1987 Porsche 911 Car Batteries

The Right Battery Size for a 1987 Porsche 911

Not sure what battery to get for your Porsche 911? Use this chart to find the right battery size and CCAs for your Porsche 911.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-49/H8 H6/3.2L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 900
MTP-49/H8 H6/3.2L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 900
MTX-49/H8 H6/3.2L Replacement 36 months Performance 36 months 900
MT-49/H8 H6/3.3L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 900
MTP-48/H6 H6/3.3L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 760
MTX-48/H6 H6/3.3L Replacement 36 months Performance 36 months 760
BATTERIES

H6/3.2L

- Battery: MT-49/H8

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 900

H6/3.2L

- Battery: MTP-49/H8

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 900

H6/3.2L

- Battery: MTX-49/H8

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance 36 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 900

H6/3.3L

- Battery: MT-49/H8

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 900

H6/3.3L

- Battery: MTP-48/H6

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 760

H6/3.3L

- Battery: MTX-48/H6

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance 36 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 760

Buying a Replacement Battery for Porsche 911

You can pretty much drive your Porsche 911 until you don't want to anymore. But your 911's battery? Don't count on it to last forever. On average, auto batteries last anywhere from three to five years. You want to replace your 1987 Porsche 911 battery before it fails and leaves you stranded. Pay attention to clues that your battery is on its way out. A lagging starter, an illuminated check engine light or battery signal, swollen battery case, corroded battery terminals, and subpar electrical performance can all signal that your battery is waving goodbye.

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. Visit us for a complimentary battery check and, if necessary, a battery replacement to help keep your 1987 Porsche 911 running! Car batteries are one of our many specialties! Our technicians are well-acquainted with Porsche’s service specs for 911 battery CCAs and reserve capacity. Get help choosing the battery size that matches your vehicle, and schedule a weekday or weekend battery replacement service for your car.

Should You Choose Interstate Batteries for Your 911?

We only want what’s best for your Porsche 911, 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 America's #1 replacement battery from Interstate Batteries. Interstate has been an battery-industry leader for durability, performance, and technology. Pop the hood of any Porsche 911 and you may find a trusty Interstate Battery. Their powerful products are installed in boom lifts, freightliners, golf carts, and fishing boats. To run optimally, your 1987 Porsche 911 requires a dependable battery. That's Interstate: Outrageously Dependable®.

After Buying 1987 Porsche 911 Battery

Did you recently have a new 1987 Porsche 911 car battery installed? Good thinking! Give your new car battery the best start with proper care. You can take care of your battery by limiting short trips, keeping the battery posts corrosion-free, and not using electronics such as the radio and power outlets when the engine is off.

Answers to Your 911 Car Battery Questions

Firestone Complete Auto Care has answers to your top car battery questions. If you have a 911-specific battery question, stop by your nearest store. Our technicians are happy to help.

  • Why won’t my 911 battery hold a charge? A battery is in its final hour when it will no longer hold a charge. The battery may be too 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 nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care to learn more about the state of your battery.
  • What do you do with my old 911 battery? We recycle it, taking care of both your car and the Earth.
  •  How much do Porsche 911 batteries cost? You can find affordable 911 batteries by using one of our car battery coupons, when available. 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 Porsche 911

Don't let a failing battery slow you down. Shop replacement batteries for 1987 Porsche 911s today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.