Car Batteries for 1990 Mercedes-Benz 500SL

The Right Battery Size for a 1990 Mercedes-Benz 500SL

Need more info about Mercedes-Benz 500SL batteries? Use this chart to find the right battery size and CCAs for your Mercedes-Benz 500SL.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-49/H8 V8/5.0L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 900
MTP-49/H8 V8/5.0L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 900
MTX-49/H8 V8/5.0L Replacement 36 months Performance 36 months 900
BATTERIES

V8/5.0L

- Battery: MT-49/H8

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 900

V8/5.0L

- Battery: MTP-49/H8

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 900

V8/5.0L

- Battery: MTX-49/H8

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance 36 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 900

Shopping for Mercedes-Benz 500SL Car Batteries

Sadly, your Mercedes-Benz 500SL won't last forever. Neither will its battery. Generally, car batteries last from three to five years. Don’t get stranded by your 500SL’s car battery. Replace it regularly instead! Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A slow engine crank, an illuminated check engine light or battery signal, swollen battery case, corroded battery posts, and subpar electrical performance may all indicate that your battery is on its last leg.

Plus, at Firestone Complete Auto Care, we’ll test your battery for free. With computerized testing we can see how much charge is left in your battery. Drop in for a free battery check and, if necessary, a battery replacement to help keep your 1990 Mercedes-Benz 500SL running! Automotive batteries are just one of our many areas of expertise. Our expert technicians understand Mercedes-Benz service recommendations for 500SL 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.

Should You Choose Interstate Batteries for Your 500SL?

Your Mercedes-Benz 500SL deserves the best, which is why we exclusively carry the best. We install more than 700,000 car batteries a year using Interstate Batteries, America’s #1 replacement battery brand. Interstate has been an battery-industry leader for durability, charge capacity, and innovation for many years. That's why you'll find Interstate Batteries in the engines of many a Mercedes-Benz 500SL. Their entire line of powerful offerings can be found in industrial lifts, freightliners, utility vehicles, and fishing boats. To run optimally, your 1990 Mercedes-Benz 500SL requires a dependable battery. That's Interstate: Outrageously Dependable®.

Making Your 500SL’s New Battery Last

Have you recently had a fresh battery installed in your Mercedes-Benz 500SL? Great job! You can give your new battery a head start with proper care and attention. Help extend your car battery’s life by decreasing the number of short trips you take, keeping the battery posts corrosion-free, and avoiding radio and electronic component use when the engine is off.

Answers to Your 500SL Car Battery Questions

Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care for answers to all your car battery questions. If you have a 500SL-specific battery question, pay us a visit. Our expert techs have the answers you need.

  • Why won't my 500SL battery stay charged? A battery that won't hold a charge is almost as good as dead. The battery may be too old. Or, you may have been leaving your car doors ajar and the dome lights on during the 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 500SL battery? We recycle it, taking care of both your car and the Earth.
  • How much will replacing my Mercedes-Benz 500SL’s battery cost? You can find affordable 500SL batteries by using one of our car battery coupons, when available. Plus, every Interstate Battery comes with a maintenance-free performance warranty and limited-time free replacement.

Get a Battery for Your Mercedes-Benz 500SL

The middle of nowhere is the wrong place to have a weak battery. Shop replacement batteries for 1990 Mercedes-Benz 500SL today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.