1984 Mercedes-Benz 380SL Car Batteries

The Right Battery Size for a 1984 Mercedes-Benz 380SL

Researching battery replacements for your Mercedes-Benz 380SL? Use this chart to find the right battery size and CCAs for your Mercedes-Benz 380SL.

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

Shopping for Mercedes-Benz 380SL Car Batteries

Sadly, your Mercedes-Benz 380SL won't last forever. Neither will its battery. The average car battery lasts three to five years. Don’t get stranded by your 380SL’s car battery. Replace it regularly instead! Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A lagging starter, an illuminated battery or check engine light, swollen battery case, corroded battery posts, and subpar electrical performance 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 1984 Mercedes-Benz 380SL. Car batteries are only one of our many strong suits. Our expert technicians understand Mercedes-Benz service recommendations for 380SL car batteries’ reserve capacities and cold cranking amps. Get help identifying the type and size of battery that's best for your 380SL, and schedule a fast car battery replacement at your earliest convenience.

Are Interstate Batteries Good for 380SLs?

We only want what’s best for your Mercedes-Benz 380SL, 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, power, and innovation for many years. That's why you'll find Interstate Batteries in the engines of many a Mercedes-Benz 380SL. Their tried and true products are commonly used in boom lifts, freightliners, UTVs, and boats! Your 1984 Mercedes-Benz 380SL needs a reliable battery to run optimally. And Interstate Batteries are Outrageously Dependable®.

Making Your 380SL’s New Battery Last

Got a new car battery installed in your 1984 Mercedes-Benz 380SL? Great job! Give your new car battery the best start with proper care. ensuring all the lights are turned off before you leave the car, 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.

Commonly Asked 380SL 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 Mercedes-Benz 380SL battery, pay us a visit. Our technicians are happy to help.

  • Why won’t my 380SL battery hold a charge? A battery that won't hold a charge is almost as good as dead. The battery may be too old. Or, you’ve been leaving the doors slightly open and the dome lights on during the night. Stop by for a complimentary battery check at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and learn more about your battery's charge.
  • What do you do with my dead 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. The best part is, every Interstate Battery has both a maintenance-free performance warranty and a limited-time free replacement.

Get a Battery for Your Mercedes-Benz 380SL

The middle of nowhere is the wrong place to have a weak battery. Shop replacement batteries for 1984 Mercedes-Benz 380SL today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.