1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SL Car Batteries

The Right Battery Size for a 1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SL

Not sure what battery to get for your Mercedes-Benz 380SL? Use the following chart to find information on Mercedes-Benz 380SL battery size and cold cranking amps.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-49/H8 V8/3.8L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 900
MTP-49/H8 V8/3.8L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 900
MTX-49/H8 V8/3.8L Replacement 36 months Performance 36 months 900
BATTERIES

V8/3.8L

- Battery: MT-49/H8

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 900

V8/3.8L

- Battery: MTP-49/H8

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 900

V8/3.8L

- Battery: MTX-49/H8

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance 36 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 900

Buy the Right Battery for Your Mercedes-Benz 380SL

Sadly, your Mercedes-Benz 380SL won't last forever. Neither will its battery. 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 Mercedes-Benz 380SL stranded. Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A lagging starter, an illuminated battery or check engine light, bloated battery case, corroded battery posts, or dim headlights can all be signs that your battery needs attention.

Or, you can get a complimentary battery check at your nearest 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 1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SL. Car batteries are only one of our many strong suits. Our technicians are well-acquainted with Mercedes-Benz’s service specs for 380SL battery cold cranking amps and reserve capacity. Get help identifying the type and size of battery that fits your car perfectly, and schedule a fast car battery replacement at your earliest convenience.

Are Interstate Batteries Good for 380SLs?

Your Mercedes-Benz 380SL deserves the best, which is why we exclusively carry the best. Our technicians install over 700,000 batteries/year using outrageously dependable Interstate Batteries. Interstate has been an battery-industry leader for durability, charge capacity, and innovation. Pop the hood of any Mercedes-Benz 380SL and you may find a trusty Interstate Battery. Their tried and true products are commonly used in forklifts severe duty trucks, golf carts, and boats! Your 1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SL needs a reliable battery to run optimally. And Interstate Batteries are Outrageously Dependable®.

After Buying 1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SL Battery

Got a new car battery installed in your 1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SL? Good thinking! You can give your new battery a head start with proper care and attention. turning off all of the lights when you leave your vehicle, decreasing the number of short trips you take, keeping the battery posts corrosion-free, and not playing the radio or using other electronics when the engine is turned off.

Answers to Your 380SL Car Battery Questions

Get answers to common car battery questions, from Firestone Complete Auto Care. If you have a 380SL-specific battery question, stop by your nearest store. Our expert techs have the answers you need.

  • Why doesn’t my 380SL battery stay charged? A battery is in its final hour when it will no longer hold a charge. The battery may be too old. Or, you’ve been leaving the doors slightly open and the lights on overnight. Stop by for a complimentary battery check at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care to learn more about the state of your battery.
  • What happens to my old 380SL battery? We recycle it! Nearly 100% of all lead-acid batteries are recyclable.
  •  How much do Mercedes-Benz 380SL batteries cost? Mercedes-Benz 380SL batteries can be affordable, especially when there's an available battery coupon. Plus, every Interstate Battery comes with a maintenance-free performance warranty and limited-time free replacement.

Mercedes-Benz 380SL Batteries Near You

Don’t let a dead battery stop you. Shop replacement car batteries for your 1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SL at Firestone Complete Auto Care.