold cranking amps.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MTP-86 L4/2.0L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 650
BATTERIES

L4/2.0L

- Battery: MTP-86

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

Buying a Replacement Battery for Kia Sportage

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. On average, auto batteries last anywhere from three to five years. Don’t get stranded by your Sportage’s car battery. Replace it regularly instead! Watch for signs that your current battery is getting too old or too weak. A slow engine crank, an illuminated check engine light or battery signal, bloated battery case, corroded battery terminals, or weak lights can all be signs that your battery is on its last leg.

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 necessary, a battery replacement to help keep your 2002 Kia Sportage running! Automotive batteries are just one of our many areas of expertise. Our expert technicians understand Kia service recommendations for Sportage car batteries’ reserve capacities and cold cranking amps. Get help identifying the type and size of battery that fits your car perfectly, and schedule a weekday or weekend battery replacement service for your car.

Should You Choose Interstate Batteries for Your Sportage?

We only want what’s best for your Kia Sportage, which is why we exclusively carry the best. 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, charge capacity, and innovation. That's why you'll find Interstate Batteries in the engines of many a Kia Sportage. Their entire line of powerful offerings can be found in forklifts freightliners, UTVs, and even boats! Your 2002 Kia Sportage needs a reliable battery to run optimally. That's Interstate: Outrageously Dependable®.

Making Your Sportage’s New Battery Last

Did you recently have a new 2002 Kia Sportage car battery installed? Good thinking! You can give your new battery a head start with proper care and attention. ensuring all the lights are turned off before you leave the car, decreasing the number of short trips you take, cleaning your battery posts, and not using electronics such as the radio and power outlets when the engine is off.

Commonly Asked Sportage Battery Questions

Firestone Complete Auto Care has answers to your top car battery questions. If you have a battery question that's unique to your Kia Sportage battery, pay us a visit. 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 been leaving your car doors ajar and the cabin light at night. Stop in for a free battery check at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and learn more about your battery's charge.
  • 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? 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.

Kia Sportage Batteries Near You

The middle of nowhere is the wrong place to have a weak battery. Shop replacement batteries for 2002 Kia Sportage today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.