Car Batteries for 1983 Mercedes-Benz 300CD

The Right Battery Size for a 1983 Mercedes-Benz 300CD

Not sure what battery to get for your Mercedes-Benz 300CD? Use the following chart to find information on Mercedes-Benz 300CD battery size and cold cranking amps.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-49/H8 L5/3.0L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 900
MTP-49/H8 L5/3.0L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 900
MTX-49/H8 L5/3.0L Replacement 36 months Performance 36 months 900
BATTERIES

L5/3.0L

- Battery: MT-49/H8

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 900

L5/3.0L

- Battery: MTP-49/H8

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 900

L5/3.0L

- Battery: MTX-49/H8

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance 36 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 900

Shopping for Mercedes-Benz 300CD Car Batteries

Your 300CD doesn't have an expiration date, but its battery does. The average car battery lasts three to five years. Don’t get stranded by your 300CD’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 posts, or faded headlights may all indicate that your battery needs attention.

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. Drop in for a free battery check and, if needed, a replacement battery for your 1983 Mercedes-Benz 300CD. Car batteries are only one of our many strong suits. Our technicians are familiar with Mercedes-Benz-specific recommendations for 300CD car batteries’ reserve capacities and cold cranking amps. Get help identifying the type and size of battery that fits your car perfectly, and schedule an appointment today for a quick car battery replacement.

Are Interstate Batteries Good for 300CDs?

Your Mercedes-Benz 300CD 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 Interstate Batteries, America’s #1 replacement battery brand. Interstate leads the way in terms of car battery reliability, power, and innovation for many years. That’s why it’s unsurprising to find an Interstate Battery in the engine of a Mercedes-Benz 300CD. Their entire line of powerful offerings can be found in boom lifts, commercial trucks, utility vehicles, and boats! You need a car battery that's just as dependable as your 1983 Mercedes-Benz 300CD. That's Interstate: Outrageously Dependable®.

Making Your 300CD’s New Battery Last

Did you recently have a new 1983 Mercedes-Benz 300CD car battery installed? Good thinking! Give your new car battery the best start with proper care. You can take care of your battery 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.

Commonly Asked 300CD Battery Questions

Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care for answers to all your car battery questions. If you have a 300CD-specific battery question, visit your nearest store. Our technicians have the answers.

  • Why doesn’t my 300CD battery stay charged? A car battery that needs to be jump-started every time is as good as dead. The battery might be old. Or, you’ve been leaving the doors slightly open and the cabin light at night. Stop by for a free battery test at your favorite Firestone Complete Auto Care and get a handle on your car battery’s health.
  • What do you do with my dead 300CD battery? We’ll recycle your car battery for you!
  •  How much do Mercedes-Benz 300CD batteries cost? Get affordable prices on Mercedes-Benz 300CD batteries by using one of our limited-time battery deals. And, all Interstate Batteries have a limited-time free replacement and performance warranty.

Mercedes-Benz 300CD Batteries Near You

The middle of nowhere is the wrong place to have a weak battery. Shop replacement batteries for 1983 Mercedes-Benz 300CD today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.