1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL Car Batteries

The Right Battery Size for a 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL

Need more info about Mercedes-Benz 560SL batteries? Use this chart to find the right battery size and CCAs for your Mercedes-Benz 560SL.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-49/H8 V8/5.6L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 900
MTP-49/H8 V8/5.6L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 900
MTX-49/H8 V8/5.6L Replacement 36 months Performance 36 months 900
BATTERIES

V8/5.6L

- Battery: MT-49/H8

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 900

V8/5.6L

- Battery: MTP-49/H8

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 900

V8/5.6L

- Battery: MTX-49/H8

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance 36 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 900

Shopping for Mercedes-Benz 560SL Car Batteries

Your 560SL 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 560SL’s car battery. Replace it regularly instead! Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A lagging starter, a blinking battery or check engine light, swollen battery case, corroded battery posts, or faded headlights may all indicate that your battery needs attention.

Or, you can get a complimentary battery check at your nearest 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 necessary, a battery replacement to help keep your 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL running! Automotive batteries are just one of our many areas of expertise. Our technicians are well-acquainted with Mercedes-Benz’s service specs for 560SL 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 fast car battery replacement at your earliest convenience.

Why Choose an Interstate Battery for Your 560SL?

Your Mercedes-Benz 560SL deserves the best, which is why we only carry top-of-the-line replacement parts and batteries. We install more than 700,000 car batteries a year using outrageously dependable Interstate Batteries. Interstate has been a leader in car battery reliability, charge capacity, and innovation for many years. That's why you'll find Interstate Batteries in the engines of many a Mercedes-Benz 560SL. Their entire line of powerful offerings can be found in industrial lifts, freightliners, utility vehicles, and boats! Your 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL needs a reliable battery to run optimally. And Interstate Batteries are Outrageously Dependable®.

After Buying 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL Battery

Did you recently have a new 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL car battery installed? Great job! Give your new car battery the best start with proper care. flipping the dome lights and headlights off when exiting the car, cutting back on unnecessary short trips, cleaning your battery posts, and not playing the radio or using other electronics when the engine is turned off.

Commonly Asked 560SL Battery Questions

Firestone Complete Auto Care has answers to your top car battery questions. If you have a 560SL-specific battery question, stop by your nearest store. Our expert techs have the answers you need.

  • Why doesn’t my 560SL battery stay charged? A battery is in its final hour when it will no longer hold a charge. It may be getting old. Or, you may have a habit of leaving your car doors open and the cabin light at night. Stop by for a complimentary battery check at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and learn more about your battery's charge.
  • What do you do with my old 560SL battery? We recycle it! Nearly 100% of all lead-acid batteries are recyclable.
  •  How much do Mercedes-Benz 560SL batteries cost? Mercedes-Benz 560SL 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.

Get a Battery for Your Mercedes-Benz 560SL

Don’t let a dead battery stop you. Shop replacement car batteries for your 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL at Firestone Complete Auto Care.