1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 Car Batteries

Battery Size & Replacement for 1996 Mercedes-Benz C280

Need more info about Mercedes-Benz C280 batteries? Use this chart to find the right battery size and CCAs for your Mercedes-Benz C280.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-49/H8 L6/2.8L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 900
MTP-49/H8 L6/2.8L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 900
MTX-49/H8 L6/2.8L Replacement 36 months Performance 36 months 900
BATTERIES

L6/2.8L

- Battery: MT-49/H8

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 900

L6/2.8L

- Battery: MTP-49/H8

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 900

L6/2.8L

- Battery: MTX-49/H8

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance 36 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 900

Buying a Replacement Battery for Mercedes-Benz C280

Your C280 doesn't have an expiration date, but its battery does. Generally, car batteries last from three to five years. You want to replace your 1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 battery before it fails and leaves you stranded. Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A lagging starter, a blinking battery or check engine light, swollen battery case, corroded battery terminals, and subpar electrical performance can all signal that your battery needs attention.

Or, you can get a complimentary battery check at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care. With computerized testing we can see how much charge is left in your battery. Stop by for a free battery test and, if needed, a replacement battery for your 1996 Mercedes-Benz C280. Car batteries are one of our many specialties! Our expert technicians understand Mercedes-Benz service recommendations for C280 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.

Why Choose an Interstate Battery for Your C280?

Your Mercedes-Benz C280 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 for many years. That's why you'll find Interstate Batteries in the engines of many a Mercedes-Benz C280. Their powerful products are installed in industrial lifts, commercial trucks, utility vehicles, and even boats! You need a car battery that's just as dependable as your 1996 Mercedes-Benz C280. That's Interstate: Outrageously Dependable®.

Caring for a New Mercedes-Benz C280 Battery

Got a new car battery installed in your 1996 Mercedes-Benz C280? Good thinking! Give your new car battery the best start with proper care. ensuring all the lights are turned off before you leave the car, decreasing the number of short trips you take, cleaning your battery posts, and not using electronics such as the radio and power outlets when the engine is off.

Commonly Asked C280 Battery Questions

Firestone Complete Auto Care has answers to your top car battery questions. If you have battery questions that are Mercedes-Benz C280-specific, stop by your nearest store. Our technicians have the answers.

  • Why won't my C280 battery stay charged? A car battery that needs to be jump-started every time is as good as dead. The battery may be too old. Or, you may have a habit of leaving your car doors open and the lights on overnight. Stop by for a complimentary battery check at your favorite Firestone Complete Auto Care and get a handle on your car battery’s health.
  • What do you do with my dead C280 battery? We recycle it, taking care of both your car and the Earth.
  • What’s the cost of Mercedes-Benz C280 batteries? You can find affordable C280 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 New Mercedes-Benz C280 Battery

Don’t let a dead battery stop you. Shop replacement car batteries for your 1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 at Firestone Complete Auto Care.